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Big Bang Pin - 46/30/15.6 LED Widebody (custom artwork, bezel less, deep playfield)

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Hey guys,

I will sell my first pinball cabinet to start a new adventure. This time I want custom artwork and a deeper mounted playfield LED monitor with additional "inhouse" flashers.

Let the party begin!


Thanks to the great hyperpin community (for this project especially to mameman, gstav and h4ck3r) - you guys rock! :beer:

- cabinet

  • new MDF widebody cabinet (original bally/williams size)
  • new pinball legs
  • new widebody lockbar (mirror polished)
  • new (small) pinball siderails (mirror polished)
  • new stainless steal backbox hinges (mirror polished)
  • new coindoor (illuminated) with original pinball service buttons
  • new playfield and backbox safety glass
  • wired and fully functional coin acceptors (for real arcade feeling)
  • original williams speakerpanel

- screens

  • 46" playfield SAMSUNG UE46C6000 LED 1920x1080 LCD screen
  • 30" backglass NEC LCD3000 1280x768 LCD screen (professional public display)
  • 15.6" dmd widescreen HANNSG HK162ABB LCD screen
  • update: original pinball DMD (vishay full orange LED without segments) connected via USB pindmd driverboard

- pc setup

  • optimized win XP SP3 - 32bit
  • INTEL quad core CPU i7-2600K overclocked
  • MSI P67A-GD65, P67 mainboard
  • SCYTHE MUGEN2 CPU cooler with 2x 14cm fans
  • 2x2GB GSKILL RAM DDR3 1600+ CL7-8-7-24
  • 1x NVIDIA GTX285 2048MB GPU overclocked
  • 64GB SAMSUNG 830 SSD (520MB/S)
  • SOUNDBLASTER X-FI SB0460 soundcard
  • 4.1 (5.1) TEUFEL CONCEPT E300 soundsystem with 10" subwoofer and 2way satellites
  • 600W PSU high efficiency OCZ modXtreme

- additional details

  • 3 mercury switches for nudging (left, middle, right)
  • original STAR TREK TNG plunger gun (sensitive ball shooting / skillshot possible)
  • InterfASD buttoninterface (like IPAC32)
  • 3x 22cm fans for cab ventilation (2x cabinet / 1x backbox)
  • custom made topper (2 layers) with LED attract mode animation (64 LEDs via PACLED64)

- force feedback affe.gif

  • complete LEDWIZ force feedback package (all 32 outputs pinballROM controlled)
  • 8 contactors to hear and feel the mechanical flipper, slingshot, bumper etc. action
  • shaker/vibration motor with intensity control (PWM)
  • 10 high power RGB-LED flashers (5 on backbox and 5 parallel to playfield area)
  • stroboscope effects (on backbox, playfield and bottom side of the cab)
  • gear/wiper motor to emulate all mechanical gear sounds
  • RGB-LED illuminated flipper buttons (for dedicated flipper button colors)
  • RGB-LED strips for bottom/floor illumination, wired parallel to RGB-LED flipper buttons
  • original pinball replay knocker for the real deal
  • LED illuminated, rom controlled front buttons (start, launchball, extraball)

- updates

  • Here is a first video of the cab



  • wood work on the cabinet is completed



  • custom artwork is ready to print... 23 different characters and a COW?! :D


  • applying the artwork





  • topper is made up. LED animated via pacled. 2 layers with bart in the foreground.



  • mounted the plunger gun


  • first test with Indiana Jones, Scared Stiff B2S, White Water,Theatre of Magic and Attack from Mars. I love the "3D illusion"








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Looking sweet so far... Im giving Win 7 a go, and if I get tired of banging my head against the wall will switch back to XP.

Looking forward tot he build...


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Glad you dared to take the step as I love your new ideas and the artwork!

Snap-O'hoy Chriz! Want me daly pics! :D


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thanks guys! here we go :D

first pics

samsung LED screen got delivered. was surprised about the very thin package :drool:


testing the screen with my sttng vpin pc


decased it


and was surprised again about the 14mm - looks like a slimline cd-rom :D


mounted a wooden lcd supportframe due to the sensitive, just 14mm thin LED panel


and tested it again directly on my sttng vpin ;) visual pinball gameplay is awesome when you enable the game mode and disable all other "image enhancer". I love the punchy image!


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Looking sweet Chris. Can I ask why your arm in the 5th photo looks like you had a small 'chroming' incident? Or are the rumors true and you are an evil genius from another planet? :alberteinstein::D

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*lol* @ maxxinner :D

Looking superb chriz! Can't wait for this...

What's your timeframe? I guess 1 month, tops! Rigth? :D

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@ maxxsinner: rofl :reddy:

@ mighty G: second cab is always faster done than the first one. I will switch to turbo mode :toilet:

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Your first cabinet was what pushed me over the edge to build one. This one should turn out redonk. I'll just go get some popcorn and watch with hefty anticipation.

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thanks ep!

decased my 15.6" widescreen lcd today. fits just perfectly on a standard speakerpanel. will paint the bezel black matte.




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yeah i loved finding those 15.6's they are a real gem of a find. tempted to buy a ton of them and sit on em :)

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Jezzzus Chris. I was hoping to create something like your first one but your raising the bar here... Got new toys to put into this one or going with the same feedback config?

Curious minds need to know. :D

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Looking sweet. Love the playfield TV. I have the same one for my home theatre but it's this years 3-D model. Picture is awesome, should be a killer playfield.

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cheers lucian :beer:

@max, let's see, maybe I'll find one thing or another :D

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got some parcels today :call2:

Teufel concept E300 5.1 high quality soundsystem with 10" subwoofer and two-way satellite speaker. Should be awesome with a xi-fi xtreme soundblaster card.



I will use it as a 4.1 soundsystem with 2 backbox satellites and 2 cabinet satellites... idea is to get more pinball sound from the cabinet/playfield section.

it will be mounted as follows


for that pc/component drawer I found some really nice "soft closing" slides. you can load up to 50kg :D


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I picked mine up at Bestbuy. It's a Dynex brand and was $159

Where can you find those 15.6 monitors these days? Everywhere I looked had them sold out.

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Awesome work chris, going to follow this build and again learn a lot from it :)

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ledwiz arrived!

mods: extra current/power wires, shaker pwm wire, heatsinks



thanks to klaus (wolfsoft.de) for the soldering job!

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Wo-haa! Looks like a racing motor there chriz! :D

Nice one!

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