Global Patent Index - EP 0953930 A3

EP 0953930 A3 2000-12-06 - "Control apparatus for game machine"

Title (en)

"Control apparatus for game machine"

Title (de)

Steuerungsvorrichtung für Spielmaschine

Title (fr)

Dispositif de commande pour appareil de jeu

Publication

EP 0953930 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 99301382 A

Priority

JP 13442098 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0953930A2] A control apparatus for a game machine (10), which comprises at least a main control unit (12) and a plurality of sub-control units (22, 25, 32, 35, 42 and 45), comprises a serial communication line (51) for linking the main control unit (12) and the sub-control units (22, 25, 32, 35, 42 and 45) with each other therethrough. The control apparatus allows the game machine (10) to be easily manufactured, tested and maintained at a low cost and improved in its reliability even when the game machine (10) is required to perform a highly enhanced function and have a complicated configuration. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 19/00; A63F 9/24

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63F 7/02 (2006.01); G07F 17/32 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07F 17/32 (2013.01); G07F 17/3202 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

DOCDB simple family

EP 0953930 A2 19991103; EP 0953930 A3 20001206; AU 2398099 A 19991104; JP H11309264 A 19991109; ZA 9902550 B 19991007