Flight 2000

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Manufacturer

Stern Electronics, Inc. (United States)

September 1st, 1980

6301 units

Flight 2000 on the IPSND.


Main details

Stern M-200 MPU
4 player game

digital

wide body

manual

No

Yes

No

No


Popularity and ranking

This machine has been rated by 62 users and currently ranks #226 (not in Top 100)

Playfield details

3
2
0
2
0
0
0
8
Yes
No
No

Design team

Game Design: Harry Williams


Noteworthy features

  • wide body
  • 7-digit plasma displays with 6-digit display for status
  • separate speech board with special speech chip for status updates and starting game announcement
  • unique ball lock mechanism capable of handling 3 pinballs, single-ball out distribution
  • memory drop-target assembly for countdown (9 capable, 5 used)
  • 4 active slingshots
  • 3 drop-target assembly designed to "sweep" for additional points
  • Apollo launch section feeds balls back to the top lanes
  • center post between flippers
  • 2 in-lanes per side
  • narrow slotted stand-up target to score 25,000 pts, instantly add bonus multiplier, spot BLAST when lit, and score Special when lit
  • plexi-guided ball lock section
  • unique 3-switch trough design to handle 3 balls
  • 3 coin slot universal door to handle North American dollar & quarter coins and Euro coins

Trivia

  • Stern's first Solid State pinball machine with speech.
  • As many classic solid-state machines utilize a knocker to announce a free game, this game does not. Why? Stern used all the solenoid drivers on the driver board!

Backbox ornament(s)

None

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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