Category Archives: NCL

Chicago Dynamic Industries Sound Card (EM Gun Games)

A redesign of the Chicago Dynamic Industries “Rifle Ricochet” sound board using modern two layer PCBs, a silkscreen, and modernized components. Uses readily available 2N3904 transistors instead of the EOLed 2N3643 and 2N3644 transistors. The #444-310 board is reproduced with better noise immunity and some extra troubleshooting features. Licensed to fellow Arcade collectors under the TAPR/Non Commercial License. BOM costs are less than $20 with PCBs being ~$23. Continue reading

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Stern Star Trek: Vengeance Nacelle Mod

Simple Laser Cut Plastic to defuse the LED on a Stern Star Trek Pinball Machine and make it more accurate to the film’s render. Donated to the Public under the TAPR / NCL license – meaning you can create these for personal use up to 5 pairs in a calendar year. Commercial Use is prohibited without written permission. Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Klingon Bird of Prey Mod

This MOD is of a 1994 Hallmark Klingon Bird of Prey. These Ornament are typically used to replace the smaller less detailed counterpart on the Star Trek: The Next Generation Pinball machine. The Author details his modification of this ornament and provides the PCBs and schematics to fellow Pinheads under the TAPR/NCL license. Continue reading

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Stern ColorDMD adapter plate

ColorDMD Adapter plans for the Stern Star Trek pinball machine. Allows for installation of a ColorDMD into the Premium/LE backbox of the pinball machine. Requires no modification of the machine and is completely reversible. Continue reading

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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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DIY Arcade Leg Lever Plates

How do you prevent the TNuts from comming out from under your Arcade cabinets?

I personally think the OEM’s use of a Staple or two it just an accident waiting to happen. Look here for one open source design you can use. 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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