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Data East Star Wars Club...Members & Fans Welcome.

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#3553 1 year ago

Any progress on the speeder mode and memory issues?

#3554 1 year ago
Quoted from dmeca12:

Can't seem to find a plastic set anywhere. Am I blind?

its even local to us so shipping is cheap.

https://www.rtbb.com.au/product/star-wars-de-cpr-reproduction-plastics-set-w-3d-desktop-display/

#3555 1 year ago

Alright just picked up a project Star Wars machine and it's missing some stuff. Anyone have some data east speakers laying around with the connector mine is missing them. Also need a translite for it too.. Maybe a dmd too
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#3556 1 year ago

Can't believe I didn't see these. Was on all the Aussie websites looking for them. Was there 2 weeks ago picking up stuff. Thanks!

#3557 1 year ago

Considering what individual plastics sell for .... that seems a good price

#3558 1 year ago

Found a few wires cut. Any ideas where these came from?

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#3559 1 year ago

One set is for lamps...
red-xx
yellow-blue?
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The others I could not see clearly...
but could be a solenoid?
Check you game manual.

#3560 1 year ago

I believe the other set is a flasher

#3561 1 year ago

Thanks guys! Anyone have a picture of these wire hooked up?

#3562 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

Thanks guys! Anyone have a picture of these wire hooked up?

What exactly are the wire colors?
Flash:
Orange +V
Black-XX?
Lamps:
Red-xx?
yellow-xx?

#3563 1 year ago
Quoted from vec-tor:

One set is for lamps...
red-xx
yellow-blue?
************************
The others I could not see clearly...
but could be a solenoid?
Check you game manual.

Thanks for all your help man! I finally fixed my Eightball deluxe the coil under the apron that I forgot about was the problem. The wire came off and was shorting causing a bunch of weird issues.

#3564 1 year ago

I am not in front of the machine right now, but according to my pictures.

Orange
Black
yellow/blue
Red/violet

#3565 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

I am not in front of the machine right now, but according to my pictures.
Orange
Black
yellow/blue
Red/violet

"yellow/blue
Red/violet"
Lamp:
#47
Power Scoop Left.
Obiwan, the Force.
****************************
Brights/Flasers
Black-XX.....-BRN, -RED. -ORN, -YEL, -GRN, -BLU, -VIO, -GRY.?
IF: BLK-GRY [R 08]
Then left flashers... two on the hotdog lens... one above far left bumper...
-- one upper left corner.

#3566 1 year ago

Software Note:
Apparently 1.02 software is a universal software for exported Data East Star Wars games.
I thought each country got their own version... I thought 1.02 was for Germany, but I was wrong.
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#3567 1 year ago

What's the newest software?

#3568 1 year ago
Quoted from dmeca12:

What's the newest software?

Unofficially 1.07 from ChadH. It's worth it.

https://www.pinballcode.com/

#3569 1 year ago

Having a sudden sound issue. I remember reading about someone else having a similar issue.

M-m-May May May m m m may the force be w w w w may the force be with you. Over and over usually until the sound cuts all the way out and game play is silent.

Do I have a lose wire somewhere or a sound rom issue or something else?

#3570 1 year ago
Quoted from DJY2J:

Having a sudden sound issue. I remember reading about someone else having a similar issue.
M-m-May May May m m m may the force be w w w w may the force be with you. Over and over usually until the sound cuts all the way out and game play is silent.
Do I have a lose wire somewhere or a sound rom issue or something else?

That’s the sound it makes when the sound board boots so it sounds like it’s rebooting a few times then just not booting. I’d focus on power.

#3571 1 year ago
Quoted from DJY2J:

Having a sudden sound issue. I remember reading about someone else having a similar issue.
M-m-May May May m m m may the force be w w w w may the force be with you. Over and over usually until the sound cuts all the way out and game play is silent.
Do I have a lose wire somewhere or a sound rom issue or something else?

Power to the sound board is flaky.
In the first instance reseat the power connector on the sound board a few times and see if that helps - it's the one on the lower edge of the board as you look at it.

#3572 1 year ago

Still working on my project Star Wars, Just bought a complete plastic set, now I need a translight anyone have one laying around they want to sell? Or is there a custom translight that looks better.

#3573 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

Still working on my project Star Wars, Just bought a complete plastic set, now I need a translight anyone have one laying around they want to sell? Or is there a custom translight that looks better.

There’s A couple on EBay for about $88. There’s also an alternate here:

https://www.retrorefurbs.com/shop/star-wars-data-east-dark-side-alternate-pinball-translite/

I like the background of the alternate but Luke and Leah just don’t do it for me.

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#3574 1 year ago
Quoted from DJY2J:

There’s A couple on EBay for about $88. There’s also an alternate here:
https://www.retrorefurbs.com/shop/star-wars-data-east-dark-side-alternate-pinball-translite/
I like the background of the alternate but Luke and Leah just don’t do it for me. [quoted image]

Yeah I saw that one I think I just want the original. Anyone have an original they want to sell?

#3575 1 year ago

Side blades? Looking to add side blade art or mirrors in the cab. Any favorites out there? Please post pics if you have them, I'd like to see them in use. Thanks.

#3576 1 year ago
Quoted from DocFinlay:

Side blades? Looking to add side blade art or mirrors in the cab. Any favorites out there? Please post pics if you have them, I'd like to see them in use. Thanks.

I should get mine in next week. Once they arrive and I install them I will post pics. Very excited for them!! I just bought my machine so I am doing a lot of things to it over the next few weeks.

#3577 1 year ago

Got my new plastic set today and started working on my project SW. What’s the best way to attach the Jabbas Bounty plastic?

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#3578 1 year ago

Screws into a wood piece that is riveted with a bracket under the plastic.

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#3579 1 year ago
Quoted from jtaudio:

Screws into a wood piece that is riveted with a bracket under the plastic.
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OMG!! Great way to start a fire! lol

#3580 1 year ago
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#3581 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

OMG!! Great way to start a fire! lol

That's how they came from the factory. Playfield is wood and so is the cabinet. That lamp holder is a low fire risk.

#3582 1 year ago
Quoted from koops:

That's how they came from the factory. Playfield is wood and so is the cabinet. That lamp holder is a low fire risk.

Okay I thought he was joking! lol

#3583 1 year ago

Alright attached now to solder the wires on but this light socket may not work, only has one leg on it..

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#3584 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

Alright attached now to solder the wires on but this light socket may not work, only has one leg on it..
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Have access to a 3d printer? I'd probably just make a backing block so it had something to hold the insert.

#3585 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

Alright attached now to solder the wires on but this light socket may not work, only has one leg on it..
[quoted image][quoted image]

You need to bend the top part of the plastic back.
Check game pictures.

#3586 1 year ago

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#3587 1 year ago
Quoted from vec-tor:

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Thanks didn’t even notice that. For some reason the wires were cut to these lights, so I made my own bracket and solder them to a light socket.

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#3588 1 year ago

Is there suppose to be a light under this plastic too? Sorry for all the questions this game is a mess..

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#3589 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

Thanks didn’t even notice that. For some reason the wires were cut to these lights, so I made my own bracket and solder them to a light socket.
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Over the years... it seams like Jabbas Bounty Assembly is the one thing
that gets messed up and goes missing on this pinball machine.

#3590 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

Is there suppose to be a light under this plastic too? Sorry for all the questions this game is a mess..
[quoted image]

There is a flasher in behind the 2 stand up targets

Quoted from vec-tor:

Over the years... it seams like Jabbas Bounty Assembly is the one thing
that gets messed up and goes missing on this pinball machine.

Agreed, I found mine laying in the bottom of the cabinet when I brought my Star Wars home.

#3591 1 year ago
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#3592 1 year ago
Quoted from jtaudio:

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Okay thanks, I believe I saw that orange and black wire in the bottom of the cabinet somewhere.

#3593 1 year ago

This area had a post in the front of the ramp. Does the front of the right side plastic of the ramp have an two posts or one?

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#3594 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

This area had a post in the front of the ramp. Does the front of the right side plastic of the ramp have an two posts or one?[quoted image]

The tip of the plastic that holds the rollunder wire form and three lamps feature
has a tendency to break... I reinforced the plastic with an extra clear layer in order
to prevent the plastic from breaking... It is another bad design flaw.

#3595 1 year ago
Quoted from vec-tor:

Over the years... it seams like Jabbas Bounty Assembly is the one thing
that gets messed up and goes missing on this pinball machine.

I think I read somewhere in this thread that its possible to snag/damage the Jabba lamp assembly when the playfield is lifted and tilted back for maintenance.

#3596 1 year ago
Quoted from vec-tor:

The tip of the plastic that holds the rollunder wire form and three lamps feature
has a tendency to break... I reinforced the plastic with an extra clear layer in order
to prevent the plastic from breaking... It is another bad design flaw.

Does the tip of the plastic attach to a separate post other then the front one? So what I am saying is my picture with the two posts correct?

#3597 1 year ago

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Study this image.
Note: ramp is broken... common problem.

#3598 1 year ago

What’s this plastic go to? It was in the new plastic set I bought and installed.

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#3599 1 year ago

I managed to attach the switch/light bracket to this area. Seems pretty solid and level with the other side.

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#3600 1 year ago
Quoted from pacman11:

I managed to attach the switch/light bracket to this area. Seems pretty solid and level with the other side.
[quoted image]

Bracket goes on top.

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