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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...
7584833 Coin discriminators  
A coin discriminator measures both the surface and average electrical conductivity of coins in order to distinguish genuine minted coins from fake or bogus coins such as cast coins which may be...
7426987 Compact coin denomination discriminating device  
A coin denomination discriminating device for improving coin dispensing devices which incorporates components formed of non-magnetic material including a non-magnetic rotor having a coin receiving...
7152727 Method and apparatus for coin or object sensing using adaptive operating point control  
A coin sensor is provided including a method and apparatus for providing adaptive operating point (AOP) control. The AOP control is provided using circuits and associated methods and algorithms...
7104384 Method and apparatus for measuring the diameter of coins  
A method for measuring the diameter of coins in coin validators, comprising the steps below: The coins traverse an electromagnetic field which is formed such as to partially hide the field, at...
7073654 Coin selector for bimetal coins  
A coin selector assembly includes a coin passageway having at least a pair of thickness sensor unit operatively positioned along the coin passageway to provide respective measurements of the...
6892871 Sensor and method for discriminating coins of varied composition, thickness, and diameter  
A coin discrimination sensor having an excitation coil and two detector coils arranged to detect eddy currents in a passing coin. The excitation coil is provided a composite waveform formed by...
6688449 Image pickup device and pattern identification apparatus  
A pattern identification apparatus is used to speedily identify tokens at a game arcade. The apparatus is inexpensive and has an image pickup device (15). The image pickup device has an area...
5538123 Coin discriminating apparatus  
A coin discriminating apparatus includes a light emitter for illuminating the surface of a coin, a light receiver for receiving reflected light from the surface of the coin and producing pattern...
4951799 Method of correcting coin data and apparatus for inspecting coins  
A method of correcting coin data and an apparatus for inspecting coins in which determination data is formed on the basis of data read out from a permanent memory, and authenticity and...
4558775 Apparatus for passive analysis of containers to determine acceptability for recycling  
An apparatus for the receipt of a recyclable container is disclosed. The apparatus includes a manually rotatable carrier having a container receiving station. The recyclable container is inserted...
4556140 Method and apparatus for discriminating coins or bank notes  
A method and apparatus for discriminating coins or bank notes, in which sensors measure characteristics of coins or bank notes. Processing control apparatus provides a reference value setting mode...
4546868 Coin testing apparatus  
A coin testing apparatus for discriminating between acceptable and unacceptable coins has a ramp down which coins are constrained to roll. A first optical device is positioned in predetermined...
4546869 Coin testing apparatus  
The operation of a coin testing apparatus is checked by switching the apparatus to a test mode. In the test mode, the properties of items inserted into the apparatus are compared with stored...
3099342 Coin-operated vending machines  
2987160 Title is not available  
2983354 Token and system for using same  
2929480 Apparatus for dispensing cloth towels  
2635730 Coin separating and counting machine  
2179023 Check and check-selecting device  
This invention relates to check-controlled mechanism and to a special check for use therewith. One of the objects of the invention is to provide, for the operation of such mechanism, a check the...
2129185 Dispensing machine  
My invention relates to coin controlled dispensing machines. An object of my invention is to provide a dispensing machine which is constructed to prevent clogging or operating of the t5 coin...
2096647 Detection of bad coins  
The present invention relates to, and has for its object the provision of, a. novel method of and means for distinguishing between and separately disposing of genuine and spurious coins. In...
2076862 Detecting apparatus  
This invention relates to a structurally and functionally improved detecting apparatus. While the teachings of the present invention may be employed in numerous different associations, it is a...
1780031 Coin-testing apparatus  
1771952 Coin slot for coin-freed mechanisms  
1757387 Coin-slot guard  
1755270 Coin-slot guard  
1619247 Title is not available  
1381186 Coin-testing device for coin-controlled machines  
1187240 COIN-TESTING MACHINE.  
0939746 COIN-OPERATED MACHINE.  
0860346 FRAUD-PREVENTIVE DEVICE FOR CHECK-OPERATED MACHINES.  
0851641 CHECK-CONTROLLED APPARATUS.  
0839737 CIGAR-VENDING MACHINE.  
0827327 COIN-TESTER FOR SLOT-MACHINES.  
0758204 COIN-CONTROLLED MECHANISM FOR CIGAR-VENDING MACHINES.  
0740563 COIN-CONTROLLED VENDING-MACHINE.  
0700620 WEIGHING-MACHINE.  
0693157 COIN-CONTROLLED MECHANISM.  
0641213 COIN-CONTROLLED APPARATUS.  
0478709 Title is not available  
0446303 Title is not available  
0407428 Title is not available  

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