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Nebulous Bee to JAMMA Adapter

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Nebulous Bee, like Gallag, was a bootleg copy of the very popular Namco Galaga game released in 1982. While the genuine Galaga board is populated by many custom ICs, both Nebulous Bee and Gallag implement this via discrete logic and CPU based circuitry while at the same time maintaining full hardware-software compatibility. In the end, the discrete hardware has proven itself to be far more reliable than the Namco original.

Nebulous Bee also simplifies the pinout. Unlike Gallag which uses a 44 pin edge connector and a 5 pin 2.54mm header for video, Nebulous Bee jams everything into a single 36 pin edge connector.

As a result, neither of these games are pinout compatible.

For the original Galaga adapter see the Namco Galaga to JAMMA Adapter page here. For the Gallag adapter see the Gallag to JAMMA Adapter page here.

Game Compatibility

Only the Nebulous Bee bootleg board can be used with this adapter:

The adapter has been tested with a Nebulous Bee board.

Note: There are other Gallaga bootleg boards out there that not compatible with this pinout. Besides the common Gallag boards, there are many other variants as well. One such example is the an obscure Galaga clone with yet another 36 pin pinout which resembles a Falcon pinout.

Pinout

SOLDER SIDE PARTS SIDE
VSYNC P2B1
VGREEN P2LEFT
VBLUE P2RIGHT
P1LEFT VRED
P1RIGHT P1B1
P1START P2START
COIN1 COCKTAIL
GND GND
COIN2 NC
+5V +5V
NC +5V
NC TEST
NC NC
+12V +12V
SPK+ SPK-
GND GND
GND GND
GND GND

Dimensions

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

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