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Publication numberUS3851151 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 26, 1974
Filing dateDec 14, 1972
Priority dateNov 6, 1970
Publication numberUS 3851151 A, US 3851151A, US-A-3851151, US3851151 A, US3851151A
InventorsE Schmid, A Stambera
Original AssigneeE Schmid, A Stambera
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Weighing and price calculating device
US 3851151 A
Abstract
A device for weighing commodities, for automatically calculating the price of the weighed commodity on the basis of a tariff, and for printing out the end price and weight on a ticket to accompany the commodity. The device is equipped for a quick and foolproof adaption to a change of commodity, and by a special combination of memories and code selector switches provides a versatile instrument for rounding up calculated values, to conversion to different currency systems, for summing and storing selected signals, and for modifying the weight/price tariff.
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Stambera et al.

v United States A Patent [191 Nov. 26, 1974 WEIGIIING AND PRICE CALCULATING DEVICE Inventors: Adolf Stambera, Dinkelsbuhlstr. 11,

Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt; Eberhard Schmid, Beethovenstrasse 14, Schwieberdingen, both of Germany Filed:

Dec. 14, 1972 Appl. N0.: 315,120

Related US. Application Data Continuation-impart. of Ser, No, 87,570, Nov. 6, 1970, abandoned.

US. Cl. 235/6l.9 R, 177/26, 235/61 PS, 235/151.33 Int. Cl... G06k 15/02, GO-lg 23/16, G06f 15/20 Field of Search..... 235/619 R, 61.7 R, 61.6 R,

References Cited UNITED STATES PATENTS Williams, Jr. et a1 .5235/15133 Bell et a1 235/151.33

3,393,302 7/1968 Cichanowicz et a1 235/15l.33 3,557,353 1/1971 Allen et a1. 235/151.33 3,635,297 1/1972 Salava 235/151.33

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Classifications
U.S. Classification235/375, 235/61.0PS, 177/26, 705/407
International ClassificationG06Q30/00, G06F7/52, G01G19/415, G06F7/491
Cooperative ClassificationG06Q30/04, G06F7/4915, G01G19/415
European ClassificationG06Q30/04, G06F7/491B, G01G19/415