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Everyone who owns an Atari color vector arcade game has had to repair their Wells-Gardner 19K6100 deflection board, and replace its “bottlecap” chassis transistors, at some point – often more than once. Everyone from desperate collectors to Atari Games themselves has tried different changes, hacks, and add-ons to the 19K6100…

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Our theory is that the most common reason why deflection boards go out is because heat kills the bottle cap transistors mounted to the Wells Gardner 6100 monitor case.  What a terrible design!  We've completely changed it.  Read on! I'm happy to announce that we have been busy developing and…

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Why do these Wells Gardner 6100 vector deflection boards burn up?  1980 was a long time ago--can't we do better?  Yes we can! We have been busy developing and testing an improved version of the Wells Gardner 6100 deflection board. (With much appreciation to Jerry and Johnny for keeping our…

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