ApplicationNo. 05/814029 filed on 07/08/1977
US Classes:186/61, With means enabling price reading186/59Checkout counter
ExaminersPrimary: Kunin, Stephen G.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA47F 9/00 (20060101)
A47F 9/04 (20060101)
AbstractAn elongate checkout counter having a flat counter top, front and rear sides, a left or upstream end and a right or downstream end is provided that is particularly adapted for use in combination with a counter related UPI System scanner, a cash register and a produce scale. The left or upstream end is disposed to facilitate positioning a shopping cart in convenient left-hand reach of a checker stationed at the front side of the counter. A flat scanner panel is positioned in the top adajcent the upstream end, in convenient left-hand reach of the checker. A cash register with a forwardly disposed manually operable keyboard is positioned on the counter top adjacent said upstream end and rear side rearward of the scanner panel. A produce scale with a tray is positioned on the counter top downstream of the cash register and the scanner panel to project forwardly beyond the forward limits of the cash register and an elongate conveyor in the counter top with an upstream end between the tray and said front side. The cash register, produce scale and conveyor are within convenient reach of the right arm and hand of the checker when the checker transfers items from a shopping cart to the scanner panel with his left hand.