|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||364/144 ; 222/70 ; 307/1414 ; 340/3091|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 27 인용 특허 : 14|
A microprocessor based sequence controller is disclosed in connection with a soup and beverage vending machine, in which sequences of functions required in the operation of the vending machine are under the control of the microprocessor unit. The microprocessor unit has two separate storage sections, one of which is not alterable and contains the basic program for the vending machine. The other section is alterable and contains adjustable modifications of the basic program. The alterable storage section is modifiable through the use of a separate service...
A sequence controller for producing a plurality of signals at programmable times, comprising, in combination: first and second storage means, said first storage means being non-alterable and storing representations of a plurality of programmed operations to be preformed in sequence, said second storage means being alterable and storing representatives of a plurality of programmable start and stop times, at which selected ones of plural operations are to be started or stopped, timing means for timing a cycle of operation of said sequence controller, and f...