COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS
It means MINI Multi Arcade Laptop. It is concept to define a portable system that allows launching videogames of multiple platforms and that is presented like small-scale arcade machines reproductions.
You can install standard mini systems on them, like Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi, Banana Pi, mini or pico itx pc boards, Pandora’s Box, etc… By default we usually install an Orange Pi PC, due its good performance on arcade games. This allows, among others, to run the most recent versions of the famous RetrorangePi (Retropie) and launch games of all kinds of arcades and consoles.
It will depend on the software and the version installed on your machine, although it will usually be able to reproduce thousands of classic titles from very different platforms.
Yes it is. Thanks to its intuitive controls you will learn its operation in a short time.
Very! We use real arcade joysticks, buttons and sounds, which provides a true arcade tactile feel – plays exactly as you remember ;)
It’s optional. You can use the coins acceptor or a service button to do the same function. You decide!
Of course! It’s one of the main advantages of being an “artisanal” products. Choose the model of cabinet that you like and tell us what details you would like to apply to study what we can do.
Yeah. Feel free to customize your Minimal RetroCab like you want at your own risk. Swap out the Pi board for something else like a itx based computer, replace the joystick, buttons or any other part of your new hackable cabinet.
Although taking great care of the final result, we usually do our work as quickly as possible. Approximately between 2 weeks and 1 month.
We try to reach all possible points on the planet. Anyway, you can consult us about it by any of the available ways.
Unfortunately, no, due they are handmade products and requires a hard job.
About 20lbs (9kg). You can move it easly.
These machines are less than 1/2 scale of traditional arcade machines. When used over a desk or similar, etc, it fall at about same height they did in the original arcade cabinets. Dimensions are about: 27.5inch (70cm) H x 9.8inch (25cm) W x 11.8inch (30cm) D.
Without a desk, the controls hit about 14inch (35.5cm).
No. Only if you select the hard level to make your own cabinet from zero. But it is not so difficult.
You can do either. You can sit to play on the floor or a small seat, or use over a stand to play.
Due to the modular design and its standard components, all parts are easily replaceable.
All our machines can have an 8-inch or 10-inch LCD screen with high resolution, 4:3 aspect ratio and good response time. They have main controls to adjust brightness, contrast and some other interesting parameters as you wish.
Yes, with 2 buttons (+/-) on the back of the machine.
Yes! We wanted to create an authentic arcade experience, so we included all elements in our mini machines.
It deppends on the system that you use. Retropie or similars has implemented that filters.
HDMI. If you are interested in others like VGA or RCA, tell us.
You could add an HDMI splitter and a external HDMI port in the back connections panel.