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    HI GUYS . I HAVE A MACHINE THAT HAS A STRIKE CYCLE ONLY WHEN I UNPLUG A WIRE ON THE SWEEP ARM FOR SCORING. I,M A BRUNSWICK GUY WITH 82-70 AND ACCUSCORE. CAN SOME ONE PLEASE HELP ?

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    Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

    Hi mate,
    On your machines is strike cycle determined via the camera or respot cell wires? Also do you have 5 boards, XOP's or Omega-Tek boards? When you bowl does the Accuscore score a Strike or not?
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    • #3
      Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

      OMEGA TEK BOARDS , AND WITH THE WIRE UNPLUGED IT DOES NOT SCORE AT ALL . IF I PLUG WIRE BACK IN IT SCORES BUT HAS NO STRIKE CYCLE

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      • #4
        Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

        You running a camera ??
        Are all the wires attached to your respot cells?
        Little more info would help.
        Even a old dog can bury a bone

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        • #5
          Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

          You can put a rag / cloth over the camera and cycle the machine. It should run a strike cycle.
          If not replace the camera / pcb's. Use the targets to adjust the camera to ensure that it can see all ten pins.
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          • #6
            Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

            All wires attached to respot cells . With scorers on or off does not have a strike cycle withtaht wire attached , take it off and I have one

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            • #7
              Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

              Your camera is seeing something that isnt there.You need to replace or adjust your camera.Do you have expander boards in your chassis? They allow short strike cycle and sweep reverse on gutter ball or 7 10 pickoff.If it isnt your camera we can elaborate further.

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              • #8
                Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

                YES I HAVE EXPANDER BOARDS IN . THIS WILL HAPPEN EVEN IF THE SCORER IS OFF ?

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                • #9
                  Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

                  You still haven’t answered if you have cameras. If so try Alastair’s method of blacking out the camera with the scoring on.

                  If you got a strike cycle (with the rag on)then you have some other light source the camera is picking up such as a torn curtain or shiny spot on your sweep arms. Either that or the camera needs re-adjusted

                  What is the count displayed on the monitor?

                  Triac

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                  • #10
                    Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

                    Try swapping out the Omega Tek MK-70 board. If you have cells attached, it may be seeing a pin that not there (due to bad MK-70)
                    I've had enough of hope & chains.

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                    • #11
                      Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

                      What type of Accuscore is it. Hehe
                      Try changing that switch. they only cost $4 and go bad sometimes.

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                      • #12
                        Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

                        THANKS FOR THE HELP EVERYBODY . THE SWITCH ON THE SWEEP ARM WAS NO GOOD .

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                        • #13
                          Re: NEWBIE NEEDS HELP

                          Nice call JJ…you da man.

                          Bam glad you got it and thanks for posting back with the solution. A lot of newbies don’t do this an I become reluctant helping these people anymore.

                          BTW…Welcome to Bowl Tech

                          Triac

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