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

Jonathan Foote jtfoote at ieee.org
Sat Jan 15 18:55:13 PST 2011


Cool. thanks. Do you have the model number/ID  handy or any kind of docs?

-J

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 5:59 PM, Tymm Twillman <tymmothy at gmail.com> wrote:
> i just dropped off a GPIB to RS232 converter.
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> (though dunno how hard it is to talk through it, never really ran it... and GPIB is a bit of a pain in its own way.  high probability it would be a waste of time)
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> On Jan 15, 2011, at 5:21 PM, Jonathan Foote wrote:
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>> 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?
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>> I ask because  http://music.columbia.edu/cmc/chiplotle/ looks like teh awesome.
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>> What kind of a blade would it need to become a vinyl cutter?
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>> 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:
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>>>> We could probably use our fancy new laser cutter to make that sign, in a
>>>> month or so. :)
>>>> -Taylor
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>>>> 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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>>>  josh at joshisanerd.com
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