Stern DMD in a B/W?

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Stern DMD in a B/W?

Post by Methos » Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:59 am

Has anyone tried installing a Stern 5v DMD into a WPC95? I see some on Pinside say yes, others say don't do it.
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Re: Stern DMD in a B/W?

Post by KingPin Games » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:17 am

i don't see why not. my only concern would be the 5v pull on the (well documented) low 5v issues associated with wpc/wpc95 boards. the data is the same regardless. Colordmd can be moved from stern to wpc to wpc95, etc, etc without any changes in the way the data is received.
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Re: Stern DMD in a B/W?

Post by ralphwiggum » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:20 am

I have done it a bunch of times without issue. I love snapping up those LED DMDs, I put them in all manufacturers game- Gottlieb, DE, etc.. As long as you have a solid 5v, you should be fine. Most of the issues people run into with WPC are due to the age/condition of the boards driving them.
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Re: Stern DMD in a B/W?

Post by Methos » Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:49 pm

Thanks guys. I'm going to give it a shot.
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