EEVblog #525 – Bank Note Acceptor Teardown


What’s inside an old style bank note/bill accptor/validator for vending machines and the like?
How does it detect genuine notes from dodgy ones?

Datasheets:
IR Sensor
2595 Driver
TLV5629 DAC
TOP242 Flyback controller
Lattice Mach4 PLD
MC68HC11F
http://pdf.datasheetcatalog.com/datasheet/AdvancedMicroDevices/mXwuvz.pdf

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