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We hold open evenings every wednesday from 5:30pm till 8:00pm where members and non-members can visit and hang out, work on projects, socialise, and collaborate. Learn more.

Introduction

Hackspaces (also known as makerspaces) are a shared space where artists, designers, makers, hackers, programmers, tinkerers, professionals and hobbyists can work on their projects, share knowledge and collaborate.

We now how a space as of March 2017, we are now in the process of kitting it out with tools to facilitate working on your projects. At the moment, communication is via a mailing list, email, and Chat. If you're at all intrested please join our mailing list and say hi.

If you would like to visit us click here for a map, and check the mailing list for when we are at the space, we recommend contacting us to avoid disapointment.

See what our members have been creating below.

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Raspberry Pi Zero Headless Configuration

Simon Ridley

This guide describes how to configure a Raspberry Pi Zero W without the need of attaching it to a keyboard and monitor. Settings will be configured by editing text files ...

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New Robot

New Robot

Mike McRoberts

So I’ve decided to mess around with Raspberry Pi controlled robots so that a) I can learn more about programming in Python and b) So I can assist the Pi ...

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Wacom Intuos Pro manufacturing fault leads to loss of touch.

Wacom Intuos Pro manufacturing fault leads to loss of touch.

Ilya Titov

I love using my Wacom for work and carry it around on daily basis. Recently the touch stopped working. As the tablet is 3 years old and out of warranty ...

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Award Winning Pi Wars Robot

Award Winning Pi Wars Robot

Mike McRoberts

Back in April, myself and our Pi Wars robot team, led by Ian Wilkinson, participated in the Pi Wars Robot challenge at Cambridge University Computer Laboratory. Although we had planned ...

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Arduboy Jet Pac clone

Arduboy Jet Pac clone

Mike McRoberts

If you’ve not heard of the ArduBoy, it is a credit card sized game machine based on the Gameboy. However, it has an 8-bit microcontroller in it (The Arduino Pro ...

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Internet Enabled Heating Controller with Blynk UI

Mike McRoberts

433MHz Radio Controlled Heating Controller with Blynk UI This is a project to control your boiler using a 433MHz radio module. I have used a simple and cheap OOK radio ...

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NeoPixel Ring Clock

NeoPixel Ring Clock

Mike McRoberts

I recently bought a 24 LED NeoPixel Ring. These things are great and I would highly recommend you getting one as they are great fun and very easy to use. ...

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LaserTag Project

LaserTag Project

Mike McRoberts

Along with some other guys from Maidstone Hackspace we have started work on a LaserTag project. I seem to have made the most progress so far and the prototype below ...

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