On powering up my Star Gazer the first beep is at max volume and all the rest are normal. That's the only classic Stern that behaves this way. I've never swapped sound boards to see of the issue travels or stays with the game. Everything plays and sounds normal; so I never bothered to investigate further.
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Browsing Pinside at night? Getting tired of all the white? Switch to dark mode using the button in the top right (or CTRL-B)!