Anyone know what these are? Found in a Bally Bongo.
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Ha ha, they look like fuses made out of capacitors. Crazy. Get rid of them...... In My opinion. Add to the list of 1001 dumb things people have done to pinball machines. Thanks for sharing.
I'm not sure if that's what they are, but I'm pretty sure I know the result. These two wires had almost all of the cloth insulation burned off. They were lucky they didn't burn their house down.
They are thermal fuses. Blow when temperature reached. Used in electric heaters or electric griddles.
Wondering why they used these instead of fuses in the first place. Did you get this to work after replacing the fuses?
Quoted from edednedy:
Wondering why they used these instead of fuses in the first place.
The answer 99% of the time as to why, is "they were idiots". (only half kidding)
Likely, they work in some industry/trade where what they used were commonplace there, so they figured let's use them here in some completely unrelated use.
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