(Topic ID: 122737)

Stern Stars goes into tilt after first ball drain

By maestro

5 years ago

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  • 8 posts
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  • Latest reply 4 years ago by beatmaster
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Linked Games

  • Stars Stern Electronics, 1978
#1 5 years ago

I'm going to be helping a friend work on his Stars. Ball one plays fine. Drains and goes into tilt mode. Ideas?

#2 5 years ago

I'm the friend. *BUMP*
Stern Stars

#3 5 years ago

Oh, I should add this this game has an Alltek Ultimate MPU. I set the dip switches according to the instructions for this game & checked it twice. Also checked the tilt switches for normal settings. I'm guessing the problem lies elsewhere?

#4 5 years ago

Weird. Did you check all the slam switches as well as the plumb bob?

#5 5 years ago

We will have to check those. Still don't make sense though.

#6 4 years ago
Quoted from pinkid:

Weird. Did you check all the slam switches as well as the plumb bob?

Didn't think to check the plumb bob, but would the first ball play if that was the culprit? I'll check everything again when I get the chance.

#7 4 years ago

Never had this issue, but it has to be getting a tilt signal from somewhere. Check the slam switches and plumb bob to make sure. If in doubt, you could disable them one at a time and play.Good luck.

#8 4 years ago

cut/disconnect the resistance at the plumb bob tilt and see if it does it again.

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