“Weekly Meeting and the new FLIR E5 Thermal Imaging Camera”

Reverse Space – Build, Create, Collaborate.

“Weekly Meeting and the new FLIR E5 Thermal Imaging Camera”

This week ReverseSpace will be opening the box for the new FLIR E5 Thermal Imaging Camera. This is a shared donation from the host school Cortona Academy and a member of Reverse Space for all to enjoy. We now have the ability to take thermal picture of our 3D printer's heat bed, circuit boards, and lower the heating bills of our building.

There is also a great post below from Hackaday.com on using a lens from a CO2 Laser to greatly improve the resolution close up on circuit boards. Because of this post, the $40 lens hack has been ordered and should arrive at the space near the end of January 2014 from China. Come by ReverseSpace and try our this exciting technology!

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This week we will also have the standard Thursday Makerspace meeting. If you would like a tour of the Makerspace, please come between 5:30pm to 6:30pm for a tour. ReverseSpace is open for new people to see every Thursday.

5:30PM to 6:30PM - “Tours of the space. All are welcome!”

6:30PM to 7:30PM - “The opening of the new FLIR E5 Thermal Imaging Camera”

5:30PM to 11PM – The Makerspace is open to everyone and their projects.

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 for anyone to use:

FLIR E5 Thermal Imaging Camera - http://www.flir.com/US/ 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/

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

Book “Bad to the Bone” on crafting electronic systems with BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black

Book “Z-Wave Basics” on using w-wave for wireless communication in Smart Homes.

Book “Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius” on projects for Raspberry Pi.

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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