Entries by agmlego

The Vending Machine Saga, Part 1

Preamble So, we have an old Snapple-badged Dixie-Narco/ECC glass-front vending machine, which one of our members bought for a song a few years ago. It was heavily discounted because the compressor was dead and the mainboard was pretty much dead. But it has 54 slots for drinks and is way more volumetrically efficient to store […]

Full Spectrum Laser Pegasus Touch Training Class!

There will be a class for Full Spectrum Laser Pegasus Touch resin 3D printer machine operation real soon now! This class will teach users the basics of machine operation, including: Slicing a model Starting up the machine Checking resin level Printing Finishing a print Shutting down the machine Troubleshooting and error recovery

Rostock MAX Training Class!

There will be a class for Rostock MAX machine operation real soon now! This class will teach users the basics of machine operation, including: Slicing a model Starting up the machine Changing filament Printing Finishing a print Shutting down the machine Troubleshooting and error recovery

Computational Infrastructure Upgrades

i3Detroit has been the fortunate recipient over its existence of several generations of donated enterprise-grade hardware, and has been running a pretty decent network. The network computers serve several purposes: Running our phones with a VM of Asterisk PBX Managing space infrastructure, like the power meter that helps us split the power bill with our […]

Twitterbot, part 0

Many hackerspaces have some form of notification system, allowing members to publicly announce that the space is welcoming guests. These systems take many different forms, but many boil down to one of two types of systems. The first is one with all the bells on, watching the space with motion sensors and people-detectors and automatically […]