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by dickywink
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What is it about vintage arcade machines that attracts us exactly?
Replies: 7
Views: 2362

Re: What is it about vintage arcade machines that attracts us exactly?

Myself, a lover of all things coin op... I enjoy the mechanical era very much, but also also the electro-mechanical stuff, including pinballs and the old Bell Fruit and Maygay fruit machines, but as an electronics engineer I also love the early JPM Barcrest fruit machine era as well... but the big d...
by dickywink
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 6d badge
Replies: 10
Views: 2879

Re: 6d badge

Hi Widget I have a repro Mills 6d badge you can have... It's cast in Alloy... and will need either polishing or enamel painting. Also it will require a tapped hole in the back to fasten with plate to the front casting (or glue in place will be easier). 20171229_154014.jpg 20171229_154140.jpg If this...
by dickywink
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Jamieson Automatics Starlet restoration
Replies: 2
Views: 1516

Re: Jamieson Automatics Starlet restoration

Hey guys, great stuff ... Im glad it helped

If you want to refinish Ebay have a good selection of formica sheets
http://www.ebay.co.uk/bhp/formica-sheet

all the best

Dicky
by dickywink
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1
Replies: 18
Views: 5416

Re: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1

Hi Larry Maplins sell one that should be suitable based on what I have in my machine but only available online or to order in the shop: https://www.maplin.co.uk/p/vigortronix-2x12v-100va-chassis-mounting-mains-transformer-vtx-126-100-412-a20qk The input and output would need to be wired as shown bel...
by dickywink
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1
Replies: 18
Views: 5416

Re: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1

The Manual has now been updated to V1.1 with some extra info

all the best

Dicky
by dickywink
Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1
Replies: 18
Views: 5416

Re: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1

Hi Larry, Based on the ratings on the Lamps (which are 12v 2.2W) the transformer / rectifier output should be rated for these... Too high a voltage will blow the bulbs very quickly ... On the subject of the lamps, I bought a pack of 10 on ebay for £5.35 inc. delivery. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-x-...
by dickywink
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1
Replies: 18
Views: 5416

Re: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1

Thanks Tony,
That's wonderful. Now I get it... Is it OK to use that calculation info in the Manual please ... ?

All the best,

Dicky
by dickywink
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1
Replies: 18
Views: 5416

Re: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1

Hi 13Rebel Thanks for the info ... I will add that to the manual for the next update ... can you tell me how you got to that figure as Math is not my strong point. but I would be very interested please ... Also I need to update at some point as have already seen a few typos that need correcting and ...
by dickywink
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1
Replies: 18
Views: 5416

Re: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1

Thanks guys... I have been a longtime reader and dabbler in machines for many years and have enjoyed and benefited from the wealth of knowledge that you guys on the forum here have given me ... so it is nice to give something back, these are great machines and very much a part of my childhood, but t...
by dickywink
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1
Replies: 18
Views: 5416

Jamieson Automatics Starlet Information manual V1.1

Hi all I purchased earlier this year a Jamieson Starlet Wall Machine ... could not find much information on the forum on it so decided to create my own information manual and wiring diagram ... the machine is very similar to other Jamieson machines of that era ... so hopefully it will come in handy ...