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Skull Useless Machine

Skull Useless Machine

MakerFX attends a number of outreach events. One of the purposes of these outreach efforts is to introduce people to different things we make and do at the space. I have liked the idea of a “Useless machine” but wanted to make something more elaborate and entertaining. We came across a plastic skull that hadContinue Reading Skull Useless Machine

Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017

Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017

For the past six years at Maker Faire Orlando, members of FamiLab¬†have taught attendees how to solder with a cool little Makey pin with 2 self-flashing LEDs.¬† We’ve been asked for more advanced soldering training, and we responded with the addition of a PIC-microcontroller-based board twinkling several LEDs, and with a switch that can beContinue Reading Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017