El Dorado PL, with programmable 16-color LED display.
Faster, More Compact, Lower Priced
The El Dorado PL
The 'Gold' Standard
Hands-Free Console Best Prospect!Part No: 18PPLAYHF-ELD
The El Dorado PL,™ a name that evokes tales of legendary riches, may be the best “pick” of any hands-free Bingo console around ... Just ask any Bingo operator, worth his weight in gold. Much like the miners of yore, Video King knows true value – when it comes to Bingo – and knows when it has struck gold.
Video King’s new El Dorado PL offers the same integrity of a hands-free system, but a more compact, high-speed console – all at a reduced price.
Much like the precious metal, this ultra-modern console, designed with a plexiglass-encased ball chamber, would be a valuable asset to any Bingo venue.
Here’s Why . . .
“The El Dorado incorporates several improvements to enhance its speed and reliability,” according to Mel Costello, Video King’s lead project engineer, “including an innovative, static prevention system and artificial neural network for the ball recognition system.”
“The artificial neural network is the latest and greatest method for recognizing balls,” he said. “It’s sort of an artificial intelligence-based system, giving unsurpassed speed and reliability. In addition, the static prevention system ensures we can do fast ball calls and fast ball returns at the end of the game,” he added.
Combining form and function, the El Dorado, a veritable showpiece, is visually appealing, as well.
“The console, with its state-of-the-art design, gives players high visibility of the Bingo balls,” according to Peggy Hansen, Video King’s Bingo Equipment manager. “The large base and improved height gives players a better view, no matter where the desk is placed in the hall. Plus, it’s designed with an inner and outer chamber, which greatly improves the noise reduction,” she said.
As stakes get higher and Bingo prizes larger, game integrity becomes even more paramount, according to industry insiders. Both Video King’s hand-free systems feature an automatic ball recognition system, which ensures that the called balls are never touched.
“Equipped with optical character recognition, the El Dorado can display a simulated ball image, as well as the ever-popular live ball,” Hansen added.
■ The El Dorado includes two separate units, an independent ball chamber and caller console.
■ As for mobility, El Dorado’s ball chamber can be mounted stationery or on wheels to facilitate storage when not in use.
■ Providing more flexibility, the remote caller console can be located adjacent to the ball chamber or another location within the hall.
“That’s because the caller console communicates with the ball chamber via standard Ethernet, so there is no practical limit to the distance between the two, as long as the appropriate network wiring is in place,” Costello added.
■ The El Dorado also features a ball removal door to facilitate quick inspection and cleaning, a major plus in terms of maintenance and care.
■ Optically, the new unit offers a programmable LED display, featuring up to 16 different colors, to visually enhance the game action as the balls spiral through the chamber during play, they said.
■ Highly compatible, the El Dorado fully integrates with Video King’s PowerPlay software, as well as other gaming components.
■ Size-wise, its smaller ball chamber, featuring a square base, measures 31” wide x 32” long x 62” high, weighing approximately 300 pounds.
■ The accompanying caller console measures 32” wide x 46” long x 31.5” high, weighing approximately 300 pounds.
Speed Of Play:
And, when time is money, the El Dorado, as we noted, is well-equipped to accommodate faster play. The hands-free unit uses an air-assisted ball return to minimize time between games.
■ Time to first ball call from blower startup: 10-20 seconds
■ Time to first ball call from a previous game close: 10-20 seconds
■ Fastest sustainable ball call rate: 1 second
So, as you can see, The Eldorado – with the latest technological enhancements – may be your best prospect – in terms of game integrity, workmanship and design. To learn more, please contact us at Video King at (800) 635-9912 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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