Game Plan pinball connectors are definitely a weak link. Check them whenever your troubleshooting problems on your game first before digging deeper into a problem.
If your early Bally or Stern pinball machine is randomly tilting or pop bumpers are firing when they shouldn’t you probably have shorted capacitors on your switches.
Check out this cool and very unusual Orbitor 1 pinball machine by Stern.
In this article I show you how to diagnose a faulty Space Lab in your Game Plan Super Nova pinball machine.
So I’m tasked with getting a Squawk and Talk board working for a Bally Fireball 2….
Even though connectors can be a problem on any game, they are especially problematic on Game…
This little tip can save you potentially hours of troubleshooting your star rollover switches when replacing the star rollover…..
Someone rebuilt the power supply in this Zaccaria Farfalla and the game wouldn’t start, after several board changes including a different power supply and a brand new logic board, it still wouldn’t start. It’s always fun figuring out a problem when multiple hands have been involved.
When servicing your early Bally power driver board, always make sure to check the display output voltage *before* removing it for service. I forget to do this sometimes and end up having to take the board back out despite the displays working.
Here’s Part 2 of another Data East Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pinball. You can find part…