Unfortunately, there’s a lot of fake bills circulating. so chances are sooner or later, you are going to end up with one of them in your wallet us one of them ending up in our wallet and, honestly, the idea of being caught paying at a shop with a fake bill can be quite embarrassing. For this and many other reasons, but especially for businesses, be it a bar, shop or even a bank, these counterfeit detectors are super useful.
AliExpress is always good a realizing what people need, so naturally, they started offering these kinds of counterfeit detectors. Many of you have been asking us about them, so in today’s guide we are going to show you the advantages of getting one of these devices, and tell you just how much you can save by getting them in the Chinese platform.
Advantages of a counterfeit detector machine in comparison to a pen detector
In AliExpress, you can find different models of counterfeit detectors, a variety of pen detectors, and even keychain light detectors, all made to ensure you don’t end up with a fake bills. When it comes to which one of these you should choose, our advice here at AlixBlog is that you go for the first option, the pens having become quite obsolete for various reasons. To ensure you really don’t end up with fake money, the best solution is always to use one of these devices. It may be a little more expensive, but it offers features that the pen doesn’t have.
One these added features is that, as well as checking the authenticity of the bills, it also can be used as a banknote counter. This, needless to say, is very practical. In the long run it will not only save you money, it also means you are getting an ultraviolet device that is much more reliable than a detector pen. Just take a look at how they work in the following video. Convinced yet?
If you still aren’t totally convinced, let us tell you a few other advantages of these machines. Many of them features RAM memory storage, LCD screen, connection to external printers and more to the point, they adapt to all kinds of currency (euro, dollar, pound, yen…)
How to find a counterfeit detector in AliExpress
You can easily find a whole set of models by using the AliExpress search tab, but just to make it a little easier for you, we’ve selected the following acronyms and key words that will allow you to find tons counterfeit detectors in only a few minutes.
By using any of these acronyms you should be able to find the perfect counterfeit detector for your needs in no time. As we mentioned before, there are two other kind of detectors (pens and keychains) but the most efficient product, offering a banknote counter and the latest technology, which ensures it’s 100% reliability, is definitely the counterfeit detector machine, so do make sure you take a look at them
Here are three of three most used models.
SM-V60 Model: you can find it at a shop with 1 diamond rating (completely reliable according to AlixBlog standards) so you can be sure its effective. It’s a multifunction detector that you can purchase for little more than 70 euros. Again, like we always recommend our readers, make sure you contact the seller directly to ensure it’s the one you want 😉
EC320 Model: tested by the European Central Bank and with a guaranteed rating of a diamond, this is the most expensive model (around 110 euros, although you might find discounts) given its technical specifications: Ultraviolet detection, through infrareds, with magnetic ink and metal strings, it’s the best rounded product in AliExpress. Easy to use, it only takes half a second to count and check the bills. Furthermore, it also features an update though PC cable in case it’s not compatible with the currency you want to check. Its perfect for any kind of business.
DMS-200 Model: this is the most affordable of the three (going for around 50 euros), but shipping can be expensive. It has similar technical features as the previous ones, and the seller offering it is rated with 5 medals. The rating for the shop may not be as good, but take into account it’s a fairly new store.
Important AlixBlogger advice
Because it’s a recent product on the platform, our advice is that you follow the three following steps to make sure you purchase is as safe as possible:
- The seller’s reputation: there is a big difference between shops with one medal, one diamond or a crown. Make sure you look around and check if the seller has good reviews. Also, don’t forget that there are some good shops that opened recently and still don’t have many reviews 🙂
- Number of sales: another way to tell if a shop is good or not is to check the number of products they sold. The more sales, the safer making a purchase in the shop is.
- Reviews and comments left by previous AliExpress customers: yet another way to make sure the counterfeit detectors offered by the shop are good quality, is to check comments and reviews left by previous customers.
We hope this article was useful and if you think others might find it interesting, make sure to share. As always, if you have any doubts, just leave us a comment.