The key to determining if a board is compatible with your game is to confirm that the board you want to install uses the same components of your game. The side where the parts are located. I didn't have one, so I didn't connect it to anything. What is less neat is many used cabinets have been a little abused by their previous owners. If the edge connector is reversed, and the Power Section is seated at the opposite or incorrect end, irreparable damaged can occur to the pcb. Now considering addimg say a 5vlt signal. This is going to be either 5 or 6 lines depending on the harness you are doing.
I just took one of my basic replacement Jamma harnesses, freshly made, and continued with it by simulating cab installation. So please follow the directions step by step in order to completely trouble shoot your problem so we can have you up and running in no time. You're going to have 11 lines in this bundle. I asked various forums and no one knew. We'll start with the easiest and most crucial wires - the power supply.
Don't worry about working with live wires; provided that you have the power supply properly connected and isolated, you are only working with wires carrying a tiny current. It was totally unlabeled - the pen markings are my attempt to make some sense out of the board. This is particulary important when connecting the harness to the power supply. Ive attempted to add a photo also. . You will also need a new 15 amp Power supply and a Jamma wiring harness.
They are all labeled in the pic above, as well. I may as well get it working in a modern way that can use other games, don't you think? The short version: I have to rehabilitate this cabinet to get my game working. If you are wiring your cabinet, at some point you will have to know what every wire does. Press the connector firmly onto the board. The other end of these 54 wires is stripped.
Most games, you can just wire them together. Let's take the coin door bundle to use as an example. Looks fairly proper but i am nowhere near an electrician. I ended up just cutting off the ends and wiring them appropriately. Not with this new harness as there is plenty of length and flexibility. Time for a video bundle, so that we can see pics on the monitor.
To create this article, 9 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. I obviously did not cut out a coin door hole in the front for this demo, so I just ran the bundles straight across. Traditionally you put this just inside the coin door so you can service the machine easily from the front. Just one more seed for this garden before I get back on track. This part was the most confusing.
This site is for entertainment purposes only! Then plug the Jamma wiring harness into the top of the Galaga to jamma adapter with the original board plugged into the bottom connector of the adapter. Let's see if I can anticipate any new questions. The cables for the power supply will go to the left of the keyslot on the board. I've had this asked a couple of times. It'll now take 2 broken wires to kill your coin door ground, but you can omit this last closing lead, if you want. The monitor in my cabinet has a different jack than this harness and I don't have the pin tool to make a new connector , so I just chopped the head off of this one and soldered the wires to the old wires already connected to the compatible jack. Player 2 Player 1 Gnd 27 e Gnd Coin Door Player 1 Gnd 28 f Gnd Player 2 Happy Gaming.
The side where the soldered connections of parts are exposed to view. The parts side can be viewed in the pcb photo above. Many games don't even support this sensor. Xmas tree light daisy chain style. The reason it was not larger in the first place was that they wanted it to keep the wires in place, but you can accomplish the same thing by putting a cable tie on either side of a clamp that it a little oversized allowing more freedom for the bundle. Immediate shipment Premium Jamma Harness with Taiwan edge connector and deluxe wiring harness.