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Jon travels from New Zealand to attend the Blackpool LUG

Les, Tony and Jon –    The Screaming Penguins together again…..     Advertisements

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AGM Summary

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

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Annual General meeting 2018

  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

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Blackpool LUG and Makerspace May 30th 2015

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

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Miniature DC Motor driver resource

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

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9th May Meeting – 3 more images

The floor of the new makerspace area will be raised to provide more insulation so the door lintels also need raising. Inside the makerspace, one of the new window units can be partially seen.  This one needed it’s lintel replacing. … Continue reading

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Blackpool LUG and Makerspace Meeting 9th May 2015

Attending:Mike Hull, Mike Hewitt, Kieran, Phyllis, Tony, Les Arthur, Ricky, Jeff and Martin. The work on the new space is ongoing. The floor in the basement will be 100 mm higher after the insulation has been installed, necessitating a similar … Continue reading

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