[Noisebridge-discuss] Muralizer/plotter (was vending machine lights/poster)

Jonathan Foote jtfoote at ieee.org
Sat Jan 15 17:21:05 PST 2011


Has anyone actually poked at the plotter to see what kind of interface
is has?  Looked liked HPIB to me, has anyone found a serial port?

I ask because  http://music.columbia.edu/cmc/chiplotle/ looks like teh awesome.

What kind of a blade would it need to become a vinyl cutter?

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 5:15 PM, Josh Myer <josh at joshisanerd.com> wrote:
> The bed is 12"x20", so 28"x68" isn't going to happen on the laser.
> We do, however, have that giant plotter next to the electronics area, and
> I'd be happy to work with someone's art to see what we can get out of
> Muralizer (a robot that drags a pen along the wall/butcher paper taped to
> the front of the vending machine).  It's done versions of the logo before,
> but it needs some customized art to do a reasonable job.  In particular, it
> needs the outline of the design, not just the lines that make up the design.
>  (ie: if you've got a big fat line, it needs lines for all four sides, not
> just "line of width 3 from blah to blah")
> --
> /jbm
>
> On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 5:02 PM, Taylor Alexander <tlalexander at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> We could probably use our fancy new laser cutter to make that sign, in a
>> month or so. :)
>> -Taylor
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Vending machine
>>> -----------------
>>> is there a way to get the vending machine lights to work? do the bulbs
>>> just need to be replaced or what?
>>>
>>> also, would anybody be interested in printing a noisebridge poster to
>>> replace the "cold drinks" poster on the front of the machine? a
>>> backlighted noisebridge logo would be very excellent.  the dimensions
>>> for the vending machine cover poster are about 28" wide by 68" tall.
>>> even just removing the "cold drinks" poster and leaving the see-through
>>> plexiglass to see how much drink inventory we have would be excellent.
>>>
>>>
>>> Snacks
>>> -----------------
>>> while on the topic... i'm getting ready to buy more snacks since we've
>>> broken even on donations for the $100 of snacks I already bought.  any
>>> suggestions for what snacks to buy?  I've already gotten feedback
>>> recommending anything-without-high-fructose-corn-syrup, fresh fruit,
>>> unsalted cashews, and sunflower seeds.  any other suggestions?
>>>
>>>
>>> Patrick
>>>
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