19 November, 2021
Hi, it's Roger here from RMA. I'm here to give you five quick tips today about what to look for when you're looking for a new scoreboard.
So the first thing is the control console. This is the brains of the system. Back in the 80s, it used to be all the buttons and switches, but that was a really clunky user interface, and prone to breaking down. In the late noughties, we saw so the first of the touchscreen systems. And today we have the most modern capacitative systems that are just like a mobile phone—they're colour, you can swipe on them. And they really give you a very comfortable and engaging user interface to make the scoreboards easier to use.
Of course, you also want to look to have a wireless system, so you're no longer tethered to a desk. You don't have a cable to plug in and out of the back of the controller, which is always a weak point in the past.
The next thing to look for is ball impact. And we've all seen systems which have g