makerbot thingomatic build-up

At hack.lu we got a great present from kd85: a brand new Thing-o-matic Makerbot, complete with heated, automated build platform. As soon as the conference was over, we rushed to our beloved space to start putting it all together. Here are some pictures taken during the construction. Most of them from unpacking, after that, hands ...

Quadrocopter factory 1

Quadrocopter factory
This Sunday we got serious about putting it all together: building our own mini quadcopters. Kenn gave some insights into the mathematics behind keeping an unstable system dynamically at rest. Same thing as balancing a broom on a fingertip, just that your head does not need to do a mathematical development over 27 pages to ...

AtariST – The past catches up

AtariST - The past catches up
From the oppression of overscan and its liberation to the wide Parallax Distorter, the attendees of the AtariST workshop were impressed that the Atari was– and still is– amazing! We, the younger generation that has not come into contact with computers like the Atari or Amiga, travelled back in time to the 80′s and were ...

New goodies in the space 1

New goodies in the space
With Christmas just around the corner, Santa Kris handed out presents in the past days. Nobody saw him and nobody heard him but our beloved hackerspace counts in its inventory a few more microcontroller boards from Texas Instruments and ST Microelectronics. Have a look at the following list with some more information. 2x MSP430 Value ...