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(Topic ID: 78103)

Stern Playboy Jackpot Issue


By BeaverBrewing

6 years ago



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#1 6 years ago

On my Stern Playboy the Jackpot will randomly grow during play. Not all the time, but on occasion. I cleaned the switch (it's the grotto in the back) that grow the jackpot but it is still growing on occasion.

What's odd is it just comes up on the screen, it doesn't try to eject the ball so it doesn't seem like the switch is reading it. Anyone have any ideas?

I did the diagnostic test and everything came up ok.

#2 6 years ago

I don't recall this happening on my Playboy ever but I did put in the new ROMs...do you have the newest code? Maybe it's a bug in the code.

#3 6 years ago

I will check on that...thanks for the tip. Doesn't happen often and really doesnt effect gameplay that much but can give you some cheap points.

#4 6 years ago

Did you try switch test and bang on playfield to see if a switch is too sensitive ?

LTG : )

#5 6 years ago

Dan, follow Lloyd's advice. It sounds like you need a switch adjustment somewhere.

Post edited by ninjadoug : spelling

#6 6 years ago

Thanks for the Tips Doug and LTG, I'll give it a try tomorrow.

#7 6 years ago

Thanks for the tips guys, played around a bit with it and the issue is fixed. Much appreciated.

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