Upright Arcade Machine


This is arcade machine follows the standard simple fixed screen layout. It comes in two main variants, horizontal screen and vertical screen.



Vertical Arcade Machine:


Many of the earliest arcade games used a vertically rotated (portrait) monitor. They are referred to as vertical games, and vertical cabinets. 



Space Invaders, Galaxian, PacMan, Mr Do, Donkey Kong, Frogger, Pengo, Qix, Eggor, Pheonix, 1942, Scramble, Tutankham, Time Pilot, Xevious, Zaxxon



Horizontal Arcade Machine:


After a while, a horizontally oriented screen became the standard. So most fixed screen arcade machines therefore have a horizontal screen. Vertical games played on this machine will be vertically letterboxed  (black bars left and right).  





  • This machine can be decorated with custom art of your choice. 
  • Quick swap multi panel system with panel storage 
  • Narrow (560mm) or Wide (640mm) versions






If you buy both a horizontal and a vertical machine you will have your own mini-arcade in which you can play almost any game with the correct controls and the correct screen orientation. The machines can share control panels between them.    Alternatively you might like our Rotary screen machine if you want everything in one machine.





Example system: 

£  885   Upright Arcade Machine with Marquee

£  210   Flat Fighter Panel 2x JLF clones, 12 buttons

£ 1095  Horizontal Screen Fighter


Optional Storage etc :

£   70   1 storage compartment

£ 140   4 storage compartments

£   25   additional Quick Swap marquees    


Alternate and Extra Control Panels:  

£100 to £350    See Control Panels for details.


Graphics Options:  

£ Free   Your choice of our existing graphics.

£ Free   You can provde your own graphics.

£ POA   New or custom graphics.


£ Free   Collection (long estate car or van required).

£  100   Specialist courier, approx 2-5 week service.

£  POA  Immediate delivery by ourselves,  



Order Process:
A telephone conversation early in the process is usually the best way to establish your requirements and from there the best solution for you. It's a complex trade-off between budget and which games you care most about. Also we'll be thinking about when it can be built/delivered which depends on stock levels and the current build queue.
When you are ready to order, if it's a custom build we will take a deposit and that secures your position in the build queue.


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91 Canterbury Close



BS37 5TU

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