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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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Stern Star Trek Pop Bumper Caps

Custom CNCed Aluminum Pop bumper caps for your Stern Star Trek Pinball Machine. These JJAbrams-inspired Insignia popcaps will fit any Stern Star Trek Pinball Machine including the Pro, Premium, and LE. Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Mirror Universe will be at Texas Pinball Fesitival

Star Trek: The Mirror Universe Pinball debuted at Texas Pinball Festival on March 27. 2014 where it won the Grand Champion / Best of Show award.
Checkout the entire documented Phase 1 worklog here. 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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Austin, TX: Star Trek Into The Darkness Charity Arcade

The Summer of 1983 & Star Trek: Into The Darkness Charity Arcade for Dell Children’s Medical Center raised $1092 in quarters. That total was donated to the Children’s hospital. Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Mirror Universe Pinball – Cabinet work (Part 3)

Stenciling the Bally Star Trek Cabinet with custom stencils from Twisted Pins into a usable base for the Star Trek: Mirror Universe Pinball project this Author continues the work despite having to redo part of the previously laid cabinet art in Part 2. Continue reading

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Bally (AS-2518) Audio Card tester

Arduino Nano based Pinball Audio Tester w/ opensource code provided. This Audio tester sequences thru the 32 tones in the soundcard PROM at 1.5second intervals allowing debug and adjustments. This Tester should work with any AS-2518 Bally sound card including the -31 and -50 designs. Pinball machines such as the Bally Star Trek and the Paragon. Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Mirror Universe Pinball – Head work (Part 3)

After restoring a near worthless Bally Star Trek Cabinet and Supersonic head into a usable base for the Star Trek: Mirror Universe Pinball project this Author continues the embellishments in the form Impulse Engine Stenciling via a Laser Cutter, some Airbrush work, and finally some laser cut plastic grills. Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Mirror Universe Pinball – Cabinet work (Part 2)

After restoring a near worthless Bally Star Trek Cabinet and Supersonic head into a usable base for the Star Trek: Mirror Universe Pinball project this Author adds a couple of embellishments in the form of water slide decals, some airbrush work, and finally adding some metal flake via poly-acrylic clear coat. Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Mirror Universe Pinball – Cabinet work

Restoring a near worthless Bally Star Trek Cabinet and Supersonic head into a usable base for the Star Trek: Mirror Universe Pinball project. Author Strips existing paint; repairs cabinet damage, and stains the wood black (as in space). Initial Stencil designs created for the side art and front of the cabinet. Continue reading

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