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A miniature replica of the original Pac-Man cabinet (as close as possible), cut off under the control panel.

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  I've been dying to do this for a long time.  This time I kept track of what I spent and what I did.  This is an expensive cab to make, with the cost of the parts hovering somewhere around $700.  Here is the 'list of materials': NOTE: prices do not include shipping
 
1 - Marquee retainer (Happ Controls) - 15.00
1 - Qt Semi-Gloss Black paint (Home Depot) - 5.00
2 - Side Art print on Adhesive Vinyl - 95.00
1 - Paint rollers (Home Depot) - 5.00
2 - MDF CTS board (24x48) (Home Depot) - 10.00
1 - Control Panel (Arcade Depot) !!! :) - 40.00
1 - 9" Monitor (Computer Show?) - 50.00
1 - 1.4 Ghz, 256Mb, M/B (Computer Show?) - 150.00
1 - I-Pac (Ultimarc) - 40.00
1 - Joystick (T-Stick+) (Ultimarc) - 25.00
12 - Arcade Buttons (Happ Controls) - 21.00
4 - Select Buttons (Happ controls) - 5.00
1 - PC Power Supply - 20.00
1 - Set of PC Speakers - 10.00
1 - Legacy Compatable Sound card (If using DOS) - 10.00
1 - Compact Flash to IDE Adapter (If using DOS) (Adi's Electronics) - 25.00
1 - Compact Flash card 64Mb (If using DOS) - 30.00
2 - 1/8" Plexi (Bezel & Marquee) (Home Depot) - 5.00
2 - 1/8" Lexan (Control Panel) (Home Depot) - 5.00
4 - Rubber Feet (Home Depot) - 1.00
1 - 20ft of black 1/2" T-Molding (T-Molding.com) - 10.00
 
Whew! 
 
NOTE: If I make another one of these, I will be using a 15" LCD Panel, as the 9" monitors are getting hard to find, and they are heavy.
 
Cabinet Width: 11"
Marquee: 4"x11"
Control Panel: 3.5"H x 5"D x 11"W
Bezel: 13"x11"
 
 
Outside Measurements:
(you can right-click and 'save as' to see the measurements clearer)

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BTW The Motherboard and Power Supply sit on the bottom shelf
The lights I just found lying around - Two 12v lights will do the job behind the marquee.
 
Internal measurements:
 
Piece:                         Width Depth
------                            -----     -----
Top                             11"     13.5"
Shelf Under Marquee    11"     13.5"
Monitor Shelf               11"     13"
Bottom                        11"     17.75"
Back                           11"     20.5"
 
BTW: You might want to put the back on a hinge to allow for east access ( I didn't do that out of lazyness) :-P
 
You'll also have to get a router bit to cut the 1/16" slot on the side of the panels for the T-molding.

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Here are the sides, back, top, and marquee shelf, cut out and painted black.

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The bottom, monitor shelf and the bezel rest (I didn't paint them 'cauze nobody will see them) :-P

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This is the cardboard template I used to ensure that the sides would be cut the same.

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The 9" monitor I mounted on the shelf (horizontally this time)

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Printed on my printer, and sandwiched between two pieces of plexi.

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Pilot holes were drawn on the cardboard and drilled through the sides.

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Screwing in the sides...

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The motherboard, and monitor mounted. I painted the front of the monitor black.

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Both sides in place, speaker mounted. (No marquee lights or CP yet)

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Got the sides and the t-molding on! Waiting on the joystick...

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Close up of Control Panel

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And finally! a finished project! :) The marquee *does* light...

And that's it.