29 Nov '14, 12pm

Frappé Coffee Robot Offers Automated PIC-Me-Up

Frappé Coffee Robot Offers Automated PIC-Me-Up

Although [Giorgos Lazaridis] has graced Hackaday several times, we’ve never covered the build of his frappé machine which reader [Jim] encountered after searching for information about the PIC16F1937. His site shows the build as in-progress, but he definitely has a working prototype here, and it’s definitely awesome. Frappé coffee is made by mixing spray-dried instant coffee, a small amount of cold water, and sugar to taste in a manual shaker or a milkshake machine that uses a single beater. More water and/or milk is added as desired to top off the glass. The method was invented by accident in Thessaloniki, Greece, and has become quite popular. In addition to sixteen pages of detailed build logs, [Giorgos] shot videos that demonstrate each of the modules that make up the machine. The operator puts a glass in a holder attached to a turntable. It moves first to the coffee an...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2014/11/29/frappe-coffee-robot-offers...

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spectrum.ieee.org 29 Nov '14, 7pm

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