Blackpool Makerspace received an invitation from Poland to attend a financial services conference to be held in London on Thursday 4th October. The invite generated much discussion about the media the invite arrived on. A 3.5 inch floppy disk! One … Continue reading
2018/8/18 meeting Some of the members of Blackpool Makerspace have been considering undertaking one or more energy self-sufficiency based projects with reference to a Blackpool Town-House. Water recycling, Solar hot water generation, Solar electric generation, wind generation of electricity, other … Continue reading
Les, Tony and Jon – The Screaming Penguins together again…..
Attending: Mike, Tony, Les, Jeff, Mark, Dave and Josh. Mike Hull was re-elected as Chairman, Mike Hewitt was re-elected as secretary and Tony Hughes was re-elected as Treasurer. The Treasurers report indicated the club finances were in reasonable shape with a … Continue reading
It is time for an Annual General Meeting. It is proposed we hold the AGM on Saturday 23 June 2018 at 10am. It would be great if as many as possible members and friends can attend to voice their … Continue reading
Attending: Mike Hull, Mike Hewit, Joe, Ricky, Tony Jeff and Martin This week Tony experimented with an Arduino driving motors salvaged from floppy/hard drives, with Martin as an interested observer. Ricky was repairing his robot which had suffered from a … Continue reading
I spotted a link about drivers for small motors on http://dangerousprototypes.com/ We have a few of the shelf boards for easily driving motors such as:http://shop.pimoroni.com/products/explorer-hatandhttp://shop.pimoroni.com/products/arduino-motor-shieldbut selecting the right components to roll your own depending on the motor you are driving can … Continue reading