So, you’ve decked out your game room with a sleek pool table and some of the finest retro arcade games around. Cool, right? But what happens when these cherished pieces need a bit of tender loving care?
Enter Billiards N More’s pool table and arcade game repair service. We have over 15 years of experience in keeping your gaming gear in prime condition and two stores in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Every Game Room Gem Deserves Top-Tier Care
Imagine being ready to entertain friends with a round of 8-ball or a Pac-Man challenge, only to find your games in disrepair. Not ideal, right? Whether it’s a pool table repair, pool table maintenance, arcade game maintenance, or arcade game repair, we’ve got your back, and here’s why these services are crucial:
- Ensure Smooth Gameplay
- Preserve The Value Of Your Investment
- Prevent Further Damage & Expensive Repairs
Why Your Arcade Games & Pool Tables May Need To Be Repaired
Pac-Man got stuck in a never-ending maze? Space Invaders forever retaliating? Quite the fix, right? Here’s a glimpse into some common-type reasons arcade game equipment and pool tables might need some TLC now and again.
Arcade Video Games
- Malfunctioning Buttons Or Controls: Over time, the buttons or controls on arcade machines can become worn out or unresponsive and may need to be repaired or replaced.
- Screen Or Monitor Issues: The display screens or monitors in arcade machines can develop issues such as flickering, lines, or complete failure, requiring repairs.
- Power & Wiring Problems: Arcade machines rely on electrical systems for their operation, so if there are any issues with power supply, wiring, or connections, they may need to be fixed to ensure proper functioning.
- Coin Mechanisms Or Payment Systems: If the coin mechanisms or payment systems on arcade machines are not working correctly, they may need to be repaired or replaced to allow for accurate coin or token acceptance.
- Audio Problems: Sound is an integral part of the arcade experience, so if speakers, amplifiers, or audio boards are faulty, they may need maintenance or repair to restore optimal audio quality.
- Damaged Playing Surface: Pool tables may develop issues like tears, scratches, dents, or warping on their playing surface, which can affect the game’s quality. Maintenance or repairs may be necessary to restore a smooth and level playing area.
- Loose Or Broken Pockets: The pocket liners or rails on pool tables can become loose, detached, or broken, requiring repair or replacement to ensure proper ball containment during games.
- Unlevel Or Unstable Table: If a pool table is not level or stable, it can greatly impact gameplay. Regular maintenance may be needed to adjust and ensure the table is properly leveled and secured.
- Cue Stick Damage: Over time, cue sticks can become damaged or warped, affecting their performance. Repairs or replacements may be necessary to maintain optimal play.
- Ball Return Or Ball Retrieval Issues: If the ball return mechanisms or ball retrieval systems on pool tables are malfunctioning, it may impede gameplay. Maintenance or repairs may be required to resolve these issues.
How Often Do Arcade Games Need To Be Repaired
Here are some common types of arcade and pinball equipment and a rough estimate of how often they may need to be repaired:
Classic Arcade Games
- Buttons & Controls: These may need repairs or replacements every two to three years, depending on use and quality.
- Monitors Or Screens: Repairs may be required every three to five years to address issues like flickering, burn-in, or complete failure.
- Power Supply & Wiring: Regular inspection and maintenance can help prevent issues, but repairs may be needed every one to two years depending on use.
- Coin Mechanisms Or Payment Systems: These may require repairs or adjustments every one to two years to ensure accurate and reliable operations.
- Audio Components: Repairs may be needed every three to five years to address issues with speakers, amplifiers, or audio boards.
- Flippers & Bumpers: These parts often require maintenance or repairs every two to three years due to wear and tear.
- Playfield & Components: Depending on use and quality, repairs may be needed every three to five years to address issues like ball tracks, switches, or ramps.
- Electronics & Circuit Boards: Repair frequency varies, but they generally require attention every two to three years to address issues like malfunctions or faulty connections.
- Power Supply & Wiring: Regular inspection and maintenance are recommended, with repairs needed every one to two years on average.
Arcade Game PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards)
- Repair frequency largely depends on the specific game and use. Age, quality, and handling can also play a role.
- On average, PCBs may require repairs or replacements every two to five years, but this can vary significantly.
- Ticket Dispensing Mechanisms: These may need adjustments or repairs every one to two years to ensure proper ticket counting and dispensing.
- Coin & Ticket Acceptors: Maintenance may be needed every two to three years to address issues like jamming or misreading.
Your Next Level Starts Here
Ready to see your favorite retro games look and play their best? We’re here to catapult your gaming experience to vertiginous heights. Give us a call, swing by our Las Vegas stores, or just hop online — let’s restore the magic to your game room, without breaking the bank.