JPH0830848A - Controller for automatic vending machine - Google Patents

Controller for automatic vending machine

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JPH0830848A
JPH0830848A JP16795094A JP16795094A JPH0830848A JP H0830848 A JPH0830848 A JP H0830848A JP 16795094 A JP16795094 A JP 16795094A JP 16795094 A JP16795094 A JP 16795094A JP H0830848 A JPH0830848 A JP H0830848A
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Masashi Yamanaka
正史 山中
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PURPOSE:To stop the sale of merchandises at the time when a vending machine manager changes merchandises to be sold or a selling price in a merchandise storage part with respect to the controller for a separate type vending machine which is separately provided with a vending machine operation part for the vending machine operation of a merchandise purchaser and the merchandise storage part for storage of merchandises to be sold and is provided with a merchandise carrying path through which merchandises in the merchandise storage part are carried to the vending machine operation part. CONSTITUTION:This controller consists of a main control part 4 which controls the whole of the vending machine, a vending machine operation control part 5 which is connected to the main control part 4 and controls functions arranged in the vending machine operation part 1, a merchandise storage control part 6 which is connected to the main control part 4 and controls functions arranged in a merchandise storage part 2, a communication means 7 for connection between the main control part 4 and the vending machine control part 5 and between the main control part 4 and the merchandise storage control part 6, and a setting confirmation device 8 for confirmation of various settings.

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【発明の詳細な説明】 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

【0001】 [0001]

【産業上の利用分野】本発明は、商品選択ボタン、貨幣投入口、商品取出口等が配置され商品購入者が自動販売機の操作を行う自動販売機操作部と、販売商品を収納する商品収納部を分離して設置し、商品販売時に商品収納部の商品を自動販売機操作部の商品取出口に搬送するための商品搬送路を設けた分離型の自動販売機の制御装置に関するものである。 BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION The present invention is, product selection button, products for storing money inlet, and a vending machine operation unit goods outlet, etc. are arranged purchaser performs an operation of the vending machine, the items for sale the housing portion is placed to separate, relates a control system for an automatic vending machine of the separation-type in which a product conveyance path for conveying the product outlet of the vending machine operating unit items of goods storing portion during product sales is there.

【0002】 [0002]

【従来の技術】近年、自動販売機の制御装置は、主制御部に複数の制御装置を接続して自動販売機全体の制御する構成となっている。 In recent years, a control system for an automatic vending machine is configured to control the entire automatic vending machine by connecting a plurality of control devices to the main control unit.

【0003】従来の自動販売機の制御装置としては特開平5−303679号公報に示されているものがある。 [0003] As conventional control system of the vending machine is what is shown in Japanese Patent Laid-Open No. 5-303679.
これに示されているように、自動販売機の制御装置は、 As shown in this, the controller of the vending machine,
貨幣選別の制御装置や自動販売機の各種設定確認を行うための設定確認部等の各種制御装置を主制御部に接続して、自動販売機の全体を制御する構成となっている。 Various control devices setting confirmation unit or the like for performing various settings confirmation of the control device and an automatic vending machine of money sorted connected to the main control unit has a configuration for controlling the entire automatic vending machine.

【0004】 [0004]

【発明が解決しようとする課題】しかしながら、上記従来のような構成は、一体型の自動販売機の制御装置であるため、販売商品の入れ替えや販売価格等の各種データの設定時に商品販売がなされることはないが、商品選択ボタン、貨幣投入口、商品取出口等が配置され商品購入者が自動販売機の操作を行う自動販売機操作部と、販売商品を収納する商品収納部を分離して設置する分離型の自動販売機が建物の壁の反対側にそれぞれ位置して設置された場合、商品収納部側において商品入れ替えや販売価格等の各種データの設定がなされている時に、自動販売機操作部側において商品の販売が行われることにより、商品購入者が選択した商品と異なる商品を販売したり、商品の販売価格が表示している価格と異なるといったような異常な販売 [SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION However, the conventional configuration, since the control apparatus for an automatic vending machine integrated, merchandise is made when setting various data such as replacement or sales price of goods sold Although Rukoto is not, to separate product selection button, money input port, and a vending machine operation unit goods outlet, etc. are arranged purchaser performs an operation of the vending machine, the product storage unit for storing the items for sale installing Te when the separation-type vending machines are installed respectively positioned on opposite sides of the wall of the building, when the setting of various data such as product replacement or sales price is made in the product storage portion side, the vending by the sale of goods is carried out in the machine operation unit side, commodity purchaser or sold by a different commodity product selection, unusual sales, such as different from the price that the selling price of goods is displaying 行ってしまうという欠点があった。 There is a disadvantage to go.

【0005】本発明は従来の課題を解決するもので、分離型の自動販売機において、商品入れ替えや販売価格等の各種データの設定がなされている時は、商品の販売を一時的に中止して、異常な販売を回避することができる自動販売機の制御装置を提供することを目的とする。 [0005] The present invention is intended to solve the conventional problems, in a separation type vending machine, when the setting of various data such as product replacement or sales price has been made to temporarily stop selling goods Te, and an object thereof is to provide a control apparatus for an automatic vending machine capable of avoiding abnormal sales.

【0006】 [0006]

【課題を解決するための手段】この目的を達成するため本発明の自動販売機の制御装置は、商品選択ボタン、貨幣投入口、商品取出口等が配置され商品購入者が自動販売機の操作を行う自動販売機操作部と、販売商品を収納する商品収納部と、前記自動販売機操作部と前記商品収納部を分離して設置し、商品販売時に前記商品収納部の商品を前記自動販売機操作部の商品取出口に搬送するための商品搬送路とより構成される自動販売機において、 Means for Solving the Problems] To achieve this object a control system for an automatic vending machine of the present invention, product selection buttons, coins inlet, product outlet and the like are arranged purchaser operation of the vending machine automated and vending machine operation portion, and the article storage portion for storing the commodities, the installed separately from the vending machine operating unit of the article storage portion, the automatic vending items of the commodity storage portion during product sales performing an article conveying path more configured vending machine for conveying the product outlet of the machine operating section,
商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部と、前記主制御部に接続され前記自動販売機操作部に配置され貨幣検出選別、商品選択入力、売切れ表示出力等の前記自動販売操作部に配置されている機能の制御を行う自動販売機操作制御部と、 Product sales control, a main control unit that performs the selling price and product controls the entire storage vending machine sales, the main is connected to the control unit arranged money detected sorting the vending machine operating unit, product selection input, sold out vending machine operation control unit for controlling the functions are arranged in the vending operation unit such as a display output,
前記主制御部に接続され前記商品収納部に配置され商品搬出制御、商品売切れ入力等の前記商品収納部に配置されている機能の制御を行う商品収納制御部と、前記主制御部、前記自動販売機操作制御部、前記商品収納制御部を接続するための通信手段と、商品収納制御部に接続され商品収納部に配置され販売価格の設定や商品売上の確認等自動販売機を管理するために各種設定確認を行うための設定確認装置とから構成されている。 A product storage control unit for controlling the connected said disposed article storage items out control functions disposed in said commodity storing devices such as input items sold to the main controller, the main control unit, the automatic vending machine operation control unit, and a communication means for connecting said product storage controller, to manage the confirmation vending machine settings and product sales of sales disposed commodity storage portion is connected to the commodity storage controller Price It is composed of a setting confirmation device for performing various settings confirmation.

【0007】また、さらに、商品収納制御部に接続され商品販売の中止、再開を設定する販売中止設定手段を備えた構成となっている。 [0007] Further, discontinuation of the connected items sold commodity storage control unit has a configuration provided with a discontinued setting means for setting a resume.

【0008】また、さらに、商品収納制御部に接続され商品を収納したり各種設定確認の操作をするするための扉が開けられたことを検知する検知手段を備えた構成となっている。 [0008] In addition, it has a configuration including a detection means for detecting that the door for the operations of the connected various setting confirmation or stored products to product storage controller opened.

【0009】 [0009]

【作用】本発明の自動販売機の制御装置は、主制御部が設定確認装置により各種設定確認操作がなされている間は、商品の売切れ表示を自動販売機操作制御部に対して指示し、商品の販売を中止することにより、自動販売機操作部において異常な販売の発生を回避することができるようになる。 [Action] control system for an automatic vending machine of the present invention, while the main control unit settings confirmation operation is performed by setting confirmation unit instructs the sold out display of products to the vending machine operation control unit, by stop selling goods, it is possible to avoid occurrence of abnormal sold in vending machines operating unit.

【0010】また、さらに、主制御部が、商品収納制御部を介して販売中止設定手段より商品販売の中止を入力している間は、商品の売切れ表示を自動販売機操作制御部に対して指示し、商品の販売を中止することにより、 [0010] Further, the main control unit, while the input to stop the goods sold by discontinued setting means through the product storage control unit, the automatic vending machine operation control unit of the sold out display items indicated, by to stop the sale of goods,
自動販売機操作部において異常な販売の発生を回避することができるようになる。 It is possible to avoid occurrence of abnormal sold in vending machines operating unit.

【0011】また、さらに、主制御部が、商品収納制御部を介して検知手段より商品を収納したり各種設定確認の操作をするための扉が開けられたことを入力している間は、商品の売切れ表示を自動販売機操作制御部に対して指示し、商品の販売を中止することにより、自動販売機操作部において異常な販売の発生を回避することができるようになる。 [0011] Further, while the main control unit has inputs that door has been opened for the storage or manipulation of various settings check the goods from the sensing means via a product storage control unit, the sold-out display of goods instructs the vending machine operation control unit, by stop selling goods, it is possible to avoid occurrence of abnormal sold in vending machines operating unit.

【0012】 [0012]

【実施例】以下本発明による自動販売機の制御装置の第1の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 A first embodiment of a controller for an automatic vending machine according to EXAMPLES Hereinafter the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings.

【0013】図1は、本発明の第1の実施例による自動販売機の制御装置の機能ブロック図である。 [0013] Figure 1 is a functional block diagram of a control system for an automatic vending machine according to a first embodiment of the present invention. 図2は、同実施例における主制御部の動作を示すフローチャートである。 Figure 2 is a flow chart showing the operation of the main control unit in the same embodiment.

【0014】図1において、1は商品選択ボタン、貨幣投入口、商品取出口等が配置され商品購入者が自動販売機の操作を行う自動販売機操作部であり、2は販売商品を収納する商品収納部であり、3は商品販売時に商品収納部の商品を自動販売機操作部の商品取出口に搬送するための商品搬送路であり、自動販売機操作部1と商品収納部2と商品搬送路3により分離型の自動販売機が構成されている。 [0014] In FIG. 1, 1 is the product selection button, a vending machine operating unit money inlet, product outlet and the like are arranged purchaser performs an operation of the automatic vending machine, 2 for accommodating the commodities a product storage unit, 3 is a product transport path for transporting the items of goods storing portions to the product outlet of the vending machine operating unit during product sales, the vending machine operating unit 1 and the product container 2 and the product vending machines are configured in separated by the transport path 3.

【0015】4は商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部、5は主制御部4に接続され自動販売機操作部1に配置され貨幣検出選別、商品選択入力、売切れ表示出力等の自動販売操作部1に配置されている機能の制御を行う自動販売機操作制御部、6は主制御部4に接続され商品収納部2に配置され商品搬出制御、商品売切れ入力等の商品収納部2 [0015] 4 product sales control, the main control unit for performing the sales price and the storage vending machine overall control of product sales, 5 are connected to the main control unit 4 is disposed in the automatic vending machine operating unit 1 currency detection screening , product selection input, vending machine operation control unit for controlling the functions are arranged in the vending operation unit 1 of the display output such as sold, 6 is arranged to the connected product container 2 to the main control unit 4 product out control, goods sold out of input, such as commodity storage unit 2
に配置されている機能の制御を行う商品収納制御部である。 A product storage control unit for controlling the disposed Functionality on.

【0016】7は主制御部4と自動販売機操作制御部5、主制御部4と商品収納制御部6を接続するための通信手段である。 [0016] 7 is a communication means for connecting the main control unit 4 and the automatic vending machine operation control unit 5, the main control section 4 and the article storage control unit 6. 8は商品収納制御部に接続され商品収納部2に配置され販売価格の設定や商品売上の確認等自動販売機を管理するために各種設定確認を行うための設定確認装置である。 8 is a setting confirmation device for performing various settings confirmation to manage product storage control coupled to a portion disposed in the product container 2 confirmed vending machine settings and product sales sales prices.

【0017】以上のように構成された自動販売機の制御装置について、設定確認装置8の操作時における主制御部4の動作を図2のフローチャートをもとにして以下その動作を説明する。 The control device for an automatic vending machine configured as described above will be described based on to the following operation to the flowchart of FIG. 2 the operation of the main control unit 4 during the operation of the setting confirmation device 8.

【0018】自動販売機の管理者が、販売価格等の変更により商品収納部2の設定確認装置8にて操作を行った時に、主制御部4は商品収納制御部6を介して設定確認装置8の操作の入力を受け(STEP1)、自動販売機操作制御部5に商品の売切れ表示を指示し(STEP [0018] The administrator of vending machines, due to a change such as the sale price when you perform the operation in the setting confirmation device 8 of the commodity storage unit 2, the main control unit 4 is set verification device via the commodity storage control unit 6 receiving an input of 8 operation of (STEP1), the vending machine operation control unit 5 instructs the sold-out display of goods (STEP
2)商品の販売を中止する。 2) to stop the sale of products.

【0019】これにより、自動販売機操作部1と商品収納部2が建物の壁の反対側にそれぞれ位置して設置された場合においても、自動販売機管理者が商品収納部2において販売価格等の各種データの設定をしている時は、 [0019] Thus, in the case where the automatic vending machine operating unit 1 and the commodity storage unit 2 is placed in position, respectively on the opposite side of the wall of the building as well, selling price such as an automatic vending machine administrator in commodity storage unit 2 when you have the settings of the various types of data,
商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部1 It is possible to stop the sale of products, vending machine operating unit 1
において異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 It is possible to avoid the occurrence of abnormal sold in.

【0020】以上のように本実施例の自動販売機の制御装置は、商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部4と、主制御部4に接続され自動販売機操作部1に配置され貨幣検出選別、 The above control device of the automatic vending machine of the present embodiment, product sales control, a main controller 4 for the selling price and product controls the whole storage vending machine sales to the main control section 4 connected are arranged in a vending machine operating unit 1 currency detection screening,
商品選択入力、売切れ表示出力等の自動販売操作部1に配置されている機能の制御を行う自動販売機操作制御部5と、主制御部4に接続され商品収納部2に配置され商品搬出制御、商品売切れ入力等の商品収納部2に配置されている機能の制御を行う商品収納制御部6と、主制御部4と自動販売機操作制御部5、主制御部4と商品収納制御部6を接続するための通信手段7と商品収納制御部6に接続され販売価格の設定や商品売上の確認等自動販売機を管理するために各種設定確認を行うための設定確認装置8とから構成されているので、自動販売機管理者が商品収納部2において販売価格等の各種データの設定をしている時は、商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部1において異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 Product selection input, a vending machine operation control unit 5 for controlling the functions are arranged in the vending operation unit 1 of the display output such as sold, it is arranged connected to the commodity storage unit 2 to the main control unit 4 article conveying control product sold a commodity storage control unit 6 for controlling the disposed functionality in the product container 2 of the input or the like, the main control unit 4 and the automatic vending machine operation control unit 5, the main control section 4 and the article storage controller 6 is constituted from a communication unit 7 and the product storage is connected to the control unit 6 selling price setting and product sales such as confirmation autoconfiguration vending machine for performing various settings confirmation to manage the check device 8 Metropolitan for connecting because in that, when the vending machine administrator has a set of various types of data such as sales prices in the commodity storage section 2, it is possible to stop selling the product, abnormal in the vending machine operating unit 1 sale it is possible to avoid the occurrence.

【0021】なお、本実施例において、設定確認装置8 [0021] In the present embodiment, the setting confirmation device 8
は商品収納制御部6に接続し制御されているが、主制御部4に接続し制御された場合においても同様の機能が実現できることは明らかである。 Is being controlled to connect to the commodity storage controller 6, it is clear that can realize the same function even when it is connected to the main control unit 4 controls.

【0022】次に、本発明による自動販売機の制御装置の第2の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 Next, a second embodiment of a controller for an automatic vending machine according to the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings. なお、第1の実施例と同一構成については、同一符号を付して詳細な説明は省略する。 Note that the first embodiment and the same configuration, a detailed description is given the same reference numerals will be omitted.

【0023】図3は、本発明の第2の実施例による自動販売機の制御装置の機能ブロック図である。 [0023] FIG. 3 is a functional block diagram of a control system for an automatic vending machine according to a second embodiment of the present invention. 図4は、同実施例の動作を示すフローチャートである。 Figure 4 is a flowchart showing the operation of the embodiment.

【0024】図3において、4aは商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部で、9は商品収納制御部に接続され商品販売の中止、再開を設定する販売中止設定手段である。 [0024] In FIG. 3, 4a is product sales control, the main control unit that performs the selling price and product control of the whole of the memory such as an automatic vending machine sales, 9 discontinuation of the product is connected to the commodity storage control unit sales, the Resume it is a discontinued setting means for setting.

【0025】以上のように構成された自動販売機の制御装置について、販売中止設定手段9の操作時における主制御部4aの動作を図4のフローチャートをもとにして以下その動作を説明する。 The control device for an automatic vending machine configured as described above, the operation of the main control section 4a when the operation of discontinued setting means 9 based on the flowchart of FIG. 4 illustrating the operation below.

【0026】自動販売機の管理者が、販売商品の変更や販売価格等の変更する場合には、販売中止設定手段9により商品販売中止の入力をした時に、主制御部4aは商品収納制御部6を介して販売中止設定手段9から商品販売中止の入力を受け(STEP11)、自動販売機操作制御部5に商品の売切れ表示を指示し(STEP12) The administrator of the vending machine, if you want to change, such as change and sales price of goods sold is, when the input of the product discontinued by discontinued setting means 9, the main control section 4a commodity storage control unit 6 receives the product discontinued from discontinued setting means 9 through the (STEP 11), the vending machine operation control unit 5 instructs the sold out display items (STEP 12)
商品の販売を中止する。 To stop the sale of goods.

【0027】これにより、自動販売機操作部1と商品収納部2が建物の壁の反対側にそれぞれ位置して設置された場合においても、自動販売機管理者が商品収納部2において販売商品の変更や販売価格等の各種データの設定をしている時は、商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部1において異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 [0027] Thus, when the vending machine operating unit 1 and the product container 2 is placed in position respectively to the opposite wall of the buildings, the vending machine manager of the sales items in the product storage section 2 when you have the settings of the various types of data such as change and sales prices, it is possible to be able to stop the sale of products, to avoid the occurrence of abnormal sold in vending machines operating unit 1.

【0028】以上のように本実施例の自動販売機の制御装置は、商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部4aと、主制御部4 The above control device of the automatic vending machine of the present embodiment, product sales control, a main control unit 4a for performing sales price and product controls the entire storage vending machine sales, the main controller 4
aに接続され自動販売機操作部1に配置され貨幣検出選別、商品選択入力、売切れ表示出力等の自動販売操作部1に配置されている機能の制御を行う自動販売機操作制御部5と、主制御部4aに接続され商品収納部2に配置され商品搬出制御、商品売切れ入力等の商品収納部2に配置されている機能の制御を行う商品収納制御部6と、 a is arranged connected to the vending machine operating unit 1 to the money detection screening, a vending machine operation control unit 5 for controlling the product selection input, sold vending operation unit disposed Functionality to one display output such as, the main control unit 4a connected to article conveying control is placed in the product container 2, and the article storage control unit 6 for controlling the functions are placed in the product container 2 such as input items sold,
主制御部4aと自動販売機操作制御部5、主制御部4a The main control unit 4a and the automatic vending machine operation control unit 5, the main control section 4a
と商品収納制御部6を接続するための通信手段7と商品収納制御部6に接続され商品収納部2に配置され販売価格の設定や商品売上の確認等自動販売機を管理するために各種設定確認を行うための設定確認装置8と商品収納制御部に接続され商品販売の中止、再開を設定する販売中止設定手段9とから構成されているので、商品収納部2において自動販売機管理者が販売商品の変更作業や販売価格等の各種データの設定する時に販売中止設定手段9により販売中止を入力するだけで、商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部1において異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 Settings to manage the product storage control unit 6 communicating means 7 for connecting the product is connected to the storage control unit 6 is disposed in the product container 2 ensure vending machine settings and product sales of sales prices and connected discontinued merchandise to setting confirmation unit 8 and the article storage controller for confirming, which is configured from discontinued setting means 9 for setting the restart, an automatic vending machine manager in the product storage section 2 in the discontinued setting means 9 when setting various data changing operation and sales price in selling goods only by inputting discontinued, you can stop the sale of products, abnormal vending machine operating unit 1 sales it is possible to avoid the occurrence.

【0029】なお、本実施例において、販売中止設定手段9は商品収納制御部6に接続し制御されているが、主制御部4や設定確認装置8に接続し制御された場合においても同様の機能が実現できることは明らかである。 [0029] In the present embodiment, discontinued setting means 9 has been controlled to connect to the commodity storage control unit 6, the same even when it is connected to the main control section 4 and the setting confirmation unit 8 controls function will be obvious that the same may be realized.

【0030】次に、本発明による自動販売機の制御装置の第3の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 [0030] Next, a third embodiment of the control device for the automatic vending machine according to the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings. なお、第1の実施例と同一構成については、同一符号を付して詳細な説明は省略する。 Note that the first embodiment and the same configuration, a detailed description is given the same reference numerals will be omitted.

【0031】図5は、本発明の第3の実施例による自動販売機の制御装置の機能ブロック図である。 FIG. 5 is a functional block diagram of a control system for an automatic vending machine according to a third embodiment of the present invention. 図6は、同実施例の動作を示すフローチャートである。 Figure 6 is a flowchart showing the operation of the embodiment.

【0032】図5において、4bは商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部で、10は商品収納制御部に接続され商品を収納したり、設定確認装置8を操作するための扉が開けられたことを検知する検知手段である。 [0032] In FIG. 5, 4b is product sales control, the main control unit that performs the selling price and control the entire storage vending machines of goods sales, 10 or housing the product is connected to the commodity storage control unit, set a detecting means for detecting that the door for operating the validator 8 is opened.

【0033】以上のように構成された自動販売機の制御装置について、販売中止設定手段9の操作時における主制御部4bの動作を図4のフローチャートをもとにして以下その動作を説明する。 The control device for an automatic vending machine configured as described above, the operation of the main control unit 4b during operation discontinued setting means 9 based on the flowchart of FIG. 4 illustrating the operation below.

【0034】自動販売機の管理者が、販売商品の変更したり、販売価格を変更する為に扉を開けた時に、扉が開けられた事を検知手段10が検知し、主制御部4bは商品収納制御部6を介して検知手段10により扉が開けられた事の入力を受けると(STEP21)、自動販売機操作制御部5に商品の売切れ表示を指示し(STEP2 The administrator of the vending machine, or change of goods sold, when you open the door in order to change the selling price, to detect the detection means 10 that the door has been opened, the main control section 4b Upon receiving the input of that door has been opened by the detection means 10 via the commodity storage control unit 6 (STEP21), the vending machine operation control unit 5 instructs the sold-out display of goods (STEP2
2)商品の販売を中止する。 2) to stop the sale of products.

【0035】これにより、自動販売機操作部1と商品収納部2が建物の壁の反対側にそれぞれ位置して設置された場合においても、自動販売機管理者が商品収納部2において販売商品の変更や販売価格の変更をする時は、商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部1において異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 [0035] Thus, when the vending machine operating unit 1 and the product container 2 is placed in position respectively to the opposite wall of the buildings, the vending machine manager of the sales items in the product storage section 2 when the change of the change and the selling price, it is possible to be able to stop the sale of products, to avoid the occurrence of abnormal sold in vending machines operating unit 1.

【0036】以上のように本実施例の自動販売機の制御装置は、商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部4bと、主制御部4 The above control device of the automatic vending machine of the present embodiment, product sales control, a main control unit 4b for performing sales price and product controls the entire storage vending machine sales, the main controller 4
bに接続され自動販売機操作部1に配置され貨幣検出選別、商品選択入力、売切れ表示出力等の自動販売操作部1に配置されている機能の制御を行う自動販売機操作制御部5と、主制御部4bに接続され商品収納部2に配置され商品搬出制御、商品売切れ入力等の商品収納部2に配置されている機能の制御を行う商品収納制御部6と、 b are arranged to the connected vending machine operating unit 1 to the money detection screening, a vending machine operation control unit 5 for controlling the product selection input, sold vending operation unit disposed Functionality to one display output such as, the main control section 4b connected to article conveying control is placed in the product container 2, and the article storage control unit 6 for controlling the functions are placed in the product container 2 such as input items sold,
主制御部4bと自動販売機操作制御部5、主制御部4b The main control section 4b and the automatic vending machine operation control unit 5, the main control unit 4b
と商品収納制御部6を接続するための通信手段7と商品収納制御部6に接続され商品収納部2に配置され販売価格の設定や商品売上の確認等自動販売機を管理するために各種設定確認を行うための設定確認装置8と商品収納制御部に接続され商品を収納したり設定確認装置8を操作するための扉が開けられたことを検知する検知手段1 Settings to manage the product storage control unit 6 communicating means 7 for connecting the product is connected to the storage control unit 6 is disposed in the product container 2 ensure vending machine settings and product sales of sales prices and detecting means 1 for detecting that the door is opened to operate the setting confirmation device 8 and product storage are connected to the control unit housing a product or setting confirmation device 8 for confirming
0とから構成されているので、商品収納部2において自動販売機管理者が販売商品の変更作業や販売価格等の各種データの設定するために扉を開けるだけで、商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部1において異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 Because it is constructed from 0 Metropolitan, just open the door in order to set the various types of data such as changing work and sales price of the vending machine administrator selling items in the product storage section 2, to discontinue the sale of goods can be, it is possible to avoid occurrence of abnormal sold in vending machines operating portion 1.

【0037】なお、本実施例において、検知手段10は商品収納制御部6に接続し制御されているが、主制御部4や設定確認装置8に接続し制御された場合においても同様の機能が実現できることは明らかである。 [0037] In the present embodiment, although the detection unit 10 is controlled to connect to the commodity storage controller 6, the same function even when it is connected to the main control section 4 and the setting confirmation unit 8 controls it is clear that that can be achieved.

【0038】 [0038]

【発明の効果】以上説明したように本発明は、商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部と、主制御部に接続され自動販売機操作部に配置され貨幣検出選別、商品選択入力、売切れ表示出力等の自動販売操作部に配置されている機能の制御を行う自動販売機操作制御部と、主制御部に接続され商品収納部に配置され商品搬出制御、商品売切れ入力等の商品収納部に配置されている機能の制御を行う商品収納制御部と、主制御部と自動販売機操作制御部、主制御部と商品収納制御部を接続するための通信手段と商品収納制御部に接続され商品収納部に配置され販売価格の設定や商品売上の確認等自動販売機を管理するために各種設定確認を行うための設定確認装置から自動販売機の制御装置を構成するの The present invention described above, according to the present invention, the product sales control, sales price and product a main control unit for controlling the entire storage vending machine sales, vending machines operating unit is connected to the main control unit disposed is money detected sorting, product selection input, are arranged in an automatic and vending machine operation control unit, the product storage unit is connected to a main control unit for controlling the vending operation portion arranged to have the function of the display output such as sold out connecting the commodity storage control unit for controlling the product discharge control functions are located in the product storage portion of the input or the like product sold, the main control unit and the automatic vending machine operation control unit, the main control unit and a commodity storage controller communication means and commodity storage control unit connected to the vending machine from the setting confirmation device for performing various settings confirmation to manage product is disposed in the housing portion verify vending machine settings and product sales selling prices for to configure the control device 、自動販売機管理者が商品収納部において販売価格等の各種データの設定をしている時は、 , When the vending machine administrator has a set of various types of data such as sales prices in the commodity storage section,
商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部において商品購入者が購入した商品の販売価格が表示している価格と異なるといったような異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 It is possible to stop the sale of goods, it is possible to avoid the occurrence of abnormal sales, such as different from the price that the selling price of goods that commodity purchaser has purchased are displayed in the vending machine operation unit.

【0039】また、さらに、商品収納制御部に接続され商品販売の中止、再開を設定する販売中止設定手段を備えることにより、商品収納部において自動販売機管理者が販売商品の変更作業や販売価格等の各種データの設定する時に販売中止設定手段により販売中止を入力するだけで、商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部において商品購入者が選択した商品と異なる商品を販売したり、商品の販売価格が表示している価格と異なるといったような異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 [0039] In addition, further, discontinuation of the connected product sales in the commodity storage control unit, by providing a discontinued setting means for setting a resume, vending machine administrator change work and the selling price of goods sold in the product storage unit only discontinued setting means by inputting a discontinued when setting various data etc., can cancel the sale of goods, selling different products and goods purchaser selects the vending machine operating unit or, it is possible to avoid the occurrence of abnormal sales, such as different from the price that the selling price of products are displayed.

【0040】また、さらに、商品収納制御部に接続され商品を収納したり、設定確認装置を操作するための扉が開けられたことを検知する検知手段を備えことにより、 Further, furthermore, by comprising a detection means for detecting or storing goods is connected to the commodity storage control unit, that can open the door for operating the setting confirmation device,
商品収納部において自動販売機管理者が販売商品の変更作業や販売価格等の各種データの設定するために扉を開けるだけで、商品の販売を中止することができ、自動販売機操作部において商品購入者が選択した商品と異なる商品を販売したり、商品の販売価格が表示している価格と異なるといったような異常な販売の発生を回避することができる。 Just open the door to the vending machine administrator to set the various types of data such as changing work and the selling price of goods sold in the product storage unit, it is possible to stop the sale of products, goods in vending machine operation unit buyer can be avoided or sold by a different commodity product selection, the occurrence of abnormal sales, such as different from the price that the selling price of products are displayed.

【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

【図1】本発明による自動販売機の制御装置の第1の実施例のブロック図 Block diagram of a first embodiment of a controller for an automatic vending machine according to the invention; FIG

【図2】同実施例の自動販売機の制御装置の主制御部の動作を示すフローチャート 2 is a flowchart showing the operation of the main control unit of the control device for the automatic vending machine of the embodiment

【図3】本発明による自動販売機の制御装置の第2の実施例のブロック図 Block diagram of a second embodiment of the control device for the automatic vending machine according to the present invention; FIG

【図4】同実施例の自動販売機の制御装置の主制御部の動作を示すフローチャート 4 is a flowchart showing the operation of the main control unit of the control device for the automatic vending machine of the embodiment

【図5】本発明による自動販売機の制御装置の第3の実施例のブロック図 Block diagram of a third embodiment of the control device for the automatic vending machine according to the present invention; FIG

【図6】同実施例の自動販売機の制御装置の主制御部の動作を示すフローチャート FIG. 6 is a flowchart showing the operation of the main control unit of the control device for the automatic vending machine of the embodiment

【符号の説明】 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

1 自動販売機操作部 2 商品収納部 3 商品搬送路 4、4a、4b 主制御部 5 自動販売機操作制御部 6 商品収納制御部 7 通信手段 8 設定確認装置 9 販売中止設定手段 10 検知手段 1 vending machine operating unit 2 product compartment 3 Product conveying path 4, 4a, 4b main controller 5 vending machine operation control section 6 commodity storage controller 7 communication means 8 setting confirmation device 9 discontinued setting means 10 detecting means

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    【特許請求の範囲】 [The claims]
  1. 【請求項1】 商品選択ボタン、貨幣投入口、商品取出口等が配置され商品購入者が自動販売機の操作を行う自動販売機操作部と、販売商品を収納する商品収納部と、 1. A commodity selection buttons, coins inlet, a vending machine operating unit purchaser is arranged product outlet such as to perform an operation of vending machines, and the article storage portion for housing the goods sold,
    前記自動販売機操作部と前記商品収納部を分離して設置し、商品販売時に前記商品収納部の商品を前記自動販売機操作部の商品取出口に搬送するための商品搬送路とより構成される自動販売機において、商品販売制御、販売価格や商品売上の記憶等自動販売機全体の制御を行う主制御部と、前記主制御部に接続され前記自動販売機操作部に配置され貨幣検出選別、商品選択入力、売切れ表示出力等の前記自動販売操作部に配置されている機能の制御を行う自動販売機操作制御部と、前記主制御部に接続され前記商品収納部に配置され商品搬出制御、商品売切れ入力等の前記商品収納部に配置されている機能の制御を行う商品収納制御部と、前記商品収納制御部に接続され前記商品収納部に配置され販売価格の設定や商品売上の確認等自動販売 The separated vending machine operating unit of the article storage portion and installed, is more structure as item transport path for transporting the items of the commodity storage unit to the product outlet of the vending machine operating unit during product sales in that vending machines, product sales control, a main control unit that performs the selling price and product controls the entire storage vending machine sales, the main is connected to the control unit arranged money detected sorting the vending machine operating unit , product selection input, and an automatic vending machine operation control unit for controlling the functions are arranged in the vending operation of the display output such as sold, it is arranged connected to the main control unit the article storage article conveying control , confirmation of the commodity and commodity storage control unit for controlling the storage unit to the arranged to have function, the product storage is connected to the control unit settings and product sales of the selling price is placed on the commodity storage portion of the input, such as products sold out etc. vending を管理するために各種設定確認を行うための設定確認装置と、前記主制御部、前記自動販売機操作制御部、前記商品収納制御部を接続するための通信手段とからなり、前記主制御部は、前記設定確認装置により各種設定確認操作がなされている間は商品の販売を中止する自動販売機の制御装置。 A setting confirmation device for performing various settings confirmation to manage, the main control unit, the automatic vending machine operation control unit consists of a communication means for connecting said product storage control unit, the main control unit while the various setting confirmation operation has been performed by the setting confirmation apparatus controller for an automatic vending machine to stop the sales of goods.
  2. 【請求項2】 商品収納制御部に接続され商品販売の中止、再開を設定する販売中止設定手段と、前記商品収納制御部を介して前記販売中止設定手段より商品販売の中止を入力している間は商品の販売を中止する主制御部からなる請求項1記載の自動販売機の制御装置。 2. A commodity storage controller is connected to the discontinuation of product sales, and enter the discontinued setting means for setting a resume, a discontinuation of the product sold by the discontinued setting means through the article storage controller during the control device for the automatic vending machine according to claim 1, wherein comprising a main control unit to stop the sale of products.
  3. 【請求項3】 商品収納制御部に接続され商品を収納したり設定確認装置を操作するための扉が開けられたことを検知する検知手段と、前記商品収納制御部を介して前記検知手段より商品を収納したり前記設定確認装置を操作するための扉が開けられたことを入力している間は商品の販売を中止する主制御部からなる請求項1記載の自動販売機の制御装置。 3. A detecting means for detecting that the connected door for operating the setting confirmation unit or housing the product has been opened product storage control unit, from the detection means through the article storage controller a control system for an automatic vending machine according to claim 1, wherein during the consisting of a main control unit to stop the sale of products that enter that door for operating the setting confirmation device or housing the product has been opened.
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