MiSTercade V1 Kit | MiSTer FPGA JAMMA Arcade Kit

MiSTercade V1 Kit | MiSTer FPGA JAMMA Arcade Kit

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MiSTercade V1 is discontinued. Thanks for playing!

MiSTercade V2 will be in stock in July 2024!










Connect one MiSTercade to multiple cabinets with MiSTercade Versus (VS)!

MiSTercade is the original JAMMA extension for MiSTer FPGA. Its best in class design has been enjoyed for more than two years around the world. Join club MiSTercade today! 


  • Fastest measured JAMMA encoder at 0.72ms average latency inputs for 2L12B setups
  • Accurate, triple video output:
    • 0.7V RGB via the HD15 port
    • Full range, adjustable, 3.3V video output (same level as Neo-Geo MV1C) via the JAMMA edge
      • Adjust potentiometers to cabinet. Output varies based on monitor :)
    • HDMI port can be used for capture or regular HDTV usage
  • Crystal clear audio:
    • i2s Hi-fi audio DAC (TI PCM5102)
    • 13.5W mono audio amplifier 
    • 3.5mm and RCA line-level stereo audio
    • Digital audio via mini TOSLINK
    • (Move DE10-nano switch SW0 towards middle of PCB for analog audio, leave it in outer position for mini TOSLINK)



  • 5V jumper to toggle between cabinet 5V rail, and MiSTercade's 12V to 5V buck converter.
  • Added ground pins for non-standard CPS-II Kick harnesses
  • Some switches changed to jumpers
  • Minor component changes


  • Switch to toggle between 0.7V and 3.2V video levels for HD15 port on main JAMMA board
  • Extra ESD protection
  • Simplified a few components
  • Swapped a few through hole capacitors for SMD electrolytic
  • Moved power inductor to top side (no more bottom side components)
  • Rounded JAMMA contacts


  • Added RGB potentiometers for JAMMA video attenuation
  • Simplified input circuit
  • Slightly louder mono audio amplifier
  • Onboard HD15 (VGA) is always consumer levels (700mV)
  • Removed secondary SD card from XL board
  • Textured finish on Top Plate
  • Gold volume knob

Power Notice:

  • +5V power generated from the +12V rail
    • +5V and -5V cabinet power supply rails are loaded for a steady 100 mA current

    MiSTercade Features:

    • Black, 4 layer, ENIG finish PCB with edge beveled JAMMA connector
    • User I/O port
    • 40mm fan
    • Reset, User, OSD buttons
    • Extensible for future add-ons
    • Currently only JAMMA compatible (not JVS)


    • 7 port USB hub with VBUS power control
    • Sub-1 ms controller encoder for 2 players 6 buttons
    • CPS1 and CPS2 kick harnesses for 1P and 2P buttons 4, 5 and 6
    • CHAMMA wiring for 2L12B at JAMMA edge with non-standard JAMMA wiring
    • Coin counter signal to increment cabinet coin count (Only works on 5V coin counters, not 12V)
    • 8 buttons for P1 and 6 buttons for P2 (using custom CPS-2 kick harness)
      • P1B7 = Test (no arcade games supported by mister use 8 buttons - only N64, PS1 and Saturn)
      • P1B8 = Service (mapped to pause in all cores)
      DIP Switch Function
      AMP STBY Puts audio amplifier in standby mode
      C1=C2 Merge coin inputs for 2 player cabinets that share a single coin mech
      P1 FREE Merge P1COIN and P1START for pseudo free-play mode
      P2 FREE Merge P2COIN and P2START for pseudo free-play mode


        Included with MiSTercade v1.3 Full kit:

        • Terasic DE10-nano
        • 128MB SDRAM v3.0
        • MiSTercade JAMMA PCB
        • MiSTercade Top Plate
        • MiSTercade XL PCB
        • MiSTercade Bottom Plate
        • Mounting hardware
        • 40 mm fan
        • 20x20x10 mm heatsink
        • USB bridge to connect to DE10-nano

        Included with MiSTercade v1.3 Lite kit:

        • MiSTercade JAMMA PCB
        • MiSTercade Top Plate
        • MiSTercade XL PCB
        • MiSTercade Bottom Plate
        • Mounting hardware
        • 40 mm fan
        • 20x20x10 mm heatsink
        • USB bridge to connect to DE10-nano

        Complete MiSTercade Diagrams:

        Note: Secondary Micro SD removed for V1.3



        Input Mapping Updater

        Github Repository (mappings, configs, etc)

        Video Guide

        Written Guide

        Arcade Projects Thread

        As Seen On:

          Retro RGB: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmassx9hJP8
          Scarlet Sprites: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-212r6kKC8
          Owlnonymous: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHAW0AfTomA
          DJPsykoM1: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/934909137
          Gillaxian: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/926372300
          PastBlaster: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/942439006

            Customer Reviews

            Based on 61 reviews
            Val Lyashov
            a pretty awesome piece of kit

            First up, shipping was super quick to AU. Mistercade unit came assembled, ready to through into the candy cab. Has been fairly smooth sailing getting it set up for 15k yoko after getting one of the supported wifi dongles.
            Have been having an absolute blast and can attest for the quality of the hardware itself. If you have the means to splash out, you're in for a treat.

            Amine BELAID
            must have for arcade

            top product, top service, I'm happy

            sebastian figueroa
            Excelente producto

            Excelente producto, todo chile me está pidiendo traer más mistercade así que seguiré comprando con y sin de10nano

            William Reed

            You rock 🤘

            Exceeded expectations

            Way more seamless than I was expecting. I basically only had to mount it in my cab and modify the config files. It turned my project work Saturday into a play games Saturday. Great product