HarrisonMcIntyre
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Completely Automated M&M Launcher - Activated Using Alexa

I built an automated M&M launcher that finds your face, and shoots chocolate into your hands/mouth/cup!

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Sony Play Station Eye USB Camera
×1
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
×1
Arduino Nano R3
Arduino Nano R3
×2
USB-A to Mini-USB Cable
USB-A to Mini-USB Cable
×2
L298N Motor Driver
×2
Voltage Converter
×2
Hall Effect Sensor
Hall Effect Sensor
×1
Magnet
×2
Circular Connector Cable Seal, Heat Shrinkable Sealing Boot
Circular Connector Cable Seal, Heat Shrinkable Sealing Boot
×1
Resistor 10k ohm
Resistor 10k ohm
×1
Wago Connector
×20
DC Motor 12V 6000 RPM
×1
Servo Module (Generic)
I used a 20kg servo for the feeder, but any standard, non micro servo should do.
×3
Compliant Wheel
×1
Zip Ties
To clean up the wiring.
×1
Wood Screws
×1
Small Wood Boards
×1
Wires
Choose the appropriate gauge for the task. The motor wire should be sufficiently thick to handle the high current draw.
×1
Cordless Drill Battery (20v)
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Raspbian
Raspberry Pi Raspbian
Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Drill / Driver, 20V
Drill / Driver, 20V
Hot glue gun (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

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Code

M&M Launcher Code

Credits

HarrisonMcIntyre

HarrisonMcIntyre

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