Multi-standard banknote reader for highly frequented vending locations


Reading reliability and precision in fakes discrimination are the strenghts of Creos, our banknote reader for vending designed to ensure excellent usability even in high stress situations, such as locations with an high frequency of pubblic or tobacco vending machines.

Creos payment system is efficient in banknote recognition thanks to nine optical reading signals. The polycarbonate bezel and the optimized dragging system offer a precise banknote alignment and a quick and intuitive use for final users. Operating parameters and banknote database programming of Creos take place through a simple USB pendrive thanks to an integrated port: in this way upgrades can be made directly from the location and this makes them even faster to do and autonomous from external peripherals. To obtain a quick adjustment of the tollerance level there is also a programming button on the reader’s body.

Creos also supports the creation of a customize database, while Coges experience offers to all the customers a free access to the entire essential software for programming and updating the reader, including banknote database.

Creos’ safety devices, such as the cash-box sensor, the draining system for protection against liquids and the optical anti-fishing system help the reader to ensure the safety of vending machines’ cash collections. To get the best from the combined use of cash and cashless payment systems for vending, Creos can be connected to Coges Engine to obtain a complete account data collection and to program bonus able to encourage users to top up their cashless media with banknote.

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Technical data

Stacker capacity: 300 or 600 bills
Dimensions (LxWxH): 98 x 126 x 235 mm.
Weight: 1.05 KG
Maximum no. bills in memory: 100
Maximum accepted bill width: 72 mm.
Maximum accepted bill length: 160 mm.

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