Orbitor 1

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Manufacturer

Stern Electronics, Inc. (United States)

February 1st, 1982

889 units

Orbitor 1 on the IPSND.


Main details

Stern M-200 MPU
4 player game

alphanumeric

wide body

manual

No

Yes

No

No


Popularity and ranking

This machine has been rated by 55 users and currently ranks #345 (not in Top 100)

Playfield details

2
2
0
2
0
0
0
13
Yes
No
No

Design team

Game Design: Joe Joos Jr.
Mechanics: Joe Joos Jr.


Noteworthy features

  • Plastic Molded Uneven Playfield, Spinning Bumpers,Timed Game

Trivia

  • Stern's Orbitor 1 was actually designed by two outside engineers who had never worked in pinball, inspired by a perpetual motion exhibit at the Smithsonian
  • Orbitor 1 has a required "Minimum Game Time" feature that cannot be turned off. If the player has not attained the minimum game time before their last ball drains, they will continue to get a free one until the minimum time is achieved

Backbox ornament(s)

3D Moulded Plastic Translight behind Moulded PlexiGlass Dome

Video mode

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

Latest software version

Latest software version is unknown.

Click here to view the changelog.

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