(Topic ID: 145097)

Sys 1 Ni-Wumpf Rev E Menu Issues


By xeneize

3 years ago



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#1 3 years ago

Gang:

I am running a Ni-Wumpf Rev E in a Gottlieb System 1 (Asteroid Annie). Game functions perfectly until I try to access diagnostic sub menus. Here's the scoop.

If I press the inner coin door switch, I can toggle through all the diagnostic menu options. However, as soon as I press the credit button to enter a sub-menu, the game freezes. What I mean by this, is that pressing the inner door switch or the credit button yields zero results. The game is simply stuck at that menu option. If I reboot either at the reset switch on the board or main power button under the cab, I get the same results.

Again, game plays perfectly...I simply cannot change any options, test any switches, etc.

Any thoughts?

Thanks in advance!

Xeneize

#2 3 years ago

I had one doing some crazy things like that, and it ended up being because I had fried one of the socketed buffer chips. I had a short into the switch matrix, from the solenoid that ran the spinning target on a Close Encounters.

Personally I would try emailing Ace, the gentleman that works on them with Ni-Wumpf... you can get the email off their website, he's incredibly helpful and ultimately can repair it for you inexpensively if it ends up being something on the board.

#3 3 years ago

+1 for emailing Ace, he was pretty responsive when i've had to contact him in the past for issues.

11 months later
#4 3 years ago

Ace got back to me and explained that the board was not originally designed for Asteroid Annie as it is a one player game. Hence, the outputs have nowhere to display once in the diagnostics.

Sorry about the delayed update, but wanted to close out the thread properly.

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