|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||062/306; 062/390; 222/146.6|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 9 인용 특허 : 25|
Methods and apparatus for cold carbonation are provided in which a carbonator (13) having one or more segments is provided. A sensor (14) is provided that can be accessed from a side of a dispenser (10).
What is claimed is: 1. A dispenser having a first side, wherein the first side is not a top or bottom side of the dispenser, comprising: a cold source; a carbonator; a sensor coupled to the carbonator, the sensor sensing carbonator water levels; and an access space in the first side of the dispenser through which the sensor is accessible. 2. The dispenser of claim 1, wherein the first side comprises a front side of the dispenser at which beverages are dispensed. 3. The dispenser of claim 1, wherein the carbonator is positioned so that the sens...