A great evenings hacking and making, the Raspberry Pis are working, and as an added extra, fixed the tiny little camera drone which now doesn’t crash into the walls. We also had some extra awesome electronics kits from Simon Monk @
And the Cube:Bit is looking awesome……
The first makerspace evening went great! However the donated Raspberry Pi collection is a a bit ‘eccentric’
Come an help us get as many working as possible! 6.30 PM room C130 Library on Wednesday
A surprise late-night delivery for the Makerspace from
Simon Monk (Monkmakes) (A well-known creator of maker kits!).
Two stuff lucky boxes! And books! Had a peek, and there are lots of great parts inside, robot shells, motors and servos. #awesome
Follow Simon at
www.monkmakes.com or https://twitter.com/monkmakes
The first Makerspace evening is booked for the evening of Wednesday 16th of October, everyone has cleared the calenders and the lasers have been charged (only joking, we don’t have any lasers…. yet)
Room C130 in the library. 6.30 until 9PM. Or until the lasers, we don’t have run out of power. Staff and Students welcome!
Some lasers. We don’t have any of these
Looking forward to seeing you there! Bring lasers!*
*actually, don’t bring any lasers. We wouldn’t want to deal with the paperwork.
LAMMSpace for the awesome lasercut sign.
We have ordered the
4tronix Cube:Bit. Prepare your sunglasses!(and 10 Amp power supplies)
On an unrelated note, where do you get a 10 amp 5v PSU from?
We will have a short planning meetup this Thursday 27th at 2PM. Meet at the library frontdesk, all are welcome!
We will have a look at the space and then retire to a location with warm beverages. Stay as long as you want.
Exciting. Some boxes have arrived. 20 sturdy boxes for equiptment and projects.
Stackable and unstackable. Grey in colour. What more do you possibly want for a busy makerspace?
It has been a busy summer. After some discussions we have space, and stuff, and shelves.
So what do we have?
The library room C130 from 4PM – 9PM for 12 months. It is a big room, with HDMI screens, desks and power. It is everything a maker could dream of, but wait. There is more!
The room has storage, a room connected where tools and projects can be stored. we have a total of 20 ISO sized storage boxes on shelves, for storage.
Some Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, Hat (The Pi Type), Some tools and plenty of stickers 😀
Some exciting projects, more news about that later!
A new collection of Electronic and Paper Books called the
And finally ‘Maker Liasion’ ‘
John the Librarian‘, the Faculty Librarian for STEM who will be helping with running the Makerspace, answering queries and finding funding.