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[[User:Adi|Andy Isaacson]] $60
[[User:Adi|Andy Isaacson]] $60
'''Total = $160
[[User:Jof|jof]] $100
'''Total = $260
'''Goal = $500
'''Goal = $500
'''Difference = $340'''
'''Difference = $240'''
==== How to contribute ====
==== How to contribute ====

Revision as of 16:51, 22 December 2010

This is the place to list any info about our imaginary vending machine.

This is a vending machine, yes!

Dontations to the fund and goal status

Commited donations:

user:Nickthedude $100
also commiting to dealing with logistics, but looking for a volunteer or two to help with the heavy lifting and such.

Andy Isaacson $60

jof $100

Total = $260

Goal = $500

Difference = $240

How to contribute

Not sure if this is the best way to do this, and if there is a better way im all ears but until we can find a better solution paypal me at knyck2@mac.com and record your donation here for record keeping, Not sure how this affects tax deductible status, but I'm willing to provide the paperwork to Noisebridge trustees to make it official once we get it done.

Possible Machines

Here are some vending machines I've been looking at:

$300 from ebay | no change mechanism (pick up in hayward):



Soda and Snack vending machine combo - $895 (San Leandro)



vending machines - $750



this looks like our best bet:

VENDING MACHINES SODA&SNACK - $300 (oakland downtown)




Soda Snack Combo Vending machine (hayward / castro valley)


Vending Machine For You!!!! (tenderloin)



Soda and Snack machines for sale and repair - $550 (San Francisco Bay Area)



Vending machines, warranteed, ready to install now!


Goals and Future

The goal of this project is to generate money to support noisebridge as well as give clarity and an obvious way to support to noisebridge to the "walk-in" crowd as well as the noisefolk.

Depending on the success of the soda machine it would be nice to have other premium vending machines that vend possibly healthy snacks, computer parts, arduinos etc.

Possible Issues

It is feared that any vending machine put in noisebridge will immediately get hacked. Not sure how excellent this would be.

How to deal with stock sodas not already inside the machine.