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AVR-based analog plotbot with an E-Paper display

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Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories writes –

What do you get when you mix a 1970’s style analog chart recorder, an 8-bit microcontroller, and a Fisher-Price Doodle Pro? A truly 21st century toy: An analog PlotBot with e-paper display technology!

An AVR-based Analog Plotbot with an E-Paper Display – Thanks John! Link.

8 thoughts on “AVR-based analog plotbot with an E-Paper display

  1. That’s really nice.

    If the pen was beneath the doodle paper, it would be like Captain Kangaroo’s Magic Drawing board. (Does that date me?)

    Here’s another idea — maybe someone could add an array of electro-magnets to an old flatbed scanner,
    completing a whole page with one sweep of the bar. It would be even more interesting if mounted on the the wall in a picture frame.

  2. Funny that you should mention a scanner! It’s an excellent idea, and I’ve recently disassembled one that’s just perfect. We even discussed hanging it on the wall– it would make a great installation!

  3. I’m currently working on a drawbot myself. I am using a scanner for the X axis. I emailed Bre in Feburary and he said he would post the code for his soon!

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