[islandlabs] Tuesday: Windows Admin; Wednesday: Holiday Party

Minuk Choi choi.minuk at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 15:13:50 EST 2015


Just wanted to add, the $50 laser cutting class at the "long island maker
space" is primarily meant for people who plan on using the laser cutter at
the monthly open house meetings.  Harris will show you how to take a .dxf
design file and load it onto the cutter and cut.

On Mon, Nov 23, 2015, 14:38 Burns, William <burns at cshl.edu> via List <
list at lists.islandlabs.org> wrote:

> On Tuesday, those interested will join us at the Windows Admin meeting in
> room 3310 at CSHL's main campus at 8:00pm.
>
> On Wednesday, we'll meet for dinner at the Black Forest Brew Haus in
> Farmingdale.
>
> https://www.google.com/maps/place/2015+New+Hwy,+Farmingdale,+NY+11735/@40.7550633,-73.4166151,17z
>
> Note:
>   1) There are no "Mineola" meetings this week.
>   2) If someone would like to arrange/pick a date for an "incorporation"
> meeting, please let me know. (Ariella, John + Louisa: This means you.)
>   3) The LIDMUG meeting is *next* week.
>
> Also on Tuesday:
> I've never been to the "Long Island Maker Space" meetings in Plainview but
> (FYI) they're having a $50 course on how to use their laser cutter.
> http://www.meetup.com/Long-Island-Maker-Space/events/226911569/
>
> At the last meeting, Jim showed off his new "Rostock Mini" Delta 3D
> Printer.
> It's based on this one here:
> http://reprap.org/wiki/Rostock_mini
> The original design used printed parts in place of the ball-joint of Jim's
> Rostock.
> ..Though a Rostock Mini "Pro" version used " Traxxas 5347 u-joints".
> https://traxxas.com/support/How-Install-u-joints
>
> The rep-rap design is unusual in that it does use some laser-cut parts.
> (most rep-rap designs only involve 3D printed plastic)
> The controller (in the original design) is a " Sanguinololu"
> http://reprap.org/wiki/Sanguinololu
>
> I don't know if this is Jim's exact model, but here's my best guess as to
> where/what he ordered:
> http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00Y9UKYGW?*Version*=1&*entries*=0
> It certainly looks like what he's got.
>
> And, Jim printed with it for the first time at the meeting.
> (an owl)
> A little issue w/ the entering the filament diameter into the controller
> caused the filament walls to not contact each other, which made the (flat)
> back of the owl seem very weak/squishy.
> (it probably also reduced the build time a lot)
>
> Jesse brought (and flew) his latest multicopter.
> He also brought his "spy" radio to test on his oscilloscope
> ..but we didn't get the radio working for the lack of a 9-volt battery.
>
> Did I miss anything from that summary?
> If so, let me know.
>
> See you guys at the dinner/party.
>
> -Bill
>
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