(Topic ID: 83859)

TFTC Slow bootup and noise from speakers.


By pinballwiz

6 years ago



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  • 8 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 6 years ago by NathanP
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#1 6 years ago

Just traded for a nice TFTC. It has two issues.

1. When you plug it in and turn on, All GI will come up but nothing else. In a minute or so, you will hear the crypt keeper say something and the DMD will light up. Turn it off and back on then everything works fine.

2. There is some noise coming from the speakers. It is associated with the GI. it will make noise consistent with the timing and cycle of GI bulbs in attract mode.

Thanks for any help!!

#2 6 years ago

Might want to ask this over in the Dot Matrix games forum instead of the EM forum.

#3 6 years ago

My TFTC boots fine, but there is a buzz coming from the speakers, not noticeable when playing, but when sitting in attract mode it can be heard.

#4 6 years ago

Dang it! Can a mod please put this in the right forum?

#5 6 years ago

10 to 1 your power supply is cooked.

#6 6 years ago

Yea, your power supply board needs rebuilt. Common problem on DE games. My TFTC has the same bootup issue, but I've played it this way for years without any other issues.

#7 6 years ago

Any ideas on the noise issue?

#8 6 years ago

Disconnect the speakers and you will have no noise issue.

You will need to add some 120 volt solenoids that go "WHUMP" and a score motor operating a circle of switches to go "TICKETY TICK TICK" to obtain the correct pinball sounds. And a bell and/or chimes.

Oh, and change the machine theme to billiards, cards or chicks.

#9 6 years ago

Bad score motor.

#10 6 years ago

Its Cn1 on the power board. Gotta be.

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