Tag Archives: arcade

Pin2k CPU Fan Replacement

Author creates a 50mm to 60mm Fan Adapter for his Pinball 2000 machine. DFX files made available or you can print the adapter at Shapeways. 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: 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: Stern Star Trek Laser Upgrade Kit

Our stunning upgrade to the stock Stern Star Trek laser that comes with the Premium and LE Pinball machines. Laser color choices: Blue, Red, and Green. Our lasers offer much higher power than the stock laser so Klingon multiball laser light show be that much better. Continue reading

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Announce: Translucent Early Solid State Pinball Buttons/Housings

Early #Pinball buttons and Housings used in early Solidstate and EM titles are now available 10 different colors. Used on Stern, Bally, and Gottlieb Pins of the era. Was used as Flipper and Start Buttons. This new product offering is available in PMMA (Acrylic) so they can be laser etched with your custom design. The buttons were common under part numbers: #C-905, B-16680, 4B-200. The housings under part numbers: #C-904, C-13900, 4B-199 and #B-21018.
Also announcing the immediate availably of the Bally Flipper Button mod. This PCB set goes behind these Translucent buttons to offer the Pinball Fanatic a unique look on their Pinball Machine. Continue reading

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Stern Star Trek: Warp Ramp LED Mod

Stern Star Trek Pinball: Modding the Warp Ramp LED. Details how the Author laser cut some red and black acrylic to create a better Warp Ramp assembly on this Pinball Machine. For the Stern Star Trek Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition (LE). Continue reading

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Stern Star Trek: Comprehensive Mod List

A Comprehensive List of all Modifications available for the Stern Star Trek Pinball Machines. Featuring any vendors mods for Stern Star Trek machines including the Star Trek Pro, Star Trek Premium, and Star Trek Limited Editions. Continue reading

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Announce: Data East DMD and Sound Cables

Data East Sound and DMD ribbon cables. The Sound Cable is #5795-10703 @ 39 inches. The DMD Cable is #5795-10938 @ 49inches. Each Cable includes Strain Relief, a pull tab, and 100% electrical test. Continue reading

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Custom Buttons & Housings (Early Bally, Gottlieb, Stern, Chicago Coin)

Early #Pinball buttons and Housings used in early Solidstate and EM titles. Used on Stern, Bally, and Gottlieb Pins of the era. Was used as Flipper and Start Buttons. This shapeway store comes equipped with buttons and housings in single and paired units. The buttons were common under part numbers: #C-905, B-16680, 4B-200. The housings under part numbers: #C-904, C-13900, 4B-199 and #B-21018. Continue reading

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