A type of score
display used on a few pinball
machines, as an improvement over the old-style numeric
displays. These alphanumeric
displays contained quite a few LED
segments, enough to allow the display of most letters in a form distinguishable from each other and from numbers.
Each of the symbols below represents a separate LED segment in a character on one of these displays.
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These were not used for long because they were superceded very quickly by dot-matrix displays.