Accumulator of carriers

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to means of maintenance of data carriers such as banknotes. Proposed accumulator comprises carriers accumulation table, resilient element supporting said accumulation table and accumulation table detector to reveal accumulation table lowering. Detected is that accumulation table inclined to lifting and lowering directions lowers below preset position to define is carries are accumulated at said table. This carrier accumulator allows definition of carrier accumulation irrespective of accumulation table position.

EFFECT: higher reliability of storage.

15 cl, 35 dwg

 

The technical field to which the invention relates.

[0001] the Present invention relates to a device for the accumulation of the carriers and, for example, to the accumulation of carriers, mainly applied to a device for automatic transactions, located in financial institutions.

The level of technology

[0002] In recent years, devices for automatic transactions, examples of which are automated teller machines (ATMs) in the financial institutions established in various places, such as banks, railway stations and convenience stores. Customers can perform various operations on the display screen displayed on the device for automatic transactions, in many situations, to conduct transactions, including the implementation of depositing and withdrawing money balances and request.

[0003] Such a device for automatic transaction secured by a Depository storage/dispensing banknotes, which stores and provides the banknote. The mechanism of accumulation of banknotes in traditional Depository storage/dispensing banknotes, in General, contains the path of the migration, so that the banknotes are transferred to the buffet accumulation of banknotes in the horizontal direction. Banknotes being transferred upon the tract transfer in a horizontal direction, a vertically accumulate on the table accumulation of banknotes in their horizontally the position.

[0004] patent Laid publication (Japan) No. 2010-128536 offers the mechanism of accumulation of banknotes, in which the table accumulation of banknotes is provided with an inclined surface on which you will collect banknotes in an inclined position. The accumulation of banknotes in an inclined position allows the length of storage of banknotes in the direction of the width of the banknotes to be less than the length of a side of the banknotes in the direction of transfer of banknotes, thereby reducing the thickness of the storage of banknotes.

[0005] In the mechanism of accumulation of banknotes according to the modern level of technology, the platform, i.e. a table of accumulation for accumulation of banknotes on it vertically moved by a drive belt or springs. Therefore, in order to detect, whether placed the note on the table in accumulation, you must provide the Assembly from the light emitter - light detector, which forms the optical path in the direction identical to the direction of movement of the table accumulation, so that the bill can be detected regardless of the position, which can take a table of accumulation.

[0006] However, if the table accumulation is adapted to move at a greater distance, the light emitter and the optical sensor are separated, respectively, by a large distance, which requires a more expensive high-sensitivity sensor, which increases the cost of the tee. On the contrary, if the optical sensor is provided in such a way that it forms its optical path in a direction different from the direction of movement of the table accumulation, it is not so requires a greater distance between the light emitter and the optical sensor, which corresponds to the distance of movement of the table accumulation. However, the buffet accumulation may take its position so that the table accumulation interference optical path of the sensor, thereby the sensor cannot detect the buffet accumulation, which is a disadvantage.

The invention

[0007] the Objective of the present invention is to provide a new and improved device of accumulation media.

[0008] Another objective of the present invention is to provide a device of the accumulation of carriers with a simple configuration, which can be determined, whether collects media, such as a banknote on the table accumulation, regardless of position, which can take a table of accumulation.

[0009] In accordance with the present invention, the device of the accumulation of carriers includes a table of accumulation, has a surface at least partially supporting the accumulated carrier, the elastic element is enabled to move the table accumulation towards the drop accumulation media, and the detector buffet accumulation, detecting the lowering of the table of accumulation.

[0010] In this case, the detector buffet accumulation can be configured to detect, omitted if the table accumulation below a pre-defined position.

[0011] Table accumulation may have a surface that is angled relative to the direction of the lifting and lowering table of accumulation.

[0012] the Device of the accumulation media may further include a media detector, which can detect, whether collects the carrier on the table accumulation, when the table accumulation is above a pre-defined position. In this case, the device of the accumulation of carriers can additionally include an identifier that uses the result of detection of the detector table of accumulation and the result of detection of the detector carrier to determine, whether collects the carrier on the table accumulation. Additionally in this case, the determiner may be configured to determine that the media builds up on the table accumulation, when the table of accumulation falls below a pre-defined position, or is detected that the medium is accumulated on the table of accumulation.

[0013] the Determiner may be configured to determine that the carrier is not accumulated when the article is l accumulation is above a pre-defined position, and detected that the media does not accumulate on the table of accumulation.

[0014] the Detector buffet accumulation may include a first set of light emitter and the optical sensor, which form the optical path in the direction crossing the direction of the lifting and lowering table of accumulation, and a detector carrier may include a second set of light emitter and the optical sensor, which form the optical path in the direction crossing the direction of the lifting and lowering table accumulation. In this case, the detector table of accumulation and the detector carrier may be provided on one side with respect to the table accumulation, and accumulation of carriers may further include a first light guide element to guide the first optical path in the optical sensor of the first set and the second light guide element to guide the second optical path in the optical sensor of the second set.

[0015] Table accumulation may include a light blocking element, the blocking of the first optical path, when the table accumulation is above a pre-defined position.

[0016] Table accumulation may include a light guide element to guide the first optical path in the optical sensor of the first set, when the table accumulation is above the pre is sustained fashion to a certain position.

[0017] the Detector buffet accumulation may include a set of light emitter and the optical sensor, which form the optical path in the direction crossing the direction of the lifting and lowering table accumulation, and accumulation of carriers may include a light blocking element, descending in the position in which the light blocking element blocks the optical path as falls buffet accumulation. In this case, the detector buffet accumulation can be configured to detect, whether passes the optical path of the zone of accumulation media table accumulation and accumulated if the media on the table of accumulation.

[0018] the Device of the accumulation of carriers can additionally include an identifier that uses the result of detection of the detector buffet accumulation to determine, whether collects the carrier on the table of accumulation.

[0019] According to the present invention, it is possible to provide a device of accumulation media, which is simpler in configuration and allows determining holds the media, for example, banknotes, regardless of position, which can take a table of accumulation.

Brief description of drawings

[0020] the Objectives and characteristics of the present invention will become more apparent after studying negativeone what about the detailed descriptions, considered in conjunction with the attached drawings, on which:

Fig. 1 is a schematic external view in perspective of the device for automatic transactions in accordance with the embodiment of the present invention.

Fig. 2 is a functional block diagram schematically showing the configuration of the device for automatic transactions in accordance with the embodiment of the present invention shown in Fig. 1.

Fig. 3 is a functional block diagram showing the configuration of the intake/exhaust slots for banknotes in accordance with the embodiment shown in Fig. 2.

Fig. 4A and 4B are schematic vertical views in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with comparative example 1.

Fig. 5A and 5B are schematic vertical views in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with comparative example 2.

Fig. 6A and 6B are schematic vertical views in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with comparative example 3.

Fig. 7A and 7B are schematic vertical views in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with comparative example 4.

Fig. 8A and 8B are schematic the slight pressure from the beginning views in cross-section, showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with comparative example 5.

Fig. 9 is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with comparative example 6.

Fig. 10 is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with the first embodiment of the present invention.

Fig. 11A, 11B and 11C are schematic vertical views in cross section showing a state change during the accumulation of banknotes in the cassette reject shown in Fig. 10.

Fig. 12 is a schematic view in perspective, showing the cartridge rejection, shown in Fig. 10.

Fig. 13 is a schematic view in perspective, showing the state in which the banknotes are accumulated in the cassette reject shown in Fig. 10.

Fig. 14 shows a combination of detection results of the sensors in the first embodiment, for use in the determinant, the determinant that holds the banknote.

Fig. 15 is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with the second embodiment of the present invention.

Fig. 16A, 16B and 16C are schematic vertical views in cross-section, is providing a change of state during the accumulation of banknotes in the cassette rejection, it is shown in Fig. 15.

Fig. 17 is a schematic view in perspective, showing the cartridge rejection if additional sensor banknotes arranged in the embodiment shown in Fig. 15.

Fig. 18 is a schematic view in perspective, showing the state in which the banknotes are accumulated in the cassette reject shown in Fig. 17.

Fig. 19 is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with the third embodiment of the present invention.

Fig. 20A, 20B and 20C are schematic vertical views in cross section showing a state change during the accumulation of banknotes in the cassette reject shown in Fig. 19.

Fig. 21 is a schematic view in perspective, showing the cartridge rejection, shown in Fig. 19.

Fig. 22 is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of a tape cartridge rejection in accordance with the fourth embodiment of the present invention.

Fig. 23 is a schematic view of the rise, showing banknotes accumulated in the horizontal position.

Fig. 24 is a schematic view of the rise, showing banknotes accumulated in an inclined position.

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[0021] Further details about vivalda embodiments of the device of the accumulation of carriers according to the present invention with reference to the accompanying drawings. In this application, similar constituent elements are assigned the same reference position, and their repetitive description is excluded.

[0022] In this application, the set of elements having essentially the same functional configuration may differ from each other by adding various indexes to the same reference position. For example, as described below, Fig. 3 shows three cassettes 34 storage of banknotes, having essentially identical functional configuration, and when it is necessary to distinguish them from each other, they are referred to, such reference positions, as 34A, 34B and 34C. If they do not have to differ from each other, they are referred to as the cassette 34 store bills without the index.

[0023] In embodiments of the invention described below, the media, which should accumulate on the table accumulation represent notes that are merely examples, and the present invention should not be limited to these options for implementation. For example, media that may accumulate on the table accumulation may be a magnetic card or a card with an integrated chip (IC), such as cash cards or credit cards, Bank books, securities or tickets for transport or events, for example, iron is aronie tickets boat tickets, tickets or coupons.

[0024] Referring first to Fig. 1 and 2, describes the configuration of the device for automatic transactions in accordance with the embodiment of the present invention. Fig. 1 is a schematic external view in perspective of the device for automatic transactions in accordance with the embodiment of the present invention. As shown in the drawing, the device 1 for the automatic transaction includes the device 10 of the display/operation, the processor 11 cards/statements, processor 12 Bank books, inlet/outlet slot 13 for banknotes and inlet/outlet slot 14 for coins.

[0025] the Device 1 for the automatic transaction is established at various points, such as banks and stations, and in this embodiment is a terminal device connected to the Central processing system, for example, to a server or host computer of a financial institution via the network 501 connection (Fig. 2)to carry out the transaction requested by the client. In particular, the device 10 of the display/operation device 1 for the automatic transaction includes a feature presentation screen display operations guide and receive inputs through manual operation of the client. As a function of receiving an operational input device 1, the display/operation can be implemented by, for example, a touch panel that detects a touch on the screen to accept input.

[0026] the Processor 11 cards/statements is a functional section that receives or generates a magnetic card or IC card, for example, a cash card, i.e., a plastic card (not shown) for use during the transaction, and generates a strip of paper, i.e., statement (also not shown), which recorded the details of the transaction. The processor 12 Bank books is a functional section that receives or generates bankbook (not shown) for use during the transaction. Inlet/outlet slot 13 for banknotes is a functional section that receives or outputs the banknote. Inlet/outlet slot 14 for coins is a functional section that accepts or dispenses coins. Inlet/outlet slot 13 for banknotes and inlet/outlet slot 14 for coins provided with appropriate valves (not shown)that are driven by the actuator or actuators to mechanically protect from external environment.

[0027] Fig. 2 is a functional block diagram showing the configuration of the device 1 for the automatic transaction in accordance with the embodiment shown in Fig. 1. As shown in the drawing, the device 1 deautomatization transaction includes, in addition to the device 10 of the display/operation, the processor 11 cards/statements, the processor 12 Bank books, intake/exhaust slots 13 for banknotes and intake/exhaust slots 14 for coins, a controller 15, a hard disk device (HDD) 16, a console 17 service, the authenticator 18 on the basis of the drawing of the blood vessels and module 19 of the connection.

[0028] the Device 10 of the display/operation includes a display section which displays a screen display operations guide client and the operating section of the client, which detects manipulation of the client. The function of the display section is implemented by, for example, a display device on the cathode-ray tube (CRT), liquid crystal (LCD) display device or devices based on organic light emitting diodes (OLED). Function operating section of the client is implemented by, for example, a touch panel or a mechanical button (not shown). In the device 1 for the automatic transaction in the present embodiment, the functions of the display section and the operating section of the client are integrated with each other, but the functions of the display section and the operating section of the client can be separated from each other.

[0029] the Processor 11 cards/statements is a functional section that reads data from the magnetic CT is s or IC card, for example, a cash card, which is the client, and prints the transaction details to paper tape in case of disputes and issues it as a statement of the transaction. The processor 12 Bank books is a functional section that prints the contents of a transaction conducted through the device 1 for the automatic transaction, Bank book, inserted by the client.

[0030] the Inlet/outlet slot 13 for banknotes is a functional section that counts the banknotes, which must be returned to the client, or banknotes, which must be removed during the transaction withdrawal, according to the merits of the banknote and transports the banknote to the position at which the client can borrow the banknotes. Inlet/outlet slot 13 for banknotes also has the function of checking banknotes inserted by the customer during the transaction making money, and counting of banknotes according to the merits of the banknote to be stored banknotes in the device 1 for the automatic transaction.

[0031] the Inlet/outlet slot 14 for coins is a functional section that checks the coins inserted by the customer during the transaction making money, and counts the coins according to the merits of coins to be stored coins in the device 1 for the automatic transaction. Inlet/you Usna slot 14 coin also has the function of counting coins, which must be removed during the transaction withdrawals, and transfers the coins in the position in which the client can take the coins.

[0032] the Controller 15 has the function of centralized control of the overall management of the operations of the entire device 1 for the automatic transaction. The controller 15 includes, for example, link control, which control the communication between the module 19 communication and the host computer (not shown), and control the display, which control the display screens to be displayed on the device 10, the display/operation. The controller 15 additionally includes keys 20, which represents a functional section that responds to the results of the sensors from the sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 media, as described below (Fig. 3)to determine, whether placed the note on the table 164 accumulation (Fig. 10), in the cassette 35 rejection. The details of the keys 20 are described below with reference to Fig. 14.

[0033] the Drive on the hard disk drive (HDD) 16 is a storage device that stores sequence control programs, files, etc. that are necessary for operating the device 1 for the automatic transaction.

[0034] the Console 17 service is an interface to a Bank employee, and has the functions of displaying information such as failures and malfunctions matched with the relevant sections of this device, and receiving operations of the Bank employee to resolve failures or malfunctions of these sections.

[0035] the authenticator 18 on the basis of the drawing of the blood vessels is the authenticator to confirm personal identity. In the present embodiment, the client is identified by reading the pattern of blood vessels of the hands of the client and comparing the read pattern of the blood vessels with a picture of the blood vessels, pre-recorded on the IC chip (not shown) the cash card inserted by the customer to the processor 11 cards/statements.

[0036] the Module 19 connection is an interface with the host computer to send and receive information necessary for transactions to and from the host computer on line 501 communication. The information required for the transaction includes, for example, client information, such as account number, password and the balance in the account of the client, and information about the content of the transaction, such as made or taken the money.

[0037] Hereinafter, referring to Fig. 3, describes the schematic configuration of the intake/exhaust slots 13 for banknotes device 1 for the automatic transaction. Fig. 3 is a functional block diagram showing an example configuration of the intake/exhaust slots 13 for notes. As can be seen from the drawing, the inlet/outlet slot 13 for banks the t includes section 31 of customer service, the discriminator 32, the temporary storage 33, tapes 34A, 34B and 34C storage of banknotes, the cartridge 35 rejection, the Depositary 36 left banknotes, the sensor 37 table of accumulation and the sensor 38 banknotes.

[0038] Section 31 of customer service functions as an inlet section which divides the banknotes placed by the client one after the other during the transaction making money, and transports the banknote, for example, the discriminator 32. Section 31 customer service collects banknotes, which must be returned to the client, or banknotes, which must be delivered to the customer during the transaction withdrawal.

[0039] the Discriminator 32 determines the authenticity/poddelnosti, dignity and damaged banknotes transferred from section 31 of customer service, and detects a failure of migration and counts the banknotes that value set. In context, the denomination of the banknote is focused on the dignity of banknotes, mainly traded in one area, for example, banknotes 1,000 yen, 5,000 yen and 10,000 yen.

[0040] the Temporary storage 33 is a functional section that temporarily holds the banknote, discriminated as valid by the discriminator 32 in the transaction process of making money, as long as the introduction is not installed.

[0041] the Cartridge 34A, 34B and 34C store banknotes are stores, koloriert banknotes, introduced in section 31 of customer service by the client. Banknotes, which must be removed by the client are stored in cassettes 34A, 34B and 34C storage of banknotes, to retrieve them.

[0042] the Cartridge 35 rejection is a storage section that stores banknotes in respect of which the discriminator 32 has determined not to submit to the client during the transaction of withdrawing or depositing money to collect. For example, the discriminator 32 may be configured to distinguish between banknotes uncertain dignity, the dignity, damaged or soiled, as banknotes, which must be collected. Banknotes stored in the cassette 35 rejection will be removed and collected by the operator. This cassette 35 rejection and the device 1 for the automatic transaction having such a cassette 35 rejection, are specific for ATMs, which are adapted to collect banknotes as carriers, and are a simple example of the structure of accumulation of carriers according to the present invention.

[0043] the Depository 36 left banknotes is a repository that stores banknotes left by the customer during the transaction, withdraw or Deposit money.

[0044] the Sensor 37 table accumulation is an optical sensor that reads the table 164 accumulation (Fig. 10) in the cassette 35 rejection, which must nameplates the banknotes. The sensor 38 banknotes is an optical sensor which detects that holds the banknote on the table 164 accumulation in the cassette 35 rejection.

[0045] a Specific configuration that detects, whether placed the note on the table 164 accumulation in the cassette 35 rejection is described in comparison with comparative examples. First, with reference to Fig. 4A-5B describes the cassette rejection, which accumulates the media in its horizontal position.

[0046] Fig. 4A is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of the cassette 100 rejection in accordance with Comparative Example 1. The cassette 100 rejection includes a drive roller 101, the non-driving roller 102, the table 104 accumulation and spring 103 platform. To determine that holds the banknote 301 in the cassette 100 rejection (Fig. 4B), outside of the cassette 100 rejection feature detector 201 of the residue in the form of an Assembly of the emitter 201a of the light and the optical sensor 201b and the detector 202 of the residue in the form of an Assembly of the emitter 202a light and the optical sensor 202b.

[0047] Since the cartridge 100 rejection is a cartridge that has been allocated for accumulation, as described above, and should not submit the accumulated banknotes, the electrical components are not provided in the space 105 accumulation media, but, as shown in Fig. 4A, the detectors 201 and 202 OST the TKA provided outside the cartridge 100 rejection. Since the cassette 100 rejection can store a crumpled bill, you need to provide so many detectors 201 and 202 of the remainder to monitor multiple points on the table 104 of accumulation.

[0048] In the cassette 100 rejection in Comparative Example 1, the banknote 301 pulled out of the path of transfer (not shown) via the drive roller 101 and the non-driving roller 102 in the cartridge 100 so that they accumulate on the table 104 accumulation. Table 104 accumulation is supported by springs 103 platform and is directed through the sliding groove and a shaft (not shown) so that it falls in the direction of the arrow 107 by the weight of accumulated banknotes 301 (Fig. 4B).

[0049] the Detectors 201 and 202 of the residue provided in the cassette 100 rejection, form respective optical paths 109 and 111 in the direction that is essentially identical to the direction of movement of the table 104 accumulation, and is arranged so that the optical paths 109 and 111 pass through the respective optically transparent apertures 113 and 115, which are provided in the table 104 accumulation. Accordingly, when the table 104 accumulation is in any position in the vertical direction 107, i.e., at any height, the optical path 109 or 111 is blocked, while banknotes 301 accumulate on the table 104 of accumulation, so that you can localize the e l e C that banknotes 301 are present in the cassette 100.

[0050] Fig. 5A is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of the cassette 110 rejection in accordance with Comparative Example 2. If the distance between the detector 211 balance, which includes the radiator 211a light and an optical sensor 211b, and the table 104 accumulation is small, and the sensitivity of the detector 211 balance is sufficient, the optical prism 112, which refracts and directs the optical path 109, as shown in the drawing, may be provided in the table 104 of accumulation, so that the optical path 109 is blocked by banknotes 301, as shown in Fig. 5B. This allows to reduce the number and space sensors, thereby miniaturized device.

[0051] In the cartridges 100 and 110 rejection in the above comparative examples, the width of the tape rejection, which corresponds to the banknote 301 in the direction of transfer, when viewed from a direction 107 accumulation of banknotes 301, i.e., from the top on the drawings, shall be equivalent to the sum of the width of the channel transfer, the larger of the width of the drive roller and the width of the non-driven roller and the width of the storage sections banknotes (table storage), which limits the miniaturization.

[0052] In contrast, in Comparative Example 3, table 124 accumulation has an inclined surface is th accumulation of banknotes, as shown in Fig. 6A, and the banknote 301 carried by the channel transfer (not shown)provided above the cassette 120 rejection, accumulate vertically in an inclined position along its inclined surface, as shown in Fig. 6B. This gives the possibility of reducing the width of the cassette 120 rejection, which corresponds to the banknote, in the direction of migration, with a lower limit, thereby realizing a thinner tape.

[0053] In this Comparative Example, the feature detector 221 residue comprising emitter 221a light and an optical sensor 221b, and the detector 222 residue comprising emitter 222a light and an optical sensor 222b so that they form respective optical paths 109 and 111 in the direction identical to the direction of movement, i.e., the direction 107 of the lifting and lowering table 124 accumulation. Thus, similarly to Comparative Example 1, when the table 104 accumulation is in any position in the vertical direction 107, the optical path 109 or 111 is blocked, while banknotes 301 accumulate on the table 124 accumulation so that you can determine that the banknote 301 are present in the cassette 120.

[0054] In the cassette 130 rejection in Comparative Example 4, as shown in Fig. 7A, if the distance between the detector 231 residue comprising emitter 231a light and an optical sensor 231b, and article is scrap 134 accumulation is small, and the sensitivity of the detector 231 balance is sufficient, the optical prism 131, which refracts and directs the optical path 109 is provided in the table 134 accumulation, so that the optical path 109 is blocked by banknotes 301, as shown in Fig. 7B. This allows to reduce the number and space sensors, thereby miniaturized device.

[0055] a Thin cassette 130 and 140 rejection in Comparative Examples 3 and 4 configured to accumulate the banknote 301 in its inclined position. Such an accumulation in an inclined position allows to reduce the required width of the space 105 accumulation, realizing a thinner tape rejection. Now, the height of the space 105 accumulation, which is required for accumulation in an inclined position, is described on the basis of comparison with the height required for accumulation in the horizontal position.

[0056] first, with reference to Fig. 23 describes the height of the space savings, which is required for accumulation in the horizontal position. As can be seen from the drawing, the height of the space savings, which is required in order to accumulate banknotes 301 in the horizontal position, of course, equal to the height H when the accumulated banknotes 301.

[0057] the height of the space 105 accumulation, which is required when an identical number of banknotes 301, as with the EPA, it is shown in Fig. 23, accumulate in an inclined position, is described with reference to Fig. 24. As can be seen from the drawing, the height of the space savings, which is required when the banknote 301 accumulate at an angle θ of inclination is according to the following expression (1).

[0058] (expression 1)

Bsinθ+H/cosθ,... (1),

where 0<θ<90o, 0<sinθ<1 and 0<cosθ<0.

Thus, using a thin cassettes 120 and 130 of rejection, which accumulate banknotes 301 in an inclined position, as the angle θ of banknotes 301 more width space 105 savings might be less, but the height of the space 105 savings should be greater. Accordingly, when using thin tape 120 rejection, which is shorter in the direction of the width and longer in the direction of height, the distance between the light emitter and the optical sensor in each of the optical paths 109 and 111, formed by the detectors 221 and 222 of the remainder, respectively, exceeds the distance in the example shown in Fig. 4A, by means of the lengths represented by the dotted lines 109a and 111a in Fig. 6A. This requires expensive high-sensitivity sensor, thereby problematic leading to increased cost. Additionally, since the driving roller 121 and a non-driven roller 122 are present between the emitter 221a light and an optical sensor 221b, p is Tiziana layout emitter 221a light and the optical sensor 221b, which form the optical path 109, disadvantageously limited.

[0059] Thus, in Comparative Example 5 shown in Fig. 8A, the above problem is solved by the arrangement of the detector 241 residue in such a way that it forms the optical path 109 from the emitter 241a of the light to the optical sensor 241b in a direction that differs from the movement direction, i.e. the direction 107 of the lifting and lowering table 144 accumulation (Fig. 8B). In the cassette 140 rejection, when the optical path 109, formed by means of the detector 241 residue is not blocked by banknotes 301, determines that the banknote is missing. However, depending on the weight and thickness of banknotes 301 accumulated on the table 144 accumulation, table 144 accumulation can drop in a length greater than the calculated value, so that the banknote 301, albeit accumulate, as shown in Fig. 8B, can not interrupt the optical path 109, which is defined as the absence of notes.

[0060] Now, the cartridge 150 rejection in accordance with Comparative Example 6 shown in Fig. 9, has a plurality of optical paths 109, 111, 118 and 119 formed on the distance by which to move the table 144 accumulation, to thereby detect that holds the banknote 301, regardless of position, which can take the table 144 accumulation.

[0061] the Alternate is VNO, can be added drive mechanism (not shown)that raises and lowers the table 144 accumulation, and the upper surface of the top of the accumulated banknotes 301 can be controlled in height so that it gets into the optical path 109, formed by means of the detector residue.

[0062] However, any of the above configurations in Comparative Example 6 disadvantageously increases the cost and space of the device.

[0063] Thus, given these circumstances, the Inventor has accomplished the present invention. In accordance with the variants of implementation of the present invention, detected that the table of accumulation, which are accumulated banknotes, is lowered, thereby allowing to determine that holds the media on the table accumulation. Describes in detail embodiments of the present invention.

[0064] Fig. 10 is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of the cassette 35-1 rejection in accordance with the first embodiment of the present invention. Fig. 12 is a schematic view in perspective of the cartridge 35-1 rejection in accordance with the embodiment shown in Fig. 10. As can be seen from Fig. 10 and 12, the cartridge 35-1 rejection in accordance with the present embodiment includes a drive roller 161, not evadney roller 162, the spring 163 platform, table 164 accumulation and the detector 165 platforms.

[0065] outside of the cassette 35-1 rejection is the sensor 38 banknotes, comprising a set of emitter 38a light and the optical sensor 38b, which forms the optical path 109 in the direction crossing the direction 107 table movement 164 accumulation, and detects that holds the banknote 301. Outside of the cassette 35-1 rejection is also provided a sensor 37 table accumulation, which includes a set of emitter 37a of the light and the optical sensor 37b, which also detects the lowering of the table 164 accumulation. The constituent elements of the cassette 35-1 rejection are described below.

[0066] the Drive roller 161 and non-driven roller 162 are feeding elements that pull the banknote 301 of the tract transfer (not shown). The spring 163 platform is an elastic member that supports the table 164 accumulation. Although Fig. 10 shows one spring 163 platform as an example of the elastic element, the present invention is not limited to this example. For example, the set of springs may be provided as elastic elements supporting table 164 accumulation. In addition, although Fig. 10 shows about the spring as the elastic element may be used in the elastic element is elastically deformed depending on the load unknot.

[0067] Table 164 accumulation has its inclined surface 164a, inclined relative to the direction 107 of the lifting and lowering table 164 accumulation. Inclined surface 164a may be sufficient to at least partially maintain the accumulated banknotes 301 (Fig. 11A), i.e., may be partially open or mesh. Preferably, the inclined surface 164a forms a flat plane. Banknotes 301 (Fig. 13), is extended by the drive roller 161 and non-driven roller 162, are accumulated on the inclined surface 164a. As banknotes 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, the spring 163 platform is compressed due to the weight of the accumulated banknotes 301. More specifically, as the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, table 164 accumulation, supported by springs 163 platform is lowered in the direction of the arrow 107 compression spring 163 platform.

[0068] As shown in Fig. 12, the detector 165 platform fixed on the table 164 accumulation in a position outside the area in which you will collect banknotes 301 that it does not create interference optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes. Thus, the detector 165 platform moves in the direction 107 of the lifting and lowering together with table 164 accumulation. The detector 165 platform is in position, the which the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation is blocked table 164 accumulation, while rising above a predetermined height, i.e., in a predefined position in the direction 107 of the lifting and lowering table 164 accumulation. Predefined position may be, for example, the source position table 164 accumulation or height taken when the banknote 301 accumulate with difficulty.

[0069] As described above, the cassette 35-1 rejection in accordance with this embodiment is arranged, as shown in Fig. 12, so that when the table 164 accumulation rises above a pre-defined position, the detector 165 platform provided on the table 164 accumulation blocks the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation. In contrast, when the table 164 accumulation falls below a pre-defined position, the detector 165 platform is lowered together with table 164 accumulation that leads to the fact that the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation, is not blocked by the detector 165 platform. As described above, depending on the blocked optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation, by means of the detector 165 platform, you can determine what is omitted if the table 164 accumulation the Oia below a pre-defined position.

[0070] the Sensor 38 banknotes includes, as described above, the emitter 38a light and an optical sensor 38b. The emitter 38a light and an optical sensor 38b, as shown in Fig. 12, facing each other across the table 164 accumulation. As can be seen from the drawing, when the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, which is in its topmost position at a distance of lifting and lowering, i.e., in the initial position, the optical path 109, formed from the emitter 38a of the light to the optical sensor 38b passes through the optical slit 113 formed in the table 164 accumulation. In contrast, as shown in Fig. 13, when the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, the optical path 109, formed from the emitter 38a of the light to the optical sensor 38b is blocked by banknotes 301, as table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position. As described above, the cassette 35-1 rejection is configured so that when the detector 165 platform blocks the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation, the sensor 38 banknotes can detect that the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation. Although table 164 accumulation has, at least, its optically transparent portion, i.e., the optical slit 113 in the present embodiment, the entire table 164 estimates the value may be transparent.

[0071] In the embodiment shown in Fig. 2, the determinant of 20 uses the results of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 carriers to determine that holds the banknote 301 on the table 164 accumulation cassette 35-1 rejection. Referring to Fig. 14, the following describes in detail the function definition of the keys 20.

[0072] Fig. 14 shows the results of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes and detection logic identifier 20. In the present embodiment, since the sensors 37 and 38 are optical sensors, when the light beams 109 and 111 emitted from emitters 37a and 38a of the light, respectively, are accepted by the optical sensors 37b and 38b, the detection results show the "light", and when the optical paths 109 and 111 are blocked by banknotes 301 and detector 165 platform, respectively, the detection results show "dark".

[0073] As can be seen from Fig. 14, the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, when the result of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "light" or the result of the detection sensor 38 banknotes shows "dark". In other words, the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, when the sensor 37 table accumulation detecting the em, table 164 accumulation falls below a pre-defined position or the sensor 38 detects banknote that banknotes 301 accumulate.

[0074] In contrast, when the detection results of the sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes show "dark" and "light"respectively, the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation. In other words, when the sensor 37 table accumulation detects that the table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position, and the sensor 38 banknotes does not detect that the banknote 301 accumulate determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation.

[0075] Then, referring to Fig. 11A, 11B and 11C, describes the state changes during the accumulation of banknotes 301 in the cassette 35-1 rejection, i.e., describes the process of lowering table 164 accumulation. These drawings are schematic vertical view in cross-section, in particular, showing a state change during the accumulation of banknotes 301 in the cassette 35-1 rejection.

[0076] When the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation cassette 35-1 rejection, as shown in Fig. 10, table 164 accumulation rises to its original position by the spring 163 platform. After that, when the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, ka is shown in Fig. 11A, the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes, is blocked by banknotes 301. If the table 164 accumulation is lowered to a greater or lesser extent due to the weight of the accumulated banknotes 301 provided that table 164 accumulation constantly placed above the predetermined position, the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation, then blocked by means of the detector 165 platform. At this time, since the results of detection of a sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes show "dark", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, according to the logical relationship shown in Fig. 14.

[0077] Then, as shown in Fig. 11B, when the banknote 301 advanced accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, table 164 accumulation is lowered due to the weight of banknotes 301, and the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation, is not blocked by the detector 165 platform provided in table 164 accumulation, whereas the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes, is still blocked by banknotes 301. Thus, since the detection results of the sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes show "bright" and "dark"thus estwenno, determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, according to the logical relationship shown in Fig. 14.

[0078] However, depending on the weight or thickness of the banknotes 301, for example, when the banknote 301 are wet, as shown in Fig. 11C, table 164 accumulation can be optionally omitted from the normal position, and thereby the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes may not become blocked by banknotes 301. However, in this case, since the detection results as sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes and show the "light", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, according to the logical relationship shown in Fig. 14.

[0079] However, when the operator pulls out all the banknotes 301 of the cartridge 35-1 rejection, weight banknotes (cassette) becomes zero, and the table 164 accumulation rises to the limiter (not shown) by means of the repulsive force of the spring 163 platform and returns to its original position. In its initial position as shown in Fig. 10, the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation is blocked by means of the detector 165 platform. However, the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes, not blocked pic what edstam banknotes 301. Thus, since the detection sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes shows "dark" and "light"respectively, the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, according to the logical relationship shown in Fig. 14.

[0080] Thus, in the present embodiment, detected, omitted if the table 164 accumulation below a pre-defined position, whichever is blocked if the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation, by means of the detector 165 platform. In the embodiment, when the table 164 accumulation falls below a pre-defined position determiner 20 determines that the banknote is present in any case. Depending on the weight of banknotes 301, however, when the table 164 accumulation does not fall below a pre-defined position, the banknote 301 may accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, as shown in Fig. 11A. Thus, the sensor 38 banknotes configured to determine, holds the banknote 301 on the table 164 accumulation, at least when the table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position. Thus, it is possible to determine more accurately what holds the banknote 301.

[0081] In the present embodiment, to implement the Oia, optical paths 109 and 111 of the sensors 37, 38 can be formed in a direction that differs from the direction 107 of the lifting and lowering table 164 accumulation, in this case, the identifier 20 may correctly determine that holds the banknote 301, regardless of the position table 164 accumulation or state accumulation of banknotes.

[0082] In accordance with this embodiment, then, holds the accumulated banknotes 301 on the table 164 accumulation, can be correctly determined using a small number of sensors without providing, similarly to Comparative Example 6 shown in Fig. 9, multiple sensors 251 in the direction 107 of the lifting and lowering table 144 accumulation, thereby reducing the cost of the entire device.

[0083] In the present embodiment, since the optical path 109 of the sensor does not have to be parallel to the lifting and lowering, i.e., the direction 107 table movement 164 accumulation, the sensors can be used to thin the cartridge 120 (Fig. 6A), similar to Comparative Example 3, in which the banknotes are accumulated in an inclined position, the distance between the sensors is not increased. Therefore, there may be used an inexpensive sensor instead of an expensive sensor long range.

[0084] In the present embodiment, since the optical path of the sensor 109 may be formed on the managing, which differs from the direction 107 of the lifting and lowering table 164 accumulation on the optical path of the sensor is not affected by the drive roller 161 and non-driven roller 162, and therefore the sensor can be freely configured in position.

[0085] Thus, Fig. 15 is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of the cassette 35-2 rejection in accordance with the second embodiment of the present invention. As shown in the drawing, the cassette 35-2 rejection in accordance with the present embodiment has the first and second prism 171 and 173 in addition to the drive roller 161, not power-driven roller 162, the spring 163 platform, table 164 accumulation and the detector 165 platforms.

[0086] On one side of the cassette 35-2 rejection, i.e. to the left in Fig. 15, is provided to the sensor 38 banknotes, comprising a set of emitter 38a light and the optical sensor 38b to form the optical path 109 in the direction crossing the direction 107 table movement 164 accumulation to detect that holds the banknote 301. Outside of the cassette 35-1 rejection is provided a sensor 37 table accumulation, which includes a set of emitter 37a of the light and the optical sensor 37b, to detect the lowering of the table 164 accumulation. The constituent elements described below.

[0087] the since the drive roller 161, non-driven roller 162, the spring 163 platform, table 164 accumulation and the detector 165 platforms can be identical to the first variant of implementation, their description is not repeated.

[0088] the First prism 171 is an optical element that has its side with the illustrated shape and refracts light 109 emitted from the emitter 38a of the light sensor 38 banknotes, to direct it to the optical sensor 38b. The second prism 173 also is an optical element that has its side with the illustrated shape and refracts the light beam 111 from the emitter 37a of the light sensor 37 table of accumulation, to direct it to the optical sensor 37b. Prism 171 and 173 can be still provided in a position which does not move with the movement of the table 164 accumulation, for example, on the casing of the cassette 35-2.

[0089] As described above, in the present embodiment, the provision of the prism 171 and 173, which direct the light beams 109 and 111, respectively, dictates that both sensors 37 and 38 are arranged on one side of the cassette 35-2 rejection. This provides a reduction of the space for installation of the sensors 37 and 38 is approximately half compared with the first embodiment, further reducing the size of the entire device. Thus, the sensor 38 banknotes, which includes the first prism 171, encourages formation is of two optical paths 109 so what they intersect with the direction 107 table movement 164 accumulation. This further reduces the number of sensors, thereby reducing the cost of the entire device.

[0090] the Identifier 20, shown in Fig. 2, uses the results of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 carriers to determine that holds the banknote 301 on the table 164 accumulation cassette 35-2 rejection. Logical relationship shown in Fig. 14, is applied to the logic definition of the determinant 20 in this situation.

[0091] Next, with reference to Fig. 16A, 16B and 16C describes a state change during the accumulation of banknotes 301 in the cassette 35-2 rejection, i.e., the lowering of the table 164 accumulation. These drawings are schematic vertical views in cross-section, in particular, showing a state change during the accumulation of banknotes 301 in the cassette 35-2 rejection. When banknotes are not cumulative table 164 accumulation cassette 35-2 rejection rate rises to its original position by the spring 163 platform, as shown in Fig. 15.

[0092] Then, as shown in Fig. 16A, when the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes, is blocked by banknotes 301. When the table 164 accumulation is lowered to a greater or lesser extent due to the weight of accumulated bankno the 301 and remains above a pre-defined position, the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation is blocked by means of the detector 165 platform. At this time, since the results of detection of a sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes show "dark", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, according to the logical relationship shown in Fig. 14.

[0093] then, as shown in Fig. 16B, when the banknote 301 advanced accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, table 164 accumulation is lowered due to the weight of banknotes 301, and the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation becomes unlocked by means of the detector 165 platform provided on the table 164 accumulation. However, as shown in the drawing, the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes, is still blocked by banknotes 301. Thus, the detection result of the sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes show "bright" and "dark", respectively, so that the determiner 20 determines that the banknotes are accumulated on the table 164 accumulation, according to the logical relationship shown in Fig. 14.

[0094] Similarly to the above-described variant of implementation, depending on the weight or thickness of the banknotes 301, for example, when the banknote 301 are legnami, as shown in Fig. 16C, table 164 accumulation can be optionally omitted from the normal position, and thereby the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes may not become blocked by banknotes 301. However, in this case, since the detection results as sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes show "bright", the determiner 20 determines that the banknotes are accumulated on the table 164 accumulation, according to the logical relationship shown in Fig. 14.

[0095] Now, when the operator pulls out all the banknotes 301 of the cartridge 35-2 rejection, weight banknotes becomes zero, and the table 164 accumulation rises to the limiter (not shown) by means of the repulsive force of the spring 163 platform and returns to its original position. In its initial position as shown in Fig. 15, the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation is blocked by means of the detector 165 platform, while the optical path 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes, not blocked by banknotes 301. Thus, the result of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "dark" or the result of the detection sensor 38 banknotes shows "light", so determiner 20 determines that the banknote does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, according to the SNO logical relationships it is shown in Fig. 14.

[0096] Thus, in the present embodiment, the provision of the prism 171 and 173, which direct the optical path 109 and 117, respectively, which gives the layout of the sensors 38 and 37 on one side of the cassette 35-2 rejection. This provides a reduction of the space of installation of the sensors is approximately half compared with the above-described embodiment, providing additional size reduction of the device.

[0097] Although the alternative implementation shown in Fig. 15 and 16, has a prism 171 and 173, which refract or reflect the light rays 105 and 117, respectively, this is just an example, and the present invention is not limited to this example. Instead of prisms can be used other guides light elements that reflect and transmit light, for example, the reflective plate and the optical fiber.

[0098] In the present embodiment, the sensor 38 banknotes may be provided in multiple instances, so as to form a plurality of optical paths corresponding to the size of banknotes 301, which must be detected. For example, as shown in Fig. 17, the cartridge 35-2 rejection contains two sets of sensors 38 banknotes, in order to form four optical path 109.

[0099] In the example shown in Fig. 17, the optical path 109 passing through the table 164 accumulation, p is dostavlyayutsya on the heights, different from each other. Thus, as shown in Fig. 18, even when damaged or crumpled banknote 301a is placed on the table 164 accumulation, bill 301a can be detected when interrupted by at least one of the optical paths 109, formed by a sensor 38 banknotes.

[0100] Fig. 19 is a schematic vertical view in cross section showing the configuration of the cassette 35-3 rejection in accordance with the third embodiment of the present invention. Fig. 21 is a schematic view in perspective of the cartridge 35-3 rejection in accordance with this embodiment. As can be seen from Fig. 19 and 21, the cassette 35-3 rejection is the prism 181 in addition to the drive roller 161, not power-driven roller 162, the spring 163 platform and table 164 accumulation. The drive roller 161, not power-driven roller 162, the spring 163 platform and table 164 accumulation can be identical to those elements in the above options implementation.

[0101] the prism 181 configured to diffract a light beam 117 emitted from an emitter 37a of the light sensor 37 table accumulation, and send it to the optical sensor 37b, and still is at a point that does not move with the movement of the table 164 accumulation, for example, the casing of the cassette 35-3.

[0102] In the present embodiment, between the cassette 35-3 of otrokov and sensor 37 table accumulation is valve 182. Valve 182, in General, is made of optically opaque light blocking material, which blocks the optical path 117, but has in its composition a part of the optical apertures 182a, which allows the passage through it of the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation.

[0103] the Valve 182 is arranged so that it engages with table 164 accumulation to ascend and descend together with table 164 accumulation. Valve 182 may be configured to ascend and descend along the sliding groove (not shown) or to rotate around its axis of rotation. In any case, as shown in Fig. 21, when the table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position, the valve 182 is raised through table 164 accumulation. In this state, the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation, passes through the hole 182a provided in the valve 182, and the slit 113 provided in table 164 accumulation. When the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, the optical path 117 through a hole 182a provided in the valve 182 is blocked by banknotes 301. As described above, the sensor 37 table accumulation in the present embodiment, also acts as a sensor 38 ban the notes.

[0104] When the table 164 accumulation is lowered due to its own weight accumulated banknotes 301, the valve 182 is also lowered together with table 164 accumulation in the position in which the valve blocks the optical path 117, and stops her. In particular, as shown in Fig. 21, the valve 182 is provided with the protrusion 183, and when the valve 182 is lowered together with table 164 accumulation, the protrusion 183 engages with the stopper 401. This prevents further lowering of the valve 182.

[0105] the Identifier 20, shown in Fig. 2, uses the result of the detection sensor 37 table of accumulation, with the above configuration, to determine that holds the banknote 301 on the table 164 accumulation cassette 35-3 rejection. Because the sensor 37 in the present embodiment, an optical sensor when light beam 117 emitted from an emitter 37a of the light is received by the optical sensor 37b, the result of the detection indicates "light", whereas, when the optical path 117 is blocked by banknotes 301 or valve 182, the result of the detection shows ' dark'.

[0106] Thus, when the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "bright", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation. This represents a case in which the Ohm sensor 37 table accumulation detects that table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position, or may not detect the accumulation of banknotes 301. In any case, the determinant of 20 will determine that the banknote does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation.

[0107] In contrast, when the result of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "dark", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 accumulate on the table 164 accumulation. This represents a case in which the sensor 37 table accumulation detects that the table 164 accumulation falls below a pre-defined position, or detects the accumulated banknotes 301. In any case, the determinant of 20 will determine that the banknotes are accumulated on the table 164 accumulation.

[0108] Next, with reference to Fig. 20A, 20B and 20C describes a state change in a time when the banknote 301 accumulate in the cassette 35-3 rejection, and cassette 35-3 omitted. These drawings are schematic vertical views in cross-section, in particular, showing a state change during the accumulation of banknotes 301 in the cassette 35-3 rejection.

[0109] When the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation cassette 35-3 rejection, as shown in Fig. 19, table 164 accumulation rises to its original position by the spring 163 platform. After that, when the banknote 301 accumulate on with the OLE 164 accumulation, as shown in Fig. 20A, the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation is blocked by banknotes 301. At this time, since the sensor 37 table accumulation shows "dark", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation.

[0110] Then, as shown in Fig. 20B, when the banknote 301 advanced accumulate on the table 164 accumulation, table 164 accumulation is lowered due to the weight of banknotes 301, and the valve 182 is also lowered together with table 164 accumulation. This leads to the blocking of the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation, through valve 182. At this time, since the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "dark", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation.

[0111] Now, as shown in Fig. 20C, depending on the weight or thickness of the banknotes 301a, for example, when banknotes are wet, table 164 additional saving can be omitted from the normal position shown in Fig. 20B. In this case, although the valve 182 is also lowered together with table 164 accumulation, the protrusion 183 provided on the valve 182 that engages with the stopper 401, as described above, so that the valve 182 stops lowering the height at which the valve 182 optical blocks the path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation. Accordingly, as shown in Fig. 20C, the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table accumulation is blocked by the valve 182. At this time, since the sensor 37 table accumulation shows "dark", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301a not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation.

[0112] Then, when the operator pulls the banknote 301 of the cartridge 35-3 rejection, weight banknotes becomes zero, and the table 164 accumulation rises again to its original position by the spring 163 platform. In its initial position as shown in Fig. 19, the optical path 117, formed by a sensor 37 table of accumulation, is not blocked. At this time, since the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "bright", the determiner 20 determines that the banknote 301 does not accumulate on the table 164 accumulation.

[0113] Thus, in the present embodiment is arranged flap 182 working with table 164 accumulation. This allows the use of a single optical sensor 37 in order to more correctly determine that holds the banknote 301. Thus, the number of sensors is reduced, allowing reduction of connections and size of circuit boards, thereby realizing a device with much of the nutrient reduced size and cost.

[0114] In the first and second embodiments, the implementation described earlier, when the result of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "dark", the determiner 20 determines that the table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position. However, the present invention is not limited to these specific choices of implementation. For example, depending on the configuration of the cassette 35 rejection, the identifier 20 may determine that the table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position when the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "light". Thus, in Fig. 22 shows a fourth variant of implementation, in which the prism 191 can be attached to the table 164 accumulation, so that the determiner 20 determines that the table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position when the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "light".

[0115] Referring to Fig. 22, the cassette 35-4 rejection in accordance with the fourth embodiment has the prism 191 in addition to the drive roller 161, not power-driven roller 162, the spring 163 platform and table 164 accumulation. The drive roller 161, not power-driven roller 162, the spring 163 platform and table 164 accumulation can be identical in the above options implementation.

[0116] the prism 191 is relased light beam 117, emitted from the emitter 37a of the light sensor 37 table of accumulation, to direct it to the optical sensor 37b. Prism 191 attached to the table 164 accumulation so that it moves with the movement of the table 164 accumulation in the position where the prism 191 directs a light beam 117 emitted from an emitter 37a of the light in the optical sensor 37b, when the table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position.

[0117] Since the sensor 37 in accordance with the fourth embodiment is an optical sensor when light beam 117 emitted from an emitter 37a of the light is received by the optical sensor 37b, the result of the detection sensor 37 indicates "light", whereas, when the light beam 117 is not accepted, the result of the detection sensor 37 shows "dark". Thus, in the cassette 35-4 rejection in accordance with the fourth embodiment, when the table 164 accumulation is above a pre-defined position, the prism 191 directs a light beam 117 emitted from an emitter 37a of the light in the optical sensor 37b, so that the result of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation shows "light". Thus, the result of the detection sensor 37 table accumulation, showing the "light"leads to the determination by the determiner 20 that table 164 accumulation is away above a pre-defined position.

[0118] Although the present invention is described with respect to specific illustrative embodiments, it should not be limited by these embodiments. You should take into consideration that experts in the art can change or modify the embodiments of without deviation from the scope and essence of the present invention.

[0119] for Example, in the above embodiments, implementation, optical sensors are used as sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes. However, the present invention is not limited to this example. Instead of or in addition to the optical sensor, as the sensor 37 table accumulation and sensor 38 banknotes can be used in sensors based on other operating principles, for example, contact sensors or magnetic sensors.

[0120] Although a single set of sensors 38 banknotes are available in variants of implementation, the present invention is not limited to this example. For example, the required number of sensors banknotes, for example, two or three sets of sensors banknotes, can be grouped according to the size and shape of the target notes.

[0121] Although the sensors are arranged outside the cartridge rejection of options exercise of such sensors may be provided in the cassette rejection.

[0122] In embodiments, domestic the, table 164 accumulation has an inclined surface on which banknotes are accumulated in an inclined position. However, the present invention is not limited to this example. For example, the surface accumulation may be formed horizontal, on which banknotes can vertically be accumulated in the horizontal position. Also in this case, the lowering of the table accumulation can be detected to determine that holds the banknote on the table of accumulation.

[0123] the Full disclosure of the patent application (Japan) No. 2010-189233, filed August 26, 2010, which includes the description, claims, accompanying drawings and abstract of the disclosure entity, fully incorporated herein by reference.

1. The device of accumulation media containing:
table accumulation, accumulating media;
the detection unit table accumulation detecting the lowering of the above-mentioned table accumulation;
the above-mentioned detection unit table accumulation detects, drops you mentioned the buffet accumulation below a predefined position in the upper part of the range of the lifting and lowering table accumulation; and
the detection unit media that detects whether collects the media at the buffet accumulation, when the above-mentioned table accumulation is above a pre-defined position.

2. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 1, in which the elastic element is supported for movement mentioned table accumulation in the direction of accumulation media.

3. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 1, in which the said table accumulation has a surface inclined relative to the direction of the lifting and lowering of the above-mentioned table of accumulation.

4. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 1, additionally containing the identifier, using the result of detection of the above-mentioned detection unit table of accumulation and the result of detection of the above-mentioned detection unit carrier to determine, whether collects the media referred to the table of accumulation.

5. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 4, in which the said determiner determines that the carrier is accumulated in the above mentioned table of accumulation, when the above-mentioned table of accumulation falls below a pre-defined position, or detects that the carrier is accumulated in the above mentioned table of accumulation.

6. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 4, in which the said determiner determines that the carrier is not accumulated when the said table accumulation is above a pre-defined position, and found that the media does not accumulate at the buffet accumulation the Oia.

7. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 1, in which:
the above-mentioned detection unit table accumulation includes the first set of light emitter and the optical sensor, which is formed from a first optical path in the direction crossing the direction of the lifting and lowering of the mentioned table accumulation,
the above-mentioned detection unit carrier includes a second set of light emitter and the optical sensor, which form the second optical path in the direction crossing the direction of the lifting and lowering of the above-mentioned table of accumulation.

8. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 7, in which the said detection unit table of accumulation and the above-mentioned detection unit of the carrier is provided on one side relative to the above-mentioned table accumulation,
the above device further comprises:
the first light guide element to guide the first optical path in the optical sensor of the above-mentioned first set; and
the second light guide element to guide the second optical path in the optical sensor of the above-mentioned second set.

9. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 8 in which each of the said first and second guides light elements includes an optical prism.

10. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 7, which referred to a hundred and the accumulation includes a light blocking element, blocking the first optical path when the said table accumulation is above a pre-defined position.

11. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 7, in which the said table accumulation includes a light guide element to guide the first optical path in the optical sensor of the above-mentioned first set, when the above-mentioned table accumulation is above a pre-defined position.

12. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 11, in which the aforementioned light guide element includes an optical prism.

13. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 1, in which the said detection unit table accumulation includes a set of light emitter and the optical sensor, which form the optical path in the direction crossing the direction of the lifting and lowering of the mentioned table accumulation,
the above device further comprises a light blocking element, descending in the position in which the aforementioned light blocking element blocks the optical path as lowered mentioned table of accumulation.

14. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 13, in which the said detection unit table accumulation reveals what takes place if the optical path zone of accumulation media mentioned table accumulation and nakaplivaetsya media referred to the table of accumulation.

15. The device of the accumulation of carriers under item 13, additionally containing the identifier, using the result of detection of the above-mentioned detection unit table accumulation to determine, whether collects the media at the buffet accumulation.



 

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Protection device // 2523966

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to valuables transportation means. Device for storage or transportation of valuables includes internal magazine (30) for accommodation of valuables and external casing (10) where internal magazine can be fitted (30). In this structure, the internal magazine (30) contains mean (102) for communication with external casing (10), mean (100) for detecting impact on the internal magazine (30) and valuables damage device (50), and the external casing (10) contains mean (82) for communication with internal magazine (30) and mean (80) for detecting impact on the external casing (10). In this system, valuables damage device (50) is made capable to be actuated in case when mean (100) for detecting impact on the internal magazine detects impact on the internal magazine (30) or in case when mean (80) for detecting impact on the external casing detects impact on the external casing (10).

EFFECT: higher safety of transportation.

12 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to document processing device being actuated by modular drive gear which can actuate multiple various modular actuators connected with possibility to be actuated and disconnected from drive gear. The modular device contains validator with conveyor to move document along passage, and housing to accommodate conveyor; packer containing carrier device; drive gear with driving unit consisting of drive, power transfer and displacement devices, intermediate channel, front and rear gear wheel, support frame and a pair of articulated joints, and housing to accommodate the driving unit.

EFFECT: simplification of driving and actuating devices assembling, dismantling, servicing, checking and replacing; continuous feed of documents from validator using driving device to packer due to the fact that validator and packer are connected with possibility to be actuated and disconnected from driving device.

13 cl, 33 dwg

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: claimed set of inventions relates to document processing device. This device incorporates important document detector and carrier to displace said documents by said detector. Opposite said detector (2) arranged is a guide element for passive guidance of the document. Said guide element can be displaced, at simultaneous displacement of several important documents, by said detector, for example, under action of force applied thereto.

EFFECT: higher accuracy and reliability of document testing.

18 cl, 12 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: apparatus (100) for depositing carriers has a deposit transporting unit (120) which provides a deposit circulation path for a carrier, input by a carrier depositing unit (113); a temporary storage carrier transportation unit, which provides a temporary storage carrier circulation path which is in contact with the deposit circulation path for transporting carriers into a temporary storage unit, a temporary storage unit gateway which is situated between the deposit circulation path and the temporary storage carrier circulation path for selectively changing the carrier path for direction thereof towards the temporary storage carrier circulation path; and carrier transportation path which provides a carrier transportation path in contact with the temporary storage carrier circulation path for transporting carriers into a carrier storage unit, a carrier storage unit gateway which is situated between the temporary storage carrier circulation path and the carrier transportation unit for selectively changing the carrier path.

EFFECT: providing selective change of the carrier transportation path, which increases operating reliability.

14 cl, 10 dwg

FIELD: information technologies.

SUBSTANCE: device comprises a charging unit for valuable documens, a unit of dispensing and/or an accumulator for processed valuable documents, a transportation device for piece-by-piece transportation of valuable documents from the charging unit along the transportation unit to the dispensing unit, or the accumulator, an inspection device for inspection of valuable documents transported piece-by-piece bypassing it, and a system of suction pipelines for suction air, having a connection for a suction unit designed for suction of air with dust from the system of suction pipelines, and at least one section of manual treatment, connected to the connection, with the suction hole movable in the area of the inspection device in respect to it, and/or at least two pipeline sections connected with the connection, with suction holes, arranged on different sections of the transportation path and directed to this path with the possibility of moving dust through it from valuable documents that are transported along the transportation path.

EFFECT: provision of device reliability due to reduction of contamination with dust.

18 cl, 17 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: banknote storage unit comprises a banknote storage roller (17), two banknote conveyor belts (26, 27) and two collection sprockets (18, 19) of said belts, each belt (26, 27) being wound on one side to the storage roller (17) and on the other to one of the collection sprockets (18, 19), the two belts being arranged to come into contact with the banknotes respectively on opposite faces, a handling means being present to move the roller, the sprockets and the belts so as to alternatively realise the storage of the banknotes on the roller or their release from the storage unit. The said collection sprockets (18, 19) are installed at the same shaft (20).

EFFECT: maintaining the correct tension in a belt used to issue banknotes.

11 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: paper sheet processing device includes a feeder device (11), which includes a support surface (11a) which varies inclination from the vertical direction, and a seating surface (11b) which is essentially perpendicular to the support surface and is configured to receive a plurality of paper sheets which vary inclination along the support surface and are stacked into a pile on the seating surface, a clamping mechanism (14) which clamps paper sheets on the side of the seating surface of the feeder device, a transportation channel (16) for transporting the clamped paper sheet, a control device (18) for checking the transported paper sheet and a storage device for storing checked paper sheets.

EFFECT: high reliability of the device.

14 cl, 31 dwg

FIELD: engineering of devices for processing banknotes.

SUBSTANCE: device and method for processing banknotes, mainly used for one at a time dispensing of banknotes for processing, counting them, sorting and checking authenticity, have capability of such processing in several working modes, while for selecting and displaying working modes, display is provided with sensor screen.

EFFECT: higher comfort of operation due to visualization of functions, performed by device, and possible change of configuration of working modes, appropriate for different functions of device.

2 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: engineering of devices for storing and transporting banknotes.

SUBSTANCE: banknotes, positioned in pallet, are moved on pallet inside banknote receiver, wherein lever, affecting plunger, opens gate in lower portion of pallet for moving banknotes into container, positioned in lower portion of receiver. Receiver has frame inserted with tightness into its upper portion, which is also provided with gate, bent downwards during movement of money to inside of receiving sack, made of elastic material, enveloping the frame. After that closing plate seals the frame, which may then be extracted from container for following transportation, to bank, for example.

EFFECT: greater protection of container from unsanctioned access, simplified process of container use and decreased possibility of receiving traumas during use of container.

2 cl, 30 dwg

FIELD: engineering devices for feeding stacks of elements like banknotes, checks, blanks and the like to machine for further handling of aforementioned elements.

SUBSTANCE: device includes loading aperture 10, through which stacks of elements are fed into machine from the outside; tool 11-12 for feeding one element at a time onto transportation route 11-13-14 inside the machine, and means 20 to provide customers with instructions and information concerning correct handling of machine. Between unloading aperture 10 and means 11-12 for transfer an auxiliary tool 16-17 is positioned, which is provided for transportation of elements to device 11-12 for feeding one element at a time. Device also includes tool 11-12-17-10 for possible return of a stack of elements back to loading aperture 10 at the same time when tool 20 for dispensing instructions provides instructions to customers to properly arrange the returned stack of elements.

EFFECT: possible automatic feeding of squeezed banknote to prevent jamming of machine, no need for presence of personnel for cleaning the machine from damaged elements.

2 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: automatic teller machines, in particular, banknote cartridges.

SUBSTANCE: cartridge contains a set of moveable buttons - indicators of cartridge information, each button may be turned around its axis for changing its position. Buttons may be moved along axis in outward or inward direction relatively to body of cartridge by their rotation. Different plans of positioning of buttons along the axis display appropriate various characteristics of cartridge content. Cartridge may be inserted into ATM, where button positions may be read by ATM.

EFFECT: unused buttons may be kept in the cartridge, button locations may be changed without opening the cartridge.

33 cl, 72 dwg

FIELD: technology for calibrating banknote handling machines.

SUBSTANCE: in accordance to invention, during realization of method, at least one usable banknote is selected, at least one unusable banknote is selected, selected banknotes are subjected to processing in banknote handling machine, recording data into memory, which data are received by means of at least one sensor, and on basis of results of processing of data stored in memory, received by means of at least one sensor, at least one threshold value is set for banknote parameter measured by at least one sensor.

EFFECT: automatic setting of threshold values of parameters of banknotes, measured by sensors, without operator participation.

11 cl

FIELD: banknote processing machines.

SUBSTANCE: banknote processing machine has a body of machine for transporting banknotes and storing banknotes, differing from unloaded banknotes, and detachable box having an installation section, mounted detachably on supporting section of machine body for storage and unloading of banknotes. Machine body contains a device for determining whether a banknote is unloaded banknote, device for transporting banknotes in normal and reverse direction between determining device and supporting section, and storage section for accumulated banknotes for storing banknotes differing from unloaded banknote, transported by transporting device. Detachable box has section for storing unloaded banknotes.

EFFECT: prevented cases of stuck banknotes, accelerated banknote processing operations.

6 cl, 10 dwg

FIELD: automatic teller machines.

SUBSTANCE: in accordance to the invention, automatic teller machine contains mechanism for receiving objects being deposited. Objects being deposited may be inserted into teller machine in envelopes, which are firstly dispensed to the user from the envelope storage area in teller machine by a transportation device and then dispensed to the user through an aperture. The device for storage and dispensing of envelopes only gives one envelope to a user. Then the user may place deposited objects into dispensed envelope. Deposited objects pass through an aperture and are positioned in container for deposits. Deposited objects may be marked by markings, corresponding to transaction or properties of deposited objects, when an envelope is originally given to the user for placement of deposited object inside it.

EFFECT: creation of automatic teller machine, providing recording of information about properties of objects being deposited, including measurement and recording of thickness thereof.

10 cl, 70 dwg

FIELD: engineering of banknote processing devices.

SUBSTANCE: banknote processing device has transportation system with several transportation sections (9, 11, 24, 99, 100, 107, 109) for moving banknotes. Transportation system has distribution pointer device with transportation section (109) positioned between two branches of transportation sections, driven in two directions for movement of banknotes in it in two mutually opposite directions. Distributing pointer device represents a distributing pointer module (33) with at least four inputs/outputs (34-37), which is a separate unit, made primarily detachable and/or opening.

EFFECT: simple and flexible solution to structural realization of device.

24 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: polygraphy.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the method for sorting documents. The method for sorting banknotes presented in both arrangements with a face sheet upwards and a face sheet downwards, implies the use of a banknote sorting device. The device has three output magazines. The method involves stages whereat banknotes are sorted by arrangement of face sheets and orientation by different magazines. The total number of all banknotes sorted into output magazines is counted and displayed to the user. The method additionally involves stages whereat banknotes sorted into one of the three magazines are extracted, turned over to be placed in the opposite arrangement, and repeatedly loaded into the banknote sorting device for further sorting. The second version features a method for sorting banknotes presented both in a direct and opposite orientations.

EFFECT: improved design of the device for sorting documents.

2 cl, 47 dwg, 4 tbl

FIELD: physics; computer facilities.

SUBSTANCE: invention concerns to electronic system and method of performance of banking transactions. The method of performance of banking transactions through a communication network for the electronic banking transactions, containing the central block of data processing (2) and set of electronic terminals (3) with which help the user can carry out banking transactions and which are related to the central block of data processing through a communication channel (4), includes generation of a unique code which starts procedure of a randomisation during performance of banking operation.

EFFECT: increase of safety and reliability of operations of draw of rates.

5 cl, 3 dwg

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