Workshop Update for September 19th, 2012

  We’re in high gear preparing for the New York Global Geek Tour. We continue soldering projects for display at Maker Faire New York. We’re finalizing the Open Hardware Summit presentation. Cleaning up the workshop for tomorrow’s video. In hardware design we played around calculating the sense and load resistor values for the INA138 current […]

Workshop Update for July 18th, 2012

We submitted a new “emotional appeal” ad for alt.2600 magazine. This is the current ad. Thanks Machine Geek! We started Open Hardware Summit presentation, and renewed our registered agent service. Tutorial on customizing our Sick of Beige cases continues. Only proof reading, links, and pictures are left. We started a Mouser order with standoffs, and […]

Workshop Update for July 17th, 2012

Today we arranged orders for our fantastic wholesaler Watterott in Germany, and two potential new resellers to be disclosed soon. Seeed Studio shipped Adafruit’s most recent wholesale order a few days earlier than scheduled – thanks to everyone there for all the great work! We had a team workshop on a Dangerous Prototypes part kit. […]

Workshop Update for July 16th, 2012

Free PCBs are being mailed. We’re trying really hard to find a way to go to Singapore’s first Maker Faire at the end of the month. Our USB talk was accepted to the Open Hardware Summit so we’re working on the presentation now. In response to Dave’s suggestions we made modifications to our Bus Pirate […]

Workshop Update for May 30th, 2012

Today we submitted one talk and two poster proposals to the Open Hardware Summit. We’ll post those, including an idea we didn’t submit, tomorrow. A big box of PCBs from Seeed Studio’s Fusion PCB service came while we were away, today we grabbed them at the post office. We continue to develop the Part Ninja […]

Workshop Update for May 29th, 2012

Proposals for the Open Hardware Summit will be submitted tomorrow. We’re proposing a talk on USB IDs again, updated with a nod to OpenMoko’s USB VID and ethernet MAC giveaway. Based on last year’s summit line-up we think the USB talk probably won’t be accepted (again), so we’re also submitting it as a poster so […]

Workshop Update for May 28th, 2012

Today we had meetings, cleaned up the workshop, and worked on our application to the Open Hardware Summit. OHS applications are due the 31st (Thursday), we’ll post ours as soon as it’s done. We continued updating and cleaning up our Eagle part library, and made some adjustments to a soon-to-be-released PCB. Capacitor measurement in now […]