I went down the 'Hispapanels' path for my MCP ( really bad decision ) and now have the task of getting the 6 digit displays they provide to work. I did not want to build it with their circuit board so it is as per your design but just with their front panel and displays.
My question is - what is the best way to connect wires to the 7 segment display board???? So far I have written off about 3 boards trying either to dis-solder them or solder to the little pins covered in the black protection stuff!!!! I really don't want to write off anymore.