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Re: Breakout Question
05/28/15 05:55 AM


> I saw it happen, a few times. The person had a device that was used to light a gas
> jet on the stove, it worked by causing a spark to jump across a small gap, thus
> lighting the gas. By putting the device next to the coin slot, the spark would get
> into the electronics and sometimes award a game. It was just as likely to cause a
> crash though.

It's actually the electromagnetic pulse from the electrical current in the spark suddenly collapsing inducing a current in the game electronics. The longest lines will typically have the strongest signal induced in them. Ideally you'd only want to induce a signal in the coin switch lines.







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