INVENTED: This machine separates your Skittles into color groups so you don’t have to

For those that enjoy separating their colorful candy into different groups, Brian Egenriether has invented a machine that sorts Skittles into their different color groups. The machine has a funnel-type chimney feeder at the top attached to a long, cylindrical body that rotates and spits the candy into bowls at the bottom that correspond to each color of the Skittles rainbow. According to the description, Brian utilized BASIC Stamp 2 and 3 for actuation and an IR LED and phototransistor for separation. The rest of the machine is made up of telescope parts, PVC, and epoxy that that Brian fabricated himself.

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