Shutter Mechanism for Customer Operation Board of Cash-Issuing Machine
Original Publication Date: 1986-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09
In a cash-issuing machine such as cash dispenser (CD) or automatic teller machine (ATM) wherein a block of a cash-issuing unit is drawn out of the machine at the rear by a maintenance engineer on fixing a failed portion of the unit, a sheet or shutter, movable to cover an opening on the customer operation board brought by the unit being drawn out, is provided to protect the customer from injuring an arm or fingers when carelessly caught in the unit when it is moved back in position after fixing, as shown in Fig. 1. Referring to Fig. 2, two pairs of links 1, 2 are pivotally mounted on the machine frame 3 through shafts 4, 5 at one of their ends and linked to a roller 6 through members 7 and shafts 8, 9 at the other of their ends.