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(Topic ID: 255609)

Data East ball trough opto board: *INTEREST CHECK*


By Davi

1 year ago



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  • 41 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 4 days ago by Davi
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#51 7 months ago

All installed and works great. Very easy to do

Thanks Peter!!

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#52 7 months ago

Same here! About an hour and 45 minutes start to finish with clean up and narrating the work to a 3.5 year old. Works amazing and no adjustments needed! No more balls getting hung up on switches (which even happened as I was clearing the trough for the install) or switches not registering. Played a few games and ran a few tests and this thing is smooth. Thanks again!

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#53 7 months ago

Mine arrived today, fantastic! Finally got rod of this old problem on my Tales from the Crypt! It's annoyed me for years!

Only problem I have is that I can't get the door closed without removing the coin mech and it's bracket. Not a big deal, but the PCB fouls on the top of the bracket.

Thanks for a brilliant upgrade for my machine.

Cheers

Cris

#54 7 months ago

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Thanks guys for feedback and for photos
It's really good to see, especially when next generation is on board

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#55 6 months ago

I finally made some time yesterday to install this beautiful piece of work, all I can say is wow!

LAH runs better than he ever has before, no more balls stuck in the trough!
Thank you Davi you rock!

https://photos.app.goo.gl/b94ezt8S3Yx9xFE18

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#56 6 months ago
Quoted from Iwasthebruce:

I finally made some time yesterday to install this beautiful piece of work, all I can say is wow!
LAH runs better than he ever has before, no more balls stuck in the trough!
Thank you Davi you rock!
https://photos.app.goo.gl/b94ezt8S3Yx9xFE18[quoted image]

Thank you, good to hear

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#57 3 months ago

Finally got around to installing my opto trough board in my TFTC.....I had some reflection issues from the top of the trough - which is noted in the manual, but I took a different approach - instead of scuffing up the shine on the metal or putting black tape down - I decided it was better to simply gun-blue the metal. Turned out very well - worked perfectly. In fact, I would recommend doing it straight out - it needs to be done any way. It was fairly straightforward to do - the longest time is spent running power from the head to the trough (if you so choose to do). As recommended I tapped power at the Sound Board - but I simply replaced the IDC connector with an Trifurcon Molex and ran a simple tap for 12V while making up the connector.....I also reused the clear trough protector by making up 2, 15mm standoffs and putting it back on.... Thanks davi

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#58 22 days ago

Update: parcels to Australia are on the way. Finally the ban is over.

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#59 14 days ago
Quoted from Davi:

Update: parcels to Australia are on the way. Finally the ban is over.

Mine arrived today, thank you Davi

#60 13 days ago

Davi,

Any plan to do more Data East ball trough opto boards?

Randy

#61 8 days ago

I as well would like to purchase 1..

#62 8 days ago

Hello Everyone,

I'm checking to see if there is enough interest to run another Data East opto board batch for 2021.
Price is $115 shipped. Leadtime is depends of quantity, about 2-3 months.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/interest-check-data-east-ball-trough-opto-board-

#63 8 days ago

Yes, I'm in. Put me on the list.

#64 8 days ago

I’ll be in if another run is done. Thanks.

#65 8 days ago

Count me in, plus power supply harness.

#66 8 days ago

I'll buy a set just to try out a great idea.

#67 8 days ago

Yep, I’m in. Put me on the list.

#68 8 days ago

I am keen again as well.

#69 8 days ago

I’m in too.

#70 8 days ago

Please put me on the list. Thanks Davi!

#71 8 days ago
Quoted from Davi:

Hello Everyone,
I'm checking to see if there is enough interest to run another Data East opto board batch for 2021.
Price is $115 shipped. Leadtime is depends of quantity, about 2-3 months.
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/interest-check-data-east-ball-trough-opto-board-

Well worth it!

#72 7 days ago

I’m in!! Thank you

#73 7 days ago

As posted in other post I’m in thank you.

#74 7 days ago

Thank you guys. The list is open for few days, at least for a week.

#75 7 days ago

Count me in

#76 7 days ago

Put me down for one. Will let you know if I will ship to US or Canada once you get ready to ship. I assume it doesn't matter what game it is for (Tommy or GnR)? Thanks.

#77 6 days ago
Quoted from Gunner:

Davi,
Any plan to do more Data East ball trough opto boards?
Randy

Quoted from Milltown:

I as well would like to purchase 1..

Quoted from Jrotten:

Yes, I'm in. Put me on the list.

Quoted from Boof-Ed:

I’ll be in if another run is done. Thanks.

Quoted from bounoun:

Count me in, plus power supply harness.

Quoted from Pinballomatic:

I'll buy a set just to try out a great idea.

Quoted from 29REO:

Yep, I’m in. Put me on the list.

Quoted from alpha70:

I am keen again as well.

Quoted from wcbu64:

I’m in too.

Quoted from Dallas_Pin:

I’m in!! Thank you

Quoted from Pinballocd:

As posted in other post I’m in thank you.

Quoted from pinballjah:

Put me down for one. Will let you know if I will ship to US or Canada once you get ready to ship. I assume it doesn't matter what game it is for (Tommy or GnR)? Thanks.

Thanks, noted!

#79 6 days ago

For anyone on the fence about this, it is FANTASTIC!

#80 4 days ago

Hello , I'm in for one. Thx

#81 4 days ago

Davi,

I have one from your original run. I would take another with the wire harness.

#82 4 days ago

I’m in for my TFTC. With harness

#83 4 days ago

With harness? Please explain??

#84 4 days ago
Quoted from Pinballocd:

With harness? Please explain??

The board needs 12V DC input.

Depends of your existing installation, we have 4 methods:
A: if the package contains power harness, and you don’t have power supply. Applicable for Factory
sound board and PinSound.
B: if the package contains power harness, and you don’t have power supply, but you use Power Booster
harness by PinSound. Applicable only for PinSound.
C : you have 12V power supply. Wire the GND and 12V DC to the opto board.
D: you don’t have power supply, you did not order power harness: you have to hook GND and 12V DC
from the backbox on your own.

For A and B, I can offer plug&play harness (need to solder one end to opto board).
In case of C and D, you have to provide power source.

#85 4 days ago

Very happy with my opto board I bought from Davi -fixed my ball trough issue - would definitely recommend!!

#86 4 days ago

Any chance that these fit Sega games like Baywatch?

#87 4 days ago
Quoted from Davi:

The board needs 12V DC input.
Depends of your existing installation, we have 4 methods:
A: if the package contains power harness, and you don’t have power supply. Applicable for Factory
sound board and PinSound.
B: if the package contains power harness, and you don’t have power supply, but you use Power Booster
harness by PinSound. Applicable only for PinSound.
C : you have 12V power supply. Wire the GND and 12V DC to the opto board.
D: you don’t have power supply, you did not order power harness: you have to hook GND and 12V DC
from the backbox on your own.
For A and B, I can offer plug&play harness (need to solder one end to opto board).
In case of C and D, you have to provide power source.

Ok so I have a pinsound board and pinsound shaker. So are you saying I can plug into the pinsound power tap plug? I believe they have a extra plug coming of of it. Is this correct?
Thanks!

#88 4 days ago
Quoted from ThatOneDude:

Any chance that these fit Sega games like Baywatch?

I would say the chance is there. The ball trough of SEGA pin looks similar to late DE games.
I will investigate on a real pinball.

#89 4 days ago
Quoted from Pinballocd:

Ok so I have a pinsound board and pinsound shaker. So are you saying I can plug into the pinsound power tap plug? I believe they have a extra plug coming of of it. Is this correct?
Thanks!

Yes, you can put my harness to the sound board, then connect the original connector to the harness. Very easy.

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