X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Tabletop Arcade Machines: Half-Cabinet, Half-Amazing

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

We’ve seen a handful of tiny arcade machines, but Tiny Arcade Machines is way better. It’s a shop owned by YouTuber dabarduba, an electronics engineer in the UK. He makes compact arcade machines that fit on your desktop or bar counter. They look like arcade cabinets with their lower halves chopped off.

tiny-arcade-machines

As you can see, dabarduba not only knows his electronics, he’s also got a degree in Appropriately Cheesy Arcade Cabinet Design. His machines come in both 1- and 2-player configuration; they can be loaded with thousands of arcade classics or rigged to play console or PC games. Here’s one of his machines running Street Fighter x Tekken:

You can see more videos of the machines on dabarduba’s YouTube channel. He also makes even tinier – but still functioning – machines, which are perfect for playing just one game, just like a traditional arcade machine.

The arcade machines are not cheap – they cost between £399 to £950 (~$600 to $1,500 USD) – but neither are back surgeries. You can order a unit from the Tiny Arcade Machines website, which also looks like it was made two decades ago. Seriously sir, you would get way more clients if you updated your website.

[via ThisIsWhyI’mBroke]

 

Deals in The Technabob Shop



BattlBox

BattlBox

LoftTek Adventure Jacket

LoftTek Adventure Jacket

LeanBag Backpack

LeanBag Backpack

Advertisement
2019 BMW M850i 8-Series Convertible Raises the Roof

2019 BMW M850i 8-Series Convertible Raises the Roof

2020 Jeep Gladiator Pickup Pics and Details Leak Early

2020 Jeep Gladiator Pickup Pics and Details Leak Early

VW Tarok Concept Creatively Crams in a Huge Truck Bed

VW Tarok Concept Creatively Crams in a Huge Truck Bed