Mo Piper Cordova
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Text Machine, Get Gumball

This project describes how to build an Arduino-based, text-controlled gum dispenser. Idea from Make Maagazine "Secret Knock Gumball Machine"

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Text Machine, Get Gumball

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
×1
LED (generic)
LED (generic)
×1
Servo (generic)
×1
Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
×2
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1

Software apps and online services

Maker service
IFTTT Maker service
Particle Pi
Particle Pi

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Laser cutter (generic)
Laser cutter (generic)

Story

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Schematics

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Code

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C/C++
int ledR = D4;
int ledG = D3;
int servoPin = D0;

Servo gumballServo; 

void setup()
{
   gumballServo.attach(servoPin);
   pinMode(ledR, OUTPUT);
   pinMode(ledG, OUTPUT);
   pinMode(servoPin, OUTPUT);

   Particle.function("knock",knockDetector);

   digitalWrite(ledR, LOW);
   digitalWrite(ledG, LOW);
   gumballServo.attach(servoPin);
   gumballServo.write(360);
 }

void loop(){
}

    


int knockDetector(String command){

    if(command=="Knock")
    {
        digitalWrite(ledR,LOW);
        digitalWrite(ledG,HIGH);
        gumballServo.attach(servoPin);
        gumballServo.write(55);
        delay(2000);
        gumballServo.write(360);
        delay(2000);
        gumballServo.detach();
        return 1;
    }
    else if (command=="no")
    {
        digitalWrite(ledR,HIGH);
        digitalWrite(ledG,LOW);
        gumballServo.attach(servoPin);
        gumballServo.write(360);
        delay(1000);
        gumballServo.detach();
        return 0;
    }
    else 
    {
        return -1;
    }
}

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Mo Piper Cordova

Mo Piper Cordova

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