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    Re: Convert pinball to virtual pinball

    Since I'm waiting on my PC parts, I moving all the parts from the test bench to the cabinet. Lot of wiring and labeling.





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    Re: USB Device not working properly

    It sounds to me like I didn't know what I was doing. All of this is fairly new to me. ;)
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    My first PC build

    This pinball cabinet that I'm building is gonna be the death of me. I was getting close(r) to finishing and out of nowhere the gaming PC that I built died.

    I built this PC on a budget mainly...
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    Re: Convert pinball to virtual pinball

    I don't know if I've mentioned this but all the wiring and getting things working thus far has been done on a my test bench. Much better to figure it out on the bench and then mount in the cabinet. ...
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    Re: USB Device not working properly

    This is a Dell Optiplex 9020. This PC will only be used for my pinball cabinet and they recommended doing a clean install of Windows before installing the pinball software...which I did. However, I...
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    Re: USB Device not working properly

    I tried every USB port with no success. I just installed the latest chip set for this PC and that clearned up the "unknown" devices. The game controller still isn't working though. Hopefully, I get...
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    Re: USB Device not working properly

    This is a major problem for me because I've made a lot of progress gettting my vitual pinball machine built but if I can't get this resoloved, it's all for naught because the buttons won't work.
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    Re: USB Device not working properly

    I see no drivers for my device. The only thing out of the ordinary that I see in Device Manager is that it shows an Unknown Device. Don't know what that means or how to correct it.
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    Re: USB Device not working properly

    I think it's USB 2 and I can't make head nor tails of device manager. What exactly should I be looking for?


    When I plug in the device, I can pull it up and go to the test menu but it's not...
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    USB Device not working properly

    This is a strange problem. I have a Zero Delay Board which is plugged in to the PC via USB cable. This device is used to map a button to a key stroke for gaming. It works fine on another PC but not...
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    Re: Convert pinball to virtual pinball

    UPS delivered the MOSFET drivers and a bunch of Ford starter solonoids. I'm using the Ford solonoids instead of the contactors.

    I have them working. This is a been a long and sometimes brutal...
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    Re: Convert pinball to virtual pinball

    I wasn't happy with the sound of the VP cabinet, so it was time for a major upgrad.


    -Kenwood amp
    - (2) Memphis 6" speakers.

    I will be add a subwoofer but haven't decided on which one.

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    Re: Work Shoes

    I don't know what your employer allows you to wear to work but in terms of pure comfort - Brooks running shoes. I got turned on to these many years ago. It's what a Marathoner would wear during a...
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    Re: Electronics

    Yes sir. I would second that. ;)
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    Re: Convert pinball to virtual pinball

    Now that I've connected all the electronics on my workbench, it's time to do a mock-up inside the pinball cab.


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    PS - There's a lot that I still need to mount inside the cabinet. I hope...
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    Re: Electronics

    Nope. I'm sticking with the mosfets.
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    Re: Electronics

    I hear ya but I knew better. Often times a contactor will use DC input (signal) voltage to control a much higher AC output. But this one uses both an AC input and output. I simply failed to read the...
  18. Re: Kyocera Copystar 2560 unser name password reset

    From my notes:




    It's weird that U21 didn't work for you. Head scratcher. Good luck.
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    Re: Electronics

    I just won a prestigious award. It's called "The Head Up Your Ass" award.

    This is what put me across the finish line.

    The contactors that I ordered for my pinball cabinet were AC and they...
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    Re: 6002i poor image on status page

    This is exactly the reason that it's standard operating procedure for me to unplug the mahince any time I put a screwdriver to it. Better safe than sorry and forgetting to unplug the machine could be...
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    Re: Electronics

    After much consternation, I decided to go with the mosfet driver in lieu of the Sainsmart relay board. There's both advantages and disadvantages but overall it should be an improvement in that...
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    Re: Electronics

    The relay board that I'm using came recommened by those in the know...supposedly. I'm not sure how much current the contactors are drawing. There's no load on the contactors because the only thing...
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    Re: Electronics

    I just come to this board to ask an electorics question. I have an assciates degree in electronics but I need a 2nd opinion on something.


    Everything was working fine on my pinball machine that...
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    Re: Convert pinball to virtual pinball

    I'm happy to report that I have the solonoids, strobe lights and other hardware installed and working. It makes a HUGE difference when you're playing. It's so close to a real pinball table that it's...
  25. Re: Failed to scan to SMB after shutting down the computer - Kyocera Ecosys fs-6530 M

    I've done this on Wireshark and it was very informative. The SMB negoation from the PC to the copier starts with the highest version and works it way down until they they find a version that both can...
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