Its taken many months, and millions of pounds of r&d, but we have finally completed the design for our mendel90 heated chamber. Heated chamber kits will be available soon, for a bargain price of £99.99 plus shipping.
After the parts were all bought and measurable, i moved on to the CAD designs for the rest of the body. The design involves slicing a sheet of 18mm MDF into two major pieces, with half-depth pockets for the cables to run down, and to hold the buttons in place. On the above CAD Drawing, […]
Of course, being me, i had to go out and immediately buy a massive pile of parts. Step one was to find something to be the buttons. we spoke about laser cutting or 3d printing parts, but that would take too long, and be way too much effort. I had an idea involving some nice […]
One Saturday Jim, Charlotte and I were working in the Hackspace and talking about how much cool MIDI stuff people have made in the space, and lamenting about how it is all so normal-sized. The idea of making a massive Monome came up. Of course, as this was literally the best idea EVER, we had […]
As you may have heard, we’ve recently been looking for a new space. I can confirm that as of today we have an agreement in place, and have signed contracts and things for a shiny new exciting space! The rent is higher than our current rent, but we have managed to negotiate a scaled rent […]
I spent some time earlier in the week getting the bandsaw at Hackspace Manchester working, so now its cutting again! The main problem with the bandsaw is cutting straight, as it was an ebay purchase it diddnt come with a fence, so there was nothing to run the cut material against. This model of bandsaw hasnt […]
I spent some time earlier in the week getting the bandsaw at Hackspace Manchester working, so now its cutting again! The main problem with the bandsaw is cutting straight, as it was an ebay purchase it diddnt come with a fence, so there was …
The new hackspace manchester webpage is up! If you can read this, you’re on it already, hoorah.
Ok, bit of explanation first. We have an iMac set up as a ‘democratic jukebox’ at HAC:Manchester. The idea being that anyone can put music on it, and it plays the entire library on shuffle during our hack sessions for a bit of background mu…
Found these the other day, may be handy for anyone doing something they want GPS assisted. I’m considering the em-411 for the quadcopter’s GPS assist (as its the only self contained unit).ET-318EB-3531EB-365ET-314EB-3631ET-662EM-411Datasheetshttp://ww…