Category Archives: vector

Sega Star Trek Captain’s Chair Coinbox

Reproduction plans for the Sega Star Trek Captain’s Chair’s CoinBox. Plans are opensource under the TAPR/NCL license. Continue reading

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Color Vector Pattern Generator

Have a Vector Monitor that needs convergence? Need some test patterns to debug that XY Monitor? If so; you’ve come to the right place! Contained within are OpenSource schematics, bom files, and board files to build your own Vector Pattern Generator. Choose from Box, Cross, Box&Cross, Horizontal, Vertical, or crosshatched vectors. Also included is a PCB source for ordering your own bare PCB for assembly. Continue reading

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Austin, TX: Star Trek Arcade for Dell Children’s Hospital

The Summer of 1982 Star Trek Charity Arcade for Dell Children’s Hospital raised $146 in quarters. That total was donated to the Children’s hospital to the area of greatest need. Continue reading

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FreePlay 555 Coin Circuit

555 Timer circuit and PCB licensed under TAPR/NCL Open Hardware License. Simple thru Hole componets should allow most people to solder this project over a evening. Timer circuit used to stimulate the coin circuits of a Sega Star Trek Captain’s Chair to enable “Free Play” – IE use the game without quarters. This circuit should be flexible enough to work on most arcade games. This circuit can be built for less than $23. Continue reading

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Star Trek Red Alert Audio Trigger

Opamp circuit and PCB licensed under TAPR/NCL Open Hardware License for use on a Sega Star Trek Captain’s Chair Arcade Machine. Simple thruHole componets should allow most people to solder this project over a evening. Circuit used to Simulate the “Red Alert” Lighting during gameplay. Continue reading

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Star Trek HAPP CoinDoor Red Alert Indicator

555 Timer circuit and PCB licensed under TAPR/NCL Open Hardware License. Simple thru Hole componets should allow most people to solder this project over a evening. Timer circuit used to Simulate the “Red Alert” Indicators on the corridors of the Enterprise from Star Trek. Continue reading

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Custom Coin Mech Reject Art

Inspired by Tighe’s KLOV post on Custom Coin Mech Reject Art – I’ve created Coin Reject Art to match the theme and style of his art for all applicable Star Trek Arcade machines and the Revenge From Mars (RFM) pinball machine.
Provided for Non-Commercial Use under the TAPR NCL license. Continue reading

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Paint matching powdercoat to other colors

Using Methyl Ethyl Ketone, One can paint match nearly any powdercoat to an existing color sample. Powdercoat using this method appears to be every bit as robust and scratch resistant as normal powdercoat. Check out this guide to see how its done. Continue reading

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Open Source Sega / Gremlin G80 PSU boardset

A replacement G80 PSU for the Sega/Gremlin G80 Vector machines as a replacment for my Star Trek Captain’s Chair.
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