(Topic ID: 127172)

Monster Bash Phantom Flip Problem

By Bskinner46

6 years ago

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  • 5 posts
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  • Latest reply 4 months ago by Gorgar666
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#1 6 years ago

The Phantom Flip does not light up on the left flipper side during game play. The right side works perfect. When I go to lamp test mode the Phantom lights up but not in the Phantom mode. Could this be the Auto Adjust Eddy is not working and how can you test it to see if it is bad. If this is the problem where can I find one for sale.

#2 6 years ago

Switch edge test - see what the optos and eddy switches are doing when you roll a ball by them.

LTG : )™

#3 6 years ago

too slow, check above lol

the eddy board has a red led I'm pretty sure check if its on, boards can be swapped over to test, go into switch test & run the ball down the inlane, needs 3 switches to work, inlane switch, opto & sensor

#4 6 years ago

One odd thing I have on my MB, is that with LED's installed by the left outlane, I get an error when I turn the game on, that the left phantom flip is out - I switched bulbs back to regular, and its fine - so the LED "fools" the opto - the phantom needs the inlane speed, opto and eddy board to work together for the software to pick up the "event". SO, if you have LED's, it might be affecting the opto. Else, you can test and adjust the eddy using the link of paisley pinball below.

Check if Eddy board might be bad, try switching the right to the left. To buy a new one is $45 here: http://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/A-18543-1

diagnostic help....from RGP https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.games.pinball/hxZocBaOGp0
I had trouble with the sensors some time back. I remember adjusting
them according to this site because they were so finicky. I had to
keep the play field propped up to check the LED on the eddy board,
then I would keep adjusting the resistor until it worked. I had the
same problem, and this worked for me.


and this
The Phantom Flip is driven by software, there is no hard trigger.

It measures the speed of the ball using three sensors - the inlane
switch; the opto; and the eddy sensor.

If any one of the three is less than perfect, it will never enable the
phantom flip for that lane.

One thing to check: watch the LED on the eddy board, and flip the
flipper. If the LED flashes, you'll have a hard time with it. A new
controller chip will help a lot.

5 years later
#5 4 months ago

Same problem. Was it the board?

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