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Build Your Own Arcade Cabinet Using A $50 IKEA Desk


IKEA hacksman SIN Tchan has built himself this pretty golly gosh darn spiffy custom arcade cabinet using a $50 IKEA desk, a 24″ Samsung monitor and a handful of inexpensive components, all for around $365. Not too bad, eh?

Assuming you already have the console, the additional components include:

– MICKE desk $49.99
– Samsung monitor 24” hdmi with speakers $150
– Arcade stick motherboard $30 (type ”arcade stick pcb” on
– Buttons + joystick (brand Sanwa) $40
– Stainless steel panel $30
– Black stickers $15
– stool $50

Full instructions for the build can be found on SIN Tchan’s IKEA Hackers page. Take a better look at the finished product below.


(via LifeHacker)


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