Lego Automatic Beam Sorter

Akiyuki’s sleek sorting machine sorts by beam length and can sort 40 pieces per minute, all using only a single motor!

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    1. Im fairly sure the system is not detecting colour. Sorting looks based on block length and it just happens to be that each length is a different colour. The spacing between adjacent bins is such that a block will fall only if the length is correct.

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