Do BrightSign players support buttons, including illuminated buttons?

Last Updated: May 6, 2016

Yes, you can connect buttons to BrightSign players using the GPIO, USB, or Serial port. This includes support for turning on an LED or light when the button is pressed, at specified intervals, or when specific content is playing or has finished playing.


(XTx43, 4Kx42, XDx33, XDx32, HDx23, HDx22, LSx22, XD1030, XD1230, HD120, HD1020, HD1010)

Use 3rd Party Partner control boards to connect more than 8 buttons/LEDs and support higher voltage LEDs or other outputs.


(XT1143, 4K1142, 4K1042, XD1033, XD1132, XD1032, HD1023, HD1022, LS423, LS322, LS422, XD1030, XD1230, HD1020, HD1010, HD810)

You can connect USB capacitive buttons (such as the BP200/BP900) to any unit with a USB port.


(XTx43, XDx33, 4K1042, 4K1142, XD1032, XD1132, HD1022, XD1030, XD1230, HD1020, AU320, HD410, HD810, HD1010)

Use 3rd Party Partner control boards to connect GPIO buttons to serial. Contact for more details.

Note: This includes support for more than 8 GPIOs and for LEDs/output requiring more than 3 volts.

NoteContact for more details about 3rd Party Partner control boards.

These examples show how you can connect LEDs to the BrightSign GPIO port. 


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    Can I connect a button directly to the DB15 connector without using the GPIO?

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