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coin mech compatibility
« on: October 03, 2017, 04:38:23 am »
Hi all,
I'm looking for a comparator coin mechanism that is compatible to the standard coin door we found on the real arcade cabinets.

I see that there are several versions of the comparator mechanism, all of them looking more or less like this:
e.g. http://www.amusementdistributors.com/index.php?main_page=popup_image&pID=1030

As these models are very ugly :(
I wonder if either I can take them apart and attach the mechanism to a coin door (which I doubt it's a possible option)
or if I can buy a mech that is compatible with a standard coin door.

Thanks for your help!

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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2017, 04:42:01 am »
What do you call a standard coin door?

There are several.

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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2017, 04:58:32 am »
Something like this.


https://imgur.com/a/koL6O?

Are there different standards?

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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2017, 06:30:09 am »
Something like this.


https://imgur.com/a/koL6O?

Are there different standards?

There are several different types of coin door.

That looks like a IL mini coin door.
They use the 3.5 snap in mechs I believe but I have never seen a multi one if thats what you are after?

Ime no expert though so hopefully someone else will be able to offer something more solid :)

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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2017, 06:32:40 am »
or... does anybody sell coin doors with comparator mechanisms?

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coin mech compatibility
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2017, 07:00:37 am »
You can buy doors that fit the type of mech you listed above.

Like this one:


https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/products/Black-Coin-Door-With-Cut-Out.html

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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2017, 07:12:03 am »
right.. but it will still look very ugly to me.
I am trying to find something that looks like this https://imgur.com/a/koL6O?
but with a comparator mechanism.

* when I say 'that looks like this' I mean a big black metal door with a slot for the coin and a hole for retrieving the coin.
And it may have one or two coin slots, it doesn't really matter.

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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2017, 07:29:15 am »
Sorry I cant suggest anything.
But remember if you get a industrial mech you will need a means to program it!

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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2017, 11:25:00 pm »
or... does anybody sell coin doors with comparator mechanisms?
No arcade games ever used those.
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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2017, 07:43:18 am »
This one fits in normal coin mech slots

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Re: coin mech compatibility
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2017, 07:15:20 am »
I may not be understanding what the OP wants but based on his pictures it sounds like he wants a standard coin mech and door like this:

https://m.ebay.com/itm/Arcade-Pinball-game-two-entry-Coin-Door-Wells-Gardner-Style-Coin-Door-w-Mech-/332013784575

  
 

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