Now again it's fun to take an existing task and completely over-engineer the process, because ... you can. One example of this has been demonstrated by Instructables member HckrSvn whose "Tea-O-Tron 3000.2" takes making tea to the next level.
The system uses an Arduino-controlled stepper motor which is used to hold the tea bag over the mug of water - and can be used to move the bag in and out of the water. The steep duration is set via an infra-red remote control with the details displayed on an LCD.
It's an interesting example of using the hardware together, and for more information check out the project Instructables page. And for more, we're on facebook, Google+, and twitter - so follow us for news and product updates as well.
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