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Stern Bootflash U7 EPROM $8F2E


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This bootflash EPROM is for updating the sound OS to version 8 in Whitestar games from Lord of the Rings to before Nascar. Stern update bulletin. You only need this update if your game is having sound issues. 


Link to the Stern Bulletin:  http://www.sternpinball.com/upload/downloads/sb157.pdf

The Sound CPU Update Process

LotR shipped with version 3 of the sound operating system. You need to update it to version 8. To do this, you need a Bootflash ROM. This is a special ROM that can update the sound OS in the sound processor.

1) CAREFULLY remove original sound chip U7. This is an EPROM.

2) Replace it with the Bootflash 8 EPROM (checksum $8F2E)

3) Move jumpers J2, J3, J4 to the opposite positions.

4) Turn machine on. Wait until LED1 goes to continuous flashing, less than 5 mins.

5) Turn machine off.

6) Put J2, J3, J4 back where they were.

7) Repace U7 with your original sound chip. 

  • Model: SBFL8F2E
  • Shipping Weight: 0.1lbs
  • Manufactured by: Pinbits

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