Author Archives: Zitt

Air Compressor: Automatic Drain Valve

Documenting the Auto Drain Valve installation for a Air compressor, specifically a CAT 10010DC. Contains detailed shopping list, directions, and tips on connecting the auto drain valve to your air compressor. Should be useful for anyone needing to plumb an auto drain valve into their air compressor – regardless of brand. Continue reading

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Agilent Infiniium 54832D: Upgrading

Blogger upgrades Agilent Infiniium 54832D to WinXP SP3 and a Samsung EVO 860 mSATA drive. Also plans to rackmount scope and install a USB3 PCI card. Continue reading

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Stern Star Trek: Custom Shooter Knob & Housing

3D Printed custom shooter rod with embedded 50th Anniversary Pin for the Stern Star Trek Limited Edition Pinball Machine. Continue reading

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Data East: Chase rope for Star Trek and Hook – Part 1

Two Data East #Pinball machines use a chase rope light made of incandescent lamps which typically short internally and blow boards. This blog series creates a new chase light made of LEDs, documents the process, and creates a conditioner board to enable LEDs to be used in concert with the stock chase light board. Continue reading

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Announce: Star Trek The Next Generation Popcap kit

Kit of 3 qty All-Metal, highly polished Popcaps for Star Trek: The Next Generation Pinball machine by Williams. Continue reading

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Announce: Star Trek – The Next Generation VUK/Bracket Dress Kit

Set of 18 customized decals for Star Trek: The Next Generation Pinball machine by Williams. Decals for VUK, Brackets, and Flipper Bats in the game. Continue reading

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Announce: Star Rollover LED boards

This custom LED light board replaces the horizontal lamp and socket present in most games with Star Rollovers. Provides 4 LEDs to iluminate the Star rollover Insert with directed LED light. Continue reading

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M.2 60mm to 80mm bracket for Udoo X86 maker board

3D printing a M.2 60mm to 80mm mounting bracket to allow the Udoo x86 board which support M.2 60mm SSDs to support the longer 80mm SSD drives. Continue reading

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Announce: Stern Star Trek Nebula Mod

This Stern Star Trek Nebula Mod is a Do-it-Yourself and save kit which illuminates the Nebula plastics with extra lighting on all of Stern’s Star Trek Pinball machines (Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition). This kit contains three custom shaped boards which fit behind the nebula plastics and enhance the art present on the backboard. Bring your backboard to life with this mod using our Step-By-Step instructions. This DIY kit make take you several hours to install properly in your machine. Continue reading

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Announce: USS Kelvin StadiumLEDs for Stern Star Trek Pinball

Stern Star Trek USS Kelvin: Do-it-yourself and save Retrofit Kit for a Hallmark USS Kelvin which provides extra lighting for better visibility in your game. This Modification kit contains a 3D Printed bracket along with a set of boards which illuminates the Kelvin with natural white light and allows the 2013 Hallmark Ornament ship lights to operate without pressing the switch. This is a DIY kit; so expect the process to take few hours using the provided instructions. Continue reading

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