Devotees of DTZ will remember that in the very first issue, Alec and I did a feature on basic pinball terminology to get everybody up to snuff. You all remember all that, right? Do you need a refresher? Well, I always need more coloring practice, so I dug out the images from the first Drop Target and colored them. It was a lot of fun. It's also funny how the flipper I show has an end-of-stroke switch, just like my JP!
Here's a really clear video explaining how a solenoid (the ellectronic device that runs many parts in a pinball machine) works. "Whoa, wait? It DOESN'T run on MAGIC?"