Well, “open source electronics” vending machine might be more accurate, as only three of the eighteen stocked items, by my count, are actually Arduino variants. The rest are shields and various other kits. Plus the obligatory Ramen. The vending machine is located at MakerBot headquarters in Brooklyn, and the photo is by our own Matt Mets. You know you’ve been doing this too long when you can identify all these products on sight. For the rest of us, Matt’s Flickr stream has a handy legend.

Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

  • Anonymous

    Ok, that is awesome. Hehe. Love the ramen noodles at top right!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Clay-Bratt/100001218404785 Clay Bratt

      just about to say the same thing :D

  • http://www.facebook.com/krulnzm Khairul Nizam Bakar

    wow… thats is cool! hope i can hav one :) its the same machine to sell snack…


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NPIRWCB3ELCM46TJCKIZM4JJWI Anonymous

    I was expecting details on building a vending machine with an Arduino.

    • ricky fisher

      me too!

  • http://noonv.livejournal.com/ noonv

    Great! :)

  • http://atwas911.wordpress.com/ All The Worlds A Stage

    I hope that alongside of their new high-tech products they also included a nice new extra thick laminated pieces of bullet proof glass for the window of this machine also..

    If not….


  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=825662234 Hector Cardenas

    Awesome maybe some altoids could be good idea

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