(Topic ID: 262222)

Funhouse phantom Rudy hit


By tomm1963

11 months ago



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#1 11 months ago

Just finished a Funhouse restore and everything is functioning and bug fixed except one oddity. Rudy scores one phantom hit always and for every player. At the end of ball hit count, you get 1 if you hit him or not. The optos are new. Running ROM Version 4 upgrading to 9 soon. I am hoping it's a software glitch that will be fixed with the ROM upgrade.
Anyone ever hear of this? Ideas where to begin the bug hunt.

Thanks in advance.

#2 11 months ago

Are you sure it isn't a switch matrix issue ? Switch wired wrong, diode on backwards, a short to switch lugs or wiring.

LTG : )

#3 11 months ago

Wouldn't that continuously trigger the switch? Not just one credited at each game.

#4 11 months ago

A bit more background. I was initially running the game troubleshooting while waiting for the optos to arrive. Rudy was registering one hit even with the optos disconnected, which is what leads me to think a possible software issue. Maybe the opto control board but why only once?

#5 11 months ago

Mine does the same, very consistently.

#6 11 months ago
Quoted from tomm1963:

Wouldn't that continuously trigger the switch?

No, just when something else is hit. Or right combination of switches.

If it was okay before the restore. Go over your work.

LTG : )

#7 11 months ago

I'm running L9.05H ROM.

#8 11 months ago

You always start with one Rudy hit, this is normal.

#9 11 months ago

Check the complete row and colum for that switch number.
Does it close a whole line when fire that switch?.
my wpc 95 game triger the castle gate when attached a color dmd.
After added a extra powersupply for de color dmd it works fine now.
So can be the 12 volt.

#10 11 months ago
Quoted from loneranger:

You always start with one Rudy hit, this is normal.

I had that suspicion. Thanks for confirming.

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