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Publication numberUS1986840 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 8, 1935
Filing dateDec 18, 1933
Priority dateDec 18, 1933
Publication numberUS 1986840 A, US 1986840A, US-A-1986840, US1986840 A, US1986840A
InventorsMeilink Charles F
Original AssigneeMeilink Charles F
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Jan. 8, 1935. c F. l NK 1,986,840

REPOS ITORY SAFEGUARD 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 Filed Dec. 18, 1933 Ami/711 This invention relates to safeguarding repos tor ies, especially i against un'autho'rize 4 ing therewith; a This invention' hasutility when corpora-ted: in locking and; unlocking coopefating miechani ms; more particnlarly'asto cas'li'draiwer'si Referring to the 'drawings": 1 Fig 1 isaa front elevatio I arts be'ing bioke'h away,=ofa' cabinetjhaving features ofthi inven tion incorporatedtherewiith; -Fig; 2 isaplan view on theline- II--II,=;F1g. -1; "Fig." =3 a" view on the Iine- III- IH Fig) 2, "being' broken' away Y a section on heiine v g grawer drawewqr 'receptaci may have 1 'drmsuy m coi'hhre'ssedposition-when *the' drawer-front is iii closed position at the 'nou mgz'e lever 24 extends same: r 11"- m'o'untew by brackets 14; -These tri'c ci rrentsuj plv ,av asj nprma po eiirgg or this; switcht; h'r'ie 'the ref rom extends a line 3'f'coiiipleting the circiiit to lthfe transformer 33; -lt= is thns seen that upon closing the switch so the en'ergizing 'of 'the solenoid "29 causes the] may close the drawer against the action of the rinsing-26? is in compartment 38 (Figs 2) in the eaofi the'dr awer Additionally} there is "a cbmpartmnt asig isolait I ment 38 by door 40 having hinge ll 'a'nd latch 42'. i'lhehonipartrhent 39 is closd ag'ainst ready access dbdi 4'3 TnOIIntG'd on h'ijnges 44*.811d h81d iii closure pos'ition' bydock 5 at ther'earof the While the pushfiautton switch 30 may be in a spec'ialfior; concealed location against unauthorize'ci access i to 1 this cash drawer, there maybe herein emergency provision by 1 additional push jbuttdnswi'tch or switches 46 at scat'tered or re 'ihote l'ocatioris. f-- Upon closing aswit'ch 46, circuit may "be-established from the 3 line '37 by line 47 'to 1n 48', 'havingthereinwis'olenoid i coi1:'49- and fr'O'm thence by line'fiw to the 1ine 34m There is completeda seconcl cii'cuit fronigthe transformer -=33I Energizing this coil' 49 acts on core 51"to switdh 46 which 'h'as been closed, -renders'iineffe'ctive any closing: of the switch; 30' to release the catch for opening the cash drawer. ='-Eurthermore; if :there bew n03 circuit at: switch; 30, A the zdrawer .is? likewise locked, .for :1 neither the switch cur'rentwis zxrequired. to release the. drawervior v -55', 'yieldab1ytoposition the cross terminal switch 36. This spring 54 is above enlargement 56. on thiswolenoidc0re :51; This enlargement 56 provides' shoi11der-:=57: EAgainst 'thisfienlargement: 56, pliinger 58' is vnormally urged by "compression spring 59, acting between bracket 60 (Fig. 2) and pin 61.

- Letters jEatentig; t '1 I the receptacle into-opening position, acatchfor retaining the receptacle inclo'sed position; against 'net 1;; c2,- o;- H v It istD be understood th ttheonera ion of the ment 39, thus to allow a weight 68 159 be efiectivein lowering the core 51, and' thus closing the switch 36. I may then be released and the plunger 58 rest against the enlargement sd 'albove-the shoulder Fixed with this core 51 is switch 63, which,

upon opening oiwtheswitch 36," mayheclosed;

thus comp et ng electr c.- urrent in, a third: air:

ult from, thei nc 37hr line 54., .tc iline :65, to

alarm. asa hell fifi, then y lined? h in 3.4

g This alarm 11183; be. yisihle gor audible .flr both, and bean-additional safety orsaieguardgtor the cash drawer- ,'instaflationiwhich at the. cabinet 1,; maybein association with. {merchandise display, cash register, or'. .desired-mechanism rele- .vant to -;the .husiness {of the installation;

a utward shittin of the. draw riis imited by roj ctions), at-therear portion ill-oi the drawn'abut in stop; fltfixedgwith, the case, or cabisolenoids or. (20 5 323 4 :isnot to be 5 shand accordingly'the winding or voltage thereto and m y be, inlinstancestiffl i i current insteadioi throusha transfo mer-r What is claimedandiiti 1.;A receptaclaza w ythereror, a housing for l e chta e and way, said-.hcusinghaving an opening. for travel. of thereceptacle from the housing in its movement along, the ,wayinto opening position. Lmeans normallracting tof'thmlst thercceptacleinto opening positions catch for retainingthe receptacle jnclosed msition against the action of'isaid -rrneans,-an electric control circuit in the housing for theca-tch, a manually onerable switch accessible adjacent the. housing for rendering the control, circuit reflective to... release the catch and thereby; free the means for thrustring :the) receptacle into: openmosition'asfjtothe housing, an additionalv electric. switch ..iemctc from the:.ho11sin and a circuit between the the receptacle and -.way, said housing having. an

opening for travel of. the*-receptacle .ztrom:the housing in its movement alon'gi the way .tinto opening position, means normally-acting torthrust the: ajctionnf said means, a primary control inchidin'g anelectric circuitiforrelea'sing the catch,

:and a secondary control-including an additional ..electridcircuit for renderingthe primary-con- 3. I receptacle, ta way therefor; for

- the. receptacle :and way, said housinghavingcn openinglicr travelof the receptacle .from-gthe This enlargement or head 62- housing in its movement along the way into opening position, means normally acting to thrust the receptacle into opening position, a catch for retaining the receptacle in closed position against the action of said means, a primary control for releasing the catch, a secondary one way control rendering the primary control ineffective, and reset means for re-positioning the secondary control for a succeeding one way operation.

4. A cash drawer, a catch for-holding the drawer against opening, a solenoidioperatorior the catch, a circuit for the solenoid, a first switch for closing said circuit to energize the solenoid in eflectingrelease of the catch, a second switch in saiidcircuit, a second circuit efiective to open said secondswitch, and a catch for holding said second switch open.

'5. A cash drawer, a catch for holding the drawer against opening, a solenoid operator for the catch, a circuit for the solenoid, a first switch for closing said circuit to energize the solenoid in reflecting release of the catch, a second switch in said circuit, a second circuit efiective-to' open said second switch, a catch'for liolding saidzsecend switchopen, and release means for the catch to eff t r -setting of the secondswitc'hn.

6. A cash drawer, ar-catch I .for holding .;the drawer against openings-solenoid operator for thc catch, a circuit for the. solenoid, arm-st switch for closing saidr-circuit-to energize the solenoid in effecting release of the catch, ascoond switch in said circuit, a solenoid iorithe second switch, a second circuit for energizing the second 1 solenoid to-open said; second ,open. 1

7,; A 1 cash :drawer; a, catch iorholdingxqthe drawer against openings solenoidcperatorgfor the catch, a circuit for the-solenoid, afirstswitch for closingsa dcircuit to energizeithein effecting'release of theeatch, a switch in said circuit, a solenoid. for thesecond-switch, a e ond r uit f en i n the s co d sw t solenoid to open. said second switch, ,a plunger, a switch eitective to shiftthe plunger to the second switch open, and unauthorized-ac cess-precludingmeans to hinder withdrawalot the plunger for re-setting the secondswitch,

,8. A cash drawer, a cabinetjthereforhaving exterior of the drawer .a compartment, control mechanism in the compartment including catch and release mechanism for thedrawer, are-set, and unauthorized-access-precluding means for restricting the re-set to authorized operation,

9. A drawcn-side rails therefor, a housing for the drawer, rolls mounted'by the housing to embrace the. rails sustaining the drawerin ,the housing, a spring normally shifting the drawer from the housing, a catch in the housing for re taining the draweragainst shitting .by the spring, a solenoid for withdrawing the catch, a first circuit for the solenoid including a normally manually operable switch, an additional electrisally operable switch for circuit, and a sec- 10nd .circuitior operating the additional switch.

- '10,. :Adrawenside rails therefor; a hoiisin l fcr the drawer, rolls mounted by thehousi-ng ,to

embrace the rails sustaining the drawer in the housin a p i m n allyhfl ns e d aw or from-the houslnaa catchin the housing for :retainingthe drawer, against shifting by the spring, a solenoid for, withdrawing the catch, a first circuit for the solenoid including a normally mn all -o ab etetq in, h a as.-

ditional electrically-operable switch for said first, switch inefl'ective' for I'd-operation, and unau circuit, cut-out means and a second circuit between the housing and the cut-out means normally leaving said additional switch to be effective through the first circuit to control the catch, said cut-out, means being operable, for

rendering, the additional switch ineffective for the housing, a spring normally shiftingthe drawer from the housing, a catch in the housing for retaining the drawer against shifting by the spring, a solenoid for'withdrawing the catch, a first circuit for the solenoid including a normallymanually-operable switch, an additional electrically-operableswitch for said circuit, cut-out means, a second circuit between the housing and the cut-out means normally leaving said additional switch to be effective through the .first circuit to control the catch, said cut-out means being operable for rendering the additional thorized access-hindering means for the cut-out.

12. A drawer, side rails therefor, a housing for the drawer, rolls mounted by the housing to embrace the rails in sustaining the drawer in the housing, a spring normally shifting the drawer from the housing, a catch inthe housing for retaining the drawer against shifting by the spring, a solenoid for withdrawing the catch, a first circuit for the solenoid including a normally manually-operable switch, an additional electrically-operable switch for said circuit, cut-out means, a second circuit between the housing and the cut-out means normally leaving said additional switch to be efiective through the first circuit to control the catch, said cut-out means being operable for rendering the additional switch ineffective for re-operation, unauthorized access-hindering means for the cut-out, and

authorized entrance mechanism to said addi-

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US3339976 *May 12, 1966Sep 5, 1967Robert KarlAutomobile seat backrest locking device
US5129501 *Jan 14, 1991Jul 14, 1992Idx, Inc.Car wash coin/token collection system
US5211275 *Apr 30, 1992May 18, 1993Idx, Inc.Car wash coin/token collection system
US5410444 *Oct 27, 1992Apr 25, 1995Idx, Inc.Electronic control system for a locked drawer
Classifications
U.S. Classification312/333, 109/47, 292/144
International ClassificationE05G5/00
Cooperative ClassificationE05G5/006
European ClassificationE05G5/00B