It seems someone at the office has a sweet tooth, as for this month I was tasked with creating a machine that can sort M&M’s by their colour. It turns out it wasn’t as complex as I originally thought, and it was quite inexpensive. There is quite a bit of 3D printing required, but the electronics is quite straightforward. By using the Arduino platform we have made it user friendly to even the novice electronics enthusiast.
For the code, Bill of materials and construction instructions goto: