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Force I/O Board

Replacement

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I/O Board Replacement Instructions

QTY PART 

DESCRIPTION 

SA10068-XX   I/O BOARD 

MW1507-01 

 I/O BOARD MOUNTING BRACKET 

EC0338-01 

 I/O POWER HARNESS 

EC0094-01 

 USB I/O CABLE 

HW4206 

 SCREWS, ¼” 

HW4367 

SCREWS, 1” (UPRIGHT ONLY) 

EC0339-01 

 CALIBRATION/SETUP METER ADAPTER HARNESS 

HW6054 

 NYLON SPACERS (UPRIGHT ONLY) 

HW8852 

 CABLE CLAMP (CLASSIC AND ELITE GAMES ONLY) 

EC0180-01 

 USB EXTENSION CABLE (ELITE ONLY) 

EC0340-01 

 AC POWER HARNESS (VIBE ONLY) 

HW8811 

 TIE WRAP (VIBE ONLY) 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

J6 

POWER 

CONNECTOR 

J1 

COIN ACCEPTOR 

(CANADIAN GAMES) 

J2 

METER 1  

(COIN DROP) 

J5 
USB FROM 

MOTHERBOARD 

J3 

COIN ACCEPTOR 

(US GAMES) 

J7

BILL ACCEPTOR

(US GAMES)

J11 

REMOTE CALIBRATE/SETUP 

CONNECTION 

FROM OSD BOARD 

SECURITY KEY 

JP7

JUMPER FOR 

COIN MECH

J19 

METER 2  

(TOURNAMAXX) 

FIGURE 1 - NEW I/O BOARD

Follow the instructions for your cabinet.

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CONTENTS:

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1.

Turn off and unplug the game.

2.

Unlock and open the rear door.

3.

Unlock and remove the coin box
or coin box/bill acceptor assembly.

Force Classic

I/O BOARD

SCREWS  
SECURING  
I/O BOARD 
(4 PLACES) 

SECURITY 

KEY

FIGURE 2 - ORIGINAL I/O BOARD IN CLASSIC GAME

4.

Disconnect all of the harnesses from the
I/O board, noting their positions so that
you can connect them to the new board.
See Figure 2.

5.

Remove the 4 screws securing the  I/O
board and remove the I/O board from
the game.  See Figure 2.

6.

Install the provided metal mounting
bracket in the game where the original
I/O board was mounted and secure it
using the 4 screws removed in step 5

(one screw will now secure a provided
cable clamp as well

).  See Figure 3.

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FIGURE 3 - NEW I/O MOUNTING BRACKET IN CLASSIC GAME

7.

Line up the supplied fish paper on top of
the mounting bracket. Align the provided
I/O board on the fish paper, and secure
to the metal mounting bracket using the
4 provided screws. See Figure 4.

8.

Locate the meter harness already in the
game, then locate the free 6-pin connec-
tor on this harness. Connect this 6-pin
connector to its mating connector on the
provided EC0339 harness (see Figure 4).

MOUNTING 

BRACKET

SCREWS SECURING 
MOUNTING BRACKET 
(4 PLACES) 

CABLE 

CLAMP

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13. Locate the SA0226 DC power harness

already in the game, then locate the free
4-pin con-nector on this harness.  Con-
nect this 4-pin connector to the provided
EC0338 harness.  Connect the other end
of the EC0338 harness to J6 on the new
I/O board. See Figure 4.

14. Disconnect the USB cable from the

motherboard. See Figure 4.  This cable
will not be reused. Connect  the mating
end of the supplied USB cable to the
USB connector on the motherboard, and
the other end to J5 on the new I/O board.
See Figure 4.

15. Replace and lock the coin box or coin

box/bill acceptor assembly.

16. Close and lock the rear door.

17. Plug in and turn on the game.

 

 

 

SCREWS SECURING I/O BOARD (4 PLACES) 

METER HARNESS CONNECTED  

TO EC0339 HARNESS 

EC0338 

HARNESS 

CONNECTED 

TO J6 ON 

I/O BOARD

USB 
CONNECTION 
AT J5 ON I/O 
BOARD  

MOTHERBOARD 
USB 

CONNECTION  

FIGURE 4 - NEW I/O BOARD IN CLASSIC GAME

9.

Connect the other connectors on the
EC0339 harness to J2 (meter 1), J11
(setup/calibrate), and J19 (meter 2 -
TournaMAXX, if applicable) on the new
I/O board. See Figure 1 for connector
locations.

10. Connect the appropriate coin and/or bill

acceptor harness(es) to the new I/O
board, using Figure 1 as a reference. Se-
cure harnesses under the cable clamp, if
necessary.

11. If your game has an Imonex coin mech,

remove  the shunt from JP7. If your game
does not have an Imonex coin mech,
make sure that the shunt is in place at
JP7. See Figure 1.

12. Remove the security key from the origi-

nal I/O board and install it in the key
socket on the new I/O board. Refer to
Figure 1.

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1.

Turn off and unplug the game.

2.

Unlock and open the rear door and the
cash door (the right door, if facing the
front of the game).

3.

Remove the 4 screws securing the I/O
board (see Figure 5) and remove the I/O

FIGURE 5 - REAR VIEW OF RADION GAME

Force Radion

board from the game as far as the cabling
will allow.  You may need to remove the
bezel in order to access the screws
securing the I/O board.  To do this, unlock
and remove the other side door and
remove the 7 screws securing the rear

bezel (see Figure 5).

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FIGURE 6 - SIDE VIEW OF RADION GAME

SCREWS 

SECURING 
REAR BEZEL  

(5 PLACES) 

USB PORT ON 
MOTHERBOARD 

SCREWS 

SECURING 

I/O BOARD 

(BOTH SIDES) 

 

SCREW 
SECURING 
REAR BEZEL  
(BOTH SIDES) 

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