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JP2010131415A5
JP2010131415A5 JP2010013631 JP2010013631A JP2010131415A5 JP 2010131415 A5 JP2010131415 A5 JP 2010131415A5 JP 2010013631 JP2010013631 JP 2010013631 JP 2010013631 A JP2010013631 A JP 2010013631A JP 2010131415 A5 JP2010131415 A5 JP 2010131415A5
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  The present invention relates to a rational mounting technique of a game board in a gaming machine such as a pachinko machine or an arrangement ball.

  An example of a game board mounting technique in a gaming machine is disclosed in Patent Document 1 (Japanese Patent Laid-Open No. 2001-046688). In this disclosure, a front door frame is provided by providing a holding portion on the back surface of the front door frame of the gaming machine, inserting a game board from an entrance of an insertion space formed in the holding portion, and housing the game board in the insertion space. Describes the technology for mounting game boards.

  In the disclosed technique, an insertion space capable of accommodating a game board is formed on the back surface of the front door frame, and the game board is inserted into the insertion space from the side, so that the game board can be easily attached to the front door frame. It is the structure which pursues. However, the above disclosed technique has a problem in that the depth (front-rear direction) shape of the game board must be matched to the shape of the entrance, and the depth shape is restricted. In addition, when installing a game board, the connection work of electrical wiring for a symbol display device or the like arranged on the game board is complicated, so that the electrical wiring connection is separate from the configuration in which the game board is attached to the front door frame. Development of technology to rationally fix the game board to the game machine body is required, including the rationalization of work.

JP 2001-046688 A

  This invention is made | formed in view of this point, and it aims at providing the technique which contributes to attaching a game board rationally in a game machine.

In order to achieve the above object, the invention according to claim 1 is configured. According to the first aspect of the present invention, there is provided an attachment frame of the gaming machine main body having an electric device, and an electric device that is detachably attached to the attachment frame and connected to the electric device of the gaming machine main body. A gaming machine comprising a gaming board,
Before Symbol game board, a second closed relative to the mounting frame in operation to substantially pivots horizontally therefrom with assembled in a first open position relative to the mounting frame by fitting operation by linear movement It can be assembled to the position ,
Further, the game board is attached with a first game board side connector connected to a part of the electric device on the game board side on the back side of the side that is forward in the fitting direction at the time of the fitting. A second game board side connector connected to a part of the electric device is attached to the rear side of the side side which is the rear of the direction;
On the other hand, the mounting frame can be engaged with the first game board-side connector in a one-touch manner by setting the fitting direction of the game board to the engagement / disengagement direction and assembling the game board to the first position. The second game board is provided with a first attachment frame side connector, and a pivoting operation for assembling the game board at the second position, with the front-rear direction in the horizontal rotation direction of the game board as the engagement / disengagement direction. A second mounting frame side connector that can be engaged with the side connector in a one-touch manner,
Then, the electrical equipment of the gaming board and the electrical equipment of the gaming machine main body are dispersed into the first gaming board side connector / mounting frame side connector and the second gaming board side connector / mounting frame side connector. Are configured to be connected.

  According to the present invention, a technique that contributes to rationally mounting a game board in a gaming machine is provided.

It is a perspective view showing the whole gaming machine concerning the embodiment of the present invention, and shows the state where a game board is located in a game board attachment and detachment position. It is a perspective view which similarly shows the whole gaming machine, and shows a state where the game board is located at the game board stop position. It is the perspective view which looked at the game machine main-body part and the attachment frame from the front side. It is the perspective view which looked at the game machine main-body part and the attachment frame from the back side. It is a perspective view which shows the pin guide groove | channel on an upper side, and the direction correction means of a connector. It is a perspective view showing a pin guide groove on the lower side. It is the perspective view which looked at the game board from the front side. It is the perspective view which looked at the game board from the back side. It is a perspective view explaining the position adjustment structure of the game board side connector of a left side edge part. It is the schematic which looked at the game board side connector of the left edge part similarly from the game machine back side. It is a schematic longitudinal cross-sectional view which similarly shows the position adjustment structure of the game board side connector of a left side edge part. It is a figure explaining the position adjustment structure of the game board side connector of a right edge part, and is the schematic seen from the game machine back side. It is a schematic longitudinal cross-sectional view similarly explaining the position adjustment structure of the game board side connector of a right side edge part. It is a schematic plane sectional view explaining the position adjustment structure of the game board side connector of a right edge part similarly. It is a perspective view which shows a game board side locking means. It is sectional drawing which shows the locked (fastened) state by the game board side locking means. It is a schematic diagram which shows the fitting aspect of an attachment pin and a pin guide groove planarly. It is sectional drawing explaining the direction correction means of the attachment frame side connector. It is a schematic diagram which shows the direction correction effect | action of an attachment frame side connector planarly. It is a schematic diagram shown in a plane for explaining the first modification. It is a schematic diagram shown in a plane for explaining the modification example 2. It is sectional drawing seen from the game machine back side for demonstrating the example 3 of a change. It is sectional drawing seen from the game machine side surface direction for demonstrating the example 3 of a change. It is sectional drawing seen from the game machine side surface direction for demonstrating the example 4 of a change. It is the schematic seen from the game machine back side for demonstrating the example 4 of a change. The whole structure of the game machine which is the 2nd Embodiment of this invention is shown as a perspective view. FIG. 26 shows a state in which the game board is fixed. The structure of the game machine main body part including a game board support member and an attachment frame is shown as a front view. FIG. 27 shows a state where the game board is not fixed. The AA line cross section in FIG. 27 is shown by planar view. The detailed structure of a game board support member is shown as a perspective view. The structure of a game board is shown as a front view. The structure of a game board is shown as a side view. The structure of the game board is shown as a plan view. The gaming machine with the game board fixed is shown as a perspective view from the back side.

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Hereinafter, a gaming machine 201 according to an embodiment of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the drawings. In the present embodiment, a pachinko machine is used as the gaming machine 201. As shown in FIGS. 1 and 2, a gaming machine main body 203 is attached to the outer frame 205. The gaming machine main body 203 includes a front frame 211, and an attachment frame 211a for attaching the game board 221 to the back side (back side) of the front frame 211 is integrally formed. The attachment frame 211a may be formed separately from the front frame 211. The mounting frame 211a corresponds to the “mounting frame” in the present invention. Although not shown in the drawings, the front frame 211 is attached with a mechanism plate, a glass door frame, a front plate, and the like, and the gaming machine main body 203 is configured by these. 1 shows the game board 221 in the attach / detach position, and FIG. 2 shows the game board 221 in the stationary position. Among the elements constituting the gaming machine main body 203, the structure of the attachment frame 211a is shown in FIGS. 3 to 6 show a state where the game board 221 is not coupled. The detailed structure of the game board 221 is shown in FIGS. In the following description, left and right and front and rear are directions when the gaming machine is viewed from the front.

  The game board 221 is configured to be attached to the attachment frame 211a from the front side of the front frame 211, and is generally attached by performing the following work. First, as a first step, the operator uses upper and lower mounting pins 227 (see FIG. 7 or FIG. 8) provided on the left edge of the game board 221 and upper and lower pin guide grooves provided on the left edge of the mounting frame 211a. 215 (see FIG. 5 and FIG. 6), respectively, are moved. Thus, the game board 221 is coupled to the attachment frame 211a through the fitting operation of the upper and lower attachment pins 227 and the upper and lower pin guide grooves 215, and is positioned at the game board attachment / detachment position A (see FIG. 1). Next, as a second stage, the game board 221 is horizontally rotated so that the right edge side faces the right edge side of the attachment frame 211a with the attachment pin 227 as a fulcrum. As a result, the game board 221 is moved to the game board attachment position B (see FIG. 2) to be attached within the attachment frame 211a. Next, as a third stage, the game board 221 moved to the game board fastening position B is fastened to the attachment frame 211a via the lock means 251 and 253. By performing the above three steps, the game board 221 is attached to the attachment frame 211a. The left side edge corresponds to “one side edge” in the present invention.

Next, a mounting structure for realizing the first stage of coupling the game board 221 to the mounting frame 211a and the second stage of rotating the game board 221 to the position to be fastened will be specifically described. . As shown in FIGS. 7 and 8, the game board 221 is formed by a game region 223 surrounded by rails whose front surface (front surface) is arranged in a substantially circular shape. Incidentally, the nail to be disposed in Yu Technical area 2 2 3, winning portion, the board component and a display device such as a gate unit, for convenience, not shown and described. The upper and lower ends of the left side edge of the game board 221 are fixed fittings 225 integrally provided with a cylindrical mounting pin 227 whose axial direction is the vertical direction as a connecting means to the mounting frame 211a of the game board 221. Is fixed. In the present embodiment, two mounting pins 227 are arranged side by side on the upper and lower fixing brackets 225 at predetermined intervals in the left-right direction.

  On the other hand, as shown in FIGS. 3, 5, and 6, the fixing bracket 213 provided with pin guide grooves 215 for fitting the mounting pins 227 of the game board 221 on the upper and lower portions of the left edge of the mounting frame 211 a. Is fixed. The upper and lower pin guide grooves 215 are formed in the same shape in plan view. As shown in detail in FIG. 6, the pin guide groove 215 has a predetermined inclination angle with respect to the opening 215a for pin fitting formed on the front surface (front surface) side of the mounting frame 211a and the front surface of the mounting frame 211a. It has a linear region 215b for pin guiding that extends linearly toward the left rear side, and a hook-like folded portion 215c formed continuously at the end (back side) of the linear region 215b. The pin guide groove 215 corresponds to the “guide groove” in the present invention.

  The hook-shaped folded portion 215c is formed in an arc shape centered on the point X shown in FIG. 17 and constitutes a pin rotating portion that allows the two mounting pins 227 to rotate. The straight region 215b corresponds to the “first region” in the present invention, and the hook-like folded portion 215c including the end portion of the straight region 215b is the “second region” and “rotation allowable” in the present invention. Corresponds to “region”. In addition, the opening 215a of the pin guide groove 215 has a wide opening wider than the pin guide groove 215 to form a pin guide portion 215d in order to facilitate fitting (entry) of the mounting pin 227. This pin guide portion 215d corresponds to the “guide portion” in the present invention.

  Next, the first stage of the operation of attaching the game board 221 to the attachment frame 211a will be described with reference to FIG. When an operator holds the game board 221, the two mounting pins 227 are fitted into the straight region 215b from the opening 215a of the pin guide groove 215 and moved (slid) (see a two-dot chain line in FIG. 17). Until the preceding mounting pin 227 reaches the end (folding point) of the straight region 215b, the two mounting pins 227 are in sliding contact with the straight region 215b at two locations in the front and rear in the moving direction, that is, the rotation. It is moved linearly with its movement restricted. Accordingly, during this time, the game board 221 is moved linearly while maintaining a predetermined inclination angle (inclination angle of the pin guide groove 215) with respect to the attachment frame 211a, and the right edge portion is separated from the attachment frame 211a. It is combined in the state. Thus, the first stage work in the work of attaching the game board 221 is performed, and this state is shown in FIG.

  Next, the second stage of the mounting operation will be described. In the above coupled state, the preceding mounting pin 227 reaches the end (folding point) of the straight region 215b (see the solid line in FIG. 17). At this position, the rotation restriction of the mounting pin 227 is released. Therefore, when the right edge of the game board 221 is pushed toward the right edge of the attachment frame 211a, the preceding attachment pin 227 is moved in an arc shape along the hook-like turn-back portion 215c and reaches the turn-back end portion. . At this time, the subsequent mounting pin 227 moves slightly backward in the straight region 215b from the previous entry position, and both mounting pins 227 straddle the boundary portion 215e formed between the straight region 215b and the folded end. (Refer to the broken line in FIG. 17).

  That is, the two front and rear mounting pins 227 are located opposite to each other across the boundary 215e, and at this position, both mounting pins 227 are in directions other than the rotation return direction (left and right directions and front and rear directions as viewed from the gaming machine body). ) Is restricted. Said boundary part 215e respond | corresponds to the "movement control part" in this invention. By the movement (rotation) of the two mounting pins 227 as described above, the game board 221 is rotated horizontally around the point X, which is the center of the arc of the folded-back portion 215c, so that the inside of the mounting frame 211a. It is moved to the position to be stopped. Thus, the second stage work in the work of attaching the game board 221 has been performed, and this state is shown in FIG.

  As described above, the game board 221 is coupled to the mounting frame 211a through the fitting operation by the linear movement of the mounting pin 227 and the pin guide groove 215, and in the coupled state, the game board 221 is separated from the mounting frame 211a shown in FIG. Opening / closing rotation (hereinafter simply referred to as rotation) between the game board mounting / demounting position A (hereinafter referred to as game board attachment / detachment position A) and a closed position (hereinafter referred to as game board attachment position B) close to the mounting frame 211a shown in FIG. To do. The game board attaching / detaching position A corresponds to the “first position” in the present invention, and the game board stop position B corresponds to the “second position” in the present invention.

  As described above, in the present embodiment, the game board 221 is coupled to the attachment frame 11 through the fitting operation of the attachment pin 227 and the pin guide groove 215 set between the game board 221 and the attachment frame 211a. It is set as the structure to do. Therefore, after the mounting pin 227 is fitted in the pin guide groove 215 and moved to a predetermined position, the game board 221 is rotated toward the mounting frame 211a, thereby performing a simple operation. It is possible to rationally perform the attachment work to 211a. In addition, since the game board 221 is attached to the attachment frame 211a via the attachment pins 227 and the pin guide grooves 215, the number of parts can be reduced and the structure can be simplified.

  Further, in the present embodiment, in the structure in which the game board 221 is coupled to the attachment frame 211a through the fitting operation of the pin guide groove 215 and the attachment pin 227, the attachment pin 227 of the game board 221 has the pin guide groove 215. Only when it is located at the terminal portion of the game board, that is, when it is located at the game board attachment / detachment position A, it can be rotated to the game board attachment position B, and cannot be rotated during the fitting operation. For this reason, it is possible to avoid the problem that the game board 221 unexpectedly rotates to the attachment frame side 211a and is damaged by interference with the attachment frame 211a in the middle of fitting, and the game board 221 is attached to the attachment frame 211a. It can be rotated and fixed to the proper mounting position.

  Next, a description will be given of a fastening structure for realizing the work of fastening the game board 221 rotated to the game board fastening position B to the mounting frame 211a as a third stage. In order to attach the game board 221 to the lower area of the right edge of the mounting frame 211a and the upper area of the right edge as a so-called dead space that is out of the game area 223 of the game board 221, respectively 241 and 251 are provided. Hereinafter, the locking means 241 and 251 will be described.

  As shown in FIGS. 1 and 2, the locking means 241 on the side of the mounting frame 211a includes a lock handle 243 that can be rotated in the left-right direction about a horizontal axis 245 that is orthogonal to the front surface of the mounting frame 211a. Consists of the subject. When the game board 221 is rotated to the mounting position, the lock handle 243 protrudes forward from a lock hole 229 provided in a lower right edge area that is out of the game area 223 of the game board 221. By manually turning the lock handle 243, the hole peripheral portion 229a of the lock hole 229 is detachably engaged with the hole peripheral portion 229a in a state where the hole peripheral portion 229a is pressed toward the mounting frame 211a. The lower edge of the board 221 is fastened.

  On the other hand, as shown in FIGS. 15 and 16, the lock means 251 on the game board 221 side mainly includes a lock handle 253 that can be rotated in the front-rear direction with a horizontal shaft 255 parallel to the game board surface as a rotation fulcrum. Configured. The lock handle 253 has a lock portion 253a at the upper end portion and an operation knob 253b at the lower side, and the lock portion 253a from the back side with respect to the locking piece 257 formed on the mounting frame 211a side. The upper edge of the game board 221 is fastened by engaging with pressing urging (relatively pressing the game board 221 toward the mounting frame 211a). This fixed state is configured to be held by the locking claw 253c provided on the operation knob 253b side being locked to the locking portion 221a formed on the game board 221 using elastic deformation. . The locking piece 257 is formed on a metal plate fixed to the mounting frame 211a, and the locking portion 221a is formed on a metal plate fixed to the game board 221.

  Thus, the game board 221 is coupled to the left edge of the mounting frame 211a at the upper and lower positions of the left edge through the fitting operation of the mounting pin 227 and the pin guide groove 215, and the upper and lower edges of the right edge. The two places are attached to the attachment frame 211a by being fastened by the lock handles 243 and 253.

  The lock release by the lock handle 253 is performed by releasing the lock claw 253c from the lock portion 221a and pulling the lock handle 253 forward. 221 can be rotated in a direction away from the attachment frame 211a (see FIG. 15). That is, the lock handle 253 is configured to also serve as a handle for detaching the game board 221, and the operation direction for releasing the attachment is rotated from the game board attachment position B to the game board attachment / detachment position A. A rational configuration that matches the direction to be achieved is realized.

  As described above, in the present embodiment, the lock handle 253 is arranged on the front surface of the game board 221, particularly the arrangement in which the lock handle 253 is arranged using the upper area of the right edge as a dead space that is out of the game area 223. As a result, it is possible to secure a relatively large space as the space for disposing the lock handle 253 as compared with the conventional structure in which the lock handle 253 is disposed. As a result, the lock handle 253 can be formed in a relatively large size to increase the ability of the game board to be attached to the mounting frame, and the operability of the fastening operation or the fastening release operation can be improved.

  Further, in the present embodiment, the operation direction for fixing or releasing the lock handle 253 at or near the game board attachment position B of the game board 221 is the game board attachment position B of the game board 221. Or it is set as the structure substantially corresponded to the pressing or pulling direction for opening and closing in the vicinity. More specifically, the rotation direction of the game board 221 is determined by the pressing direction for the game board attachment position B or the vicinity thereof in the rotation operation of the lock handle 253 for attaching the game board 221. The game board stop position B in the rotation operation of the lock handle 253 for releasing the stop of the game board 221 that substantially coincides with the pressing direction for closing the game board at the game board stop position B or in the vicinity thereof. The pulling direction for releasing the fastening in the vicinity is configured to substantially coincide with the pulling direction for opening in the game board fastening position B or in the vicinity thereof in the turning operation of the gaming board 221. For this reason, it is possible to rationally perform the work of fixing or releasing the game board 221 by the lock handle 253 as a series of continuous work forms in relation to the turning operation of the game board 221. Thereby, workability | operativity of the attachment operation | work of the game board | plate 221 with respect to the attachment frame 211a, or a removal operation | work is improved.

  In the present embodiment, the lock handle 253 and the handle are used together, and the game board 221 is pressed using the handle for opening and closing the game board 221 at or near the game board attachment position B. Alternatively, the pulling direction is configured to substantially coincide with the operation direction of the lock handle 253 that is used to fix or release the game board 221. More specifically, the pressing direction for closing the game board 221 in the rotation operation of the game board 221 by the handle or in the vicinity thereof is the game board attachment position B through the lock handle 253 turning operation. The direction of pulling for the release in the vicinity of the game board attachment position B or in the vicinity thereof in the rotation operation of the game board 221 by the handle is generally the same as the pressing direction for the attachment in the vicinity thereof. It is configured so as to be generally coincident with the pulling direction for releasing the fastening at or near the game board fastening position B in the dynamic operation. As a result, the game board 221 can be attached or removed in a continuous operation without waste. For this reason, workability can be improved.

  Next, a connector for connecting an electric device arranged on the game board 221 side and an electric device arranged on the mounting frame 211a side will be described. The game board 221 includes a game board side connector 237a in the upper left side edge region on the back side (see FIG. 8), and a mounting frame side connector 273a corresponding to the upper left side edge region of the mounting frame 211a. (See FIGS. 3 and 5). The game board-side connector 237a and the attachment frame-side connector 273a are configured in a pair of male and female shapes whose engagement / disengagement direction (insertion / removal direction) is substantially the left / right direction, and the operation of connecting the game board 221 described above to the attachment frame 211a (game) (Moving operation to the board attaching / detaching position A) can be engaged in a one-touch manner. In addition, a game board side connector 237b is disposed in the upper right side edge area of the game board 221 (see FIG. 8), and a corresponding attachment frame side connector 273b is provided in the upper right edge area of the mounting frame 211a. Is arranged (see FIG. 4). The game board-side connector 237b and the attachment frame-side connector 273b are configured in a pair of male and female shapes with the front-rear direction being generally engaged and disengaged (insertion and removal direction), and the game board attachment position B (FIG. 1) of the game board 221 described above. It is possible to engage in a one-touch manner through the rotation operation to (see).

  A plurality of electrical contacts are arranged inside each connector 237a, 237b, 273a, 273b, and the electrical contacts are connected to each other by engagement of the corresponding connectors 237a, 237b, 273a, 273b, and the game board 221 side And the electrical device on the gaming machine main body 203 side are electrically connected to each other. Examples of the electrical equipment on the gaming board 221 include a main board and a sub board used to drive and control a display device, an audio device, and a light emitting device. Examples of the electrical equipment on the gaming machine main body 203 include For example, a power supply board, a prize ball payout device control board, a launcher control board, and the like correspond to this.

  Among the above connectors, the attachment frame side connector 273a arranged at the left edge of the attachment frame 211a is attached to the attachment frame 211a via the connector holder 261 so as to be rotatable in a horizontal plane, and the game board 221 is attached to the attachment frame. When coupled to 211a, the orientation of the mounting frame side connector 273a is corrected so as to match the orientation of the game board side connector 237a.

  Hereinafter, connector correction means for correcting the orientation of the attachment frame side connector 273a will be described with reference to FIGS. 5, 18, and 19. FIG. As shown in FIG. 5, the connector holder 261 is rotatably attached to the attachment frame 211 a via a support shaft 263. In addition, a horizontal plate 265 is provided on the upper portion of the connector holder 261, and the mounting pin 227 on the upper end side of the game board 221 is fitted into the plate 265 when the game board 221 is coupled to the mounting frame 211a. The pin engaging groove 267 is formed. The plate 265 is disposed in a laminated manner on the lower surface of the fixture 213 in which the pin guide groove 215 described above is formed. The pin engagement groove 267 has a pin fitting opening 267a on the right side and extends linearly in the left-right direction, and the extending direction is parallel to the direction (engagement direction) of the attachment frame side connector 273a. Is set to In a state before the game board 221 is coupled to the mounting frame 211a, the opening 267a is substantially overlapped with the opening 215a of the pin guide groove 215 in the vertical direction by a spring (not shown), and the pin engagement groove 267. Is biased and held at a position where the extending direction of the straight line portion 215b of the pin guide groove 215 intersects the extending direction, that is, the initial position (shown by a solid line in FIG. 19).

  Accordingly, when the attachment pin 227 is fitted into the pin guide groove 215, the attachment pin 227 can be surely fitted into the pin engagement groove 267 as well. Further, the opening 267a of the pin engaging groove 267 has a wide opening wider than the pin engaging groove 267 to form a pin guiding portion 267b in order to facilitate the fitting (entry) of the mounting pin 227. (See FIG. 19). The pin guide portion 267b corresponds to the “guide portion” in the present invention.

  On the other hand, the direction (engagement direction) of the game board side connector 237a is set in parallel with the extending direction of the linear region portion 215b of the pin guide groove 215. For this reason, as shown in FIG. 19, when the mounting pin 227 of the game board 221 is fitted into the pin guide groove 215 of the mounting frame 211a in order to couple the game board 221 to the mounting frame 211a, the mounting pin 227 is connected to the connector holder 261. The pin engaging groove 267 is also fitted. When the mounting pin 227 linearly moves in the straight region 215b of the pin guide groove 215, the extending direction of the pin engaging groove 267 in the mounting pin 227 extends in the extending direction of the straight region 215b of the pin guide groove 215. The plate 265 is pressed against the spring force so as to face. As a result, the connector holder 261 is rotated in the horizontal plane with the support shaft 263 as a fulcrum, and the orientation of the connector 273a is corrected (indicated by a two-dot chain line in FIG. 19). The mounting pin 227 corresponds to the “pressurizing part” in the present invention, and the plate 265 having the pin engaging groove 267 corresponds to the “pressurized part” in the present invention. The rotation center is set on the rotation center line (point X shown in FIGS. 17 and 19) of the game board 221 through the support shaft 263 of the connector holder 261. The pin engagement groove 267 corresponds to the “engagement groove” in the present invention.

  Thus, in the present embodiment, the extending direction of the pin engaging groove 267 is the extension of the linear region portion 215b of the pin guide groove 215b while the mounting pin 227 moves on the straight region portion 215b of the pin guide groove 215. By matching with the existing direction, the engagement direction of the attachment frame side connector 237a and the game board side connector 273a is made to coincide, and after the engagement direction matches, the attachment frame side connector 273a and the game board side connector 237a Is engaged.

  When the game board 221 is coupled to the attachment frame 211a or the game board 221 rotates to the game board attachment position B due to the influence of dimensional tolerance or assembly error in the game board 221 and the attachment frame 211a, There may be a case where the game board side connector 237a and the attachment frame side connector 273a, or the game board side connector 237b and the attachment frame side connector 273b are relatively displaced and cannot be engaged well. In order to cope with such a case, the attachment parts of the game board side connectors 237a and 237b to the game board 221 and the attachment parts of the attachment frame side connectors 273a and 273b to the attachment frame 211a are all or part of them. The positional relationship in the up-down direction, the left-right direction, or the front-rear direction with respect to the mounting portion is appropriately shifted, and the position of the connector is appropriately changed upon engagement so that the positional relationship between the connectors can be finely adjusted.

  Such a configuration that enables fine adjustment to the connector mounting portion is a game board-side connector 237a disposed in the upper left side edge region on the back side of the game board 221 and a game board disposed in the upper right edge region. Each of the side connectors 237b is realized. First, the mounting structure of the game board side connector 237a disposed in the upper region of the left side edge of the game board 221 will be described with reference to FIGS. In the present embodiment, a case where two game board side connectors 237a are arranged vertically is shown. A connector holder 275 made of synthetic resin is fixed to the game board 221, and the connector holder 275 includes a pair of upper and lower engaging grooves 275a extending in the front-rear direction. The connector 237a has a rectangular parallelepiped connector main body 237a2 and upper and lower flange portions 237a1 connected to the connector main body 237a2. In the connector 237a, the flange portion 237a1 is inserted into the engagement groove 275a of the connector holder 275 from the back side, and the movement in the left-right direction (connector disengagement direction) in FIG. The movement, that is, the movement in the surface direction is allowed (see FIGS. 9 and 11).

  The connector holder 275 is attached with a connector holding frame portion 277 made of synthetic resin having an inner peripheral shape larger than the outer peripheral shape of the connector main body portion 237a, and the connector main body portion 237a2 is idled in the connector holding frame portion 277. It is fitted in a fitting shape. That is, in the connector 237a, the outer peripheral surface of the connector main body 237a2 has a predetermined gap C1 (see FIG. 10) with respect to the inner peripheral surface of the connector holding frame portion 277. Shift in the front-rear direction (surface direction intersecting with the engagement direction) is possible. Thereby, when the game board side connector 237a and the attachment frame side connector 273a are engaged, the relative displacement between the connectors 237a and 273a is adjusted. The up and down and front and rear directions described above correspond to the “plane direction” in the present invention.

  The connector holding frame portion 277 is attached to the frame attachment portion 275b in a one-touch manner by being inserted from the engaging direction of the connector 237a toward the frame attachment portion 275b formed on the connector holder 275, and at the same time, the connector 237a The connector main body 237a2 is fitted in a loose fit. The connector holding frame portion 277 has a pair of upper and lower locking claws 277a. When the connector holding frame portion 277 is inserted into the frame mounting portion 275b, the upper and lower locking claws 277a are formed in a locking groove 275c formed in the frame mounting portion 275b. It is set as the structure hold | maintained at an insertion position by elastically latching to (refer FIG. 11).

  Next, with respect to the game board side connector 237b arranged in the upper right side edge region of the game board 221, the attachment frame side is based on the turning operation of the game board 221 from the game board attachment / detachment position A to the game board attachment position B. An attachment structure of the game board side connector 237b for enabling fine adjustment and correction so that the engagement direction coincides with the connector 273b will be described with reference to FIGS. In this embodiment, a case where two game board side connectors 237b are arranged on the left and right is shown. A connector holder 279 made of synthetic resin is fixed to the back side of the game board 221. The connector holder 279 is integrally provided with a cylindrical connector holding frame portion 279a penetrating in the front-rear direction having an inner peripheral shape larger than the outer peripheral shape of the connector main body portion 237b2 of the connector 237b to be held. The connector main body 237b2 of the connector 237b is inserted into the frame 279a from the front.

  The connector 237b is a state in which the upper and lower flange portions 237b1 are in contact with the upper and lower flange portions 279b of the connector holder 279 from the insertion direction (see FIG. 13). The connector main body 237b2 is prevented from coming off by an elastically deformable locking claw 279c (see FIG. 14) formed in the above. In other words, the connector 237b is restricted in movement in the engagement / disengagement direction (front / rear direction) with respect to the connector holder 279, and in the left / right and up / down directions as the plane direction intersecting the engagement / disengagement direction, the connector holding frame portion 279a. The inner peripheral surface of the connector and the outer peripheral surface of the connector main body 237b2 are movable within a gap C2. Thereby, when the game board side connector 237b and the attachment frame side connector 273b are engaged, the relative displacement between the connectors 237b and 273b is adjusted. The above vertical and horizontal directions correspond to the “plane direction” in the present invention. Note that the upper and lower flange portions 279 b of the connector holder 279 are fixed to the back surface of the game board 221 with screws 278.

  By the way, when the connector 237b inserted into the connector holding frame portion 279a is wired so that the electric wire 274 connected to the connector 237b is pulled out to the left side on the back surface of the game board 221, for example, as shown in FIG. It is inclined to the right with respect to the game board surface (see the two-dot chain line in the figure) due to the elastic force resulting from the elastic deflection of the electric wire 274. Such an inclination may become a hindrance when engaging with the attachment frame side connector 273b. Therefore, in this embodiment, an appropriate number of elastic plates 279d (two cases are shown in FIG. 12) that are elastically deformable and that are inclined toward the inner peripheral surface are integrated with the side surface portion of the connector holding frame portion 279a. The side of the connector main body portion 237b2 inserted into the connector holding frame portion 279a is elastically pressurized and biased by the correction plate 279d, so that the connector 237b is directed to the mounting frame side connector 273b. Corrected to approach.

  Note that the engagement between the game board side connector 237b and the attachment frame side connector 273b is performed by the rotation operation of the game board 221. Therefore, in order to smoothly perform the engagement operation, It is preferable to face the left side. Therefore, in the present embodiment, the state where the game board side connector 237b is pressed and biased so as to face the left side in FIG. 14 is indicated by a solid line. The correction plate 279d constitutes “biasing means”.

  That is, the connector 237b on the right edge side of the game board 221 is corrected in the direction by the correction plate 279d so as to correspond to the attachment frame side connector 273b, and in the vertical direction and the horizontal direction intersecting the engagement / disengagement direction. The movement is held in an allowable state. Thereby, when the game board side connector 237b and the attachment frame side connector 273b are engaged, the relative displacement between the connectors 237b and 273b is adjusted.

  In addition, among the connectors, the game board side connector 237b arranged in the upper area on the right side edge of the game board 221 is substantially the lock handle 253 arranged in the upper area on the right edge of the game board 221 as shown in FIG. It is placed directly behind. Thereby, when the game board 221 and the attachment frame 211a are fixed by the lock handle 253, the mutual pulling force applied to the game board 221 and the attachment frame 211a by the lock handle 253, in other words, the game board 221. Is reasonably transmitted as a force for engaging the game board side connector 137b and the attachment frame side connector 273b with each other.

  Next, an operation of attaching the game board 221 to the gaming machine 201 configured as described above will be described. When attaching the game board 221 to the gaming machine 201, the operator fits the upper and lower attachment pins 227 of the game board 221 into the upper and lower pin guide grooves 215 of the attachment frame 211a, respectively, and moves them along the linear region portion 215b. As a result, the game board 221 is coupled to the mounting frame 211a through the fitting operation of the upper and lower mounting pins 227 and the upper and lower pin guide grooves 215 as described with reference to FIG. To do.

  In this case, in this embodiment, when the second mounting pin 227 is relatively fitted into the pin guide groove 215, the linear movement direction thereafter is defined, so that the first mounting pin When 227 is fitted, it can be fitted from an arbitrary direction without being restricted by the fitting direction. For this reason, it is effective in improving workability in the initial stage of the fitting operation. Further, the mounting pin 227 can be moved while the lower fixing bracket 225 on the game board side is placed on the upper surface of the fixing bracket 213 on the mounting frame side and the weight of the game board 221 is supported on the mounting frame 211a side. Since it is possible, the connection work with respect to the attachment frame 211a of the game board 221 can be performed easily.

  During the fitting operation of the mounting pin 227 and the upper and lower pin guide grooves 215, the mounting pin 227 is disposed in the pin engaging groove 267 of the connector holder 261 of the mounting frame side connector 273a as described with reference to FIG. The connector holder 261 is rotated in the horizontal plane via the plate 265 while moving in the straight region 215b of the pin guide groove 215, thereby matching the direction of the connector 237a with the direction of the game board side connector 237a. Correct as you do. Thereafter, the attachment frame side connector 273a and the game board side connector 237a are engaged in a one-touch manner until the attachment pin 227 reaches the end of the linear region 215b of the pin guide groove 215. Since the engagement direction of the side connector 273a is corrected, the connector is smoothly engaged. By this engagement, various electrical contacts in the connectors 237a and 273a are connected to each other, and the electrical device on the game board 221 side and the electrical device on the gaming machine main body 203 side are electrically connected to each other.

  Subsequently, the game board 221 is horizontally rotated from the game board attachment / detachment position A to the game board attachment position B. As described with reference to FIG. 17, this horizontal rotation operation is performed by moving the two mounting pins 227 on the hook-shaped folded portion 22 c formed on the back side of the pin guide groove 215, thereby It is done around the point. Thereby, the game board 221 can be easily moved to the game board attachment position B in a state where the weight is supported by the mounting frame 211a.

  When the game board 221 is rotated from the game board attachment / detachment position A to the game board attachment position B, the connector 237b at the upper right edge on the game board 221 side is attached by the rotation operation of the game board 221. The connector 273b on the frame 211a side is engaged in a one-touch manner. As a result, the various electrical contacts in the connectors 237b and 273b are connected to each other, and the electrical device on the gaming board 221 side and the electrical device on the gaming machine main unit 203 side are electrically connected to each other.

  Note that even if there is a relative displacement between the connectors when the connectors 237a and 273a are engaged and when the connectors 237b and 273b are engaged, the game board side connector in the upper left region of the game board 221 is used. As described with reference to 237a and the game board side connector 237b in the upper right region, the positional relationship between the connectors is finely adjusted, so that the positional shift can be absorbed and engaged.

  Thus, the game board 221 is pivotally moved to the game board stop position B. At this time, the lock handle 243 provided in the lower area on the right edge of the mounting frame 211a is below the right edge of the game board 221. It protrudes forward through a lock hole 229 provided in the opposite region. Therefore, the lock handle 243 is rotated, and the hole peripheral portion 229a is pressurized by the lock handle 243. As a result, the game board 221 and the mounting frame 211a are fixed in a state where they are pressed in a direction in which they are in close contact with each other on the lower side of the right edge.

  In addition, when the game board 221 is rotated to the game board stop position B, the lock handle 253 disposed in the upper region on the right edge of the game board 221 has an operation knob 253b side of the game board surface as shown in FIG. The upper locking portion 253a penetrates under the locking piece 257 on the mounting frame 211a side and enters the back surface (back surface) side of the locking piece 257. Therefore, when the operation knob 253b of the lock handle 253 is rotated toward the game board surface, the lock portion 253a pressurizes the back surface of the locking piece 257 toward the front (game board 221 side). As a result, the game board 221 and the mounting frame 211a are fastened on the upper side of the right edge in a state where they are pressed in a direction in which they are in close contact with each other (see FIG. 16).

  When the game board 221 is fixed by the lock handle 253, the connector 237b is disposed almost directly behind the lock handle 253, so that the pressure applied by the lock handle 253 is effective as a force for engaging the connectors 237b and 273b. Can be added to. When the game board 221 is fixed, the lock handle 253 is held in the fixed position by the locking claw 253c on the operation knob 252b side being elastically locked to the locking portion 221a on the game board 221 side. Further, when the lock handle 253 is fixed, the lock handle 253 is accommodated in a recess 221 b formed on the front surface (board surface) of the game board 221. For this reason, interference of the lock handle 253 with respect to the glass or glass frame disposed in front of the game board 221 can be avoided.

  Thus, the gaming board 221 is attached to the gaming machine main body 201 side. When the game board 221 is exchanged, the game board 221 can be removed from the gaming machine main body 201 side by following the reverse procedure.

  As described above, in the present embodiment, the connectors 137a and 173a can be engaged in a one-touch manner using the coupling operation of the game board 221 to the mounting frame 211a, and the game board 221 is attached to the game board. Since the connectors 137b and 173b can be engaged in a one-touch manner using the rotation operation to B, the time required for attaching the game board 221 to the attachment frame 211a can be shortened. In this case, the connector 137a that is engaged through the coupling operation to the mounting frame 211a of the game board 221 is configured to be engaged after correcting the engagement direction using the above coupling operation. The operation can be performed appropriately and rationally.

  In the above-described embodiment, the two-pin method is adopted as a mode in which the mounting pin 227 moves linearly while slidingly contacting the straight region 215b of the pin guide groove 215 at two front and rear positions. It is also possible to adopt a mode in which the tip portions of the two are joined to each other, or a mode in which the two mounting pins are joined through a portion whose thickness is thinner than the diameter of the pin in the radial direction.

  In the present embodiment, the mounting pin 227 provided for mounting the game board 221 to the mounting frame 211a is configured to also serve as a means for correcting the orientation of the mounting frame side connector 273a. Although the orientation correction function can be obtained by a number, the means for correcting the orientation of the attachment frame side connector 273a may be configured in a manner independent of the attachment pins 227. In that case, for example, when the game board 221 is coupled to the mounting frame 211a on the game board 221 side, the connector holder 261 that holds the connector 273a is pressed and horizontally rotated so as to correct the orientation of the connector 273a. When the member is set and the game board 221 is rotated from the game board attaching / detaching position A to the game board fastening position B, the connector holder 261 is played by the pressure member or by a member different from the pressure member. Means such as horizontal rotation with the board 221 may be constructed.

  In this embodiment, the game board 221 is connected to the fitting frame 211a for fitting the mounting pin 227 and the pin guide groove 215, and in this embodiment, the mounting pin 227 is provided on the game board 221 side, and the mounting frame 211a side. Although the pin guide groove 215 is provided, it may be reversely arranged, that is, the pin guide groove 215 may be provided on the game board 221 side, and the attachment pin 227 may be provided on the attachment frame 211a side. Or it is good also as a structure which carries out reverse arrangement | positioning by the upper end side and a lower end side, ie, the game board 221 which sets either the attachment pin 227 or the pin guide groove 215 to an upper end side, and sets the other to a lower end side.

  In the above-described embodiment, the lock handle 253 disposed on the game board 221 also serves as a handle for rotating the game board 221 between the game board attachment / detachment position A and the game board attachment position B. Although it is configured, the handle may be provided in the game board 221 separately from the lock handle 253.

  Moreover, in the above-mentioned embodiment, although it was set as the structure provided with 2 sets of electrical connectors between the game board 221 and the attachment frame 211a, you may make it 1 set by putting together electrical wiring. The configuration in which the orientation of the connector 273a on the attachment frame side based on the attachment operation of the game board 221 with respect to the attachment frame 211a may be applied to the connector 237a on the game board side, You may apply to the connectors 237b and 273b arrange | positioned at the upper right edge part of the attachment frame 211a. In that case, the connector orientation correcting means is not limited to the structure described in the above-described embodiment, and may be changed to another structure.

(Modification 1)
Next, Modification 1 of the present invention will be described with reference to FIG. The first modification relates to a change in the fitting structure between the mounting pin 227 and the pin guide groove 215 according to the above-described embodiment. A cylindrical mounting pin 327 having an axial direction in the vertical direction is projected from the upper end and the lower end of the left side edge of the game board 221. The mounting pin 327 corresponds to a “projection” in the present invention. On the other hand, the fixing bracket 313 fixed to the upper and lower ends of the left edge of the mounting frame 211a has an opening 315a on the front side of the mounting frame 11, and has a predetermined inclination with respect to the front of the mounting frame 211a. A pin guide groove 315 extending substantially linearly toward the left rear side at an angle is formed. The pin guide groove 315 corresponds to the “guide groove” in the present invention.

  Further, when the mounting pin 327 is fitted into the pin guide groove 315, the fixing bracket 313 is restricted from rotating around the mounting pin 327 by contacting the back surface of the gaming board 221. A cylindrical stopper 317 is projected. This stopper 317 corresponds to the “rotation restricting member” in the present invention. Correspondingly, a notch 331 is formed in a portion facing the stopper 317 when the mounting pin 327 reaches the terminal end of the pin guide groove 315 at the upper end and the lower end of the left side edge of the game board 221. Has been. This notch 331 corresponds to the “relief portion” in the present invention. Note that the stopper 317 and the notch 331 need only be set to at least one of the upper and lower sides.

  The first modification is configured as described above. Therefore, when the mounting pin 327 is fitted into the pin guide groove 315 and moved from the opening 315a of the pin guide groove 315 to move the game board 221 to the mounting frame 211a, the back surface of the game board 221 contacts the stopper 317. The contact of the game board 221 is restricted by contact. That is, the back surface of the game board 221 is brought into contact with the stopper 317, and the game board 221 is linearly moved to the position where the mounting pin 327 reaches the terminal end of the pin guide groove 315, that is, the game board attachment / detachment position A using the stopper 317 as a guide. Can be moved. When the game board 221 is positioned at the game board attachment / detachment position A, the notch 331 faces the stopper 317, and the rotation restriction of the game board 221 is released. Therefore, the game board 221 can be horizontally rotated from the game board attachment / detachment position A to the game board attachment position B using the attachment pin 327 as a rotation fulcrum, and can be attached to the attachment frame 211a.

  As described above, even with the configuration as in the first modification, after the game board 221 is coupled to the attachment frame 211a by fitting the attachment pin 337 into the pin guide groove 315, the game board 221 is rotated toward the attachment frame 211a. By performing a simple operation such as moving the game board 221, it is possible to rationally attach the game board 221 to the attachment frame 211 a. The stopper 317 restricts the rotation of the game board 221 during the fitting operation, and the interference problem with the mounting frame 211a when the game board 221 is rotated unexpectedly can be avoided.

(Modification 2)
Next, a second modification of the present invention will be described with reference to FIG. The second modification relates to a change in the fitting structure between the mounting pin 227 and the pin guide groove 215 according to the above-described embodiment. In the second modification, the fixing bracket 413 fixed to the upper end and the lower end of the left edge of the mounting frame 211a has an opening 415a on the front side of the mounting frame 211a, and the front of the mounting frame 211a. A pin guide groove 415 extending substantially linearly toward the left rear side at a predetermined inclination angle is formed. A circular portion 415 b having an inner diameter larger than the groove width is formed at the groove end portion of the pin guide groove 415. The pin guide groove 415 corresponds to the “guide groove” in the present invention. On the other hand, one mounting pin 427 is provided on the upper and lower ends of the left side edge of the game board 221 so as to project in the vertical direction. The mounting pin 427 is formed in a cylindrical shape having an outer diameter equal to or slightly smaller than the inner diameter of the circular portion 415b of the pin guide groove 415, and is in surface contact with the linearly extending wall surface of the pin guide groove 415. Two flat portions 427a that are in sliding contact are provided. The mounting pin 427 corresponds to the “projection” in the present invention.

  The modification example 2 is configured as described above. Accordingly, in order to connect the game board 221 to the mounting frame 211a, if the mounting pin 427 is fitted from the opening 315a so that both flat portions 427a are in contact with the wall surfaces of the pin guide groove 415, the straight region of the pin guide groove 415 Then, the rotation of the mounting pin 427 is restricted by the surface contact of the flat surface portion 427a. Therefore, the game board 221 is moved linearly in a state where the rotation is restricted. The above-described linear region corresponds to the “first region” in the present invention. When the mounting pin 427 reaches the circular portion 415b of the pin guide groove 415, that is, when the game board 221 reaches the game board attaching / detaching position A, the surface contact of the flat portion 427a with respect to the pin guide groove 415 is released, and the mounting pin 427 Rotation within the circular portion 415b is allowed. Therefore, the game board 221 can be horizontally rotated from the game board attachment / detachment position A to the game board attachment position B to be attached to the attachment frame 211a. Said circular part 415b respond | corresponds to the "2nd area | region" in this invention. As described above, according to the second modification, the same operational effects as those of the first modification can be achieved.

  In the modified examples 1 and 2, the mounting pins 327 and 427 are provided on the game board 221 and the pin guide grooves 315 and 415 are provided on the mounting frame 211a. However, these are reversely arranged, that is, the pin guide grooves on the game board 221 side. 315 and 415 may be provided, and the attachment pins 327 and 427 may be provided on the attachment frame 211a side. Alternatively, a configuration in which the upper end side and the lower end side are reversely arranged, that is, one of the mounting pins 327 and 427 or the pin guide grooves 315 and 415 is set on the upper end side of the game board 221 and the other is set on the lower end side. It is good.

(Modification 3)
Next, Modification 3 of the present invention will be described with reference to FIGS. The third modification example is a modification example related to the position adjustment of the game board side connector 237a arranged in the upper region on the left side edge of the game board 221. In the above-described embodiment, as shown in FIGS. 10 and 11, the connector holding frame portion 277 having an inner peripheral shape larger than the outer peripheral shape of the connector main body portion 237a2 of the connector 237a is attached to the connector holder 275. A gap C1 is set between the inner peripheral surface of the holding frame portion 277 and the outer peripheral surface of the connector main body portion 237a2. The connector 237a can be shifted in the vertical direction and the front-rear direction (surface direction intersecting the engagement direction) within the gap C1. Thereby, when the game board side connector 237a and the attachment frame side connector 273a are engaged, the relative displacement between the connectors 237a and 273a is adjusted.

  In the modified example 3, instead of the above-described position adjustment method using the gap C1 between the inner peripheral surface of the connector holding frame portion 277 and the outer peripheral surface of the connector main body portion 237a2, a cylindrical or cylindrical pin 281 and its pin Position adjustment is possible via a circular pin hole 283 having a diameter larger than that of 281. Except for this point, the configuration is the same as that of the above-described embodiment. In the third modification, the case where there is one connector 237a is illustrated, but there may be two as in the case of the above-described embodiment.

  As shown in FIGS. 22 and 23, pins 281 formed integrally with the upper and lower portions of the connector holding frame portion 277 made of synthetic resin are provided, and pins corresponding to the upper and lower flange portions 237a1 of the connector 237a are provided. A hole 283 is provided. The upper and lower flange portions 237a1 of the connector 237a are fitted into the engagement grooves 275a of the connector holder 275 from the back side (the front side in FIG. 22) of the game board 221. In this state, the connector 237a is restricted in movement in the connector engagement direction (left-right direction in FIG. 22), and is a front-rear direction (a direction perpendicular to the paper surface in FIG. 22) as a surface direction intersecting the connector engagement direction. Further, movement in the vertical direction (vertical direction in FIG. 22) is possible.

  The connector holding frame portion 277 has a pair of upper and lower locking claws 277a as in the above-described embodiment. When the connector holding frame portion 277 is inserted into the frame attachment portion 275b of the connector holder 275 from the engagement direction of the connector 237a, a pair of upper and lower engagement claws 277a are formed in the engagement grooves 275c formed in the frame attachment portion 275b. It is attached to the frame attaching part 275b by elastically locking. At this time, the pin 281 protruding horizontally from the back surface side of the connector holding frame portion 277 passes through the hole formed in the frame attachment portion 275b, and loosely fits the pin hole 283 of the flange portion 237a1 of the connector 237a. To penetrate. Thus, the gap C3 is set between the pin hole 283 and the pin 281. As a result, the connector 237a can be shifted in the vertical and front-rear directions (surface direction intersecting with the engagement direction) within the range of the gap C3. It is said that. The up and down and front and rear directions described above correspond to the “plane direction” in the present invention.

  The third modification is configured as described above. Therefore, when the game board 221 is coupled to the mounting frame 211a, the relative displacement between the connectors 237a and 273a is adjusted when the game board side connector 237a and the mounting frame side connector 273a are engaged, and both connectors 237a are adjusted. , 273a can be smoothly performed. In particular, since the positional deviation can be adjusted by fitting the pin 281 and the pin hole 283, the connector 237a can be easily attached to the connector holder 275.

(Modification 4)
Next, Modification 4 will be described with reference to FIGS. This modified example 4 is a modified example relating to the position adjustment of the game board side connector 237b arranged at the right edge of the game board 221, and is basically a columnar or cylindrical shape similar to the modified example 3 described above. This is a position adjustment method by fitting a pin 291 and a circular pin hole 293 having a diameter larger than that of the pin 291.

  In this modified example 4, the pins 291 formed integrally with the upper and lower flange portions 279b of the connector holder 279 made of synthetic resin are projected, and correspondingly, the pin holes 293 are formed in the upper and lower flange portions 237b1 of the connector 237b. Is formed. The connector holder 279 includes a connector holding frame portion 279a into which the connector main body portion 237b2 of the connector 237b is loosely fitted, and upper and lower flange portions 279b connected to the connector holding frame portion 279a. The flange portion 279b Is fixed to the game board 221 with screws 278. In the connector 237 b, the connector main body 237 b 2 is fitted into the connector holding frame 279 a of the connector holder 279, and the upper and lower flange portions 279 b are disposed between the flange portion 237 b 1 of the connector holder 279 and the back surface of the game board 221. That is, the connector 237b is controlled in a vertical direction (vertical direction in FIG. 24) as a surface direction intersecting with the connector engagement direction in a state where movement in the front-rear direction (left-right direction in FIG. 24) that is the connector engagement direction is restricted. It is also possible to move in the left-right direction (the direction orthogonal to the paper surface in FIG. 24).

  The pin 291 of the connector holder 279 is fitted into the pin hole 293 of the flange portion 237b1 of the connector 237b so as to be loosely fitted. Thus, the gap C4 is set between the pin hole 293 and the pin 291, and thus the connector 237a can be shifted in the vertical and horizontal directions (surface direction intersecting the engagement direction) within the range of the gap C4. It is said that. The above vertical and horizontal directions correspond to the “plane direction” in the present invention.

  The modified example 4 is configured as described above. Therefore, when the game board 221 rotates to the game board stop position B, the parallel state accompanying the rotation operation of both the connectors 237b and 273b when the game board side connector 237b and the attachment frame side connector 273b are engaged. The relative positional shift including the shift of the facing angle with respect to the angle, in other words, the shift of the parallelism of the facing surfaces of the two connectors 237b and 273b is adjusted, and the engaging operation of both the connectors 237b and 273b is smoothly performed. Can do. Further, since the positional deviation can be adjusted by fitting the pin 291 and the pin hole 293, the connector 237b can be easily attached to the connector holder 279 as in the third modification.

  In the third and fourth modification examples, the pins 281 and 291 are provided on the connector holders 275 and 279 side, and the pin holes 283 and 293 are provided on the connector 237a and 237b side, but the pin holes are provided on the connector holders 275 and 279 side. 283 and 293 may be provided, and pins 281 and 291 may be provided on the connectors 237a and 237b side.

(Second Embodiment)
Next, a second embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to FIGS. This second embodiment corresponds to the invention described in “Aspect 23 to Aspect 35”. In the present embodiment, a pachinko machine is used as the gaming machine 101. As shown in FIG. 26, the gaming machine 101 according to the present embodiment includes an attachment frame 111, a gaming board 131, and a gaming board support member 151 provided in the gaming machine main body 103. The mounting frame 111 corresponds to the “mounting frame” in the present invention.

  Of the elements constituting the gaming machine 101, the construction of the gaming machine main body 103, the mounting frame 111, and the gaming board support member 151 is shown in FIGS. The front frame portion and the glass window that constitute the front portion of the gaming machine 101 are not shown for convenience. 27 and 28 show a state where the game board 131 is not fixed. The detailed structure of the gaming machine support member 151 is shown in FIG. 29, and the detailed structure of the game board 131 is shown in FIGS.

  As shown in FIG. 27, the attachment frame 111 is disposed on the front side of the gaming machine main body 103 that forms the base of the gaming machine 101. A connector 173 b configured to be engageable with a connector 137 b on the game board 131 side described later is disposed on the upper side edge of the mounting frame 111. The connectors 137b and 173b are configured in a pair of male and female shapes (see FIG. 33). In the lower edge region of the mounting frame 111, a lock means 115 with a game board up-and-down urging mechanism and a lock means 119 with a game board push-out mechanism are arranged to fix the game board 131. The former is detachably engaged with a vertical biasing lock engaging portion 115 provided on the lower edge of the game board 131 while applying a downward biasing force by manually rotating the lock handle 117. To do. The latter is detachably engaged with the game board 131 by manually rotating the lock handle 121.

  Although not shown in particular, in the latter locking means 119, when the lock handle 121 is rotated so that the locking to the game board 131 is released, the game board 131 and the mounting frame 111 are moved together with the rotation of the lock handle 121. The wedge-shaped separating means is configured to be able to enter between the two. Thus, when the game board 131 is unlocked, the game board 131 is pushed forward from the mounting frame 111 to facilitate the removal of the game board 131.

  As shown in FIG. 29, the game board support member 151 is formed by bending the metal plate as appropriate, so that the rotating portion 155 extending in the vertical direction and the upper and lower end regions of the rotating portion 155 in the horizontal direction. A game board support part 157 and a game board tilt restriction part 159 protruding in an intersecting manner are integrally formed, and a space area surrounded by each part constitutes a game board accommodation part 171.

  The game board support unit 157 supports the weight of the game board 131 (see FIG. 26) attached to the game board support member 151. Further, the game board tilt restricting portion 159 abuts on the upper edge portion of the game board 131 attached to the game board support member 151, and the game board 131 rotates around its lower end portion and falls off from the game board support member 151. It is configured to prevent this. The game board storage portion 171 stores a predetermined area on the left side of the game board 131. The game board tilt restricting portion 159 is formed with a biasing convex portion 161 that protrudes inward toward the game board housing portion 171. When the game board 131 is accommodated in the game board accommodating part 171, the urging convex part 161 is in close contact with the upper edge of the game board 131 while applying an urging force. In addition, a game board guiding part 163 having a widened opening is formed at the tip region of the game board accommodating part 171 to facilitate the insertion of the game board 131 into the game board accommodating part 171.

  Rotating hinges 153 are installed at the upper and lower ends of the game board support member 151. When the game board support member 151 is attached to the mounting frame 111, the game board support member 151 is rotatable in the horizontal plane around the rotation hinge 153. . In the present embodiment, as shown in FIG. 26, a position separated from the mounting frame 111 (hereinafter referred to as a game board attachment / detachment position A) and a position close to the mounting frame 111 (hereinafter referred to as a game board stop position B). Rotate between. FIG. 26 shows a state where the game board support member 151 to which the game board 131 is mounted is placed at the game board stop position B. The game board attachment / detachment position A corresponds to the “first position” in the present invention, and the game board attachment position B corresponds to the “second position” in the present invention.

  As shown in FIG. 28, the game board support member 151 placed at the game board attachment / detachment position A is located on the side edge of the mounting frame 111 on the side where the game board support member 151 is arranged. When attempting to rotate in the B direction, a rotation position restricting protrusion 113 is provided that restricts the rotation of the game board support member 151 by contacting the game board support member 151. Accordingly, the game board support member 151 (and the game board 131) placed at the game board attachment / detachment position A functions to be held at the position A.

  As shown in FIG. 29, the game board support member 151 further includes a rotary hinge side connector 173a. The connector 173a is formed in a hollow body by bending a metal plate, and a plurality of electrical contacts for connecting the electrical equipment on the gaming board 131 side and the electrical equipment on the gaming machine main body 103 side are provided inside. ing. When the game board 131 is attached to the game board support member 151, the connector 173a is engaged with a game board 131-side connector 137a described later according to the attachment operation of the game board 131 (see FIGS. 32 and 33). ). Note that, as the electrical equipment on the game board 131 side, for example, a main board or a sub board used for driving and controlling a display device, a sound device, or a light emitting device corresponds to this, and the electrical equipment on the gaming machine main body 103 side. For example, a power supply board, a prize ball payout device control board, or a launcher control board corresponds to this.

  Further, a normal attachment state display window 179 is provided on the front side of the game board support member 151 so that it can be visually confirmed whether or not the game board 131 is correctly attached to the game board support member 151.

The structure of the game board 131 is shown in FIGS. A display device attachment portion 135 is formed in the game area 133 constituting the front portion of the game board 131. In addition, on the upper side of the front surface of the game board 131, “OK” is displayed as the normal mounting state display symbol 141 corresponding to the normal mounting state display window 179 described above. Incidentally, the nail to be disposed in Yu Technical area 13 3, winning unit, a display device to be installed on board components and display device mounting unit 135 such as the gate portion, for convenience, the illustration and detailed description Omitted.

  Further, as shown in FIGS. 31 and 32, a game board side connector 137 a is arranged on the back side of the game board 131. The game board side connector 137a is formed by bending a metal plate, and a plurality of electrical contacts 139 are disposed therein. Among these, the connector 137a can be engaged with the above-described connector 173a on the game board support member 151 side in a one-touch manner through the operation of attaching the game board 131 to the game board support member 151. Further, the connector 137b is engaged with the connector 173b on the mounting frame 111 side in a one-touch manner through the operation of rotating the game board 131 attached to the game board support member 151 to the game board attachment position B (see FIG. 26). Is possible.

  The details of the work of attaching the game board 131 to the gaming machine 101 configured as described above will be described. When attaching the game board 131 to the game machine 101, the operator rotates the game board support member 151 to be positioned at the game board attachment / detachment position A. In this state, the game board 131 is attached to the housing portion 171 of the game board support member 151 (see FIG. 29). At the gaming board attaching / detaching position A, the gaming board support member 151 is disposed away from the mounting frame 111 and the gaming machine main body 103 (see FIG. 26), so that these members interfere with the mounting operation of the gaming board 131. Is avoided. When mounting, the game board 131 is easily guided to the housing portion 171 by the guide portion 163. Thus, the left side edge of the game board 131 is accommodated in the accommodation portion 171, and the game board 131 is supported by the game board support member 151.

  In this state, the game board 131 is placed on the game board support part 157 so that its weight is firmly supported, and the game board tilt restriction part 159 abuts against the upper edge of the game board 131. This prevents the game board 131 from inadvertently tilting around the lower edge thereof and falling off the game board support member 151. Note that the biasing convex portion 161 shown in FIG. 29 ensures that the game board tilt restricting portion 159 and the game board 131 are in close contact with each other and reliably engaged.

  Further, the rotation position restricting protrusion 113 (see FIG. 28) restricts the game board support member 151 from rotating from the game board attachment / detachment position A, and therefore, when the game board 131 is attached to the game board support member 151. Work stability is ensured.

  When the game board 131 is correctly attached to the housing portion 171 of the game board support member 151, the characters “OK” as the display symbol 141 of the game board 131 are visually recognized from the display window 179 of the game board support member 151. It can be easily confirmed that the board 131 is normally attached to the game board support member 151 (see FIG. 26). When the character “OK” is not visually recognized, the game board 131 is not normally attached to the game board support member 151. In this case, the connector 137a on the game board 131 side is not connected. In many cases, it is not correctly connected to the connector 173a on the game board support member 151 side. Therefore, it is possible to confirm the connection status of the connectors arranged on the back side from the machine front side of the gaming machine 101, depending on whether or not the characters “OK” are completely visible. That is, regarding the display means in the gaming machine according to the aspect 31 or 32, not only the normal mounting state of the gaming board is shown, but also the electrical contact between the gaming board and the gaming board support member (or the gaming board and the mounting frame). This is a mode in which the normal wearing state is visible.

  Further, instead of the above-described mode, when the display symbol is divided into two areas of “OK” and “NG”, and an indicator such as a projection serving as an index is provided on the display window 179, and the game board 131 is normally mounted. A mode in which the normal mounting state of the game board is displayed in a meter shape so that the index protrusion indicates “OK”, or the display symbol is divided into a plurality of color arrangement regions such as “red” and “blue”, and the game board 131 is displayed. Any of the modes in which the index protrusions point to the “blue” color arrangement region when the is mounted normally can be suitably employed.

  Further, when the game board 131 is attached to the game board support member 151, the connector 137 a on the game board 131 side engages with the connector 173 a on the game board support member 151 side through the attachment operation of the game board 131. The connectors 137a and 173a are formed in a pair of male and female shapes and can be engaged in a one-touch manner. As a result, the various electrical contacts in the connectors 137a and 173a are connected to each other, and the electrical equipment on the gaming board 131 side and the electrical equipment on the gaming machine main body 103 side are electrically connected to each other.

  Next, with the gaming board 131 attached, the gaming board support member 151 is horizontally rotated from the gaming board attaching / detaching position A to the gaming board fastening position B around the rotary hinge member 153 (see FIG. 26). ). As a result, the game board 131 attached to the game board support member 151 can be easily moved to the game board attachment position B while the weight is supported by the game board support portion 157. That is, after the game board 131 is attached to the game board support member 151, it is not necessary for the operator to lift and hold the game board 131.

  When the game board 131 is rotated from the game board attachment / detachment position A to the game board attachment position B, the connector 137b on the game board 131 side is moved to the mounting frame 111 side by the rotation operation of the game board 131. Engages with connector 173b. The connectors 137b and 173b are formed in a pair of male and female shapes and can be engaged in a one-touch manner. As a result, the various electrical contacts in the connectors 137b and 173b are connected to each other, and the electrical device on the gaming board 131 side and the electrical device on the gaming machine main body 103 side are electrically connected to each other (FIG. 33). reference).

  Note that when the game board 131 is attached to the game board attachment portion 151 due to the influence of dimensional tolerance or assembly error in the game board 131, the game board support member 151, and the attachment frame 111, or when the game board 131 is attached to the game board attachment position B. When the connector 137a and 173a and the connectors 137b and 173b are displaced relative to each other and engaged with the mounting frame 111, there may occur a case where the connectors 137a and 173a and the connectors 137b and 173b are relatively displaced and cannot be engaged properly. In order to cope with such a case, particularly with respect to the attachment portion of the connectors 137a and 137b to the game board 131, the attachment portion of the connector 173a to the game board support member 151, and the attachment portion of the connector 173b to the attachment frame 111, Although not shown, all or a part of them are dealt with by forming engagement holes for mounting screws in the shape of long holes. In other words, by appropriately shifting the positional relationship of the engagement holes with respect to the screws, the fastening position of the connectors can be changed as appropriate, and the positional relationship between the connectors can be finely adjusted.

  Thus, as shown in FIG. 26, the game board 131 is pivotally moved from the game board attachment / detachment position A to the game board attachment position B in a state where the game board 131 is attached to the game board support member 151, and the locking means 115 and 119 are further locked. It is fixed to the mounting frame 111 via Among these, in the locking means 115, the locking portion 143 provided on the gaming board 131 is urged in the vertical direction by the locking means 115, so that the gaming board 131 is reliably locked to the mounting frame 111. Is possible. When the game board 131 is removed from the mounting frame 111, the lock means 119 is configured to push the game board 131 forward, so that the game board 131 is separated from the mounting frame 111 by a predetermined amount, and the subsequent game board For convenience of removing 131.

  Further, the rear side perspective of the gaming machine 101 is determined by the operation of attaching the game board 131 to the game board support member 151 (the operation of housing the game board 131 in the housing portion 171) and the turning operation of the game board 131 to the attachment frame 111. As shown in FIG. 33, the connector 137a on the game board 131 side is engaged with the connector 173a on the game board support member 151 side in a one-touch manner, and the connector 137b on the game board 131 side is connected to the connector 173b on the mounting frame 111 side. And one-touch engagement. Accordingly, the mounting of the game board 131 automatically connects the electrical equipment on the gaming board 131 side to the electrical equipment on the gaming machine main body 103 side, and promotes rationalization of the gaming board 131 mounting work. Is possible.

  In the present embodiment, the electrical connection of the game board 131 is performed through the engagement of the connectors that house the electrical contacts, but this is appropriately replaced with another form such as a plug terminal. It is possible.

  Further, in the present embodiment, with the side edge portion of the game board 131 attached to the game board support member 151, the game board 131 rotates in the horizontal direction while supporting the weight of the game board 131 and is fixed to the attachment frame 111. Although the configuration is adopted, a modified example in which the gaming board is rotated in the vertical direction around the lower edge portion and supported on the mounting frame while supporting the lower edge portion of the gaming board may be adopted.

  In this case, for the game board support member, an accommodation space that contacts the lower and side surfaces of the game board is formed, and when the game board is set on the game board support member, the work operation of attaching the game board to the game board support member In order to improve the performance, it is preferable that both sides of the game board are accommodated in the accommodation space while being in sliding contact with the side surface of the accommodation space.

  In the embodiment described above, the pachinko machine has been described, but the present invention is not limited to the pachinko machine, for example, an arrangement ball machine, a slot machine, a gaming machine that performs a slot game using a pachinko ball, etc. Even other game machines can be applied.

  Furthermore, various aspects described below can be configured according to the gist of the present invention. (Aspect 1) “The gaming machine according to claim 1, wherein the rotation operation between the first position and the second position of the game board is performed by fitting the protrusion and the guide groove. A gaming machine characterized in that it is allowed in a rotation-permitted area set at the end of the operation and is restricted in areas other than the rotation-permitted area. "

  According to the first aspect of the present invention, in the gaming machine according to the first aspect, the rotation operation between the first position and the second position of the game board is performed in a region where the protrusion and the guide groove are engaged. It is allowed in the rotation allowable area set at the end portion and limited in areas other than the rotation allowable area. That is, in the invention described in the aspect 1, the game board is configured to be coupled to the mounting frame through the relative fitting operation of the protrusion and the guide groove, and in the coupled state, the game board is opened with respect to the mounting frame. The configuration is such that the projection is pivotable in a generally horizontal manner between the first position and the closed second position. As the “restricted” mode, typically, in a mode in which the rotation of the game board is directly controlled using a stopper, or in a fitting structure of the projection and the guide groove, the relative relationship between the projection and the guide groove A mode in which the general rotation is restricted to restrict the rotation operation of the game board corresponds to this.

  According to the first aspect of the invention, by adopting the above configuration, when the game board is attached to the attachment frame, during the relative fitting operation of the protrusion and the guide groove, the first position of the game board is used. The rotation to the second position can be restricted. For this reason, for example, a damage problem caused by interference of the game board with respect to the mounting frame, which may occur when the game board is rotated during the operation of fitting the protrusion into the guide groove, is avoided. That is, the game board can be accurately rotated to the proper mounting position of the mounting frame without interfering with the mounting frame.

(Aspect 2)
“A gaming machine according to aspect 1, wherein either one of the mounting frame or the gaming board controls the rotation of the gaming board by contacting the gaming board or the mounting frame. A member is provided, and on the other side, a relief portion is provided to avoid the contact with the rotation restricting member when the protrusion is positioned at the terminal end of the fitting operation of the guide groove. Pachislot machines. "

  In the invention described in aspect 2, in the gaming machine described in aspect 1, either the attachment frame or the game board has a rotation that regulates the rotation of the game board by contacting the game board or the attachment frame. A restricting member is provided, and the other is provided with a relief portion that avoids contact with the rotation restricting member when the protrusion is positioned at the terminal end of the fitting operation of the guide groove. By adopting the above configuration, until the protrusion reaches the terminal end of the guide groove after the insertion operation of the protrusion and the guide groove, that is, until the game board is coupled to the mounting frame, The rotation of the game board is restricted by the rotation restricting member. On the other hand, at the fitting end portion of the projection and the guide groove where the game board is coupled to the mounting frame, the rotation restriction by the rotation restriction member is avoided by the escape part. Rotation between the second position is possible.

(Aspect 3)
“In the gaming machine according to the first aspect, in the first operation region from the fitting start end to the vicinity of the fitting end in the fitting operation region of the projection and the guide groove, the projection is substantially straight with respect to the guide groove. In the second region where the protrusion is positioned at the end of the guide groove, the protrusion is guided so as to rotate relative to the guide groove. A gaming machine that features. "

  In the invention described in aspect 3, in the gaming machine described in aspect 1, in the first operation region from the insertion start end to the vicinity of the end of the insertion, the protrusions with respect to the guide groove Are guided so as to move relatively linearly, and in the second region where the projection is located at the end of the guide groove, the projection is guided so as to rotate relative to the guide groove. Therefore, according to the invention described in the aspect 3, it is possible to attach the game board to the attachment frame through a predetermined trajectory determined by fitting the guide groove and the protrusion, and the attachment work can be performed stably. , Workability is improved. Further, since the turning restriction and the release of the turning restriction of the game board are realized by the fitting structure of the guide groove and the protrusion, the number of parts can be reduced.

(Aspect 4)
“The gaming machine according to aspect 3, wherein the protrusion is slidably contacted with the guide groove at two positions on the front and rear, and the protrusion is substantially linear while maintaining the sliding contact at the two positions on the front and rear. The first region that is guided so as to move relative to each other, and the second region that is guided so that the protrusion relatively rotates while maintaining sliding contact at the two front and rear positions. A gaming machine characterized by that. "

  In the invention according to aspect 4, in the gaming machine according to aspect 3, the protrusion is slidably contacted with the guide groove at two places in the front and rear, and the guide groove is generally formed with the protrusion maintaining the slidable contact at two places in the front and rear. A first region that is guided so as to relatively move linearly, and a second region that is guided so that the protrusions relatively rotate while maintaining sliding contact at two front and rear positions are provided. In addition, as an aspect of “sliding contact at two places in the front and rear”, for example, when the protrusion is fitted in the guide groove and moved, the aspect is configured by two pins arranged in parallel at a predetermined interval in the moving direction, or A mode in which the tip portions of two pins are coupled to each other or a mode in which the two pins are coupled to each other via a portion having a thickness smaller than the diameter of the pin in the radial direction is included.

  Therefore, according to the invention described in the aspect 4, the operator moves the game board substantially linearly by performing a simple operation of fitting the protrusion into the guide groove relatively from the horizontal direction and turning it. Then, after being coupled to the mounting frame, it can be fixed to the mounting frame by rotating from the first position to the second position.

(Aspect 5)
“The gaming machine according to aspect 4, wherein the protrusion is configured by two front and rear pins arranged in parallel at a predetermined interval in a fitting operation direction relative to the guide groove. A game machine to play. "

  In the invention described in Aspect 5, in the gaming machine described in Aspect 4, the protrusion is configured by two front and rear pins arranged in parallel at a predetermined interval in the direction of the fitting operation relative to the guide groove. Note that “front and rear” are used to mean that they are located front and rear in the traveling direction during the fitting operation. Accordingly, it is possible to realize a fitting structure capable of performing an operation in which the two front and rear pins move relatively linearly with respect to the guide groove and a relatively rotating operation.

(Aspect 6)
“The gaming machine according to Aspect 4, wherein the protrusions are formed by replacing the front and rear columnar portions arranged in parallel with a predetermined interval in the fitting operation direction relative to the guide groove. A gaming machine characterized by being joined at a portion thinner than its diameter. "

  In the invention described in aspect 6, in the gaming machine described in aspect 4, the protrusions are formed by replacing the front and rear cylindrical portions arranged in parallel with a predetermined interval in the direction of the fitting operation relative to the guide groove. It is set as the structure joined by the thin part rather than the diameter of a columnar part. Thereby, like the invention described in the aspect 5, it is possible to realize a fitting structure capable of performing an operation in which the protrusion is relatively linearly moved relative to the guide groove and an operation in which the protrusion is relatively rotated.

(Aspect 7)
“A gaming machine according to Aspect 5 or 6, wherein the guide groove and the two front and rear pins or the front and rear cylindrical portions are inserted into the guide groove with respect to the relative insertion operation. When a second pin or columnar portion located on the side is fitted, a relative linear movement direction between the guide groove and the two front and rear pins or the front and rear columnar portions is defined. A gaming machine that features. "

  In the invention according to aspect 7, in the gaming machine according to aspect 5 or 6, in the relative fitting operation between the guide groove and the two front and rear pins or the front and rear cylindrical portions, the fitting direction with respect to the guide groove A configuration in which a relative linear moving direction between the guide groove and the front and rear two pins or the front and rear cylindrical parts is defined when the second pin or the cylindrical part located on the rear side is fitted. It is said. Thus, according to the invention described in the aspect 7, when the second pin or the cylindrical portion is relatively fitted in the guide groove, the subsequent linear movement direction is defined. When the first pin or the cylindrical portion is fitted, it can be fitted from any direction without being restricted in the fitting direction, which is effective in improving workability in the initial stage of the fitting operation.

(Aspect 8)
“A gaming machine according to aspect 7, wherein the guide groove is formed continuously with a straight region extending linearly toward the back side at a predetermined inclination angle and the straight region. A gaming machine comprising a hook-like turn-back portion, and a turn-permissible region that allows turning of the two pins or the front and rear cylindrical portions by the turn-up portion.

  In the invention described in Aspect 8, the guide groove in the gaming machine described in Aspect 7 includes a straight region extending linearly toward the back side at a predetermined inclination angle, and a continuous linear region. It is set as the structure which has the formed hook-shaped folding part. And the rotation permissible area | region which accept | permits rotation of the front and rear two pins or the front and rear columnar part is comprised by the said folding | turning part. According to the invention described in Aspect 8, by setting the hook-like turn-back portion, the guide groove having the rotation-permissible region that allows the rotation of the front and rear two pins or the front and rear cylindrical portions is configured. be able to.

(Aspect 9)
“The gaming machine according to aspect 8, wherein the guide groove restricts movement of the two front and rear pins or the front and rear cylindrical portions after the rotation operation in a direction other than the rotation return direction. A gaming machine characterized in that it is configured to include a movement restricting portion. "

  In the invention according to aspect 9, the guide groove in the gaming machine according to aspect 8 restricts movement of the two front and rear pins or the front and rear cylindrical portions after the rotation operation in directions other than the rotation return direction. It is set as the structure provided with the movement control part to perform. By adopting such a configuration, it is effective in suppressing “rattle” in the left-right direction of the game board when the game board is rotated from the first position to the second position.

(Aspect 10)
“The gaming machine according to Aspect 9, wherein the movement restricting portion is configured by a boundary portion formed between the straight region portion and the folded end portion, and two front and rear portions sandwiching the boundary portion. A gaming machine characterized in that the movement in a direction other than the rotation return direction is restricted by positioning the pins or the front and rear cylindrical portions opposite to each other. "

  In the invention according to aspect 10, the movement restricting portion in the gaming machine according to aspect 9 is constituted by a boundary portion formed between the straight region portion and the folded end portion, and the front and rear sides sandwiching the boundary portion. It is set as the structure by which a movement to directions other than a rotation return direction is controlled because two pins or the cylindrical part of front and back are located in opposition. As a result, the effect of suppressing the “rattle” in the horizontal direction of the game board can be realized with a simple configuration.

(Aspect 11)
“The gaming machine according to aspect 3, wherein the protrusion has at least one plane portion in a circumferential direction, and the guide groove is in a surface contact with the plane portion of the protrusion, and the protrusion is substantially linear. A game comprising: the first area for guiding the relative movement; and the second area for releasing the surface contact with the flat portion of the protrusion to guide the relative rotation of the protrusion. Machine. "

  In the invention described in aspect 11, in the gaming machine described in aspect 3, the protrusion has at least one flat surface portion in the circumferential direction, and the guide groove is substantially linear while being in surface contact with the flat surface portion of the protrusion. And a second region for guiding the rotation of the projection by releasing the surface contact with the flat portion of the projection. The “having at least one plane portion in the circumferential direction” is one mode for restricting rotation, for example, a circle having a so-called two-plane width in which flat surfaces parallel to each other are formed on the outer circumferential surface. Columnar protrusions can be suitably used. Moreover, the aspect of “releasing surface contact” includes an aspect of releasing in the circumferential direction and an aspect of releasing in the axial direction. Therefore, according to the eleventh aspect of the invention having the above-described configuration, the worker moves and attaches the game board substantially linearly by performing a simple operation of fitting the protrusion into the guide groove and turning it. After being coupled to the frame, it can be pivoted from the first position to the second position and secured to the mounting frame.

(Aspect 12)
“The gaming machine according to claim 1 or any one of aspects 1 to 11, wherein an electrical contact is provided on the gaming board, and the gaming board is connected to the protrusion and the guide groove. When coupled to the mounting frame via a fitting operation, the gaming machine is electrically connected to an electrical contact provided on the mounting frame side based on the mounting operation.

  In the invention according to aspect 12, in the gaming machine according to claim 1 or any one of aspects 1 to 11, an electrical contact is provided on the game board, and the game board has a protrusion, a guide groove, When coupled to the mounting frame through the fitting operation, the electrical connection is established with the electrical contacts provided on the mounting frame based on the mounting operation. Based on the fitting operation between the projection and the guide groove, that is, the operation of engaging the game board with the mounting frame, the electrical contact joining work is performed at the same time. It will be.

(Aspect 13)
“The gaming machine according to aspect 12, wherein at least one of the electrical contacts is configured such that a relative positional relationship with respect to another electrical contact is adjustable.”

  According to the invention described in aspect 13, in the gaming machine described in aspect 12, at least one of the electrical contacts is configured such that the relative positional relationship with respect to the other electrical contacts can be adjusted. Thereby, the structure which can be easily coped with when the shift | offset | difference arises in the relative positional relationship of electrical contacts by the assembly | attachment error between a game board and a mounting frame will be obtained.

(Aspect 14)
The gaming machine according to Aspect 12 or 13, wherein the electrical contacts on the gaming board side are configured as a pair of male and female connectors that are engaged with the electrical contacts on the mounting frame side in a one-touch manner. A gaming machine characterized by being played. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 14, in the gaming machine described in aspect 12 or 13, the electrical contacts on the gaming board side are a pair of male and female shapes that are engaged with the electrical contacts on the mounting frame side in a one-touch manner. It is configured as a connector. The meaning of “engage in one touch” in the present invention is that the connector of the game board formed in one of the male and female shapes engages with the mating connector formed on the other of the male and female shapes, thereby connecting to the connector. It is intended to broadly include a mode in which the formed electrical contacts are joined at a time. With this configuration, in the game board installation work, the operator can connect the electrical wiring related to the game board simply by performing the game board installation work without being particularly aware of the electrical wiring connection work. Further, the workability regarding the mounting of the game board can be further improved.

(Aspect 15)
“The gaming machine according to Aspect 14, wherein at least one of the connectors is moved in a plane direction intersecting an engagement direction of the connector with respect to a connector holder attached to the game board or the attachment frame. It is held in an allowed state, and the movement-permitted state is formed between the connector main body portion of the connector and the connector holding frame portion that is formed on the connector holder and is fitted to the connector main body portion from the outside. A gaming machine characterized by a gap. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 15, at least one of the connectors in the gaming machine described in aspect 14 is in a plane direction that intersects the engagement direction of the connector with respect to the connector holder attached to the game board or the attachment frame. The movement is held in a permitted state. The connector movement allowance state is formed by a gap formed between the connector main body portion of the connector and the connector holding frame portion that is formed on the connector holder and is fitted to the connector main body portion from the outside. Note that the “surface direction” corresponds to, for example, the up-down direction and the left-right direction or the up-down direction and the front-rear direction when viewed from the front side of the gaming machine. According to such a configuration, in the case where the relative positional relationship of the connector person is shifted due to an assembly error between the game board and the mounting frame, the positional shift can be easily dealt with by the displacement of the connector within the gap. It becomes possible.

(Aspect 16)
“The gaming machine according to Aspect 14, wherein at least one of the connectors is moved in a plane direction intersecting an engagement direction of the connector with respect to a connector holder attached to the game board or the attachment frame. The movement-permitted state is configured by fitting a pin formed on one of the connector and the connector holder and a pin hole having a larger diameter than the pin formed on the other side. A gaming machine characterized by

  According to the invention described in aspect 16, at least one of the connectors in the gaming machine described in aspect 14 is in a plane direction that intersects the engagement direction of the connector with respect to the connector holder attached to the game board or the attachment frame. The movement is held in a permitted state. The movement allowance state of the connector is configured by fitting a pin formed in one of the connector and the connector holder and a pin hole having a larger diameter than the pin formed in the other. Note that the “surface direction” corresponds to, for example, the up-down direction and the left-right direction or the up-down direction and the front-rear direction when viewed from the front side of the gaming machine. According to such a configuration, in the case where the relative positional relationship of the connector person is shifted due to an assembly error between the game board and the mounting frame, it is possible to easily cope with the positional shift by the relative displacement between the pin and the pin hole. It becomes. In particular, if the connector or connector holder for forming the pins is made of synthetic resin and the pins are integrally formed, the labor for manufacturing and mounting can be reduced.

(Aspect 17)
“A gaming machine according to claim 1 or any one of aspects 1 to 16, comprising a locking means for fastening the gaming board rotated to the second position to the mounting frame. A gaming machine that features. "

  According to the invention described in Aspect 17, in the gaming machine according to any one of Claims 1 or Aspects 1 to 16, the lock means for fixing the game board rotated to the second position to the attachment frame is provided. It is set as the structure provided. Thereby, a game board can be reliably fixed with respect to an attachment frame.

(Aspect 18)
“A game machine main body mounting frame and a game board attached to the mounting frame, and one side edge of the game board and one side edge of the mounting frame, respectively, A projection is formed with a guide groove on the other side, and the gaming board is a gaming machine configured to be coupled to the mounting frame through a relative fitting operation between the projection and the guide groove. One of the formed connectors that can be engaged with each other is attached to the mounting frame, the other is attached to the game board, and the connector on the mounting frame side is disposed so as to be horizontally rotatable with respect to the mounting frame, A pressurizing part that is pressurized by a pressurizing part formed on the game board side, and the game board is coupled to the mounting frame through a fitting operation of the protrusion and the guide groove; When the pressed part is pressed by the pressing part. After being rotated corrected as the direction of engagement relative skill platen side connector coincides with the moving direction of the game board, the gaming machine characterized by being configured to be engaged. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 18, there is provided a mounting frame of the gaming machine main body and a gaming board attached to the mounting frame, each of the upper side of one side edge of the gaming board and one side edge of the mounting frame. A gaming machine having a protrusion on one side and a guide groove on the other side is formed below. The game board is configured to be coupled to the mounting frame through a relative fitting operation between the protrusion and the guide groove. As a gaming machine, a pachinko machine, an arrangement ball machine, etc. correspond to this typically. In addition, as an aspect in which “the protrusion and the guide groove are formed”, in addition to an aspect in which the protrusion is formed directly on the mounting frame or the game board, a mounting bracket or a guide groove in which the protrusion is formed is formed on the mounting frame or the game board. And a mode of fixing the mounting bracket. The “projection” typically corresponds to a cylindrical pin (axis), but includes a cylindrical shape, an ellipse, a square, or the like. Further, the “relative fitting operation” is typically performed from the front (front) side of the gaming machine.

  In the gaming machine according to the aspect 18, one of the male and female connectors that can be engaged with each other is attached to the attachment frame, and the other is attached to the game board. The connector on the attachment frame side is disposed so as to be horizontally rotatable with respect to the attachment frame, and has a pressurized part that is pressurized by a pressure part formed on the game board side. Then, when the game board is coupled to the mounting frame through the fitting operation of the protrusion and the guide groove, the direction of engagement with the connector on the game board side is moved by the pressure of the pressurized part by the pressure part. The rotation is corrected so as to coincide with the direction, and then engaged. The “connector” typically corresponds to a connector used to connect an electrical component or electronic component on the mounting frame side and an electrical component or electronic component on the game board side.

  With the above configuration, when the protrusion and the guide groove are fitted to connect the game board to the mounting frame, the pressurization part formed on the game board abuts against the pressurized part of the connector and presses it. . Thereby, the rotation is corrected so that the direction of engagement with the connector on the game board side coincides with the direction of movement of the game board, and the connectors are engaged with each other in the corrected state. Thus, according to the invention described in the aspect 18, when the game board is coupled to the mounting frame through the operation of the fitting of the protrusion and the guide groove, the relationship between the connectors on the mounting frame side and the game board side is established. Since the mating direction is automatically aligned, the engagement operation of the connector is performed properly and rationally. Further, the connector for the game board can be engaged at the same time only by performing the connection work of the game board to the mounting frame, and the workability for mounting the game board can be further improved.

(Aspect 19)
The gaming machine according to Aspect 18, wherein the pressurizing part on the game board side and the pressed part on the connector side are a combination of a protrusion and an engagement groove into which the protrusion can be fitted. A gaming machine characterized by being configured by. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 19, in the gaming machine described in aspect 18, the pressurizing part on the game board side and the pressed part on the connector side are the protrusion and the engaging groove into which the protrusion can fit. It is comprised by the combination. When such a configuration is adopted, the rotating operation of the connector can be stabilized.

(Aspect 20)
“A gaming machine according to aspect 19, wherein the engaging groove is formed with a guiding portion that guides the protrusion into the engaging groove. . "

  According to the invention described in aspect 20, in the gaming machine described in aspect 19, the opening portion of the engagement groove is formed with a guide portion that guides the protrusion into the engagement groove. Is done. With this configuration, the engagement groove and the protrusion can be smoothly fitted.

(Aspect 21)
“A gaming machine according to the aspect 19 or 20, wherein the protrusion or the engaging groove constituting the pressurizing portion on the gaming board side is a protrusion or a protrusion provided for coupling the gaming board to the mounting frame. A gaming machine characterized by having a structure that also serves as a guide groove. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 21, in the gaming machine described in aspect 19 or 20, the protrusion or the engaging groove constituting the pressurizing portion on the game board side is provided for coupling the game board to the mounting frame. The projections or guide grooves formed are also used. Thus, when it is set as the structure which also uses a component, the correction function of a connector can be obtained with few parts.

(Aspect 22)
“The gaming machine according to any one of aspects 18 to 21, wherein the connector is configured such that, in a state before the game board is coupled to the mounting frame, the pressed portion is urged by elastic force. A gaming machine characterized in that the gaming machine is configured to be held at a position facing the pressurizing portion so as to be able to come into contact therewith. "

  According to the invention described in Aspect 22, in the gaming machine according to any one of Aspects 18-21, the connector is pressurized by an urging force by an elastic force before the game board is coupled to the mounting frame. It is set as the structure hold | maintained in the position where a part opposes a pressurization part so that contact | abutment is possible. With this configuration, in the operation of attaching the game board to the attachment frame, the pressure part on the game board side is surely brought into contact with the pressurized part on the connector side, whereby the connector is rotated to the correction position. It can be moved.

(Aspect 23)
“A game board, a game machine main body side mounting frame to which the game board is mounted, a first position opened with respect to the mounting frame in a state where the weight of the game board is supported, and a second position closed. A game board support member that is rotatable horizontally between the game board and the game board attached to the game board support member at the first position via the game board support member. A gaming machine that rotates to the second position and is attached to the mounting frame at the second position. "

  According to the invention described in the aspect 23, the game board, the attachment frame on the gaming machine main body side to which the game board is attached, and the first opening opened with respect to the attachment frame while supporting the weight of the game board. A gaming machine is configured having a gaming board support member that is pivotable substantially horizontally between the position and the closed second position. As a gaming machine, a pachinko machine, an arrangement ball machine, etc. correspond to this typically. In the gaming machine according to the present invention, the gaming board attached to the gaming board support member at the first position maintains the weight supported state, and the second board via the gaming board support member. And is configured to be attached to the attachment frame at the second position. The “closed second position” is a concept including not only a completely closed position but also a position immediately before reaching a completely closed position.

  In general, a game board is not only heavy but also a display device, a winning device, or an electrical equipment or a control board for driving the device, and therefore, it corresponds to a member constituting a gaming machine. It becomes a heavy thing. For this reason, it can be said that it is a member with a high request | requirement which highly rationalizes workability | operativity at the time of game machine manufacture or game board replacement | exchange. In the present invention, the game board can be attached to the game board support member at a position where the game board is not easily interfered with the attachment frame. At this time, because the game board support member supports the weight of the game board, the operator does not need to support the game board with a relatively heavy weight by hand. Then, with the game board support member supporting the weight of the game board, the game board is rotated from the first position opened with respect to the mounting frame to the second position closed, and the game is played at the second position. The board can be fixed to the mounting frame, and the workability when the game board is attached to the main body can be reasonably improved.

  Note that the gaming board support member according to the present invention is a mode in which, when a gaming board is mounted, the entire board is in contact with the lower edge of the gaming board to support its weight, a part of the lower edge of the gaming board or one of the side edges Any aspect of contacting the portion and supporting the weight thereof is preferably included.

(Aspect 24)
“The gaming machine according to aspect 23, wherein an electrical contact is provided on the game board, and the electrical contact is based on the attachment operation when the game board is attached to the game board support member. When the game board is electrically connected to an electrical contact provided on the game board support member, or when the game board is rotated to the second position in a state of being supported by the game board support member, the second position A gaming machine characterized in that it is electrically connected to an electrical contact provided on the mounting frame or the gaming machine main body side based on the pivoting motion to the side. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 24, an electrical contact is provided on the game board in the gaming machine described in aspect 23, and the electrical contact is attached when the game board is attached to the game board support member. Based on the above, it is configured to be electrically connected to an electrical contact provided on the game board support member. Alternatively, when the game board is rotated to the second position in a state where the game board is supported by the game board support member, the electrical contact is attached to the mounting frame or the gaming machine based on the rotation operation to the second position. It is comprised so that it may be electrically connected with the electrical contact provided in the main body side. When attaching the game board to the attachment frame via the game board support member, based on the operation of attaching the game board to the game board support member, or the operation of rotating the game board from the first position to the second position, Since electrical contacts can be joined at the same time, it contributes to a more rational game board installation.

  The gist of the present invention is to perform the electrical connection work to the game board while utilizing the operation when the game board is attached to the gaming machine, and the electrical contact of the game board is the game board support member. It is possible to include all aspects that are connected only to electrical contacts, aspects that are connected to electrical contacts on the mounting frame and / or gaming machine main body, and aspects that are connected to any of those electrical contacts.

(Aspect 25)
25. The gaming machine according to Aspect 24, wherein the electrical contact on the gaming board side is supported by the gaming board by an operation of attaching the gaming board to a gaming board support member or a turning operation to the second position. A gaming machine characterized by being configured as a pair of male and female connectors to be engaged with the electrical contacts on the member side, the electrical contacts on the mounting frame side, or the electrical contacts on the gaming machine body side in a one-touch manner . "

  According to the invention described in aspect 25, the electrical contact on the game board side in the gaming machine described in aspect 24 is caused by the attachment operation of the game board to the game board support member or the rotation operation to the second position. It is configured as a pair of male and female connectors that can be engaged with the electrical contacts on the board support member side, the mounting frame side, or the gaming machine main body side in a one-touch manner. As the meaning of "engage in one touch" in the present invention, the connector of the game board formed in one of the male and female shapes is engaged with the other connector formed in the other of the male and female shapes, It is intended to widely include a mode in which the electrical contacts disposed on the connector are joined at a time. With this configuration, in the game board mounting work, the operator can connect the electrical wiring related to the game board simply by performing the mounting operation of the game board without being particularly conscious of the electrical wiring connection work. The rationality regarding the mounting of the game board can be further improved.

(Aspect 26)
“The gaming machine according to aspect 24 or 25, wherein at least one of the electrical contacts is relative to another electrical contact so as to correspond to an arrangement error of the game board support member or the mounting frame with respect to the game board. A game machine characterized in that the general positional relationship is adjustable. "

  According to the invention described in Aspect 26, in the gaming machine according to Aspect 24 or 25, at least one of the electrical contacts corresponds to other placement errors of the game board support member or the mounting frame with respect to the game board. The relative positional relationship with respect to the electrical contact is configured to be adjustable. As a result, it is possible to easily cope with a case where a relative positional relationship between electrical contacts is shifted due to an assembly error between each member element such as a game board, a game board support member, a mounting frame, and a game machine main body. Will be obtained.

(Aspect 27)
“The gaming machine according to any one of aspects 23 to 26, wherein the gaming board support member is further brought into contact with an upper edge portion of the gaming board attached to the gaming board support member, thereby the gaming board. The game machine is characterized in that a member that restricts tilting around the lower end portion is integrally formed. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 27, the gaming board support member in the gaming machine of any one of aspects 23 to 26 is further brought into contact with the upper edge portion of the gaming board attached to the gaming board support member. A game board tilt restricting portion for restricting the tilting of the board around its lower end is integrally formed. With the gaming board support member supporting the weight of the gaming board, the gaming board tilt restricting portion integrated with the gaming board support member abuts on the upper edge of the gaming board, so that the upper and lower parts of the gaming board are Both can be supported. This makes it possible to avoid the risk that the game board loses balance during work and tilts around the lower end of the game board.

(Aspect 28)
“A gaming machine according to aspect 27, wherein the gaming board tilt restricting member is in close contact with the gaming board through a resilient force.”

  According to the invention described in aspect 28, the gaming board tilt regulating member in the gaming machine described in aspect 27 is configured to be in close contact with the gaming board via a resilient force. With this configuration, it is possible to increase the certainty of holding the upper edge portion of the game board by the game board tilt regulating member.

(Aspect 29)
"A gaming machine according to any one of aspects 23 to 28, wherein the gaming board support member is configured to rotate in a horizontal plane about a mounting portion to a side edge of the mounting frame; A game board support part extending in a crossing manner from the lower part of the rotation part so as to be able to support the weight of the game board, and the rotation part to contact the upper edge part of the game board and restrict the tilt of the game board A tilt restricting portion extending in an intersecting manner from the upper portion is integrally formed, and the turning portion, the game board support portion, and the tilt restricting portion are recesses that can accommodate at least a side edge portion of the game board. A gaming machine characterized by having "."

  According to the invention described in aspect 29, the game board support member in the gaming machine of any one of the above aspects 23 to 28 has an integrally formed turning part, game board support part, and tilt restriction part, A recess that can accommodate at least a side edge of the game board is formed. The operator can easily set the game board on the game board support member by inserting the side edge portion of the game board into the concave portion and accommodating it. In addition, since the upper side of the recess functions to prevent inadvertent tilting of the game board, it is possible to improve workability while reasonably securing the holding capacity of the game board. The concave portion includes both an aspect in which a part including the side edge portion of the game board is accommodated and an aspect in which the entire game board is accommodated.

(Aspect 30)
30. A gaming machine according to aspect 29, wherein a gaming board guiding means for the concave portion is provided at an opening of the concave portion that accommodates the gaming board. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 30, the recess for housing the game board in the gaming machine described in aspect 29 is configured to have a game board guiding means for the recess in the opening. The operator can easily accommodate the game board in the accommodation recess of the game board support member via the game board guiding means. In addition, as a specific aspect of the guiding means, for example, in order to securely store without opening the game board, such as a configuration such as widening the opening of the storage recess so as to be wider than the storage portion, A configuration in which a guide groove is formed in the opening can be employed.

(Aspect 31)
“A gaming machine according to any one of aspects 23 to 30, characterized in that means for displaying whether or not the gaming board is normally attached to the gaming board support member is arranged. Pachislot machines. "

  According to the invention described in the aspect 31, the means for displaying whether or not the gaming board in any of the gaming machines of the above aspects 23 to 30 is normally attached to the gaming board support member is arranged. This ensures the certainty of the work of attaching the game board to the game board support member.

(Aspect 32)
“The gaming machine according to aspect 31, wherein the display means includes an opening formed at a predetermined position of the game board support member, and a code indicating a normal mounting state arranged at the predetermined position of the game board. The gaming machine is configured such that the sign faces the opening when the gaming board is normally attached to the gaming board support member. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 32, with respect to the display means in the gaming machine described in aspect 31, an opening formed at a predetermined position of the game board support member and a normal mounting state arranged at the predetermined position of the game board And a sign indicating. And when a game board is normally attached to a game board support member, it comprises so that the said code | symbol may face an opening part. This makes it possible to visually confirm the accuracy of the mounting of the game board to the game board support member, and contribute to the rationalization of the work of mounting the game board to the game board support portion.

(Aspect 33)
“A gaming machine according to any one of aspects 23 to 32, wherein the gaming board support member is provided with means for releasably holding it in the first position.”

  According to the invention described in aspect 33, in the gaming machine according to any one of aspects 23 to 32, means for holding the game board support member in the first position so as to be releasably set is set. By holding the game board support member in the first position, it is possible to assist the mounting operation of the game board to the game board support member in the first position.

(Aspect 34)
“A gaming machine according to any one of aspects 23 to 33, having a locking means for fixing the gaming board to the mounting frame, wherein the gaming board rotates in a horizontal plane. The game machine is characterized in that it is prevented from being detached from the mounting frame, and an urging force is applied to the game board in the vertical direction.

  According to the invention described in Aspect 34, in the gaming machine according to any one of Aspects 23 to 33, the locking means for securing the game board to the mounting frame is arranged. The locking means is configured to restrict the gaming board from rotating horizontally and being detached from the mounting frame, and to apply a biasing force to the gaming board in the vertical direction. By using the urging force in the vertical direction by this locking means, when locking the game board to the mounting frame, it becomes possible to fix the game board in close contact with the mounting frame by such a locking operation. It is possible to perform the work of attaching the game board to the mounting frame.

(Aspect 35)
“The gaming machine according to any one of aspects 23 to 34, further comprising: locking means for releasably attaching the gaming board to the mounting frame, wherein the locking means is the attachment of the gaming board. A gaming machine characterized in that an urging force is applied to release the game board from the mounting frame in the horizontal direction when releasing from the frame. "

  According to the invention described in aspect 35, the gaming machine of any one of aspects 23 to 34 is further provided with a locking means for releasably fixing the game board to the mounting frame. The locking means is configured to apply an urging force that causes the game board to be detached from the mounting frame in the horizontal direction when releasing the game board from being attached to the mounting frame. Therefore, contrary to the above work, when the game board is detached from the mounting frame, it is possible to configure the game board so that the game board is naturally detached from the mounting frame when the lock between the game board and the mounting frame is released. Easy removal work from the panel mounting frame. In particular, the present invention is useful in a so-called closed type game machine in which the game board is fixed in close contact with the mounting frame and the operator's hand is difficult to enter on the back side of the game machine.

101 gaming machine 103 gaming machine main body 111 mounting frame (mounting frame)
113 Locking position restricting projection of rotating hinge 115 Locking means with gaming board up-and-down urging mechanism 117 Locking handle 119 Locking means with gaming board push-out mechanism 121 Locking handle 131 Game board 133 Game area 135 Display device mounting part 137 Game board side connector 139 Plural electrical contacts 141 Normal installation state display symbol 143 Vertical bias lock locking portion 151 Game board support member 153 Rotating hinge member 155 Rotating section 157 Game board support section 159 Game board tilt regulating section 161 Energizing convex section 163 Guidance Portion 171 Game board housing portion 173 Rotating hinge side connector 175 Multiple electrical contacts 177 Rotating hinge side connector mounting hole 179 Normal mounting state display window 201 Gaming machine 203 Gaming machine main body 205 Outer frame 211 Front frame 211a Mounting frame 213 Fixing bracket 215 Pin Guide groove 215a Opening 215b Straight line area 215c Folding part 215d Pin guiding part 221 Game board 221a Locking part 221b Recess 223 Game area 225 Fixing bracket 227 Mounting pin 229 Lock hole 229a Hole peripheral part 237a First game board side connector 237b second game board connector 237b1 flange portion 237b2 connector main body 241 mounting frame side locking means 243 locks the handle 245 horizontal axis 251 game board side locking means 253 locks the handle 253a lock portion 253b operating knob 253c engaging pawl 255 horizontal axis 257 the locking piece of 261 Connector holder 263 Support shaft 265 Plate 267 Pin engagement groove 273a First attachment frame side connector 273b Second attachment frame side connector 275 Connector holder 275a Engagement groove 275b Frame attachment portion 2 75c Locking groove 277 Connector holding frame part 277a Locking claw 278 Screw 279 Connector holder 279a Connector holding frame part 279b Flange part 279c Locking claw 279d Correction plate 281 Pin 283 Pin hole 291 Pin 293 Pin hole 313 Fixing bracket 315 Pin guide groove 315a Opening 317 Stopper 327 Mounting pin 331 Notch 413 Fixing bracket 415 Pin guide groove 415a Opening 415b Circular portion 427 Mounting pin 427a Plane portion

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  1. And mounting frame of the game machine body having an electrical device, there at the gaming machine comprising a game board, a having an electrical equipment connected to the electric device of the game machine main body together removably attached to said attachment frame And
    Before Symbol game board is,
    As can be assembled to a second closed position relative to the mounting frame in operation to substantially pivots horizontally therefrom with assembled in a first open position relative to the mounting frame by fitting operation by linear movement And
    Furthermore, the game board includes
    A first game board-side connector connected to a part of the electric device on the game board side is attached to the rear side on the side side which is the front in the fitting direction at the time of the fitting,
    A second game board-side connector connected to a part of the electrical device is attached to the rear side of the side that is the rear of the fitting direction;
    On the other hand, the mounting frame includes
    The first mounting frame side connector that can be engaged with the first game board side connector in a one-touch manner by the operation of assembling the game board at the first position with the fitting direction of the game board as the engagement / disengagement direction. As well as
    A first front-rear direction of the game board in the horizontal rotation direction is an engagement / disengagement direction, and a first operation that can be engaged with the second game board side connector in a one-touch manner by a rotation operation of assembling the game board at the second position. 2 mounting frame side connectors,
    Then, the electrical equipment of the gaming board and the electrical equipment of the gaming machine main body are dispersed into the first gaming board side connector / mounting frame side connector and the second gaming board side connector / mounting frame side connector. A gaming machine characterized by being connected .
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