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"Welcome to the Cirqus!" - Cirqus Voltaire Club for Owners, Fans

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#2001 27 days ago
Quoted from mmuglia:

I saw this posted and had to give it a try. I installed the 4.7k resistor and there is definitely more bass, but overall, the sound is very muffled and it sounds like shit! Adjusting the volume of the game only made it sound worse. Maybe a different value resistor would be better. I took the resistor out after 1 minute of gameplay.

Thanks for your honest feedback, I appreciate it. I guess the best (and only?) other solution is to use pinsound... not cheap thought.

#2002 27 days ago

Mine has Flipper Fidelity speakers in it.
It isn’t great as the sound quality in the ROM is crap and the amplifier is crap.
But it’s OK. It’s got quite a lot more bass than my other WMS games and that’s about it.
Not worth the dineros in my opinion. Actually no sound improvements are imo, I think they’re fine from factory.
It’s pretty bad from factory but I just dont care.

The biggest issue in my opinion is the sound quality in the ROM.
No matter what you put after that it’s not going to be good.
Sh*t into an amplifier and all you get is amplified sh*t

#2003 27 days ago
Quoted from noitbe1:

Thanks. I’m curious if anyone has done this change and how the sound was like. I know some people who own a CV but no one has done this change.

Wow that iobium link brings back memories.
That made me also look into improving the sound, instead of a fixed resistor I used a variable resistor so I could adjust every machine different.
It does make a difference. If you do it like I did it's not a permanent change and you can test yourself if you like the improvement and what setting is best for your game.
https://www.flippers.be/pinball_sound_upgrade.html

#2004 27 days ago
Quoted from aeneas:

Wow that iobium link brings back memories.
That made me also look into improving the sound, instead of a fixed resistor I used a variable resistor so I could adjust every machine different.
It does make a difference. If you do it like I did it's not a permanent change and you can test yourself if you like the improvement and what setting is best for your game.
https://www.flippers.be/pinball_sound_upgrade.html

Maybe I just suck at pinball but I’d be worried that would fly off when smacking my game around
Easy solution though!

#2005 26 days ago
Quoted from noitbe1:

Thanks for your honest feedback, I appreciate it. I guess the best (and only?) other solution is to use pinsound... not cheap thought.

Benoit, I added a Prosound speaker kit to my HEP Sample Game and a Polk PS-10 Sub. The game shakes the house. The Polk Sub is plug and play off the cabinet base speaker and it will support two games. I have one for all my games. It is best/cheapest way to get that base that rocks the house with no permanent modification of the game. Heck I just plugged one into my TOTAN with the factory speakers in it and it sounds great.

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#2006 26 days ago

deleted: useless question

#2007 26 days ago

rosound speaker kit

Quoted from aeneas:

Wow that iobium link brings back memories.
That made me also look into improving the sound, instead of a fixed resistor I used a variable resistor so I could adjust every machine different.
It does make a difference. If you do it like I did it's not a permanent change and you can test yourself if you like the improvement and what setting is best for your game.
https://www.flippers.be/pinball_sound_upgrade.html

thanks for the link, I need to test this change as well knowing you can remove it.

Quoted from whthrs166:

Benoit, I added a Prosound speaker kit to my HEP Sample Game and a Polk PS-10 Sub. The game shakes the house. The Polk Sub is plug and play off the cabinet base speaker and it will support two games. I have one for all my games. It is best/cheapest way to get that base that rocks the house with no permanent modification of the game. Heck I just plugged one into my TOTAN with the factory speakers in it and it sounds great. [quoted image]

thanks Scott for the tip, do you have a link for your prosound kit ? is it dedicated to pinball ?

#2008 26 days ago
Quoted from noitbe1:

rosound speaker kit

thanks for the link, I need to test this change as well knowing you can remove it.

thanks Scott for the tip, do you have a link for your prosound kit ? is it dedicated to pinball ?

Don't bother with adding the 4.7k resistor. I did it yesterday when I saw the post and took it out a minute later. It sounded terrible.

#2009 26 days ago
Quoted from noitbe1:

rosound speaker kit

thanks for the link, I need to test this change as well knowing you can remove it.

thanks Scott for the tip, do you have a link for your prosound kit ? is it dedicated to pinball ?

Yes https://pinball pro.net/products He is out of Nebraska, family owned business and Great folks to deal with. ( remember the base cabinet speaker has to be moved in order for the RM assembly to clear it. There is a special plate that comes with the kit to install it correctly) If that is a deal breaker for ya then I would recommend just plugging in the Polk PS-10.

#2010 26 days ago
Quoted from mmuglia:

Don't bother with adding the 4.7k resistor. I did it yesterday when I saw the post and took it out a minute later. It sounded terrible.

Ok thanks for sharing.

#2011 26 days ago
Quoted from whthrs166:

Yes https://pinball pro.net/products He is out of Nebraska, family owned business and Great folks to deal with. ( remember the base cabinet speaker has to be moved in order for the RM assembly to clear it. There is a special plate that comes with the kit to install it correctly) If that is a deal breaker for ya then I would recommend just plugging in the Polk PS-10.

Oh yeai ok. Indeed. Ot a big fan of the cabinet change, the polk PS-10 is not too expensive so it could be a good way. Thanks.

#2012 20 days ago

Anyone see the scrolls listed in the marketplace? His price started earlier this week at $1200. I messaged him and made a fair offer but was shot down.

#2013 20 days ago
Quoted from mmuglia:

Anyone see the scrolls listed in the marketplace? His price started earlier this week at $1200. I messaged him and made a fair offer but was shot down.

They are worth that much!? Crazy. I have a set in my closet. Don’t want to drill into my decals, any other way to attach them?

#2014 20 days ago

I think I paid mine around 100 dollars, they were perfect repro. I can’t understznd the price wanted: it’s just 2 basic piece of plastic.

#2015 19 days ago

All you need is a couple screws in the top part of the head to attach them. Thats enough to hold them or can use velcro. Thats how mine are, but the game looks better with them on

#2016 19 days ago
Quoted from Richard-NBA-SF2:

They are worth that much!? Crazy. I have a set in my closet. Don’t want to drill into my decals, any other way to attach them?

No they're not worth that much, not to me anyway, but they can ask anything they want for them. They know what they're worth and never seem really interested in actually selling them, just looking for a big payday. See this all the time in classic car circles and all I do is make a note of who they are and avoid them. YMMV

#2017 17 days ago

I made my own version, it takes time and of course they don't look like repros at all and the Quality is not the same, also they are heavy and need to be drilled or really heavy velcro. I love that game so much, but thousands of dollars ?

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#2018 17 days ago
Quoted from JagDaniels:

I made my own version, it takes time and of course they don't look like repros at all and the Quality is not the same, also they are heavy and need to be drilled or really heavy velcro. I love that game so much, but thousands of dollars ?
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From the image you posted they look pretty darn good.

#2019 17 days ago

Planetary Pinball will remake the scrolls at some point. Another Pinsider has done beautifully detailed wood scrolls, but I'll leave it to him to reveal those. They look amazing. No need to spend a fortune on these.

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#2020 17 days ago

Mine has the scrolls and honestly… it looks way better without them.
But I’m glad I have them and of course they’re on.
But man… they are ugly.

#2021 17 days ago

Hello everyone! So I'm new to the club and I have one small but very confusing problem. During the Cannonball Run mini game in the backbox you're supposed to hit the flippers to fire the ball into the luck switch but the ball doesn't fire. The game registers that I push the flippers and the cannon works fine in every other aspect of the game, except in this mini game. So it's not the coil itself or a switch problem because from what I can see there is only one switch in the backbox, no switch to register that the ball is in place on the coil. Can anyone give me a direction?

#2022 16 days ago
Quoted from safaex:

Hello everyone! So I'm new to the club and I have one small but very confusing problem. During the Cannonball Run mini game in the backbox you're supposed to hit the flippers to fire the ball into the luck switch but the ball doesn't fire. The game registers that I push the flippers and the cannon works fine in every other aspect of the game, except in this mini game. So it's not the coil itself or a switch problem because from what I can see there is only one switch in the backbox, no switch to register that the ball is in place on the coil. Can anyone give me a direction?

Check adjustment A2 - 28, Backbox. Make sure it's set to ON.

#2023 15 days ago

Anyone has installed Pinsound board ? Is it worth it ? Does it have more sounds added ?

#2024 14 days ago
Quoted from LOTR_breath:

Check adjustment A2 - 28, Backbox. Make sure it's set to ON.

Hi! Thanks for the suggestion. Backbox is turned on in the settings so that's not the issue. Either this is a strange bug that could be fixed with updating to 2.0 or there is a break somewhere between the cpu and and the power driver poard that's supposed to fire the kicker... or something else. Any other ideas?

#2025 14 days ago
Quoted from safaex:

Hello everyone! So I'm new to the club and I have one small but very confusing problem. During the Cannonball Run mini game in the backbox you're supposed to hit the flippers to fire the ball into the luck switch but the ball doesn't fire. The game registers that I push the flippers and the cannon works fine in every other aspect of the game, except in this mini game. So it's not the coil itself or a switch problem because from what I can see there is only one switch in the backbox, no switch to register that the ball is in place on the coil. Can anyone give me a direction?

If the game has dual flipper optos (I think it does but can't trust my memory) does the upper flipper opto register on either or both sides?

#2026 14 days ago
Quoted from bobukcat:

If the game has dual flipper optos (I think it does but can't trust my memory) does the upper flipper opto register on either or both sides?

I'm such an idiot. I had accidentaly connected J118 into J117 which made the cannon go of everytime I wen't through the big loop through the Side Show. Thought this was a feature since I've never actually played the game before. Anyway THANKS alot for trying to help out both of you!

#2027 14 days ago
Quoted from JagDaniels:

I made my own version, it takes time and of course they don't look like repros at all and the Quality is not the same, also they are heavy and need to be drilled or really heavy velcro. I love that game so much, but thousands of dollars ?
[quoted image]

Yess they look amazing i ve bought a pair of scrolls years ago but i need two more pairs for others CV i m waiting for Planetary or CPR rebash!

#2028 14 days ago

Yeah i just made them to complete the look of the game, and because CV is my all time love.

If they don't make a rerun, i made some also for friends and fun.

#2029 13 days ago

Is anyone interested in the Laseriffic topper for their CV? I bought this a few months ago and I'm going to be installing a set of scrolls, so I no longer need the topper. It has the RGB lighting with remote, so you can change the color to whatever you want. I paid $160 plus shipping and will let it go for $125 shipped in the US.

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#2030 9 days ago
Quoted from mmuglia:

Is anyone interested in the Laseriffic topper for their CV? I bought this a few months ago and I'm going to be installing a set of scrolls, so I no longer need the topper. It has the RGB lighting with remote, so you can change the color to whatever you want. I paid $160 plus shipping and will let it go for $125 shipped in the US.
[quoted image]

FYI, the scrolls and topper go great together in my book!

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#2031 8 days ago

Cool ! Love it !

#2032 8 days ago

Looking for any good suggestions for a backglass lift channel for my CV....my current one has the plastic one which has cracked unfortunately. Was hoping for a metal solution but with the backglass on CV being so unusual, not sure of what options are out there.

#2033 8 days ago
Quoted from DarthFett72:

Looking for any good suggestions for a backglass lift channel for my CV....my current one has the plastic one which has cracked unfortunately. Was hoping for a metal solution but with the backglass on CV being so unusual, not sure of what options are out there.

You could check with Chris at Pinball Plating. He may have metal ones, chrome, etc.

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