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410. Cooler Condensate Pan Relocation

SUBJECT: Cooler Condensate Pan Relocation REVISION: 00 MODELS: 027 Coolers PURPOSE / BACKGROUND INFORMATION: In isolated cases, Royal Vendors has experienced field reports of condensation building up around the condensate drain, which is located on the lower left hand side of the evaporator box. When condensation builds up in this location, this condensation can miss the condensate pan and … [Read more...]

409. Updates to Health Timer Freezer software

SUBJECT: Updates to Health Timer Freezer software REVISION: 00 MODELS: Health Timer Freezers (serial numbers 201713RA00001 through 201730RA99999 only) PURPOSE / BACKGROUND: Royal Vendors has received reports from customers of Health Safety controller boards locking the door in some cases on Health Timer Freezers with R290 refrigeration. These lock-outs seem to be random in nature, but … [Read more...]

407. Merlin IV NG Controller Retrofit Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Merlin IV NG Controller Retrofit Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All Merlin IV models prior to serial number 201716GA00001 PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing the new Merlin IV NG controller in place of the smaller, older-style Merlin IV controller. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 407 … [Read more...]

404. Model 10 / 12 Cooler Caster Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Model 10 / 12 Cooler Caster Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: Model 10 / 12 Coolers PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the process for installing casters on the Model 10 and 12 Coolers. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 404 … [Read more...]

403. 3D Vis Sign Installation on RVV Gen II

SUBJECT: 3D Vis Sign Installation on RVV Gen II REVISION: 00 MODELS: KO RVV 500 Gen II PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the process for installing a Coca-Cola 3D Vis-style sign on RVV Gen II. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 403 … [Read more...]

402. Malformed GIII Adjustable Long Product Stops

SUBJECT: Malformed GIII Adjustable Long Product Stops REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII Plus venders BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Some GIII Plus venders manufactured from production weeks 201544 to 201605 may have malformed long adjustable product stops. It is important to note that a majority of the product stops during this time period are formed correctly; the issue with malformed parts is … [Read more...]

401. Coin Deflector Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Coin Deflector Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII venders with Center Door Changer PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing the coin deflector kit in GIII venders with Center Door Changers. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 401 … [Read more...]

400. Health Sensor Field Test

SUBJECT: Health Sensor Field Test (Full-cycle Sensor-controlled Test) REVISION: 00 MODELS: All Coolers and Freezers with Health Safety Controllers TOOLS REQUIRED: Phillips screwdriver ESTIMATED TEST PROCEDURE TIME: About 45 minutes PURPOSE: The procedure below can be used to determine whether or not the equipment's Health Safety Controller functions correctly. Download PDF: Service … [Read more...]

399. Reinforced T-handle Lock Cylinder Cover Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Reinforced T-handle Lock Cylinder Cover Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All ADA venders and GIII Marketing PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN: The reinforced T-handle lock cylinder cover blocks off the T-handle to prevent access to the latch cylinder by vandals. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 399 … [Read more...]

398. 20 oz Anti-bridging Kit for Merlin IV

SUBJECT: 20 oz Anti-bridging Kit for Merlin IV REVISION: 00 MODELS: 72" Merlin IV (models 650 and 542) PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN: In certain vintages of Merlin IV venders, bridging may occur with some 20 ounce bottles. In the event this occurs, this anti-bridging kit should alleviate the issue. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 398 … [Read more...]

397. Optimized Placement of Bimetal Switch

SUBJECT: Optimized Placement of Bimetal Switch REVISION: 02 MODELS: Freezer PURPOSE OF THIS BULLETIN: On Royal Vendors Freezers with serial numbers 201518RA00054 and before, the bimetal switch in the refrigeration assembly was placed on the 1/4" line going into the expansion valve, which may not allow the cabinet to pull down to the correct temperature. This bulletin explains the procedure … [Read more...]

396. Enabling the Battery on the Health Timer Freezer Controller

SUBJECT: Enabling the Battery on the Health Timer Freezer Controller REVISION: 00 MODELS: Health Safety Freezer REASON FOR BULLETIN: The Health Safety Freezer Controller's backup battery is disabled when not installed in the Freezer to preserve its shelf life. Failure to enable the battery will cause the door lock mechanism to stay in the locked position in the event the Freezer loses … [Read more...]

395. LED Conversion Kit Installation in GIII Plus Venders

SUBJECT: LED Conversion Kit Installation in GIII Plus Venders REVISION: 03 MODELS: GIII Plus INTRODUCTION: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting GIII Plus venders built with T8 fluorescent lighting to a newer 24-volt LED lighting system. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 395 … [Read more...]

394. Vend Motor Harness Clip Installation

SUBJECT: Vend Motor Harness Clip Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: KO Merlin BACKGROUND: Some KO Merlin venders were produced without P-clips to secure the vend motor harness. On these venders, it is possible for the product chute to scrape the harness, which can cut through the outer insulation of the harness over time and cause it to fail. This bulletin explains the procedure for … [Read more...]

393. Left-hand Cooler Door Hinge Installation

SUBJECT: Left-hand Cooler Door Hinge Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All Cooler models INFORMATION: This bulletin describes the procedure for changing the hinge from the right side to the left side on a Royal Vendors Cooler. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 393 … [Read more...]

392. GIII Control Board Troubleshooting

SUBJECT: GIII Control Board Troubleshooting REVISION: 00 MODELS: All GIII models BACKGROUND: This job aid guides you through the steps to troubleshoot a vender's main controller board, including power supply, refrigeration, chute sensor, multi-drop bus (MDB), etc. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 392 … [Read more...]

391. Clear Board Cover Installation on GIII Venders

SUBJECT: Clear Board Cover Installation on GIII Venders REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII, GIII Plus BACKGROUND: A new clear board cover has been designed for use in GIII and GIII Plus venders to replace the black Kydex® cover that was previously used. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 391 … [Read more...]

390. New Logic Board and Cup Sensor Installation

SUBJECT: New Logic Board and Cup Sensor Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG REASON FOR BULLETIN: The infrared emitter that is part of the cup sensor emitter board on RVV NG venders produced before serial numbers beginning 201427PA is no longer produced. Therefore, a new emitter is in use on current-production boards, which renders these new boards incompatible with older infrared … [Read more...]

389. Enabling the Battery on the Health Timer Controller

SUBJECT: Enabling the Battery on the Health Timer Controller REVISION: 00 MODELS: Health Safety Cooler REASON FOR BULLETIN: The Health Safety Controller's backup battery is disabled when not installed in the Cooler to preserve its shelf life. Failure to enable the battery will cause the door lock mechanism to stay in the locked position in the event the Cooler loses power. This bulletin … [Read more...]

388. Coin Slot Hole Blocker Installation

SUBJECT: Coin Slot Hole Blocker Installation REVISION: 01 MODELS: CCIV, GIII Plus, RVV 500 (non-ADA) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing the coin slot hole blocker, which prevents customers from inserting coins in venders with whole-dollar sales prices or card-only sales. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 388 … [Read more...]

378. T12 to Low-power LED Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: T12 to Low-power LED Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII Landscape venders with T12 flourescent lighting REASON FOR BULLETIN: This bulletin explains the process for converting old T12 fluorescent lighting to a newer 24-volt LED lighting system in the GIII Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 378 … [Read more...]

377. T12 to T8 Lighting Kit Installation (220-240 VAC 50 Hz models)

SUBJECT: T12 to T8 Lighting Kit Installation (220-240 VAC 50 Hz models) REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII Landscape venders with T12 flourescent lighting REASON FOR BULLETIN: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing T8 fluorescent lighting in 220-240 volt AC GIII venders that were manufactured with old-style T12 flourescent lighting. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 377 … [Read more...]

376. GIII Landscape Coin Slider Kit Installation

SUBJECT: GIII Landscape Coin Slider Kit Installation REVISION: 01 MODELS: GIII Landscape PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing a coin insert slider kit in the GIII Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 376 … [Read more...]

375. Health Safety Cooler to Standard Cooler Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Health Safety Cooler to Standard Cooler Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: Health Coolers PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting the Royal Vendors Health Cooler to a standard cooler for non-perishable product use. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 375 … [Read more...]

370. Main Door Stop Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Main Door Stop Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All conventional venders with rocker-type door switch PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing the main door stop kit, which is designed to secure the vender's door to keep it from swinging farther out than desired. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 370 … [Read more...]

368. Rodent Guard Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Rodent Guard Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII ADA venders PURPOSE: The rodent guard kit is designed to block and prevent small vermin from entering the vender. This bulletin explains the procedure for installing this kit. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 368 … [Read more...]

364. T12 to LED Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: T12 to LED Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII venders with T12 fluorescent lighting (115 VAC, 60 Hz models only) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the process for converting old T12 fluorescent lighting to a newer LED lighting system in the GIII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 364 … [Read more...]

359. GIII Plus Validator Adapter Plate Installation

SUBJECT: GIII Plus Validator Adapter Plate Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All GIII Plus models PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing the Validator Adapter Plate, which allows for the installation of both a bill validator and a card reader in the GIII Plus venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 359 … [Read more...]

354. LCD in GIII Plus Venders

SUBJECT: LCD in GIII Plus Venders REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII Plus PURPOSE: Royal Vendors is in the process of upgrading the traditional four-character LED display to a more feature-rich 2-line by 20-character LCD in the GIII Plus venders. This new display is a more consumer- and service personnel-friendly device which vastly improves machine messaging and provides a platform for future … [Read more...]

353. Column Conversion to Accomodate 12 oz Cans in Merlin RB

SUBJECT: Column Conversion to Accomodate 12 oz Cans in Merlin RB REVISION: 00 MODELS: Merlin RB PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting column 4 in the Merlin RB vender to accomodate 12 oz (355 mL) cans. NOTE: This bulletin applies only to column 4. Columns 1-3 are more narrow and cannot accomodate the 12 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 353 … [Read more...]

352. GIII Plus / Merlin IV Plus Lock Cover Installation

SUBJECT: GIII Plus / Merlin IV Plus Lock Cover Installation REVISION: 02 MODELS: GIII Plus, Merlin IV Plus (804, 768, 660, 650, 550, 542 with serial numbers beginning 201126 and higher) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a lock cover on the GIII Plus and Merlin IV Plus venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 352 … [Read more...]

351. Evaporator Fan Motor Grille Spacer Installation in RVV 500

SUBJECT: Evaporator Fan Motor Grille Spacer Installation in RVV 500 REVISION: 01 MODELS: RVV 500 (115 VAC models only) BACKGROUND INFORMATION: The energy-efficient evaporator fan motor has been redesigned for improved moisture resistance. As a result, the fan assembly is now slightly thicker, requiring the replacement of the original grille spacers with longer ones in RVV 500s built prior to … [Read more...]

350. Extended Delivery Detector Cover Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Extended Delivery Detector Cover Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV 500 ADA (Coca-Cola) PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing the extended delivery detector cover on the Coca-Cola RVV 500 ADA vender. This extended cover is designed to deflect water away from the detector board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 350 … [Read more...]

348. RVV 500 Vertical Elevator Rail Replacement

SUBJECT: RVV 500 Vertical Elevator Rail Replacement REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV 500 PURPOSE: Some defective vertical elevator rails were discovered which may rust prematurely. This rust does not affect function, but could be unsightly. This bulletin describes the most efficient procedure for replacing these rails. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 348 … [Read more...]

346. Cooler Caster Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Cooler Caster Kit Installation REVISION: 02 MODELS: Royal Vendors Coolers PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing caster kits on Royal Vendors Coolers. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 346 … [Read more...]

344. RVV Cleaning

SUBJECT: RVV Cleaning REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV 500 PURPOSE: In some RVV 500 venders, a white powdery substance has been found. Tests have shown this powder to be hydrated aluminium oxide and magnesium chlorate, both non-hazardous materials. This bulletin explains the procedure for cleaning the venders in which this powder is present. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 344 … [Read more...]

343. Reorientation of Metal Evaporator Fan Motor

SUBJECT: Reorientation of Metal Evaporator Fan Motor REVISION: 01 MODELS: RVV 500 PURPOSE: In some RVV 500 venders built from September 2010 until March 2011, moisture from condensation could get inside the evaporator fan motors through the opening for the power cord. Beginning in March 2011, the orientation of the fan motors in the vender was changed to prevent this moisture from getting … [Read more...]

341. RVV 500 Enclosed Coin Cup Kit Installation

SUBJECT: RVV 500 Enclosed Coin Cup Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV 500 PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing the RVV 500 Enclosed Coin Cup Kit. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 341 … [Read more...]

340. Port Block Installation

SUBJECT: Port Block Installation REVISION: 01 MODELS: RVV 500 PURPOSE: The port block kit is designed to prevent vandals from being able to reach into the vender through the port bin and the sliding door to steal products. This bulletin describes the procedure for installing the kit. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 340 … [Read more...]

338. Narrow to Wide CDC Port Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Narrow to Wide CDC Port Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: 804, 660 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting narrow port CDC venders to wide port. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 338 … [Read more...]

336. RDP Antenna Placement

SUBJECT: RDP Antenna Placement REVISION: 00 MODELS: All models PURPOSE: When installing an RDP unit in venders, it is imperative that the unit's antennas be placed correctly. Failure to do so can cause signal interference with several other components of the vender, including the chute sensor. This bulletin describes the correct placement of these antennas. Download PDF: Service Bulletin … [Read more...]

334. 3D Vis Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: 3D Vis Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII Landscape and Chameleon (Wide Port CDC only) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting the GIII Landscape- and Chameleon-front venders to the 3D Vis-style door. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 334 … [Read more...]

332. Membrane Switch Keypad Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Membrane Switch Keypad Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for replacing the older RVV 500 touchpad with the newer membrane-switch keypad. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 332 … [Read more...]

331. EMS Motion Sensor Installation

SUBJECT: EMS Motion Sensor Installation REVISION: 01 MODELS: GIII with EMS Software PURPOSE: Beginning with serial week 201135, all new GIII venders (804, 660, and 550 models) will be manufactured with the Energy Management System (EMS) installed. Venders built before 201135 may be retrofitted with EMS. This bulletin explains the procedure for installing the motion sensor for use with the … [Read more...]

329. Piezoresistive Chute Sensor Installation

SUBJECT: Piezoresistive Chute Sensor Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All conventional venders PURPOSE: Beginning with vender serial number 201030BA00001, the older-style chute sensor has been replaced by a piezoresistive sensor. This bulletin explains the procedure for installing the newer sensor in place of the original-style sensor. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 329 … [Read more...]

328. RVV NG ADA Changer Guard Kit Installation

SUBJECT: RVV NG ADA Changer Guard Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG with ADA door PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a changer guard kit in RVV 500 venders with ADA-compliant doors. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 328 … [Read more...]

327. RVV NG ADA Validator Security Door Installation

SUBJECT: RVV NG ADA Validator Security Door Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG with ADA door PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a validator security door in RVV 500 venders with ADA-compliant doors. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 327 … [Read more...]

322. Incorrect Evaporator Fan Motors in Australian RVV 500s

SUBJECT: Incorrect Evaporator Fan Motors in Australian RVV 500s REVISION: 00 MODELS: Australian RVV 500s PURPOSE: Some RVV 500s built for use in Australia may have had incorrect evaporator fan motors installed in them (115 VAC instead of 230 VAC). This bulletin identifies the incorrect fan motors. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 322 … [Read more...]

321. New Controller Service Mode Button

SUBJECT: New Controller Service Mode Button REVISION: 00 MODELS: All current-production venders PURPOSE: The service mode buttons on the Coinco controllers have changed. Previously, from 2002 (KO controllers) or the mid-1990s (all other venders) until early 2010, the service mode button was a blue, round disk. The newer controllers have a blue or tan cylinder-style button. The function of … [Read more...]

320. RVV 500 ADA Port Assembly Replacement

SUBJECT: T12 to Low-power LED Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV 500 with ADA Port Assembly PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to replace the Port Assembly on the newer-style ADA-compliant RVV 500. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 320 … [Read more...]

316. Evaporator Fan Relay Kit Installation (Tier 2)

SUBJECT: Evaporator Fan Relay Kit Installation (Tier 2) REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII, Merlin IV, TDV PURPOSE: This kit will allow an ENERGY STAR® Tier 1 evaporator fan (serial numbers beginning 200211 to 200721) to be turned on and off by the vender's controller, so that it will be operated equally to a Tier 2-compliant fan. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 316 … [Read more...]

315. Energy Star® Tier 2 Temperature Sensor Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Energy Star® Tier 2 Temperature Sensor Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 01 MODELS: All conventional venders PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the process for converting older non-Energy Star or Energy Star Tier 1 venders to the newer Energy Star Tier 2 standard for refrigeration control. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 315 … [Read more...]

314. DEX Harness Installation for KO Controllers

SUBJECT: DEX Harness Installation for KO Controllers REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII / TDV models with KO Controller PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an internal or external DEX jack, as well as remote mode button switch, in venders with KO controllers, separate from the jack or mode button on the control board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 314 … [Read more...]

312. Pepsi Fascia Template Kit Instructions

SUBJECT: Pepsi Fascia Template Kit Instructions REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG (Pepsi only) PURPOSE: The fascia mounting holes on older RVV NG Pepsi doors (manufactured before Fall 2009) do not align with newer Pepsi fascia. This bulletin explains how to mount the newer fascia on older doors. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 312 … [Read more...]

309. Coin Cup Security Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Coin Cup Security Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: The Coin Cup Security Kit is designed to prevent vandalism to the vender's coin cup and coin box assemblies by using a more heavy-gauge metal than the original installation. This bulletin describes the procedure for installing this kit. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 309 … [Read more...]

308. RVV 500 Plus Port Assembly Upgrade Kit Installation Instructions

SUBJECT: RVV 500 Plus Port Assembly Upgrade Kit Installation Instructions REVISION: 03 MODELS: RVV 500 PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing the RVV 500 Plus Port Assembly in place of the older non-Plus assembly. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 308 … [Read more...]

307. Incorrect Bar Code Readings

SUBJECT: Incorrect Bar Code Readings REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII, RVV NG (Coca-Cola only) PURPOSE: When scanning the bar codes on vender serial plates and asset tags of Coca-Cola venders built from June 2009 to August 2009, the information may not be read correctly. This bulletin describes the problem in detail, along with the recommended solution to this issue. Download PDF: Service … [Read more...]

306. RVV NG Fluorescent Lampholders

SUBJECT: RVV NG Fluorescent Lampholders REVISION: 00 MODELS: All RVV NG with Fluorescent Lamps (115 VAC 60 Hz models) PURPOSE: Two styles of lampholders have been used for the fluorescent lighting system in 115 VAC 60 Hz models of RVV NGs. The two styles are not interchangeable, but both styles are still available as service parts from Royal Vendors. The change from the older style to the … [Read more...]

303. X-axis Harness Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: X-axis Harness Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: The original one-piece X-axis harness assembly, leading from the DMC board to the product cup on the RVV NG, has been replaced by a newer three-piece harness system. The original harness is still available as a service part; however, it can be converted to the newer-style harnessing. This bulletin … [Read more...]

302. LED Conversion Kit Installation (RVV NG / RVV Gen II)

SUBJECT: LED Conversion Kit Installation (RVV NG / RVV Gen II) REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG, RVV Gen II PURPOSE: This bulletin describes how to convert from fluorescent lighting to more energy-efficient LED lighting in the RVV NG and RVV Gen II venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 302 … [Read more...]

301. Defective GFCI Harnesses

SUBJECT: Defective GFCI Harnesses REVISION: 00 MODELS: All models IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Royal Vendors, Inc., has recently identified some defective Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor (GFCI) power cords manufactured by Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. Approximately 10% of venders manufactured by Royal Vendors from late January 2009 through the first week of March 2009 may have these faulty … [Read more...]

298. Interlock Upgrade Kit Installation Instructions

SUBJECT: Interlock Upgrade Kit Installation Instructions REVISION: 02 MODELS: RVV 500 PURPOSE: Some RVV 500 models may experience locking of the port box due to customers continuously trying to open the product bin prior to delivery of the product to the port box. A kit has been developed to relieve this type of activity so that the interlock will not lock prematurely. Download … [Read more...]

296. 1.0 kVA Transformer Kit Installation

SUBJECT: 1.0 kVA Transformer Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII, Merlin IV, RVV NG PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing the 1.0 kVA transformer in a standard 115 VAC 60 Hz vender to convert it for use in a 230 VAC 60 Hz location. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 296 … [Read more...]

295. Intermittent Fuse Assembly Failure on RVV 500

SUBJECT: Intermittent Fuse Assembly Failure on RVV 500 REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG 500 PURPOSE: Due to a faulty spring in the bayonet-style fuse assembly, a limited amount of RVV NG 500 venders may experience intermittent power failures. This spring has been modified to prevent this type of failure from occuring in the future. This issue is believed to pertain to a small number of venders … [Read more...]

294. Cup Floor Breakage on RVV 500

SUBJECT: Cup Floor Breakage on RVV 500 REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG 500 PURPOSE: Due to a moulded component issue, a limited amount of RVV NG 500 product cup floors may have breakage. Royal Vendors, Inc., and Coin Acceptors, Inc., have identified the cause, and the moulding process has been modified to prevent this breakage from occuring in the future. This issue is believed to pertain to a … [Read more...]

293. Installation of the RVV 500 Coin Chute Support Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV 500 Coin Chute Support Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG 500 PURPOSE: The Coin Chute Support Assembly was designed to prevent vandalism to the coin chute on the RVV NG 500 model vender. This bulletin describes the procedure for installing this kit. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 293 … [Read more...]

292. Installation of the RVV IEC Ballast Assembly

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV IEC Ballast Assembly REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG (230 VAC models) PURPOSE: The seven-connector 220-240 volt electronic ballast that was originally used in the international RVV NGs has been replaced by a four-connector electronic ballast. The assembly for this new ballast is shipped from Royal Vendors in two distinct sections: the lamp harnessing (including … [Read more...]

291. Software Update to Correct GIII KO Chute Sensor Function

SUBJECT: Software Update to Correct GIII KO Chute Sensor Function REVISION: 00 MODELS: All GIII models with KO control boards PURPOSE: Royal Vendors has recently found that some customers with equipment built from mid-2007 to mid-2008 had chute sensors that would not properly adjust, causing double vending of bottles. In most cases, replacing the chute sensor seems to remedy this problem, … [Read more...]

289. Installation of the External Hole Cover Plate Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the External Hole Cover Plate Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: Mt Franklin RVV NG 500 venders (Australian models only) PURPOSE: Some Mt Franklin RVV NG 500 venders built in early 2008 had an incorrectly placed mounting hole for the Harvest system aerial. A carriage bolt was installed in the incorrect hole as a temporary measure. A kit was designed to replace the carriage … [Read more...]

288. North American Daylight Saving Time Update

SUBJECT: North American Daylight Saving Time Update REVISION: 00 MODELS: MOST (see bulletin) PURPOSE: Effective the 1st of July, 2007, all Royal Vendors controllers in current production are compliant with the new regulations concerning Daylight Saving Time (DST) in North America. This bulletin describes the correct procedure for updating certain controllers which are already in the market … [Read more...]

287. Installation of the RVV Card Reader Adapter Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV Card Reader Adapter Kit REVISION: 02 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: Beginning in September 2007 (Coca-Cola equipment) and November 2007 (all other brands), all new RVV models are designed to accommodate a separate bill validator and card reader. This bulletin describes the procedure for installing the RVV Card Reader Adapter Kit, which allows for the installation of … [Read more...]

286. RVV 500 Refrigeration Issue

SUBJECT: RVV 500 Refrigeration Issue REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV 500 PURPOSE: In the last several months, Royal Vendors has seen an increase in refrigeration-related failures on the RVV 500. Royal Vendors has identified the issue to be related to the expansion valve. Failure of this valve to function properly can cause the software to shut down the refrigeration system due to insufficient … [Read more...]

285. Energy Star Tier 2 Compliant Control Boards

SUBJECT: Energy Star Tier 2 Compliant Control Boards REVISION: 02 MODELS: All USA / Canadian venders (except RVV NG) PURPOSE: Effective 1 July 2007, most new Royal Vendors equipment manufactured for use in the USA (including Puerto Rico) and Canada are Energy Star Tier 2-qualified. All Tier 2-qualified equipment can be identified by the placement of the temperature sensor directly below the … [Read more...]

284. 20+ Vend Motors

SUBJECT: T12 to Low-power LED Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All 20+ (TDV) venders PURPOSE: 20+ (TDV) Venders have two different vend motors installed: a low-torque motor, for all front columns; and a high-torque motor, for all rear columns. These two motor types are NOT interchangeable. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 284 … [Read more...]

283. GFCI Main Wiring Harness Implementation

SUBJECT: GFCI Main Wiring Harness Implementation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All venders built for use in the USA (including Puerto Rico) and Canada PURPOSE: Effective April 2007, all new venders are required to have a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) built into the main wiring harness coming from the power source (wall outlet). This change has been legally mandated by Underwriters … [Read more...]

282. RVV NG Changer Guard Kit Installation

SUBJECT: RVV NG Changer Guard Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG with T-handle Lock PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing the Changer Guard Kit, which provides protection from vandalism for the changer in the RVV NG. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 282 … [Read more...]

281. Installation of the Bottom Door Stop Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the Bottom Door Stop Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG KO (except Australia) PURPOSE: The bottom door stop was designed as a replacement for the top door stop, which could damage vender fascia. The door stop allows the vender's door to open only a certain distance so that the vender's harnessing is not overstretched. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 281 … [Read more...]

279. Incorrect Refrigerant Charge on Vender Serial Plate

SUBJECT: Incorrect Refrigerant Charge on Vender Serial Plate REVISION: 00 MODELS: Australian RVV NG PURPOSE: On the vender serial plates of some RVV NGs built for export to Australia, the refrigerant charge quantity is listed incorrectly. On these units, the charge is listed as “0.17 kg” instead of the correct charge, 0.23 kg. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 279 … [Read more...]

278. RVV NG IEC Wiring / Label Checklist

SUBJECT: RVV NG IEC Wiring / Label Checklist REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG 230 VAC 50 Hz models PURPOSE: This bulletin is provided as a checklist for the placements of decals, etc., provided as safety measures on all 230 VAC 50 Hz models of the RVV NG, as shown in the following pictures. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 278 … [Read more...]

277. Installation of the Bottom Door Stop Assembly

SUBJECT: Installation of the Bottom Door Stop Assembly REVISION: 00 MODELS: Cold Drink RVV NG PURPOSE: Some Cold Drink models of the RVV NG do not have a door stop installed. On those venders, it is possible for the vender’s door to open far enough to create a strain on the vender’s harnessing. This bulletin describes the procedure for installing a door stop assembly on these … [Read more...]

276. RVV NG Shelf Relocation

SUBJECT: RVV NG Shelf Relocation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: Some very tall packages may not be vendible on the top shelf of the RVV NG. In order to be able to vend these very tall packages on all shelves, the shelves must be systematically lowered. This bulletin explains the correct procedure for lowering the shelves. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 276 … [Read more...]

275. Installation of the RVV NG Spring Cover Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV NG Spring Cover Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: The RVV NG Spring Cover Kit was developed to prevent the port slide springs from being ripped out during vandalism attempts. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing this kit. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 275 … [Read more...]

274. Installation of the RVV NG Milk Conversion Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV NG Milk Conversion Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: Before loading perishable items in the RVV Next Generation vender (RVV NG), a health safety sensor must be installed and enabled. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing the RVV NG Milk Conversion Kit, which includes this health safety sensor. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 274 … [Read more...]

273. Installation of the RVV NG Validator Security Door

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV NG Validator Security Door REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing the validator security door kit in the RVV NG. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 273 … [Read more...]

272. Override Switch Kit for RVV NG

SUBJECT: Override Switch Kit for RVV NG REVISION: 01 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an override key switch kit in the RVV NG. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 272 … [Read more...]

271. Merlin RB Lock Cover Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Merlin RB Lock Cover Kit Installation REVISION: 01 MODELS: Merlin RB PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the correct procedure for installing the Merlin RB Lock Cover Kit, which prevents vandals from drilling into the T-handle lock cylinder. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 271 … [Read more...]

270. Port Latch Replacement

SUBJECT: Port Latch Replacement REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV NG PURPOSE: Some RVV NG port latches may have burrs on them that prevent them from sliding efficiently, allowing the port door to become stuck in the open position. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for replacing the port latch. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 270 … [Read more...]

269. Removal and Replacement of the RVV NG Product Cup

SUBJECT: Removal and Replacement of the RVV NG Product Cup REVISION: 01 MODELS: All RVV NG venders PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the proper procedure for removing and replacing the product cup on the RVV 500. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 269 … [Read more...]

268. Replacement of RVV NG KO Door Fascia

SUBJECT: Replacement of RVV NG KO Door Fascia REVISION: 01 MODELS: RVV NG KO venders PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the proper procedure for replacing the fascia on the Royal Vision Vender Next Generation (RVV NG). Download PDF: Service Bulletin 268 … [Read more...]

267. Refrigeration Issues Caused By Control Board Battery Replacement

SUBJECT: Refrigeration Issues Caused By Control Board Battery Replacement REVISION: 00 MODELS: All Venders with Electronic Refrigeration PURPOSE: Replacing a control board battery could affect the calibration of the vender’s temperature sensor, causing evaporator freeze-ups or warm product. This bulletin explains the corrective procedure for this issue. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 267 … [Read more...]

265. Installation of the RVV Inner Door Seal Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV Inner Door Seal Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV PURPOSE: Some Royal Vision Venders (RVV) may have air leaks which will cause freezing in and around the evaporator area. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for sealing these areas. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 265 … [Read more...]

264. Misaligned Cell Setup Decals

SUBJECT: Misaligned Cell Setup Decals REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV PURPOSE: On a limited number of RVV’s, the cell setup decal may be misaligned. Misaligned decals will cause incorrect cell settings for individual products, resulting in vending errors. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 264 … [Read more...]

263. RVV X-axis Home Switch Cover Interference (Model 400 only)

SUBJECT: RVV X-axis Home Switch Cover Interference REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV 400 PURPOSE: A limited number of Royal Vision Venders prior to serial number 200511MAXXXXX may experience interference between the X-axis home switch cover and the profile gasket on the refrigeration door. This interference could cause the elevator cup to not find its X-axis home position. When this occurs, the … [Read more...]

262. Royal Vision Vender Software Enhancement (Model 400 only)

SUBJECT: Royal Vision Vender Software Enhancement REVISION: 01 MODELS: RVV 400 PURPOSE: A limited number of venders have exhibited an out-of-service condition caused by various setup- and cell-related issues. This new software will greatly increase the performance of the vender. (This is a no-charge item.) NOTE: This software should only be installed in venders with serial numbers … [Read more...]

261. Installation of the RVV Override Key Switch Kit (Model 400 only)

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV Override Key Switch Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV 400 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an override key switch kit in the RVV 400. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 261 … [Read more...]

260. Faulty Magnets in GIII Vend Chains

SUBJECT: Faulty Magnets in GIII Vend Chains REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII PURPOSE: Some GIII vend chains produced for service parts were found in the field to have faulty magnets. NOTE: This bulletin only concerns vend chains produced for service parts, not the original chains installed in the venders at the factory. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 260 … [Read more...]

259. Override Switch Kit for the HVV Controller

SUBJECT: Override Switch Kit for the HVV Controller REVISION: 00 MODELS: HVV PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an override switch kit in the HVV. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 259 … [Read more...]

257. Installation of the RVV Upgrade Kit (Model 400 only)

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV Upgrade Kit REVISION: 01 MODELS: RVV 400 PURPOSE: Original versions of the Royal Vision Vender (RVV) do not include some items which are now standard. This bulletin describes the procedure for updating this older equipment. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 257 … [Read more...]

256. Installation of the Hall Effect Sensor (Model 400 only)

SUBJECT: Installation of the Hall Effect Sensor REVISION: 02 MODELS: RVV PURPOSE: Beginning with serial number 200424MA00001, all model 400 Royal Vision Venders (RVV) have a Hall Effect sensor for detection of product in the elevator cup, instead of the microswitch used on older RVVs. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for converting from the older microswitch to the Hall Effect … [Read more...]

255. RVV Software Upgrade Kit Installation (Model 400 only)

SUBJECT: RVV Software Upgrade Kit Installation (Model 400 only) REVISION: 01 MODELS: RVV (control boards lower than 4.268 software revision) PURPOSE: When upgrading the software on RVV control boards with software revisions lower than 4.268, it is necessary to not only change the controller chip on the control board, but also to move the product sensing switch. This bulletin describes the … [Read more...]

254. Wall Spacer Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Wall Spacer Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV (Serial number 200441MA00001 and after) PURPOSE: The Wall Spacer Kit was designed to prevent the RVV from being pushed all the way against a wall, allowing for air flow to the rear of the refrigeration area. Without air circulation in this area, the vender’s refrigeration unit cannot work properly. Download PDF: Service … [Read more...]

253. Replacing the Glass Panel

SUBJECT: Replacing the Glass Panel REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the proper procedure for replacing the glass panel on the Royal Vision Vender (RVV). Download PDF: Service Bulletin 253 … [Read more...]

252. Installing the Shorter T-handle Stud

SUBJECT: Installing the Shorter T-handle Stud REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV PURPOSE: The Shorter T-handle Stud was designed for installation in Royal Vision Venders (RVV) before serial number 200419MA00001 to lessen the number of turns needed to completely shut and seal the door. This bulletin explains the proper procedure for installing this stud. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 252 … [Read more...]

251. Installation of the Merlin Packaging Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the Merlin Packaging Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: Merlin IV, Milk PURPOSE: Before shipping and storing the Merlin venders, the Merlin Packaging Kit should be installed to prevent damage to the venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 251 … [Read more...]

249. Installation of the RVV Lock Cover Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV Lock Cover Kit REVISION: 02 MODELS: RVV, RVV NG, RVV Gen II PURPOSE: Installing a lock cover helps to prevent vandalism and deter theft. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing a lock cover kit on the RVV and the RVV NG. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 249 … [Read more...]

248. Installation of the RVV Milk Conversion Kit (Model 400 only)

SUBJECT: Installation of the RVV Milk Conversion Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: RVV (Model 400 only) PURPOSE: Before loading perishable items in the Royal Vision Vender (RVV), a health safety sensor must be installed and enabled. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing the RVV Milk Conversion Kit, which includes this health safety sensor. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 248 … [Read more...]

247. Quick Release Main Wiring Harness Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Quick Release Main Wiring Harness Kit Installation REVISION: 02 MODELS: Most Royal Vendors, Dixie-Narco, and Vendo models (115 VAC) PURPOSE: The Quick Release Main Wiring Harness Kits are designed to replace several different Royal Vendors, Dixie-Narco, and Vendo OEM main wiring harnesses. Four kits are available for replacing the original main wiring harnesses. The Universal kit … [Read more...]

246. Port Shield Installation

SUBJECT: Port Shield Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All CCR models PURPOSE: The CCR port shield is designed to prevent vandalism by adding reinforcement to the vender’s port panel. This bulletin describes the proper installation procedure for this part. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 246 … [Read more...]

245. Merlin Electrical Noise Filter Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Merlin Electrical Noise Filter Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: Merlin IV, Milk Merchandiser, and EZ Vender with Multi-Layer control board PURPOSE: Due to electromagnetic noise, on some Merlin IV, Milk Merchandiser, and EZ Venders with Multi-Layer control boards it may appear difficult or impossible to adjust the delivery chute sensor’s sensitivity. These boards also may have a … [Read more...]

244. Retrofitting Merlin Venders with T8 Lighting

SUBJECT: Retrofitting Merlin Venders with T8 Lighting REVISION: 01 MODELS: Merlin IV, TDV, Milk, EZ Vender (beginning s/n 1601XX, except Live Display venders) PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the proper procedure for retrofitting the T8 lighting system in venders which were originally built with T12 lighting. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 244 … [Read more...]

243. Version 41.xx Chip Replacement

SUBJECT: Version 41.xx Chip Replacement REVISION: 00 MODELS: Merlin IV with Versatile Control Board (Revision 41.xx) PURPOSE: This bulletin shows the correct procedure for replacing the Merlin IV Rev. 41.XX (Versatile control board) EEPROM chip. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 243 … [Read more...]

242. Incorrect Vending In 20+ Due To Bad Optic Sensor Boards

SUBJECT: Incorrect Vending In 20+ Due To Bad Optic Sensor Boards REVISION: 00 MODELS: All 20+ Models PURPOSE: Some 20+ Venders built prior to 200341 may have the potential of multi-vends (multiple drinks for one purchase) or no-vends (stealing money), due to bad optic sensor boards. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 242 … [Read more...]

241. CCR Board Cover Kit Installation

SUBJECT: CCR Board Cover Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: All CCR models PURPOSE: Marketing Venders (CCR) placed in outside locations may leak water inside the door during heavy rains. This kit is designed to ensure that the control board will not become wet. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 241 … [Read more...]

240. Incorrect Depth Setting on HVV

SUBJECT: Incorrect Depth Setting on HVV REVISION: 00 MODELS: Merlin HVV (models 768-12 and 650-12) PURPOSE: When vending bottles in Merlin HVV (before serial number 200336FA00001), there is a potential for false sold-out conditions. This was caused by a programming error in the set-up software used by Royal Vendors for menu customization. It has now been corrected. This problem is easily … [Read more...]

239. Flavor Card Holder Kit Installation (Live Display)

SUBJECT: Flavor Card Holder Kit Installation (Live Display) REVISION: 00 MODELS: Merlin IV Live Display (RVDVE650-10 models) PURPOSE: This kit is designed to allow flavor cards to be installed in the Live Display vender. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 239 … [Read more...]

238. Bottle Lift Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Bottle Lift Kit Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: Merlin HVV PURPOSE: This kit is designed to prevent bottles from standing up before they exit the port door. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 238 … [Read more...]

237. Anti-static Harness Bag

SUBJECT: Anti-static Harness Bag REVISION: 00 MODELS: HVV PURPOSE: Beginning with serial number 200324FA00001, an anti-static bag is used to cover the wiring connections at the bottom of the HVV’s main door. The purpose of this bag is to protect the harnessing from moisture. It is very important to replace this bag if it has been removed for any reason. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 237 … [Read more...]

236. Electrical Noise Filter Harness Installation

SUBJECT: Electrical Noise Filter Harness Installation REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII venders with KO control board PURPOSE: With some KO control boards in venders built before 6 March 2003, it may appear difficult or impossible to adjust the delivery chute sensor’s sensitivity due to electrical noise. The noise filter harness should alleviate this problem. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 236 … [Read more...]

235. Installation of the Port Vandal Guard Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of the Port Vandal Guard Kit REVISION: 00 MODELS: Marketing and Narrow-Port Landscape GIII PURPOSE: This kit is designed to prevent vandalism of the vender by reaching in through the port area. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 235 … [Read more...]

234. Universal Caster Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Universal Caster Kit Installation REVISION: 02 MODELS: All venders (not coolers) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing the Universal Caster Kit on all vender models. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 234 … [Read more...]

233. Retrofitting Coke Venders with T8 Lighting

SUBJECT: Retrofitting Coke Venders with T8 Lighting REVISION: 02 MODELS: All venders with Coke-style doors (115 VAC only) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for upgrading the old-style T12 lighting system to the newer, more energy-efficient T8 lighting system. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 233 … [Read more...]

232. Installation of a Plastic Anti-Bridging Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of a Plastic Anti-Bridging Kit REVISION: 01 MODELS: Merlin IV, Milk Merchandiser PURPOSE: To reduce the problems associated with product “bridging.” Download PDF: Service Bulletin 232 … [Read more...]

231. Installation of the Energy Efficient Evaporator Fan Motor Assembly

SUBJECT: Installation of the Energy Efficient Evaporator Fan Motor Assembly REVISION: 05 MODELS: GIII, Merlin IV PURPOSE: This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing the Energy Efficient Evaporator Fan Motor Assembly. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 231 … [Read more...]

229. KO Controller Conversion Kit Installation

SUBJECT: KO Controller Conversion Kit Installation REVISION: 04 MODELS: GII, GIII PURPOSE: Beginning the last week of November 2001, the GIII EVS control board was replaced with the new GIII KO control board in production. The KO board is also available for retrofitting in the older GII and GIII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 229 … [Read more...]

228. Installation of New Counterclockwise Evaporator Fan Motor Assembly

SUBJECT: Installation of New Counterclockwise Evaporator Fan Motor Assembly REVISION: 02 MODELS: All Venders PURPOSE: Starting with serial number 200140BAxxxxx, the older evaporator fan motor assembly was replaced with a newer evaporator fan motor assembly. The older assembly turned clockwise, whereas the new one turns counterclockwise. For this reason, the two are not interchangeable … [Read more...]

227. Installation of Four-Prong Refrigeration Relay

SUBJECT: Installation of Four-Prong Refrigeration Relay REVISION: 03 MODELS: All GIII venders PURPOSE: The old refrigeration relay (p/n 836065) has been replaced in production with a new, smaller relay. This change was effective on serial numbers 200145xxxxxxx and higher. This new relay is identified by having four prongs instead of the six prongs on the older relay (see illustration below). … [Read more...]

226. Installing an old-style door on a new-style (29″ base) cabinet

SUBJECT: Installing an old-style door on a new-style (29" base) cabinet REVISION: 03 MODELS: GIII Landscape PURPOSE: Beginning the 1st of April, 2001, all GIII venders have a new 29” base. As a result of the new base, the position of the levelling legs has changed and the hinges are modified. This bulletin is to show how to hang an old-style door on the new style 29" base … [Read more...]

225. U-hinge Retrofit Procedure

SUBJECT: U-hinge Retrofit Procedure REVISION: 02 MODELS: GIII and Merlin IV Wide Venders PURPOSE: This kit was created for retrofitting venders built prior to universal hinge conversion to accept the new universal hinge. The kit is intended to provide additional security in high vandalism areas. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 225 … [Read more...]

224. Installation of an Adjustable Coin Lever Assembly

SUBJECT: Installation of an Adjustable Coin Lever Assembly REVISION: 02 MODELS: All CDC Venders PURPOSE: To retrofit a vender with the new coin return hinge bracket to accommodate different types of coin mechanisms. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 224 … [Read more...]

223. Installation of an Efficiency Relay Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of an Efficiency Relay Kit REVISION: 03 MODELS: 20 Plus, GIII, Merlin IV, Merlin III PURPOSE: An “Energy Saving” kit that allows the main control board to put the vender in a "sleep" mode. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 223 … [Read more...]

222. Free-Hanging H.H.C. Jack Harness Installation

SUBJECT: Free-Hanging H.H.C. Jack Harness Installation REVISION: 02 MODELS: GIII PURPOSE: The Free-Hanging Harness was developed to give better access to the H.H.C. Jack. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 222 … [Read more...]

221. Validator Security Mask Kit

SUBJECT: Validator Security Mask Kit REVISION: 02 MODELS: GIII Landscape and Merlin IV PURPOSE: The Validator Security Mask is designed to protect the validator from the front of the vender and to prevent vandals from prying open the door to access the validator. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 221 … [Read more...]

218. Small Package Vending Kit for the 20 Plus Vender

SUBJECT: Small Package Vending Kit for the 20 Plus Vender REVISION: 00 MODELS: 20 Plus PURPOSE: The 20 Plus vender is manufactured with a standard product stop which can vend an assortment of packages. The small package product stop is broke a little different from standard product stops to reliably vend 2.5” diameter packages. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 218 … [Read more...]

217. Override Switch Kit for the KO Controller

SUBJECT: Override Switch Kit for the KO Controller REVISION: 04 MODELS: Coca-Cola 20 Plus, GIII with KO Controller PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing override key switch kit for use with the KO controller. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 217 … [Read more...]

216. Security Patch Plate for Merlin IV

SUBJECT: Security Patch Plate for Merlin IV REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin IV PURPOSE: These patch plates were designed to repair the security plate and validator openings due to vandalism. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing the kits. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 216 … [Read more...]

215. Vandal Panel Channel Installation

SUBJECT: Vandal Panel Channel Installation REVISION: 03 MODELS: All Venders PURPOSE: Adds additional security to prevent vandals from prying open the vender from the T-handle side, by allowing the outside door vandal panel to slide inside the vandal-panel channel, which removes the "prying" points. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 215 … [Read more...]

214. Installation of an Evaporator Fan Relay Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of an Evaporator Fan Relay Kit REVISION: 04 MODELS: Merlin IV (software 67100-5 and greater), TDV, KO venders PURPOSE: This kit allows the evaporator fan to be turned on and off by the vender's control board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 214 … [Read more...]

212. Installation of a T-Handle Cover Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of a T-Handle Cover Kit REVISION: 01 MODELS: All CDC venders PURPOSE: To add extra protection to the T-handle by enclosing the T-handle housing. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 212 … [Read more...]

211. Installation of a Port Shield

SUBJECT: Installation of a Port Shield REVISION: 01 MODELS: GIII PURPOSE: The port shield prevents vandals from reaching through the port opening with a wire and pulling the chute sensor loose to obtain free product and prevents product storage under delivery chute. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 211 … [Read more...]

210. Installation of a Validator Security Shelf with Guard (MIV)

SUBJECT: Installation of a Validator Security Shelf with Guard (MIV) REVISION: 01 MODELS: MIV Venders (except 72” Non CDC) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a validator security shelf in the Merlin IV vender. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 210 … [Read more...]

209. Conversion of 110-5 liter Vender to vend 0.5L PET Bottles for Spain

SUBJECT: Conversion of 110-5 liter vender to vend 0.5L PET Bottles for Spain REVISION: 00 MODELS: 110-5 Liter PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting the 110-5 liter vender to vend 0.5L PET bottles for Spain. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 209 … [Read more...]

208. Merlin IV Venders Reading “Out of Order” (W2 Jumper)

SUBJECT: Merlin IV Venders Reading “Out of Order” (W2 Jumper) REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin IV PURPOSE: We have experienced a limited number of occurrences concerning a Merlin IV reading "Out of Order"; if your vender exhibits this condition, please follow the instructions in this bulletin. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 208 … [Read more...]

207. Installation of a Validator Security Shelf with Guard

SUBJECT: Installation of a Validator Security Shelf with Guard REVISION: 02 MODELS: GIII Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a validator security shelf in GIII Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 207 … [Read more...]

206. Shims to vend 12 oz. Cans using a 12 oz. Can Rotor in a 16 oz. 3DP Vender

SUBJECT: Shims to vend 12 oz. Cans using a 12 oz. Can Rotor in a 16 oz. 3DP Vender REVISION: 00 MODELS: 16 oz. 3DP Vender PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting a 3DP vender to vend 12 oz. cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 206 … [Read more...]

205. Coin Box Housing Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Coin Box Housing Kit Installation REVISION: 03 MODELS: Non CDC Venders, RVCC(E), RVMC(E), RVCD(E) PURPOSE: To prevent vandals from punching out the coin cup and taking the coins from the coin box. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 205 … [Read more...]

203. Installation of a Cash Bag Guard

SUBJECT: Installation of a Cash Bag Guard REVISION: 00 MODELS: All CDC venders PURPOSE: To reduce cash bag theft through the rear of the vender. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 203 … [Read more...]

201. Reading Out of Order on the Merlin IV (Replacement Chip)

SUBJECT: Reading Out of Order on the Merlin IV (Replacement Chip) REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin IV with Coinco Control Boards PURPOSE: Merlin IV venders that are reading “out of order”; if your board is equipped with a 67100-3 or 67100-4 chip, you can replace the chip. If a 67100-1 or 67100-2 chip is present, the control board (836101) will need to be replaced. Download PDF: Service … [Read more...]

199. Enclosed Coin Cup

SUBJECT: Enclosed Coin Cup REVISION: 01 MODELS: MIV, GIII Landscape CDC Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an enclosed coin cup in Merlin IV and GIII Landscape CDC venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 199 … [Read more...]

198. Installation of Thermally Actuated Interrupt for Magnetek Ballast (856BR006)

SUBJECT: Installation of Thermally Actuated Interrupt for Magnetek Ballast (856BR006) REVISION: 05 MODELS: 220V GIII and MIV PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a interrupt to prevent Magnetek ballasts from overheating. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 198 … [Read more...]

197. Coin Box Clip with Lock (for the Plastic Coin Box)

SUBJECT: Coin Box Clip with Lock (for the Plastic Coin Box) REVISION: 01 MODELS: CDC Venders (MIV, GIII) PURPOSE: The new plastic coin box uses a different lock than the metal coin box. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 197 … [Read more...]

196. Sacajawea Dollar Coin

SUBJECT: Sacajawea Dollar Coin REVISION: 01 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: Some venders may not accept the Sacajawea dollar coin. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 196 … [Read more...]

190. Refrigeration Freeze Up (E.V.S. Software G-III 67121-1 or -2 E-prom Controllers)

SUBJECT: Refrigeration Freeze Up (E.V.S. Software G-III 67121-1 or -2 E-prom Controllers) REVISION: 03 MODELS: GIII venders produced in the third & fourth quarters of 1998 / CK & DK serial numbers PURPOSE: We have received a few inquires concerning refrigeration freeze ups and would like you to do the following, if you experience this situation. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 190 … [Read more...]

187. No Vend / Free Vend Switch Kit (Merlin IV)

SUBJECT: No Vend / Free Vend Switch Kit REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin IV, TDV Merlin, Merlin RB PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an override key switch kit for use with Merlin controllers. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 187 … [Read more...]

186. Installation of Validator Divider Support

SUBJECT: Installation of Validator Divider Support REVISION: 01 MODELS: Marketing Venders (prior to P.O. 1529B) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a validator divider support kit in Marketing venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 186 … [Read more...]

185. Door Switch Relocation (MIV)

SUBJECT: Door Switch Relocation (MIV) REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin IV PURPOSE: To convert a vender that is equipped with a Bull Nose Plunger Door Switch to the more reliable Rocker Arm Door Switch. The door switch was relocated to a location of the door less likely of being struck by something causing a malfunction. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 185 … [Read more...]

184. Door Switch Relocation (GIII)

SUBJECT: Door Switch Relocation (GIII) REVISION: 02 MODELS: GIII PURPOSE: To convert a vender that is equipped with a Bull Nose Plunger Door Switch to the more reliable Rocker Arm Door Switch. The door switch was relocated to a location of the door less likely of being struck by something causing a malfunction. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 184 … [Read more...]

183. Installation of P.O.S. Security Channel

SUBJECT: Installation of P.O.S. Security Channel REVISION: 01 MODELS: GIII Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a POS Security Channel. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 183 … [Read more...]

181. Marketing Venders with Cracked “Thirsty” Lexan Signs

SUBJECT: Marketing Venders with Cracked "Thirsty" Lexan Signs REVISION: 01 MODELS: Marketing Venders prior to P.O. 1526B PURPOSE: The "Thirsty" Lexan sign may need to be replaced. This bulletin explains the procedure for replacing that sign. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 181 … [Read more...]

180. Cash Counts Not Complying with Sale Count while in Single Price Mode (C1-0)

SUBJECT: Cash Counts Not Complying with Sale Count while in Single Price Mode (C1-0) REVISION: 00 MODELS: GIII runs 1489 to 1504 with -2 EVS software PURPOSE: This issue will only occur if you have a GIII set in the single price mode (C1-0), and are using the cash count readings for inventory, it is quite possible that the cash counts will not comply with the sale counts. Download … [Read more...]

175. Top-Hinge Security Plate Installation

SUBJECT: Top-Hinge Security Plate Installation REVISION: 01 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: Prevent vandals from breaking into the vender through the top hinge. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 175 … [Read more...]

174. Validator Guard

SUBJECT: Validator Guard REVISION: 01 MODELS: GIII Marketing venders PURPOSE: To protect the validator from theft. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 174 … [Read more...]

170. 20 oz Plastic Bottle Bridging in Merlin IV Venders

SUBJECT: 20 oz Plastic Bottle Bridging in Merlin IV Venders REVISION: 01 MODELS: Merlin IV PURPOSE: “Bridging” has been experienced with 20 oz. bottles on some venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 170 … [Read more...]

169. Acceptance problem with tokens or larger coins

SUBJECT: Acceptance problem with tokens or larger coins REVISION: 03 MODELS: All GIII Venders with EVS-2 software (PO # 1478 to 1504) PURPOSE: This applies to GIII venders with E.V.S. software which are demonstrating erratic acceptence of tokens or larger coin types (8-15). Changers have the ability to accept 16 different coin types 0-15 (0 being the smallest denomination and 15 being the … [Read more...]

168. Installation of Latch Strike Spacer

SUBJECT: Installation of Latch Strike Spacer REVISION: 02 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: T-Handle Stud not aligning up properly with the latch strike. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 168 … [Read more...]

167. Override-Switch Kit

SUBJECT: Override-Switch Kit REVISION: 05 MODELS: GIII Venders (non-KO) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an override key switch kit in the GIII vender with red-button controller (GII VII and EVS). Download PDF: Service Bulletin 167 … [Read more...]

166. GIII Loading Decal Discrepancy

SUBJECT: GIII Loading Decal Discrepancy REVISION: 01 MODELS: GIII Venders from P.O. 1488 through P.O. 1491-1400 PURPOSE: The incorrect loading decal (923433-1.1) was installed on the following production runs 1488-A through 1491-1400. The correct loading decal should be 931303. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 166 … [Read more...]

165. Installation of Anti-Bridging Plate Assembly for specified areas and packages

SUBJECT: Installation of Anti-Bridging Plate Assembly for specified areas and packages REVISION: 01 MODELS: GIII PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing the anti-bridging kits in GIII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 165 … [Read more...]

164. CCR Lock Cover Kit Installation

SUBJECT: CCR Lock Cover Kit Installation REVISION: 02 MODELS: All Marketing venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing lock cover kits on Marketing venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 164 … [Read more...]

163. Installation of a Debit Card Reader for the Marketing Vender

SUBJECT: Installation of a Debit Card Reader for the Marketing Vender REVISION: 03 MODELS: GIII Marketing venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing debit card readers in Marketing venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 163 … [Read more...]

161. Chute Sensor (Dim Light)

SUBJECT: Chute Sensor (Dim Light) REVISION: 03 MODELS: GIII PURPOSE: Some GIII Venders built prior to 1472BK-01911 with a plastic DEX Jack (that doesn’t have a Green Ground Wire attached to the chasis), may exhibit a dry vend condition in columns that were sold out between regular service intervals. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 161 … [Read more...]

160. IEC Switch Repair

SUBJECT: IEC Switch Repair REVISION: 03 MODELS: All IEC venders PURPOSE: When the IEC Switch Activator doesn’t make proper contact with the IEC Switch because of stripped screws. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 160 … [Read more...]

159. Retainer Extensions to vend the 20 oz Dr. Pepper “Proprietary” Bottle

SUBJECT: Retainer Extensions to vend the 20 oz Dr. Pepper “Proprietary” Bottle REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin IV PURPOSE: To reliably vend 20 oz Dr Pepper proprietary bottle from the Merlin IV Vender. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 159 … [Read more...]

156. Lamp Socket Failure

SUBJECT: Lamp Socket Failure REVISION: 04 MODELS: Venders Utilizing Hi-Output and Slim Line Lamping w/Serial #’s 1343-0001 CH to 1449-5000 DJ PURPOSE: Recent customer feedback on a very small group of venders in outside locations have exhibited a localized harness melt down within the vender door and in the proximity of the lower lamp sockets. Investigation has indicated that moisture has … [Read more...]

155. Vender Locks Up and Shows “Ice Cold, FrEE” on Digital Display

SUBJECT: Vender Locks Up and Shows “Ice Cold, FrEE” on Digital Display REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin IV Venders (prior to PO 1442 or Control Board Rev. 41.04 and 40.04) PURPOSE: In rare instances when the vender is completely sold out, and the door is opened to service / fill the vender, the digital display may show ICE COLD, FrEE. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 155 … [Read more...]

154. Relay Conversion Kit (to Relay #836065)

SUBJECT: Relay Conversion Kit REVISION: 04 MODELS: GII VII, GIII, and Merlin III Models PURPOSE: To allow the use of the current stock Relay (836065) which may have slightly larger coil terminals than some of the previously used relays. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 154 … [Read more...]

153. Installation of Can Funnel to Vend Packages Less Than 3” in Diameter (12 oz. Cans)

SUBJECT: Installation of Can Funnel to Vend Packages Less Than 3” in Diameter (12 oz. Cans) REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin IV Venders Presently Capable of Vending 1 Litre Packages PURPOSE: This kit will allow you to vend most packages between 3” and 2 1/2” in diameter* (i.e. 12 oz can, 20 oz and 16 oz bottles). (For specific packages, refer to Product Vending Specifications [PVS]). Download … [Read more...]

152. Installation of Product Funnel to vend 1 liter packages

SUBJECT: Installation of Product Funnel to vend 1 liter packages REVISION: 06 MODELS: All Merlin IV Venders that are not presently capable of vending 1 liter packages PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting Merlin IV venders to dispense 1 Liter packages. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 152 … [Read more...]

151. Lock Cover Assembly, Dr. Pepper CDC

SUBJECT: Lock Cover Assembly, Dr. Pepper CDC REVISION: 03 MODELS: Dr. Pepper Vision IV venders with Center Door Changer PURPOSE: Installing a lock cover helps to deter vandalism and prevent thefts. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 151 … [Read more...]

150. Inner Door Lock Kit, Dr. Pepper (Prior to SN 1420XX-XXXX only)

SUBJECT: Inner Door Lock Kit, Dr. Pepper (Prior to SN 1420XX-XXXX only) REVISION: 02 MODELS: All Dr. Pepper Venders prior to serial number 1420XX-XXXX PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an inner door lock kit in Dr Pepper venders prior to serial number 1420XX-XXXX. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 150 … [Read more...]

148. Small Package Water Vend Kits, Merlin IV

SUBJECT: Small Package Water Vend Kits, Merlin IV REVISION: 04 MODELS: Merlin IV PURPOSE: These kits allow vending of most smaller water packages. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 148 … [Read more...]

147. Chain Guard Installation

SUBJECT: Chain Guard Installation REVISION: 05 MODELS: GIII PURPOSE: To prevent vandalism / product theft by hooking on chain or release levers. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 147 … [Read more...]

146. Extrusions to Vend 20 oz Dr. Pepper “Proprietary” Bottle

SUBJECT: Extrusions to Vend 20 oz Dr. Pepper “Proprietary” Bottle REVISION: 03 MODELS: GIII venders PURPOSE: To reliably vend the 20 oz. Dr. Pepper proprietary bottle from the GIII. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 146 … [Read more...]

145. Relocating Control Board to Accomodate Card Reader and Validator

SUBJECT: Relocating Control Board to Accommodate Card Reader and Validator REVISION: 05 MODELS: 72” GII VII and GIII Venders (Landscape) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for relocating the control board to accommodate use of both a card reader and a validator. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 145 … [Read more...]

144. Small Package Vending in GIII Venders

SUBJECT: Small Package Vending in GIII Venders REVISION: 04 MODELS: GIII PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to vend certain small packages in GIII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 144 … [Read more...]

143. Installation of Electronic Refrigeration Control

SUBJECT: Installation of Electronic Refrigeration Control REVISION: 03 MODELS: GII VII, GIII, Merlin III Conversions, and Merlin IV Venders PURPOSE: This kit is to be used to convert venders (that currently use a thermostat) to the Electronic Refrigeration Control System. This System may be necessary to enable the use of other optional kits. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 143 … [Read more...]

142. Free Vending After a Credit is Established

SUBJECT: Free Vending After a Credit is Established REVISION: 02 MODELS: Electromechanical venders PURPOSE: This applies to Electromechanical venders that allow a customer to establish a credit and receive free product after the initial vend. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 142 … [Read more...]

141. Fuse Box Assembly (Transformer)

SUBJECT: Fuse Box Assembly (Transformer) REVISION: 03 MODELS: GII and GIII Venders PURPOSE: It is important to have a fuse in the secondary circuit to protect the control board in the event of a shorted 24 volt item (changer, validator, vend motor). Download PDF: Service Bulletin 141 … [Read more...]

140. Installation of 20 oz. “Straight-Wall” Plastic Bottle Anti-Bridging Kit in GIII Venders

SUBJECT: Installation of 20 oz. “Straight-Wall” Plastic Bottle Anti-Bridging Kit in GIII Venders REVISION: 04 MODELS: 804-9, 660-9 (GIII Models) PURPOSE: We have experienced “Bridging” with 20 oz. bottles on some early production GIII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 140 … [Read more...]

139. Tip Warning Label

SUBJECT: Tip Warning Label REVISION: 01 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: As of October 1995, a “Tip Warning Label” will be included in the cash box of each vender. Additional labels can be ordered from Royal Vendors by using the part number shown above. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 139 … [Read more...]

138. Installation of Can Shim Kit for 12 oz Cans (540 & 630 Three Deep “Plus” Models Only)

SUBJECT: Installation of Can Shim Kit for 12 oz Cans (540 & 630 Three Deep “Plus” Models Only) REVISION: 03 MODELS: 540 & 630 Three Deep “Plus” Venders (See note in bulletin) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a shim kit for 12 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 138 … [Read more...]

137. Installation of Can Shim Kit for 12 oz Cans (540 & 630 Three Deep Models Only)

SUBJECT: Installation of Can Shim Kit for 12 oz Cans (540 & 630 Three Deep Models Only) REVISION: 03 MODELS: 540 & 630 Three Deep Venders (See note in bulletin) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a shim kit for 12 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 137 … [Read more...]

136. Can Shim Installation Kit for 12 oz. Cans (510 & 609 Three Deep “Plus” Models)

SUBJECT: Can Shim Installation Kit for 12 oz. Cans (510 & 609 Three Deep “Plus” Models) REVISION: 03 MODELS: 510 & 609 Three Deep “Plus” Venders (See note in bulletin) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a shim kit for 12 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 136 … [Read more...]

135. Installation of Ballast Filter Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of Ballast Filter Kit REVISION: 05 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: This kit is used to protect the control board from harmful electromagnetic interference and radio frequencies caused by the ballast. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 135 … [Read more...]

131. Potential “Lock-Up” With NovRAM Devices in GII Version 2 Control Boards

SUBJECT: Potential “Lock-Up” With NovRAM Devices in GII Version 2 Control Boards REVISION: 04 MODELS: GII VII or GIII venders built prior to production run 1344 PURPOSE: The NovRAM devices with “DALLAS” on them could potentially lock, denying any access and causing the L.E.D. display to register "8888". Download PDF: Service Bulletin 131 … [Read more...]

130. Installation of Hopper Shield

SUBJECT: Installation of Hopper Shield REVISION: 02 MODELS: All Landscape venders PURPOSE: To protect the bottom of coin mechanisms from having coins pilfered from them. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 130 … [Read more...]

129. GII 4 Button Programming (GIIv2) Venders Holding Credit & Not Allowing Vending

SUBJECT: GII 4 Button Programming (GIIv2) Venders Holding Credit & Not Allowing Vending REVISION: 00 MODELS: GII 4 Button Prog. (GIIv2) CDC Venders With External Mode Button PURPOSE: When tightening the vender’s main door, the inner door could possibly press in the mode button (which is mounted to the changer vault next to the H.H.C. phone jack). This will allow credit to be held and will … [Read more...]

128. Installation of Edge Guard Kit, GIII

SUBJECT: Installation of Edge Guard Kit, GIII REVISION: 02 MODELS: Coke 660 & 804 Venders Built on P.O. 1329 and Before PURPOSE: This fix is necessary for preventing plastic bottles from being shaken out of venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 128 … [Read more...]

127. Merlin III Chip Replacement for Installation of a Coinco Model BA30B Validator

SUBJECT: Merlin III Chip Replacement for Installation of a Coinco Model BA30B Validator REVISION: 04 MODELS: Merlin III Venders with a 10.03 / 11.03 or Lower Control Board PURPOSE: When installing a Coinco Validator, Model #BA30B, with a serial number 1795XXXXX (this is a data code for the 17th week of the year 1995) or higher, into a Merlin III vender with a 10.03 / 11.03 or lower control … [Read more...]

126. Evaporator Fan Mounting Bracket Assembly Instructions

SUBJECT: Evaporator Fan Mounting Bracket Assembly Instructions REVISION: 03 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a new mounting bracket for the evaporator fan assembly. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 126 … [Read more...]

125. Installation of Security Channel – Validator Plate

SUBJECT: Installation of Security Channel - Validator Plate REVISION: 02 MODELS: 72” & 79 1/2” Cold Drink & Pepsi Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a validator plate security channel. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 125 … [Read more...]

124. Installation of Patch Plate Kit – DP

SUBJECT: Installation of Patch Plate Kit - DP REVISION: 03 MODELS: Dr. Pepper Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a patch plate to help prevent vandalism in Dr Pepper venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 124 … [Read more...]

123. Bill Validator Full Error / Validator Communication

SUBJECT: Bill Validator Full Error / Validator Communication REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin III Venders with the 10.02 or 11.02 Control Boards PURPOSE: Some potential problems have been discovered on Merlin III venders with the 10.02 or 11.02 control boards. See the bulletin for more information. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 123 … [Read more...]

122. Installation of Pepsi Lock Cover

SUBJECT: Installation of Pepsi Lock Cover REVISION: 02 MODELS: Pepsi Vandal Resistant and CDC Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a lock cover on Pepsi venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 122 … [Read more...]

121. Installation of Can Shim Kit for 12 oz. Cans (510, & 609 Three Deep Models Only)

SUBJECT: Installation of Can Shim Kit for 12 oz. Cans (510, & 609 Three Deep Models Only) REVISION: 03 MODELS: 510 & 609 3 Deep Vendors (See note in bulletin) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a shim kit to vend 12 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 121 … [Read more...]

119. Installation of Sold-Out Kit for South Africa

SUBJECT: Installation of Sold-Out Kit for South Africa REVISION: 04 MODELS: South African Coke Merlin Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing sold-out lights in South African Coca-Cola venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 119 … [Read more...]

118. Installation of the Chute Sensor Adaptor

SUBJECT: Installation of the Chute Sensor Adaptor REVISION: 03 MODELS: GII Venders (serial numbers 1300-0000 and before) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an adapter for using the newer adjustable chute sensor with the GII control board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 118 … [Read more...]

117. Installation of Can Shim / Can Spacer for 330 ml Water Bottle

SUBJECT: Installation of Can Shim / Can Spacer for 330 ml Water Bottle REVISION: 02 MODELS: 510 & 609 (16 oz. Narrow Column Venders Only) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing shims and spacers to vend 330 ml water bottles. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 117 … [Read more...]

115. Installation of Regular 3-Deep, Shims in Wide Column (Single Depth Only)

SUBJECT: Installation of Regular 3-Deep Shims in Wide Column (Single Depth Only) REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin III & Merlin 2000, Regular 3 -Deep Venders (20 oz. Bottle) - 510, 609 540, 630 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing shims in certain venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 115 … [Read more...]

113. Lamp Relay Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Lamp Relay Kit Installation REVISION: 09 MODELS: GIII, Merlin III, Merlin IV, HVV, and TDV venders PURPOSE: This bulletin shows the correct procedure for installing the lamp relay kit, which allows the controller to turn the lighting system on or off. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 113 … [Read more...]

112. Installation Instructions for Converting a Merlin 2000 to a Merlin III Vender

SUBJECT: Installation Instructions for Converting a Merlin 2000 to a Merlin III Vender REVISION: 04 MODELS: All Merlin 2000 venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting a vender with a Merlin 2000 control board to a Merlin III control board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 112 … [Read more...]

111. Installation of New Evaporator Fan Motor Mounting Bracket Assembly

SUBJECT: Installation of New Evaporator Fan Motor Mounting Bracket Assembly REVISION: 05 MODELS: All models PURPOSE: To reduce the evaporator fan motor noise & improve on old fix, the "Holland Fix" kit (now obsolete). Download PDF: Service Bulletin 111 … [Read more...]

110. Installation of Button Cover

SUBJECT: Installation of Button Cover REVISION: 00 MODELS: All Domestic Landscape GII Vandal Resistant Venders Built 1208 & After; All Export GII Vandal Resistant Venders Built 1210 & After PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a button cover on GII venders to help prevent vandalism. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 110 … [Read more...]

109. Installation of Heater Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of Heater Kit REVISION: 10 MODELS: Merlin III, GII VII, GIII, Merlin IV, TDV, HVV PURPOSE: The heater pad kit is designed to prevent products from freezing inside the vender in cold climates. This bulletin describes the proper procedure for installing the kit. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 109 … [Read more...]

108. Installation of Key Switch Lead for No Vend / Free Vend (Merlin III)

SUBJECT: Installation of Key Switch Lead for No Vend / Free Vend REVISION: 05 MODELS: Merlin III Venders Using the Version 10.xx or Version 11.xx Control Board PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a key switch kit on Merlin III venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 108 … [Read more...]

107. Installation of 16 oz. Can Shims in Narrow Column

SUBJECT: Installation of 16 oz. Can Shims in Narrow Column REVISION: 02 MODELS: All 3-Deep Venders (Except 510, 540, & 600 Venders) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing shims to vend 16 oz cans in narrow columns. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 107 … [Read more...]

106. Installation of 16 oz. Can Shims in Wide Column

SUBJECT: Installation of 16 oz. Can Shims in Wide Column REVISION: 02 MODELS: All 3-Deep Venders (Except 510, 540, & 600 Venders) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing shims to vend 16 oz cans in wide columns. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 106 … [Read more...]

105. Installation of 120V DC Changer Harness

SUBJECT: Installation of 120V DC Changer Harness REVISION: 03 MODELS: All Merlin 2000 Venders With a Version 5.00 or Greater Control Board PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting Merlin 2000 venders to use a 120V DC changer. Download PDF:  … [Read more...]

104. Installation of Vibration Isolator

SUBJECT: Installation of Vibration Isolator REVISION: 03 MODELS: All GII Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an insulator to reduce vibrational noise from the evaporator fan. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 104 … [Read more...]

103. Installation of 20 oz. Bottle Shim

SUBJECT: Installation of 20 oz. Bottle Shim REVISION: 02 MODELS: All 510 and 540 Venders - Wide Columns Only PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting model 510 and 540 venders to dispense 20 oz. bottles. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 103 … [Read more...]

102. Installation of Key Switch Lock Kit for Electromechanical Venders

SUBJECT: Installation of Key Switch Lock Kit for Electromechanical Venders REVISION: 03 MODELS: Electromechanical Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a key switch kit on Electromechanical venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 102 … [Read more...]

101. Installation of Shim Rod Channel

SUBJECT: Installation of Shim Rod Channel REVISION: 00 MODELS: Electromechanical venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a shim rod channel. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 101 … [Read more...]

100. Installation of Free-Vend Switch Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of Free-Vend Switch Kit REVISION: 03 MODELS: Electromechanical venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a free-vend switch kit on Electromechanical venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 100 … [Read more...]

99. Installation of Coke Lock Cover

SUBJECT: Installation of Coke Lock Cover REVISION: 02 MODELS: Landscape, Vandal Resistant Coke Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a lock cover on Coca-Cola Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 99 … [Read more...]

98. Button Filler Plate Kit

SUBJECT: Button Filler Plate Kit REVISION: 02 MODELS: Pepsi and Cold Drink Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a filler plate in place of buttons positions that are not in use. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 98 … [Read more...]

97. Installation of 220V Transformer Cover

SUBJECT: Installation of 220V Transformer Cover REVISION: 04 MODELS: Wide export venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a transformer cover in 220-volt venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 97 … [Read more...]

96. Patch Plate Kit – Coke

SUBJECT: Patch Plate Kit - Coke REVISION: 02 MODELS: Landscape Coke Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a patch plate on Coca-Cola venders for vandalism repair. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 96 … [Read more...]

95. Installation of 24 Volt Transformer Cover

SUBJECT: Installation of 24 Volt Transformer Cover REVISION: 05 MODELS: Merlin venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a cover for the 24-volt transformer. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 95 … [Read more...]

94. Installation of Inner Door Lock

SUBJECT: Installation of Inner Door Lock REVISION: 03 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an inner door lock. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 94 … [Read more...]

93. Converting Merlin From English To French Language

SUBJECT: Converting Merlin From English To French Language REVISION: 01 MODELS: Merlin 2000 Venders with Control Board Revision 5.09C and Above PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for converting the Merlin 2000 from English to French language. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 93 … [Read more...]

92. Installation of Security Shelf, Safeguard

SUBJECT: Installation of Security Shelf, Safeguard REVISION: 02 MODELS: PC/CD Wide, Non CDC Venders Only PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installation of a security shelf to help prevent vandalism. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 92 … [Read more...]

91. Installation of Tie Strip Shim

SUBJECT: Installation of Tie Strip Shim REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin 2000 and Merlin III Venders PC/CD - Wide Columns Only PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a tie strip shim. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 91 … [Read more...]

90. Installation of Port-Mounted External Phone Jack for Hand-Held Computer

SUBJECT: Installation of Port-Mounted External Phone Jack for Hand-Held Computer REVISION: 02 MODELS: All GII and GIII Venders with Serial Numbers 1166 and Greater PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an external DEX in GII and GIII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 90 … [Read more...]

86. Using the External M.I.S. Phone Jack for Merlin

SUBJECT: Using the External M.I.S. Phone Jack for Merlin REVISION: 04 MODELS: All Merlin 2000 with an external M.I.S. installed PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to use the external MIS jack on Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 86 … [Read more...]

85. Installation of Hopper Chute

SUBJECT: Installation of Hopper Chute REVISION: 03 MODELS: All Pepsi - Cold Drink Wide Venders With Serial Number Prior to XXXX-1185XX PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a hopper chute. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 85 … [Read more...]

84. Installation of Mars Validator Model VFM1 or VFM3 for Coke Venders

SUBJECT: Installation of Mars Validator Model VFM1 or VFM3 for Coke Venders REVISION: 04 MODELS: Coca-Cola Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a Mars VFM1 or VFM3 validator in Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 84 … [Read more...]

83. Installation of Conlux-Maka Validator Model #NB10 for Coke Venders

SUBJECT: Installation of Conlux-Maka Validator Model NB10 for Coke Venders REVISION: 04 MODELS: Coca-Cola Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a Conlux-Maka NB10 validator in Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 83 … [Read more...]

82. Installation of Ardac Validator Model USA-15 for Coke Venders

SUBJECT: Installation of Ardac Validator Model USA-15 for Coke Venders REVISION: 04 MODELS: Coca-Cola Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a Ardac USA-15 validator in Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 82 … [Read more...]

80. Installation of Changer Jacket

SUBJECT: Installation of Changer Jacket REVISION: 03 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a rubber jacket around the top section of the changer. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 80 … [Read more...]

79. Installation of Filler Plate Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of Filler Plate Kit REVISION: 03 MODELS: Coke Style Cold Drink Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a filler plate kit for the vender's sign. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 79 … [Read more...]

78. Installation of Bottom Door Latch Kit (1141 and after)

SUBJECT: Installation of Bottom Door Latch Kit REVISION: 02 MODELS: All Venders Except Polyvend and Cold Drink Vertical Display with Serial No. 1141 and Greater PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a bottom latch assembly for the main door on venders with serial numbers beginning 1141 and higher. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 78 … [Read more...]

77. Installation of Bottom Door Latch Kit (1140 and before)

SUBJECT: Installation of Bottom Door Latch Kit REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin 2000 with Serial No. 1140 and Below PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a bottom latch assembly for the main door on venders with serial numbers beginning 1140 and lower. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 77 … [Read more...]

76. Installation of Button Panel Cover Plate (1153 and below)

SUBJECT: Installation of Button Panel Cover Plate (1153 and below) REVISION: 02 MODELS: GII venders (serial numbers 1153 and below) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a button panel cover plate on GII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 76 … [Read more...]

75. Installation of Button Panel Cover Plate

SUBJECT: Installation of Button Panel Cover Plate REVISION: 02 MODELS: GII Venders (1154 thru 1207) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a button panel cover plate on certain GII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 75 … [Read more...]

74. Installation of Pre-Cool Rack

SUBJECT: Installation of Pre-Cool Rack REVISION: 01 MODELS: GII Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a pre-cool rack in GII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 74 … [Read more...]

73. Installation of External Phone Jack for Hand-Held Computer

SUBJECT: Installation of External Phone Jack for Hand-Held Computer REVISION: 05 MODELS: GII Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an external DEX jack for use in GII venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 73 … [Read more...]

72. Installation of Validator Gasket for Coke Venders

SUBJECT: Installation of Validator Gasket for Coke Venders REVISION: 02 MODELS: Landscape Coke Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a validator gasket in Coca-Cola venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 72 … [Read more...]

71. Replacement Chips for Version 5 Control Boards

SUBJECT: Replacement Chips for Version 5 Control Boards REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin 2000 PURPOSE: Verification has been made that various revisions of the version 5 control boards for the Merlin 2000 venders have been known to jackpot the coin mechanism in certain conditions or circumstances. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 71 … [Read more...]

69. Installation of 7.7 oz. Can Kit, 282-6 Vender

SUBJECT: Installation of 7.7 oz. Can Kit, 282-6 Vender REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin 2000, Merlin III (282-6 Pepsi/Cold Drink) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to set up the 282-6 vender to dispense 7.7 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 69 … [Read more...]

68. Installation of Bottle Opener Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of Bottle Opener Kit REVISION: 04 MODELS: Non-CDC Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a bottle opener in non-CDC Coca-Cola Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 68 … [Read more...]

67. Installation of Coin Box Security Shelf Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of Coin Box Security Shelf Kit REVISION: 02 MODELS: Landscape Coke Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a coin box security shelf kit to help prevent vandalism. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 67 … [Read more...]

66. Installation of Changer Door Latch Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of Changer Door Latch Kit REVISION: 03 MODELS: Coca-Cola Landscape Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a changer door latch kit in Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 66 … [Read more...]

65. Installation of Validator Guard

SUBJECT: Installation of Validator Guard REVISION: 04 MODELS: Coca-Cola Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a validator guard in Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 65 … [Read more...]

64. Installation of Coin Box Guard

SUBJECT: Installation of Coin Box Guard REVISION: 02 MODELS: Coca-Cola Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a coin box guard in Merlin Landscape venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 64 … [Read more...]

63. Adjusting Robert Shaw Cold Control Thermostat for different altitude

SUBJECT: Adjusting Robert Shaw Cold Control Thermostat for different altitude REVISION: 01 MODELS: All venders with a Robert Shaw thermostat PURPOSE: When setting a Robert Shaw thermostat in higher altitudes, turn altitude adjustment screw 1/8 of a turn (or 45 degrees) clockwise for every two thousand feet above sea level. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 63 … [Read more...]

62. Circuit Board Test Box Mounting Legs

SUBJECT: Circuit Board Test Box Mounting Legs REVISION: 02 MODELS: All Circuit Board Test Boxes PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing mounting legs for the circuit board test box. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 62 … [Read more...]

61. Installation of Validator Gasket

SUBJECT: Installation of Validator Gasket REVISION: 02 MODELS: Pepsi / Cold Drink venders with a validator PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a validator gasket. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 61 … [Read more...]

60. Installation of a N.R.I. Simplex 5 Changer Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of a N.R.I. Simplex 5 Changer Kit REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin 2000 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to convert from a standard changer harnessing to a Mars Executive changer harnessing or a N.R.I. Simplex 5 harnessing. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 60 … [Read more...]

59. Installation of 7.7 oz. Can Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of 7.7 oz. Can Kit REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin 2000, Merlin III (376-8 Pepsi / Cold Drink) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a kit in model 376-8 venders to dispense 7.7 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 59 … [Read more...]

58. Installation of Coca-Cola / Cold Drink Lock Cover

SUBJECT: Installation of Coca-Cola Lock Cover REVISION: 04 MODELS: Coke venders (P.O. 1173 thru 1207), Cold Drink venders (P.O. 1032 and after) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a lock cover on Coca-Cola venders (serial numbers beginning 1173 to 1207) and Cold Drink venders (serial numbers beginning 1032 and after). Download PDF: Service Bulletin 58 … [Read more...]

57. Fuse Box Assembly, Vend Motor Circuit

SUBJECT: Fuse Box Assembly, Vend Motor Circuit REVISION: 06 MODELS: Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a fuse box assembly for the vend motor circuit. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 57 … [Read more...]

56. Conversion from a Version 2.00 Control Board to Version 5.XX Control Board

SUBJECT: Conversion from a Version 2.00 Control Board to Version 5.XX Control Board REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin 2000 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure to follow when converting from a version 2.00 to a version 5.XX control board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 56 … [Read more...]

55. Dr Pepper Inner Door Lock (1111 and before)

SUBJECT: Dr Pepper Inner Door Lock REVISION: 04 MODELS: Dr. Pepper venders with serial number beginning 1111 and before PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install an inner door lock on Dr Pepper venders with serial numbers beginning 1111 and before. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 55 … [Read more...]

54. Validator Interface Changes from Version 1.00/2.00 to Version 5.00 and Above Control Boards

SUBJECT: Validator Interface Changes from Version 1.00/2.00 to Version 5.00 and Above Control Boards REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin 2000 with Version 5.00 and Above Control Boards PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure from converting from a Version 1.xx or 2.xx control board to a Version 5.xx board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 54 … [Read more...]

53. Key Switch Lock Installation

SUBJECT: Key Switch Lock Installation REVISION: 06 MODELS: Merlin 2000, GII PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a key switch lock on GII and Merlin III venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 53 … [Read more...]

52. Filter Assembly Installation

SUBJECT: Filter Assembly Installation REVISION: 05 MODELS: Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an EMI filter in Merlin 2000 and Merlin III venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 52 … [Read more...]

51. Alarm Installation

SUBJECT: Alarm Installation REVISION: 04 MODELS: Merlin 2000 with version 5.00 and / or 6.00 Control Boards PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an alarm on Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 51 … [Read more...]

50. Installation of 25 cl Can Shim (Narrow Column)

SUBJECT: Installation of 25 cl Can Shim (Narrow Column) REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin III, Merlin 2000, Electromechanical (Double Depth) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a shim kit to install 25 cl cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 50 … [Read more...]

49. Installation of 25 cl Can Kit (Wide Column)

SUBJECT: Installation of 25 cl Can Shim (Wide Column) REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin III, Merlin 2000, Electromechanical (Double Depth) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a shim kit to install 25 cl cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 49 … [Read more...]

48. Installation of Anti-Tamper Plate

SUBJECT: Installation of Anti-Tamper Plate REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin 2000 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install an anti-tamper plate on Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 48 … [Read more...]

47. Installation of Timer Assembly

SUBJECT: Installation of Timer Assembly REVISION: 05 MODELS: Merlin 2000 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a timer assembly in Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 47 … [Read more...]

46. Installation of Circuit Board (110V Iron Ferrite Assembly)

SUBJECT: Installation of Circuit Board (110V Iron Ferrite Assembly) REVISION: 04 MODELS: Merlin 2000 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install an iron ferrite assembly to reduce electrical noise to the control board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 46 … [Read more...]

45. Converting Old L.E.D. Display to New L.E.D. Display

SUBJECT: Converting Old L.E.D. Display to New L.E.D. Display REVISION: 05 MODELS: Pepsi, Cold Drink and Can Display Merlin Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for updating the LED assembly in older Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 45 … [Read more...]

44. Installation of Rear Baffle

SUBJECT: Installation of Rear Baffle REVISION: 02 MODELS: Wide venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a rear baffle to divert airflow over the condensate pan. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 44 … [Read more...]

42. Coke Reset with Sequencing for Forced Purchased (No Escrow)

SUBJECT: Coke Reset with Sequencing for Forced Purchased (No Escrow) REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin 2000 (Coca-Cola) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to set a vender to sequence for forced purchase. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 42 … [Read more...]

41. Installation of 17.5 cl Bottle Kit for Narrow Column

SUBJECT: Installation of 17.5 cl Bottle Kit for Narrow Column REVISION: 03 MODELS: Merlin III, Merlin 2000, Electromechanical (Double Depth) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to vend 17.5 cl bottles. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 41 … [Read more...]

40. Installation of 25 cl Can Kit for Narrow Column

SUBJECT: Installation of 25 cl Can Kit for Narrow Column REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin III, Merlin 2000, Electromechanical (Double Depth) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to vend 25 cl cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 40 … [Read more...]

39. Installation of Special Merlin Rowe Validator Plate

SUBJECT: Installation of Special Merlin Rowe Validator Plate REVISION: 02 MODELS: Merlin Coke Venders with Serial No. 0000-1055 Only PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a mounting plate for use with Rowe validators. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 39 … [Read more...]

38. Evaporator Frost

SUBJECT: Evaporator Frost REVISION: 03 MODELS: Venders with Cold Control PURPOSE: This bulletin explains what to do in the rare case where frost has accumulated on the evaporator. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 38 … [Read more...]

37. Installation of Coin Insert Cover

SUBJECT: Installation of Coin Insert Cover REVISION: 05 MODELS: Venders built P.O. 1172 and before PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a coin insert cover, which permits installation of an additional lock cover assembly. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 37 … [Read more...]

35. Installation of Iron Ferrite Assembly

SUBJECT: Installation of Iron Ferrite Assembly REVISION: 04 MODELS: Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an iron ferrite bead to reduce electrical noise from the ballast, which can corrupt the vender's control board. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 35 … [Read more...]

34. Merlin 2000 Conversion Kit (Can Display)

SUBJECT: Merlin 2000 Conversion Kit REVISION: 08 MODELS: Electromechanical (Can Display) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to convert an Electromechanical vender to a Merlin 2000 electronic vender. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 34 … [Read more...]

33. Merlin 2000 Conversion Kit (Coca-Cola)

SUBJECT: Merlin 2000 Conversion Kit REVISION: 08 MODELS: Electromechanical (Coke) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to convert an Electromechanical vender to a Merlin 2000 electronic vender. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 33 … [Read more...]

32. Merlin 2000 Conversion Kit (Pepsi / Cold Drink)

SUBJECT: Merlin 2000 Conversion Kit REVISION: 09 MODELS: Electromechanical (Pepsi / Cold Drink) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to convert an Electromechanical vender to a Merlin 2000 electronic vender. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 32 … [Read more...]

31. Safeguard Cash Box Installation

SUBJECT: Safeguard Cash Box Installation REVISION: 02 MODELS: Coca-Cola Landscape venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a Safeguard cash box. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 31 … [Read more...]

30. Installation of Vend Counter Kit

SUBJECT: Installation of Vend Counter Kit REVISION: 06 MODELS: Merlin 2000 Rev. 1.xx boards PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a vend counter kit on Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 30 … [Read more...]

29. Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Double Depth, Narrow Columns)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Double Depth, Narrow Columns) REVISION: 02 MODELS: Double Depth Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to vend 10 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 29 … [Read more...]

28. Can Shim / Can Spacer Installation for 6 oz. Cans (Triple Depth Narrow Columns)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Can Spacer Installation for 6 oz. Cans (Triple Depth Narrow Columns) REVISION: 02 MODELS: Triple-Depth 510, 609 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to vend 6 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 28 … [Read more...]

27. Can Shim / Can Spacer Installation for 6 oz. Cans (Narrow Columns)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Can Spacer Installation for 6 oz. Cans (Narrow Columns) REVISION: 02 MODELS: Double-Depth Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to vend 6 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 27 … [Read more...]

26. Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Narrow Columns)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Narrow Columns) REVISION: 01 MODELS: Triple-Depth Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to vend 10 oz cans. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 26 … [Read more...]

25. Installing Coinco Validator

SUBJECT: Installing Coinco Validator REVISION: 06 MODELS: Merlin 2000 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a Coinco bill validator in Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 25 … [Read more...]

23. Dual Price Kit Installation

SUBJECT: Dual Price Kit Installation REVISION: 07 MODELS: All Electromechanical venders PURPOSE: This kit will enable the vender to use two different vend prices. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 23 … [Read more...]

22. Installing Coinco Validator

SUBJECT: Installing Coinco Validator REVISION: 04 MODELS: Merlin 2000 PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a Coinco bill validator in Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 22 … [Read more...]

20. Installation of Pepsi Lock Cover

SUBJECT: Installation of Pepsi Lock Cover REVISION: 03 MODELS: Pepsi Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, and Merlin III venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a lock cover on certain Pepsi venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 20 … [Read more...]

19. Double or Dry Vending Problems

SUBJECT: Double or Dry Vending Problems REVISION: 02 MODELS: 552-7,8 (Serial Numbers XXXX-1032, XXXX-1034 or XXXX-1051) PURPOSE: Because of holes punched in the column walls being out of tolerance (on subject serial numbers) some venders may experience "multiple" or "dry" vending. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 19 … [Read more...]

18. Compressor Jumper Test Kit

SUBJECT: Compressor Jumper Test Kit REVISION: 04 MODELS: All venders PURPOSE: The purpose of the compressor jumper test kit is to provide a simple on-site check for the cause of failure when the compressor will not operate and vender has correct power. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 18 … [Read more...]

16. Honor Guard Installation (Pepsi)

SUBJECT: Honor Guard Installation (Pepsi) REVISION: 03 MODELS: International Pepsi Venders (Wide) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an Honor Gard bag in certain Pepsi and Cold Drink venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 16 … [Read more...]

15. Honor Guard Installation (Coke)

SUBJECT: Honor Guard Installation (Coke) REVISION: 03 MODELS: International Landscape Coke Venders PURPOSE: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing an Honor Gard cash bag system in Coca-Cola venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 15 … [Read more...]

14. Can Shim / Can Spacer for 6 oz. Cans (Narrow Column)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Can Spacer for 6 oz. Cans (Narrow Column) REVISION: 03 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III (Triple Depth) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to dispense 6 oz cans in narrow columns of three-deep venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 14 … [Read more...]

13. Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Narrow Column)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Narrow Column) REVISION: 03 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III (Triple Depth) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to dispense 10 oz cans in narrow columns of three-deep venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 13 … [Read more...]

12. Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Wide Column)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Wide Column) REVISION: 05 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III (Triple Depth) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to dispense 10 oz cans in wide columns of three-deep venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 12 … [Read more...]

11. Setting Vender for Free Vend

SUBJECT: Setting Vender for Free Vend REVISION: 05 MODELS: Electromechanical PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to set an Electromechanical vender to free-vend. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 11 … [Read more...]

10. Can Shim Installation for 250 ml cans for Kuwait (Wide Columns)

SUBJECT: Can Shim Installation for 250 ml cans for Kuwait (Wide Columns) REVISION: 03 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to dispense 250 ml Kuwaiti cans in wide columns. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 10 … [Read more...]

9. Can Shim / Can Spacer Installation for 250 ml cans for Kuwait

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Can Spacer Installation for 250 ml cans for Kuwait REVISION: 03 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to dispense 250 ml Kuwaiti cans in narrow columns. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 9 … [Read more...]

8. Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Wide Column)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Wide Column) REVISION: 07 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to dispense 10 oz cans in wide columns. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 8 … [Read more...]

7. Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Double-Depth Only)

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Rod Installation for 10 oz. Cans (Double-Depth Only) REVISION: 03 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III (Narrow) PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to dispense 10 oz cans in double-depth venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 7 … [Read more...]

6. Can Shim / Can Spacer Installation for 6 oz. Cans

SUBJECT: Can Shim / Can Spacer Installation for 6 oz. Cans REVISION: 03 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III PURPOSE: This bulletin explains how to install a kit to dispense 6 oz cans in narrow columns. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 6 … [Read more...]

5. 110-volt Vend Counter Kit

SUBJECT: 110-volt Vend Counter Kit REVISION: 05 MODELS: Electromechanical, Merlin 2000 REASON FOR BULLETIN: This bulletin explains the procedure for installing a 110-volt vend counter on Electromechanical and Merlin 2000 venders. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 5 … [Read more...]

4. Lock Cover (Old-style, Coca-Cola)

SUBJECT: Installation of Coca-Cola Lock Cover (Old Style) REVISION: 07 MODELS: All Coca-Cola and Cold Drink venders P.O. #1172 and before. REASON FOR BULLETIN: This bulletin describes the procedure for installing a lock cover on Coca-Cola and Cold Drink venders built before run 1172. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 4 … [Read more...]

3. Multi-price Kit

SUBJECT: Multi (4) Price Kit Installation REVISION: 08 MODELS: Electro-Mechanical Venders REASON FOR BULLETIN: This kit will enable the vender to use four different vend prices. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 3 … [Read more...]

2. Anti-Tip Shim

SUBJECT: Anti-Tip Shim REVISION: 05 MODELS: Electro-Mechanical, Merlin 2000, Merlin III REASON FOR BULLETIN: To keep the rear can from being moved forward by rocking the vender to obtain a free can. Download PDF: Service Bulletin 2 … [Read more...]