Thursday, November 10, 2011

Gfront - An Inside Look

Here are some pics I took about a year ago in Japan in a arcade shop named Gfront. Gfront is well known for having a great selection of arcade games and the high prices that they sell their games for.

Rows and Rows of arcade games.

Some Cave games and Arcade panels.

Some Superguns and Sega systems.

Some Atomiswave, Naomi and Neo Geo games.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

The Sega Lindbergh

Well it took some time, But I finally added a Sega Lindbergh to my arcade collection. As everyone knows the Lindbergh was released in 2005 and had four different models: Lindbergh Yellow, Lindbergh Blue, Lindbergh Red, and Lindbergh Red Ex.

Each version of the Lindbergh had different hardware specs, the Lindbergh yellow was most powerful. Here are the specs for the Lindbergh yellow:

CPU : Intel Pentium 4 3.0G HT (800Mhz FSB - 1MB L2 Cache)
GFX : NVIDIA GeForce 6 Series GPU
GFX Memory : 256MB (256 bit GDDR3)
OS : Montavista Linux
GFX Capabilities : Vertex Shader 3.0, Pixel Shader 3.0
Audio : 3D audio synthesizer chip onboard, possible to have 64 sounds playing simultaneously, 5.1 surround output.
Video output: One analog D-Sub, Two Digital DVI outputs.
Display : Single or dual monitor support. Can output the same picture to each monitor or different pictures on each monitor, the resolution for each of the 2 monitors can also be different.
Sound output: The two front speakers have RCA connectors, SPDIF for full surround.
Resolution : HDTV (High Definition)
RAM : 1024MB 184pin DDR SD-RAM PC3200 (2x 512MB DDR 400 sticks)
LAN : 10/100/1000 TBase Gigabit Network
Other : DVD Drive Support, USB2.0 (x4) - Sega ALL.NET online support.
Connector Format : JVS
Protection : High Spec original security module

The Lindbergh in my collection is the Red model, however all the hardware parts have upgraded with Lindbergh yellow parts .

Here is a list of some of the games released on the Lindbergh:

2 Spicy
After Burner Climax
Ghost Squad Evolution
Harley Davidson: King of the Road
House of the Dead EX
Hummer Extreme Edition
Initial D Arcade Stage 4
Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Kai
Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Limited
Initial D Arcade Stage 5
Lets Go Jungle
Lets Go Jungle Special
Outrun 2 SP SDX
Power Smash 3 / Virtua Tennis 3*
Primevil Hunt
Psy Phi
R Tuned: Ultimate Street Racing
Sega Race TV
The House of the Dead 4*
The House of the Dead 4 Special
Virtua Fighter 5
Virtua Fighter 5 Version B*
Virtua Fighter 5 Version C
Virtua Fighter 5 Version D
Virtua Fighter 5 R
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown

*Games in my Collection

Top of system

Side view

Inside Look

Nvidia GPU

Sound Card and JVS

Hard Drive

Boot Up Screen

Splash Screen

Game is loaded and read to play. The whole boot process takes around 55 seconds.

Video Coming Soon!