Category: Projects

Posts related to member or group projects, including but not limited to progress reports, completion, postmortems, ideas, et al.

Our friends at Thinkbox Manufacturing have just launched a brand new AstroPi Case for the Raspberry Pi. A replica of the one up in the ISS (International Space Station) right now! BC Robotics and Industrial Plastics & Paints Nanaimo are …

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One of our members is involved in a local Kickstarter. “The Volt” is a unique, open source, hackable, Arduino-based clock with an analog display. No assembly required. DIY Kit available! Check it out here! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1692415722/the-volt-a-retro-futurist-open-source-analog-clock

Notice: This post originally stated 2pm in error; the correct time is 1pm Our level one soldering workshops have been quite popular and we’ve had some great feedback, and now it’s time to announce our level 2 soldering workshop!  In this …

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Have you ever wanted to learn to solder?  You’ll get your chance!  Makerspace Nanaimo will be hosting a soldering workshop on September 26th, starting at 1pm, with a second workshop at 3pm.  Slots may be limited, so be sure to …

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Have you ever wanted to learn to solder?  You’ll get your chance!  Makerspace Nanaimo will be hosting a soldering workshop on July 25th, starting at 1pm.  Slots may be limited, so be sure to sign up early by emailing soldering@makerspacenanaimo.org! …

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Have you ever dreamed of owning an audio vacuum tube amplifier or even built your own? Reading the schematic of a tube amplifier can seem like you’re staring at ancient Sanskrit!     Victor Kung from VKMusic will be at …

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Here is a nice little class D 20 watts x 2 @ 12v amp board.  It is made by Adafruit Industries and available locally from BC Robotics. This thing is awesome for its size, perfect if you need nice clean and …

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Last night was another successful 3D Printing Sunday. Assembly of the YTec Plan B 3D powder printer commenced. It was like an adult version of Lego – searching through bags and boxes of delicious parts and hardware. And of course, …

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Pi Day is coming – It’s on March 14th.  And it’s 2015.  And because we’re such geeks, we can start at 2:26 PM – 9:26 PM UTC – to make the start time the awe-inspiring 3/14/15 9:26pm – 3.1415926! A …

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Raspberry Jam – come and see what you can do with a Raspberry Pi computer A Raspberry Jam is your chance to find out about the Raspberry Pi computer* your chance to share what you’ve been doing with a Pi …

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