June 18

News : DENVER MINI MAKER FAIRE: FUN WITH PINBALL : HACKADAY

HackAday has posted an article about Mark Gibson, a person who makes projects from mid-century pinball machines.  It seems it is mostly electro magnetic parts that he uses to create these awesome inventions.


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[Mark Gibson] probably has nothing against silicon. He just knows that a lot that can be done with simple switches, relays, and solenoids and wants to share that knowledge with the world. This was made abundantly clear to me during repeat visits to his expansive booth at Denver Mini Maker Faire last weekend.

In the sunlight-filled atrium of the Museum of Nature and Science, [Mark] sat behind several long tables covered with his creations made from mid-century pinball machines. There are about two dozen pieces in his interactive exhibit, which made its debut at the first-ever Northern Colorado Maker Faire in 2013. [Mark] was motivated to build these boards because he wanted to get people interested in the way things work through interaction and discovery of pinball mechanisms.


Read the rest of the article here :
http://hackaday.com/2016/06/17/denver-mini-maker-faire-fun-with-pinball/


Thanks to HackAday and Kristina Panos for the article and pictures .