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Combined Hackerspace update

This combined update will cover both Wednesday and Saturdays sessions. Wednesday Another significant turnout.  Work continued on the newly designed Lantern boards.  These contain a number of surface mount components necessitating good lighting, steady hands and tweezers.   Meanwhile work … Continue reading

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Huxley and Lantern

Last night at hackerspace much was undertaken. Peter has designed a new model of Lantern PCB designed to replace the current Electron Source and Harvester boards.  Peter and Tim worked on populating the new boards while the older PCBs had … Continue reading

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Lantern Rising

Due to the efforts of many of our members, major improvements in the lantern were made during the SALA festival. The lantern had progressed to the point where late on August 27th it was installed in the window at Format.  … Continue reading

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7/8th’s of 1/4 of the lantern working!

Yes, that’s right, 7/32nd’s of our lovely Peel St lantern is alive and working at one time. Why is that progress I hear you ask? For two reasons: firstly we’ve successfully tested our new programming theory, and secondly we’ve found … Continue reading

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Lantern – 8×32 progress videos

Progress has come along nicely, with one complete row (8 pixels x 32 pixels) successfully lit up and controlled via a single Arduino. Continue reading

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Lantern PCB etching

Ryan and Pix have been having a crash course in backyard chemistry while etching the PCBs for the Peel Street Lantern control boards. Other options would have been to mill or have the boards fabbed overseas, but because of the … Continue reading

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Peel Street Lantern

The Peel Street Lantern is a large LED light canvas, and will be completely open for anyone to create animations, send messages to it, or even interact with it in real time via either a mobile phone browser or motion sensors. Continue reading

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