(Topic ID: 20675)

South Park toppers mod

By BigPhil

9 years ago



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  • Latest reply 3 months ago by Conrad
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#1 9 years ago

Anyone know how this is done?

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

5 years later
#2 3 years ago

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

#3 3 years ago

Looks like it's tied into the playfield GI.

#4 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years ago

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

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#7 3 years 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...

3 years later
#8 3 months ago

Hello,

I'm just trying to figure out where you found these figurines to add for the toppers? I can wire them in, but have been looking for them as I have a newly acquired South Park pin.

Thanks
Conrad

#9 3 months ago

They were a toy that was sold in stores. I found some on EBay. Pay close attention to the sizes, there were a couple different sizes. The kenny figure on the playfield is the same construction.

I think this is an example: ebay.com link: KENNY McCORMICK SOUTH PARK VTG 1990s COMEDY CENTRAL FUN 4 ALL 6 FIGURE hoodie

#10 3 months ago

Thank you for your help. I found a full set to work with. Super excited to add it in

Conrad

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