Utilizing sensors that identify coins based on their thickness, diameter, and fall time, this coin acceptor is fully programmable, allowing you to tailor it to any currency. The coin acceptor features buttons and a 7-segment display on the side of the unit for easy coin profile selection. Simply insert your chosen coin samples, and the coin acceptor will recognize and accept them, rejecting all other coins.
While it may not make you a millionaire, this coin acceptor opens up a world of possibilities. You could create access control systems using different sizes of tokens, or even a virtual vending machine for MMORPG items. The potential for unique, coin-operated projects is endless with the Sparkfun Programmable Coin Acceptor.