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DECO Cassette System to JAMMA Adapter

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The DECO Cassette System was introduced in December 1980 by Data East. It was the first arcade system that allowed arcade operators to change games and used audio micro-cassettes as the storage medium. Operators were required to purchase a generic DECO cassette cabinet, and games would come in form of a kit that would include the instruction manual, the cassette and a security dongle.

On power up, the system would load the contents of the game from the cassette into ram, which took 2-3 minutes on average, and the ram would retain the contents of the game until rebooted.

The system itself proved quite unreliable, and did not sell very well. Today there are very few of these systems still in working condition. In addition to that, many of the popular games released for the DECO system, were re-released as a standalone, ROM based game, in their own dedicated cabinet. In fact, many more of these dedicated games exist today.

This adapter is intended to be used with the original DECO Cassette System board. For games that got re-released on their own dedicated ROM based hardware, please see the Data East Dedicated to JAMMA Adapter page. 

Game Compatibility

This adapter is compatible with:

For addition information on this system and a list of games developed for it, see this page.

Pinout

Main Connector:

BOTTOM ROW TOP ROW
GND GND
+5V +5V
P1AD1 P1AD0
GND GND
+12V +12V
COUNT1 COUNT2
GND GND
OUT3 OUT2
OUT1 OUT0
GND GND
NC COIN1
NC COIN2
GND GND
NC P2START
P1START NC
NC CP10(TST)
P2B4 P2B3
P2B2 P2B1
P2DOWN P2UP
P2LEFT P2RIGHT
P1B4 P1B3
P1B2 P1B1
P1DOWN P1UP
P1LEFT P1RIGHT
GND GND

Power Connector:

PIN FUNCTION
1 +12V
2

+5V

3 +12V
4 GND
5 GND
6 -5V
7 +5V
8 NC

Video Connector:

PIN FUNCTION
1 BLUE
2

GREEN

3 RED
4 GND
5 NC
6 SYNC

 

 

Dimensions

Board Size: 50mm x 112mm
Weight: 50g

Shipping & Returns

We ship twice a week, usually Tuesdays and Thursdays. Some items are built to order and require a 5 business days turnaround. Thank you for your understanding and your patience.

There is 30 days return policy on undamaged items. Buyer pays for return shipping. See Return policy page for more information.