The change-giver essential for the Vending world


Functionality, ease of use and high performance perfectly describe Aeterna, the most intuitive 5 tube change-giver in configuration and programming operations. Coges experience made possible the creation of an all-around, fast, accurate in coins recognition, suitable for every vending machine payment systems which is also able to send account data directly to an handheld device thanks to an integrated infrared port.

Its 5 exceptionally long tubes can hold up to 97 0,05€ coins increasing, in this way, the autonomy of the coin validator and the operator’s collection opportunities. The tubes group also includes 2 levels of photocells to count the coins inside.

Aeterna is compatible with Euro coins and with a wide range of other country currencies. Contact us to find out if the currency of your vending location is already supported by Aeterna or to know how we can add it to our large coin database.

If you want to get the best out of your Aeterna coin validator, you can also connect it to a cashless payment system through the MDB bus to offer your customer more payment options. Cashless is a payment system that use different supports in which is possible to store the amount of credit: these supports can be rappresented by an electronic key, a card or a smartphone application which can all be topped up by inserting cash in the change giver or in a banknote reader and which are all able to offer an alternative to cash for produtcs purchases in all the distributors of the same operator.

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Main change-giver functions

  • Setting the tube of reference for managing the message “Insert exact amount”;
  • Possibility of entering coin or token settings;
  • 4 tube-loading modes (manual, preset amount, set number, assisted loading);
  • Diagnostics for delivery motor and tube photocell operation;
  • Separate single- and multi-sale management for cash and key;
  • Settings for residual credit waiting time;
  • Maximum credit allowed on key.

Cashless integration

The advantages of an integrated solution for managing cash and cashless in a payment system by key or card which can be connected to the MDB bus of the Aeterna Change-Giver Coin Mechanism.

Technical data

Dimensions (LxWxH):
138x80x381 mm
1.7 Kg
Programmable prices:
50 cash – 50 cashless
Protocols used:
Executive, MDB, BDV
Data recording:
Integrated or external IR PORT Module
Software update:
Via PC – Maxi Programmer
Keypad on front panel – Maxi Programmer
Price management:
VMC, Price Holding, Cost by Price

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