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Gottlieb Aux Sound Board for Back Box Lights

By rj

5 years ago

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#1 5 years ago

I am bringing a Gottlieb Genesis back to life.

I am having a problem with getting the row of 67 bulbs to light up.

I have never seen them come up during play. On both games I have had.

I found the 2 AUX driver boards. One for the Lights around the robot the other for the string of lights above the boards in the back box

What triggers the AUX driver board?

I have 5v at the connector and I see ground goes threw a relay.

We're is the LAMP RELAY ( LIGHT BOX) located?



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#2 5 years ago

There's a relay under the playfield that activates them. Additionally, power passes through a large 7W resistor under the playfield, and those are sometimes a source of problems.

#3 5 years ago

I see the pf lamp relay on the left side as you have the pf up ...we're is the light box relay?

#4 5 years ago

Dose the light box and the robot lights share the same relay?

#5 5 years ago
Quoted from rj:

Dose the light box and the robot lights share the same relay?


10 months later
#6 4 years ago

I am having the same issue did you ever get it solved or at least find some kind of answer, I have 5 volt for the swt at that relay power to the lights but nothing from the aux boards and they appear to be working when I swap them out into another machine. and the 7watt resister, where is that if that's the one of the 3 concrete ones off to the far right almost directly across from the relay mine are all 4 watt maybe that's it anyway any insight would sure help. It is a minor issue but I hate it when things don't work.


7 months later
#7 4 years ago

Same problem on my Genesis as well. Doesn't seem like any progress has been made. I've been restoring a Genesis over the past couple weeks and this is one of my last check-boxes. I'm going to look at some of the things suggested here and report back. I don't want to revive a zombie thread, but this seems to be the exact problem that I've got.

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