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December 23, 2013 AT 7:00 am

Candy Sorting Machine!

Hark! There’s good news for all of us color conscious candy connoisseurs out there. Check out this awesome candy sorting machine made with an Arduino and an RGB Sensor, via hackaday:

OCD. Sometimes things just get to you, like those pesky bags of randomly assorted candies. [Torsten] decided to build a sorting machine capable of sorting Skittles or M&Ms into separate cups by color at around 80 pieces per minute. It’s a great implementation, using an Arduino Duo. He based the code on the principles of a finite-state machine, in order to make it as quick as possible.

570px sorting machine view

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