Skittles Sorting Machine

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Skittles Sorting Machine

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Do you like your rainbow of flavor to be sorted by discrete wavelength? If so, then you’ll appreciate Brian Egenriether‘s Skittles Sorting Machine 2. Using an IR LED and phototransistor to determine the appropriate color, a BASIC Stamp 2 controls three servo motors to actuate a turnstile and chute selector to deliver the identified confection to a predetermined collection bowl.[via Reddit]

6 thoughts on “Skittles Sorting Machine

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    Great work! The case is amazing!

  2. LiquidBeef (@liquidbeef) says:

    Handy if you’ve ever dissolved Skittles in vodka, as you need a lot of just one color!

  3. LiquidBeef (@liquidbeef) says:

    That sound is music to my ears. :D

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