Do you have prints that don’t print?A pronterface that looks wrongterface? Well, you might have a bad mesh.
I ran into this when attempting to slice a whistle from Thingiverse: Slic3r would give me the ominous “Non-Manifold mesh” message and the printer would spaz out.
In order to undertand what’s going on, there should be [...]
If you follow the Hack-A-Day stream, you’ve probably seen the STM32F0Discovery board come up on occasion. I have two of these boards and I like them — they have what I need for basic stuff, but I wanted some more horse-power (and USB Host.) Quickly, to [...]
Taking the initiative to being more of an educational group, we’ve decided that Wednesday is now class day here at Quelab. Here on out, we want to have a class every Wednesday night after Co-Working.
So, to start it out I will be hosting a class on glass etching this coming Wednesday, starting at 7PM, [...]
Sadly we had one unknown, how much helium was inside the borrowed tank of helium. sadly it was about 1/2 the estimate. which was not enough lift for our project.
Oh well with all science there are setbacks! but we will do it again! and hopefully again… and again.
here are a few [...]
I’m checking back in with everyone because we’re in the home stretch of the Space Chile Project(High Altitude Balloon launch and recovery Containing the seeds for tasty tasty green chile! And cameras, and GPS….). If you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past month, please come to hacknight Tuesday so that [...]
I just whipped up this LED tester tonight while at the lab. The two probes provide just the right power for a single normal LED. I built it because I need a way to test tiny surface mount LEDs.
I plan on leaving it at the lab for everyone to use. Keep in [...]
Quelab wants to invite you in to play with lightpainting. (basically long exposure photography in the dark, where you can use led/lights/phones/lasers/glowsticks to litterally draw in four dimensions!
Cost is just our usual hacknight fee + a fee for a memory card(which you get to keep with your digital creations on it) [...]
Circuit-Bending Hackerspace Rock Band, CMKT 4, is doing a workshop Wednesday, May 9th, 7-9:PM building contact microphones in conjunction with Quelab. These microphones are powerful enough to do whatever you want, and accessible enough for all skill levels. Plus, they’re made out of bottle caps, which is just awesome. It’s a DIY electronics project [...]
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