New! Dark mode!

Browsing Pinside at night? Getting tired of all the white? Switch to dark mode using the button in the top right (or CTRL-B)!

(Topic ID: 228037)

Speakeasy 4 - Match/Ball Display Issue


By crazi

2 years ago



Topic Stats

  • 10 posts
  • 4 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 2 years ago by crazi
  • No one calls this topic a favorite

You

Linked Games

No games have been linked to this topic.

    Topic Gallery

    There have been 3 images uploaded to this topic. (View topic image gallery).

    IMG_20181026_134218 (resized).jpg
    IMG_20181026_134159 (resized).jpg
    IMG_20181026_134347 (resized).jpg

    #1 2 years ago

    Hi All - so I'm restoring a Speakeasy 4 and have it all done except for a weird issue. The match/ball display doesn't show up even though the display is working 100% in test mode. See pics. Sometimes during attract mode it does show "00" but goes off when you start a game. WEIRD!

    1st pic is at start up in attract mode

    IMG_20181026_134347 (resized).jpg
    #2 2 years ago

    Then shows in attract mode "sometimes"... when the "Match" light is on

    IMG_20181026_134159 (resized).jpg

    #3 2 years ago

    Then goes off again when you start a game...

    WTF??

    Any ideas???

    IMG_20181026_134218 (resized).jpg
    #4 2 years ago

    Are you using a Alltek, set to free play?

    #5 2 years ago

    No it's a standard MPU board

    #7 2 years ago

    Well, there are many things that can cause this, but in my experience a lot of display-weirdness issues are due to connector issues, generally broken or corroded spring-clips in the female-side (I'm going to assume you've already tried a display swap to exclude that you're not talking cold-solders on the male-side). The problem with the "Display Test is OK" diagnosis is that all displays are being driven by the same digits at the same time, and some problems only show up when each display is driven separately as in Attract Mode or in-Game mode.

    Try popping out the wires from the credit-display connector one-by-one (you can just use a small jeweller's screw-driver to push the tiny spring-clip down and pull the wire out): You may find one or more bad ones that way.

    #8 2 years ago

    I've checked all the cables and everything seems ok. Yes I have swapped out the display as well.

    So works fine in self test and Match feature - just not when it should show what Ball you're on.

    Where does it get the "ball data" from?

    #9 2 years ago

    This is an add-a-ball game.
    Look along the bottom of your backglass. There are lights telling you how many balls are left to play.
    There is no "ball in play" on the display you're expecting it to be at on this game - those digits are only for the match feature.

    #10 2 years ago

    Quench - you are a star!!!

    I just thought it would show you on the display as well....lol

    Promoted items from the Pinside Marketplace
    $ 27.99
    Eproms
    Matt's Basement Arcade
    $ 25.00
    Apparel - Unisex
    Project Pinball Charity
    $ 9.99
    Cabinet - Other
    Bent Mods
    From: $ 22.00
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    ModFather Pinball Mods
    $ 109.99
    $ 62.00
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    Lermods
    $ 150.00
    Playfield - Protection
    Republic Of Pinball
    $ 28.00
    Lighting - Other
    Rock Custom Pinball
    $ 164.99
    Lighting - Led
    PinballBulbs
    $ 79.00
    Playfield - Other
    Pixels Arcade Games
    $ 10.00
    Playfield - Other
    Cobra Amusements
    $ 30.00
    Playfield - Other
    YouBentMyWookie
    $ 47.95
    Lighting - Interactive
    MicksPinball
    $ 40.00
    Gameroom - Decorations
    Arcade Arts
    $ 29.25
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    The MOD Couple
    $ 22.00
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    ModFather Pinball Mods
    From: $ 22.00
    $ 239.99
    Lighting - Led
    PinballBulbs
    $ 80.00
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    COINTAKER.COM
    € 159.00
    Cabinet - Toppers
    FlipperLED
    $ 15.00
    $ 92.95
    Cabinet - Shooter Rods
    Super Skill Shot Shop
    $ 19.95
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    ULEKstore
    $ 52.95
    Cabinet - Shooter Rods
    Super Skill Shot Shop
    $ 42.00
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    ModFather Pinball Mods
    $ 80.00
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    Back Alley Creations
    $ 6.00
    Electronics
    German-Pinball-Modular
    $ 229.99
    Lighting - Other
    Lighted Pinball Mods

    Hey there! Got a moment?

    Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside