23.16.1920 AUTOMATED ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING SYSTEM, VIDEO GAMBLING MACHINE, HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SPECIFICATIONS
(1) The logical interface communications protocol used shall be the full implementation of the Gaming Standards Association's (GSA) Slot Accounting System (SAS) protocol version 6.00 or later.
(a) The GSA SAS protocol specification documents may be obtained from GSA Main Office, 48377 Fremont Blvd., Suite 117, Fremont, CA 94538; phone: (510) 492-4060; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or its web site (www.gamingstandards.com).
(b) The required minimum implementation of the GSA SAS protocol is defined in the Montana SAS Serial Protocol Implementation Guide. The guide is available on the Montana Department of Justice, Gambling Control Division web site (www.doj.mt.gov/gaming) and is available by request from the Gambling Control Division, Technical Services Section, 2550 Prospect Ave., P.O. Box 201424, Helena, MT 59620-1424; (406) 444-1971.
(2) The physical interface specification is the Electronic Industries Association (EIA) standard EIA-232-F serial communication interface. Note: This standard is also known as RS-232 and TIA (Telecommunication Industry Association).
(a) The physical interface at the video gambling machine shall be a female D-type 9-pin connector. The cable must be of sufficient length to easily reach the system interface board mounting regardless of the orientation of the interface board.
(b) The video gambling machine shall be configured as data terminal equipment with EIA-232 connector pin out in accordance with the standard as follows:
||Data Carrier Detect (not used)|
||Data Terminal Ready (optional)|
||Data Set Ready (not used)|
||Request To Send (not used)|
||Clear To Send (not used)|
||Ring Indicator (not used)|
History: 23-5-115, 23-5-621, MCA; IMP, 23-5-603, 23-5-621, 23-5-631, 23-5-637, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 1989, Eff. 9/12/03; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 1681, Eff. 1/1/12.