Slot Tech Magazine Archive 
All issues of Slot Tech Magazine from 2001 - current are available to subscribed members in high resolution .pdf format for printing or low resolution .pdf for online viewing. This is the complete archive of Slot Tech Magazine in full color.


May 2017 (low resolution)
May 2017 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-IGT Monitor, Deceased Part 2 of 2
Page 8-Slot Tech Training at Clearwater Casino Resort
Page 10-Wilder Things #4
Page 13- The Slot Academy at TechFest 33
Page 15-Slot Tech Training Schedule for 2017
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April 2017 (low resolution)
April 2017 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Wilder Things #3
Page 9-IGT Monitor, Deceased
Page 12- Announcing The Slot Academy at TechFest 33
Page 15-Slot Tech Training Schedule for 2017
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March 2017 (low resolution)
March 2017 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Wilder Things #2
Page 9-WMS Bluebird 1 Button Panels On Bluebird 2-Take a step back to move forward
Page 12- Announcing The Slot Academy at TechFest 33
Page 15-Slot Tech Training Schedule for 2017

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February 2017 (low resolution)
February 2017 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-UP220-AE Power Supply Repair
Page 8 -Quick & Simple Slot Machine Repairs #125
Page 12- Announcing The Slot Academy at TechFest 33
Page 15-Wilder Things #1
Page 19-Slot Tech Training Schedule for 2017

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January 2017 (low resolution)
January 2017 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Why An LED Driver?
Why not just a normal DC power supply?
Page 8 -Quick & Simple Slot Machine Repairs #124
Page 13- Ellary Gaming Announces Distribution Agreement With Pacific Illumination
Page 14-Regional Slot Tech Training at Blue Lake Casino
Page 15-Slot Tech Training Schedule for 2017

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December 2016 (low resolution)
December 2016 (high resolution) 
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-New Class Offered
Page 6-Slot Tech Class at Blue Lake Casino
Page 7-Subscriptions

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November 2016 (low resolution)
November 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-New Class Offered
Page 6-Slot Tech Class at Blue Lake Casino
Page 7-Subscriptions

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October 2016 (low resolution)
October 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-New Class Offered
Page 6-Slot Tech Class at Blue Lake Casino
Page 7-Subscriptions

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September 2016 (low resolution)
September 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Quick & Simple Slot Machine Repairs #123
Page 9 -“Used” Slot Parts: True Savings or Inevitable Problem?
Page 13- Sometimes Change Can Be Good 
Page 14-Slot Tech Training at Potawatomi Casino
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August 2016 (low resolution)
August 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Let There Be Light
An MLD backlight retrofit/repair guide
Page 11- USB Tester That Displays Voltage and Current
Page 12- Quick Repair-LG Inverter
Page 14-Subscriptions and Back Issues

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July 2016 (low resolution)
July 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Quick & Simple Repairs #122
Page 10-Timely Holder

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June 2016 (low resolution)
June 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-SMPS-Part 3
Page 8-TechFest 32 Review

Page 14-Subscriptions and Back Issues
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May 2016 (low resolution)
May 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Rebuilding a Condor SP1709MC Power Supply
Page 5-Invitation to Attend TechFest 32
Page 8-Quick & Simple Repairs #121
Page 12-SMPS-Part 2
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April 2016 (low resolution)
April 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-PowerPro Software
Page 7-Invitation to Attend TechFest 30
Page 12-Quick & Simple Repairs #113
Page 16-CSS555 Timer IC
Page 18-Subscription Information
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March 2016 (low resolution)
March 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Quick & Simple Repairs #119
Page 5-Invitation to Attend TechFest 32
Page 10-Slot Tech Training at Sands Casino
Page 12-Those Antiques are Still Out There...

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February 2016 (low resolution)
February 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Kortek KT-LS221DSC-23 Monitor Repair
Page 5-Invitation to Attend TechFest 32
Page 10-Slot Tech Training in St. Kitts
Page 12-Tips and Tricks of the Trade

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January 2016 (low resolution)
January 2016 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Safe Soldering for Slot Technicians
Page 10-Preventative Maintenance
Page 13-Invitation to Attend TechFest 32
Page 14-Subscription Information

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December 2015 (low resolution)
December 2015 (high resolution) 
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Tilt!
Page 10-Slot Tech Training in Illinois & Oklahoma
Page 12-Understanding Opto Devices
Page 17-Invitation to Attend TechFest 32
Page 18-Subscription Information
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November 2015 (low resolution)
November 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Customizing Toppers
Page 10-TechFest 31 Review
Page 12-Quick & Simple Repairs #118
Page 16-Bally Reel Board Error
Page 18-Subscription Information
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October 2015 (low resolution)
October 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Defects in UBA10, UBA-14 BVs-Part 3
Page 5-POWERVAR Party Invitation!
Page 13-Invitation to Attend TechFest 31
Page 12-Quick & Simple Repairs #117
Page 18-Subscription Information
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September 2015 (low resolution)
September 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Tales from the Bench #3
Page 5-POWERVAR Party Invitation!
Page 13-Invitation to Attend TechFest 31
Page 14-Quick & Simple Repairs #116
Page 18-Defects in UBA10, UBA-14 BVs
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August 2015 (low resolution)
August 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-How to Make Sure Electricity is Not Your Worst Enemy
Page 5-POWERVAR Party Invitation!
Page 10-Isolation Transformers
Page 13-Invitation to Attend TechFest 31
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #115

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July 2015 (low resolution)
July 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Power Supply Capacitor Replacement  Guides
Page 12-Repair of UBA10, UBA-14 BVs
Page 13-Invitation to Attend TechFest 31
Page 18-Subscriptions and Back Issues

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June 2015 (low resolution)
June 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-IGT S2000 Display’s NETPLEX Link is Down
Page 11-Slot Tech Training at Ft. Hall Casino
Page 12-TechFest 30 Review
Page 18-Subscriptions and Back Issues
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May 2015 (low resolution)
May 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Tales From The Bench #2
Page 7-Invitation to Attend TechFest 30
Page 10-Slot Tech Training at Potawatomi Casino
Page 12-Quick & Simple Repairs #114
Page 16-Preventive Maintenance For a New Generation of Slot Machines
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April 2015 (low resolution)
April 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-PowerPro Software
Page 7-Invitation to Attend TechFest 30
Page 12-Quick & Simple Repairs #113
Page 16-CSS555 Timer IC
Page 18-Subscription Information
Subscriptions and Order Form




March 2015 (low resolution)
March 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-What’s With This?
Page 7-Invitation to Attend TechFest 30
Page 8-Sample Exercises
Page 11-Subscription Information
Page 12-ESP/Surgex Circuit Analysis - Part 3

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February 2015 (low resolution)
February 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Putting The “Tech” In CasinoTech
Page 7-Invitation to Attend TechFest 30
Page 9-Quick & Simple Repairs #112
Page 12-ESP/Surgex Circuit Analysis - Part 2

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January 2015 (low resolution)
January 2015 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-What’s New in Digital
Page 7-Invitation to Attend TechFest 30
Page 9-Quick & Simple Repairs #111
Page 13-CasinoTech now Effinet Service Center
Page 14-ESP/Surgex Circuit Analysis - Part 1

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December 2014 (low resolution)
December 2014 (high resolution) 
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-WMS Bluebird 2  “Screen is sticky”
Page 7-Invitation to Attend TechFest 30
Page 10-Power Protection Improves the Bottom Line in the Gaming Industry
Page 14-Slot Tech Training on Ice at Royal River Casino and Fortune Bay Casino
Page 15-Quick & Simple Repairs #110
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November 2014 (low resolution)
November 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Look Ma, No Diodes!
Page 6-203F11 CTR1 Module, PFC02
Page 7-Regional Slot Tech Training
Page 10-TRI-MAG Power Supply Data
Page 16-Slot Tech Training at The Mill Casino and
HON-DAH Casino
Page 18-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form

October 2014 (low resolution)
October 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Quick & Simple Repairs #109
Page 7-Regional Slot Tech Training
Page 10-WP210F11
Page 16-Slot Tech Training in Aruba
Page 18-Lamps! A list of common lamps
Page 19-SMD Markings
Page 20-Resistors!  How to interpret SMD resistor marks
Page 22-Subscriptions
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September 2014 (low resolution)
September 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Fun From the Gaming Floor
Page 9-Regional Slot Tech Training
Page 14-Quick & Simple Repairs #108
Page 18-LCD Image Retention
Page 22-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form




August 2014 (low resolution)
August 2014 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Aristocrat Topper Schematic Diagram, PCB Layout and Parts List
Page 8-MK7 UNI-400-1 Power Supply ICE2B265G
Page 9-Regional Slot Tech Training
Page 12-Slot Tech Training at Lode Star Casino
Page 14-IGT Communications Board Test Fixture
Page 20-HAKKO Induction Soldering Unit
Page 22-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form



July 2014 (low resolution)
July 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Aristo Topper Rebuild
Page 9-Regional Slot Tech Training
Page 12-Slot Tech Training at Harrah’s SoCal
Page 14-Glenn Allen’s Power Supply Repair Reference Section
Page 22-Subscriptions

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June 2014 (low resolution)
June 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Boost or Buck? (Plus “VIPER” Circuit)
Page 12-TechFest 29 Review
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #107
Page 20-UNI-750-1 24 Volt Section
Page 22-Subscriptions
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May 2014 (low resolution)
May 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-One Volt Too High
Page 12-Don’t Get Caught With Your Lamps Down
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #106
Page 22-Subscriptions
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April 2014 (low resolution)
April 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Death by Dust
Page 14-Quick & Simple Repairs #105
Page 20-Innovolt’s Power Manager
Page 22-Subscriptions
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March 2014 (low resolution)
March 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Component Identification and Testing-Part 2
Page 17-Slot Tech Training at Tulalip Casino
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #104
Page 20-TechFest 29 Information
Page 22-Subscriptions

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February 2014 (low resolution)
February 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Component Identification and Testing-Part 1
Page 14-Quick & Simple Repairs #103
Page 18-GTECH’s Sphinx 3D – You’ll Hardly Believe your Eyes!
Page 22-Subscriptions

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January 2014 (low resolution)
January 2014 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Anode? Cathode? Who Names These Things, Anyway?
Page 10-Obituary for an Old Friend
Page 11-Quick & Simple Repairs #102
Page 16-Fuses
Page 22-Subscriptions

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December 2013 (low resolution)
December 2013 (high resolution) 

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Hiring a Technician
Page 8-Meet the LeakSeeker 89 AutoRanging Fault Locator
Page 16-TechFest 28 Review
Page 18-Dust Sucks!
Page 22-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form


November 2013 (low resolution)
November 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Bally Alpha Reel 4 Tilt
Page 10-Quick & Simple Repairs #101
Page 14-Technique for Choosing Suitable Replacement Fans for Gaming
Page 20-Avalue Introduces New 3.5” Computer
Page 22-Subscriptions
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October 2013 (low resolution)
October 2013 (high resolution)
Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-SPIELO Introduction
Page 14-Slot Math-Measuring Slot Machine Volatility by Simulating Virtual Players
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #89
Page 22-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form



September 2013 (low resolution)
September 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-The Light Fantastic-New Technology Drives Slot Machine Lighting
Page 10-Ceronix LCD Monitor Repair
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #99
Page 22-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form




August 2013 (low resolution)
August 2013 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Capacitor Shows No e-motion
Page 12-Quick & Simple Repairs #98
Page 18-The Mathematical Configuration of Paylines
Page 22-Subscriptions


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July 2013 (low resolution)
July 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-An Epic Printer
Page 11-Training With My Homeboys in El Cajon
Page 14-Quick & Simple Repairs #97
Page 17-Training at Apache Casino, Lawton, Oklahoma
Page 18-The Mathematical Configuration of Paylines
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June 2013 (low resolution)
June 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Advanced Repair of Ithaca Epic 950 Printers-Part 2
Page 14-Quick & Simple Repairs #96
Page 20-Super SMIB connects SAS to EVERYTHING!
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May 2013 (low resolution)
May 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Revealing Slots Secrets: Generating a PAR Sheet  Through Statistical Methods
Page 12-The Case For Making PAR Sheets Public Information
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #95
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April 2013 (low resolution)
April 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Cost of Doing Business (part 1)
    The Justification of the Tech
Page 8-Advanced Repair of Ithaca Epic 950 Printers
Page 20-Quick & Simple Repairs #94
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March 2013 (low resolution)
March 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Someone That Cares
Page 8-IGT Communications Board Test Fixture
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #93
Page 22-Slot Tech Training in Trinidad

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February 2013 (low resolution)
February 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Quick & Simple Repairs #92
Page 12-Introduction to Digital Electronics
Page 22-Subscriptions

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January 2013 (low resolution)
January 2013 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Acres (IGT Advantage) Revisited
Page 10-Repairing LCD Monitors
Description and Repairs of TFT LCD panels
Page 18-Short Stories
Page 22-Subscriptions

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December 2012 (low resolution)
December 2012 (high resolution) 

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Repairing LCD Monitors
Understanding the Principles of the Microcontroller
Page 12-Quick & Simple Repairs #91
Page 16-TechFest 26 Photos
Page 17-A Fault Too Far
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November 2012 (low resolution)
November 2012 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Using a Computer as a Test Fixture
Page 11-Slot Tech Training at Turning Stone Resort
Page 12-Four Repairs
Page 16-The How and Why of Bad OASIS Meters
Page 19-Quick & Simple Repairs #90
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October 2012 (low resolution)
October 2012 (high resolution)
Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-SPIELO Introduction
Page 14-Slot Math-Measuring Slot Machine Volatility by Simulating Virtual Players
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #89
Page 22-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form


September 2012 (low resolution)
September 2012 (high resolution)
Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-A Crackling Experience
Page 17-Slot Tech Training at Isle of Capri
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #88
Page 22-SubscriptionsSubscriptions and Order Form




August 2012 (low resolution)
August 2012 (high resolution)
Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Lift For Service
Page 10-The Name of the Game-JCMs UBA-Part 2 of 2
Page 16-NexGen Testing
Page 22-Subscriptions
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July 2012 (low resolution)
July 2012 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Its a Writing Pen! No, its an SPC2 RAM Clear Tool!
Page 12-TechFest 25 Review
Page 13-Slot Tech Training at Ft. Hall Casino
Page 14-Quick & Simple Repairs #87
Page 18-The Name of the Game-JCMs UBA-Part 1 of 2
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June 2012 (low resolution)
June 2012 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Game Down!
Page 12-TechFest 24 Review
Page 14-WMS Super Jackpot Party Progressive Sign Failure
Page 19-Quick & Simple Repairs #86
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May 2012 (low resolution)
May 2012 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Techs for Success
Page 10-Quick & Simple Repairs #85
Page 16-A-OK at TechFest Tulsa
Page 18-Mars CashFlow Bill Acceptor
Page 26-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form




April 2012 (low resolution)
April 2012 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-The Way to the Future
Page 14-Button Panel Response
Page 15-Quick & Simple Repairs #84
Page 20-Slot Tech Training at Presque Isle Casino
Page 21-SMD Component Guide
Page 26-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form





March 2012 (low resolution)
March 2012 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-BlueWave
Page 10-GEN3 and PromoNet® 
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #72
Page 22-Vertically Challenged
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February 2012 (low resolution)
February 2012 (high resolution)

Page 5-Editorial
Page 6-The Viridian
Page 17-Safe Soldering for the Slot Technician
Page 21-Quick & Simple Repairs #82
Page 26-Subscriptions
Subscriptions and Order Form




January 2012 (low resolution)
January 2012 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-The Legend of Fail
Page 9-TechFest Schedule for 2012
Page 14-TechFest 23 Review
Page 15-Slot Tech Training at Sams Town
Page 16-SMD Rework
Page 21-INTERNATIONAL BRAND GAMING AT ICE 2012
Page 22-Subscriptions
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December 2011 (low resolution)
December 2011 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Mikohn Progressive Gaming Meter Fun
Page 12-Quick & Simple Repairs #81
Page 17-The Oscilloscope-Part 2
Page 22-Subscriptions
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November 2011 (low resolution)
November 2011 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Checklists For New Games/Conversions
Page 10-Quick & Simple Repairs #80
Page 16-The Oscilloscope
Page 17--TechFest 23 Las Vegas, Nevada December 6-8, 2011
Page 22-Subscriptions
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September 2011 (low resolution)
September 2011 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Chucks Trimline 2.0 SuperGuide-Part 2
Page 8-IGT AVP 2.5 or 3.0-Voltage Out of Range Error
Page 10-The Latest
Page 16-LCD Jitter
Page 20-Quick & Simple Repairs #78
Subscriptions and Order Form



August 2011 (low resolution)
August 2011 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial 
Page 4-AVP Super Guide 
Page 18-Training in Trinidad 
Page 20-Quick & Simple Repairs #77 
Page 26-Subscriptions & Back Issues
Subscriptions and Order Form



July 2011 (low resolution)
July 2011 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Kiesub Offers Lighting Alternatives
Page 8-Quick & Simple Repairs #76
Page 16-Power Supplies. Build or Buy?
Page 20-Casino School Goes Hollywood
Page 21-Backlight Inverters
Page 26-Subscriptions & Back Issues
Subscriptions and Order Form




June 2011 (low resolution)
June 2011 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-A Shot in the Dark
Page 14-TechFest 22 Report
Page 16-Regional Slot Tech Training at Fortune Bay Casino
Page 17-AVP Trim-Line 2.0
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #75
Page 22-Whose Job is it Anyway?
Page 26-Subscriptions & Back Issues
Subscriptions and Order Form




May 2011 (low resolution)
May 2011 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial 
Page 4-Quick & Simple Repairs #74 
Page 18-Beware Image Sticking or Face the Consequences 
Page 21-Build a People Counter 
Page 25-Small Class-Big Fun! 
Page 26-Subscriptions & Back Issues 
Subscriptions and Order Form




April 2011 (low resolution)
April 2011 (high resolution)
Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-Preventative Maintenance on your Slot Floor
Page 10-I’ll Drink to That!
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #73
Page 22-Locating Shorts on a Buss
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March 2011 (low resolution)
March 2011 (high resolution)

Page 3-Editorial
Page 4-BlueWave
Page 10-GEN3 and PromoNet® 
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #72
Page 22-Vertically Challenged
Subscriptions and Order Form




February 2011 (low resolution)
February 2011 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial 
Page 6-Astra Games and Novomatic PC 
Page 10-Quick & Simple Repairs #71 
Page 19-The Big One 
Page 24-Prism Series LED Panels 
Subscriptions and Order Form




January 2011 (low resolution)
January 2011 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-IGT Dynamic Buttons
Page 12-Aristocrat Builds a Better Button Deck
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #70
Page 23-Touchscreen TFT from Lumex
Page 24-Nice Place to Work
Page 25-Advantech-Innocore’s DPX-S415, DPX-S425 
Subscriptions and Order Form




December 2010 (low resolution)
December 2010 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Relaxing by the Fireplace
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #69
Page 20-IGT AVP Video Cards
Page 23-Troubleshooting Games
Page 26-Subscription Form
Subscriptions and Order Form




November 2010 (low resolution)
November 2010 (high resolution)
Page 4-Editorial 
Page 6-WMS Blue Bird 2 OLED Button Panel 
Page 17-Atronic and Spielo Join Howie Mandel @ G2E 
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #68 
Page 24-TechFest 21 - Sky Ute Casino 
Page 26-Subscription Form 
Subscriptions and Order Form



October 2010 (low resolution)
October 2010 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial 
Page 6-The Libyan Trick 
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #67 
Page 20-Slot Tech Training at Fortune Bay Casino 
Page 21-Kevin Noble’s Repair Log 
Page 26-Subscription Form 
Subscriptions and Order Form




September 2010 (low resolution)
September 2010 (high resolution)
Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Nightmare on Ojibway Parkway
Page 16-Troubleshooting CRT Horizontal Problems
Page 20-Runnin’ With the JCM UBA!
Page 24-Quick & Simple Repairs #66
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August 2010 (low resolution)
August 2010 (high resolution)
Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Gremlins in an Atronic Titan
Page 10-Red Screen of Death
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #65
Page 20-Understanding Diodes and Transistors
Subscriptions and Order Form



July 2010 (low resolution)
July 2010 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial 
 Page 6-Perception is Reality 
 Page 12-Hardware Random Numbers from a PCI Express Card 
 Page 14-Quick & Simple Repairs #64 
Page 17-Incredible Technologies Magic Touch BRZ-U1-Breeze Upright 
Page 24-Slot Tech Training at Riverwind Casino 
Page 26-Subscription Form p
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June 2010 (low resolution)
June 2010 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Good LED Driving
Page 10-Double the Fun
Page 15-Quick & Simple Repairs #63
Page 18-TechFest 20 Sold Out!
Page 20-Preventive Maintenance is the Key
Page 23-Palace Casino Redux Redux
Page 24-Konami Training for Casino Operations Staff
Page 26-Subscription Form
Subscriptions and Order Form




May 2010 (low resolution)
May 2010 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Lightboard
Page 8-Bally Taps Suzo-Happ For IL Market
Page 10-Left for Dead
Page 16-Slot Tech Training at Yakama Legends Casino
Page 17-Quick & Simple Repairs #62
Page 20-LCD Monitor Repair
Page 26-Subscription Form
Subscriptions and Order Form




April 2010 (low resolution)
April 2010 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-Resolving Excessive Heat Buildup
Page 10-Great Timing for Games Going Down
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #61
Page 20-Wide, Wide Screen
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March 2010 (low resolution)
March 2010 (high resolution)

Page 4-Editorial
Page 6-How LCD Monitors Work
Page 20-Cost Saving Bench Repairs
Page 22-Quick & Simple Repairs #60
Page 26-Subscription Form
Subscriptions and Order Form




February 2010 (low resolution)
February 2010 (high resolution)

Page  4-Editorial 
Page  6-Doh! 
Page 12-Kortek LCD Monitor Repair Update 
Page 14- Quick & Simple Repairs #59 
Page 18-James Borg on Power Supply Basics
Subscriptions and Order Form




January 2010 (low resolution)
January 2010 (high resolution)

Page  4-Editorial 
Page  6-Aristocrat MVP500 “No Communication” 
Page 12-Passing on Information 
Page 17-More Fun With the AVP 
Page 20- Quick & Simple Repairs #58 
Page 24-CasinoTech and Ceronix Join forces 
Subscriptions and Order Form



December 2009 (low resolution)
December 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4-Editorial
Page  6-Tips for the IGT “G” Series Machines
Page 12-Touch Screen Troubles
Page 18-Regional Slot Tech Training in Washington and Wisconsin
Page 20- Quick & Simple Repairs #57
Page 25-JCM Bows iVIZION at G2E
Subscriptions and Order Form




November 2009 (low resolution)
November 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4-Editorial
Page  6-Incredible Technologies
Page 12-A Hair Raising Experience - Conclusion
Page 20-Quick & Simple Repairs #55
Page 14-Basic IGT S2000
Page 26-Slot Tech Training
Subscriptions and Order Form




October 2009 (low resolution)
October 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4-Editorial
Page  6-Chuck’s Repair Log
Page 12-Stormy Weather in Ontario
Page 16-Quick & Simple Repairs #54
Page 18-A Hair Raising Experience
Page 26-Slot Tech Training
Subscriptions and Order Form




September 2009 (low resolution)
September 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4-Editorial
Page  6-A Hole in One
Page 17-Kingbright Announces 3.5 x 3.5mm 0.5W SMD LEDs
Page 18-Quick & Simple Repairs #53
Page 24-EZ Pay Made EZ
Page 26-Slot Tech Training
Subscriptions and Order Form




August 2009 (low resolution)
August 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - When is a Slot Tech Not a “Slot Tech”
Page 14 - Cool Tools for the Slot Tech
Page 17 - Quick & Simple Repairs #52
Page 20 - The Casualties of Battle
Page 26 -Slot Tech Training at Winnavegas Casino
Subscriptions and Order Form




July 2009 (low resolution)
July 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Game, Set, Problems
Page 13 - Design Considerations for LCD Inverters
Page 16 - Epic 950 and IGT’s AVP Platform
Page 19 - Bottoms Up
Subscriptions and Order Form




June 2009 (low resolution)
June 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial 
Page  6 - Problem: Cocktail Waitresses With Skirts Too Short and Necklines Too Low
Page 8 - Ceronix CCFL Replacement
Page 12 - Slot Tech Training at Twin Pine Casino
Page 13 - Save $$$ Through CCFL Backlight Dimming
Page 17 - TechFest 19 - Mystic Lake Casino
Page 18 - Quick and Simple Repairs #51
Page 20 - Kingbright Releases New Optoelectronics Catalog 2009-2010
Page 21 - The Chicken or the Egg?
Subscriptions and Order Form




May 2009 (low resolution)
May 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Command™Strips for Touch Sensors from 3M
Page 10 - Twist of Fate
Page 18 - Problems Solved
Page 22 - Quick and Simple Repairs #50
Subscriptions and Order Form




April 2009 (low resolution)
April 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - A Five Star DIlemma
Page 12 - Problem Gaming
Page 16 - Bally Power Supply Repair
Page 22 - Quick and Simple Repairs #49
Subscriptions and Order Form




March 2009 (low resolution)
March 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Win-Tact WP203F11 Power Supply
Page 13 - The Life and Times of a Bulb
Page 20 - Quick and Simple Repairs #48
Subscriptions and Order Form




February 2009 (low resolution)
February 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Electrolytic Capacitors and ESR
Page 19 - 13” CRTs Fade from Scene - Replacements Available
Page 20 - Quick and Simple Repairs #47
Subscriptions and Order Form




January 2009 (low resolution)
January 2009 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial 
Page  6 - Logic Failure 
Page 10 - Slot Tech Training at The Inn of the Mountain Gods 
Page 12 - Machine Problems Repaired 
Page 16 - Quick and Simple Repairs #46 
Page 21 - Doris 
Subscriptions and Order Form




December 2008 (low resolution)
December 2008 (high resolution)

Page   4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Out With the Old
Page 14 - More on Monitors - SMPS Operation and Troubleshooting
Page 18 - The Great Big Arrow
Page 23 - Quick and Simple Repairs #45
Page 30 - TechFest 18 Review (sort of)
Subscriptions and Order Form




November 2008 (low resolution)
November 2008 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Quantum Random Number Generation
Page 20 - Quick and Simple Repairs # 44
Page 26 - Tickets!
Page 28 - Repairing Slot Machine LED Assemblies
Page 32 - Cleaning Card System for Epic 950® Ticket Printer
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form




October 2008 (low resolution)
October 2008 (high resolution)

Page   4 - Editorial
Page   6 - MK5PFC Circuit Analysis - Part 3
Page 18 - Solving Machine Problems
Page 23 - Monitor Approach
Page 28 - Quick and Simple Repairs # 43
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form




September (low resolution)
September (high resolution)

Page   4 - Editorial 
Page   6 - Out With the Old In With the SPC 
Page 10 - Repair, Send or Toss 
Page 14 - MK5PFC Circuit Analysis - Part 2 
Page 25 - Konami LED Belly Lamp Replacement Kit
Page 28 - Bad Dots! 
Page 29 - TechFest 18 Schedule of Events 
Page 30 - Quick & Simple Repairs #42 
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form




August 2008 (low resolution)
August 2008 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page 6 - MK5PFC Circuit Analysis
Page 20 - LCD monitor and Touch Screen Storage System
Page 25 - New Bill Validator Cleaning Product For JCM
Page 26 - Quick & Simple Repairs #41
Page 30 - An Easy-Going Saturday in Malta
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form




July 2008 (low resolution)
July 2008 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page 6 - To Degauss or Not to Degauss? That is the Question
Page 15 - Kiesub Introduces Cat6 Shielded Harmonica Patch Block 
Page 16 - Quick & Simple Repairs #40
Page 24 - Ceronix Invites You to a Monitor Class
Page 25 - GSA’s New Protocol Certification Program Goes Live
Page 26 - Aristocrat Training
Page 27 - Kevin Noble’s Repair Log
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form




June 2008 (low resolution)
June 2008 (high resolution)

     Page  4 - Editorial 
     Page 6 - Pssssst! 
     Page 14 - Quick & Simple Repairs #39 
     Page 21 - Randy Fromm visits the NIGA show in San Diego, California 
     Page 24 - Aristocrat Receives Certifications for Viridian™ Cabinet 
    Page 25 - Octavian Selects FutureLogic 
     Page 26 - Heber Launches Pluto 8 
     Page 27 - Kingbright LED Brochure 
     Page 28 - Ceronix Invites You to a Monitor Class. 
     Page 29 - GLI Holds Roundtables on Two Continents 
     Page 30 - SlotFest Review 
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form




May 2008 (low resolution)
May 2008 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial 
Page 6 - Autodestruct Sequence Engaged 
Kristel 1428 Meltdown 
Page 14 - Quick & Simple Repairs #38 
Page 22 - Maintaining your JCM WBA Bill Validator 
Page 28 - Designing and Running Efficient Touch-Enabled Gaming Systems
Page 31 - Troubleshooting Machine Problems 
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form




April 2008 (low resolution)
April 2008 (high resolution)

Page  4 - Editorial
Page 6 - Whoopsie-Doodle…or Oops I Just Blew Away the Hard Drive… Now What?
Page 12 - Quick & Simple Repairs #36
Page 20 - Suzo-Happ Group Acquires Suzo Polska Sp. z.o.o. Gaming Distributor in Poland
Page 22 - Lost Netplex Error
Page 24 - SETEC MK5 Power Supply
Page 30 - Teamwork
Page 34 - Subscriptions and Order Form




March 2008 (low resolution)
March 2008 (high resolution)

Page  4 Editorial
Page  6 Quick & Simple Repairs #35
Page 18 Gaming Standards Association New Protocols
Page 24 Coin Comparator Bypass and Other Musings About the Slot Tech Profession
Page 29 TITO and Other Changes
Page 32 Developing Your Tech Shop
Page 38 Subscriptions and Order Form




February 2008 (low resolution)
February 2008 (high resolution)

Page  4 Editorial
Page  6 Quick & Simple Repairs #35
Page 18 Gaming Standards Association New Protocols
Page 24 Coin Comparator Bypass and Other Musings About the Slot Tech Profession
Page 29 TITO and Other Changes
Page 32 Developing Your Tech Shop
Page 38 Subscriptions and Order Form




January 2008 (low resolution)
January 2008 (high resolution)

Page  4 Editorial
Page  6 Quick & Simple Repairs #34
Page 17 Nanoptix Inverted Printer
Page 18 Slot-Tickets
Page 24 Introduction to Slot Technology 
Course Offered at CSN
Page 26 Slot Tech Show Report
SlotFest 2007
Page 29 Ceronix LCD Monitor 
Power Supply Replacement
Page 38 Subscriptions and Order Form




December 2007 (low resolution)
December 2007 (high resolution)
     Page  4 Editorial 
     Page  6 Outside the Machine: Acres Revisited 
     Page 16 Quick & Simple Repairs # 33 
     Page 25 New machine cabinets provide the Right Vision for
     IGT’s AVP® TrimLine 
     Page 26 IGT Global Technology & Interoperability Center will provide the Right Vision for industry-wide collaboration
     Page 28 Slot Tech Show Report - Global Gaming Expo 2007 
     Page 32 The Second Life of a Slot Machine 
     Page 38  Subscriptions and Order Form



November 2007 (low resolution)
November 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - The Ins and Outs of Ticketing
Page 19 - SlotFest - Featuring TechFest 16
Page 20 - Slot Tech LCD Repair Training at CSN
Page 22 - Kingbright 0.4mm Ultra-Thin 0805 Blue SMD LEDs
Page 23 - Heber Launches X15
Page 24  - Quick and Simple Repairs # 31
Page 30 - Ceronix Announces Website Update, Offers Free Power Supplies
Page 32 - Paltronics Progressive System - part 2
Page 36 - Slot Machine University
Page 42 - Subscriptions and Order Form



October 2007 (low resolution)
October 2007 (high resolution)
     Page  4 Editorial 
     Page  6 Popcorn!  Get Your Popcorn! 
     Page 16 Quick & Simple Repairs # 30 
     Page 24 What Kind of Slot Machine Technician Are You? 
     Page 29 Flat Liners Plus a Cheap Test Fixture 
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form



September 2007 (low resolution)
September 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  8 - Atronic Technical Bulletin
Page 10 - Paltronics  Progressive
Page 15 - SlotFest Moves to Las Vegas
Page 20 - Kristel LCD Test Points
Page 22 - MCM Electronics Announces Interactive Online Flyers
Page 22 - Multitron: From Unicum Gaming
Page 24 - Oasis Questions and Answers
Page 28 - Quick & Simple Repairs #29
Page 32 - Power On Troubleshooting Part 2
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form



August 2007 (low resolution)
August 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Quick Simple Repairs  # 28
Page 14 - Troubleshooting the Acres VFD, Card Reader and Keypad
Page 22 -  Bingo Gaming System from Unicum
Page 24 - BALLY TECHNOLOGIES RELEASES FOUR NEW ALPHA OS™ TITLES FOR DOMESTIC SALE
Page 26 - Bienvenidos a Puerto Rico
Page 28 - Power On Troubleshooting
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form




July 2007 (low resolution)
July 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial 
Page  6 - LCDs and Fans need PMs Too 
Page 12 - Quick Simple Repairs # 27 
Page 18 -  New Addition to the Axis 945 Family 
Page 20 - Building a BEII test fixture 
Page 26 - Game Level Troubleshooting 
Page 32 - New Guide to Power Factor and Harmonics from Staco Energy Products 
Page 33 - FutureLogic Printers Win  Award 
Page 34 - TL431 and Frequency Compensation 
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form



June 2007 (low resolution)
June 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Acres Bonus Engine II
Page 18 - Acres Tips and Tricks
Page 21 -  Bally Announces Major Game and System Installation
Page 22 - FutureLogic Expands with  New Facilities in Macau, China
Page 24 - Kingbright Releases New Catalog - Introduces Warm White LEDs
Page 26 - Quick Simple Repairs #26
Page 31 - Troubleshooting the Mysterious IGT “M” Door
Page 33 - Bottom Heating for PCB Rework
Page 36 - Slot Machine University @ TechFest 15
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form



May 2007 (low resolution)
May 2007 (high resolution)
Page 4 - Editorial
Page 6 - Ryan’s Repair Tips
Page 12 - JCM American and KIC Products Create Cleaning System
Page 14 - Clean and Easy Waffletechnology™products clean quickly and thoroughly
Page 18 - Casino Expansion at The Island Resort & Casino
Page 22 - Printers in a Pinch
Page 28 - The 75 Year History of Bally
Page 33 - Quick Simple Repairs #25
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form



April 2007 (low resolution)
April 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial 
Page  6 - Introducing……. (drum roll please) 
Page 14 - Are You Getting Enough   Fiber? 
Page 20 -  76932500 MCB2  USB Light Controller Board 
Page 28 - AmEx 2007 Reflects Expanding Irish Gaming Market 
Page 30 -Slot Machine University 
Page 32 - Slot Tech Training, Aruba Style! 
Page 33 - Happ Upgrades Website 
Page 34 - Quick & Simple Repairs #24 
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form



March 2007 (low resolution)
March 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial 
Page  6 - Oasis - Chapter 9  System Overview 
Page 14 - Quick Simple  Repairs # 23 
Page 20 -  751-179-0x  7-segment 5-5-2 Display 
Page 25 -Kingbright PLCC6  Full Color SMD LEDs 
Page 26- Slot Tech Fun 
Page 30 -SDS Door Switches -  Another View 
Page 32 - Third Party Develops New S2S Protocol Tool Kit
Page 33 - Harrah’s Selects JCM 
Page 34 - Nanoptix Inc. Launches PAYCHECK™ Slim Gaming Printer 
Page 36 - HVT Showcases Upgraded LCD Panel Services Facility 
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form



February 2007 (low resolution)
February 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - The Touch Screen Hits The Heart
Page 12 - SDS Reports continued…
Page 18 - Downloadable Button Deck 
Page 20 - Oasis - Parts 7 & 8
Page 25- New Marketing Director  for Aristocrat Europe
Page 26 - Quick Simple Repairs #22
Page 32 - Troubleshooting SENET
Page 38 - Subscriptions and Order Form



January 2007 (low resolution)
January 2007 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Quick & Simple Repairs #21
Page 12 - New Slot Resolutions
Page 18 - TechFest 14 Review
Page 22 -SDS Yet Again
Page 28 - Oasis - Parts 5 & 6
Page 34 - The Weakest Link
Page 40 Subscriptions and Order Form



December 2006 (low resolution)
December  2006 (high resolution)
Page 4 - Editorial
Page 6 - Oasis - Parts 3 & 4
Page 22 - The Gaming White North
Page 28 - Kiesub Electronics Offers LED Solutions
Page 33 -WMS Shows CPU-NXT2(TM) - Transmissive Reels
Page 35 - JCM American Becomes First Nevada Company - Gaming Company Awarded IACET Certification
Page 36 - Ceronix Launches New Display Line
Page 46 Subscriptions and Order Form



November 2006 (low resolution)
November  2006 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - APL2™ and King Kong Cash™
Page 12 - A ‘Scoping We Will Go
Page 20 - LEDs  Make Slot Machines Shine
Page 24 -Quick & Simple Repairs #18 
Page 29 - The Other Side of the Slot Tech World
Page 31 -Epic 850 Top-of Form Sensor Calibration
Page 36 - Oasis - Chapter 2 - User Interface
Page 40 - When I/O Goes Bad
Page 46 Subscriptions and Order Form



October 2006 (low resolution)
October  2006 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Quick & Simple Repairs #17 
Page 16 - Acres NexGen LCD Repair CCFL Replacement
Page 21 - Why Do CCFLs Burn Out?
Page 26 - Introduction to Host Systems
Page 34 - TransAct / Ithaca 850 Printer Top 4 Most Common Problems
Page 35 - Epic OK With IGT
Page 36 - Three Tales From Behind the Cabinet Door
Page 40 - LCD Monitor Repair
Page 46 Subscriptions and Order Form



September 2006 (low resolution)
September 2006 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Get To Know An Atronic Technician - Part III  Terry McBride - International Man of Technical Service
Page 16 - Let’s Talk Tournaments Slot Tournaments That is!
Page 22 - JCawesoMe Software
Page 32 - Unicum Starts Trade Show Season in Kiev 
Page 34 - SiP’s Innovative Jackpots Solution Approved by GLI
Page 35 - Editorial Opinion - Speak for yourself, Mr. Meade.
Page 46 Subscriptions and Order Form



August 2006 (low resolution)
August  2006 (high resolution)
Page  4 Editorial 
Page  6 Platform Architecture Review, Part 2 
Page 17 Kristel CCFL Inverter Board 
Page 25 TechFest 14 December 5-7 2006 
Page 26 Quick, Simple Repairs
Page 31 Bally Technologies and Ingenio form strategic alliance 
Page 32 Yes, another build your own article! 
Page 37 RoHS and HEBER PRODUCTS 
Page 38 World of Games turned out to be SmartWorld 
Page 40 Red Rock & South Coast Casinos Select FutureLogic’s GEN2 Printer for TITO Slot and Video Poker Machines 
Page 41 The Casino and AC Harmonic Distortion 
Page 46 Subscriptions and Order Form



July 2006 (low resolution)
July  2006 (high resolution)
Page  4 - Editorial
Page  6 - Unlocking the Mysteries of the Mastercom 250 - Part 2
Page 14 - Quick Simple Repairs #15
Page 20 - IGT Slant Top Door Switches
Page 30 - Slot Tech Magazine Offers Tech Class to Public
Page 32 - Atronic Platform Architecture - Part 1
Page 40 - Williams Kristel 18-009 LCD Monitor Video Controller Board 100-100-G001
Page 46 - Subscriptions and Order Form



June 2006 (low resolution)
June  2006 (high resolution)
Editorial
Unlocking the Mysteries of the Mastercom 250
Quick Simple Repairs #14
Five Elements for the Implementation of a Successful Slot Technical Department
Using Optoisolators for Control Panel Isolation
Get To Know An Atronic Technician - Part II: Gulf Coast
TechFest 13 Review - Record-Setting Event Draws 88 to Mystic Lake Casino
Casinos in the Comfort Zone with Gary Platt Seating
Coin Mechanisms Inc. Releases the Model MK 2 Universal Topper Sign



May 2006 (low resolution)
May  2006 (high resolution)
Editorial
APL™ Atronic Progressive Link
Quick Simple Repairs #13
Monitor Harness Mayhem
IGT AVP Trimline Games
The Whys and Why-Nots of Slot Math
Gamesman GPB 930 “Fireball” Pushbutton
Thunder Valley Redux



April 2006 (low resolution)
April 2006 (high resolution)
Editorial
Get To Know An Atronic Technician
Quick Simple Repairs #12
Build your own EPROM Eraser and SAVE!
410557 Aristocrat MAV500 MPU board and the SH7750
The Biggest Little Show in Europe
FutureLogic’s USB Printer Tested and Approved by IGT



March 2006 (low resolution)
March 2006 (high resolution)
Editorial
Pseudoarchaeology: Service Procedures That Require Some Digging
Quick Simple Repairs #11
First LCD Repair Class - Sold-Out!
Flipped-Out Probability
Slot Tech Magazine Visits Ceronix
Casino Roulette Steals the Show for Kimble
Zendex Casino Video Gaming Board Delivers a Rich Visual Gaming Experience
Don’t Throw Your Ballast Overboard




February 2006 (low resolution)
February 2006 (high resolution)
Editorial
IGT Reel Touch Spinning Reel games
The Printed Circuit Board of Executives
Understanding Video Reels - Part 6 of 6
Quick and Simple Repairs # 10
Slot Tech Training at Thunder Valley Casino
Math Mayhem - Aristocrat Launches Litigation against IGT



January 2006 (low resolution)
January 2006 (high resolution)
Editorial
IGT Reel Touch Spinning Reel games
The Printed Circuit Board of Executives
Understanding Video Reels - Part 6 of 6
Quick and Simple Repairs # 10
Slot Tech Training at Thunder Valley Casino
Math Mayhem - Aristocrat Launches Litigation against IGT



December 2005 (low resolution)
December 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial
Circuit Board Design
SiP System Soon to Manage Macau’s Only Wide Area Jackpot Link
Understanding Video Reels
The Atronic Slot Doctor Is In
TechFest 13 - May 16-18 2006 - Mystic Lake Casino
Monitor Troubleshooting  - Ceronix Style



November 2005 (low resolution)
November 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Power Factor Correction and the MC33260 
Quick and Simple Repairs # 8 
New Products From Sencore 
TOVIS - An Introduction to Digital Monitors - Pt 8 
TechFest 12 - Sold-Out in Nice, CA 
U3000 VGA/SVGA Theory of Operation& Troubleshooting Guide - PLUS -U3100 Troubleshooting Guide


October 2005 (low resolution)
October 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial 
FS6S1265RB Fairchild Power Switch 
Quick and Simple Repairs # 7
Understanding Video Reels - Part 3 
Global Gaming Expo Photos
Slot Tech Training in San Diego 
Introducing Nanoptix 
Lead-Free Solder Will Challenge the Gaming Technician 
3M Inks Deal With Immersion Corporation for Tactile Touchscreen


September 2005 (low resolution)
September 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Slot Machine Levels of Verification 
TOVIS - An Introduction to Digital Monitors 
Troubleshooting JCM’s WBA Bill Acceptor 
Understanding Video Reels – Part 2 
Quick & Simple Repairs For Slot Machines 
Korston Group Selects FutureLogic GEN2 
Straight Tube CCFLs by Coin Mechanisms Inc. 
Graphic Proof - Introducing ALS Group


August 2005  (low resolution)
August 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial WMS Power Supply Addendum
LEDs are Lighting the Way 
Don’t Be Mislead by Logical Thinking 
In-Circuit Electrolytic Capacitor Testing 
Understanding Video Reels



July 2005 (low resolution)
July 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial 
ICL7660 Voltage level Converter
The Heart of Serial Port Communications 
Slot Tech Training at The Palace Casino - Lemoore, CA
Mohegan Sun Taps FutureLogic 
Unicum Appoints New CEO and Chief Operating Officer 
Quick & Simple Repairs #5 Random Ramblings - Part 4




June 2005  (low resolution)
June 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Power Supplies are a Pain in the AC! 
Troubleshooting Switching Power Supplies 
Wynn Chooses Ithaca 
New Support Department for Heber Limited 
Unicum Delivers Games to Int'l Market 
Practical SMD Rework 
FutureLogic receives Top Awards 
Quick & Simple Repairs #4
TechFest 11 Sees Bally Debut 
TOVIS - An Introduction to Digital Monitors 


May 2005 (low resolution)
May 2005 (high resolution)
Latest News 
Pulse Generator 
NIGA 2005 Show Report 
Random Ramblings - Part 3 
FutureLogic Promotes Nick Micalizzi 
Quick, Simple Repairs #3 
Bally Alpha Operating System & M-9000 Cabinet 
TOVIS - An Introduction to Digital Monitors


April 2005 (low resolution)
April 2005 (high resolution)
AmEx Continues Successful Run 
FutureLogic Expands Phoenix Plant 
Tovis Digital Monitors - Part 4 
TransAct Receives Patent Notice
SUZO-Happ Controls Merger 
Unicum Goes Far East 
Testing Power Supplies 
Quick, Simple Repairs #2 


March 2005 (low resolution)
March 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Coin Comparators 
IGT Taps FutureLogic 
Random Ramblings 
ICE Show Report 
Ainsworth Announces Proposed Merger 
Quick, Simple, Repairs 
TOVIS An Introduction to Digital Monitors - Part 3 


February 2005 (low resolution)
February 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Using Excel for Inventory Control 
AmEx 2005 - Ireland's Industry Event Of The Year! 
EELEX Shatters Record 
FutureLogic Couponing System 
Pull-itzer Prize
Heber Launches Integrated Video Controller 
TOVIS An Introduction to Digital Monitors - Part 2


January 2005 (low resolution)
January 2005 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Bally EVO Hybrid Reel Control Unit 
Transact Technologies Receives Patent 
FutureLogic Announces Agreement with Suzo 
Unicum introduces Systems in Progress at ICE 2005 
TOVIS - An Introduction to Digital Monitors 
TechFest 10 review 
Packed in ICE
GTECH Partners with Atronic/Gauselmann Group 
The Pull-Tab Theory of Slot Machines 


December 2004 (low resolution)
December 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Aristocrat DC Ballast 430946 and 430959 
Bulb, Be Gone! MCM Stocks LED Replacements for Incandescent Lamps 
The Big, The Bad and The Bonus - Part 5 of 5 
Heber at EELEX 
UNICUM Joins Microsoft 
EELEX Experiences Further Growth 
Job Descriptions, Testing and Training 
New Products From Asahi Seiko 
FutureLogic GEN2 VST Printer Wins Award 
What A Rush! - Inrush Current Limiting 


November 2004 (low resolution)
November 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Next Gen Test Fixture 
Unicum Opens Office in Yekaterinburg 
TechFest 10 Slated for Las Vegas 
G2E Show Coverage 
JCM Introduces New Bill Validator 
The Big, The Bad and The Bonus - Part 4
Vertically Challenged 


October 2004 (low resolution)
October 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
JFET input Op Amps - PLUS - Norton Amplifiers 
Coin Mechanisms Inc. Celebrates 35th Anniversary 
TechFest 10 Slated for Las Vegas 
New Ithaca® Brand Epic 950 Gaming Printer 
The Big, The Bad and The Bonus - Part 3 
Introducing Microcoin 
Heber at G2E 
Waffle Technology 
You're Grounded! 


September 2004 (low resolution)
September 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial
Williams Bill Acceptor Interface Board 
Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lighting 
Opto Devices 
High Speed Diodes 
Atronic Systems Progressive Products at G2E 
Unicum Introduces Adventures in Ukraine 
Bally Taps Colwell as Director 
Russian Regional Operators Conference 
Better Connected 
Darlington Transistors 


August 2004 (low resolution)
August 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial
Atronic Cashline 
A Pleasant Time in San Diego 
Bally Hopper Control Board - Part 2 - Build a Test Fixture 
Understanding Harmonic Suppression Systems 
Slot Tech Magazine Visits Russia - Part 2 - UNICUM Factory Tour and More 
The Best Laid Plans - Part 2 - The Big, The Bad and the Bonus


July 2004 (low resolution)
July 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Aristocrat - A Field Trip to Burlington, Ontario 
Bally Hopper Control Board  Monitor Repair and More! 
The Best Laid Plans . . . 
Slot Tech Magazine Visits Russia - Part 1 - Unicum and WMS join to release Bluebird in Russia  Gamesman Casino Range Push Button Products 
Happ Controls Aquired by Pfingsten Partners 
Revolutionary New Touch Technology from 3M 


June 2004 (low resolution)
June 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Introduction To AC Coin Video Slots 
Voltage Comparators 
TechFest 9 Sold-Out! 
Machine Door Open 
PAR Excellance - Part V 
Coin Mechanisms Defender Approved In All Gaming Jurisdictions 
RFID Tags on Slot Machine Keys Avoid Costly Shutdowns and Re-keying 
Unicum Announces 24 New Slot Machines 

Atronic @ NIGA 

May 2004 (low resolution)
May 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial
Amber Coast Casino
Encoders and Decoders 
Broaden Your Vision at GTI EXPO 2004 
Gary Platt Offers "Royale Treatment" to Customers 
Show Snaps - NIGA 2004 
PAR Excellence - Improving your Game - Part IV 
Big Impact From Big Reel 
Supervisory/Leadership Certification Program 
STELLA Pulls the Finger Out at the Spanish Market in Torremolinos! 
Operator Forum Attracts Forward-Thinking Professionals From across Europe 
Global’s GI and GII Currency Validator Stacker 
Coin Mech Supports Casino's Power to Choose 
Transact Extends Its Line of Thermal Printers With the Launch of 850-V
Heber Announces Appointment


April 2004 (low resolution)
April 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Introduction to Mikohn Gaming's "Yahtzee" 
Yet Another Article on Monitor Repair 
PAR Excellance Part 3 
Slot Tech News 
CASHCODE READY FOR NEW CANADIAN $100 BILLS 
LOREX SECURITY PRODUCTS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH MCM 
Gamesman Brand Products by Coin Mechanisms Inc. - Flexi GameMech 4000 
Slot Tech Show Review TechFest 8 Clinton, IA 
Building and Using a Curve Tracer 
TechFest 9 - Minneapolis, Minnesota 


March 2004 (low resolution)
March 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
My Visit to IDX or How I Spent My Christmas Vacation in the USA 
Bally S6000 Part 3 
PAR Excellance Part 2 
New Location Gives ICE 2004 Extra Edge! 
Presentation Of Award To Be Highlight Of Ireland's 25th Coin-Op Expo 
Loaded to Death 
TechFest 8 - Clinton, Iowa TechFest 9 - Minneapolis, Minnesota 


February 2004 (low resolution)
February 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
IDX and Osborne Coinage
Bally S6000 Part 2 
PAR Excellance: Improve Your Edge 
GameMech 6000 Micro-Mech 
GLI Australia Granted First-Ever Testing Facilities License in New South Wales 
MCM Adds to Gaming Lineup With New Products & Services 
FutureLogic Opens 11,000 Sq. Ft. Distribution Center in Las Vegas to Serve Gaming OEMs Worldwide
 IGT Taps Microcoin QL 
GSA Submits Best of Breed & S2S Standards for Review 
Writing the Book - In Support of Technical Writers 
Vic Fortenbach Visits WIGC 
TechFest 8 - Clinton, Iowa TechFest 9 - Minneapolis, Minnesota 


January 2004 (low resolution)
January 2004 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Slot Technical Department 
Global's GI and GII Currency Validator 
Bally S6000 Part 1 
Virtual Reels? Physical Reels? Just the Real Truth 
Gamesman Specialty Push Button Products
Densitron Presents ConnectBus®-II 
Introducing CVD  Computer-Based Communication and Training System 
It?s H.O.T. - Understanding the Horizontal Output Transistor 
TechFest 8 - Clinton, Iowa TechFest 9 - Minneapolis, Minnesota 


December 2003 (low resolution)
December 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Six-Point Inspection 
FutureLogic Appoints Nick Micalizzi 
Slot Machine Volatility Index 
Building and Testing Test Fixtures   - PLUS - Manual SENET Emulator
TechFest 7 Review 
Video B+ 
Slot Tech Training at Camel Rock Casino 
Gamesman Brand Products by Coin Mechanisms, Inc.
MEI Bill Acceptor Employed in State-of-the-Art Casino 
TechFest 8 - Clinton, Iowa | TechFest 9 - Minneapolis, Minnesota 


November 2003 (low resolution)
November 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial
TRAINING: Different Sites, Different Procedures 
Embedded Microprocessor Designs 
Super Little Hopper 
Ithaca Introduces Two-Color Thermal Printing 
Connectors - Part 2
Sync Me! - Monitor Synchronization 


October 2003 (low resolution)
October 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
The Big Boss - Philosophical Ravings From the Great White North
Connectors - Part 1 
WMS Gaming Debuts New Gaming Platform at G2E 
TechFest 7 in Atlantic City 
FutureLogic Announces Gen2 Printer 
IDX Simplifies Coin Programming With XactDataTM Coin Selectors 
Global Gaming Expo 
WMS Power Supply Repair 


September 2003 (low resolution)
September 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Tool Belts Pouches, Belts, and Compartments 
New Banknote Acceptor Cuts Upgrade Time 
Coin Mechanisms Enters Into Agreement With Summitech 
Transact Launches Industry's First Jam-Resistant Bezels 
Borgata and MEI Executives 
Slot Tech Training at Table Mountain Casino 
Money Controls to Demonstrate New WACS 5 and USB Products at G2E 
Quartermillion$, New Cash for Life and Saturday Night Live Titles Lead Bally's G2E List 
Introduction to Stepper Motors 
TechFest 7 Atlantic City, NJ 
International View
Kimble Debuts SPEED PCB 
Vertical Deflection Circuits - part 4 How Ceronix Does It 


August 2003 (low resolution)
August 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Jackpots & Machine Inspection 
Memory 
Atronic Presents: The Sign of Zodiac 
Money Controls Hits the Road With New SR5i Coin Acceptor - plus - Money Controls in Asia 
Dion's Corner 
Happ Controls Releases 2004 Gaming Products Catalog
TechFest 7 TechFest 7 TechFest 7 Atlantic City, NJ - October 21, 22, 23 2003 
International View 
Vertical Deflection Circuits - part 3 


July 2003 (low resolution)
July 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
A Day in the Life 
Putting a PAR Sheet in Excel 
Monitor Repair Class in Fallon, Nevada 
Southern Gaming Summit Report 
Slot Tech Visits 3M Touch Systems 
Coin Mechanisms Promotes Hoehne 
International View 
TechFest 7 - Atlantic City 
Vertical Deflection - Part 2 
Spare Parts Helper - Ceronix 
Press Release Ignites BV Controversy 


June 2003 (low resolution)
June 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Service Reports 
Tiny Logic 
Without Comment 
Entropy International Introduces New End Caps 
What Kind of Training, Son? Aaaarmy Training, Sir! 
Kortek Confusion Cleared 
Got That Shaky Feeling?
International View 
She’s a Winner After All 
Vertical Deflection 


May 2003 (low resolution)
May 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
The Big Project Continues 
Atronic One Of Top 100 Employers in Europe
What?s NTE got that I can?t give you? Substituting Replacement Components 
IGT Selects Money Controls' Condor Plus for New Gaming Platform 
When Horizontal Drive Goes Bad or the most interesting tale of why you've just blown twenty bucks worth of horizontal output  transistors in the last hour 
International View
JCM Beats Competition in Head-to-Head Test 
Summit, LTD. Open House 
What Am I Looking At? The Philosophy of Using an Oscilloscope to Interpret Waveforms 


April 2003 (low resolution)
April 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Mikohn Progressive Programming 
LM2984 Microprocessor Power Supply System 
JCM American Enters Into Agreement With Tovis Co., LTD. 
TechFest 6 Review 
International View 
Kortek Digital Monitor
Touch International Introduces CGT 
CMS Declares SR Series a Winner 
AmEx 2003 Ireland's International Gaming and Amusement Industry Event 

Not a "Beau Plug"

March 2003 (low resolution)
March 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
The Big Project 
The Lost Carpet of Atlantis 
Fluorescent Lamp Circuits Used In Gaming 
Optimizing Slot Asthetics While Keeping Costs to a Minimum 
Cashcode announces BackLoad SM
Slot Tech Magazine's Hometown Plays Host to TechFest 5 
International View 
An e-motional Experience Most Successful ICE Show Ever For ATRONIC 
ICE 2003 Show Review 
A Utility Tech, What?s That? 


February 2003 (low resolution)
February 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
IGT S+ Conversion to Barcrest 
End of Life Issue Last Call for Kortek KT1703V Series and KT2003N Series Monitors 
Who's Your PAL? Programmable Arrayed Logic 
Inside IGT's New Advanced Video Platform 
Slot Tech Magazine Visits Kortek Factory  International View 
DUREL Introduces Powerful New Electroluminescent Lamp Drivers 
Intelligent Comparitor Wiring Guide 
X-Ray Protection in Monitors 
TechFest 6 Planned for Mt. Pleasant, Michigan


January 2003 (low resolution)
January 2003 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Sigma Select Series Reel Games 
A-17951-01 Williams Meter Board Test Fixture 
Atronic Earns Gaming Product Awards 
Money Controls Expands Gaming Range for ICE 2003
New Gaming CRT Touchmonitors from Elo TouchSystems 
New StarPoint Push Button Connector is Fast and Foolproof 
ICE 2003 Floor Plan 
Quality and Quantity Underpin ICE 2003 
ICE 2003 Exhibitor List 
International View 
Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part 10
When Test Instruments Lie 
TechFest 5 Planned for San Diego, California - TechFest 6 Planned for Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 


December 2002 (low resolution)
December 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Introduction to Konami Video Slots 
Fuses Don't laugh . . . There is a lot to be said about fuses.
Money Controls Announces Website 
A word to Management - John Green on employee relationships
TechFest 4 Sold-Out in Minnesota A brief look at the event 
ATRONIC at EELEX 2002 
ICE 2003 Preview 
Kortek Replacement Chassis Offered 
International View 
Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part 9 
Horizontal Deflection 
TechFest 5 Planned for San Diego 


November 2002 (low resolution)
November 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Understanding the Video Clear/Set Procedures 
Job Description: Slot Tech - What is your job description? Compare and contrast with others 
Bringing TouchScreens Back From the Dead 
Atronic Technical Services Hit the Road in Europe 
Seiko Instruments Introduces Industry-First Vertical Printer for Cashless Gaming Machines 
Kortek Customer Notification from Casinotech - Bad Opto-Isolator Causes Blooming, Blackouts 
Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part 8 
International View 
CI Innovations Offers High Efficiency Replacement for Flourescent Lamps in Slot Machines 
Understanding Opto-Isolators 


October 2002 (low resolution)
October 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Understanding the Clear/Set Procedures 
Repairing Power Supplies 
TechFest 3 Report
Global Gaming Expo Show Report 
Starpoint at G2E 
One Million Bill Validators for JCM 
TransAct Announces Thermal Printer With Extended Memory
More G2E Snapshots 
C-C-Cold Cathode Lights The Way To Brighter Slots 
Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part 7 
International View 
Introduction to Digital Electronics - Part 2 
Phil the Filter Capacitor The Story of an Electrolytic Gone Bad
TechFest 4 Scheduled for Minnesota 


September 2002 (low resolution)
September 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Bally 7-05 Main Upgrade 
Have Fun or You're Fired! 
Acres Launches NexGen - Touch Screen
MEI CASHFLOW SC66 Technology Review 
Atronic Announces "Inspiring Depth" At G2E 
A Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part six of a multi-part guide to UK fruit machines 
SOT-23 Case Devices - Damn! Those Things Are Small. 
A Look At Gaming Lighting from a Thin & Cool Perspective 
Introduction to Electroluminescent Lamp Technology 
Introduction to Digital Electronics - Part 2 
TechFest 4 Scheduled for Minnesota 


August 2002 (low resolution)
August 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Condor CN130 
California's Smallest Casino 
A Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines  Part five of a multi-part guide to UK fruit machines 
These Two Guys Go Into a Casino . . . 
Manufacturer's Notes from IDX 
International View - Gaming news from Europe and the world 
The DBV-145/200 Power Supply in a Nutshell 
Introducing Sencore's HA2500 Horizontal Analyzer - Part 2 
Making sense of SENET 
Introduction to Digital Electronics 
TechFest 3 (Las Vegas) & TechFest 4 (Minnesota)


July 2002 (low resolution)
July 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Swinging Jeannie - Doesn't she get dizzy in there? 
A Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part four of a multi-part guide to UK fruit machines 
Atronic exceeds projected sales goals at NIGA 2002 
Ithaca's New Model 850 and 860 Printers to be showcased at Global Gaming Expo 
Bally Appointments 
International View Gaming news from Europe and the world 
Sigma Monitors - Quick Fixes 
Monitor Repair Log - Quick fixes for Ceronix, Sigma & others
Introducing Sencore's HA2500 Horizontal Analyzer - Solve tricky horizontal problems without letting the smoke out 
Datasheets - How to interpret what they tell you about a component 
TechFest 3 (Las Vegas) & TechFest 4 (Minnesota) 


June 2002 (low resolution)
June 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Tools of the Trade - Bart Holden's favorites - Which are yours? 
Summit Gaming's Open House - Billings, Montana Manufacturer hosts mini TechFest for local operators. 
WMS Gaming issues Certified Supplier Award to Coin Mechanisms, Inc. 
A Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part three of a multi-part guide to UK fruit machines 
TransAct Technologies Joins AG&E 
The Continuing Adventures of Test Fixture Development
SGS 2002 Showcases Television Themed Slots - Report from the Southern Gaming Summit 
International View - Gaming news from Europe and the world. 
Great G2E Gadgets for Slot Techs - The Saga Continues - Things to see from JCM 
Omniview - As the name says, view it all with Omniview 
Common Problems in the WBA Power Supply - A pictorial essay on power supply failure and repair 
Someone to Watch Over Me - Security from security's POV
NIGA Show Report from Slot Tech Magazine's hometown of San Diego, California 
TechFest III 


May 2002 (low resolution)
May 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial - Letter bomb or fan mail? 
Homemade Comparitor Air Balancing - A cheap and dirty test fixture you can build. 
A Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part two of a multi-part guide to UK fruit machines 
Olson's Repair Log - Some symptoms and solutions, mostly on monitors 
TechFest III - Schedule and enrollment form 
International View - Gaming news from Europe and the world. 
G2E to Feature Latest Tech Gadgets - Things to see from Sencore and Coin Mechanisms, Inc.  I
Introduction to Microprocessors - Understanding test fixture design 
Feeling Insecure? -Understanding the secure-count hopper 
Blanking - Prevent unsightly vertical retrace lines with blanking. -- It's vitamin enriched! 


April 2002 (low resolution)
April 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial - When is a TechFest, NOT a TechFest? 
J4 Virus Disables Bill Validator - An interesting problem in a Tabasco machine 
Problem Solving - Kevin Noble waxes poetic about his approach to things 
A Plumber's Guide to Fruit Machines - Part one of a multi-part guide to UK fruit machines 
Not With My Cat, You Don?t! - (Or I couldn?t think of snappy title for a piece on CVTs) 
Introducing CashCode's - Multi-width Bill Validator 
International View - Gaming news from Europe and the world. 
Standing Ovation! - Happ Controls sparkles with new slot topper 
Test Fixture Design - Part two of a multi-part feature on DIY test fixtures 
Dion's Corner - Odyssey weirdness and other stuff
AmEx Show - Ireland - Snaps from the Irish show. 
Introduction to the Oscilloscope - Part 2 - This month, it's the horizontal sweep and triggering sections in the conclusion of this two part series 


March 2002 (low resolution)
March 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Developing Your Inner Slot God - From the author of "A Slot Tech's Prayer" - Do I detect a theme, here?
Cheat Sheets - (My Extended Memory)
Meet Roman Czubak - Austrian Gaming Industries
Nifty 50 Debut - A dedicated, 25 quid machine 
Gaming Management Courses Offered by UNR Courses offered in Reno, Las Vegas and San Diego 
Test Fixture Project - First of a series on building a dynamic test fixture 
CashCode Sizzles at ICE - BV manufacturer reports overwhelming success at London show 
ICE Report - From the world's gaming show 
Spoo? What is Spoo? 
International Scene - Gaming news from Europe and the world. 
Introduction to the Oscilloscope - What is it? How does it work? What can you do with it?
WIGC Show Coverage - Western Indian Gaming Conference 
Switching Regulator Power Supplies - Part 2 - Troubleshooting 


February 2002 (low resolution)
February 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Introducing the IDX Electronic coin validator 
EMI a Go-Go - Life is noisy, electronics are too 
Reel Women - Never underestimate the power of a woman - slot tech, that is 
International View - From Europe and the World
Introducing the Medeco® High Security Cabinet Locks
HK SHorts - Heater-to-cathode short? Put a long in it! 
Open Heater Circuit - When the heat goes off, so does the light
TechFEST II Sold Out! - Review of Techest II, held in Las Vegas 
Switching Regulator Power Supplies - Part 1 - Yes, Virginia. You can repair switchers 


January 2002 (low resolution)
January 2002 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Another Posessed Poker Game - Slot Tech writer Bart Holden is cursed (blessed?)  with another interesting poker machine failure 
Mikohn's Casino Link - Part 2 - Troubleshooting tips for Casino Link 
Thermal Printer Failures - Preparing for the risk 
Complex Peripherals and Netplex - Evesdrop on your slot machine with the communications analyzer.
Atronic at ICE - At the ICE 2002 Atronic International will present a wide range of new games, accessories and signage. 
Bally Gaming and Systems to Showcase 29 Slot Titles at ICE Trade Show in London 
WMS Gaming Selects Coin Mechanism?s MC-40 for Use in Slot Machines 
DEFENDER Series offers the highest level of security yet offered for non-optically marked coins 
International Scene - Gaming news from Europe and the world. 
Flyback Derived Power Supplies - If you work on monitors, you need to know this stuff. 
Understanding Linear Power Supplies - This month, it's voltage regulation in the conclusion of this two part series 


December 2001 (low resolution)
December 2001 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Slot Doors and Slot Gods - A closure error that may suprise you 
Mikohn's Casino Link - Kevin Noble introduces us to Casino Link in part one of a two part series. 
Suicide in SENet - Digital repair is, well, er . . . Logical! 
TechFest II Information - Enrollment form for the January 9th - 11th event. For Slot Techs Only! 
That Feeling of Rejection - Coin rejection can be caused by many things
Dion's Corner - Coin-In Time Out, confused buttons and More 
Low Voltage Equals High Brightness - Understanding the relationship between cathode voltage and electron gun emission 
Understanding Linear Power Supplies - Power supply failure is commonplace. Learn how they work in part one of this two part  series 


November 2001 (low resolution)
November 2001 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Common Machines Problems, Solutions and Repairs - A general guide to common machine and system failures.
Bar Code Coupons and Paper Tokens 
Tech Tips from Sky City - A couple of quick tips for Kristel monitor repair and Atronic button boards.
Seven Keys to the Successful Slot Floor - What are the secrets? Here are seven keys for opening the door to profits. 
JCM Introduces Pocket Guides - More over, nerd-pak. Add another pocket guide to your bulging breast pocket.
IGT - Par Sheets and PROMs - The Slot Tech Forum is a great way to get answers to your technical questions. 
TechFest II Information - Enrollment form for the January 9th - 11th event. For Slot Techs Only! 
Performance and Politics - A Slot Tech Opinion piece from industry veteran Frank Sutter 
Patriotism Shows at G2E - The premier G2E event was a knockout show.
Future Watch - Things shown at G2E that you'll see in future editions of Slot Tech Magazine.
Video - What is it, exactly? What does a monitor do with it, once it gets it? 
Slot Tech Electronics 101 - An introduction to electronics. 


October 2001 (low resolution)
October 2001 (high resolution)
Editorial 
It's All Your Fault - Understanding ESD - Electrostatic Discharge 
TechFest, 2001 a Hit! - TechFest II planned for January, 2002 
Diverters and Bench Repairs - Two, totally unrelated subjects . . . 
New Millenium of IGT Diagnostics - New diagnostics make slot repair more accurate and faster 
TechFest II - 3 Days of technical presentations for slot techs 
Troubleshooting Through Signal Injection - This tricky repair procedeure may be just the trick for you.
Interviewing Bliss - How do you interview prospective employees? John Green tells us how he does it. 
Key Control - Locking key rings may be the answer 
Check Your Chips - Loose bits sink chips. Verification is the key to program integrity.  J
CM's "Sentry" - A new concept in BV technology. 
Repair Log - Kevin Noble keeps a repair log. Do you? 
Transformers, Transformers, Transformers Everywhere! - Iron core or ferrite core, we find transformers in many systems. 
Golden Acorn, Overwhelmed! - The best laid plans of mice and men . . .


September 2001 (low resolution)
September 2001 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Slot Tech Magazine Visits Asahi Seiko 
Way Above PAR - Understanding PAR sheets -plus- Stepper Motor Theory 
Dion's Corner - A mixed bag of tricks 
Poly Fuses - This fairly new gizmo makes its way into slot machines
TechFest, 2001 Sold Out! - Plans underway for TechFest II 
Hopper Chaos - Yet another in a seemingly never-ending series on hoppers. Will the madness ever stop? 
DBV Bezel Repair for IGT S Plus games
Kristel Monitors - Introducing a midwest monitor manufacturer 
JCM Validators on the Floor - Tips and tweaks - How to diagnose and repair on the floor
Shotgun! - There are many ways to repair electronics 
Swaptronics Controversy - To swap or not to swap? That is the Question. 
Life is a game of chance. - One man's plea to join the men and women of the gaming industry 


August 2001 (low resolution)
August 2001 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Above PAR - Understanding PAR sheets and virtual stops 
Dion's Corner - Wake-up Sleepy BVs - I/O Boards - CDS system  Incandescent Lamps and Player Panels - Incandescent life expectancy and LED replacements 
The Zener Diode - A most unconventional diode
Keno Light Pens - Troubleshooting and Repair 
TechFest 2001 Schedule of Events
SDS Reports - Are you using your SDS reporting system to its fullest? 
Understanding Coin Hoppers - Part IV - The final chapter in Frank Sutter's coin-hopper Odyssey 
Blow Away CRT Failures - CRT testing and yes, even CRT repair with Sencore's CR7000 
Ordinary Looking Man - The old adage is true - NEVER judge a book by its cover 
On the Job - Slot Tech Magazine writer Scott Reynolds is back with an update on his first few months as a slot tech. 


July 2001 (low resolution)
July 2001 (high resolution)
Editorial 
Introduction to Electrolytic Capacitors - Introducing a component that is a common failure item 
Electrolytic Capacitors and ESR - More about electrolytics and this most critical  measurement of a capacitor's health 
Jammin' with Chris Hunt - Quick Fixes for Gaming Monitors
Unlock the Mystery of Monitor Troubleshooting - B+ is the Key (Pt. II) - The most important measurement you can make is the B+ 
Comparitor Repair for Floor Techs - What to do with your boxes of bad comparitors.
Lightning Strikes but You Can Strike Back! - Are you ready for this year's electrical storms? 
Using SDS Reports to Aid Troubleshooting - Are you using your slot data system to its fullest? 
Introducing the JCM Intelligent Bezel - Speeding through BV triage with the help  of a smart bezel for WBA. 
Introducing Wholesale Electronics - Electronics specialists for the casino industry 
Slot Tech Magazine Visits Si Redd - Chatting about service with the founder of IGT and the Father of Video Poker 
Understanding Coin Hoppers - Part III - More hopper maintenance and repair.
Removable Core Cam Locks - Ease the pain of losing a slot machine key


June 2001 (low resolution)
June 2001 (high resolution)
Introducing the MOSFET - Modern switching power supplies require transistors that are fast, fast, fast! 
Understanding Coin Hoppers - Part II 
Jammin' with Chris Hunt - Slot Tech Troubleshooting Tips 
IGT PE+ Constant door open signal 
IGT PE+ Missing or overdriven colors on monitor. 
IGT PE+ No progressive pulse going to the overhead. 
IGT PE+ Bar poker not crediting when fed with bills 
IGT S+ reel slot. Handle won't release when coin is inserted 
Cheap pot adjusting tool (good for adjusting CC series comparitors) 
PM Schedules and Logs
Preventative Maintenance - Keeping track of what needs to get done. 
Unlock the Mystery of Monitor Troubleshooting - B+ is the Key
Who Are the Best Techs?
Taking Bill Validator Repair to the Floor Everyone does BV repair. Here are some important tips 
Bill Validators and Preventative Maintenance  Sticking to a preventative maintenance schedule will enhance the performance of your bill validators. 
Show Report - Southern Gaming Summit  Snapshots from the show floor.


May 2001 (low resolution)
May 2001 (high resolution)
Take a TRIAC and Call Me in the Morning - Getting to know the thyristor family of solid-state switches. 
Understanding Coin Hoppers - Hopper maintenance and repair. 
How Monitors Work - Part II The Seven Sections - The second of a multi part series, this month featuring the seven sections of video slot  monitors. 
Replacement Parts For Slot Machines - We all want quality parts as inexpensively and quickly as possible.
Fill Checks in Detail - It falls on the slot tech to check on machines that have had multiple fills in a given period of time. 
Jammin' with Chris Hunt - Slot Tech Troubleshooting Tips 
CC33 Dollar comparitor accepting nickels & Quarters etc. 
Bally Gamemaker (all models) Bills will not enter Bill Validator Unit 
Bally Gamemaker will not come back on. 
IGT Touchscreen will not calibrate or calibration does not last 
IGT PE+ Video poker showing Coin-In Timeout on screen 
Power Harness or Roasted Marshmallow? - Toasty problems with an IGT S-Plus Upright slot machine 
Getting Down to Base-ic Repairs - Slot Machine Bases Need Fixing Too! 


April 2001 (low resolution)
April 2001 (high resolution)
Premier Issue
Editorial 
Swaptronics - Slot techs have one supreme advantage over technicians in most other disciplines of electronics: The easy ability to swap  modules between machines in order to determine where the problem lies. 
Understanding Diodes, Transistors and Other Semiconductors - Of all the basic skills and procedures in electronics, none is more important  than the ability to test parts like diodes and transistors. 
The Ambassador, the Slot Tech and You! - Trying to be in two places at once is pretty much standard operating procedure for a slot tech. So is constant contact with our customers, the gaming public. How well do you make the change from being the slot tech to being the ambassador of  your casino? 
How Does it Know? - A Touchscreen Primer 
Monitor Troubleshooting Flowchart - Run (don't walk) to your nearest photocopier, make a copy of this troubleshooting flowchart and staple it to  the wall of the shop. You'll be glad you did. 
How Monitors Work - The first of a multi part series, this month featuring the basics of how video slot monitors operate. 
Educational Update - Scott Reynolds shares his experiences as a slot tech student with Slot Tech Magazine
AWP Spotlight - From the land of fruit machines, Kinger! presents this month's program updates and improvements. 
Slot Tech Troubleshooting Tips 
IGT I-games | Problem: Excessive coin-out time outs  IGT Addams family | Problem: Screen Locking up during play 
Looking for a replacement for a Japanese transistor? Low on your stock of electrolytic capacitors? This month's contact sheet is for electronic component distributors.