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  1. I updated the board in one of my older Giii machines because Royal told me that the firmware could not be updated on the board. I bought the updated board and KO conversion kit from Royal for $478.
  2. Why don't you disconnect the CC reader and see if the same problem happens. If it does, then you can rule out the CC reader. If it doesn't happen, there is probably some pre-authorization amount setting in the CC reader that is causing the problem.
  3. Well...that was what AZVendor told you to do...and he didn't even ask for the $15
  4. darkinthepark

    Poll: Parlevel or Usatech for cashless

    I have 3 student drink machines at a high school in pennsylvania. We average $75 a week in cashless sales for the three machines combined. We use Nayax and it's working nice for us.
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    Identify bubble front machine and help diagnose

    Yes...but you said you couldn't get the fan to turn on when you were doing the fan relay test. I was just telling you that the fan relay test is only for the evaporator fan, not the compressor fan...and that the evaporator fan should always be on since most G3s don't have the fan relay.
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    Identify bubble front machine and help diagnose

    Most Royal GIII machines do not come with the fan relay. It only turns on and off the evaporator fan anyway...not the compressor fan. Most machines will have the evaporator fan running at all times.
  7. Mountain Dew is one of our best sellers.
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    Machine Lighting

    None of the machines I purchased had working lights...but I replaced the bulbs and ballasts on all of them to get them working. I think it attracts more attention having working lights. I did put relays on our machines so that the lights go off at night to save electricity and bulb life. I did replace the bulbs in two of our Royal machines with these Keystone Signhero bulbs. They direct wire so you need to remove the ballasts and rewire the machines if you go this route...but I think it's worth it. I think they look good and are supposed to last 10 years. http://keystonetech.com/signhero/
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    Best selling snacks

    Thanks for all of the suggestions! We will try to track some of them down and give them a try.
  10. darkinthepark

    Best selling snacks

    Thanks for the suggestions. Do the club stores carry these products?
  11. darkinthepark

    Best selling snacks

    What online sources are you referring to? I found some outdated articles about vending machine products...but nothing that looked current.
  12. darkinthepark

    Best selling snacks

    Hello all. We have some free columns on our snack machines and are looking to try some new products. The machines are located in teacher faculty rooms in a large high school in pennsylvania. The machines do about 40 dollars a week....much of which comes from k-cup sales which are stocked in the machine...and also candy sales (typical chocolate bars such as Snickers, Milky Way, Peanut M&Ms, Reese's Cups, 3 musketeers). I was wondering what are your best-selling snacks in white-collar environments like schools? Any advice would be appreciated.
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    I threatened USAT with a lawsuit and guess what happened!

    Because of all the USAT horror stories I've heard on this board...I decided to go with Nayax for the CC readers we got last year. So far I've been real happy with the Nayax system and their customer support. During the summer, when our soda sales are non-existent because students are not in school, Nayax waits until September to charge us for the monthly service fees instead of deducting it from our bank account.
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    Royal Vendor 660 Labels

    They only go up to 2013....and I don't think they all have calorie counts....
  15. Anybody selling this stuff in the 12 oz cans? If so, how does it sell and how much do you charge?