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Repair Logs

This page was getting rather long, so we broke it up into sections for each board type

There doesn't seem to be much information about repairing arcade game logic boards and power supplies available on the Net. There are a few links on my links page, but very few tell you how the problem was found. Most are lists of problems and solutions. For this reason, I go into detail so you can see not only the problem and solution, but also how the problem was tracked down. Hopefully, my ramblings on this page help others to track down and repair their game boards also.

The main tools I use to do repairs are:

  • Logic Probe - Great for troubleshooting TTL chips
  • Soldering Iron, solder wick and solder
  • Multi-meter - For testing components and checking continuity
  • JAMMA bench test rig - Power Supply, Monitor and standard controls
    A typical JAMMA rig may be seen here.

  • JAMMA adaptors - to convert the game pinouts to JAMMA
    Why JAMMA? Well, it's the most flexible standard out there.

Good Luck!

Follow the links below for the repair logs:


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