[Noisebridge-discuss] vending machine fail

Nicholas Iannone knyck2 at me.com
Mon Jan 17 18:04:00 UTC 2011

Not sure about the bill feeder but the sprite was loaded incorrectly, so it wasn't tripping the circuit, the machine works best with a nicely stocked column of soda. I have a feeling the diet coke may be loaded improperly as well, I'll take a look today, turns out loading that stuff is not as easy as it seems.

Thanks for pointing this out.

On Jan 17, 2011, at 8:34 AM, Josh Myer wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 7:54 AM, John E <neurofog at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I did some testing and it is reliably dispensing coke, but there may be a weird glitch with the other drinks (sprite & diet coke)
> The other gotcha we noticed was that it, at least that one time, chewed up a bill it decided not to accept, tearing the end of it when you pulled the bill back out.
> Also, there were cans in the Sprite hopper, but the "OUT" light was lit on the Sprite button.
> It seems like we need to get the guy who sold it to us to come look at it under the very short warranty we have.  After that, we'll have to do some of our own kludgery to make this thing work, but, until then, it's nice to have it Just Work.
> --
> /jbm

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