Frequently Asked Questions
Supplying VHS members with everything they need, close at hand.
|Status||Operational as of Nov 20, 2013|
|Owner||Marginally Clever (aka Dan Royer)|
|Loan Status||Actively maintained by owner|
|Arrival Date||June 2013|
|Champion||See Compendium of Champions|
TODO: Add model number, parts information, wiring schematic, IP/web address, pay-by-phone information.
Don't tip the vending machine, it weighs 300kg. Each year vending machines topple over and crush about 10-13 people.
Internally the components of modern vending machines use the MDB/ICP protocol. Several hackspaces have piggy-backed on this protocol to offer vend-by-RFID. Our goal is to offer vend-by-phone via Raspberry Pi-run website and Paypal.
Press the letter for your selection to see the price of the item. Insert change and press the same letter+number code to purchase your selection. If something is out of stock, please notify the owner. Email is on the top of the machine.
As of Jan 31st, 2014
|A||Blue EL Wire $25||Red EL Wire $25||Ramen $2|
|B||Pink EL Wire $25||Green EL Wire $25||TV B Gone Kit v1.2 $15||Orange EL Wire $25|
|C||AAA Batteries x2 $2||AA Batteries x2 $2||A→micro B USB $8||Reese $1.25|
|D||Continuous Servo $6||Blueberry Fig Bar $1.25||Coffee Crisp $1.25||Oh Henry $1.25||Raspberry Fig Bar $1.25||Fig Bar $1.25|
|E||Arduino Uno $30||VHS LED Kit $4||VHS LED Kit $4||9V Battery \w Connector||Sesame Snaps $1||Blueberry Yogurt Grec Bar $1.25||Granola Bar Chocolate Chip $1.25||Greek Yogurt Granola Bar $1.25|
|F||Raspberry Pi B \w 8GB SDCard $50||Kit-Kat $1.50||Ginger Ale $1.50||Coca-Cola $1.50|
* Inventory prices and availability subject to change without notice
|Wiki entry created||Nov 20, 2013||Thomas L.|
|Added owner, tutorial, safety.||Nov 21, 2013||Dan R.|
|Added inventory & coin notes||Jan 31, 2014||Thomas L.|
|Upgraded vending machine||Apr 14, 2014||Dan R.|