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Produced in September of 1974 (2,525 units) the Gottlieb Duotron is the 2 player version of the 4 player Magnotron. The machine features a captive ball and pop out ball both located in the center of the play field. Design by Ed Krynski. Art by Gordon Morison.

Duotron was produced by Gottlieb, D. & Co. in 1974.

Gottlieb, D. & Co. released 632 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1929. Gottlieb, D. & Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Gottlieb, D. & Co. during the time period Duotron was produced include: Top Hand, Ten-Up, Pro-Football, King Pin, Jungle Life, Big Indian, Magnotron, Sky Dive, Sky Jump, and Top Card


Name Duotron
Developer Gottlieb, D. & Co. (United States)
Year 1974
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 14124
Sub-Type Electro-Mechanical
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Duotron KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.78 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.80

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 4.75

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 4.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Duotron Census

There are 14,842 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Duotron collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Duotron machine for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Pinball Compendium : 1970-1981 Shalhoub (ISBN 0764320742) Page: 65; Color photo

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