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Old 12-18-2013, 12:41 AM
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Default Williams Pharaoh error System 7

When the game starts, it first displays 00:00 for the player:ball; the game then goes into attract mode and the score is cycled between blank and 2500000 for the scores...
When the start button is pressed, the ball out solenoid kicks the ball over... the player:ball lcd then blinks between 1 (the ball from the free game) and 30 ? No ball is ever kicked onto the launch ramp.

I have read the three available manuals serveral times (Instruction, Manual, and Rottendog Manual) and can't seem to figure out what this code means. It may be staring me in the face! but I don't know. Please HELP fearless community.

I have repaired this Pharaoh System 7 Williams machine in secret for my kids for xmas! Unfortunately the original boards were distroyed. I have replaced all the board except sound board with rottendog parts.
This game will run through the entire diagnostics (lights, solenoids,and switches) with out error.
The switches, particularly the three involved with starting ball placement all work properly.
[i have not connected the sound yet, boards are ready to be mounted but have not been done yet]
I have changed the game to free play mode.
I insert two balls, one into the loading position, the seconed into the ball out position, (third ball is captive in the upper play field).
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Old 12-18-2013, 11:39 AM
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have you tried calling rottendog tech support at (256)677-5300 about your error code problem?
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have you tried calling rottendog tech support at (256)677-5300 about your error code problem?
I called them! excellent suggestion THANK YOU!

They thought it was the ball loader switch (#39) but I tested it and it was working properly. I will be returning their call tomorrow per their request.
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> Make sure your dip switches are properly positioned for your game on the rottendog board, mpu/driver combo. Those can be misleading.

Binary is typically is read / calculated from right to left... the board DS3 dip switch block is labeled 1-8 from left to right; I was a dip s..t about my interpretation, Nuked it!

Thank you all!
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so it is working now?
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it is!

Turns out with my mistake i was loading firepower with an additional unused switch #1
I powered off removed the battery
Reset the switches to the proper alignment ( 1off 2off 3on 4off 5on 6off 7off 8off )
Powered on in Audit Mode.
While the game was still on, insert the battery.
Power off.
Drop the balls into the ball ramp.
Power the machine on.
JOY.
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