Tag: event

  1. Schedule of events for HacDC Build-A-Thon tomorrow!

    23 January 2009

    The final schedule of events for tomorrow's RepRap build-a-thon has been announced:

    Saturday, 24 January 2009
    Main Auditorium
    10:00am Welcome and introductions
    10:30am Plenary: "The RepRap Project" by Zach ‘Hoeken’ Smith, Director, RepRap Research Foundation
    11:15am RepRap Technology Overview from Local RepRap Builders
    11:45am Activities Outline by R. Mark Adams
    12:00pm Break for Lunch
    1:00pm Build the Cartesian Robot with Zach ‘Hoeken’ Smith

    HacDC Workshop
    1:00pm Assemble the RepRap Electronics
    1:00pm Learn to Solder Breakout with MAKE:DC's Adam Koeppel
    2:00pm Arduino Basics Breakout with HacDC's R. Mark Adams
    3:00pm …


  2. RepRap Build-A-Thon at HacDC, 24-25 January 2009.

    08 January 2009

    Please distribute widely!

    On 24 and 25 January 2008, HacDC, a hacker space located in Washington, DC will be holding a RepRap build-a-thon in conjunction with the Baltimore RepRap User's Group. The build-a-thon starts at 10:00am EST5EDT on Saturday and will run until 3:00pm EST5EDT Sunday.

    The RepRap is an open source rapid prototyper which is unusual in two ways: first, it is affordable for the home hobbyist to both construct and operate (typically, it costs $500us to build a RepRap from scrach, compared to the $49,000+ that industrial rapid prototypers cost). Second, the RepRap is capable …