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As I am someone who has created lots of GBC modules, either original or copies from others I also contribute to a lot of events.

At each event I try to create a simple movie, following a single ball through the circuit, with my cellphone and put it online on Youtube. I will either extend this message each time I put up a new video or create a new message, depending what is possible on this forum.

Last weekend I setup a circuit with 39 modules at a "Open deur dag" at Evonik in Antwerp, Belgium.

I would love to see more of these videos

Kind regards, Maico Arts

Posted by on 11 May 2015 at 10:17.

Ow, you can find all my movies on my Youtube channel...

Posted by on 11 May 2015 at 10:18.

Did you build all of those modules?

Posted by Torso on 12 May 2015 at 09:00.

Yes, I have build them all. I haven't designed them all.

Posted by on 12 May 2015 at 19:01.

Still, that's an impressive amount of work. Are they reliable enough that you can keep them running by yourself or do have help during the events?

Posted by Torso on 13 May 2015 at 08:31.

These are reliable enough. I didn't have much work to keep everything running. Sometimes you get a lot of work on a module of which you didn't expect it and on another event doesn't give you any trouble at all.

I can manage bigger circuits, but it is always useful to have any help. It gives you time to walk arround the event and it gives you time to have a talk with your audience.

Posted by on 14 May 2015 at 07:23.

Very impressive work!

Also I appreciate the videos and look forward to more. Following a single ball is always the best way to observe a GBC, and sometimes at events it's too crowded in certain areas, so a video definitely helps. :)

Posted by ToaMeiko (administrator) on 14 May 2015 at 23:31.

In my second message you will find a link to my Youtube channel. Lots of event videos of events in which I have participated.

Posted by on 17 May 2015 at 18:56.

Today I have made a video at Modelbouwdagen 2015 in Elst, NL.

Posted by on 17 May 2015 at 20:45.

I was invited to setup a circuit at Kinderboerderijdag 2015 in Oss, my home town.

Here is an impression: Here you can follow the blue ball:

Posted by on 1 June 2015 at 06:04.

Posted by ToaMeiko on 14 May 2015 at 23:31.

»Following a single ball is always the best way to observe a GBC«
I respectfully disagree. Certainly it is a good way, but there are plenty of instances where it's not the best way. For example, if you have a module with two paths; or a module that takes 100 seconds to process a ball (but does 100 balls concurrently); or a really interesting module that dispenses balls very quickly. Also, you have to make sure that the ball you're following doesn't get stuck or fall out!


Posted by Captainowie on 1 June 2015 at 08:19.
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