Previous Site Updates


November 2004

Web site launch. Most content moved over, rearranged and reorganized, and some new stuff added.

9 March 2005

Added 1st Generation game information. It is not yet complete, there is much more to come.

28 March 2005

Added information for Future World, Fire Mountain, House of Diamonds, Locomotion, and Stargod. Added rulesheet for Magic Castle. Updated 1st Generation CPU guide to include information on the board test points.

20 April 2005

Added info on P2 and P4 volume adjustment pots on the 1B1170 sound board.

27 April 2005

Added "Projects" page. Added Winter Sports project pics and comments.

3 May 2005

Added Pinball Champ project pics and comments.

9 May 2005

Updated 1st Generation displays page. Added pictures of all three variations of the 1B1104 display board. Updated description text covering the differences between the three..

12 May 2005

Added stub documents to 1st Generation for Transformers and Repairs.

15 May 2005

Completed the rulesheet for Magic Castle.

31 May 2005

Added information on 8060 based games. Not much available on these yet, but it's a starting point. Added stub rulesheets for Strike, Ski Jump, and Space City. Added basic 8060 game information. Added Strike details, mostly from Frank G.'s work on the Strike emulation in VPinMAME.

Added ROM information for Hot Wheels and Star God. More to come...

Stubbed in Electromechanical (EM) section.

4 June 2005

Added information on MrGame games. Not much available here, yet, but some info from my Motor Show. Adding information on circuit boards used, rulesheets (stubs, for now), etc. for these games.

6 June 2005

Added playfield scan of MrGame Motor Show. Need to turn this in to a rubber rings list and location map some day.

Added playfield scan of Zaccaria Clown. Need to turn this in to a rubber rings list and location map some day.

Finally added the image of the Yellow drop target bank from Farfalla.

Added ROM images for Locomotion. Updated ROM pages for Star God and Hot Wheels.

Started adding ROM and PAL images for Farfalla, Magic Castle, Devil Riders, Time Machine, and Robot. Thanks to Frank G. for supplying the Robot sound board PAL, and to Ed @ Great Plains Electronics for reading the PAL images.

15 June 2005

Added pages dealing with information needed ("Please Help Us") and parts needed for restorations.

11 July 2005

Updated Links page. Added Mark Capps and Chris Koekoek as sources for 2650A processors. Removed link to Tom's page for reproduction flipper bats.

Added information to the Gen2 sound board page dealing with the 1B11178 sound boards. Updated Gen2 sound board information.

Added schematics error for 1st Generation driver board on Fire Mountain, Space Shuttle, Locomotion. May also apply to Earth Wind Fire, Star God, Shooting the Rapids, and House of Diamonds.

Added "Diagnostics and Repairs" page for 1st Generation games.

20 July 2005

Added publicity pic of MacAttack to MrGame introduction page.

Added publicity pic of Winter Sports to 1st Generation introduction page.

21 July 2005

Added info on the 1B11183 sound board (Stars Phoenix, New Stars Phoenix) to the 2nd generation sound board page. Corrected 1B11178 info (not used on Stars Phoenix or New Stars Phoenix). Added 1B11178/2 as a known revision, but unknown exactly what was changed from 1B11178/1 to 1B11178/2. Thanks Frank.

Added 1B1149 settings board to the boards overview page.

Added real 1st Generation Diagnostics page to replace the earlier stubbed in page.

Added real 1st Generation Transformers page to replace the earlier stubbed in page.

Added sound map for Pool Champion.

22 July 2005

Added rubber rings list and location maps for Zankor. Thanks Frank!

Added favicon.ico - doesn't seem to work for all browsers though. Works fine for Opera. Kinda works for Firefox. Doesn't work for Internet Destroyer 6.

Added game settings for Zankor. Thanks Frank.

23 July 2005

Added game settings for Robot. Thanks Frank.

Fixed the description of audits/self test for 1st Generation games.

Added Winter Sports rulesheet.

Updated 1st Gen repairs document with information on how to test the switch matrix with a diode and jumper wire.

24 July 2005

Added rubber rings list and location map for House Of Diamonds.

Added European/American rubber ring sizes conversion chart to the Misc. documents section. Thanks to Piero for posting the conversion data to the Zaccaria mailing list.

30 July 2005

Added rubber rings lists and playfield maps for Robot and Time Machine. Thanks Frank.

31 July 2005

Added information and image of 1b1149 flipper programming board to the 1st gen games CPU page.

7 August 2005

Added information for Cine Star to the EM and Rulesheets pages. (Thanks, Todd). More information needed on this game still.

8 August 2005

Added Zankor switch matrix. (Thanks Frank, Piero).

19 August 2005

Added note to 2nd Generation Driver board document on schematics error for Magic Castle.

Added notes to 1st Generation Driver board document on Sound section only used on WS/FW/HD.

Added description of "Power Down" circuit to 1st Generation Power Supply document.

24 August 2005

Updates to the 2nd generation sound board information for the 1B11178 and 1B11181 revisions on Spooky, Zankor. Thanks Frank!

25 August 2005

Added 1B1111/0 driver board revision to 1st generation pages.

6 September 2005

Added switch matrix page for Mac Attack. Thanks Steve!

7 September 2005

Added minor error in schematics to 2nd generation power supply document.

Added information on how the moving playfield on Time Machine works to the repairs document for 2nd generation games.

Added schematics error section to 1st generation CPU document.

9 September 2005

Added ROMs documents for Earth Wind Fire, Future World, House of Diamonds, Shooting The Rapids, Space Shuttle, and Winter Sports to Gen1 section. (Incomplete for now.)

Added ROMs documents for Time Machine, Pinball Champ, Farfalla, Soccer Kings, Devil Riders, Magic Castle, and Robot to Gen2 section. (Incomplete for now.)

11 September 2005

Added Switch Matrix page for Motor Show.

20 September 2005

Added detailed information on the 1B1146 and 1B1146/2 sound boards to the 1st Generation pages.

Added Settings and Switch Matrix pages for Mexico '86. Started to add rubber rings list and page, but need list and location map information still.

Added Settings page for Motor Show.

21 September 2005

Corrected minor error on Pinball Champ settings page.

Added rulesheet (not quite complete) for Pinball Champ. Includes both 8-digit and 7-digit games information.

24 September 2005

Added ROM images pages and ROM archives for Earth Wind Fire, Future World, House Of Diamonds, Shooting The Rapids, Space Shuttle, Winter Sports.

Added ROM images pages and ROM archives for Devil Riders, Farfalla, Magic Castle, Pinball Champ, Robot, Soccer Kings, Time Machine, Blackbelt Clown, Mexico '86, Mystic Star.

24 September 2005

Added ROM images pages and ROM archives for Pool Champion, Spooky, Zankor.

Added stub documents for sound maps for Blackbelt, Clown, Magic Castle, Mexico '86, Mystic Star, New Stars Phoenix, Stars Phoenix, Robot, Soccer Kings, Spooky, Zankor.

Added switch matrix and settings pages for Pool Champion.

28 September 2005

Added ROM images page and ROM archive for Stars Phoenix and New Stars Phoenix.

Added page to the EM section on the electronic sound board. Not much information available on these yet, but at least now there's a place to put it.

29 September 2005

Corrected ROM images page and ROM archive for Zankor. Corrected ROM images page for Stars Phoenix and New Stars Phoenix.

1 October 2005

Added Switch Matrix and Rings pages for Spooky. Thanks Frank.

3 October 2005

Added pics of the c8066 sound board and speaker used on some EM games. Thanks John.

6 October 2005

EM pages changed slightly from "Electronic Sounds" to "Electronics", to emcompas information on other early electronics used on the EM games.

18 October 2005

Removed the display bezels from the parts needed page. Got some.

22 October 2005

Started work on mapping the sounds for Robot.

Updates to the Pinball Champ rulesheet covering changes to the 7-digit games scoring values. Thanks Frank.

27 October 2005

Added rubber rings list and locations for Moon Flight. Thanks John.


29 October 2005

Updated the Power Supply information for MrGame. 1B11190 from Dakar is not the same as 1B11190 from Motor Show.

30 October 2005

Updated the Video and CPU information for MrGame. Updated the settings page for Motor Show.

16 November 2005

Added rubber ring list for Universe. Thanks Richard.

17 November 2005

Updated settings for Motor Show.

Updated switch matrix chart for Motor Show.

Added rubber rings list and playfield map for Motor Show.

Added switch matrix chart for Dakar.

25 November 2005

Updated settings for Motor Show.

Added ROMs for Motor Show.

Added rulesheet for Motor Show.

Added ROMs for Dakar.

Added settings for Dakar.

Added rubbers list and locations map for Dakar.

26 November 2005

Added Misc. Info page for MrGame. .

Added rulesheet for Dakar.

Added MrGame boards to the repairs price list page.

4 December 2005

Corrected the ROMs pages for Space Shuttle, Future World, and Shooting the Rapids.

Added some notes to the 1st Gen CPU page dealing with ROMs.

Added link to Don's Bulbs to the lamp info page.

Added information on the locks needed for MrGame cabinets to the Misc. info page. Thanks Aron.

Added information on running a Euro (220V) game with a step-up transformer to the MrGame pages. Thanks to TheKorn for the info on the step-up transformer.

Added Hantarex SMPS info to the MrGame transformers page.

Added the handles info on the MrGame Misc. info page.

4 December 2005

Updated the MrGame power supply page. Voltages for CN1 corrected/confirmed. Added info on the optional +5V section. Corrected/confirmed the voltage test points.

Updated the MrGame CPU page with info on the labled test points, LED, and bench testing the board outside of a game.

Started adding information to the Repairs page for MrGame. Is still a work in progress, but at least there's something there now.

Updated the 1st and 2nd Gen repair pages with more sources for ROM images.

6 December 2005

Updated ribbon cable info for Gen1, Gen2, and MrGame.

Added preliminary info to MrGame boards revisions page for 1b1166/0, and the sound and video boards used on Mac Attack and World Cup '90.

Misc. minor edits and corrections to MrGame pages.

Added preliminary info on the second sound board (World Cup '90) to the MrGame sound boards page. Thanks to Steve Ellenoff for the info on this sound board and video boards used on Mac Attack and World Cup '90.

Added preliminary info on the second video board (Mac Attack, World Cup '90), and EPROM/PROM info to the MrGame video boards page. Added the pinouts needed to build a 74S288 to 2716 adapter.

Added stubs for projects (Motor Show, Dakar, Soccer Kings) to be filled in later.


13 December 2005

Added sound map for Robot.

Added info on correct jumpers for 1B11136 and 1B11136/0 sound boards.


4 February 2006

Added custom score, price, and instruction cards for Pinball Champ and Soccer Kings.

Added all known scans of manuals and schematics for 2nd generation games.

Added all known scans of manuals and schematics for 1st generation games.

Added both known scans of schematics for EM games.

5 February 2006

Added new scan of manual for MrGame Motor Show.

Added new scan of manual for Winter Sports.

Added new scan of manual for Clown.

Added new scan of manual for Time Machine.

Minor updates to the "Help Us" page.

Added new "Mysteries" page as a place to put things I run in to that I cannot explain. Currently, this contains the 1B1166/0 driver board variation, and an unknown set of Star God ROM images.


8 February 2006

Added pic of a display to the 8060 games section.

Added new scan of manual for Future World.


14 February 2006

New ROM archive for Soccer Kings. This one has images of ROMs that work correctly!

Updated ROM archive for Zankor. Thanks to Frank and Oliver.

Added operator settings page for Stars Phoenix / New Stars Phoenix. Thanks Giancarlo.


26 February 2006

Updated EM sound board page. Also used the sound board on Combat.

Updated the 1st Gen CPU page with the error in the 1B1110 schematics.

Updated the 1st Gen Power Supply page with board revisions, GI and non-booting games information.

Minor title page updates to the Rulesheets, EM, and Mr. Game sections. No new content.

28 February 2006

Added scans of the playfield diagrams for Combat and Earth Wind Fire.


5 March 2006

Added note on the Farfalla Yellow drop target bank having a dedicated ground return.

16 March 2006

Added Farfalla factory service bulletin.

26 March 2006

Added Molex / Mouser part numbers for .156" KK series housings and pins used on the 2nd Gen wiring harnesses.

Added rulesheet for Soccer Kings.


27 March 2006

Updated settings page for Soccer Kings.

28 March 2006

Updated rings list and diagrams for Soccer Kings.

1 April 2006

Updated score cards archive for Soccer Kings.

Added score cards archive for Robot.

16 April 2006

Added Motor Show project page, pictures, Easter Eggs, etc..

19 April 2006

Added German (DE) sound ROM images for Farfalla. Thanks drzaccaria.


23 April 2006

Added Dakar project page, with text and pictures.

Updated the projects index page with pictures.


24 April 2006

Added stub project pages for Farfalla and Magic Castle. Added thumbnails of Soccer Kings, Magic Castle, and Farfalla.

28 April 2006

Added scan of schematics for Moon Flight to the EM games area. Thanks Henri.


28 April 2006

Added apron cards for Devil Riders. Thanks Josh.

29 April 2006

Replaced scan of schematics for Moon Flight to the EM games area. Thanks Henri.

Added AmpsLAB as a source for TDA1510 amplifiers to the Gen2 sound board page.


30 April 2006

Added better description of the game's self-test options and how to test the switch matrix with a clip lead and diode to the 2nd Gen Repairs page.

Working on the Soccer Kings project page. Still "Under Construction", but stay tuned for more.

1 May 2006

Replaced the Devil Riders cards with PDF versions.

More work on the Soccer Kings project page.

6 May 2006

More work on the Soccer Kings project page. The Before and During sections are done.

Added pictures of the completed 74S288 to 2716 adapter to the MrGame Video page.


10 May 2006

Added notes on the ROM bug to the Soccer Kings project page.


17 May 2006

Added coin door bezel rechroming project page.

7 June 2006

Added ROM images for MrGame World Cup '90 - from PinMAME.

Updated ROM images for MrGame Motor Show - Video IC66 image from PinMAME.

24 June 2006

Updated coin door bezel rechroming project page with "after" pictures and reassembly. Project completed.


1 July 2006

Updated lamps document.


10 July 2006

Added rules and pricing cards for Combat.

28 July 2006

Completed the Soccer Kings project page with "After" pictures.


29 July 2006

Added Nautilus instruction card.

Added IT sound ROM images for Spooky. Reworked ROM image page for Spooky. Move Aux sound board ROMs for Spooky from GB to their own Aux subdirectory, since they don't seem to be language specific.

26 August 2006

Added scans of all playfield plastics for Farfalla.

Added scans of all playfield plastics for Star God.

Added scans of (some?) playfield plastics for Space Shuttle.

Added Italian (IT) sound ROM images for Soccer Kings.


5 Septbember 2006

Fixed typo in 1st Gen games list for Future World manual link.

Added scans of plastics for Time Machine.

Added a new "How To..." section.


6 Septbember 2006

Updated the "How To..." guide for slingshot rebuilds.

Added "How To..." guide for pop bumper rebuilds. Has teardown and disassembly images, but still needs text and reassembly images.

8 September 2006

Completed the Pop Bumper Rebuild how-to.


10 Septbember 2006

Updated Lamps document.

Minor correction to Pop Bumper how-to document.

12 Septbember 2006

Reworked the Slingshot how-to document in to a better format.

17 Septbember 2006

Added scan of Hantarex power supply to the MrGame transformers page. Thanks Tom.

23 September 2006

Added "Old Man" pic from Time Machine backglass to 2nd Gen introduction page.

Added scan of Hot Wheels instruction card. Thanks Werner. Also added custom Hot Wheels card. Thanks to whoever made it...

Added scan of House Of Diamonds instruction card. Thanks Werner.

Added scan of Mac Attack schematics. Thanks to Steve Ellenoff.


15 October 2006

Added scan of Winter Sports instruction card. Thanks Werner.

Added Winter Sports score card.

26 October 2006

Added pictures and text to the Farfalla project page.

Added stub project page for Time Machine.

30 October 2006

Started adding pictures and text to the Time Machine project page.

31 October 2006

Time Machine project page 90% complete.

1 November 2006

Time Machine project page 95% complete. LED flicker stuff still to be done...


17 November 2006

Custom Time Machine cards added.

30 December 2006

Added note on the meaning of the "A" or "AQ" on the TDA1510 amplifier IC to the 2nd Generation sound boards page.

5 January 2007

Added Parts for Sale page - listing repro flipper bats and caps for sale.

Added Repro Artwork page - place to put stickers and other little bits of reproduced artwork useful for restorations.

6 January 2007

Added stub project page for Blackbelt.

12 January 2007

Added Fast Track to the MrGame games area. A previously unknown game that never made it past the prototype stage, it was later released as Motor Show.

17 January 2007

Still working on the parts for sale page. Updated with images (so far).

Added instruction cards for Pool Champion, and Spooky. Thanks Frank, and Leon.

18 January 2007

Added schematic for Combat. Thanks Frank.

20 January 2007

Added IT sound ROM images for Blackbelt.

Added schematic for Queen's Castle. Thanks Frank.

27 January 2007

Added rulesheet for Time Machine.

Added IC datasheets archive for Gen2 boards. Is almost complete.

Added IC datasheets archive for Gen1 boards. Needs work still.

2 February 2007

More updates to the parts for sale page. Added solenoid coils, with pics.

3 February 2007

Gen1 datasheet archive updated. CPU and Driver boards are complete now.


5 February 2007

Added Frank Gigliotti's backglass reprodution efforts to the links page.

6 February 2007

Gen1 and Gen2 datasheets pages updated. More datasheets added. Gen2 is now complete. Gen1 needs Sound Boards and Displays done still, but CPU, Power Supply, and Driver are done.

8 February 2007

Completed the rulesheet for Time Machine.

More updates to the Gen1 Datasheets page. 1B1125 sound board partially completed.

11 February 2007

Added Black Belt playfield plastics scans. Missing one plastic.

19 February 2007

Fixed broken link to Mac Attack schematics.

20 February 2007

Added Blue flipper bat pic to parts for sale page.


23 February 2007

Updated Black Belt playfield plastics scans with the missing one. Thanks Joe.

24 February 2007

New/updated sound maps for Pool Champion, Soccer Kings, Spooky, Zankor.

Minor update to the Gen1 sound boards page. Added Star God to the list of games that used the 1B1125.

Added partial manual scan for Spooky. Thanks Frank.

3 March 2007

Add pics of sets of red and blue flipper bats and caps to the parts for sale page.

9 March 2007

New "How To" article on testing driver board transistors.

15 March 2007

Added PayPal shopping cart and prices to the Parts For Sale page. Reworked Parts For Sale page to be in two parts, framed, to keep PayPal's "Show Cart" button in view. Testing with their Sandbox site seems to work ok. Just about ready to start selling repro parts, finally.

3 April 2007

Updated Gen1 and Gen2 Power Supply links to Mouser's web site for fuse clips.

Updated prices on the Parts For Sale page.

4 April 2007

Added instruction cards from http://www.inkochnito.nl for Blackbelt, Future World, Nautilus, Strike, Clown, Hot Wheels, Pinball Champ, Time Machine, Devil Riders, House of Diamonds, Robot, Winter Sports, Earth Wind Fire, Locomotion, Soccer Kings, Farfalla, Magic Castle, Spooky, Fire Mountian, Mexico '86, and Star God. Thanks to Inkochnito for making these available.

Added Cards column to games documentation table for the 8060 games.

7 April 2007

Added new "how to" article: how to test a power supply.

12 April 2007

Added switch matrix charts for Stars Phoenix and New Stars Phoenix. Thanks Frank.

17 April 2007

Added 2621 datasheet to 2nd Gen archive. Thanks Bob.

21 April 2007

Added pics of blue winged flipper bats to parts for sale page.

25 April 2007

Added link to Aeneas Verhe's web site for European pinball manufacturers.

Added 74174 and 74LS156 datasheets to 1st generation archive. Thanks Petrik.

Added manuals for New Stars Phoenix and Stars Phoenix. Thanks Frank.

27 April 2007

Added 2nd Gen. power cords to the parts page.

Added info on New Stars Phoenix to the 2nd Gen. power supply page.

28 April 2007

Added pics of right and left winged red flippers to the parts page.

2 May 2007

Minor fix to the parts page.


3 May 2007

Updated the parts wanted page.

7 May 2007

Corrected the datasheets pages (Gen1 and Gen2) for the RG1 regulator.

Added pic of D.71 / S.1700 coil to parts for sale page.

Added Devil Riders ball lifter assembly to parts for sale page.

12 May 2007

Added plastics scans for World Cup '90.

Added 1B11195 information and picture to MrGame pages. Thanks Peter.

13 May 2007

Added plastics scans for Combat. Thanks for the loan, Brian.

26 May 2007

Added scan of Ski Jump (EM) schematics. Thanks, Jon.

Minor update to the HowTo document on pop bumper rebuilding.

Added a document (incomplete) to the misc. section detailing what Zaccaria parts interchange with standard pinball parts that are commonly available.

28 May 2007

Updated the 2nd Gen transformers page with info on Mystic Star, Stars Phoenix, and Spooky.

30 May 2007

Added custom playfield apron cards for Farfalla.

31 May 2007

Added flipper shafts to the parts for sale page. Coming soon!

3 June 2007

Added scans of NOS Blackbelt rules cards.

5 June 2007

Added more to the parts for sale page.

Added reproduction cards for Combat. Thanks to Inkochnito.

7 June 2007

Started adding technical info on the 8060 games. Thanks to Jeff for providing this.

Corrected ROM information for World Cup '90.

16 June 2007

Minor fix for the Gen1 CPU page.

17 June 2007

More New Stars Phoenix power supply info added.


20 June 2007

Added 1B1144 sound board to the parts wanted page.

23 June 2007

Minor correction to the Devil Riders sound map.

27 June 2007

Added a How To document on restoring a coin door.


2 July 2007

Added datasheets for 4053 (IC4F) and LM3900 (IC5F) on 1B11136 sound board.

16 July 2007

Updated ROMs archive for House Of Diamonds. Confirmed good images now. Thanks Laszlo, Frank, and Michel.

21 July 2007

Added settings page for Spooky. Thanks to Frank and Errol.

26 July 2007

Added schematics and manual scans for Space City. Thanks to Jeff and Mike.

16 August 2007

Fixed the checksum for the GB sound ROM4 for Pinball Champ.

18 August 2007

Added flipper shafts to the parts-for-sale page. Thanks for the help Scott.

Added ROM dump for Space City (8060). Thanks to Jeff for providing these.

NOS Move Ramp targets sold out.

19 August 2007

Updated the Blackbelt rubber rings list and made the rings location map.


15 September 2007

Added reproduction red ball guides to the Parts For Sale page.

16 September 2007

Updated Blackbelt playfield rubbers list and map again.

25 September 2007

Parts for sale updated; Devil Riders ramp lifter assembly sold.

5 October 2007

Fixed broken link to TDA1510.pdf on the datasheets page (gen2).

7 October 2007

Added French language sound ROMs for Magic Castle, Robot, and Time Machine (incomplete). Thanks Michel.

16 October 2007

Added custom rules/info/centre apron cards for Blackbelt.

20 October 2007

Updated link to Frank's web site for backglass reproductions.

31 October 2007

Updated parts for sale page.

Updated Gen1 CPU page with additional information on J17/J18 jumpers on the 1B1110/0 and newer boards.

Updated Gen2 Sound board page with info on ROMs supported and jumpers for 1B1170 sound board.

The mystery of the 1B1166/0 driver board appears to be solved. Updated MrGame driver board page with information. Removed from the Unsolved Mysteries page.

Updated MrGame boards overview with info on 1B11195 (sound), 1B1166/0 (driver) and STS MG88M1 (Fast Track video) boards.

Updated MrGame video boards page with info on Fast Track STS MG88M1.


11 November 2007

Magic Castle apron cards updated. New custom cards added, and 600dpi scan of original rules card added to archive.

18 November 2007

Added some pics of Magic Castle and put together a small 'project' page for it.

23 November 2007

Added Blackbelt rulesheet.

Added new (better) scan of Earth Wind Fire schematics. Thanks Giuseppe.

27 November 2007

Removed the link to Doug Cope's web site.

Added link to Petrik László's web site.

Fixed an error on the ROMs page for Clown.

27 November 2007

Further corrected and clarified the jumper settings for the 1B11136 sound boards on Gen2 games. Thanks to Petrik for his comments on this.

Fixed minor typo on Robot's ROMs documentation page.

5 December 2007

Added the Blackbelt restoration project page.

Added artwork for Blackbelt targets and vacuum formed rototarget cover to the Repro Artwork page.

22 December 2007

Price increase on 2nd batch of flipper shafts.


2 January 2008

Updated notes on the ROMs pages for Farfalla, Magic Castle, Devil Riders, Time Machine, and Robot.

3 January 2008

Added ROM images for Ski Jump. Thanks Laszlo.

9 January 2008

Ski Jump ROM images confirmed good. Thanks Laszlo, Gerrit, and Steve.

13 January 2008

Fixed link to Frank's email address on the Resources page.

9 February 2008

Parts for sale updated. 3Dan and 7Dan targets sold.

1 March 2008

Added Time Machine Italian (IT) sound ROMs. Thanks Tim.

6 April 2008

Added French instruction card for Devil Riders. Thanks Wucher.

13 April 2008

Fixed Frank's email address on the Resources page.

26 April 2008

Parts For Sale: Added playfield plastics.

Parts Wanted; Removed Blackbelt centre plastic.

Games Wanted: Removed Devil Riders.

Added scans of playfield plastics for Soccer Kings, Pool Champion and Zankor.

Added another scan of the Pool Champion (IT) rules card.

28 April 2008

Parts For Sale: Removed playfield plastics for Soccer Kings, Time Machine.

8 June 2008

Small pricing changes on parts, repairs.

25 October 2008

Added rubber rings list and location map for Fire Mountain. Thanks Keith.

9 November 2008

Added rubber rings list and location map for Hot Wheels.

25 November 2008

Added TMS5200 datasheet. Thanks Alan.


10 December 2008

Added new section for Frank's backglass reproduction translites.

Removed link to Frank's site from the Resources page.

11 December 2008

Fixed link to missing Earth Wind Fire schematics.

Updated Gen1 boards list to include all known revisions to the 1B1109 power supply.

Updated the Gen1 power supply page to include all known information on the 1B1109 board revisions.

Updated the Gen1 transformers page. Thanks Daniel.

25 December 2008

Fixed ROMs pages for Earth Wind Fire, Hot Wheels, Shooting the Rapids, Fire Mountain, Future World, Star God, Space Shuttle, and Winter Sports. Corrected the note as to which ROM image the game serial number is found in. Thanks Antonio.


1 March 2009

Added solenoid information and substitutions to the parts interchangebility page.

3 March 2009

Added new and better scan of Farfalla upper playfield plastic.

2 May 2009

EM info updated. Circus uses electronic sound board. Thanks to Chris V. for the information.

10 May 2009

Added French sound ROM images for Blackbelt and Clown. Thanks Michel.

21 May 2009

Corrected ROM4 checksum for Shooting the Rapids. Thanks Antonio.

2 June 2009

Added sound map for Magic Castle.

22 July 2009

Added scans of plastics for Aerobatics, Moon Flight, Fire Mountain. Added scan of instruction card for Moon Flight. Thanks Nick!

24 July 2009

Added scan of plastic for Lucky Fruit. Thanks Nick!

29 July 2009

Added scans of cards for Aerobatics. Thanks Nick!

Added scans of plastics for Woods Queen and Pinball Champ. Updated scans of plastics for Star God. Thanks Nick!


16 August 2009

Added scans of plastics for Shooting The Rapids. Thanks Pietro.

7 September 2009

Added backglass repro images for Shooting The Rapids. Thanks Pietro.


13 October 2009

Added scans of plastics for Space City. Thanks Nick!

Added scans of plastics for Supersonic. Thanks Nick!

Updated repairs page.

29 October 2009

Added scans of plastics for Universe. Thanks Nick!

12 November 2009

Added english Future World manual. Thanks Peter!

21 November 2009

Updated Clown ROMs archive page. Thanks Laszlo!

22 December 2009

Updated Earth Wind Fire ROMs archive page. Replaced ROM5 with verified good image. Thanks Travis!

24 December 2009

Added scan of Strike instruction cards (IT). Added new scan of Pinball Champ instruction card (GB).


1 January 2010

Gen1 Games and Documentation page updated with IPDB links, backglass images, and links to Ron's Fliers collection.

2 January 2010

EM Games and Documentation page updated with IPDB links, backglass images, and links to Ron's Fliers collection.

3 January 2010

8060 Games and Documentation page updated with IPDB links, backglass images.

Gen2 Games and Documentation page updated with IPDB links, backglass images, and links to Ron's Fliers collection.

5 January 2010

MrGame Games and Documentation page updated with IPDB links, backglass images, and linkds to Ron's Fliers collection.

28 March 2010

Added scans of Hot Wheels plastics (complete).

Added scans of Devil Riders plastics (not complete).

Added scans of Robot plastics (not complete).

8 April 2010

Added scans of Ten Stars plastics (complete - same as Universe).

14 April 2010

Updated Parts For Sale page. Flipper sets (red) out of stock now. By popular demand, adding rubber rings kits to the parts page. Added new "merchandise" category, with mugs.

22 April 2010

1st Generation datasheets archive updates. Added datasheets for the 1B1146 sound board.

24 April 2010

1st Generation datasheets archive updates. Added datasheets for the 1B1146/2 sound board.

2 May 2010

1st Generation datasheets archive updated. Added datasheets 2708 and 2716 EPROMs.

2nd Generation datasheets archive updated. Added datasheets 2764, 2732, 2532, 27128 and 27256 EPROMs.

4 May 2010

Added rubber ring kit for Time Machine to the Parts For Sale page.

8 May 2010

Parts for Sale page updated.

17 May 2010

Updated 1st generation sound boards page. Schematics error on 1B1146 board documented. Schematics error on 1B1146/2 board documented. Added information on bench testing 1B1146 boards.

19 June 2010

Parts for Sale page updated.

27 June 2010

Parts for Sale page updated.

Added #147 bulb to the list of pinball bulbs. Thanks Kim.

10 September 2010

Added schematics for Lucky Fruit. Thanks Keith.


24 September 2010

Added rubber rings list for Ten Stars. Thanks Ron.

21 October 2010

Added schematics for Aerobatics. Thanks Jim.

25 November 2010

Parts for Sale page updated. Flipper bats and caps are back in stock. Coin door stickers are currently out of stock, but I'm working on getting more.

Added scans of Magic Castle playfield plastics.

Games For Sale page updated. Removed Wizard (sold).

10 December 2010

Added Facebook page link. More T.B.A. ...

Added YouTube page link. More T.B.A. ...

Added PDF of the Zaccaria EM parts catalog (50 pages) to the EM games documentation page. Also 20 additional loose pages.

Added PDF of the 1st Generation parts catalog to the 1st Gen games documentation page. This includes some info on their early video games parts.

23 December 2010

Coin Door Stickers are back in stock.

31 December 2010

Added new article on modifying a 1B1165 CPU to use an ST Microdevices "ZeroPower" RAM device to replace IC4 and IC5.


3 January 2011

Info on wiring for 1B1146 added to the Gen1 sound boards page.

6 January 2011

Added TROPICAL to the EM page games list.

Added stub rulesheets for TROPICAL and CINE STAR.

24 January 2011

Added ball drop ramps with return springs to the parts for sale page.

Fixed the parts for sale page - some parts inadvertently removed on a previous update.


12 February 2011

Added Free Play ROMs for Farfalla.

Added new ROM images for Farfalla. Thanks Keith.

Added rubber ring kit for Soccer Kings to the parts for sale page.

Other updates to the parts for sale page for parts that were out of stock.


16 February 2011

Added notes on the development of free play ROMs for Farfalla and Soccer Kings to the Projects page.


24 February 2011

Added notes on the development of free play ROMs for Soccer Kings, Blackbelt, Magic Castle, Devil Riders, and Pinball Champ to the Projects page.


26 February 2011

Added Free Play ROMs for Farfalla, Soccer Kings, Blackbelt, Magic Castle, Devil Riders, and Pinball Champ to the Parts For Sale page.

19 March 2011

Added Free Play ROMs images for all 2nd Generation games. See the "2nd Generation Games / Games and Documentation" page for downloads.

Reworked Parts for Sale page for the 2nd Gen Free Play ROMs.


16 April 2011

Added scan of Circus schematics. Thanks Renaud.

5 May 2011

Added more stuff to the Parts For Sale page.

9 May 2011

Added Clown rubber rings chart and map.

17 June 2011

Added backglass translite images for Time Machine. Thanks Frank!

2 July 2011

Parts for sale page updated.

2 February 2012

Parts for sale page updated.


11 February 2012

ROMs archive for Future World updated (corrected).


19 February 2012

ROMs archive for Pinball Champ updated. Added French sound ROMs. Thanks Michel.

Rubber rings list for Time Machine updated (corrected).

Updated list of sound ROMs needed to complete the archive.


27 February 2012

Gen1 driver board information (R83-R86 and C27-C30) updated. Thanks Shane.

Added 1B11187 info to the Gen2 displays page. Thanks Laszlo.

Updated 1B11183/1 sound board info. Thanks Laszlo.

Added and updated 8060 games information. Thanks Laszlo.

Added link to Zaccaria video games web site.

Fixed ipdb.org links in the Gen1 and Gen2 Games and Documentation pages.

Added backbox safety warning card image to the Repro Artwork page. Thanks Alan.

28 February 2012

Added Mystic Star settings and audits information. Thanks Laszlo.

Added SC 30-1100 coil to the parts interchange page. Thanks Brian.

Added C11241 flipper bats to the parts interchange page. Thanks Bill.

Checksums for Farfalla (FR) ROMs 1E and 1G added. Still need ROM 1D checksum and the (FR) images for the archives. Thanks Thierry.

Added Robot drop targets lamp information. Thanks Frank.

Added 7-digit display datasheet. Thanks Frank.

2-digit (Valvo ZM1550) display glass info added to Gen1 and Gen2 displays pages.

Added info on the D.63 S.1050 coil to the parts interchange page.


29 February 2012

New logo.

Free Play ROM images for Future World added.

Free Play ROM images for Fire Mountain added.

Free Play ROM images for Earth Wind Fire added.

Free Play ROM images for Winter Sports added.

Free Play ROM images for Star God added.

Free Play ROM images for Space Shuttle added.

Free Play ROM images for Shooting The Rapids added.

Free Play ROM images for House Of Diamonds added.

Free Play ROM images for Locomotion added.

Free Play ROM images for Hot Wheels added.

Parts Wanted page updated.

Parts for sale page updated. Added 25c coin door pricing inserts.

2 March 2012

Fixed ipdb.org links in the EM Games and Documentation pages.

4 March 2012

Added datasheets for wiring harness headers to Gen2 page.

8 March 2012

Updated parts for sale page.

27 March 2012

Updated parts for sale page.

8 April 2012

Updated parts for sale page. Red and blue flipper bats and caps are back in stock.


5 May 2012

Updated parts for sale page. Added Devil Riders rubber rings kit.

26 May 2012

Added manual scan for Dakar.

31 May 2012

Added schematics scan for Dakar.

1 June 2012

Added manual and schematics scans for Spooky. Thanks Federico.

30 September 2012

Added French sound ROMs for (New) Stars Phoenix. Added information on the existing sound ROM images (Italian) and updated archive. Thanks Hans.

1 October 2012

Parts for sale page updated.

3 October 2012

Minor fix to Space Shuttle settings page.

29 December 2012

Updated 7-digit displays section of 2nd Generation datasheets page.

30 December 2012

Updated 2nd Generation overview to add information on the printer / coin meter connector.

Updated 2nd Generation sound boards page 1B11136 section.

31 December 2012

Updated 2nd Generation sound boards page 1B11181 (Spooky / Zankor) section.


2 January 2013

Added re-drawn schematics for 1b11165 (CPU) and 1b11167 (Power Supply) to the 2nd Generation Games. Thanks to Steve and TheKorn.

Added information on 1B1111 and 1B1111/0 driver board revisions to the 1st Generation Games. Thanks Keith.

Added rubber rings list and playfield locations diagram for Lucky Fruit. Thanks Keith.

5 January 2013

Added repro artwork for Farfalla and Lucky Fruit plunger gauges. Thanks Keith.


23 January 2013

Added repro artwork for Circus spinner. Thanks John B.

24 January 2013

Added slingshot and lock down bar parts to the Parts Interchange page.

Added 1B1109/0 variation board information to the Gen1 Power Supply page.

26 January 2013

Added incomplete sound map for Stars Phoenix.

31 January 2013

Added FR sound ROM images to the Farfalla archive. Thanks Thierry.


3 March 2013

Parts for sale page updated.

20 March 2013

ROM image archive for Zankor updated. Thanks Han.

28 March 2013

ROM image archive for Time Machine updated.

12 April 2013

Schematics for Clown added. Thanks Aldo.

22 April 2013

Bad link fixed in Gen2 Repairs document.

13 May 2013

Updated parts for sale page.


9 July 2013

Added plastics scans and rubber rings list for Circus. Thanks Steven.

Added instruction cards scans for Circus. Thanks JB.

3 September 2013

Added inserts artwork for Circus. Thanks John B.

Added technical info and re-drawn schematics for the EM sound board. Thanks Keith.


18 October 2013

Removed Leon's contact information from the board repairs / contact information page.

30 October 2013

Added new instruction and score card scans to the Circus archive. Thanks Gary.

Added new section: Product Reviews

Added product review: LockWhenLit anyPin 5101 / 6116 Replacement Board

Added product review: BRINK 6514 / 2114 RAM Replacement Board

8 November 2013

Added product review: HomePin 1B1165/2 Replacement CPU Board

Added product review: BRINK 3081 Replacement Board


5 January 2014

Added Nautilus schematics. Updated Queens Castle schematics with a better image. Thanks to BiffBoff.

22 February 2014

Added Farfalla apron artwork. Thanks to Dave Farbacher.

23 March 2014

Corrected checksums for the Star God freeplay ROMs.

12 May 2014

Added information on Thunder Man, by Apple Time, to the Gen2 pages. Thanks to Brian for providing the manual, cards, and boards.

13 May 2014

Updated sound map for Time Machine.

Added notes on 1B11136 schematics errors.

7 September 2014

Added Project/Restoration page for Time Machine.

Added For Sale page for Time Machine.

26 October 2014

Added re-drawn 161166 driver board schematic. Thanks Steve.

Added Earth Wind Fire rubbers list and location map. Added Earth Wind Fire manual scan (Italian version). Thanks Gianfranco.

17 November 2014

Parts for Sale: ROMs price changed to reflect the increased cost of buying blank EPROMs.

14 December 2014

1st Generation datasheets page updated. Added 4015 for the 1B1173 "Light Effects" board used on Locomotion.


31 January 2015

Added Soccer Kings goalie mechanism document to the Projects page.

21 April 2015

Resources page updated.

30 September 2015

Backglass reproduction images for Ten Stars added. Thanks Gilles.

Gen2 Boards page updated to include 1B11187 LED displays.

Gen1 Boards page updated to include Locomotion chase lamp board.

Gen1 added new page for misc. boards. Moved 1B1149 content from CPU documentation page. Added 1B1173 information.

Pinball Champ 7-digit settings updated. Thanks Laszlo.

Devil Riders rubbers list and location map updated. Thanks Laszlo.

17 November 2015

Games for Sale page updated. No games currently for sale.

3 December 2015

Parts for Sale page updated.

Added game instruction cards (English) for Spooky and Zankor. Thanks Neo.



13 February 2016

Added scans of House of Diamonds plastics. Thanks Brian.


16 May 2016

Updated email contact information for Brink Electronics.


7 July 2016

Added instruction card for New Stars Phoenix. Thanks Neo.

13 September 2016

Updated help-wanted page with ROM archives I'm looking for.

Added verified good ROM images for Thunder Man. Thanks Pete and Brian.

Added verified good ROM images for Earth Wind Fire with 1B1144 Sound board. Thanks Marco.

14 September 2016

Updated the Star God ROM images with 1B1125 and 1B1144 Sound board notes. Thanks Marco.

Removed the "Mysteries" page. Thanks Marco for resolving the mystery of the Star God ROM images!

Updated the Gen1 Sound Boards page to include 1B1144 information for Earth Wind Fire.