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

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played a bit with the pc/gear drawer

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thanks to maxxsinner for the wiring ideas and mameman for the mainboard tray link.

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I don't understand the need for heat sinks...

While my Led Wiz is flashing all leds and firing all contactors, all chips remain cool.

Not even the slightest hint of warming up.

Did I miss something ?

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if a solenoid is always ON/active due to false config, or the flipper rgb led is always ON due to flipperbutton illumination or a flasher is always ON due to an error, these little driver chips get damn hot :D so better put some heatsinks on it, costs just a few cents.

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...and it will look damn bad ass in the process as well! :D

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if a solenoid is always ON/active due to false config, or the flipper rgb led is always ON due to flipperbutton illumination or a flasher is always ON due to an error, these little driver chips get damn hot :D so better put some heatsinks on it, costs just a few cents.

I understand, but for example the chip driving my RGB buttons (which are always on) also stays very cool.

So I'm kinda baffled your chips run hot.

Of course it's always better safe then sorry, I agree. So I'll pop some of an old gfx card.

I have my cab open anyways since I'm installing gears this weekend, why not use the moment huh :)

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Chriz has now cost 100's of forum members to get a 2nd loan when he announces his next new gizmo to be used in a Pincab!!

Looking good soo far, is the LED display a marked improvement over the old sharp?, or is the depth of the LED the major improvement??

Also im just wait for the first member to use 2 50" LED screen for the sides of the cab so you can also have the artwork for each table also....now that would be amazing!!

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Also im just wait for the first member to use 2 50" LED screen for the sides of the cab so you can also have the artwork for each table also....now that would be amazing!!

Careful what you ask for, Chris might pickup on that idea LMAO :idea:

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biscuits are the way to go. had to sell mine when i moved otherwise i would be using it on the cabs today. them plus some wood glue and it's never gonna come apart!!

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Awesome wood working skills, Chris! Thanks to you manhood will come to terms with IKEA :D

Can't wait to see the final product with all the other innovations that you certainly will come up with.

Did you find the motherboard tray in a German shop? It would be grateful for the link, as I can't find it... I would still need that for my first build - a Chris I replica - that is still in process due to "Corporate Germany".

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Really looking forward to see how this turn out, looking great so far!

How did cut the 45 degree edges of the cabinet chriz? with a router?

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thanks hicks!

a friend of mine is a carpenter, so we have access to professional tools, like a bench saw and a biscuit joiner for the 45 degree edges.

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Looks great Chris - I have often wondered about LEDs will perform and from what you say they are great. Would you mind posting the de-cased dimensions of the LED please? Cheers

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decased dimensions are 106 x 61 cm.

advantages of (edge) led lcd are

- lower power consumption / less heat

- thinner construction, better to mount inside a wooden cabinet

- better contrast and black levels than ccfl lcd, more punchy image

disadvantages

- more clouding with edge led lcd (it varies from panel to panel)

- often more inputlag with led lcd (check out some reviews before you buy)

thank god my ue46c6000 has almost no clouding. inputlag is no problem, when you enable game-mode and disable all other "picture enhancer".

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little update ;)

installed a main power socket, network rj45 outlets and a rom controlled ledwiz power socket (for strobe). attached also the gear/wipermotor at the back of that mdf-sheet (nice effect when its active, you see it move :D ).

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Hi, Chris,

Nice work! This is really coming along quickly, and the fit and finish is looking fantastic. This is looking like a very professional build.

I'm watching with anticipation!

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I think a 3D LCD will not work in a pinball cabinet due to the unusual viewing angles. We have to go the eyetracking route (check youtube for vids).

LED LCD is the same like CCFL LCD, only the backlight is different. there is a better contrast and black level with LED backlight.

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Neat build you got there Master!

Can't wait to see it biscuit-ed together! :D

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update time :coffee:

routed slots for the plastic guide rail (playfield glas)

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holes for 270mm subwoofer, 135/140mm blowin fan and 60mm usb outlet (looks like a nice smiley :D )

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2x 220mm rear fans

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backbox service door with 220mm fan hole

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massive aluminium coolers (8mm plates) for the LEDS. you can change the viewing angle (flat or sloping for better LED effect)

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