Cactus Canyon replaced Theatre of Magic at Knub’s Pub. Cactus Canyon has a ColorDMD and is 75 cents/play, 3 for $2.
Congrats to Traeger R. for winning the March tournament at Pizza West. Keri W. placed second and Phil C. placed third. We had 21 players, full results at
The next tournament is April 20 at 5:00 pm.
Congrats to Max K. for winning the February tournament at Pizza West. Dylan M. placed second and Marion R. placed third. We had 15 players, full results at
The next tournament is March 16 at 5:00 pm.
Stern Star Trek Pro replaced Medieval Madness at Pizza West. Star Trek is 50 cents/play and has a ColorDMD. Medieval Madness moved to Knub’s Pub and replaced Dialed In!
X-Men Magneto replaced Judge Dredd at Knub’s Pub. X-Men is 50 cents/play and has a ColorDMD among other mods.
Congrats to Gordon B. for winning the January tournament at Pizza West. Dennis K. placed second and Will J. was third. We had 11 players, full results at https://challonge.com/pizza_west_jan_2019
The next tournament is February 16 at 5 pm.
Firepower returns to Pizza West and replaced Flash. 25 cents/play.
I haven’t written a repair oriented post in quite a while. I figured I’d better document this one while it was still fresh in my mind.
The problem was a Stern CPU board out of a Spiderman that was draining the battery quickly. This era of board is Stern’s SAM system that was used from Pirates of the Caribbean until Wrestlemania, which was the debut of the Spike system.
A quickly draining battery usually involves the board’s clock or RAM. These are what the battery supplies power to when the game is powered off. The area we’re interested in is this section of the CPU board schematics:Continue reading