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  1. BarBot 2011 Postcard

    Snapshot Title: BarBot 2011 Postcard
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    RoboExotica has been going on for over 10 years in Vienna, and BarBot for 4 years in San Francisco.

    There is some issue with the name, but many of the robots are the same.

    Cocktail robotics is an in...



  2. ice lift detail

    Snapshot Title: ice lift detail
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Complete with cheerful stitching error-the rod is actually straight :-)

    The white disc is lowered, the tube is filled with ice, and a motor comes on to spin the all thread and raise the disc, and the...



  3. Ice Chute Spinner

    Snapshot Title: Ice Chute Spinner
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Like a pinball game, except you use ice instead of a ball, and you want the ice to get down the darn chute and into the cup!



  4. Ice Chute

    Snapshot Title: Ice Chute
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    A motor turns the all thread rod on the cylinder on the right (there are snapshos sof these details), which raises the ice up, like an augor. It slides down the chute and spins the blue spnner, which...



  5. Kahlua and Vodka

    Snapshot Title: Kahlua and Vodka
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Kahlua on the left, vodka on the right



  6. What do you want to drink?

    Snapshot Title: What do you want to drink?
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    This was the panel from an old elevator, repurposed.

    The original choices were:
    White Molotov
    White Russian
    Lazy Olga
    Hippie Version (Vegan)

    Now
    'You be Weakling'
    Mediocre Drink
    Regular Russian



  7. Your Cup goes here...

    Snapshot Title: Your Cup goes here...
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    There is a little switch under the plate. It closes when a cup is in place.

    In theory you could have it measure pressure, and provide a ZOMFG the cup is full, stop everything! Warning.

    But now it ...



  8. Liquid Dispenser

    Snapshot Title: Liquid Dispenser
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Milk, Soy Milk, Kahlua, and Vodka controlled by chop sticks.



  9. Chopstick Valves

    Snapshot Title: Chopstick Valves
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    See the tube with clear liquid on the left? It goes under a chopstick. The chopstick is held shut by a servo motor (visible in the gigapan of the rear of the machine): gigapan.org/gigapans/74...



  10. Dairy or Soy?

    Snapshot Title: Dairy or Soy?
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: White Russian Hippie Maker - Front
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    The arrow is connected to a servo motor to flip between telling you you get dairy milk, or soy milk.