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COOLSIGN FIVE LEVEL PROGRESSIVE PLAYER

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
M9000, Alpha 105693

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CoolSign Five Level Progressive Player Installation Instructions for 105693

Purpose
The purpose of this document is to assist Bally Gaming technicians with the installation of the CoolSign
Five-level Progressive Controller.

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Installation Requirements
This section includes the following requirement(s):
• Specifications
• Parts List
• Additional Required Parts
• Required Tools
• Recommended Supplies

Specifications
This document applies to the following product(s):
• model(s): Alpha Game Platform (Versions AV0SCLS30310-24 or higher and AV0S00000316-00 or
higher), with 512K RAM

Parts List
This installation requires 105693, containing the parts listed in Table 1.
Table 1: 105693 Parts List
Reference Part Number MIKOHN Number Description Quantity
PC Small Form Factor, CoolSign Progressive Player
1 105691 CS3-SFF 1
with Power Cable
2 105690 CSW-P Player Node (Software) 1
Casino Equipment Interface with RS232 to RS485
3 105694 CSW-E 1
Non-powered Converter

This installation of 105693 requires one K-00721-9004 kit. (One kit for each CoolSign Progressive Player.)
It is used in conjunction with 105693. Ensure the following parts are included in K-00721-9004.
Table 2: K-00721-9004 Parts List
Reference Part Number MIKOHN Number Description Quantity
MIKOHN DCU , with Software Version 1.48.1 or
1 AS-02936-0064 004-011-06 1
Higher and Power Supply
2 CBL-30990-0001 311-504-46 MIKOHN DCU Link Cable 1

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Each progressive game in this installation requires one K-00721-9006 kit. (One kit for each game.) It is
used in conjunction with 105693 and K-00721-9004. Ensure the following parts are included in
K-00721-9006.
Table 3: K-00721-9006 Parts List

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Part Number Mikohn Part Number Description Quantity
CBL-20522-0001 — Alpha Machine to SIB Cable 1
K-00694-0870 095-000-53 SIB Kit 1
Which includes the following parts:
CBL-20360-026 311-504-26 SIB to Link Cable 1
CBL-31037-0001 311-504-56 Link Cable 1
SIB Board Assembly
— 390-024-11 with Software Version 4.76 or Higher 1
and Power Supply

The required parts listed in Table 1 are displayed in Figure 1.


The reference numbers listed in Table 1 correspond to the reference numbers displayed in Figure 1.

1 3

Dimensions: 12.8" x 3.9" x 16.9"

2 (No figure. Player node software is pre-installed on Item 1.)

Figure 1: 105693 Contents

Additional Required Parts


The following additional parts are required to complete the installation:
• Keyboard
• Mouse
• Display Monitor

TIP: Measure the distance between the display monitor and the planned location of the
CoolSign Progressive Player and ensure the monitor cable is the appropriate length.

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Required Tools
The following tools are required to complete the installation:
• Laptop computer, containing the following software:

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Š CoolSign Network Manager, Version 2.0.2.6
Š Casino Equipment Interface (CEI) Remote Configurator, Version 2.1.00.0000
• Ethernet Cable, (Crossover Cable)

Recommended Supplies
The following supplies are recommended and may be necessary to complete the installation:
• Cable Ties
• Adhesive Clips
• Power Strips
• Power Cords

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Instructions
This section includes the following instruction(s):
• CoolSign Progressive Player Installation

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• Data Collection Unit (DCU) and Slot Interface Board (SIB) Connections
• Setting up the Progressives using Superlink®
• Installing Superlink® 1.72 MD Lite PSP

CoolSign Progressive Player Installation


Use the following instructions to install and set up the hardware and software:

Hardware Setup
Use the following steps to install the CoolSign Progressive Player (105691):

STEP 1. Remove the CoolSign Progressive Player (105691) from the box.

STEP 2. Verify that all of the parts listed in Table 1 are included.

STEP 3. Locate the back panel of the CoolSign Progressive Player (105691). See Figure 2 for details.

STEP 4. Plug the RJ48 connector from the Ethernet cable into the Ethernet port on the back panel
of the CoolSign Progressive Player (105691).

STEP 5. Plug the other end of the Ethernet cable into the Ethernet port on the back of the laptop
computer.
Ethernet

COM 1 Video USB


Figure 2: CoolSign Progressive Player (105691) Back Panel

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STEP 6. Plug the 9 pin serial cable connector of the Casino Equipment Interface (105694) into the
COM 1 port on the back panel of the CoolSign Progressive Player (105691).

STEP 7. Plug the video cable from the monitor into the video port on the back panel of the
CoolSign Progressive Player (105691).

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STEP 8. Plug the USB connector from the keyboard into the USB port on the back panel of the
CoolSign Progressive Player (105691).

STEP 9. Plug the power cord into the power receptacle on the back of the CoolSign Progressive
Player (105691). See Figure 3 for details.

Power Ethernet

COM 1 Video USB


Figure 3: CoolSign Progressive Player (105691) Cable Connections

STEP 10. Plug the power cord into a power outlet.

STEP 11. Verify that the CoolSign Progressive Player (105691) is receiving power.

STEP 12. Verify that the Mikohn DCU (AS-02936-0064) is receiving power.

STEP 13. Plug the red Amp connector of the Casino Equipment Interface (105694) into the J8
receptacle on the Mikohn DCU (AS-02936-0064). See Figure 4 for details.

J8
Figure 4: Mikohn DCU (AS-02936-0064) Front View

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STEP 14. Set the DIP (Dual In-line Package) switches for the RS232 to RS485 non-powered
converter on the CoolSign Progressive Player Signal Cable (105694) to the following:
Š T*ON, R*ON
Š DCE

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See Figure 5 for details.

T*ON
R*ON

DCE

Figure 5: DIP Switch Setting

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STEP 15. Use the following steps to verify that the CoolSign Progressive Player (105691) is receiving
a signal.

STEP 15.1. If the CoolSign Progressive Player has not been set up, then use the CEI
Remote Configurator on the laptop computer to configure the CEI software

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on the CoolSign Progressive Player. For more information, see “Setting up
the CEI RC” on page 10.

NOTE: If the following dialog box appears, then the Coolsign Progressive
Player does NOT have the CEI installed and set up. Contact your
CoolSign Customer Service Representative to obtain it.

STEP 15.2. If the CEI software on the CoolSign Progressive Player has already been set
up, then the CEI status will be “Running” and the values for jackpot levels are
activated and displayed in the CEI Remote Configurator application on the
laptop computer.
Š If the status is "no serial input for 11 seconds resetting port," then verify
that the cable connection between the serial port of the CoolSign
Progressive Player and the J8 receptacle on the Mikohn DCU is correct.
Š If the cable connection is correct, then verify the DIP switch settings on
the RS232 to RS485 non-powered converter on the CoolSign Progressive
Player Signal Cable (105694).

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CEI Remote Configurator Software Setup


If the laptop computer does not contain the CEI Remote Configurator and the CoolSign Network
Manager software, then use the following instructions to install it:

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Installing the CEI Remote Configurator

STEP 1. Verify that the Coolsign Progressive Player and the laptop computer are on the same
network.

STEP 2. Insert the CEI Remote Configurator and the CoolSign Network Manager software CD
ROM into the CD ROM drive.

STEP 3. Open the folder containing the CEI Remote Configurator.

STEP 4. Double click on the CEIRemoteConfiguratorInstaller.msi file.

STEP 5. Click on Next on the following three pop-up screens.

STEP 6. Click on Close.

STEP 7. When the installation is complete the CEI Remote Configurator icon will appear on the
desktop.

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Setting up the CEI RC

STEP 1. Select the CEI Remote Configurator icon.

STEP 2. Type admin at the user name prompt.

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NOTE: This user must have administrative privileges on the laptop computer.

STEP 3. Type password at the password prompt.

Figure 6: CEI Remote Configurator Login Screen

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STEP 4. Select the player node from the list of all player nodes connected to the DCU.

NOTE: Each Coolsign Progressive Player contains one player node, however.
there may be more than one Coolsign Progressive Player connected to a
single DCU.

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STEP 5. Click the Edit CEI Configuration button to load the CEIConfig.xml file and view the
configuration screen.

Figure 7: Tree of Player Nodes in a Network

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STEP 6. Select Add to add a DCU to the list of progressive controllers displayed in the CEI
Configuration screen.

STEP 7. Select Remove to remove a DCU from the list of progressive controllers.

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STEP 8. Choose one of the following to designate the Network Setting:
Š Select Standalone for a Coolsign Progressive Player that controls jackpots for only
one machine. Most installations are standalone.
Š Select Networked for a Coolsign Progressive Player that controls jackpots for more
than one machine. A Networked CoolSign Progressive Player shares generated meter
and jackpot data with other machines on the network.

Figure 8: Example for the Con2-Progressive Configuration

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STEP 9. Type a name for the progressive in the Progressive Name box. The Progressive Name is
used as a basis for generated meter and trigger names.

For example, if ‘MyProgressive’ is used for the name of the progressive, then the meter data
table would be called “MyProgressive Meter”. Jackpot triggers would be called

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“MyProgressive Jackpot L??” with the ?? being the level for the trigger, “MyProgressive
Jackpot L1”.

NOTE: If the CEI application displays values for five levels of a progressive
game and the monitor displays zero values, then verify that the content
is tied to the correct data table. For more information see Tying the
Progressive Content and Jackpot Content to Appropriate Data Tables and
Triggers on page 14.

STEP 10. Choose the DCU type from the Controller Type drop down menu.

STEP 11. Choose the communication port from the COM Port list box. The port number must be
unique for each DCU configured for this Coolsign Progressive Player.

STEP 12. Obtain the Progressive Order Form (POF) or other document indicating the progressive
levels. Progressive levels depend upon the selected controller type.

STEP 13. Select the desired progressive levels in the Progressive Levels list box.

NOTE: CoolSign progressive levels one through eight correspond to Bally


progressive levels zero through seven.

STEP 14. If recurring jackpot triggers are required, then select the Enable recurring jackpot
triggers check box in the Jackpot Configuration section.

STEP 15. If one-shot jackpot triggers are required, then select the Enable one-shot jackpot triggers
check box in the Jackpot Configuration section.

NOTE: Jackpot triggers are activated by the CEI when a jackpot win occurs. See
your CoolSign CNM documentation for more information.

STEP 16. Select the Clear Meter Data check box and choose a time interval in the Communication
Errors section to enable the CEI to update the progressive information periodically. Ten
seconds is the default value.

STEP 17. Select the Apply Configuration button, to save the configuration information in the
CEIConfig.xml file and transfer it to the CoolSign Progressive Player.

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CoolSign Network Manager Software Setup


Use the following instructions to link the progressive content to a new data table:

Installing the CNM

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STEP 1. Browse to the Coolsign Network Manager Folder.

STEP 2. Locate the Installer.msi file and double click on the icon.

STEP 3. Click on Next on the following three pop-up screens.

STEP 4. Click on Close. When the installation is complete the Coolsign Network Manager icon will
be displayed on the desktop.

Tying the Progressive Content and Jackpot Content to Appropriate Data Tables and Triggers

STEP 1. Select the CoolSign Network Manager icon.

STEP 2. Type admin at the user name prompt.

NOTE: This user must have administrative privileges on the laptop computer.

STEP 3. Type password at the password prompt.

Figure 9: CoolSign Network Manager Login Screen

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STEP 4. Click on the content icon in the CNM tool bar on the left of the screen.

STEP 5. Click on the progressive content. In this example, Standard Progressive has been selected.

STEP 6. Select Edit, Properties from the main menu.

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Figure 10: CNM Content Screen

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STEP 7. Click on the DataSlots tab to set the data table to the new data table. The DataSlots
Content Screen will appear. See Figure 12.

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Figure 11: CNM General Content Screen

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STEP 8. Set the data table corresponding to the progressive in the Set datatable section.

STEP 9. Select the Edit... button in the Set datatable section to edit the datatable selection.

STEP 10. Select the OK button.

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Figure 12: CNM DataSlots Content Screen

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STEP 11. If jackpot advertisements are required, then select the Channels icon in the CNM Content
screen.

STEP 12. Select the Add Item... button in the recurring / timed / triggered items section to add
jackpot advertisements.

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Figure 13: CNM Initial Channel Screen

STEP 13. Choose Triggered from the Schedule Type drop down menu to link the jackpot
advertisements to the trigger.

STEP 14. Select the trigger corresponding to the chosen progressive game in the Schedule properties
section and select the Edit Item... button

STEP 15. Select the Interrupt playing content check box to trigger the jackpot advertisements and
interrupt the playing content.

NOTE: If the check box is not selected, then the jackpot advertisements will be
displayed after completing any currently playing advertisement. It will
not be displayed immediately.

STEP 16. Select the OK button.

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Figure 14: CNM Schedule Properties Screen

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STEP 17. Reboot the Coolsign Progressive Player. Complete the following steps to use the Coolsign
Network Manager to connect to the network and reboot the Coolsign Progressive Player
(105691).

STEP 17.1. Click on the Network tab at the bottom left of the CNM.

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STEP 17.2. Locate the Coolsign Progressive Player to be rebooted.

STEP 17.3. Right click on the Coolsign Progressive Player and select reboot computer.

STEP 17.4. The computer will reboot and activate the CEI changes.

Figure 15: CNM Network Screen

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Data Collection Unit (DCU) and Slot Interface Board (SIB)


Connections
Use the following instructions to install Kits K-00721-9004 and K-00721-9006:

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Pre-installation of the DCU and SIB
Use the following steps to set up the machine and game:

STEP 1. Verify that 512K RAM has been installed in the machine.

STEP 2. Verify that SIB, Version 4.76 or higher has been installed in the cabinet.

STEP 3. Set up a five level progressive game, in the game configuration software. For more
information see Setup and Operation, in your “Alpha Game Platform Operator’s
Instruction Manual.”

NOTE: Level zero in the game setup software corresponds to level one in the
CoolSign configuration software.

Installation of the DCU and SIB


STEP 1. Connect one end of cable CBL-20360-026 (311-504-26) to port J3 on the SIB. See Figure 16
and Figure 17 for details.

Figure 16: Cable CBL-20360-026 (311-504-26)

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CBL-20522-0001

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Port J3

Port J2 CBL-20360-026
(311-504-26)

Power Supply Cable

Figure 17: SIB Board Cable Connections

STEP 2. Connect the other end of cable CBL-20360-026 (311-504-26) to the Link cable
CBL-31037-0001 (311-504-56). The Link cable CBL-31037-0001 (311-504-56) is used to
connect all of the machines on the progressive link. The center connector of
CBL-31037-0001 (311-504-56) is used to connect to the SIB, which is connected to the
backplane of the machine through cable CBL-20522-0001.

Figure 18: Cable CBL-31037-0001 (311-504-56)

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STEP 3. Connect one end of the Alpha Machine to SIB Cable, CBL-20522-0001, to port J2 on the
SIB.

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Figure 19: Cable CBL-20522-0001

STEP 4. Connect the other end of CBL-20522-0001 to port P10 on the Alpha backplane.

Port P10

CBL-20522-0001

Figure 20: Backplane Board

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STEP 5. Connect one end of CBL-30990-0001 (311-504-46) to port J11 of the Mikohn DCU
(AS-02936-0064). The display sign connects to J8 of the Mikohn DCU (AS-02936-0064).
See Figure 21 and Figure 22 for details.

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Figure 21: Cable CBL-30990-0001

Port J8 Port J11

CBL-30990-0001 (311-504-46) DCU Power Supply

Figure 22: SIB to DCU Cable Connections

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STEP 6. Connect the other end of CBL-30990-0001 to the Link cable CBL-31037-0001
(311-504-56). See Figure 23 for a diagram of multi-level progressive connections between
the machine, SIB (390-024-11), and DCU (AS-02936-0064).

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Figure 23: Machine, SIB, and DCU Multi-level Progressive Configuration

STEP 7. Mount the SIB in the machine, and attach the power supply.

Figure 24: The SIB and its power supply

STEP 8. Connect the null modem cable to the laptop and the DCU. The null modem cable is
included as part of the laptop equipment.

Figure 25: The DCU. It also has its own power supply.

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STEP 9. Address the SIBs to correspond to the Slot ID that was assigned to the Alpha during the
progressive setup of the Alpha. See Table 4 for DIP switch settings for machine addressing.
Table 4: SIB DIP Switch Settings for Machine Addressing
DIP Switch Machine DIP Switch Machine

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Address Address
1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5
OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF 1 OFF OFF OFF OFF ON 17
ON OFF OFF OFF OFF 2 ON OFF OFF OFF ON 18
OFF ON OFF OFF OFF 3 OFF ON OFF OFF ON 19
ON ON OFF OFF OFF 4 ON ON OFF OFF ON 20
OFF OFF ON OFF OFF 5 OFF OFF ON OFF ON 21
ON OFF ON OFF OFF 6 ON OFF ON OFF ON 22
OFF ON ON OFF OFF 7 OFF ON ON OFF ON 23
ON ON ON OFF OFF 8 ON ON ON OFF ON 24
OFF OFF OFF ON OFF 9 OFF OFF OFF ON ON 25
ON OFF OFF ON OFF 10 ON OFF OFF ON ON 26
OFF ON OFF ON OFF 11 OFF ON OFF ON ON 27
ON ON OFF ON OFF 12 ON ON OFF ON ON 28
OFF OFF ON ON OFF 13 OFF OFF ON ON ON 29
ON OFF ON ON OFF 14 ON OFF ON ON ON 30
OFF ON ON ON OFF 15 OFF ON ON ON ON 31
ON ON ON ON OFF 16 ON ON ON ON ON Undefined

STEP 10. Set DIP Switch 6 to the ON position.

STEP 11. Set DIP Switches 7 and 8 to the OFF position. For more information on SIB addresses, see
your hardware manufacturer information. See “Setting up the Progressives using
Superlink®” on page 27, for more information on progressives.

6 ON
7 OFF
8 OFF

Figure 26: SIB Dip Switches Configured According to Machine Address

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Setting up the Progressives


using Superlink®
The Bally laptops, which are connected to the DCU, have the Superlink® 1.72 MD Lite Progressive System

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Programming (PSP) installed. This program allows the laptop computers to setup, modify, and monitor
the progressive links.

Procedure
STEP 1. Start the Superlink® program from the Start Programs list.

STEP 2. Click No when the Confirmation dialog box appears.

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Logging In

STEP 1. When the program starts, select Utilities from the toolbar menu, and click Log In.

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STEP 2. Enter “Mikohn” for the Last Name, “Corp” for the First Name, and “Mikohn” for the
Password.

Configuring the Controller


STEP 1. Select Configure from the toolbar menu, and click Controller Setup.

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STEP 2. Ensure the program is set for “1” Com Port and click OK.

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STEP 3. Click Edit. Click Select to access the drop-down list box for the Controller Type, and click
Progressive + Mystery.

STEP 4. Click Update to save settings, and click Exit.

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STEP 5. When asked to update the Controller Settings, click Yes.

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STEP 6. Click Yes when the Your Permission to Over-Write dialog box appears.

Setting Up Link, Signage Address, and Group Setup

STEP 1. Select Configure from the toolbar menu, and click Link, Signage Address, and Group
Setup.

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STEP 2. Click Edit to set the number jackpots for this group of machines. Click Update to save.

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PSP Setup

STEP 1. Select Utilities from the toolbar menu, choose PSP, and click PSP.

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STEP 2. Click the jackpot tab you wish to setup (JP0, JP1, etc.) and click Edit.

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STEP 3. Type in the values for all required levels of jackpots.

STEP 4. Click Update to save settings.

STEP 5. Click ALL for Which Group and Which Page. This determines what data is sent to the
DCU. Current sends only the data for the last jackpot that was edited.

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STEP 6. Click Send to transfer the information to the DCU. Click Exit when finished. The jackpot
values appear in the upper left corner of the computer and machine screens.

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Conclusion

STEP 1. Test the machine to ensure they increment correctly.

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Troubleshooting

Problem Solution

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Only one level is progressing when all three should be
Ensure that the increment rate was set for each jackpot.
progressing.
Ensure that the Slot ID and SIB are addressed the same.
One machine is not progressing.
Check cabling.
Machine shows a Broadcast Error on-screen. Ensure that the DCU is functioning properly.

Installing Superlink® 1.72 MD Lite PSP


The following procedure installs the Superlink® 1.72 MD Lite PSP onto the Bally laptop computers:

STEP 1. Insert the Superlink® 1.72MD Lite CD into the PC , and double-click the Setup file in the
1.72Mdlite directory of the supplied CD.

STEP 2. Follow the on-screen directions.

TIP: If you have trouble with an exprsv.dll file which cannot be updated, ignore it
and continue the procedure.

STEP 3. The following is for use on a laptop or PC with only one communication port:

STEP 3.1. If the PC has two communication ports, then skip to STEP 4.

STEP 3.2. If the PC has one communication port, then open Windows Explorer
(keyboard shortcut: Window Key + “E”), and open the drive and directory in
which Superlink® is installed.

STEP 3.2.1. Remove or delete Slmerchd1.mdb. This file defaults to two controllers and
needs two communication ports on the PC.

STEP 3.2.2. Rename emptySlmerchd1 to Slmerch1.mdb. It is now possible to set


up one controller and only use the one communication port available on the
laptop.

STEP 4. Select the Data Sources (ODBC) from the Administrative Tools option in the Control
Panel.

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STEP 5. Select the System DSN tab and click Add.

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STEP 6. Click the Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb) to select it.

STEP 7. Click Finish. This displays the ODBC Microsoft Access Setup dialog box.

STEP 8. Type “SLMerchandise_Jet” for the Data Source Name.

STEP 9. Type a description in the description field.

STEP 10. Click Select to locate the database file named SLMerch1.mdb. This file is located in the
same directory as the installed Superlink® program.

STEP 11. Select Database Option from the System Database Options to enable the System
Database button.

STEP 12. Click System Database button to locate the Engineer.MDW file. This file is typically
located in the system directory of Windows (for example, C:\windows\System or
C:\WinNt\System32).

STEP 13. Click Advanced in the same dialog box, to display the Set Advanced Options dialog box.

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STEP 14. Type Admin in the login name field.

STEP 15. Type Software in the password field .

STEP 16. Click OK to accept changes.

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STEP 17. Type C:\Superlink+\V1.7x in the default directory. If Superlink® is installed on a
drive other than “C:” then use the appropriate drive letter. The “x” is the version number
(Version 1.72 MDlite).

STEP 18. Click OK on the Data Sources (ODBC) dialog box to save all changes.

Troubleshooting
If there are problems opening a communication port, then go into the Registry Editor.

STEP 1. Select Start on the laptop or PC, choose Run, type in “regedit”, and click OK.

STEP 2. Double-click Current User.

STEP 3. Double-click Software.

STEP 4. Double-click VB and VBA Program Settings.

STEP 5. Double-click Superlink.

STEP 6. Double-click Comm Ports.

STEP 7. Set the value of communication ports being used to “–1”.

NOTE: If you are using a laptop or PC with only one communication port, delete the
COMM two line.

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STEP 8. Click all necessary buttons to save and exit the Registry Editor.

STEP 9. Start Superlink® and setup the progressive controllers. For more information see Setting up
the Progressives using Superlink® on page 27.

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Reference: “Wiring for Canada” by Edwin G. Hoffman of Mikohn Gaming.

Copyright
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All other product names and trademarks are the intellectual property of their respective owners.
This documentation contains confidential and proprietary information of Bally Gaming, Inc. No portion of this document may be
reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose, without the express written
permission of Bally Gaming, Inc.
The specifications and information contained in this documentation are subject to change without notice. All statements, information,
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