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Made at DSL: WiFi lantern with RGB strip

Made at DSL: WiFi lantern with RGB strip

Inspired by the RGB LED ceiling lights at DSL, i made a lantern based on the same ESP8266 chip, but using the Arduino IDE to program it. I used the original ESP-01 package which has only a few GPIO pins available but enough for this application. The only other component is a voltage regulator that… More …

Hack your Lantern with Laser #1

Hack your Lantern with Laser #1

The Mid-Autumn Festival must be coming up when mooncakes and lantern specials are all around us. Let’s hack the traditional inspiration by re-imagining the handmade lantern with lasers and LEDs!   Workshop Dates: Sunday, Sep-04 1-3pm Sunday, Sep-11 10-12pm Sunday, Sep-11 1-3pm At this workshop, the children and their parents will hack the traditional Mid-Autumn… More …

Good things to come in the next few weeks

Good things to come in the next few weeks

In the coming weeks, the members at Dim Sum Labs will make some workshop on the following subjects. We will post the exact time of these events on our social media platform: HackJam HK Facebook group Dim Sum Labs Facebook page Twitter MeetUp For the workshop, not in a chronological order: Kernel Worshop Let’s have… More …

Arduino Junior Workshop

Arduino Junior Workshop

Today was the last of the Arduino workshop for the juniors for this school year. Tomorrow they start their summer holidays time. For their last workshop, they review all they learned and constructed this Lady Bug (cut with the Laser Cutter in the space, decorated by each maker as they desired) controlled by 2 potentiometers… More …

HackJam – 14th June 2016

HackJam – 14th June 2016

DIY Microscopy Workshop ‘DIY Microscopy’ was the workshop for the night led by Alex Hornstein who had been active with Dim Sum Labs and had an emotional welcome after traveling around the world and delivering electricity in remote islands in Philippines using unique solar electric harvesting methods. Alex Hornstein is also co-developer of the ‘L3D… More …

Makers, Hackers and Midnight Tinkerers.. (v1.0)

Makers, Hackers and Midnight Tinkerers.. (v1.0)

Since we brought back Maker Monday in February this year, cultivating creative aspirations amongst members and interests in fellow travelers who manage to find us on Meetups – a lot has been going on since. Hopefully, the objective is to showcase our works at the weekly Tuesday HackJam. Members at the labs work mostly during… More …

Soldering Workshop – 4th March 2016

Soldering Workshop – 4th March 2016

We started our first weekly Soldering Workshop that has for a while been on special select random days if members are available and want to host it. As it turns out we had past attendees return to do the workshop again and what’s great is they promised they will perhaps do it again! The workshop… More …

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