MTC9000 neck board for 14″

In the 80’s Hantarex made arcade monitors. One of the best monitors around was the MTC9000. I like them. They give a very good, solid picture. They are fairly easy to fix and most parts are still available.

I have an old cocktail cabinet which holds a 14″ tube. Unfortunately the European 14″ tubes use a smaller neck connector than 20″ tubes, even if they are electrically the same. So…either I could make some quick hack and just solder a tube socket with wires to an original neck board….or I could make a new, fresh PCB capable of both 14″ and 20″, depending on what socket you mount. And voilá, this is how it turned out:

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2014-10-24 20.51.06The last photo is not the latest version of the board, but I wanted to show you a populated one. Works great!