(Topic ID: 277408)

Triggering a 12v LED strip from the back box GI


By nutty

4 days ago



Topic Stats

  • 6 posts
  • 2 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 1 day ago by OLDPINGUY
  • Topic is favorited by 1 Pinsider

You

Linked Games

No games have been linked to this topic.

    Topic Gallery

    One image has been uploaded to this topic. (View topic image gallery).

    Opto (resized).jpg

    #1 4 days ago

    I was hoping someone could suggest a circuit to trigger a 12v LED strip on the Williams Getaway back box GI Lamp Holder. I have a circuit attached but I am unsure about the diode-1.2k input to the 4n25 as I normally use this from the lamp matrix. Also the 10k and which mosfet used.

    Opto (resized).jpg

    #2 3 days ago

    How about in a 6.3V strip from GI or insert?

    #3 3 days ago

    Is there a UK/EU supplier for 6.3VAC LEDs ?

    #4 2 days ago

    Dont know, sorry. Comet has them here. The Matrix system uses a replacement GI bulb that has a wire tap.
    You pick up extension wire, and run a bunch up into the backbox or topper, and trigger strips, pads and other lights.
    Just make sure you have all LEDs in the game, and if you want a bunch, split the input to different GI Lines.
    A Brightness Scfrew, adds more. Consider any Flex color changing, while you consider options.

    Or check Ebay, and wire up.

    #5 2 days ago

    Comet has the 20 Led units in stock not the 50 but with $16 shipping & 8 week wait at the moment at the USPS. I may look at a SS Relay to control them or get 5v Strips and use a simpler circuit.

    #6 1 day ago

    If your goal is simply longer white strips, you can buy a USB 5v framing strip for TV. Just watch your amperage draw.
    If its small spots or strips, that's the recommendation on matrix.
    Either way, good luck with your vision. Do share, when you are done.

    Promoted items from the Pinside Marketplace
    $ 28.00
    Playfield - Other
    Pin Monk
    $ 79.99
    Cabinet - Shooter Rods
    Lighted Pinball Mods
    $ 76.95
    Cabinet - Shooter Rods
    Super Skill Shot Shop
    From: $ 19.99
    Eproms
    Matt's Basement Arcade
    $ 209.99
    $ 45.00
    Playfield - Plastics
    Ramp-O-Matic
    $ 69.99
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    Lighted Pinball Mods
    $ 90.00
    Lighting - Under Cabinet
    Rock Custom Pinball
    $ 157.00
    From: $ 30.00
    Playfield - Plastics
    Ramp-O-Matic
    $ 799.00
    Flipper Parts
    Mircoplayfields
    $ 41.25
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    The MOD Couple
    $ 9.00
    Electronics
    Yorktown Arcade Supply
    $ 9,500.00
    Pinball Machine
    Little Shop Of Games
    $ 27.25
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    The MOD Couple
    From: $ 15.00
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    ModFather Pinball Mods
    $ 47.95
    Lighting - Interactive
    MicksPinball
    From: $ 11.95
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    ULEKstore
    $ 99.00
    Lighting - Under Cabinet
    Rock Custom Pinball
    $ 50.00
    Lighting - Led
    Rock Custom Pinball
    $ 20.00
    Various Other Swag
    Project Pinball Charity
    $ 40.00
    Gameroom - Decorations
    Arcade Arts
    From: $ 12.00
    Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
    The Art of Pinball
    From: $ 40.00
    Various Novelties
    Pinball Photos

    Hey there! Got a moment?

    Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside