Today, we began construction on the Pinewood Derby Unleashed track. There were a lot of volunteers that came to help with this project. The wood was mainly made from scrap pieces from building the loft or donated. The timing program we used was from MiscJunk.org using an Arduino and a few electronic parts and a […]
We just held our first ever Retro Gaming Night on Saturday. It was a huge success! There were at least 40 attendees throughout the day. Most of the games were played on emulators but some classic machines were brought to share with everyone. There was a Nintendo Virtual Boy, an Original Nintendo Game Boy, Game
Intro to Programming with Python. All three (3) classes are published on the Melbourne Makerspace YouTube channel. See dates below. For those who have never written a single line of code in their life or experienced developers that want to learn Python syntax, drop by the Makerspace and let’s go through the Python tutorials together.
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM I have done 3D printing classes where I’ve discussed theory and how everything works, but the feedback I’ve received seems to suggest people want less theory and structure and more “how do I print my thing” That’s what this class is for. We’ll download something, set up
The CNC Class held on 2015-01-17, videos were published 2015-01-20. Part A and Part B https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jjui8X4ltxk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWxVH-IJGEs
2015-01-10 MakerBot 3D printer training class videos (8 each) are published. The Melbourne Makerspace Youtube channel is at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3tuTzK0RwxJrtZ3I6bEQkg Melbourne Makerspace – MakerBot 3D Printer Class – Part C is one of them.
There are new videos about things being done at Melbourne Makerspace. Added seven (7) on 2015-01-04. We now have a total of 19 videos. Look at out YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3tuTzK0RwxJrtZ3I6bEQkg
Chris from Hobby Town brought a whole bunch of different size and shape remote control multicopters. He showed us all the basic parts required to make everything from a basic one that has self leveling all the way up to fully autonomous, tell-it-what-gps-coordinates-to-fly-to-and-it-will drones. There were some with cameras attached and some without. Some can
I just followed the instructions on this page to get the raspberry pi I put by the inner door to stream the video from the Logitech C210 web cam: http://wolfpaulus.com/jounal/embedded/raspberrypi_webcam/ If you plan to install something like that for home security reasons, navigate here for references. So now you should be able to go to
Now the telepresence robot has an actual support mast for the netbook it uses as the control server and video chat interface. This is much better than the stack of shoe boxes I was using temporarily. For now it is just a four inch PVC pipe with 4 inch flange on both sides screwed into