The Tornado Spinner is the world’s first ultra smooth gaming spinner. Totally custom made for retro gaming, the tornado spinner is primarily used for arcade games like Tempest, Arkanod and can even be used as a steering wheel for driving games like Pole Position. It has an extremely smooth and effortless spin that is perfect for emulation and PC gaming. Get yours today! The spinner has a USB interface to plug into any Windows computer. Also is 100% Android OS Compatible!
- Uses Tornado-style Spinner Tops, the best available anywhere in the world.
- Flexible as a spinner to work with PC OR JAMMA boards via our TTL interface
- Can be used as a lightweight Super High Resolution Low-Inertia Trackwheel control as used in “Arkanoid”
- Includes Energy Cylinder fly-weight to provide inertia giving long spin-times on average over 1 minute!
- World record spin is 5 Minutes and 12 seconds!
- Correctly-designed flywheels with mass concentrated at the larger radius.
- Ultra-high resolution. Unbeatable 1200 pulses per revolution..
- Super-tough quality.
- Dual sealed ball-bearing races give the ultimate in smooth control.
- One-Piece bearing housing/body CNC machined from a solid alloy billet
- Available in two versions, for direct connection to USB, or for connection to our Opti-PAC or Mini-PAC interfaces.
- In USB mode, this is the worlds only USB 2.0 spinner. USB 2.0 enables a 16-bit interface and a faster packet-rate than USB 1.1 Vital to avoid slowdown or backspin.
- Usage not limited to gaming! Also suitable for precision control applications, CNC interfacing and other rotary measurement applications.
The Tornado Spinner was the world’s FIRST ever custom arcade spinner designed for use for PC’s and emulators such as MAME, STELLA and others. The spinner supports nearly any spinner or driving style game through emulation. The installation could not be easier – you simply plug the USB cable into your computer and you are ready to go!
The Tornado Arcade Spinner has been custom designed by Arcade Inventors who is the leading arcade design and manufacturing company for arcades and components. The spinner was made by gamers for gamers and has sold tens of thousands of units all over the world for nearly two decades.
It is rumored the world record is held by the Tornado Spinner for a continuous spin for over 5 minutes! Stay tuned for some videos showing the next world-record attempt.
If you are a serious classic game player, the Tornado Spinner is the one MUST item for any custom arcade or control panel!