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Make: Lego and Arduino Projects by Adam Wolf, Matthew Beckler, John Baichtal

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Chapter 5. Project: Chocolate Milk Maker

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Parts List

Assembly Instructions

Program the Robot

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Need a refreshing glass of chocolate milk? Just press a button
Figure 5-1. Need a refreshing glass of chocolate milk? Just press a button

For our next project we’re going to build a robot that makes a cup of chocolate milk by mixing together chocolate syrup and regular milk. It’s silly, of course—who needs such a thing? Still, it’s a great opportunity to expand our knowledge of Lego robotics and to introduce a couple of new tools. Plus, everyone loves a treat!

The way the robot works is that it pumps milk from its jug to a beverage cup using an aquarium pump, which pressurizes the jug and makes ...

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