This fun ping pong ball launcher is constructed out of scrap materials and outfitted with some Adafruit electronics, creating a simple and highly entertaining introduction to basic mechanical concepts and coding.
The materials for this project are all things you can find around the house. This project uses the Circuit Playground Express microcontroller programmed in Microsoft MakeCode for easy upload and changes.
For this project you will need:
- Some large pieces of scrap corrugated cardboard
- Scissors and/or box cutter
- Hot glue & hot glue gun
- Ping pong balls
- Double-sided foam tape