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BYOAC is short for Build Your Own Arcade Controls. This is an online community for people with fond memories of coin operated arcade(game) machines. Many of the community members build their own arcade cabinets or have restored old arcade cabinets to their former glory.

The Forum

The forum is the main community hub. You will find many shared experiences, ideas, showcases, artwork and arcade game related topics. Feel free to ask questions or post your project (many members are fond of construction/work-in-progres pictures!) Before you ask a question, please use the forum's search function or take a look at the FAQ.

The Wiki

You are here. This wiki is intended to collect and share the gained knowledge about building and restoring arcade cabinets. The Main Page has links to the most common area's of interest. Be sure to take a look at the FAQ or the building example to gain more insight in the hobby.

The BYOAC website

The BYOAC website was founded by Saint in 2000. The website is no longer updated,- the forum has become the focal point of community news, projects and activity.