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Space Invaders Hello Hope some one can help me. I have a Classic pub taito table space invaders machine. The problem I have it will not take a coin or take credits so can not be played. Could you help or put me in contact with someone else that may be able to help. Thank you Regards JOhn

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Awesome find John!

Ok everything else works except it won't coin up?

Open the coin door and look inside, there should be a microswitch under the coin mech, with two wires running to it. Those are what sends the signal to coin up the game. Make sure the wires are connected to the switch properly. There should be three pins on the switch: a common, a normally open, and a normally closed. One wire goes to common and one goes to normally open.

If you look further into the cabinet there should be a Menu and a Service button. Work your way through the Menu with a little trial and error and you can put the cabinet on Free Play, so you don't have to worry about coining it up.

If its even older than what I think you might have to adjust the freeplay settings with dipswitches and that is a whole different story.

-Let me know!

-Captain Jake

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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