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Re: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - haha I'll find something with my face on it :-) cool idea, and welcome to the new members. On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 3:07 PM, David B < dtbaker@gmail. Lucas B. Sep 6, 2012 11:03 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Re: [gclug] rasberry pi alternative - Now that looks like a cool piece of kit! Vivian C. Sep 6, 2012 5:13 PM
Re: [gclug] rasberry pi alternative - Built in IR! cool On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Matthew Sherborne < [address removed] > wrote: David B Sep 6, 2012 3:09 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - Sweet I'll dig up a photo and send it through. On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Phil Nye < [address removed] > wrote: David B Sep 6, 2012 3:07 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - Try again with web linked images: Or from here: http://syncopi.org/images/mock­up.png On Thu, Phil N. Sep 6, 2012 2:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - Hi Philip, Sounds great. The example mockup didn't come thru, do you have a link to it at all? Mark V Sent from my iPho Mark V. Sep 6, 2012 2:48 PM
Fwd: [gctechspace] Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - Hi All, Just following up on Steve's comments below: TL;DR : Send me a suitable portrait of yourself to [address removed] Phil N. Sep 6, 2012 1:33 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < [address removed] > wrote: David B Sep 6, 2012 10:23 AM
Fwd: ABC TV programme about drones - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "tjhowse" < [address removed] > Date: 5 Sep[masked]:41 Subject: ABC TV programme about drones To: "hackerspace_b Steve D. Sep 6, 2012 6:01 AM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - If it still ghosts out you might need to set the same header in the iframe's HTML tags - since it's loaded as an external resource your home page will not cache but the camera might. Daniel W. Sep 5, 2012 11:39 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - Tnx Daniel, Ing. Walter H. Sep 5, 2012 11:15 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - Hi Walter I'm at the space tomorrow - but I have to head up to Logan about 12. Steve On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < Steve D. Sep 5, 2012 7:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - Hi Walter, Just thought I'd throw an idea in here - to ensure the image is always the latest, you could set the camera page to send a Pragma: No Cache as a header, should always dire Daniel W. Sep 5, 2012 6:45 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - Tnx ;) Good, phone i Ing. Walter H. Sep 5, 2012 6:15 PM
Re: [gctechspace] HooHooo - Hey Yep we're here! I went to answer the phone but missed it.  I'll check the door, probably a cable dropped out On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 5:16 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < David B Sep 5, 2012 5:23 PM
HooHooo - Ing. Walter H. Sep 5, 2012 5:16 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Watch "Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme with Artificial Swarm Intelligence by GRASP" on YouTube - Dave's sites are pretty boring, so don't worry about it - it's his business model that is interesting (should have been at the talk). Yow Conference is where his cool stuff is - check it out - great conference.... I will hopefully be there. Steve D. Sep 4, 2012 11:09 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Watch "Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme with Artificial Swarm Intelligence by GRASP" on YouTube - Tried th Ing. Walter H. Sep 4, 2012 11:04 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Watch "Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme with Artificial Swarm Intelligence by GRASP" on YouTube - Hi Steve That was amazing! Shame I couldn't make it Have tried to get to the company websites he is involved with http://www.bedarra.com Paul B. Sep 4, 2012 10:42 PM
Watch "Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme with Artificial Swarm Intelligence by GRASP" on YouTube - You guys missed an awesome talk this evening at Griffith Uni by Dave Thomas,  I was a little sad to not see many techspace people there.... Anyway, here is one of the videos he showed that will blow your mind! Steve D. Sep 4, 2012 9:56 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - I wouldn't mind getting in on some epoxy david, I can bring some containers from work if we buy a big tin and a few people want in. On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 9:19 PM, Kobra Incorporated < Lucas B. Sep 3, 2012 9:20 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - Try aliexpress - cheaper than ebay, not sure if they deal in carbon fiber but? On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 8:25 PM, Mark Voevodin < markv Lucas B. Sep 3, 2012 9:19 PM
[gctechspace] Fwd: Re: Photos of Swarm Robot activity last night. - Hi Steve Certainly would like to get a few of these going in the next month or so Cheers Paul On Monday, 3 September 2012, Steve Dalton wrote: Paul B. Sep 3, 2012 8:55 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - Aldi had some carbon fibre ski poles I was going to buy, to cut down for Quadcopter arms. I think they were $9.95 for the pair. Sent from my iPhone On 03/09/2012, at 18: Mark V. Sep 3, 2012 8:25 PM
Fwd: Re: Photos of Swarm Robot activity last night. - For those that wanted to learn more about the Swarm robots. I still have motors if anyone is interested in building some. Steve Dalton, President Gold Coast TechSpace 3b/51 Johnston St, Southport, Q 4215 +61 [masked] Steve D. Sep 3, 2012 7:47 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - When I looked last it seemed very expensive, but a quick look at ebay shows lots cheaper.  eg: 6 of these for ~$60:  David B Sep 3, 2012 6:29 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - Speaking of epoxy, I am buying a few litres this week. If anyone wants some too, msg me with how much you want. On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 4:31 PM, Lucas Brandt < David T. Sep 3, 2012 5:18 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - Why don't you try carbon fibre tubing and epoxy instead. You can order it online, aliexpress or even ebay should sell the required dimensions. On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann Lucas B. Sep 3, 2012 4:31 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - Alu profiles suitable for any Ing. Walter H. Sep 3, 2012 4:07 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - When Viv and I went out to Yatala to get the ss rod for Mega Mindy, the guys there at Southern Stainless recommended a place nearby for aluminium. I need a couple of small bits to build my hut over-roof this week, so unless I get offcuts from the local gu David T. Sep 3, 2012 12:26 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < [address removed] > wrote: David B Sep 3, 2012 12:07 PM
Re: [gctechspace] buying aluminium tubing on the gc - Alu & Ing. Walter H. Sep 3, 2012 11:06 AM
buying aluminium tubing on the gc - anyone know a good place to pick up ~10m of aluminium tubing? maybe around 15x15 to 15x25mm ? David B Sep 3, 2012 10:35 AM
Fwd: Yow Night: Dave Thomas on Next Generation Technology Enablers, Challenges and Business Opportunities. Tues 4th Sept, 5:30pm - G26_4.09, Griffith Uni. - Preview not available Steve D. Sep 3, 2012 10:15 AM
Welcome New Members - Yaron, Ian, Gabriel, Charles & Philip - We've had a bit of a run of new members - these are not ratified by the committee yet, but the forms are complete so I thought I would do my usual introductions! Yaron Tausky: Software guy, into programming languages, pri Steve D. Sep 2, 2012 9:23 PM
Sunday afternoon Meetup - Hey all, A quiet day at the TechSpace today. At least I was able to do a bit of tidy up. I will also be there most nights from about Wednesday on and intend to do a lot of sorting and tidying over the next month. So David T. Sep 2, 2012 6:33 PM
Fwd: [Linux-aus] The Sydney Raspberry Pi user group: http://www.ozberrypi.org/ - Looks like PI groups are starting up all over. Would anyone be interested in a Raspberry PI group at the TechSpace? - we could do it as an overlap with our Wednesday night thing - similar to what we are doing with PHP Group. Steve Steve D. Sep 2, 2012 4:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Remote Controlled Power Points - On Fri,[masked] at 07:57 -0400, Mark Voevodin wrote: > > > > Just purchased one of these sets to experiment with control from an > Arduino. They are on[masked]Mhz, but I think it could just need to > have the control hacked and press the butto Ben M. Sep 1, 2012 2:20 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Remote Controlled Power Points - Hi Nick, I have a 32 channel relay board and 3 x 8 channel at work already, thanks (we use them to interface to Lift Controllers, which require dry relay contacts to disable floor access). Mark V. Aug 31, 2012 11:59 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Remote Controlled Power Points - You can get a 10 channel 240v relay that will wire direct to the arduino for $10 on eBay. Think I have one in my pigeon hole at the space. Sent from my iPhone On 31/08/2012, at 9:57 PM, Nicholas M. Aug 31, 2012 10:22 PM
Remote Controlled Power Points - Just purchased one of these sets to experiment with control from an Arduino. They are on[masked]Mhz, but I think it could just need to have the control hacked and press the but Mark V. Aug 31, 2012 9:57 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Some streaming media questions - Only thing I can think of is to use a http proxy server - are you able to configure a proxy in the tbox? They you can intercept the stream in the proxy server and mess with it <evil laugh> I've done Steve D. Aug 31, 2012 8:49 PM
Some streaming media questions - Hey guys, I have a MJPG/WAV stream coming from a baby monitor. Viewable from any computer or mobile phone, but cannot view from the TV. We have one of those telstra t-boxes setup at the moment which can stream media from files on my Lin David B Aug 31, 2012 7:41 PM
Fwd: [Linux-aus] Ticket Pricing for linux.conf.au 2013 - Preview not available Steve D. Aug 30, 2012 4:46 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Fwd: Thank you and 1 more thing. - Looks pretty cool! Different to my thing, much better - love how it's all open to hacking. On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Steve Dalton < ste David B Aug 29, 2012 9:16 AM
Fwd: Thank you and 1 more thing. - My Refactor counterparts in the US (refactr) who I keep in casual contact with as we share a name are currently running this kickstarter project. Looks like it's doing well and looks a little like what Dave Baker was working on recently. Steve D. Aug 29, 2012 9:12 AM
Re: [gctechspace] MOOCS in The Conversation - Nice link Steve. I am pretty underwhelmed by the argument of the article. MOOCS + Barcamps and variants, eg THATcamp etc per discipline, + other social media and learning media sources could render bricks and mortar universities largely David T. Aug 28, 2012 4:05 PM
MOOCS in The Conversation - Following Michael's talk at Bar Camp, spotted this this morning Steve D. Aug 28, 2012 8:13 AM
Yow Night: Dave Thomas on Next Generation Technology Enablers, Challenges and Business Opportunities. Tues 4th Sept, 5:30pm - G26_4.09, Griffith Uni. - Preview not available Steve D. Aug 27, 2012 4:42 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Re: techspace webcam panning - Thats cool. On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 9:35 AM, David B < [address removed] > wrote: Lucas B. Aug 27, 2012 11:06 AM
Re: techspace webcam panning - Also I believe this webcam may have a special "relay" and "alarm" feature in the back. This is where we can trip a relay (eg: turn something on) from the web interface, or get an alert when something trips the alarm (eg: pressure s David B Aug 27, 2012 9:35 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pi to control TV/AirCon/Media etc.. via IR - David, CEC is now available for Raspberry Pi. This allows the RPi to be controlled from the TV via HDMI cable, using the TV remote. No IR decoding required, just upda Mark V. Aug 27, 2012 6:42 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Raspberry Pi to control TV/AirCon/Media etc.. via IR - I've successfully connected an IR receiver up to the Pi: David B Aug 26, 2012 11:24 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Blue Card Applications - Tnx & god what a headache Ing. Walter H. Aug 23, 2012 2:16 PM
Blue Card Applications - Hi All I've been on the phone to Commission for Child services about the Blue Card application and I think I have now finally got to the bottom of it.  Because TechSpace is non-profit association and we aren't Steve D. Aug 23, 2012 1:20 PM
Re: [gctechspace] humidicrib - Hi  Am waiting on email from bidding process for Isolete unit. The Drager crib had the control unit removed Cheers Paul On Thursday, 23 August 2012, Steve Dalton wrote: Paul B. Aug 23, 2012 10:49 AM
Re: [gctechspace] humidicrib - I think Paul breaker is ready onto it.  Thanks On 23 Aug[masked]:41, "Steve Davis" < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Aug 23, 2012 10:21 AM
humidicrib - As I recall, someone was interested in humidicrib.  There are 2 condemned ones at GC hospital, contact biomedical technology.   -- All the best Steve Steve D. Aug 23, 2012 9:41 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Domain Registration - Preview not available Ing. Walter H. Aug 20, 2012 11:46 PM
Re: [gctechspace] How to measure max current a wire can provide? - Oops - screwed up my last calculation. if you were actually injecting 24v, ke Vivian C. Aug 20, 2012 9:23 PM
Re: [gctechspace] How to measure max current a wire can provide? - Hi Dave, Sorry I missed this thread or I would have chipped in earlier. P Vivian C. Aug 20, 2012 9:02 PM
Re: [gctechspace] techspace webcam panning - Yes implement it. I never got round to working out how to do it. Tell me where you found the answer one day. I thought it was a case of running commands to set presets, and another set to go there. Use the current TechSpace operator acc David T. Aug 20, 2012 7:58 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Domain Registration - Preview not available Steve D. Aug 20, 2012 6:54 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Domain Registration - Preview not available Lucas B. Aug 20, 2012 5:59 PM
Re: [gctechspace] techspace webcam panning - Ditto On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > wrote: Lucas B. Aug 20, 2012 5:58 PM
RE: [gctechspace] Domain Registration - Steve D. Aug 20, 2012 5:14 PM
Domain Registration - Hi All If anyone's looking at registering domains, feel free to use my domain registry: http://refactor.secureapi.com.­au I'll giv Steve D. Aug 20, 2012 5:04 PM
Re: [gctechspace] techspace webcam panning - Awesome.. do it :) On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 4:51 PM, David B < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Aug 20, 2012 4:55 PM
techspace webcam panning - Hey guys, I figured out how to define preset locations on the techspace webcam. This means we can press a button (eg: "garage door" or "computer area") and the webcam will simply move to that position. David B Aug 20, 2012 4:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] How to measure max current a wire can provide? - On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Triffid Hunter < [address removed] > wrote: David B Aug 20, 2012 4:38 PM
Re: [gctechspace] How to measure max current a wire can provide? - On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 10:05 PM, David B < [address removed] > wrote: Triffid H. Aug 20, 2012 2:51 PM
Re: [gctechspace] How to measure max current a wire can provide? - Hi Paul, I Ing. Walter H. Aug 20, 2012 1:14 PM
Re: [gctechspace] How to measure max current a wire can provide? - OK, let me have a guess... On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 10:05 PM, David B < [address removed] > wrote: David T. Aug 20, 2012 9:23 AM
Re: [gctechspace] How to measure max current a wire can provide? - On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 6:03 PM, Paul Breuker < [address removed] > wrote: David B Aug 19, 2012 10:05 PM
Re: [gctechspace] How to measure max current a wire can provide? - Hi Dave What length are you considering? A starting point is by measuring the voltage at the other end with 500ma flowing. Will this still be sufficient to power the device? The thicker the cable the more current it can handle and the Paul B. Aug 19, 2012 6:02 PM
How to measure max current a wire can provide? - Hey guys, Using a multimeter - how can you measure the max(ish) current that can be drawn over a long wire? I'm trying to get 500mA at 5v - but I just want to make sure my long wire (and the various dodgy co David B Aug 19, 2012 4:41 PM
dead link - from: http://gctechspace.org/events/­sunday-afternoon-hangout-31/ to: http://www.meetup.com/gctechsp­ace/events/djzlzcyqlbzb/ Walter Ing. Walter H. Aug 18, 2012 7:44 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Spare Data Projector? - Nah - it doesn't cut it. Sorry. On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 6:49 AM, Lucas Brandt < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Aug 18, 2012 6:57 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Spare Data Projector? - Could always try the mini one? :-P haha low res, low light. On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Steve Dalton < [address removed] > wrote Lucas B. Aug 18, 2012 6:49 AM
Applications for Membership - Please see the "Applications for Membership" section of the Membership page on the TechSpace website . It describes how any member can help anyone download and fill out an Application for Memb David T. Aug 18, 2012 1:49 AM
Fwd: Exetel Gaming Network is back! - Preview not available Steve D. Aug 17, 2012 8:23 PM
Spare Data Projector? - Does anyone have a spare data projector I could borrow for Barcamp tomorrow? I have 1 but I alway like to also have a spare one just in case. Regards STeve -- Steve Dalton, President Gold Co Steve D. Aug 17, 2012 4:21 PM
Fwd: Reminder: Your Dropbox Pro trial invitation is about to expire - Preview not available Steve D. Aug 17, 2012 4:18 PM
Re: [gctechspace] custom PoE injector - built and it works! - Great stuff David Thanks for sharing for build diary and seeing it taking shape! On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 2:00 PM, Ing. Walter Hartmann < in Paul B. Aug 17, 2012 2:37 PM
Re: [gctechspace] custom PoE injector - built and it works! - G8, outs Ing. Walter H. Aug 17, 2012 2:00 PM
custom PoE injector - built and it works! - yay! custom power over ethernet injector works! no magic smoke from the demo arduino yet :) This lets me power ethertens with 5v over the ethernet wire (same as freetronic PoE injectors) David B Aug 17, 2012 1:56 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Council Visit - Thanks Vicky.  Lucas Is going to take a look today. Steve On 17 Aug[masked]:50, "Vicky" < [address removed] > wrote: Steve D. Aug 17, 2012 10:52 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Council Visit - Hi Steve, If you are still looking for a place, Erik Hammar is the vendor at 80 Smith Street.  I mentioned you were looking for a place and he is happy for you to give him a call and go take a look.  His number is:[masked] 609.  I have Ria Aug 17, 2012 9:50 AM
Re: [gctechspace] TechSpace cleanup for Barcamp - I'll be in there this afternoon to pick up some of the shoes for this order, should be able to clear some shelving and I'll do a bit of a tidy up while I'm at it. On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 11 Lucas B. Aug 17, 2012 9:21 AM
TechSpace cleanup for Barcamp - Hey all, With Barcamp happening on Saturday, if anyone can get into into the TechSpace tomorrow, or Saturday from 8am to 9am, and have a bit of a tidy up, it would be much appreciated. David T. Aug 16, 2012 11:25 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Power pack for multiple arduinos and raspberri pis - So I spent 2 hours last night wiring up a PSU only to find the PSU was broken. Silly me didn't test it properly before starting. This new one works! haha. I'm calling this one: The Arduino friendly P David B Aug 16, 2012 5:59 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Power pack for multiple arduinos and raspberri pis - Hi David  just make sure there are no connections with anything else hooked up to the same power supply  There are quite a few LM317 regs in the component drawers (these are designed to be adjustable) Google this LM317 for a data Paul B. Aug 16, 2012 2:35 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Power pack for multiple arduinos and raspberri pis - after a bit more googling i see connecting the +12v to the +3.3v will give a 8.7v line. might try this while waiting for that regulator :)  On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 1:17 PM, David B < David B Aug 16, 2012 1:54 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Power pack for multiple arduinos and raspberri pis - No, use a LM7809 voltage regulator, to get 9Volts from the 12 volts. The 5 and 3.3 will have a common ground, so if you try to wire in series, you will effectively be shorting both out. Mark V. Aug 16, 2012 1:45 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Power pack for multiple arduinos and raspberri pis - Hey will it work if I combine one of the 5v wires with one of the 3.3v wires in this PSU to get a 8.3v lead? I've got a device that takes 9v and wondering if it would be better to power it with this combined 8.3v instead of one of the 12v wires. David B Aug 16, 2012 1:16 PM
Re: [gctechspace] Sunday afternoon hangout August 12 report - Preview not available Paul B. Aug 16, 2012 6:54 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Drinks Machine filled - I already grow some ginger - it's pretty easy and well suited to our climate. On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 6:26 AM, Arjen Lentz < [address removed] &g Steve D. Aug 16, 2012 6:38 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Drinks Machine filled - Hi all How about growing ginger instead of hops - (non-alcoholic) gingerbeer is loved by kids, so it can get them involved as well. Cheers, Arjen. -- Exec.Director @ Open Query (http://openquery.com) MySQL services Sane business strategy expl Arjen L. Aug 16, 2012 6:26 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Sunday afternoon hangout August 12 report - Preview not available Ing. Walter H. Aug 16, 2012 2:58 AM
Re: [gctechspace] Anyone going to be in the space tomorrow? - Feel free to skype / google hangout / irc, I should be online.  On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 3:29 PM, Triffid Hunter < [address removed] David B Aug 15, 2012 11:48 PM

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