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Experiments with pumps in Taipei

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During the Playaround09 Workshop in Taipei we have also been doing some experiments in Bioelectronix, building microscopes and also some hacked CD-rom drives to be used as linear syringe pumps.

The motor from the CD-rom was controlled using a L293 (H-bridge motor controller) from the arduino. single drop can easily be controlled, allthough the speed still seems to be too large for small microfluidic devices.

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eschertsai

December 17th, 2009 at 07:45    


I've seen it in the 09 playaroundworkshop.
It's so cool, when the CD-ROM motor push the injection,very smooth~

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