The tea maker ran as well as I had hoped. The interface is easy to understand and intuitive, at least I think so. Users turn the potentiometer to the desired time, which is shown on the screen and press the start button. If the they aren't sure what time to select the screen also shows the tea name. The video below shows the operation. The files necessary for someone to copy the project have been made public. To make understanding the project easier an Instructable was made which shows step-by-step how to make a copy.
Video of tea maker operation
Files for 3D Printed Automatic Tea Maker:
- Arduino code
- Fritzing file
- OpenSCAD code for parts
- STL model for parts
- OpenSCAD code for enclosure
- STL model for enclosure
A new project was started. This project was based on previous distance sensors which translated distance to pressure through a servo. The version created by me was not trying to revolutionize or do anything new but instead was meant to make the project more accessible. With a 3D printer and some soldering a user could gain sonar sense in a very small package. The largest component was a USB battery pack. If the project is successful a workshop could be arranged so the skills and device could be spread to the community.
Animation of enclosure progress
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