Chinese or Japanese Vewlix

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Re: Chinese or Japanese Vewlix

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Neo_Arcadia wrote:
Inky wrote:OK I've tried to do a full run through in the initial post - as can be seen in the initial Vewlix L full photo - there was once a Japanese B/W Vewlix L that had the same innards (except the lower Vertical power supply) as the Vewlix F and AMI Vewlix.

However if there is such a thing a modern Japanese Vewlix I have no idea what it's innards look like.
the AMI Vewlix is a Vewlix L.
Indeed, albeit including the same vertical Wei-Yu power supply as the Vewlix F, as this (obviously not clear enough) is referring to.
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no , the Vewlix AMI does not come with the vertical Wie-ya power supply. I installed the one shown in the Picture.

the AMI Vewlix is identical to the L

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So do the clones lack the Taito audio boards then? This is getting more confusing by the day :problem:
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the clones are different in every way, beside most part of the Shell (?).

Taito licensed the Name "Vewlix" , nothing else. So a clone might be a Vewlix but not a Taito Vewlix.

Not sure about the clones that have the Taito Logo, they might have used original Taito Parts for them or they might be bootleg parts (or completly un-licensed Vewlix cabs), i don`t know.

In the end it dosen`t matter , Taito licensed the name for one reason only, to get atleast some money from the clone sales , thats all.
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Neo_Arcadia wrote:no , the Vewlix AMI does not come with the vertical Wie-ya power supply. I installed the one shown in the Picture.

the AMI Vewlix is identical to the L

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Ah thanks, noted will change original post to reflect this.

I think there's enough specific internal features to be able to tell apart a clone and a Japanese 'Taito' Vewlix, if people want to. I think it's just a matter of being to avoid being ripped off and knowing a clone isn't being pushed as an Japanese original (at a inflated price)
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Here's another to add to the list. Although no one would be fooled by it. It's running a PC inside and works out about £500 before shipping.


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that looks a bit like them Tekken machines. No tate :roll:
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http://forum.arcadeotaku.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=17598"

Blackstorm/Redstorm chinese thing. Look's like newer versions can tate...

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I'd never noticed, before seeing Johnnychaos's post above, how similar the bottom half is to a Vewlix L.
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didnt someone here buy one ? :think:

ignore i didnt see pj link :palm:
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Red5 in the link above.

edit: don't worry, I edited my post about 10 times. :oops:
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:awe:
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The one in Johnny's post looks like a giant red HP laptop with a stand. :sick:
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I have the chance to buy a Viewlix from China, and would like to know if it is fake or not. Want to post some picture but don't know how to... :oops:
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zumbito wrote:I have the chance to buy a Viewlix from China, and would like to know if it is fake or not. Want to post some picture but don't know how to... :oops:
As in you don't know how to post a picture on this forum or you dont have one yet?

Upload a picture to flickr - or another photosite and once thats done the should be an "IMG" link for it - when your writing a post there's some buttons above the text box including one that says "IMG" - then just paste the link between the two "IMG" tags (text) that appear.
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Inky wrote:
zumbito wrote:I have the chance to buy a Viewlix from China, and would like to know if it is fake or not. Want to post some picture but don't know how to... :oops:
As in you don't know how to post a picture on this forum or you dont have one yet?
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zumbito wrote:
Inky wrote:
zumbito wrote:I have the chance to buy a Viewlix from China, and would like to know if it is fake or not. Want to post some picture but don't know how to... :oops:
As in you don't know how to post a picture on this forum or you dont have one yet?

Upload a picture to flickr - or another photosite and once thats done the should be an "IMG" link for it - when your writing a post there's some buttons above the text box including one that says "IMG" - then just paste the link between the two "IMG" tags (text) that appear.
Thanks! Here there are the pics, for some reason the forum can't determine the size of the photos:

In the last one I can read taito in that little board, don't know if that is decisive.
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Re: Chinese or Japanese Vewlix

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Hi Zumbito.

It's a real Japanese Vewlix.

:awe:
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Maestro3h wrote:Hi Zumbito.

It's a real Japanese Vewlix.

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Yup If it arrives like that with the same boards it definately is.
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What about this one? Seems too clean to be Japanese, like it was just assembled.

https://flic.kr/p/uXZJz2

https://flic.kr/p/uFgGeD
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It is a chinese one.
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