9-26-2013 “General Meeting and DIY Robotic Lawn Mowers”

 

Reverse Space – Build, Create, Collaborate.

 

[masked] “General Meeting and DIY Robot Lawn Mowers”
This week we will have the standard Thursday makerspace meeting as well as hosting the “Home Automation Group of Virginia” at the space. If you would like a tour of the makerspace, please come between 5:30pm to 6:30pm or between 9:30pm to 10:30pm for a tour. Both the ReverseSpace and the Home Automation Group are open to new people.

5:30pm to 11PM – Space is open to everyone and their projects.
Groups meeting at Revesespace:
7:00 PM Presentation on “Robotic Lawn Mowers” done by the Home Automation Group.
7:30pm to 8:30pm Home Automation Group of Virginia
http://www.meetup.com/Home-Automation-Group-of-Northern-Virginia/

If you have any projects you are working on, feel free to bring it to Reverse Space! We have locked storage space, hundred of tools and electronics, and the largest sections of free to use 3D printers for any Makerspace (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackerspace) on the east coast of the US. At this time membership is free.

Equipment and donations available:
Node Chroma – Bluetooth 4.0 surface color scanner. http://variableinc.com/\
Arduino microcontroller Uno and Mega - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arduino
Raspberry Pi - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_Pi
BeagleBone Black – http://beagleboard.org/Products/BeagleBone%20Black NEW!
Book “Bad to the Bone” on crafting electronic systems with BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black NEW!
Book “Z-Wave Basics” on using w-wave for wireless communication in Smart Homes. NEW!
Book “Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius” on projects for Raspberry Pi. NEW!

Other projects we are working on below. Help is always needed.
Micro controller (Arduino) – Looking for a group leader to start projects and setup lab.
Raspberry Pi – Installation of OS system and working test system for members.
Lyman Filament Extruder – Every Makerspace should have one!
Heated Build Bed - for Makerbot Replicator 2. We have the parts.
Human Head 3D Scanning - Microsoft Kinect Sensor installed with the software for 3D scanning.
NextEngine 3D Laser Scanner – Ready to use.
3D - “Rostock Delta Arm 3D printer” Team is almost done.
3D - “PrintRbot LC” - This 3D printer needs to be calibrated and test prints done.
3D - “RepRap” - This also needs to be calibrated and test prints done.
CNC - “ShapeOko CNC” Team is almost done.
3D - “B9Creator” Getting a working print and settings with our DLP light 3D printer.
Drone - “Flight of the 3D printed quad copter drone” The drone needs to fly.
Help Needed - Organization and building of the Makerspace. Help is always appreciated but not required.
Community Help - Other members who may need help on their projects.
Website and listed equipment – Webmaster needed. Free membership for this job.
Equipment Operators – Host of the space runs the Makerbot, Corporate 3D printers, and Ultimaker.

Address of the meeting:
Cortona Academy
13505 Dulles Technology Drive Suite 3 (all the way in the back!)
Herndon, VA 20171

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