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ATTENTION:

OBSERVE PRECAUTIONS FOR HANDLING ESD-SENSITIVE DEVICES

Removal/Installation of Major Assemblies -

    Ion Aurora

Troubleshooting Information - Removal/Installation of Major Assemblies -

Ion Aurora

Megatouch Ion Technical Reference Manual

Bill Acceptor Removal

1. Turn off and unplug the game.

2. Unlock the rear door and open if it is hinged, or remove if it is detachable.

3. Reach under the center of the top of the cover to locate the rotary draw latch (see Figure 1).  Turn

the wing on the latch counterclockwise to disengage.

FIGURE 1 - ROTARY DRAW LATCH INSIDE TOP COVER

FIGURE 2 - SCREW IN CENTER OF BOTTOM COVER

4. Unscrew the screw located in the center of the bottom of the cover (see Figure 2). Slowly lift the

cover and disconnect the ground wire.

5. Disconnect the power cord from the power supply. Remove the wing nut securing the OSD board

and detach the board from the Velcro on the power supply bracket. Carefully set the OSD board
aside. See Figure 3.

FIGURE 3 - OSD BOARD

POWER SUPPLY 
CORD 

SCREW AND 
NUT SECURING 
OSD BOARD 

6. Remove the electronics tray by unscrewing the thumbscrew located in the middle of the rear of the

tray and sliding the tray out. See Figure 4.

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Removal/Installation of Major Assemblies -

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FIGURE 4 - REAR VIEW OF ELECTRONICS TRAY

8. Unlock and remove the cash bracket, if applicable. Pull out the bill acceptor magazine by pushing

in the blue button at the top of the acceptor and lifting the magazine up and out. See Figure 6.

BLUE BUTTON

BILL ACCEPTOR 

MAGAZINE

COIN BOX 

FIGURE 6 - CASH TOWER SECTION WITH BRACKET REMOVED

 

THUMBSCREW 
SECURING 
ELECTRONICS TRAY 

CONNECTORS CONNECTING

ELECTRONICS TRAY TO

GAME (3 PLACES)

FIGURE 5 - REAR VIEW OF GAME

9. Remove the coin box, if applicable, to access the bill acceptor screws, then remove the 4 screws

fastening the bill acceptor to the game (one on each side and two on the bottom). Carefully remove
the bill acceptor from the game. See Figures 6 and 7.

7. If applicable, disconnect the three black connectors (10-, 11- and 12-pin) connecting the electron-

ics tray to the game  in order to slide the tray out further (see Figure 5).  If your game does not have
these connectors, the harness is long enough to remove the tray.

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COPYRIGHT © 2007 MERIT ENTERTAINMENT

ATTENTION:

OBSERVE PRECAUTIONS FOR HANDLING ESD-SENSITIVE DEVICES

Removal/Installation of Major Assemblies -

Ion Aurora (cont’d)

Troubleshooting Information - Removal/Installation of Major Assemblies -

Ion Aurora

Megatouch Ion Technical Reference Manual

10. Disconnect the power connector (green/white/black wires) from the side of the bill acceptor. See

Figure 8.

POWER

CONNECTOR

FIGURE 8 - POWER CONNECTOR ON SIDE OF BILL ACCEPTOR

11. Remove the bill acceptor fill panel from the bill acceptor bezel. Remove the 4 screws securing the

bill acceptor bezel to the front of the bill acceptor. Screws are located above and beneath the
acceptor. Remove the bezel and the metal mounting plate underneath. See Figures 9 and 10.

SCREWS 

SECURING BILL 

ACCEPTOR TO 

GAME (4 PLACES)

FIGURE 7 - BILL ACCEPTOR WITH MAGAZINE REMOVED

BILL ACCEPTOR 

FILL PANEL

SCREWS SECURING 
BILL ACCEPTOR 
BEZEL TO FRONT 
OF BILL ACCEPTOR 
(4 PLACES) 

FIGURE 9 - FRONT VIEW OF BILL ACCEPTOR

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