Category Archives: Electronics

So Make It has a new location

(originally posted at http://blog.somakeit.org.uk/2014/01/20/a-place-of-our-own/) It’s our very sincere pleasure to announce that we will be holding the Grand Opening of our first dedicated space: On 1st February 2014 at 2pm (please arrive from 1pm) At Southampton Makerspace, Unit K6, Liners’ Industrial … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding the Southampton makerspace

So Make It, the Southampton Makerspace, is a volunteer-run non-profit community space for people of all walks of life who like to make things, be they physical, digital or otherwise. Having only existed since March 2013, the Makerspace already has … Continue reading

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Southampton’s hackerspace/makerspace

A hackerspace (also referred to as a hacklab, makerspace, or hackspace) is a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialise and/or collaborate. [wikipedia] SoMakeIt is Southampton’s makerspace … Continue reading

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building a pc case from wood

Towards the end of last year we changed broadband to Virgin and it worked out the same price we were paying before to get TV included. This presented a small problem, as the new Virgin Tivo box didn’t fit in … Continue reading

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Southackton meetup on Thursday

The Southackton group had a pretty good meetup last thursday. Lots of fun things going on. There were walking robots, autonomous wheeled robots, RF hacking of LightWaveRF remote control systems, arduinos, raspberry pis and more. Also, there was cake!

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MIT running free electronics circuits course

Thanks to Paul Stimpson on the Surrey LUG mailing list for pointing the course out: MIT are launching the first course in their new e-learning programme designed to bring education free to the masses. It’s a course in electronic circuits … Continue reading

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