(Topic ID: 298397)

Target alpha set in 3 balls but give me 5 in single player

By Deejaykruger

69 days ago

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  • Latest reply 68 days ago by paulace
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#1 69 days ago

Hi everyone!
I have selected 3 balls per game in my pin. In multiplayer mode working fine but in single player always give me 5 balls per game.
Before was running good but now I have this issue since 2 days ago...
Can you help me about, please?

#2 69 days ago

I'd look carefully at your 3-5 ball adjust jones plug first. Makes sure all the male/female connectors are clean and the wires are soldered on solidly.

I guess it could be something like an open where the red X is in the snippet below, but simplest thing is the Jones plug.

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#3 69 days ago

Where did you “assign” the 3 ball setting? I have seen more than 1 pin have it where you had to go under the playfield and in the backbox for it to work correctly?

#4 69 days ago

If it plays 3 ball okay with > 1 player doesn't that indicate the jones plug connection is okay, since that last ball function on the schematic is determined by that single plug wire? There are probably other pins on the jones plug but they would alter certain game features only.

Either contact rivet at position 8 on the player unit (at right of the red X) could have a broken wire at the wiring lug, or is not making contact with the wiper fingers due to wear/crud on the contact, or its wiper finger is dry/dirty/sticking.

#5 69 days ago

paulace and frenchmarky thanks for your help. Everything was okay about your checks. I saw some gap incorrect in last ball relay and de rivets of credit unit was misaligned as well. After that everything working correctly again
MeNaCeFiRe in my model I have 3-5 ball adjustment under the playfield, it’s a jones connector.
Thanks again to everyone

#6 68 days ago

frenchmarky - you're right about the Jones plug connection being good if multiple player games work correctly. Thanks. When I reply to these things at 7Am, my logic is sometimes questionable.

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