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    Unhappy Please help! Dreamcast lightgun

    Does anyone know how to fix a dreamcast lightgun trigger?
    I recently purchased lightgun from ebay which was supposed to be new but when i received it, every button worked except for the trigger.
    How can I fix this? If anyone can help me please...I would much appreciate it.

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    Is it one of those Starfire jobbies? Cheap Junk. Tiny momentary microswitch for a trigger switch. You can solder out the microswitch and solder in another.

    I made it an OSG policy to cease all service on third party devices like that. Such jink, and so time consuming to fix. =/
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    What is this microswitch? is it like a fuse? I haven't opened up the gun yet.

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    It's a tiny pushbutton, soldered to a flimsy circuit board.
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    Thanks alot Omnedon! I am going to try to fix it, although i've never soldered before :S
    I'll post up the results. Thanks again.

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