Elektra

Elektra

Elektra is a pinball machine released December 1981, manufactured by Bally Manufacturing Co.

Elektra has three levels of playfields. Each of the playfields has two flippers. The top or upper playfield (1) is accessed by the ball shooter and four metal ramps from the main level. The main or second level playfield (2) is completely covered with a thick piece of plexiglass which forms the window to view the lower playfield. The lower or mini playfield (3) can be accessed after a ball drain if enough Elektra units have been collected. Elektra contains four balls. Two are used on the main and upper playfields. They alternate during normal play, both are activated during multiball. A third ball is kept captive at the top of the upper playfield to knock down in-line bonus multiplier targets. The fourth ball is dedicated to the lower playfield.

There are two main objectives when playing Elektra (besides racking up bonus points and multipliers). One, achieve multiball and two, gain Elektra Units for time in the lower playfield. Mulitball is challenging and usually does not last long. The lower playfield becomes active after the ball(s) drain and there is enough Elektra Units earned. Elektra Units earned are shown in a separate 2-digit display in the bottom center of the backglass.

Mulitplayer games are interesting as the mulitball locked ball remains locked during a player change and the next player can release it with the short unlock sequence.

The game has a large number of lights due to the addition of the lower playfield. The lights on the upper and main playfield turn off when the lower playfield is in use. The game also has a small voice vocabulary. The voice is used to signify multiball lock availability, extra balls, game start/end, and attract mode.

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Design team

Game Design: Claude Fernandez
Artwork: Tony Ramunni



Game details

153
Bally Manufacturing Co.
December 1981
Solid state
2,950 produced
$1390 - $1610
Normal
Digital
4
6
4
2
#778
Unknown


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Game quote

"You have been exposed to Elektra's radiation....Will you return?!?!"

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Machine - For Trade
Cheney, WA
2,350
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From: $ 149.95
$ 14.50
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$ 30.00
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From: $ 155.00

Pinside rating

This game has received 45 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.187 out of 10.

7.187

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #213 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.


Rating comments

There are 14 rating comments for this game.

Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

139 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

99 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

18 public locations known where you can play this machine.



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2,350
Machine - For Sale
Blaine, TN
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Machine - For Trade
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Price estimate

We have seen this game for sale in the Pinside Market 14 times. The median asking price is $1,500

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Recent Pinsider scores

The most recently logged high scores by Pinsiders.

twelvevoltguy
on Elektra
5,552,800
germanhomer
on Elektra
298,570
anathematize
on Elektra
258,770
balt
on Elektra
1,063,140
Brk_oth
on Elektra
485,540
Demtor
on Elektra
469,000
SkeebWilcox
on Elektra
837,350
kst8cat
on Elektra
709,990


Instructions card

Card courtesy of Peter “Inkochnito” Koch


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