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The New and Improved Way to Sort LEGO


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#1 Offline Hapori Tohu

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Posted Apr 30 2017 - 11:44 AM

Sorting LEGO can be a necessary evil in many builders' lives, for allowing for a more organized collection and some lethargic downtime between builds, but also as a Sisyphean task that seemingly never ends. Adult builder Jacques Mattheij had to find a more streamlined way to get through the piles of brick, however, because he wound up with two tons of LEGO to add to his collection. His answer, as outlined in his blog, was to automate it through a system of conveyor belts, a camera, and air machines so each piece would end up in the proper tub for future use. Check it out, and then ask, "Can it be done with Mindstorms?"

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