Configuring and Enabling Flippers/Pop Bumpers/Slingshots in LISY
Related Config File Sections:
System 1/80 does not support rules in software for flippers/pop bumpers/slingshots because CPUs were not fast enough at that time. Instead, they installed a hardware relay to enable flippers/pop bumpers/slingshots by connecting them physically to the corresponding switches (similar to fliptronics).
All you have to do is to configure the
game_over_relay (which is
connected as light) in LISY1 and LISY80:
digital_outputs: game_over_relay: number: 1 type: light enable_events: ball_started disable_events: ball_will_end
In LISY35 the same relay is connected to a driver. You can use this example to enable flippers:
digital_outputs: flipper_enabling_relay: type: driver number: 16 enable_events: ball_started disable_events: ball_will_end
This config will automatically enable the flippers on ball start and disable them on ball end. You can add more events to enable/disable them during the game.
What if it did not work?
Have a look at our LISY troubleshooting guide.
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