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Old 12-07-2012, 07:26 PM   #11
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It seems like you're trying to make a novel solution to something that really isn't a problem.... While it's nice to have some flare and zaz in your setup, why not just use a good ol' fashioned manual tap?

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Old 12-07-2012, 09:31 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by bdh View Post
I know some soda machines use ultrasound to measure the fluid height in the cup. It doesn't totally solve the problem since you still wouldn't know the maximum height of the glass, but measuring just glass height with an IR sensor is easier than measuring the total volume. Also not sure how well ultrasound will be with foam. Foam's not very dense, so it might not give much ultrasound signal.
I'd go with this idea or bar code etched in each glass. Plenty of threads here on etching glass. I'm sure you could get the IR to notice the liquid making it to the edge. Either that have a kid and train him to be trustworthy and not spill anything.

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Old 12-09-2012, 07:18 AM   #13
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So you're building this into your kitchen island?

I would recommend using a scissor lift to raise it up from the center of the island when in use. ...and possibly a fog machine and lasers for extra effect.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:52 AM   #14
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@ryan_george cause its fun to make things and experiment, plus during a party when people start to have a few too many it makes it so that the drinks are still quality drinks.

@Dude Trying to not use a standard set of glasses and have it be able to handle any glass type (to an extent)

@jpalarchio yes doing something similar to that, although mine works different and will be able to hook up mixers as well. I think ive gotten my design down and will be nice.
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:18 PM   #15
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You all are getting silly now.

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