Egret 2 Illumination Panel -- Different Versions?

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Egret 2 Illumination Panel -- Different Versions?

Post by cless » July 1st, 2016, 10:52 am

Ive been kind of oblivious to this until the other day, but i noticed that one of my Egret 2's has green/yellowish colorings on the illumination panel text and the other has a slightly different green with white coloring instead. Any idea if there were two different versions? Or is this probably something like sun/cleaning damage?

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Re: Egret 2 Illumination Panel -- Different Versions?

Post by Devil Soundwave » July 1st, 2016, 11:13 am

Could be either. They definitely made two different versions of coin slot, so you never know. Try and get a few pics from inside and outside on both machines for comparison.

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Re: Egret 2 Illumination Panel -- Different Versions?

Post by pubjoe » July 1st, 2016, 11:21 am

Backlight colour perhaps?

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Re: Egret 2 Illumination Panel -- Different Versions?

Post by zak » July 1st, 2016, 12:46 pm

There are definitely 2 colour variants :)

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Re: Egret 2 Illumination Panel -- Different Versions?

Post by cless » July 1st, 2016, 9:22 pm

Backlights are the same color. Pictures of the two types attached in case anyones curious. I assume the green and yellow is the later variation because the ones i got from taito tech before they ran out also had that color scheme.
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Re: Egret 2 Illumination Panel -- Different Versions?

Post by ChuChuFlamingo » July 4th, 2016, 7:04 pm

Looks like yellowing to me. Fluorescent light does fade stuff, just look at MVS mini marquees.

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Post by ArcadeSTG » July 4th, 2016, 9:06 pm

Mine is yellow too. I also think that in the non-yellow the color is faded out.
It is the same issue than in the Astro Cities, the pink colour of the illumination panel tends to fade out.
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Post by copados33 » July 5th, 2016, 5:07 am

ChuChuFlamingo wrote:Looks like yellowing to me. Fluorescent light does fade stuff, just look at MVS mini marquees.
Indeed, few E2's I have seen in my country (where these cabs can only be found on the worst conditions), I noticed that almost all of them had yellowed Illumination panels :mad: .

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Re: Egret 2 Illumination Panel -- Different Versions?

Post by monouchi » July 8th, 2016, 5:49 pm

There is only one ver. One of them is yellowed from heat/nicotine/age etc.

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Post by supergrafx77 » July 9th, 2016, 12:30 am

monouchi wrote:There is only one ver. One of them is yellowed from heat/nicotine/age etc.
That's what I suspected.
It would make sense that some of the last NOS stock of EII illumination panels from Taito Tech were yellow due to just merely age/sitting on the shelf at Taito Tech for years on end.
I can't stand looking at the yellow on mine.
It reminds me of pee. But that goes for anything made of white plastic that has become gross **** yellow over time.
It would be such a fine day if/when some craftsman/entrepreneur can reproduce these.
The blank NOS one for the high price on ebay could serve as a perfect mold for such a en-devour or some kind fella's spare? :think:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Egret-2-3-Atomi ... SwkEVXF9wy
And perhaps a different plastic that does not yellow over time could be used? :penser:

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