(Topic ID: 300211)

modern 3-prong plug installation

By mark532011

8 months ago



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#1 8 months ago

I am restoring a 1965 Ice Revue and I need to change out the old plug. I thought I would switch to a modern 3-prong plug. My question is , where should I connect the ground?

The power plug connections to the transformer and main fuse are easy, but does anyone know which of the schematic wires are considered "ground" and should be connected to the ground wire?

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#3 8 months ago

vid1900 does cover it in the thread linked above.

Just adding a 3 prong cord does nothing because the game wasn't designed with a ground to the wall outlet. vid1900 describes where to connect the ground braid you'll be adding to the game.
https://www.pinballlife.com/flat-tinned-copper-ground-braid-5-feet.html

#4 8 months ago

awesome, thanks!

#5 8 months ago

just did mine, time consuming but worth the effort.
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