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Code 40201
Code 40201  
I have a golden tee that used to work fine. I turned it on recently and it booted like normal then went to a red screen. I'm attaching the image? How did this happen and how do I fix?

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Craig,

The error that you're seeing is the result of the security chip not matching the version of the board. This happens when the game is updated originally, the IT server writes a security code to the board, and it has to match the version of the security chip (and serial number) so you can't just swap chips from board to board. Have you done any modifications to the board at all? If so, this is what is causing it.

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Brian

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Brian Penzone

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I can answer questions regarding coin-operated arcade game questions down to the logic board. Error codes, erratic operation, dead boards, I can help with them all. I can help with video monitors on a very limited and basic level only.

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I have spent nearly 20 years as an avid arcade collector, and spent nearly 10 of those years as the lead tech for a large arcade operator, doing work for manufacturers and other coin-operated amusement companies around the globe. I maintain a good sized collection of arcade games, as well as a large inventory of spare parts for a wide range of arcade machines.

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BA from The Ohio State University, Associates from DeVry University

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