MyPinballs Segment Display Controller
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Those segment displays are controlled by a very simple serial protocol. Two variants exist: The original MyPinball controller which can controll existing segments and the TNA segment displays sold by PBL which includes four segments. Both can be controlled using this platform.
Video about segment displays:
Mypinballs Segment Displays Controller
MyPinballs sells segment display controller which can be used with MPF to control existing Bally/Stern segment displays (or replacement displays). See the Direct-wiring MyPinballs to 3rd-Party Segment Displays section for details about how to wire those. Connect it to your PC using USB and control up to six segment displays.
Config looks like this:
hardware: segment_displays: mypinballs mypinballs: port: /dev/ttyUSB0 segment_displays: display1: number: 1 display2: number: 2 display3: number: 3 display4: number: 4 display5: number: 5 display6: number: 6
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Alternative, PBL sells TNA segment displays which use the same serial protocol. The board is ready-made with four segment displays and a controller which can be controlled by MPF via USB.
Config looks like this:
hardware: segment_displays: mypinballs mypinballs: port: /dev/ttyUSB0 segment_displays: display1: number: 1 display2: number: 2 display3: number: 3 display4: number: 4
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