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Publication numberUS3608690 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 28, 1971
Filing dateMay 26, 1969
Priority dateMay 26, 1969
Publication numberUS 3608690 A, US 3608690A, US-A-3608690, US3608690 A, US3608690A
InventorsMiller Donald E, Morrow Robert D
Original AssigneeTechnology Systems Inc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Apparatus and methods for registering cash, registering a sale, and automatically dispensing change
US 3608690 A
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United States Patent [72] Inventors Robert D. Morrow 3,191,737 6/1965 194/ I0 X Baltimore; 3,279,480 l0/l96 Jarvis l33/8 Donald E. Miller, Glen Burnie, both of Md. 3.41 1,664 l 1/19 8 Davis" 22 /88 [2!] App]. No. 827,675 3,242,929 3/ I966 Adams 194/10 X [22] Filed May 1969 Primary Examiner-Stanley H. Tollberg [45 1 Patented Sept 1971 Attorney-Shapiro and Shapiro [73] Assignee Technology Systems Incorporated Cockeysvllle, Md.

[54] APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR REGISTERING CASH, REGISTERING A SALE, AND AUTOMATICALLY DISPENSING CHANGE 4 laims,32 D In F I 3 c "w I 1 ABSTRACT: Robbery-immune cash-handling system in which [52] US. Cl. 194/4, n an coins are received identified and registered h 221/88 amount of a sale is registered and correct change is automati- [511 Int-m 1/06 cally computed and disbursed. Multicell magazines are pro- [50] Field of Search 194/4, 10; vided for $10, $5, and SI bills, which are dispensed au i- 221/79' 87,69 cally as change. $1 bills are also loaded automatically. Step I switches are employed in a parallel addition technique for re- [56] References Cited gistering cash inputs and in a dynamic subtraction technique UNITED STATES PATENTS for computing and dispensing change. Cash reserves are ac- 3,l78,003 4/ I965 I-Iaville l94/4 E cessible only to authorized personnel.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification194/206, 221/88, 194/220
International ClassificationG07D11/00
Cooperative ClassificationG07D11/0003
European ClassificationG07D11/00D