Star Trek 25th. Anniversary Edition pinball, produced by Data East in 1991.
This has the functional “transporter” feature in the backglass, which is a very cool toy.
Note: The display / speaker panel has been signed by William Shatner.
Note: The photo galley shows the CPU missing. I have the original and that is what will ship with the pin.
The asking price is based on the pin being refurbished to “Collectors Quality” condition.
The photos in the gallery, at present, show the pin in it’s current condition.
Major work that will be done on this unit as follows:
Cabinet will be stripped, and sanded down to wood. All body repairs will be completed, then unit will be primed, then block sanded with 1000 grit.
The base coat will then be applied. Once dry, a new set of top quality decals will be laid down, with cut-outs around the legs, and edges, which will prevent future decal rippling.
All the metal will be sandblasted, and powder coated; I’m thinking Silver, but if your ordering the pin, choose your own color.
The playfield will be stripped bare, topside and underside. Then it will have the old yellowed and scratched Mylar remove. Finally it will receive 4 layers of 2-part automotive clear coat. Protected forever after.
The existing translite is damaged, and will be replaced.
All the electronics will be updated, and many old connectors, and capacitors changed, so the unit is reliable.
All playfield metal parts, such as posts, will be polished in a tumbler with a special medium, for over 1 week; end result, they will look new.
All mechanical components will be disassembled, cleaned, and rebuilt to original specifications.
A new playfield plastic set, along with select decals will be installed.
New LED dot matrix player score display will be installed, making the high voltage generation section obsolete, greatly improving reliability.
All #47 & #555 bulbs will be changed to color matching 2-SMD frosted, high intensity Comet brand. All back box bulbs will usually be cool AKA natural white. Likewise, most all playfield General Illumination (GI) will also be Cool White. Unlike Warm White, which has a red hue, cool white is pure white, and will illuminate the playfield much better.
A new sheet of tempered playfield glass will be installed.
Basically, everything you read about under “The Restoration Process”, which is broken into 3 parts (Board Sets-Playfield-Cabinet) will be done to this pin.
Specialty: Mechanical Backbox Animation
Notable Features: Flippers (2), Pop bumpers (3), Slingshots (2), 4-bank drop targets (2), Multiball (3 ball), Automatic Plunger, Swinging Target, Kick-out Saucer, Ramp diverter. Mechanical backbox animation (Patented “Transporter Effect”, using a moving double layer of semi-transparent pictures.)
Production: 4,400 units
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All pricing is subject to change, due to exchange rate fluctuations.
Call 306-955-6636 to inquire.