Capt. Fantastic Weird Transformer Wiring

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Capt. Fantastic Weird Transformer Wiring


By timab2000

3 months ago



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#1 3 months ago

Hey guys, I just got my first Em machine, CF, and had a question on the transformer wiring.

If you look at the pictures, it looks like someone wired a light cord wire, to the lug of the transformer, and ran that wire to the fuses for some weird reason. There is a white and blue wire that is there but is not hooked to anything. I do not have a wiring diagram, but have looked online at one but can't tell what color wires go where on the transformer.

So my question is... can someone provide me a picture of a properly wired transformer for this game, of tell me what color wire goes where. I know nothing about EM's, I am more of a solid state guy, but always wanted one of these, so I am trying to learn.

Thanks!

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#2 3 months ago

Looks like a replacement was done. Does it work ok?

#3 3 months ago
Quoted from currieddog:

Does it work ok?

Well the game lights up and the score reels will reset, but game will not start. And the scoring motor in the cabinet runs continually. I did find the other end of the white and blue or green wire and checked it with an ohm meter and it is fine so I am not sure why they replaced it.

#4 3 months ago

Just so happened to bring one into the shop two weeks ago.

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#5 3 months ago
Quoted from TreyBo69:

Just so happened to bring one into the shop two weeks ago

That's awesome just what I needed. Thanks for the picture!

The lamp cord is a hack so I am going to fix that. But good news I did get the game playing after doing some reading on http://www.pinrepair.com. Lots of good info there for newbies with Em's so at least it plays. Still has some issues, lots of cleaning to do, but good progress today.

#6 3 months ago

No problem. Can you share some pictures of your coin door wiring? I’m trying to figure out the last wire job

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#7 3 months ago
Quoted from TreyBo69:

Can you share some pictures of your coin door wiring

I'll get a couple of pics for ya in the morning

#8 3 months ago

Just picked one up myself today. Here's what mine looks like.

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