AMOA Regional Tech School Synopsis

This is a sample synopsis from a previous tech school. Specific information on future Tech Schools may vary. 

Program Synopsis 

Jukebox Tech Sessions 
Presenter: TouchTunes

  • Best Practices in Jukebox Installs
  • Quality Wiring Speaker and Network
  • Speaker Placement and Coverage
  • Mono vs. Stereo
  • Speaker Coverage Area
  • Subwoofers
  • Equalizing Everything Out
  • DBSpl Meter
  • Multi-Zone
  • Troubleshooting/What to Look For
  • Audio
  • Ground Loops and isolators
  • Speaker and wiring and impedance
  • Verify Audio Cat5’s
  • Hard drive age

 Presenter: AMI Entertainment

  • Speaker Installation
  • Equalizing Everything Out
  • Setting Up Network WiFi
  • Troubleshooting/What To Look For
  • Setting Connectivity to Promo Features
  • Music Filters

Crane Tech Session
Presenter: Tommy Hendley, AMOA Operator

  • Setting to right price/voltage, setting to pay right amount
  • How to String a Claw – HANDS ON!
  • Checking Wires for Breaks
  • Troubleshooting/Common Issues
  • Mechanical Function and Alignment of motor and gears

Payment Systems Tech Session
Presenter: Amusement Connect

  • Reading Pulse
  • Setting Up Room/Finding 12 Volts
  • WiFi Setup
  • Kiosk Setup
  • Backend Setup
  • Troubleshooting/Common Issues

Tech Session
Presenter: Banilla Games

  • Explain 36/28 Pin Harness
  • Value/Encouragement of restarting machine regularly and why
  • Use of volt meter to check electrical components
  • Wiring/Setup when putting game in a non-Banilla cabinet
  • Initial Troubleshooting a tech can do before calling tech support
  • Explanation of bill acceptor/printer setup

ATM Tech Session
Presenter: Venco Business Solutions

  • ATM 101 - Operations Overview
  • PCI Compliance Update
  • ATM Installation
  • Connectivity Options
  • Parts and Vault Codes
  • Troubleshooting
  • Best Practices

Pinball Tech Session
Presenter: Bob Burnham, AMOA Operator

  • Testing Coils
  • Flippers
  • Wires Not Connected
  • Nodeboards – Uploading software for different boards
  • How to Adjust Gamefield to Make it Harder or Easier
  • How to Look for Wearing Parts
  • Troubleshooting/Common Issues