(Topic ID: 265512)

Elvira Scared Stiff Power Drop Outs


By wbuteboy

3 months ago



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#1 3 months ago

In this current COVIT-19 situation I can't get my repairman out so thought I'd ask the question

My machine powers on and you can play from 30seconds to 2mins before the machine drops power and reboots - any thoughts a semi-techie person could look for - surely not a fuse. It's just started doing it but I am assuming it will be some logic board or electronic component i will need equipment for - BUT HERE GOES.

Paul

#2 3 months ago
Quoted from wbuteboy:

In this current COVIT-19 situation I can't get my repairman out so thought I'd ask the question
My machine powers on and you can play from 30seconds to 2mins before the machine drops power and reboots - any thoughts a semi-techie person could look for - surely not a fuse. It's just started doing it but I am assuming it will be some logic board or electronic component i will need equipment for - BUT HERE GOES.
Paul

Very common issue with 90s Williams Bally games. Usually it's related to low +5volts. There are mods you can make to the driver board to jump up the.power. Also, the "z" connectors like to cause issues. Try disconnecting and reconnecting them while the game is off. A company makes a little board that bumps the +5volts up to com ok compensate for the issue, too.

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