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    This morning our first 2 of 10 lanes were showing electrical problems. The ball beam isnt cycleing the machine. have tried diffrent beams and tdm. 2's light stayed on but after flicking it on and off the light stayed off.

  • #2
    First of all, Welcome to Bowltech!

    It would be helpful to know what scoring system, and ball detects you are using to help with the diagnosis.
    I have had similar problems with the ball detects on the Vector system because of loose wires in the connectors. Both on the ball detect and on the cable out to the camera.

    Carefully pull on each individual wire at the connectors. If one is loose, or only hanging by one or two strands it will pull out without much trouble.
    You don't have to be crazy to do this job...But it helps!


    • #3
      As Cuda stated...WELCOME. I hope we can help you solve your issues now and in the future.

      Take a moment and update your profile to include as much information as you can fill in. The profile can help us from time to time by letting us know some important information that you may leave out in your description of your problem.

      Let us know what type of scoring you have as Cuda mentioned and we should be able to narrow this down for you.
      TSM & TSM Training Development
      Main Event Entertainment
      480-620-6758 for help or information


      • #4
        We are useing the vector system, i checked the connectors from the beam to the camera and from the electrical box and they seemed solid. we got a hold of brunswick and they said either the switch connected to rake arm or the distribution board.


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