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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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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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