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1. New release of Classic Software:

Version v3.0.4 is now available to download from the Download Software page. This makes adding multiple coins using generic Coinset Files much easier as each Channel can be Programmed, Retained or Cleared.

2. New U.K. £1 coin

The old £1 coin is being withdrawn over the next couple of months.
For instructions on using the Mektek 3 to add the new £1 to various coin mechanisms go to
Adding New £1 coin

 3. Adding New £1 coin.

IMPORTANT:
Ensure that a sample set of new and used examples of years 2016 & 2017 of the new £1 coins are
 used to generate acceptance windows.

We are receiving reports that the production £1 coins vary in their electronic signature from the Trial Piece
coins minted in 2015.  This may require coin mechanisms programmed with the Trial pieces to be recalibrated with a mixture
of new and aged £1 coins as above to ensure satisfactory acceptance,

4. SR3/5 mechanisms:

The Mektek 3 does not support these coin mechanisms and they are not in the development plan.  Many of the U.K. supplied mechanisms do have the “Self-teach” facility included. Instructions on how to use the facility to add a new coin are available at various sites on the Internet. 

 eg.   www.slot-tech.com/interesting_stuff/money%20controls/TSP005%20SR3%20Type%201%20TM%20V4[1].2.pdf

eg.     www.slot-tech.com/interesting_stuff/The%20Herschel%20Peeler%20Collection/Third%20CD/Coin%20Mechanisms/condor/TSP012%20SR5%20MechTool%20Manual%20V2[1].1(1).pdf


5.
Cashflow CF340:

When programming in Bonus games please do not use Bonus 1.