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  1. falls

    ICT P70 bill validator erroring out

    ICT just says check for foreign objects on sensor or bill path and clean.Based on the description 'purple sensor error' I'd guess at here being a UV LED that has failed, or is somehow masked. I only have V6 acceptors, so not the same.
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    How to pick a coffee vending machine?

    If you are talking about the company you linked,,, They don't seem to sell machines, but offer a coffee machine as a full service vending company. If you talk to them, find out what brand and model of machine they are offering for placement (will be based on expected number of sales/users), then do research on who supplies and services the specific machine. It appears you are in pommyland so could be a company like westomatic or logicvending. I'm not really across machine distributors there though.
  3. Very basic, but check bill validator connector cable, it is possible on some validators for the cable connector to engage at one end and not the other (mine happened when the cable was moved a little on door opening).
  4. Could be wrong as several Chinese companies use that VC or VCM nomenclature, but probably a 'Jiangsu Blue Sky Airport Support Co., Ltd.' product. A manual can be found here . If the error is "VMC 5" this is a health guard warning. Without having a machine to look at this should reset when you open and close the door, but you may need to try entering service mode or resetting the health guard limits (chapt 6.6.13) to reset it. If you aren't selling perishables from the machine, turn it off.
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    Royalty Fee?

    Yes, or send the boxes back. You have no right to use the 'Pink Ribbon' boxes unless you are paying the royalty fee, as that is what (partly) pays the charity for the use of their name on the boxes. If you don't want charity boxes that support a charity buy the plain or wood-grain boxes. Don't pretend you are supporting the pink ribbon charity if you are not sending them any money.
  6. I think you got into the <test> mode which shows co 1, co 2 etc to test vend the selected column. Try looking at the manual section 3, It might take a while to wrap your head around 4 button programming, but try writing down the key uses before starting. I'm guessing you hit a wrong key along the way to PriC (I'd guess at enter [4] rather than next [2]when tESt was on the display) The machine will exit back to sales mode if: No response from the selection switches is received for approximately five minutes; The service mode button is pressed a second time; The Return to Sales mode is activated; or The door is actually closed. The code doesn't work in sales mode.
  7. NO. You need to connect the 3 9V batteries in series. The way you describe your connection it had 18v going one way and 18v opposing it - output = 0V and the batteries getting hot trying to overcome each other (before destroying themselves).
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    Crane 497 combo

    5 wide refreshment center with 10 drink fridge module. parts manual programming guide
  9. To be honest this is a bad idea. Moving a machine with stock in it is fraught with problems. A loaded machine is quite top heavy and prone to falling over when moved (experience speaking - they can't be stopped once they start to tip) Remember you should move the machines standing up.. Any stock in the machine will cause loads on the delivery system that can easily distort and cause misvends/jams when redeployed. Additionally stock has a tendency to bounce out of position if the machine is subject to vertical travel (such as potholes in roads or heavy handed forklift operators). One additional thing is when moving a machine either empty the coin mech first, or make sure that the mech is secured fully - I know I don't usually tighten the mounting screws and the mech can bounce off them when badly jostled if they are not tightened If you want to do this you should consider a machine crate to contain the empty machine and a locking stock crate to fill/refill on site.
  10. falls

    Trouble finding 16 oz cans

    Is this the manual for your version of the 3589? I can't see anything there that specifies a 16oz only, only a 12oz only and either '20oz max or "24oz max"'.
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    2 Machines

    A quick search shows that they used to supply Saeco machines. From other threads in this forum there doesn't seem to be much support for them in the US/Canada. Having said that: Do you know which machines you have? 7P, 8P, 800, SG200/Rubino, or something else? There is a very long thread here about the SG200, which might help somewhat. I can dig around to see what manuals I have once I know which machine you have.
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    CONLUX bill accepter

    Apparently that bill acceptor is only supposed to accept $1, $5, and Coupons. If it takes a $10 note it has a problem, exacerbated by the fact that it thinks a $10 note is a $5 note. I'd just replace the bill acceptor with a spare.
  13. Open Door Press mode button until display reads 'Test Mode' Press 1 Insert coins (in any order) until mech is full Close Door It is a good idea to start with an empty mech, but as long as the coin totals shown while inserting coins match reality, it isn't essential
  14. Give me a couple of days and I'll be able to answer your question for the inone board. I've got a 123 that didn't come with a control board. I've set up the inone board that seems to be working by itself, but haven't tried the drop sensor yet. I've got the inone drop sensors, but there is the original goldeneye sensors already in place. I believe they are the '34VDC' drop sensors referred to in the destructions but have to confirm it. They should work one way or the other (plug in directly or cut and splice green wire to change power to drop sensors). I'll let you know once I've actually got it working.