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Twelve Questions you should ask Before Buying a Bill Counting Machine

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Bill Counter

Carnation CR3 Mixed Bill Currency Counter

1. Does a bill counter only count money?

Most bill counters can be used to count coupons, tickets and other paper items. Simply look at the specifications of the bill counter and verify the minimum and maximum bill size the counter can handle. If your ticket or coupon falls within those dimensions, you should be fine.

2. Can bill counters determine the value of the money being counted?

Most bill counters cannot determine the value of the bills being counted. Most (95%) just count the total number of bills being run through the machine. The only bill counters we currently sell that can determine the value of currency being counted are the Carnation CR3 Mixed Bill Currency Counter and the Ribao DCJ-280 2 Pocket Discriminator.

3. Is there any machine performance difference between counting new and used bills?

Bill counters can handle both new and used bills. The only difference is that most bill counters can only count half the amount of used bills as new at a time. This is because bent and crumpled bills take up more space than crisp new bills in the hopper.

4. Do all bill counters include counterfeit detection?

Many bill counters today include counterfeit detection. They will count the currency and if a fake bill is detected the machine will stop and alert you. The most common counterfeit detection methods used are Ultraviolet (UV) and Magnetic (MG) detection.

5. What is bill size detection?

When counting bills, size detection will let you know if there are any size anomalies in the bills being counted. This feature is often used as a counterfeit detection measure.

6. What is MG detection?

MG stands for magnetic. Magnetic detectors in bill counters are capable of sensing the magnetic properties of ink used in legal U.S. currency. With MG detection on, the bill counter will alert you if a bill lacking magnetic properties is detected.

7. What is UV detection?

UV stands for ultraviolet. Ultraviolet detectors in bill counters can sense certain UV properties only found in legal tender. Bill counters with UV capabilities will alert you if money is found lacking UV properties and tag it as counterfeit.

8. Why would you want a dust extraction system in a bill counter?

Bills, after being handled and used, collect dust and particles. A dust extraction system, found on some select higher-end models, uses a vacuum to remove dust while it is being counted. This is especially nice for people who have allergies or want to maintain a clean environment. Many bills also include dust from various narcotics that you will want to eliminate.

9. What is the purpose of a dust shield?

A dust shield helps keep particles and dust from counted bills from filling the air. Once the bills are counted, the dust shield can be raised for removal of the counted bills.

10. Are bill counters safe?

Although you do not want children handling a bill counter, bill counters will not cause any physical harm.

11. Are there any bill counters that run on batteries?

Currently, we do not offer any billing counting machines that can run on battery power only. Most low and all mid/high-volume bill counters cannot run on batteries due to the limited power output.

12. What is the best bill / money counter?

There is no one make or model that is considered the best (in our opinion). This is because there are so many variables when it comes to choosing a bill counter. Our customers prefer Carnation, Ribao, Cassida, Klopp and Magner. These brands are well known within the industry and are viewed as solid, dependable machines.

Carnation CR1 Bank-Grade Bill Counter Review

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Carnation CR1 Bank-Grade Bill CounterCounting bills with high rates of speed and accuracy are must-have features in any bill counter, especially when it comes to professional businesses like banks, credit unions, casinos and other businesses that handle large volumes of money on a daily basis. One model that we recently added to our site, and has since become a best seller, is the Carnation CR1 bill counter (found here). I would like to point out a few reasons why this may be a good fit for you.

Carnation has been making bill counters for several years and we have found their product line not only to be solid, but Carnation has an amazing warranty and impeccable reputation. As of this article Carnation offers about seven different models including battery-powered bill counters and mixed denomination counters. The CR1 is one of their flagship models.

The CR1 bill counter is a machine designed to provide you with a total quantity of bills. It will not distinguish the difference in value. If you need not only the total amount of bills, but the value as well, you will need a mixed bill counter (aka currency discriminator) like the Carnation CR3 (found here). This means if you put in 87 bills into the CR1, it will provide you with a total number of 87….not the dollar value. Most people are fine with this as bills are already pre sorted.

The Carnation CR1 is fast, capable of counting bills at speeds of up to 1,000 per minute. The feeder will hold up to 400 new bills, which is a fairly high capacity as most comparable models only hold up to 200. While it works great with USD (US Dollars), it can also be used with Canadian Dollars, Euros, Mexican Pesos and other currencies.

Here is a short video of the CR1 in use:

This particular bill counter will allow for standard counting, adding and batch counting. The adding feature lets you continue to add more and more stacks while the bill counter maintains a running total. The batch feature lets you tell the bill counter to stop after counting a pre-determined quantity. This is excellent for sorting and organizing counted bills.

One thing I personally like about the CR1 is the triple protection counterfeit system. This bill counter will use ultraviolet (UV), magnetic (MG) and infrared (IR) detection to quickly verify the authenticity of bills. This is excellent for real-time verification or simply to ensure the stacks of bills being counted are real. If a counterfeit is detected, the machine will stop and notify the operator.

The CR1 is designed to be used on a daily basis, hence the name bank-grade that the manufacturer tagged onto the name of the machine. It is fast, user-friendly and modern. It is excellent for use out on the sales counter or in the back of the office. It is highly professional and extremely robust.

You can find the Carnation CR1 bill counter by visiting us here. At ABC Office we offer dozens of different bill and money counting machines. If this machine doesn’t have all the features you need, or you simply want to compare it against a few other models, please feel free to visit all of our money counters by going here. You may also call us at 1-800-658-8788 with any questions.

Currency Detectors / Bill Counters & the Newly Redesigned $100 Banknote

Friday, October 25th, 2013

New $100 Bill Compliant Bill Counters w/ Counterfeit DetectionThe US Government has just released a new $100 banknote (October 7th, 2013) and we are already getting a lot of questions about what new features are included and how this will impact their bill counters and counterfeit money detectors (found here). Many customers are wondering which new machines will also handle this new banknote. I would like to educate you regarding the new bill and answer some common questions.

The new $100 bill is one of the most recent denominations to receive a makeover. While smaller denominations have already received makeovers, this the first time the $100 has been redesigned since 1996. Apparently these new bills cost 8 cents a piece to manufacture, which isn’t cheap compared to the older bills. The redesign was done to help stay ahead of counterfeiters and their ever-improving counterfeiting methods. The new $100 has received a couple of new features including a three-dimensional security ribbon and a color-changing bell in the inkwell. Here is a video that goes into more detail:

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Here is where the new 3-D security ribbon is located. As you tilt the banknote you will notice the bells changing to 100s. The ribbon is actually woven into the banknote. Seeing this ribbon and the 3-D shifting effects makes it much easier to visually identify a legitimate $100 bill.

New $100 Banknote 3-D Ribbon

Here is where you will find the “Bell in the Inkwell” feature. It is a color-changing bell in a copper-colored inkwell. As the $100 bill is tilted, the bell will shift from copper to green and back again. This is also a great way to visibly identify a legitimate $100 banknote.

New $100 Bell in Inkwell

I have found, after speaking with many of our manufacturers, that many of the older currency discriminators (aka mixed bill counters) and several automated counterfeit money detectors will not work with the new bills. The good news is that most manufacturers have taken the new bills into account and are now manufacturing machines that are compliant with the new banknote. Manufacturers who are currently compliant include Semacon and Cassida. You can find all of our money handling equipment here.

The good news is that many manufacturers are offering a free upgrade to older machines. You’re only going to be out the cost of shipping. Some more sophisticated machines can even be upgraded on location via a software upgrade. We just had a customer today who wanted their Cassida 3300 (including the 3310) to be able to be used with the new $100. Cassida notified us that this model could be sent in for a free upgrade.

If you have a question as to whether or not your machine can be upgraded, or if you are looking for a new $100 bill compliant machine, please give us a call at 1-800-658-8788. We would love to help you out.

You can find our entire selection of bill counters here and counterfeit money detectors here.

How to Choose A Bill Counter

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Cassida 5520 Bill CounterBill counters come in all shapes and sizes. They are commonly used by vending machine operators, casinos, banks, credit unions and more. The problem with buying a bill counter is that there are literally dozens of different styles and designs out there. I personally have over a decade of experience with bill counters (found here) and I would like to share some of my experience and advice. Hopefully this will help you make your own decision on choosing the right bill counter.

Before I get too far into this article, I would like to provide you with a basic description on what a bill counter is. A bill counter is a machine designed to take a stack of bills and count them. They will all provide you with a total quantity of bills counted, but they will not all provide you with a total value. These are the four main types of bill counters you will find on the market:

  1. Ribao P-1000 Battery-Powered Bill CounterBattery Powered Bill Counter – When you’re in a remote location, on site or in a place that doesn’t have a standard AC power supply, you need to use a battery powered bill counter. These bill counters usually run on standard batteries or rechargeable batteries. The ABC V-30 (found here) is a good example of a bill counter that runs on AA batteries and the Ribao P-100 (found here) is a good example of a bill counter that includes a 12 volt rechargeable battery. Most battery-powered bill counters also include some sort of AC adapter for use in a standard wall outlet.
  2. Standard Bill Counter – These bill counters make up about 98% of the bill counters out there. These bill counters sit on a desk or table, plug into a wall outlet and count anywhere from 150-300 (depending on the model) bills at a time. These types of bill counters provide you with a total quantity of bills. These counters are usually very fast and range in speed around 1,000 to 1,600 bills per minute.
  3. Ribao SBC-200 Suction-Feed Bill CounterAir Suction Bill Counters – These types of bill counters use air to quickly breeze through a stack of bills, operating differently than your standard bill counter that uses fingers to sift through bills. These models operate at a speed of 100 bills every four seconds and are designed to be used heavily on a daily basis. These can also be used to count banded or unbanded banknotes. The Ribao SBC-100 (found here) is a good example of a floor model and the SBC-200 (found here) is a good example of a tabletop model
  4. Mixed Bill Counter (aka Currency Discriminator) – These are some of the most sophisticated bill counters on the market. This is because they are not only able to provide you with a total quantity of bills counted, but they are also able to provide you with a total dollar value (including mixed bills). Some bill counters, like the Carnation CR3 (found here) are designed to provide you with a combined value, where others, like the Ribao DCJ-280 (found here), feature a two pocket design for sorting purposes as well.

Here is a video demonstration of a bill counter in use:

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Features Found In Most Bill Counters:

  • Batch Counting – This allows the operator to determine how many bills to be counted at a time. If you set it to 20, the bill counter will count 20 bills, stop and wait until the bills are removed before counting an additional 20 bills.
  • Adding Mode – This allows you to keep adding up bills even when feeding in multiple stacks, providing you with a total quantity.
  • Add+Batch – This feature lets you continually add while batch counting at the same time.
  • Double Note Detection – This feature lets you know when two bills have accidentally been run through the machine, alerting the operator to the error.
  • Half Note Detection – This feature lets you know when a torn or damaged banknote is run through.
  • Size Detection – When enabled, this will let you know when a bill (potentially counterfeit or otherwise) is found to be slightly larger or smaller than it should be.

Optional Features Found In Some Bill Counters

  • Polymer Bill Handling – Some countries now use polymer material, designed to hold up longer than cotton, paper or fabric-based bills. Canada is a prime example of a country that now uses polymer banknotes. We offer several Canadian bill counters designed to handle polymer bills.
  • Counterfeit Detection – If you are concerned about counterfeit bills, consider buying a bill counter with counterfeit detection. The most popular counterfeit methods used in machines today include UV (ultraviolet), MG (magnetic) and IR (infrared). These methods are extremely accurate and will notify the operator (audibly or visually) as to the potential fake bill.
  • Printer – If you need a printout of the counted results, some bill counters can be fitted with printers.

It should be noted that most US based bill counters will still handle currencies from other countries as long as they are made from similar materials and fit within the minimum and maximum specifications of the bill counter. It should also be noted that bill counters can be used to count things such as paper, coupons, tickets and other material. Feel free to send in samples to have them tested ahead of time if you would like to consider using a bill counter with your material. Just call us at 1-800-658-8788 to send something in.

Many people ask which brands are best. While I can’t say for sure which brand is better than another, I can say that we have had great luck with Ribao, Magner, Semacon, Cassida, Carnation and the ABC brand of bill counters.

We have many years experience with bill counters. I have personally handled dozens of different models. If you need additional advice, or have a few questions that need answering, please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-800-658-8788. We would love to help you out. We also have a Service Department here that can help fix, provide parts or repair most bill counters on the market. You can find our entire selection of bill counters here.

Using a Bill Counter as a Check Counting Machine

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Bill Counters as Check CountersI recently had a customer call up and ask me what we recommended he use for counting checks. He apparently ran a business and was in a situation where he needed to count the total number of checks at the end of the day. He didn’t need anything too robust and was only dealing with a few hundred checks a day. Luckily the solution to his problem was actually pretty simple. I recommended he use a bill counter (found here). Here’s why.

Bill counters are far simpler than the name implies. These devices are designed to quickly count up the total number of bills. They don’t provide a total denominational value, making these perfect for counting non-currency items as well. In fact, we have many customers that use a standard bill counter to count paper, checks, coupons and other paper-based materials. There are a few things to keep in mind, however, before simply going out and buying a machine.

In this customer’s situation, he didn’t need counterfeit detection or any special whistles and bells with a device. He simply needed the total number. This ended up saving him money because I was able to set him up with a basic but high quality system. He ended up going with the ABC1150 bill counter (found here).

So are these machines accurate? You bet. They are 100 percent accurate and most have safeguards in place in case multiple pieces are pulled through or if a jam occurs. I have personally tested many of our bill counters by running the same stack through multiple times. I have never had a bill counter register a different amount during a repeated counting. These are accurate and you won’t have a problem with a misread.

There are a few things you need to keep your eye open for when dealing with bill counters counting non-money items. The first thing you need to be aware of is that these bill counters have a maximum and minimum bill size. Be sure your check, paper or whatever items you are counting fall within those minimum and maximum dimensions. In the case of the ABC1150, it can handle bills as small as 2″ x 4″ or as large as 4″ x 7 1/3″.

Also be aware that our bill counters use friction to pull the paper in and count it. That means if the paper you need to count is glossy or slick, there may be a problem. This is because the friction rollers may slip on the glossy surface, resulting in a jam. This is the case with most office machinery that uses friction-based rubber rollers.

So is there a particular brand you should stick with if you are counting checks? I have always had excellent luck with Semacon, Cassida, Carnation and the ABC line of bill counters.

We have a lot of these bill counters out on our showroom floor. If you’re not sure if a bill counter will work for your check, paper, coupon or other counting project, feel free to send in some samples and we can have them tested to ensure proper operation prior to a purchase. We also have an experienced team that is very knowledgeable with our bill counters. Feel free to call and talk with them by calling 1-800-658-8788.

Vending Machine Coin Counters & Bill Counters

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Vending Machine Coin CountersIf you’re in the vending machine industry, or collect money from candy, soda or other vending machinery, you probably have to handle and count a lot of money. Trying to count bills and coins manually, especially in the quantities found in vending machines, is difficult to do. Time constraints and errors pretty much make that impossible. What you need is a vending machine coin counter or a vending machine bill counter.

If you are shopping around for a reliable machine for your vending machine business, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself.

How many vending machines are you working with? If you only work with a couple of machines a day, a basic bill counter or coin counter will probably suffice. If you operate more than a half dozen or more machines, you will need a more robust machine or multiple smaller machines to get the job done quickly.

Do you have counterfeit bill issues? Many modern vending machines have built-in counterfeit bill detectors. If you use an older machine, or one that doesn’t incorporate this technology, you may want to consider using a bill counter with counterfeit detection capabilities. Most modern bill counters (equipped with counterfeit detection) have ultraviolet detection (UV), magnetic detection (MG) or both.

What types of coins do your machines handle? Be sure the coin counter or sorter you buy can handle all the denominations your machine handles. Most vending machines take just nickels, dimes and quarters, which most coin counting machines handle. If your machine takes dollar coins, tokens or other denominations, you will want to verify that the machine you are buying can handle those coin types.

Are bills pre-sorted by the vending machine?
Most vending machines, that accept bills, keep counted bills in a stack. While some vending machines sort bills, most do not. The majority of bill counters give you a bill count, not a value count. This means if you put in 25 mixed bills, the machine will simply tell you that you have 25 bills. If you need the bill counter to also provide you with a value, you will need what’s known as a bill discriminator.

Now that we have answered a few questions, here are a few machines that I would recommend.

Recommended Coin Counters

Vending Machine Bill CountersRecommended Bill Counters

We offer a great selection of bill counters, coin sorters and counterfeit detectors that should help keep your vending machine business running efficiently. You can find our entire selection of money handling equipment here. Please feel free to call us at 1-800-658-8788 to speak with one of our money handling experts. They can help answer your questions and help you find the right machine for your business.

Why Buy a Semacon Bill Counter?

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Semacon Bill Counters / Money Counting MachinesWhen shopping around for a bill or currency counter, you want something that is extremely reliable and durable…right? If so, you may not necessarily want to go with the cheapest money counter out there. While this isn’t always the case, you often get what you pay for. One high-quality line of bill counters you may want to use is made by Semacon.

Because Semacon bill counters go through rigorous testing, are made in high-quality manufacturing plants out of Japan and feature one of the best warranties in the industry, they aren’t the cheapest, however, they are considered by many to be the best.

Semacon bill counters go through a rigorous “burn-in” process. This means that bills are run through them to ensure that they will definitely work right out of the box. This is a huge relief for many businesses that need things to work right the first time.

Many Semacon bill counters are also made in Japan, rather than China. While this may not be a big deal for some people, Japanese factories are known for their state-of-the art facilities and excellent quality control. Quality is not sacrificed to make a buck.

While Semacon bill counters are not the cheapest currency counters on the market, they are by far some of the most reliable. If you consider that a cheap bill counter may last a few months to a year, and a Semacon machine will probably last several years, the Semacon money counter ultimately ends up being the best deal.

Semacon also offers one of the best warranties around. Their unconditional warranty includes limitless and free tech support and training (over the phone).

So who uses Semacon currency counting machines? These are just a few of the businesses that have high-volume counting needs that often rely on Semacon.

  • Banks
  • Credit Unions
  • Casinos
  • Vending Operators
  • Amusement Operators
  • Retail Stores
  • Restaurants

Here are 5 great Semacon bill counters that you may want to consider using:

At ABC Office we are currently offering some of the best prices available online for Semacon bill counting machines. In fact, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better price. If you do, let us know and we’ll match it!

You can find our entire selection of Semacon money handling equipment here. Please feel free to call us at 1-800-658-8788 with any questions regarding Semacon bill counters.

Cassida 85 Bill / Money Counter Video Demo

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Cassida 85 Bill / Money CounterWhen it comes to handling money, counting individual bills by hand simply doesn’t make any sense. Human error alone can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars over a long period of time. It also costs money to pay someone to count money. Most businesses, banks and other organizations, that handle money on a daily basis, use bill counters like the Cassida 85. We recently got a chance to break one out of a box and film a video demo.

Once we had the box in hand we tore into it. We removed the Cassida 85 and it pretty much worked right out of the box. There was no special assembly required. I have used dozens of different bill counters over the years and this one is very similar in setup and operation.

One thing that sets the Cassida 85 apart from much of the competition is the build quality. While a lot of the shell is made from plastic, it is built on a sturdy metal frame and features a lot of metal components. Even the plastic that is used feels and looks to be of a higher grade than what you usually see.

Money can be dirty, and much of it contains trace elements of narcotics, dust and a lot of other stuff you really don’t want to inhale. The Cassida 85 uses an air filtration system that helps keep the air clean while it flies through bills. This is also extremely nice for those of you who suffer from allergies.

Here is a video demo of the Cassida 85 in action:

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The Model 85 is available in three different configurations. You can buy it as a standard counter, with ultraviolet counterfeit detection capabilities (Model 85 U) and with magnetic and ultraviolet counterfeit detection (Model 85 UM).

These are all 3 versions of the Cassida 85:

With variable speed counting, the Model 85 can count bills at speeds of 900, 1200 and 1500 bills per minute. Compared to the competition, this is screaming fast. It can also batch count and has a huge hopper that can hold up to 1000 new bills or 500 used bills. Few money-counting machines have this kind of capacity.

You can find our entire selection of bill counters here and counterfeit bill detectors here.

Are You Prepared for the New $100 Bill?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Counterfeit Bill DetectorsCounterfeit money has always been a problem, and as a result, the U.S. government has spent over a decade producing a new $100. This new bill is packed full of useful features, which I will cover in this article. As a result of this new design, many counterfeit detectors will either need to be updated or they will become outdated. Cassida, one of our leading counterfeit detector manufacturers, is prepared for this new shift in currency, as I will also discuss in this article.

The new $100 bill has many features that currently exist in the older bill, however, a few additional things have been added. These are the counterfeit prevention features you will find in the new $100 bill:

  • 3-D Security Ribbon – A vertical blue ribbon, which goes through the middle of the bill, will change from bells to 100s as the bill is tilted back and forth. This ribbon is woven into the bill, not printed.
  • Bell in the Inkwell – A color-shifting bell, that sits in a copper inkwell, will change from copper to green as the bill is turned.
  • Portrait Watermark – A watermark of Benjamin Franklin is located on the right side of the bill. This watermark becomes visible when held in front of light.
  • Security Thread – A security thread, currently found on $100 bills, is laid vertically through the bill. This thread can be seen when placed in front of light and will glow under a UV light.
  • Color-Shifting 100 – A color-shifting number 100 is located in the bottom right corner of the $100 bill. This number will shift colors as the bill is tilted and moved around.

New $100 US Bill

These are just a few of the most obvious counterfeit detection measures incorporated into the new bill. Many other features, less prominent, are also included. This includes microprinting, raised printing, FW indicators, Federeal Reserve indicators, serial numbers, symbols of freedom (such as phrases from the Declaration of Independence and the quill the Founding Fathers used to sign the historic document), a large gold 100 on the back of the bill and much more.

As previously mentioned, over a decade of research as gone into making the new $100 counterfeit proof. While the new currency will begin circulating within the next year, older $100 bills will still be considered legal tender. You can read more about the new $100 bill here.

As new bills are released into circulation, older counterfeit detectors become deprecated and useless. Luckily, many manufacturers make their counterfeit detectors upgradeable via a software update. Cassida has updated their entire line of currency counters and counterfeit detectors to handle the new $100 bill in advance.

Cassida, a customer favorite, has been working with the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing since 2010 and completed calibration of all their machines in February 2011. This is a pretty huge advantage if you are in the market for either a counterfeit bill detector or a bill counter with counterfeit detection capabilities.

You can find our entire line of Cassida products here, our entire line of counterfeit bill detectors here and our entire line of bill counters here.

Please feel free to call us at 1-800-658-8788 with any questions regarding Cassida and the new $100 bill.

Semacon S-1015 Mini UV Currency Counter Review

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Semacon S-1015 Mini UV Currency CounterCounting money by hand is a time consuming process. Accuracy can be dramatically improved, along with speed, by using an automated currency counting machine. The only downside of a standard currency counter is that they can’t catch counterfeit bills. If you need speed, accuracy and the ability to scan for counterfeit bills, consider a machine like the Semacon S-1015 Mini UV currency counter (found here). This is my review.

Semacon may not know for making the cheapest bill counters available, but they are known for making some of the highest-quality bill counters around. Many of their machines are manufactured in Japan, where quality control is significantly higher than in other manufacturing countries. Their machines are “burned in” and tested prior to packaging, ensuring a working machine out of the box.

Semacon currently manufactures a wide range of currency counters, coin counters and coin roll crimping machines. You can find their entire line of money handling equipment here.

The Semacon S-1015 Mini UV is a compact currency counter, designed from the ground up to quickly count bills, tickets, coupons, paper and more. It is one of Semacon’s “mini” counters, designed to be more compact than standard currency counters and far more portable.

One of the biggest benefits of the S-1015 Mini UV is that it has ultraviolet counterfeit detection capabilities. If you have ever held a U.S. $5, $10, $20, $50 or $100, you’ll notice several UV features that glow. These same features are scanned by the S-1015 Mini UV. If these features are not present, the bill counter will promptly alert you to the possibility of a counterfeit banknote.

The digital display, located on the S-1015, is found on the top of the machine. This makes controls easy to access and data easy to read. This display will provide you with a running total on what’s going on. You can set the S-1015 to provide you with the total count of an individual stack of bills, or you can set it to provided you with an added total of several stacks of bills.

The control panel is easy to use. A bright green button turns the counter on and a red button stops the machine. A UV button allows you to toggle the counterfeit detection on and off and a batch counting button makes it easy to set up batch counting for various amounts.

Not only does this currency counter handle money, but it can also be used to count other denominations (including Canadian), as long as they fall within the 115 x 50 to 167 x 85 mm minimum and maximum sizes. This can also be used to count tickets, coupons and paper.

Overall I am very impressed with this counter. The build quality is exceptional, up to par for daily use. It should easily hold up for years and is perfect for use in grocery stores, retail shops, banks, credit unions and more.

You should be aware, however, that this counter will not provide you with the actual dollar amount of the bills being counted, just the total quantity. Few currency counters provide a dollar amount and those that do are called currency discriminators.

You can find the Semacon S-1015 Mini UV currency counter here and our entire selection of currency counting machines here.

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