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Another instance of checking an unfinished project off my list. I still have the pinball to go but this one is easy and that one is hard 😉 This one should be real quick. I bought this ArcadeWorx cab of @namastepat back in February. It's surprisingly large, taking up a lot of space on my garage floor so time to get it working and sitting somewhere else. https://www.aussiearcade.com/showthread.php/92614-Arcadeworx-Bartop-cabinet-with-19-inch-monitor-75?highlight=bartop Cabs is a little banged up with a few nicks but over all pretty good. All black and I love the Space Invaders cut-outs in the marquee area. So I thought I'd continue with the Space Invaders theme and keep the cab Black and Red. It didn't hurt that I had a pack of both red and black buttons 😉 I'd also bought a power supply and jamma harness to match the Pandora 4S I bought back in April. I installed the buttons and joysticks. Will need to check the controls for the Pandora to see if I need the other 3 holes. I'll use what I need and try to find some of those caps to cover any not used. Also the top row holes are smaller than the player button holes 😞 The P1 and P2 buttons I used (STD size) will never come out again LOL! Installed speakers inside the audio cut-outs. The IEC socket I have is not round like the hole that had been cut out 😞 Traced around and then did a little free-styling with my jigsaw. The flange on the socket hides the shoddiness 😄 Wired mains socket, power supply and jamma harness power. I then fired it up to see if smoke would come out. Success! Damn I love how fast these Pandora's boot up unlike those shitty 60-1 jobs. It was getting late so I'll finish wiring in the joysticks and buttons next weekend. One last thing was to mount the fan cover into the top. The Alien one I had suits the theme. With the top cut-out I've love to put in some acrylic and then an LED strip that swipes from left to right. Not sure how I'd do that but lit up red and sliding across would be awesome. I also need to source some black t-molding as the control panel strip is missing. I am bummed its a widescreen monitor but the bezel was cut to match and the screen came with it so I can't complain. Cheers, Brad