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  • This is a demo

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    Hello World

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  • PCB Design Workshop

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    Workshop description: You will be taught about the design process of PCB manufacture and how to make your own custom PCB with Altium Designer and CircuitMaker - EDA tools used in industry and by makers, respectively. You’ll go through the process of sourcing components from electronics suppliers. As an example, we’ll be designing a breadboard power supply. Cost will be free for any makerclub member (any usyd student can sign up for free). If you’d...

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  • School STEM Arduino Challenge: MadMaker

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    Providing a new way to introduce STEM into the classroom is a national program partially funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training through the Australian Maths and Science Partnerships Program and developed by the University of Sydney’s LATTE group, MadMaker is a 6-week online course aimed at Year 9 students with a goal to educate them about embedded systems and their use in everyday life. It involves using Arduino Esplora boards to...

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  • Making Workbenches for the Makerspace

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    With the end of semester 1, we’ve had some members itching to get into their winter holiday projects. In the making, are a couple of workbenches made by our handy wood-makers, Kye and Andrew (a.k.a Smarty). Following up with some of the considerations made by some of the research we did with designing a makerspace, we decided we’d need some basic configurable workbenches which could be moved around depending on whether we ran group activities...

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  • Arduino Workshop: DIY Voltmeter - Celebrating Arduino Day

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    Arduino Day #ArduinoD15 is on the 28th of March, celebrating 11 years of the Arduino. And to celebrate along with the Maker community, we’re holding a special Arduino workshop event a few days early. This is an example-based Arduino workshop that will teach you the basic programming outline of an Arduino, and some beginners basics on circuits, teaching you how you can build your own basic voltmeter and battery meter. This event is exclusive to...

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  • Meet N Greet

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    Save the Date: Friday 20th March 2015, 12-1pmRoom 450 (Lecture Theatre 2)Electrical Engineering Building We’ve got our first meet n greet. Come if you’re interested in doing any of the following: Sign up as a member. (You can pre-fill-out your membership form, and bring it on the day.) Meet others Show and tell your ongoing-upcoming projects Help plan our up coming projects ideas Members can learn how to start their own blog like this site,...

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  • First Pilot Arduino Workshop

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    We have our first pilot introductory workshop on Arduino Programming the day before the IGM for those who are keen on getting hands on straight away. This will be open to ALL students for FREE. So bring along your friends and get yourselves started on some basic fundamentals. No prior knowledge of programming is assumed! Also find this an opportunity to come along and checkout the space we’ll have available as our makerspace starts to...

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  • IGM Date Announced

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    Save the Date: Friday 13th March 2015, 1-2pmRoom 450 (Lecture Theatre 2)Electrical Engineering Building Join us at our IGM, where we’ll be voting in our constitution and signing up members.For this year, membership will be FREE, providing all the access to activities and workshops. Hope to see you there!

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  • Sydney Uni Maker Club O-Week 2015!

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    We’re coming up to another semester, and we’re excited to be getting the club up and running and signing up new members for our first year! We will be found at the Engineering O-Day (WED 25th Feb) lawns, on Darlington Campus during O-week. Note, because we aren’t affiliated with USU (yet), we won’t be able to be with the other clubs in Eastern Avenue this year. Nevertheless sign up to our mailing-list to keep track...

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  • Planning functional floorplans

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    Thinking about how to work in the most free-flowing environment can be tricky. Nothing screams of creativity more than when you walk into a full-stocked organised workshop that makes your eyes-widen, jaw drop, and drool like you were a kid in a candy shop. Of course when there’s budget limitations, and size constraints, there’s going to be quite a bit of thinking involved. But never did we imagine how much research it would involve. Sparkfun’s...

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