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I have sent a question to you yesterday. Please omit the information about the 1 st silver strike not working. Its the information on the 2nd i would like u to consider.
Can not get past the error code described in that email on the 2nd machine.
thank you in advance

LJ

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Hi LJ,

It sounds like you're having a motherboard issue. The battery is for the CMOS circuitry, and shouldn't really affect anything to cause the errors that you're getting. There is a possibility that the I/O board (that has the JAMMA connector on it) has gone bad. Can you try swapping them between the games and see if the problem follows?

Hope this helps,
Brian

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Brian Penzone

Expertise

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.

Experience

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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