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Receiving Your Vending Machine

Receiving Your Vending Machine  First, inspect the vending machine as you unpack it and ask the driver to wait a few moments until you have done a quick inspection. Once you have signed off, you are responsible for the external condition.

If there are problems, note them on the bill of lading.

Receiving Your Vending Machine  Review all documents attached to be sure that it is consistent with your order.

Once the vending machine has reached its destination, the shipping boards can be removed. Split the shipping boards with a wedge or crowbar at either end.

Do not tilt the vending machine or attempt to lift it with a two wheel truck.

Next, level the machine and adjust the four main legs so they are touching the floor.

Place the vending machine 5 feet from the designated power outlet. The ventilation opening in the back must be clear of obstructions.

For refrigerated models allow at least 4 inches between the wall and the back of the vendor for proper air circulation.

For indoor vending machines:

The power cord kit will be located in the coin box area. Before plugging the cord into the wall outlet, leave the metal cover attached and plug the cord into the connector at the rear of the machine. Using the screws provided, secure the protective cover and strain relief in place.

Warning: The false leg helps prevent the vending machine from tipping forward when the vending door is open and one or more bottle trays are extended. Failure to install the false leg on vendors with bottle trays may result in serious injury.

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Receiving Your Vending Machine  AMS SPEAKER: When the AMS vendor arrives, please take time to inspect the vendor as you unpack it. Whenever possible, ask the delivering driver to wait a few moments while unpacking is completed. This will be to the driver’s advantage since, if no problems are found, the driver and his company are not responsible for any external damage. Likewise, be sure that you inspect your vendor fully. Once you have signed off without comment, you are responsible for the external condition. If there are problems, note them on the bill of lading and be sure to keep a copy. Be sure to review any documents attached to be certain the information shown is consistent with your order. For example, match the serial number on the back of the carton with the serial number on the packing slips.

Receiving Your Vending Machine  AMS SPEAKER: Once your vendor reaches its destination, the shipping boards can be removed. Split the shipping boards with a crowbar or wedge at either end. If necessary, lift the vendor to remove the broken boards using properly rated equipment. Do not tilt the vendor and do not attempt to lift the vendor with a two wheel truck. For safe operation, the vendor must be level. On the bottom of the vendor are four threaded leveling legs located at the corners of the cabinet and a fifth support screw is located under the door. With the door closed and locked, check the four main legs and adjust any leg that is not contacting the floor. A level may be placed on top of the cabinet.

AMS SPEAKER: Adjust the support screw after the machine is leveled until the door does not hit the roller. Place the vendor within five feet of the designated power outlet. The power outlet should be accessible when the vendor is in position and the ventilation opening in the back of the vendor must be clear of obstructions. For refrigerated models, allow at least four inches between the wall and the back of the vendor for air circulation. The following is for all indoor vendors only. A one quarter inch nut driver is needed. The power cord kit will be located in the coin box or coin box area. The kit includes the power cord, power cord cover, wire tie which is already attached to the cover, and six screws.

AMS SPEAKER: Before you plug the cord into the wall outlet, leave the metal cover attached and plug the cord into the connector at the rear of the machine as shown. Using the six screws provided, use a one quarter inch nut driver to secure the protective cover and strain relief in place. The false leg helps to prevent the machine from tipping forward when the vendor door is open and one or more bottle trays are extended. Failure to install the false leg on vendors with bottle trays may result in serious injury.  Make sure to Receive your Vending Machine with these steps

Vending Machine LED Lighting

LED lighting just got better and brighter!

Episode Transcript:

Scott: My name is Scott Kliendshimt. And I’m here to show you about the Vending Machine  LED lighting that we offer at A&M Equipment. Vending Machine Led Lighting  is a triple row LED, to replace the fluorescent bulbs that exist in the machines now.  LED Lighting is much more energy efficient.  the Vending Machine LED lighting  don’t produce any heat. Vending Machine LED Lighting  is much brighter than the existing fluorescent bulbs. When you first get them, they’ll have a cap on either end to protect the prongs. Remove the caps and discard them. To remove the old bulb from the machine, along with the starter. You no longer need a starter. Line the arrow on the end of the probe to the zero position on both ends. This is just for insertion. Place the bulb in the machine, and rotate it into position. Once the bulb comes on, then it can be rotated downward so as to shine towards the bottom of the machine and the lower racks. LED Lighting  make the different items in your machine pop.  Led Lighting is a white light instead of a soft light making every item pop.  Only draw back is if you don’t keep the inside of your machine clean the customer can surely see it.  Led Lighting last five to ten yeartsso you will have to change the bulb less. LED Lighting  increases your sales, with a well lit machine.  Thank you for watching Vending Machine LED Lighting  at the Vending Business Show  For More Vending Blogs  Acquiring New Vending Accounts