Sir Mix-A-Lot is a project which was motivated by a similar
product posted on http://slashdot.org about
an automatic drink pourer called the BarMonkey.
The BarMonkey's design was a great initial step in developing
a fully featured
automatic drink mixer; and we believe Sir Mix-A-Lot moves
past the first prototype -- refining and improving upon
initial drink mixing ideas and raising the stakes.
Sir Mix-A-Lot is a fully automated drink mixing machine built
directly into a refrigerator. The machine is housed in a medium
sized 'Hudson Bay' refrigerator which was modified for drink
dispensing purposes. Sir Mix-A-Lot has a built in carbonator
for CO2 creation
-- it mixes pop syrups and the carbonated water to make pop.
Sir Mix-A-Lot's user interface is as clean as possible --
exposing a single 10.4" TFT LCD built into the freeze
door which allows the user simple and quick access to mixed