Hackerspace Charlotte is a non-profit organization where people with common interests, usually in computers, technology, or digital/electronic art can meet, socialize, and collaborate. HSC can be viewed as a kind of open community lab incorporating elements of a machine shop, workshop, classroom, and studio where all kinds of makers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make cool things. We have members from a wide range of backgrounds - including engineering, information security, interdisciplinary art, computer science, music, woodworking, philosophy, and corporate management.
The laser tube has been replaced on the full spectrum laser. It’s actualy cutting through materials now. Additionally its been quickly aligned.
We are pleased to announce we are having April Build Night on Tech Tuesday for the month of April. This means, rather than the traditional format of ‘What have you been working on lately’ and ‘Hacker assist’ we will be having a build night each Tuesday this month. At the end of the event, you[…]
Hackerspace is looking for some donations of new/gently used usb wired keyboards, usb wired laser mice, and (HDMI, VGA, or DVI) monitors for our Raspberry Pi builds. Our goal is to bring in 7 more kits (monitor, mouse, and keyboard) for our upcoming projects using our Pi 3’s, Pi Zeros, and Ham radio projects. If[…]
There is still plenty of time to get your raffle tickets for the Pi Raffle THIS Thursday! You could win a Pi Zero starter package or one of two Pi II’s with a 32 gig micro sd card! Get your tickets now! http://www.meetup.com/HackSpaceClt/events/229256856/ HSC will be raffling off the hot new Raspberry Pi Zero Package[…]
The Hackerspace Charlotte board plays an important role in the evolution of growth and development of the organization. Hackerspace Charlotte (HSC) is a place where people with common interests, in technology, engineering, digital/electronic art, and/or DIY can meet, socialize and collaborate. HSC can be viewed as an open community lab incorporating elements of a machine shop, workshop, classroom, and studio where all kinds of hackers and makers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make cool things with technology.
I set out on a quest to create a chess playing robot like the mechanical Turk. When I began the project I had a pretty quick deadline: the North Carolina Maker Faire 2013. I knew I couldn’t possibly build a robot and program it to play chess all before the NC Maker Faire, but I was[…]
We are gathering this Saturday to watch the movie “Deadpool” at the Regal Starlite Theaters near UNCC for the 7:15 pm showing. The theater is small but have the fabulous reclining seats so you have to buy tickets in advance. Tickets are available here online or elsewhere. RSVP on the meetup or on the facebook event so[…]
On Feb 2, 2016 10AM -12PM HSC will be scheduled for maintenance and the facilities will be closed to all visitors and members during this brief period of time. Thanks ~HSC Board
This workshop is for any DIY person who can work a hot-glue gun and is ready to move to metal work with a basic wire-feed or MIG (Metal inert gas) welder. During this 3 hour workshop we speak about the different types of consumer welding (MIG, TIG, Arc), focusing on the easiest style which is[…]
The “Master Your Home Network Workshop” had a great week one. The slide deck presentation for the workshop can be viewed here. The next class will be on February 9th, 2016 after Tech Tuesday. We will be completing the presentation deck and having an open Q&A. Please come with specific questions and have ideas for[…]