The 24 paddle machine was installed in 1998 and was the first multi paddle, large flap Edinburgh Designs machine.
Having worked well for over 20 years, the servo amplifiers and digital controllers are now obsolete, and spares are hard to come by.
The machine is now like new and can be seen in action in the following video:
After 20 years, it was a good time for a full electronic upgrade.
The mechanical side of the machine only required some minor renewal works.