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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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Huxley returns

Work continued on the Huxley yesterday. Some extra tools were available including a antique spirit level and square. The x-axis has now been completed and installed onto the frame.  The filament extruder has been partially assembled, but requires some rework … Continue reading

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Huxley 2 – the update

After an outpouring of eagerness, hackerspace members met up once again to continue the RepRap build. Highlights of the night include: Currently the frame, heated bed, x-axis and y-axis are complete.  Lots more work to go however. Also at hackerspace … Continue reading

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Unboxing Huxley

Hackerspace received a Huxley RepRap printer as a Christmas present.  Last night it was unboxed for the first time. At the end of the night the basic frame had been asembled, but still requires alignment.  More details will be posted … Continue reading

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