Af-Tor

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Manufacturer

Wico Corporation (United States)

October 1st, 1984

Unknown

Af-Tor on the IPSND.


Main details

4 player game

alphanumeric

wide body

manual

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No

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Playfield details

2
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9
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Noteworthy features

  • World's first:
  • . dual physical-core processor control board with shared memory
  • . solenoid matrix power system
  • . all-player alphanumeric score displays that talks to you (similar to Bally's 6803 series)
  • . sophisticated self-test and diagnostic system including a CPU board's hexadecimal-driven red LED numeric status display
  • . non-volatile RAM chip, eliminating batteries to keep memory after power loss
  • . cabinet, except sides, and scorebox entirely made of metal
  • . overcurrent protection to matrix solenoids with sense signal to CPU
  • . overcurrent protection to reflective and continuous solenoids
  • . overcurrent protection to matrix lamps
  • . 16 column, 8 row lamp matrix
  • . 16 column, 8 row switch matrix
  • uses similar Williams diagnostic controls on coin door
  • custom coin door design with WICO decal on front
  • green LEDs on driver board to indicate live circuits and good fuses
  • recalls last player score(s) when power is restored
  • watchdog circuit with red LED indicator
  • DIP switch game settings on driver board

Trivia

  • Af-Tor is the first pinball manufactured by Wico. Their only other machine was Big Top (1977), and was only marketed for non-commerical home use.
  • The game designer remains anonymous as of today.
  • Jeanine Mitchell modeled herself for the artwork in both the scorebox and playfield.
  • All PCBs were made by XTAR.

Backbox ornament(s)

scorebox mounted on metal beams fluorescent displays for scores and status speaker mounted at bottom of box fluorescent-lamp backlit artwork on plexiglass

Video mode

This machine has no dot matrix or video display, so it has no videmode.

Latest software version

Latest software version is unknown.

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