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MDB-RS232 interface

(active product - samples available on stock)

Using this interface, anybody can simply connect MDB payment systems to any PC/computer or SBC (MDB to PC, MDB to Raspberry PI, MDB to Banana PI, MDB to PLC, etc.)

You can use the demo application for service and testing purpose, to test your MDB bill validators, coin acceptors and coin changers, without using any vending machine. Simply connect it to the computer and set the transaction parameters. The application also displays all status informations about you MDB payment systems.

It is an inteligent equipment with built-in microcontroller, to keep the communication very simple. You do not need to have MDB knowledges, it has a simple protocol for MDB peripherals initialization, enabling, disabling and reading the credit. In the same time, it can accept low level MDB commands. The control protocol can be easily implemented on any operating system (Linux, Windows, Mac OS).

This version supports MDB bill validators, MDB coin acceptors/changers and cashless devices. The demo application only supports bill validators and coin acceptors/changers.

It needs single 24VDC power supply.

All Python demo application requires PySerial 3.0.1

User manual v1.0 For firmware version before 2017, March 08
Python demo application v1.0 For firmware version before 2017, March 08
User manual v1.5 For firmware version starting with 2017, March 08
Python demo application v1.5 For firmware version starting with 2017, March 08
User manual v1.6 For firmware version starting with 2017, March 21
Python demo application v1.6 For firmware version starting with 2017, March 21
GTK demo application (Windows 64bit) Application no longer maintained
GTK demo application (Linux 64bit) Application no longer maintained