Two-stage lock structure of automatic teller machine

  • US 7,891,551 B2
  • Filed: 05/11/2007
  • Issued: 02/22/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/17/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A two-stage lock structure, the two-stage lock structure comprising:

  • a temporary stack to be moved upward about a temporary stack hinge shaft to open a conveyance path when a currency note jam occurs in an automatic teller machine;

    a protruding member protruding from one surface of the temporary stack;

    a stopper that includes a first aperture, a second aperture formed above the first aperture, and a slide aperture and is moved by rotating about a stopper hinge shaft, the first and second apertures being formed so that the protruding member is inserted into and caught in the first or second aperture to hold the temporary stack rotated about the temporary stack hinge shaft, and the slide aperture being formed so that the protruding member slides in the slide aperture when the conveyance path formed below the temporary stack is opened; and

    an elastic member provided to pull the stopper in a direction where the protruding member is held in the first or second aperture.

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