Welcome to the updated Slickdeals redesign beta. Learn more and give us feedback. Or, return to the classic view.

Search in
Popular Deal

X-Arcade MAME Arcade Joystick $59 ($129) $9 S/H Ends Sunday

wallyworld77 71 January 24, 2013 at 10:24 PM in Video Games (3)
Deal
Score
+44
48,474 Views
Buy Now

Deal Details

X-Arcade Dual USB Arcade Joystick $59 ($129) $9 S/H Ends Sunday

MAME USB Joystick, also works with Raspberry PI & various game systems with adapters
http://www.xgaming.com/store/prom...oystick-2/

This is the lowest ever available direct from xgaming.com

Version with trackball also available for $50 off
http://www.xgaming.com/store/prom...ll-arcade/

Deals are usually just for Christmas
About the OP
Give Rep Send Message
Joined Dec 2011 L1: Learner
71 Reputation Points
5 Deals Posted
1 Votes Submitted
17 Comments Posted

Community Wiki

Last Edited by scrapplejoe January 27, 2013 at 10:48 AM
For a great free MAME front-end, check out HYPERSPIN

http://www.hyperspin-fe.com/forum/forum.php

you can also add any other system to the hyperspin wheel..

232 Comments

1 2 3 4 5

Sign up for a Slickdeals account to remove this ad.

#3
I had one of these probably 9 years ago and let a friend borrow it, and of course, never saw it again. I didn't even think twice to order another one at this price. If only SlikStik were still in business, though.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#4
Sweet deal, I built my own a few years ago.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Power Level: Over 9000!!!
196 Reputation
#5
Would be better if some Sanwa/Seimitsu square-gate joysticks dropped to this price.. and I prefer convex buttons =\

Killer price though for dual joystick setup!!!!!!
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#6
Awesome price. Have the tankstick in my MAME cab. Can't beat the deal, but I couldn't deal without the trackball.

Quote from RochRx7 View Post :
Would be better if some Sanwa/Seimitsu square-gate joysticks dropped to this price.. and I prefer convex buttons =\

Killer price though for dual joystick setup!!!!!!
buy the buttons you like and install them. You can mod the controller however you want without voiding the warranty.

Quote from kiddk1 View Post :
Sweet deal, I built my own a few years ago.
where'd you get the sweet artwork?
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#7
Does anyone know if this will work with the slew of android PC sticks running JB or ICS. I know alot of them can run the games and even use usb sticks but any insight on the drivers required or usage on android system?
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#8
Please note, if you're building an actual mame arcade, for the love of god don't just plop one of these on top and call it an arcade. Thanks!
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#9
Quote from kiddk1 View Post :
Sweet deal, I built my own a few years ago.
Beautiful. I'm having a growing inkling to build one for my basement. Did you use plans from a website? Or have a step by step? Seems to be a daunting task, and if I were to do it I'd want to do it the right way.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0

Sign up for a Slickdeals account to remove this ad.

#10
I'd bet money that this will work with the OUYA or someone will create a patch/mod to make it work. Plug this in, install whatever patch necessary, and you've got a pretty cheap option for playing games via MAME.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#11
Quote from proppat View Post :
I'd bet money that this will work with the OUYA or someone will create a patch/mod to make it work. Plug this in, install whatever patch necessary, and you've got a pretty cheap option for playing games via MAME.
Looks like it already works with Android pretty much out of the box. Why wait for OUYA when you could just use raspberry pi or Android PC sticks now Smilie Also cool the trackball version, trackball would work as mouse input.

LINKY [youtube.com]

OMG
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#12
Quote from MrFunnyMan View Post :
Looks like it already works with Android pretty much out of the box. Why wait for OUYA when you could just use raspberry pi or Android PC sticks now Smilie Also cool the trackball version, trackball would work as mouse input.

LINKY [youtube.com]

OMG
Correct me if I'm wrong, but Raspberry Pi isn't going to have the horsepower to play a lot of MAME titles well. Regardless, my OUYA is on the way in March so it could make an awesome input device for it Smilie
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#13
I have this - and it's an amazing deal for $60, but I have a lot of regret over not buying the version with the trackball. Marble Madness, Centipede, Golf games - just can't play them without the trackball.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#14
Quote from proppat View Post :
Correct me if I'm wrong, but Raspberry Pi isn't going to have the horsepower to play a lot of MAME titles well. Regardless, my OUYA is on the way in March so it could make an awesome input device for it Smilie
I'd expect it to play titles up to the early 90s smoothly, at least.

(Never mind, I misread and thought you were talking about the Ouya)
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#15
Quote from Danenick View Post :
I had one of these probably 9 years ago and let a friend borrow it, and of course, never saw it again.
I learned my lesson too. I can't tell you how many things were stolen from me over the years from "friends" ... DVDs, games, software, a $200 set of drafting circles, 2 AeroBeds, etc.

"Can I borrow..." ... "NO!"

Or maybe I should start charging a deposit. I got one of those PayPal credit card swipers. Hehe...

This stick reminds me how I built myself an arcade joystick back on the Dreamcast using repair parts from Happs controls [suzohapp.com], some wood, and a cheap 3rd party DC controller I ripped apart and rewired to the stick I built. I see now there are some tutorials out there [arcadecontrols.com]. I need to find that old stick and replace its guts with an XBox 360 or PC board. The build cost me about $200, but that's because I had to buy a bunch of tools (power drill, bits, wood boring bits, saw, sanding stuff, soldering iron, etc). I imagine it could be done a whole lot cheaper if you have them already.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Page 1 of 16
1 2 3 4 5
Join the Conversation
Add a Comment
 

Featured Coupons & Discounts

$10 Off a Purchase of $50+ Use Coupon Code: SUMMER10
1645 Redemptions at LivingSocial
Save $5 on Orders Over $50 Use Coupon Code: SDAUGEST
46 Redemptions at SammyDress
Deals Up to 75% Off + Extra $5 Off $99 + Free Shipping Use Coupon Code: 5SD
7083 Redemptions at BuyDig
Slickdeals Price Tracker
Saving money just got easier.
Start Tracking Today
Copyright 1999 - 2015. Slickdeals, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Copyright / DMCA Notice  •  Privacy Policy  •  Terms of Service  •  Acceptable Use Policy (Rules)