"Weekly Meeting and Christmas DIY projects"

 

Reverse Space – Build, Create, Collaborate.

This week at ReverseSpace we will be hosting the Home Automation Group's meeting on how to build and design your own 3D printed window LED candles, a 3D printer LED
glowing blub, and redesigning a store bought cordless window LED candle to last an entire month without having to change batteries. The meeting will start at 6:30pm and the space will be open from 5:30pm to 11pm.

For more information on the Home Automation Group meeting, please
go to:
http://www.meetup.com/Home-Automation-Group-of-Northern-Virginia/

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:11230
(3D printer LED candle using a mini Maglight)

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:177017
(Glow Sphere we made here at the space using a small LED we bought.
We have around 24 of these led's for member's projects.  Each cost us
less than $1 each.)

http://www.brookstone.com
(Search for “Williamsburg Cordless LED Candle with Streetside
Brightness” to find the candle in which we altered to increase the
battery life to run this an entire month.

 

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 Blackhttp://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!

PortPilot Pro - http://portpilot.net/NEW!

ExtrusionBot -  http://www.extrusionbot.net/
Almost done with this build. NEW!

Makerbot Replicator 2 - http://www.makerbot.com/

Makerbot Replicator 1 - http://www.makerbot.com/

Ultimaker 3D printer - https://www.ultimaker.com/

Form 1 3D printer - http://formlabs.com/

Z-Corp 3D Systems Full Color 3D printer - http://www.zcorp.com/en/home.aspx

NextEngine Laser Scanner - http://www.nextengine.com/

 

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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