(Topic ID: 20675)

South Park toppers mod

By BigPhil

7 years ago

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  • Latest reply 1 year ago by LovelyCoCoNuts
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#1 7 years ago

Anyone know how this is done?

I have the toppers but not the knowledge of wiring them up.

5 years later
#2 1 year ago

I'm going to necro this because I was looking for info on the same video. Anyone know how to do this?

#3 1 year ago

Looks like it's tied into the playfield GI.

#4 1 year ago

Yeah, should be really easy. Just take one of the four GI lines and splice in a line on each side (so like, one on green, and one on white striped green). Run some sockets inside the figures (I assume through a hole cut in the bottom), connect one wire to each side, and Bob's your uncle.

#5 1 year ago

I built one but I tied the characters to the playfield inserts to make it more interactive. It's not too complicated to wire and if you just want to wire it to the gi like in that video it would be easier. I have Chef sitting in the basement to finish out the set but haven't gotten to installing him. It's built with pigtails to go between the cables and the boards so it can be reversed. I probably have the wiring diagram I drew up when I built it a few years ago but I will have to look for it.

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Pigtails for character lamps and flashers.
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I didn't find a diagram yet but I found these notes on the pins for the character lamps. I just used the manual schematic as a template for the lamp and flasher wiring.
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#6 1 year ago

Thanks for this, I might have to give it a try this summer.

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#7 1 year ago

I am looking at doing a writeup with pics and video on this.

Multiple toppers to flasher bulbs, led replacement backbox panel, under cabinet leds tied to flashers, and a led playfield conversion.

All as cheap as I can be while not sacrificing quality.

Only project infront of this is a pi to jamma adapter I am testing. Making it plug and play, under $100 price point...

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