27.01.2023 - New SD Image (105) for BallyFA. corrected Roms for Goldball, added Speakeasy 4 player version
14.01.2023 - New hardware revision 1.3 of GottFA1_PluS, using a step-down controller instead of high voltage TL783 chip.
11.01.2023 - Williams MPU 'WillFA7' prototype in testing phase
06.01.2023 - DIY Altera FPGA dev board now available.
01.12.2022 - software update (v09) for EP2C5T144 FPGA tester (v03 had false positives)
02.11.2022 - BallyFA HW 1.11 Together with SW 1.18 it solves a bug with Cheap Squeak Soundboards.
24.10.2022 - GODRI1 driverboard for Gottlieb System1
23.10.2022 - GODISP80B - replacement display for System80B MA-644
11.10.2022 - Repro of System1 Chime Board (Tone Board)
24.09.2022 - GottFA80 v1.1, based on v1.0 but with JLCPCB preassembling service. Minimal soldering needed.
12.09.2022 - double-sided versions for Gottlieb edge connectors added
05.09.2022 - System1 power supply reported to work (thx for feedback!) PCB picture added.
03.09.2022 - Ethernet Adapter for Banana PI M2 Zero
12.08.2022 - PSY80B ( replacement power supply A2 for Gottlieb system80B) succesfully tested and pictures added
23.07.2022 - I had reports that BallyFA version 1.10 does not work in all cases. I'm currently investigating and hope to find a solution. So I went back to version 1.06 !!!
19.07.2022 - introducing testing phase of PSY80B which replaces power supply A2 for Gottlieb system80B
16.07.2022 support of Banana PI M2 Zero with LISY embedded. Now you have an alternative to the Raspberry PI.
12.07.2022 introducing testing phase of LISY embedded. Many people do not like the long boot times with LISY boards. With LISY embedded, based on Buildroot, your game is ready in less than 25 seconds!
02.07.2022 introducing testing phase of GottFA80_PLuS, the 'all in one' MPU forGottlieb System80
21.06.2022 set of hex files PIC18F45K42 for LISY35 ready. Anyone willing to test?
04.06.2022 EP2C5T144 FPGA tester
01.06.2022 hex code & gerber for Gottlieb System80 Lamp, Sound & Solenoidtester available
29.05.2022 set of hex files PIC18F45K42 for LISY1 ready. Anyone willing to test?
25.05.2022 GOSOMU (Soundboard adapter) reported to work
25.05.2022 print your Gottlieb Edge Connectors
14.05.2022 introducing testing phase of GODRI80 driverboard for Gottlieb System80
12.05.2022 introducing testing phase of "GOSOMU repair your original Gottlieb Soundboard"
06.05.2022 update to PHAT Soundboard (v1.3)
05.05.2022 LED tester for Gottlieb SYS80 driverboard
01.05.2022 JLCPCB inventory shortage keeping me busy :-( updated BOM for Gottlieb & Bally displays
27.04.2022 first LISY80 PIC programm versions for PIC18F45K42 type PICs which will replace the obsolete PIC type PIC18F45K22. (programming with internal LISY programmer not possible yet). Also updated my DIY PIC programmer to support K42 PICs.
18.04.2022 User manual for LISY and GottFA1 now also in German, thanks to Peter for providing it. ( Die Anleitungen für LISY und GottFA1 jetzt auch in einer deutschen Version, vielen Dank an Peter für das Bereitstellen )
09.04.2022 my 'all in one' MPU for Gottlieb System1 is succesfully tested and ready for ordering. Look at GottFA1_PLuS (Power, Lamps und Solenoids) pages.
26.03.2022 update BallyFA Gerber to 1.06 because of changed housing 74HC4050. ( inventory shortage at JLCPCB)
16.02.2022 moved software repository to https://lisy.dev/swrep/ because most browser do not allow download from http sites anymore. Hope I have fixed all links, please let me know if you have still problems downloading files from lisy.dev.
15.02.2022 update LISY to 5.27-68 with a small LISY35 bugfix for Xs and Os; King of Steels, Black Pyramid and Cybernaut (wrong second Lampdriverboard in lisy35games.csv). New cfg can also be found in my software repository.
19.01.2022 new version (v115) of BallyFA FPGA software which solved bug with Bally 'comboboards' ( Grand Slam & Goldball ). Software repository for BallyFA including Changelog added. Will move Software, Gerber, ... to similar repositories soon.
03.12.2021 new Gosof SB HW version with JLCPCB preassembling and support of Sys1,80,80A & 80B
30.11.2021 split LISY image into 'stable' and 'test' version
29.11.2021 update LISY to 5.27-67 which solved a bug with PI Zero and Gottlieb System80B
18.11.2021 preassembled (by JLC) version of LISY80 ( LISY80 SMD) available, functionality to be confirmed!
30.10.2021 bugfix for GottFA Hardware v1.0 (non working 80B display) 0.96 -> 0.97
28.10.2021 new software for Gosof80 DIP (v0.6) with support for all System80 &80A soundboards
24.10.2021 alternative LISY1 6.0 PCB with JLC preassembling available.
24.09.2021 new software (v0.3) for Gosof80 DIP with support for all Gottlieb MA55 soundboards
22.09.2021 new software for Gosof80 DIP with support for all Gottlieb MA216 & MA390 soundboards
08.09.2021 Due to changes on JLCPCB side some of my BOM files were rejected. I corrected the files, which should work now. If not, please let me know!
22.08.2021 BallyFA v1.04 with SMD SD cardholder & optional JLCPCB handsoldering
19.08.2021 new LCD displays for Atari Generation 1
01.08.2021 GottFA80 update to v4.1. Now supporting ALL System80/80A/80B games
30.05.2021 Gosof80 'DIP' version is back! ( due to unavailibility of FPGA chips)
13.05.2021 Gottlieb Test display: recommended stability update version 0.82! Plus new feature: last mode setting will be saved to PIC and selected automatically after next start.
01.04.2021 Version 1.1 for Gottlieb 7digit display, BOM files updated for all Gottlieb displays
30.03.2021 Version 1.12 for BallyFa FPGA; more SD card types supported
01.03.2021 LISY Version 5.27-39
28.02.2021 Gottlieb Soundcard 'Gosof' v1.2 released
11.02.2021 version 1.2 of Bally displays available
30.01.2021 LISY Version 5.27-19
12.01.2021 Website cleanup and Gorat80 added
09.01.2021 version 1.0 Bally displays released
04.01.2021 new Gottlieb Soundboard in development, old versions discontinued
28.12.2020 LISY Version 5.27-4 solves a bug with LISY_control (Bad Gateway)
26.12.2020 LISY Version 5.27-3 with support of APC 3.0
12.12.2020 new LISY image 5.27-1
25.11.2020 new supported gameslist for BallyFA, 4 Stern games added
15.11.2020 Gottlieb LCD Testdisplay 'Godi180' ready
05.09.2020 new image 5.26-26. Sound extensions for LISY35 and solves I2C problem with 5.26-19
01.09.2020 new section FPGA MPUs
25.08.2020 updatet history section
11.11.2019 LISY35 Hardware Version 1.5 released