Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

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Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby joblo » Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:36 pm

Hey guys...

I have about 5 arcade games in my basement, as well as an AUSTIN POWERS pinball machine.

One of the arcade games (it's a 60-in-1) stopped working after a power outage and the AUSTIN POWERS pinball machine has a couple of "bumpers" that stopped working as well.

I reached out to both MIRA AMUSEMENT and PLAYER ONE AMUSEMENT GROUP (Cineplex) for tech help but neither one ever called me back. Sigh.

Not too surprised about MIRA as they probably have the worst customer service in town.

Does anyone know of another company, or even just a guy who knows how to fix these things, in Montreal?

Seems hard to find.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby Sparky » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:26 pm

Problem is that we all fix our own.

Let us know in what vicinity you live, such as a street corner. That way a collector near by may be able to help out.
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Re: Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby Sparky » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:27 pm

But as for your problem on the arcade, it may just be the power supply.

Does the screen light up? Anything on the screen? Any lit LEDs on the board? Any lit LED on the power supply (if there is one)?
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Re: Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby joblo » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:16 pm

Sparky wrote:Problem is that we all fix our own.

Let us know in what vicinity you live, such as a street corner. That way a collector near by may be able to help out.


Yeah, you guys all true kick-ass collectors! I'm just a laymen... ;)

That said, I'm going to the REPLAY FX convention in Pittsburgh next weekend....first time.

I live in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, postal code is H9A-3J7.

Thanks!


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Re: Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby joblo » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:17 pm

Sparky wrote:But as for your problem on the arcade, it may just be the power supply.

Does the screen light up? Anything on the screen? Any lit LEDs on the board? Any lit LED on the power supply (if there is one)?


Again, I'm a true laymen, so I'm not sure what board you're referring to? The one inside the machine, I assume? I've never opened it up. I just play the games....lol.

But the screen basically doesn't come back on. It stays BLACK when I turn it on.

I shouldn't have plugged it directly into the wall, eh? Should have put it on a power bar.

All the rest of my games are on power bars, but not this one. Doh!

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Re: Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby jordanbowden » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:16 pm

Just sent you a PM! I should be able to go help you out. All the best!

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Re: Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby Sparky » Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:04 am

Ok. Jordan offered to help. And I can as well but only in 10 days. Just back from the Maritimes and I am leaving for Toronto Monday for a week. I am in St-Lazare so I can take a peek if needed.

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Re: Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby joblo » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:17 pm

Sparky wrote:Ok. Jordan offered to help. And I can as well but only in 10 days. Just back from the Maritimes and I am leaving for Toronto Monday for a week. I am in St-Lazare so I can take a peek if needed.

Ian


Hi Sparky! I reached out to Jordan but never heard back, so is this something you can help out with?

Let me know if you can or know someone else who might be able to help me out.

Thanks!

Berge

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Re: Need an arcade game/pinball machine technician (Montreal)

Postby Sparky » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:58 pm

joblo wrote:
Sparky wrote:Ok. Jordan offered to help. And I can as well but only in 10 days. Just back from the Maritimes and I am leaving for Toronto Monday for a week. I am in St-Lazare so I can take a peek if needed.

Ian


Hi Sparky! I reached out to Jordan but never heard back, so is this something you can help out with?

Let me know if you can or know someone else who might be able to help me out.

Thanks!

Berge


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