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Help with Gottlieb System 1 wiring (Countdown)

By CallsignBlanks

3 years ago

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#1 3 years ago

Hey guys and gals! I am really hoping that someone here can help me...

The machine is "Countdown"

I have a Gottlieb System 1 machine that I am attempting to bring back from the dead. The CPU battery had died and leaked all over the J6 and J7 cables and the previous owner simply cut off the molex connectors and left the wiring harness bare and hanging. I have replaced all the damaged boards and installed a new CPU and I have new molex connectors ready to go, but I have no idea which color wires go where within the Molex connectors.
I am hoping that someone with the same machine would be willing to take a few pictures of the J6 and J7 connectors on the CPU for me so that I am able to fix my machine.



#2 3 years ago

Do you have the the instruction manual?
Gottlieb list the color codes of each wire there.
J6 & J7 you will find on the switch matrix page.

#3 3 years ago
Quoted from bontango:

Do you have the the instruction manual?
Gottlieb list the color codes of each wire there.
J6 & J7 you will find on the switch matrix page.

I unfortunately don't... the wires on the j7 are a candy cane striped mix of old wires. Any help you can hook me up with would be amazing!

#4 3 years ago

Buy one from PBR, it will come in handy


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#5 3 years ago

I can take photos of the wiring on mine if you are still having issues.

#6 3 years ago

As far as manuals, the only ones with detailed information on connectors and wire colors are Cleopatra, Sinbad and Joker Poker. All the others are not much help for what you need.

#7 3 years ago

Edit - Wrong pic

#8 3 years ago

Here we go:

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