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Number: 221/21
Name: Article dispensing > With dispenser malfunctioning responsive means
Description: Article dispensers having means which senses failure of a dispenser to perform a desired function properly and directly effects stopping of the operation of the dispenser or effects a correction of the improperly performed function by the operation of auxiliary means or by changing the mode of operation of the dispenser.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8418881 Tissue cassette dispensing apparatus Apr. 16, 2013
8061556 Automated freezer component Nov. 22, 2011
7980418 Method and system for accomplishing product detection Jul. 19, 2011
7980420 Card dispensing apparatus Jul. 19, 2011
7819239 Feeder for an auto mounting device Oct. 26, 2010
7686185 Dispenser tray for a vending machine Mar. 30, 2010
7637078 Medicine supply apparatus Dec. 29, 2009
7565222 Economical optical system to provide reasonable assurance of completed vend or vendible items from vending machines Jul. 21, 2009
7447605 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus Nov. 4, 2008
7286901 Method and system for accomplishing product detection Oct. 23, 2007
7258247 Automated condiment dispensing system Aug. 21, 2007
7191915 Optical vend-sensing system for control of vending machine Mar. 20, 2007
7073683 Apparatus and method for determining completion of a requested transaction in a vending machine Jul. 11, 2006
6840400 Media dispenser module and media dispenser apparatus having the same Jan. 11, 2005
6794634 Optical vend-sensing system for control of vending machine Sep. 21, 2004
6772906 Apparatus and method for vending from a vending machine Aug. 10, 2004
6732884 Bulk medication dispenser and monitoring device May. 11, 2004
6732014 System for accomplishing product detection May. 4, 2004
6708079 Optical vend-sensing system for control of vending machine Mar. 16, 2004
6629625 Reflector and anti-fog film in an optical sensor system Oct. 7, 2003
6604652 Cigarette vending machine Aug. 12, 2003
6550760 Spring nail for a sheet feeding device Apr. 22, 2003
6478185 Tablet vessel feed apparatus Nov. 12, 2002
6349848 Medicine supply apparatus Feb. 26, 2002
6273413 Automated banking machine with sheet directing apparatus Aug. 14, 2001
6170929 Automated medication-dispensing cart Jan. 9, 2001
6056150 Apparatus for dispensing tickets, cards and the like from a stack May. 2, 2000
6029971 Sheet feeding apparatus Feb. 29, 2000
5923262 Adaptive methods of determining blockage in an air seeder blockage monitoring system Jul. 13, 1999
5913399 Coin handling mechanism for supplying coins to coin game machines and collecting coins therefrom and gaming facility having the same Jun. 22, 1999
5553696 Security device for bill changers Sep. 10, 1996
5449229 Tambour door customer access port Sep. 12, 1995
5412521 Gate mechanism for a data cartridge library system May. 2, 1995
5366110 Game token dispenser Nov. 22, 1994
5360134 Multiple-product merchandising machine Nov. 1, 1994
5335816 Interactive medication delivery system for medication prepackaged in blister packs Aug. 9, 1994
5285926 Multiple-product merchandising machine Feb. 15, 1994
5282454 Jam-free bulk loader for a paintball gun Feb. 1, 1994
5238143 Apparatus for dispensing flat articles Aug. 24, 1993
5177470 Sensor device for particles in an air stream Jan. 5, 1993
5169027 Multiple-product merchandising machine Dec. 8, 1992
5141127 Method and apparatus for identifying and indicating the content of document canisters Aug. 25, 1992
5121854 Apparatus for storing and dispensing frozen comestibles Jun. 16, 1992
5097983 Supply device used in a semiconductor assembly apparatus Mar. 24, 1992
5074433 Document delivery and abort mechanism Dec. 24, 1991
5062598 Delivery system for under the counter currency dispenser Nov. 5, 1991
5048717 Multiple-product merchandizing machine Sep. 17, 1991
5042685 Dispensing having a compartment for detecting and counting the dispensed objects especially adapted for dispensing medication and method of using the same Aug. 27, 1991
5000345 Automated drinkmaker system Mar. 19, 1991
4993587 Card dispensing apparatus for card vending machine Feb. 19, 1991

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