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I did some searching around my directories and found a list of distributors of arcade games. Here it is …
From: firstname.lastname@example.org Newsgroups: rec.games.video.arcade Subject: List of Arcade Game Manufacturers May 1992 Date: 15 May 92 04:15:44 GMT Organization: Univ of Miami IR
These are the only to manufacturers I have so far … More entries would be appreciated greatly ! (like SEGA, Nintendo, etc.) …
Atari's customer service number is: 408-434-3941
Atari Games Customer Service 737 Sycamore Drive Milpitas, CA 95035
Atari will provide schematics and docs for almost anything that have made for only $12 or so. There are also some Atari people who read r.g.v.a, so you can try posting a message to catch their attention …
Williams/Bally/Midway is: 312-509-6573 (Note : this is a tech #)
3401 North California Avenue Chicago, IL 60618-5899
Games older than five years old are no longer supported. I'm sure they'll give you tech advice, though.
Here's a list of different places where you can get various parts and kits for arcade games (thanks to Rick Schieve for the info …) :
Video Connection in CA, 916-678-5189
the most reputatable, and fastest of the bunch and a nice catalog.
Eldorado Products in CA, 213-630-3300
A bit slow and excentric, but a great selection of oldies.
C&P in IN, 219-256-1138
Alpha Amusements in MI, 800-33-GAMES
good selection, but make sure you try what they send right away as they have mixed up what they sent.
Southeast Game Brokers Inc. in FL, 813-855-1080
Red Baron Amusements 1-800-331-3766
6540 W. Central Toledo, OH 43617
They usually sell newer kits but may have some old boards. They also state that they take Visa, MC, and Am. Express
The Game Exchange (614) 258-2933
P.O. Box 09598 Columbus, Ohio 43209-0598
They sell used games and kits.
Space Age Electronics 1-800-822-0280
26524 Golden Valley Road, Suite 507 Saugus, CA 91350
They sell new game monitors for pretty cheap. They had a 13" on sale in August for $150 and a 19" for $170.
AVA (314) 421-5100
2301 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63103
They look like they sell newer used kits but may also have older boards.
Galaxy Distributing 1-800-678-7665
401 S. Elgin Tulsa, OK 74120
New and used kits, power supplies. Good prices on newer kits. I don't know about older boards. They don't have a real extensive selection.
Here are some parts places that sell new stuff like joysticks, power supplies etc.
Competitive Products Corp. River Road Building #5 Tullytown, PA 19007 1-800-562-7283
Amusement Emporium 6880 South Emporia Street Englewood, Colorado, 80112 1-800-525-7059