Your Scorbitron uses the Scorbit DMD Probe to connect to the game. The DMD is an active probe, and it actually drives the DMD display so it must be installed correctly for the display to function.
The connection to your game is easy, and requires three steps:
- Identifying and removing the proper display connector
- Installing the probe between the connector and the game display board
- Connecting the probe to the Scorbitron
Identifying and Removing Your Display Connector
Locate connector J603 on your game's Dot Matrix Board. This is a 14-pin connector on the top of the Dot Matrix Board. There should be a ribbon connector going from J603 to the DMD display:
Remove the ribbon cable connected to J603. This may require carefully snipping the cable tie holding the ribbon cable to the back of the backbox. Carefully insert the DMD probe into the same connector. Press the black probe input connector firmly onto the pins. Because the pins are not "shrouded," it is easy to offset the pins to the left or right, so pay close attention or the connection will not work, resulting in a dark display. Also note the DMD probe direction, with the USB-C connector facing towards the right of the backbox.
Take the original connector you removed from J603 and connect it to the 14 pin output connector of the DMD probe:
Next, take the supplied Gen 2 USB-C cable and connect it to the USB-C port on the edge of the probe:
Put the other end of the Gen 2 USB-C cable into Port A of the Scorbitron. Only use Port A for this type of probe:
Your installation of the Scorbitron connection is now complete! At this point, you may provide power to your game and proceed with the next step of the installation, Activating Your Scorbitron.