Nichibutsu to JAMMA Adapter

Description

Allows you to use your Nichibutsu pre-JAMMA game, in a JAMMA cabinet or a super gun device.

Nichibutsu, aka Nihon Bussan Co. was a small video game developer. Just like many arcade game manufacturers from this period, their games shared similar hardware and pinout configuration.

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Pinout

This adapter follows the following pinout scheme:

SOLDER SIDE PARTS SIDE
P2RIGHT P2LEFT
P2UP P2DOWN
P2B1 P2B2
NC NC
P1RIGHT P1LEFT
P1UP P1DOWN
P1B1 P1B2
SVC RESET
P1START * P2START *
COIN1 * COIN2 *
GND GND
GND GND
GND GND
SPK- SPK+
+12V +12V
+5V +5V
+5V +5V
+5V +5V

(PCB edge connector facing away, list is ordered right to left)

Compatible Games

This is the list of compatible games that should be compatible with this adapter:

Note: Games that use only 1 button, may misbehave when button 2 is pressed during gameplay. For example with MagMax, pressing button 2 speeds up the gameplay.

The adapter has been tested with many genuine Nichibutsu boards for compatibility. As always, check the pinout to ensure your game is compatible with this adapter.

The adapter has been tested with Magmax.

Revision History:

Rev 1.0: Initial Design.

Specifications

Board Size: 45mm x 112mm
Current Carrying Capacity: 5V – 12A, 12V-3A