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  • Elecrtrical Trobleshooting

    In the chat room a couple of weeks ago I mentioned an electrical trobleshooting procedure file that I had. Ihave been able to restore all but one page of it to date. There was some intrest expressed that evening and I don't have a list of who all wanted it. Please let me know and I will get it to you.

    May the FORCE be with you, Always.

    ObiWan.
    May the FORCE be with you, Always.

    ObiWan

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    Count me in, Obi ... Thanx

    Kevin

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    • #3
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      It is fantastic ObiWan, this will help me and all that work with me.

      Thanks Again
      Drill
      Drill

      David Bolt
      Champaign, IL
      USBC Silver Coach
      IBPSIA BOD
      IBPSIA Advanced
      Technical Certified
      Pro Shops

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      • #4
        Re: Elecrtrical Trobleshooting

        Hey ObiWan, what can you not restore?
        I have my written program I did years ago in my electrical file, wanna look?

        Busy at SS doing the removal, stop by if you can.

        The force is always with me.

        John
        Please.....follow the instructions!!

        John
        804-240-4982

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        • #5
          Re: Elecrtrical Trobleshooting

          I'd like a copy Obi. Thanks in advance.

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          • #6
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            hey obi,

            i wasnt around when you first posted about it, but, i would like a copy of it.

            Thanks,
            Wookie

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            • #7
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              Hey Obi !

              Sure could use a copy of that electrical trouble guide !

              Had a problem last night that I never ran into before !

              If anyone can help with problem would be of great help.

              Doing new computer score install and the electicians shorted a wire in the main wire harness that went to lane # 8, and the motor start relay on lane # 1 powered up ?

              Now the coil to the relay on lane # 1 is toasted (burnt up) and lane # 8 is not running either.

              both machines lost the 3 2/10 slow blow fuse when league first started up.

              I believe that # 8 needs a new rectifier, and # 1 needs a new relay and who nows what else at this point. Well got to go and try to figure out what is all wrong.

              Obi, any help at all would be great. This is also an open invite for any input from anyone out there.

              Thanks
              Playball2Hard
              Treat everyday like it could be your last day!

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              • #8
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                playball2hard,

                Just a couple of questions,What scoring system is going in and exactly which cable are you talking about,is it the 19 condutor cable controling that bank of pinsetters?
                I will be glad to assist if I can help.
                Peanut

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                • #9
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                  Masternut:

                  Thanks for the offer of help!

                  I did figure out the problem, the frame counter for lane # 8 shorted out so when lane 8 set new pins it would shot off and the voltage went to lane 1 and burnt up the motor start relay and the ball kicker relay.

                  Been working on these things for 22 years now and never saw this happen before. That is what makes this great no two days are ever quite the same :-).

                  Once again thanks !!!!!!!

                  Playball2Hard
                  Treat everyday like it could be your last day!

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                  • #10
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                    hey obi, if you wouldn't mind making another copy i'd love to get a copy. thanks in advance.
                    Conditioner: Pantene Pro-V Brunette Expressions with Color Enhancer
                    Cleaner: Fabuloso Spring Fresh with Bleach Alternative
                    Cloth: ShamWow!
                    Machine: Johnny 5
                    Surface: Melamine-impregnated, phenolic-treated, high pressure pressed craft paper

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                    • #11
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                      Obi:

                      Thanks for the guide I will store it on a floppy disc. I hope that I never need to bring it out. It does seem to explain what wire goes to what, and if a part should be changed out or not.

                      Thanks again and may the force be with you always !

                      Playball2Hard
                      Treat everyday like it could be your last day!

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                      • #12
                        Re: Elecrtrical Trobleshooting

                        Send a copy my way Obi..

                        Thanks
                        Mike
                        Mike Wilson
                        Bowl-Tech Inc..

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                        • #13
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                          If you dont mind there Obi, count me in a copy! Thanks

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                          • #14
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                            Obi, If you are still sending copies, I'd like one to put in my files. Thanks.

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                            • #15
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                              If the offer is still open I would certainly like a copy... has to fit the Jap machines though.
                              We have one pinsetter that runs really great with the deck jam switch disconnected (honest! ... it just hangs in mid-air and the machine runs with or without it attached properly) We also have one machine that will turn on (mechanic's override) only from the masking unit and one that refuses to turn on at the master control panel but works fine through the Frameworx control and from the mechanic's override. The Pinsetter with the faulty deck jam switch circuit will not operate from mechanic's override but works fine from the front counter.

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