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TRON (un)limited edition WIP

By ecurtz

12 years ago


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#1051 11 years ago

Well done! I can't wait to get this ultimate mod installed on my Tron when it becomes available. Pretty cool stuff.

#1052 11 years ago

Castor: "Change the scheme, alter the mood. Electrify the boys and girls if you'd be so kind!"

#1053 11 years ago

Went to the NW Pinball / Arcade show and played a few games on the Tron with Eli's kit and it's simply awesome. I have the EL wire on mine right now and I that's pretty cool, but boy oh boy is Eli's kit a thing of beauty. Can't wait to get it!

#1054 11 years ago

Is the software for the ramp lighting up on github or somewhere similar? I'd love to take a look at it...

#1055 11 years ago

so any ETA on these? really would love to put them in my Tron Pro

I can help look at code too if you want (looks like you are using an arduino?)

#1056 11 years ago
Quoted from Buckman:

Went to the NW Pinball / Arcade show and played a few games on the Tron with Eli's kit and it's simply awesome. I have the EL wire on mine right now and I that's pretty cool, but boy oh boy is Eli's kit a thing of beauty. Can't wait to get it!

+1 I played Tron at NW pinball show when I saw the machine I thought it was an LE

Killer Mod!

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#1057 11 years ago
Quoted from Concretehardt:

+1 I played Tron at NW pinball show when I saw the machine I thought it was an LE

That was my Tron at the show. Definitely a super cool mod, even my 4 year old said "Wow Dad!" when he saw it!

#1058 11 years ago

When can I get one!!!

#1059 11 years ago
Quoted from flecom:

When can I get one!!!

that's the $100,000 question!

as you can read in the thread code is all done. just waiting for production ready units to ship

#1060 11 years ago

I am ok with a box of parts, I can figure it out

also is the board going to have any overhead on the RGB lines? I would like to put some RGB Led strips elsewhere and it would be cool to be able to drive them from the same board so they are in sync...

if not can I can make a secondary driver board and borrow the lines from the uc i suppose

#1061 11 years ago

Sounds like a great idea, are you thinking of under cab lighting or ???

#1062 11 years ago

I have been following this thread for months now. I broke down as I really wanted my ramps lit and went for the EL wire kit which is making me happy for now. Yet I just watched the video posted on page 21 of this thread and Eli's kit is just over the top AWESOME

Put me on the list !!

When the kit is available I will be stripping off my EL wire and replacing it with this kit. Maybe I can reuse the EL wire on one of my other pins. We will see, but I REALLY want this kit form my TRON.

Please let me know when they are available for sale

#1063 11 years ago

Sorry, been a bit busy on the game grid.

ETA is looking pretty good for sometime in July.

There isn't enough power to drive under cabinet lighting off the mod, you'll have to chain the PWM signals to a second set of drivers if you want to do that.

The final boards aren't completely Arduino compatible and I hope that there will be enough built-in customization to keep people from needing to hack the code (to keep things sane for support as much as anything) but definitely email me if there's something you need to do after release.

As always, thanks for your patience.

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#1064 11 years ago

July would be fantastic! My holiday starts in two weeks. Best holiday everrrr

#1065 11 years ago
Quoted from ecurtz:

Sorry, been a bit busy on the game grid.
ETA is looking pretty good for sometime in July.
There isn't enough power to drive under cabinet lighting off the mod, you'll have to chain the PWM signals to a second set of drivers if you want to do that.
The final boards aren't completely Arduino compatible and I hope that there will be enough built-in customization to keep people from needing to hack the code (to keep things sane for support as much as anything) but definitely email me if there's something you need to do after release.
As always, thanks for your patience.
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Interesting Eli, its great to hear you are in the home stretch with the production units! It will be your one year anniversary ( july 8 ) when we received the first prototype. You created something amazing and refined in this time.

With regards to the arduino, since we are basically running a stable release code now, will all of the features we've worked on migrate over to the the new production kits?

#1066 11 years ago
Quoted from ecurtz:

ETA is looking pretty good for sometime in July.

Eli, is there a list I should be on to get this setup, our are you making these as orders are placed?

#1067 11 years ago

July!? Great news I'm so pumped for this!

#1068 11 years ago

This thread is the "list", I'll contact everyone who has posted or PMed me.

Quoted from luvthatapex2:

will all of the features we've worked on migrate over to the the new production kits?

All the logic from the current Teensy version is going right into the final code with the addition of the customization stuff and some debug / sanity testing at boot.

#1069 11 years ago

Thanks Eli! I am on the list!

#1070 11 years ago

July would be great as Gamewarp III is coming up!

#1071 11 years ago

Just want to point out that even though I sold my Tron, I'm still interested. Like several other doofuses that have made this particular mistake, I will likely be picking one back up in a while, and I don't want to have to rely on finding a Tron that already has it installed.

#1072 11 years ago

Christmas is in July - YEAH BABY!!!

#1074 11 years ago

Can't wait to see this in action Eli thanks for the update.

#1075 11 years ago

Fantastic thread, please add me to your list

#1076 11 years ago

i don't want to miss out on this... please add me to the list.

#1077 11 years ago

This is awesome. Add me to the list please.

#1078 11 years ago

Please add me to the list.

#1079 11 years ago

Add me to the list, please!

#1080 11 years ago

Add me to the list, also if I'm not already on it!!
Thanks!

#1082 11 years ago
Quoted from ecurtz:

ETA is looking pretty good for sometime in July.

That's awesome Eli, nice to see this thing coming together and hit the final stages!

Been waiting patiently for this, looking forward to it (couldn't remember when I first posted in this thread, took a look back and it was way back on page 6!).

#1083 11 years ago

Thats great news. Its been a long road, but well worth it i'm sure.

Payment is there whenever this thing is ready, Eli. Thanks again for your work (and everyone elses)

#1084 11 years ago

Sounds like if Eli's going to be putting a list together ...

<-- add me.

Thanks.

#1085 11 years ago

Please add me to your list.

#1086 11 years ago

Please put me on the list!

Thanks,

Tbone47

#1087 11 years ago

I'm in, please let me know when available

#1088 11 years ago

I'm in too please

#1089 11 years ago

Please add me to the list. Thanks!

#1090 11 years ago

Tron owners are lucky to have you making this mod. Amazing work

#1091 11 years ago

Put me on the list also please .

#1092 11 years ago

please put me on your list.
thanks!

#1093 11 years ago

Hey Eli

You can take me off the list as I own one of your protos

#1094 11 years ago
Quoted from hoby1:

Hey Eli
You can take me off the list as I own one of your protos

Thanks for keeping the thread interesting.

#1095 11 years ago

Please add me to the list. Thanks!

#1096 11 years ago

I tried to find it on the various pages... but what is the pricing going to be on this?
(I'm pretty sure I'm in, regardless... just curious.)

(Is there a way to search within a thread?)

Thanks.

#1097 11 years ago

Here you go...

Quoted from herg:

The developer kits were $400. Eli says similar pricing for the production ones.

#1098 11 years ago

Please put me on the list as well, this sounds great!

#1099 11 years ago

Feel silly doing this, as I did already ask to be put on the "list" on the early pages..
but just in case...

Put me on that list also. =)

Totally still interested.

#1100 11 years ago

Eli, are you going to have enough units made to meet everyone on the "list" or is it going to be first come on the list and be released in blocks?

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