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|7661520||Method of determining completion of coin insertion and coin recovering device for automatic vending machine|
The invention provides a method of determining completion of coin insertion capable of easily and reliably determining whether or not a number of coins required for purchasing an article has been inserted. A coin holding portion (105) is constructed such that...
|7201268||Apparatus for sorting articles|
A device for sorting discs or disk-like members of different identities (e.g. roulette chips) ejects the disks from a receptacle by means of a rotating wheel with numerous wells—(multi-chip storage compartments). Ejection of an article from the wells is achieved b...
|7025189||Supply detecting device for money or equivalents|
A supply detecting device for money or equivalents capable of determines the presence thereof within a closed container. ...
|5947257||Electronic coin counter for cashier station|
An electronic coin counter for use with cash register drawers. Coins are poured from the cash register drawer through openings in the top of a housing into sleeves that correspond to the denomination of the coins. Internal sensor tips are then brought int...
|5737401||Full coin box signalling device for use with coin telephones|
A coin box monitoring circuit for use in pay telephones, providing coin detection, coin volume totalization, and full coin box signaling to the telephone central office. An included coin chute assembly has three channels that cause nickels, dimes, and qua...
|5135096||Coin validating apparatus for electronic parking meter|
A coin validating apparatus having a coin carriage for moving the coin along at least one coin track. The coin carriage has at least an electrically conductive portion in contact with the coin. The coin track has at least one cam at a predetermined locati...