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Hi! I'm Noboyu.

I often go to amusement arcade in Japan. I like the Crane game machine in particular.

One day...I obtained a part of Crane game TOY in a junk shop,It was just throw away as unsold garbage.

And that was the start of making crane game myself.

The thing that I obtained was gearbox of Crane game Toy.There is Dc motor in that.

I decided to controll by Arduino.

Step 1: Design

I tried to design chassis to look like real Crane game machine of amusement arcade.

Step 2: Feature

My machine has five functions.

Step 3: Contorol System

Step 4: Game Procedure

Step 5: Circuit Diagram

Step 6: Make Music CONTROL BOARD

I bought inexpensive MP3 player to playback music from Arduino. And I adapted.

Step 7: Make COIN MECHANISMS

The following web sites pages are a great help to me.

  • http://underthepier.com/01_howtocoinmech.htm

I designed based on this web site,and meke to fit in with Japanese coin(10yen)

Step 8: Make the Housing of Machine

Step 9: Wiring

Step 10: Programming

  • The Source Code is here.
  • (Arduino's ino file.)

Step 11: Let's Play!

I hope you enjoy my Instructable!

Thank you for being patient with my English.. :-)

Which program are you using to view the crane in?
<p>Thank you for your comment.</p><p>Did you mean &quot;a program that controls game&quot;?</p><p>My program is in the STEP10.</p><p>Correct me if I am wrong.;-)</p>
<p>Haha not quite, the program in the picture used in step one :) </p>
<p>Thank you for your reply.</p><p>I understand!!</p><p>The program that I'm using is SOLIDWORKS.</p>
<p>Very nice! I'm going to make this for my Grandkids! Domo! </p><p>Kyōyū suru tame no okage de!</p><p>Please excuse my Japanese!</p>
<p>Thank you for your comment, and writing in Japanese:-)</p><p>If there are any documents you need , please let me know. I will post.</p><p>If you make that, please upload to Instractable!</p>
Nice project! This is probobly the only crane game in the world that you actualy can win something.
<p>Thank you for your comment.</p><p>I'm glad to hear you say that.:-D</p>
<p>Awesome! I love crane games. </p>
<p>Thank you!! I love crane game, too!</p>

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