Detecting coin weight

In some cases, each coin has a unique weight. From this scenario, we can detect the kind of coin that the user enters into a vending machine. There are many weight sensors with various specific precision features.

The digital weight sensor Gravity, from DFRobot, is one weight sensor that you can use for your vending machine. You can buy this product from This sensor is a complete kit so you can use it directly with your Arduino board. You can see this sensor here:

It uses an HX711 IC to measure object weight. You can buy the HX711 module and load cells of different models. For ...

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