And just when I was getting over my yen for the normal-sized (“chicken?”) eggbot. Like the original, the new Ostrich Eggbot is a spherical-surface plotter, but its capacity has been increased from the original’s 1.25-4.25″ diameter range to 2.25-6.25″. The kits are on-sale now for $250. The original eggbot is still available at $200.Continue Reading
I want to buy, like, 100 of these interlocking motion-responsive LED modules from EMSL and cover an entire wall in my house with them. Unfortunately I can’t afford to do so at the moment, either in terms of money for that many kits or in terms of time to solder them together.
Oh well, maybe one of you can do it and post some nice video so I can live vicariously.Continue Reading
A lot of us saw a tantalizing glimpse of EMSL‘s sweet new barbot on the most recent episode of Make: Live, and here it is! Twice the pumps, twice the ingredients and twice the radness of last year’s model. My favorite part are the beakers cut into spouts that dip down to dispense the ingredients […]Continue Reading
Instructables user dnewman used his EMSL Eggbot rotary plotter to print an accurate nutrition label on the side of a raw egg. A delightful and otherwise fairly useless thing to do. I heartily approve. [via adafruit]Continue Reading
One problem with the cocktail robot genre is — at least until recently — everyone’s trying to make money off these devices so no one is willing to go open source. Well, trust our friends the Evil Mad Scientists (Lenore and Windell) to do it right. Their beautiful Drink Making Unit pumps liquids from three […]Continue Reading