(Topic ID: 281965)

AFMr - Should I be able to see thru the backglass?

By verymickey

11 months ago



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#1 11 months ago

The outline of the letters you can see right thru to the inside of the backbox. In the attached photo [ https://imgur.com/oXDR3aw ] if you look at the top of the S in mars you can see the printing on the board behind it. Its more noticible/blinding in game when the lights come thru.

Is this just a thing with backglass or is it a quality control issue? Pin was bought NiB a few weeks ago.

Thanks!

#2 11 months ago

Same here

#3 11 months ago

Yes , like that on original

#4 11 months ago
Quoted from transprtr4u:

Yes , like that on original

Thanks guys, thats great to know. First pin owner, analyzing and over-analyzing everything

#5 11 months ago

Yes, the original AFM translight was designed with open outlines by the lettering for the light to shine through. I never liked that.
I have changed over to the lenticular 3D translite from PPS, which does not have such open areas. I think it looks great!

#6 11 months ago

To “fix” this cut a piece of wax paper wide enough to cover the clear part and tape it to the back of the translite. This diffuses the bright bulbs that shine through.

I have a post in the AFMr thread showing the results.

#7 11 months ago

No worries - does not take a first pin owner to over analyze things. Enjoy it!

#8 10 months ago

Here’s a pic with wax paper installed.

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#9 10 months ago

This bothered me as well when I had AFMr ... thought I was the only one haha.

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#10 9 months ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

To “fix” this cut a piece of wax paper wide enough to cover the clear part and tape it to the back of the translite. This diffuses the bright bulbs that shine through.
I have a post in the AFMr thread showing the results.

That looks like a perfect fix, thanks for sharing the tip and the photo

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