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This was the first "talking" pinball machine ever. It had a female robot theme and would greet the player with a seductive voice saying, "Welcome to Xenon" when the coin was put in. It would respond to bumper hits with some fairly R-rated "Oooh" and "Aaah" sound effects in the same robotic female voice. Nice graphics on the panel, fun to play.

I am fairly certain Bally had a TV Commercial done for this one when it first came out too.

Xenon was produced by Bally Manufacturing Co. in 1980.

Bally Manufacturing Co. released 867 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1930. Bally Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Manufacturing Co. during the time period Xenon was produced include: Miss America Deluxe, Tahiti, Voltan Escapes Cosmic Doom, Supersonic, Star Trek Pinball, E1238, Frontier, Hotdoggin', Mystic, and Rolling Stones


Name Xenon
Developer Bally Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1980
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 6673
Sub-Type Solid State
# Maximum Players 4
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Xenon KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

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

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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 Xenon Census

There are 14,759 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,475 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,456 machines (6,896 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 68 known instances of this machine owned by Xenon collectors who are active members. Of these, 68 of them are original dedicated machines.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Xenon machines for sale.

Wanted - There are 5 active VAPS members currently looking for Xenon.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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



Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Pinball, The Lure of the Silver Ball Flower Kurtz (ISBN 1555213227) Page: 82; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Arcade Treasures Kurtz (ISBN 088740619X) Page: 113; Color photo
  3. Pinball Goddard (ISBN 0785800719) Page: 65; Color photo Price guide: No
  4. Pinball Compendium : 1970-1981 Shalhoub (ISBN 0764320742) Page: 175; Color photo
  5. Pinball Snapshots : Air Aces to Xenon Rossignoli McGuiness (ISBN 0764321099) Page: 251; Color photo

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  1. 3D Model (External): Dedicated

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