Product support


Product support

Product support for your Iconic Arcade.

Product Video's

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Setup Video's

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Iconic Arcade WIFI Tutorial

Iconic Arcade Software Setup Tutorial

Iconic Arcade Button Tutorial

How to add games to your Iconic Arcade in Batocera



  • Start of the installation

    Before starting for the first time, insert the USB stick in the USB-Port at the front. Also insert the SD card at the back in the card reader. The device is turned on with the switch at the top left under the cover. The following two images appear.

  • Are there any video tutorials for the Iconic Arcade machine?

  • Country selection

    After starting, the country and language must first be set. First press the A button and use the joystick to navigate to the desired country, then press A to confirm

  • Language selection

    Press the Y button and use the joystick to navigate to the desired language, then press A to confirm.

  • Network setup

    After the language selection the Wireless button is then active at the bottom of the screen. Use the joystick to move one to the right to Wireless and confirm with the A button.

    It automatically scans for available networks.

  • How do I finish setting up the Iconic Arcade Machine?

    Navigate to Exit and press A to confirm.
    ⚠️ Note ⚠️ If you select Exit and press Y you will open the desktop from Rasperry Pi OS. For the desktop you will need mouse and keyboard.

Hardware test

  • Joystick test (left / right)

    The tests are started by pressing the A button. Instructions for moving the joystick appear

  • Display test

    Start the test with the A button.

    Different colors are shown on the display. If everything is OK, confirm with R.

  • Sound test

    Start the test with the A button. Sound will played over the speaker.

    If you hear sound, press R to confirm.

  • Test Storage Card

    Press A to start the test to see whether the memory card is available and usable.

    Exit the test area with B.

Distribution setup

  • How do I select the distribution of the Iconic Arcade Machine?

    Navigate to Install and press A. The joystick can now be used to navigate through the various distributions (Batocera, Recalbox, Retro Pie, Lakka, Rasberry Pi OS).
    Select Batocera and press A to confirm. Confirm with R that the SD card is deleted and the download of the distribution begins.

    ⚠️Note⚠️ If the distribution has already been downloaded before, it is stored on the USB stick and is installed from there directly onto the SD card. After downloading the image will be verifying. The installation starts automatically. If successful, you will be prompted to restart the system. Press B to close the message.

  • When downloading a distribution I get the error message "Verification failed" ?

    The downloaded image cannot be verified correctly. This occours if the Arcade is offline or the network connection is unstable. Sometimes the download server are busy. Please try again later.

  • How do I start a distribution?

    After installation shut down device and remove the USB-Stick. Turn it on and Batocera, or an other distribution, will start.


Distributions (game platforms)


  • What is the basic operation of the device?

    Use the buttons according to the display, or navigate using the joysticks.

    • Joystick - up, down, left, right
    • Button A - Confirm
    • Button B - Back
    • Start + Select - Leave game, back in Batocera
    • Press and hold Start - Batocera configuration menu
    • Button Y - not always occupied


  • Which games are available for Iconic Arcade?

    Only the Batocera and RecalBox distributions include a few free games. If you want games for other systems (Atari, Sega, Amiga, eg.) you need to buy compatible ROM files via onlinestores eg. Steam, gog, HumbleBundle or downloading free games from developer directly.

  • How can I add games as favorites (Batocera)

    In Batocera, hold down B for a long time before starting the game. A menu will open in which you can add the selected game to your favourites.
    You can find detailed information about it in this video.

  • Which game ROMs can I add?

    On then storage card in Share / ROM you will find several folder for all the compatible systems. Put the ROM files in the correct folder. After a reboot the games will be available in the Batocera menu.


  • How large can the SD memory card be?

    If the Rasberry Pi OS distribution is installed, a maximum size of 64 GB is possible. No restrictions are known for other variants.

  • How much RAM does the Iconic Arcade have?

    The device is advertised and sold with one gigabyte of RAM.

  • What special features need to be considered with a high-resolution display (e.g. 4K)?

    If an app does not start on a high-resolution display or does not start in full screen mode, selecting a lower resolution can help. Use the mouse or keyboard to select the application window if it is not operable.

  • What special features need to be considered in a wireless network environment (Wi-Fi)?

    If problems occur in a wireless network environment, it may help to restart the device. It may also help to work in a password-protected network, as these networks are better supported by the system or to operate the Iconic Arcade Machine with the help of a network cable (already connected before the boot process) if possible.

  • How can I transfer files over the network?

    To be able to transfer files via the network, first open the path via the file browser: ➡️ Network ➡️ BATOCERA ➡️ share ➡️ roms. Then open a subfolder (e.g. atari2600, amiga 500, megadrive) and place the rom files there.

  • What are the technical dimensions of the device?

    It measures 56 x 50 x 158 cm (width x depth x height) and weighs around 31 kg.

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