[Noisebridge-discuss] Vending Machine
jim at well.com
Sun Jan 9 18:56:21 PST 2011
i like the idea of raising the price of
soda pop to $2. the profit should go to the
treasurer to reimburse for electrical power
that the thing consumes.
On Sun, 2011-01-09 at 18:14 -0800, Patrick Keys wrote:
> Some questions that have cropped up about the vending machine:
> 1) Who has the keys to the vending machine?
> 2) What happens with the profits on vending machine sales?
> 3) Who empties the money from the vending machine?
> 4) What happens with the money once its emptied from the machine?
> The second question in particular came up when discussing how the drinks
> in the machine cost less than $1 each. Since that necessarily implies a
> profit, where are the profits going?
> On 1/4/2011 7:50 PM, Nicholas Iannone wrote:
> > John,
> > That might be a typo, I'm fairly certain it's 9.95 and not 99.95 but
> > it's also possible we have the wrong manual.
> > The wiki hook up seems amazingly awesome, sounds like a fun project, let
> > me know if I can help, I remember also one of the ideas we had was to
> > hook it up in a similar fashion to the door where it makes a noise over
> > the loudspeaker whenever someone buys something. thoughts?
> > Nick
> > On Jan 4, 2011, at 7:44 PM, John Morgan wrote:
> >> the other thing he was going to check out when he comes by is the
> >> ability to take 2 or more bills, I had originally planned to set
> >> it up for $2(as was the standard donation per the fridge) but the
> >> machine only accepts one bill and then you must put in change for
> >> the rest, obviously it would be ideal to just insert 2 x $1 dollar
> >> bills but he's not sure it's possible. I have the amount set to $1
> >> but it's fairly easy to adjust it.
> >> Page 15 of the manual-
> >> "Note: The SIID’s multi-pricing capability allows you to set all
> >> selections to any price in the range of $0.00 to $99.95."
> >> Boy, this thing looks like some fun... Has hooking this thing up to
> >> the wiki for real-time donation updates been talked about yet? Looks
> >> fairly straight forward according to that manual...
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