Introduction to Soldering – Lab & Open Time

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 7:00 PM Come out for a hands-on introduction to electronics soldering. We will talk about various methods of soldering – through hole, and surface mount. Soldering irons will be available for practice, so bring your projects if you have any. We will gather tips on how to…

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Introduction to 3D Printing – Talk & Open Lab

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 7:00 PM This event will be a primer on proper use of the 3D printer, an overview of key software, and best practices. In particular, we will focus on printing for quantity, and plating your pieces. We will be creating pieces for an old board game that…

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Microcontrollers – Projects and Open Time

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 29 Mar 2018 7:00 PM The last Thursday of every month the Rockville Science Center hosts a monthly topic on Microcontrollers. We will join them. There is no agenda, just community, sharing, question answering, and hacking! This is a great place to bring your projects involving Arduinos, Pi’s, Beagles, and…

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Kickstarter Launch Party!!! Fipsy FPGA – Learn about FPGAs

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 15 Mar 2018 7:00 PM Join us for a Kickstarter Launch Party! Our community has worked hard, and our manufacturing partner, Allied Components has been amazing! With the upfront work for the Kickstarter in the rear-view mirror, let’s celebrate how we:1. Identified a need we had, and realized other makerspaces…

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Filming our Kickstarter Video – Live Filming and Video Training

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 01 Mar 2018 4:00 PM We will be filming a Kickstarter appeal video for our community-developed FPGA Break out board. Learn about the FPGA breakout board here:https://www.mocomakers.com/fipsy-fpga/ An FPGA allows you to design digital logic circuits inside a microchip. Generally, anything you can do in software, you can do with…

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Spaceblimp Worknight “Meeting”

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 7:00 PM We will join a collaborative effort with HacDC to build a high-altitude balloon, with various payloads. Quoting from their description: At this worknight meeting we’ll be working in al the critical parts and tools are on-hand, on various payloads, coordination with the FAA, the testing…

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