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Lego's stress test using ArduinoApril 30, 2013

 

The question was simple: ”How many times can I assemble LEGO bricks before they wear out?” And Phillipe Cantin found the answer after building a machine to test it: it took 10 days and 37,112 assembling and disassembling actions.

He used an arm moved by a servo-motor, a infrared sensor validating if the lego was off or on, and an Arduino Uno controlling the machine.

"Don’t try this at home. It’s long, noisy and cruel to LEGO bricks"

Via: Arduino Blog, Source: Phillipe Cantin

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