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Workshop: Introduction to Arduino – Hands-on (solder-free) electronics!

Workshop: Introduction to Arduino – Hands-on (solder-free) electronics!

Date/Time: Wed Nov 28, 7-9:30pm In a 2.5 hr session, you’ll learn basic electronics concepts in a hands-on way – building a project that flashes, beeps and buzzes! No electronics or programming experience required. Take home an Arduino-style board and components to continue your experiments. Fee – HKD 300 More …

Workshop: Take-apart Day #3 – Exploring the insides of old technology

Workshop: Take-apart Day #3 – Exploring the insides of old technology

Date / Time – Saturday Nov 17, 2-5pm We have some unwanted electronics cluttering our small Hong Kong Dim Sum Labs space. Let’s take them apart! Our electronic trash will provide hours of fun as we dig our way into the guts of machines together to see what’s inside and learn how they worked. We… More …

Presentation: Simple Home Automation Explained

Presentation: Simple Home Automation Explained

Date / Time: Wednesday 14 Nov, 7:30-9:30pm See how you can perform individual human presence detection and have the house react to it, create lighting and sound atmospheres, measure and visualize sensor data. Using a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino and a time series database connected to various sensors and open source smart home hubs (Node-RED,… More …

Visit: Maker Faire Shenzen with Dim Sum Labs

Visit: Maker Faire Shenzen with Dim Sum Labs

Date and Time: Sat October 13, 9:30-10:00AM Maker Faire Shenzen has finally announced their dates! Lets go along as a Dim Sum Labs group and check it out. http://www.shenzhenmakerfaire.com/ *Logisitcs* >> Meeting Point #1: Wan Chai North Temporary Public Transport Interchange – Hong Kong Island – (https://goo.gl/maps/vUYBc5aVyvv) We will take the first bus leaving on… More …

Workshop: Introduction to Soldering

Workshop: Introduction to Soldering

Date / Time: Wed 10 Oct, 7-9pm Mostly covered up by pretty cases, virtually all of today’s technology depends on some kind of electric circuitry. In our soldering workshop we decrease the distance between the participant and the circuit. You will solder the components – including an LED, battery, switch and resistors and bring life… More …

Workshop: Introduction to Arduino – Hands-on (solder-free) electronics!

Workshop: Introduction to Arduino – Hands-on (solder-free) electronics!

Date/Time: Wed Sept 12, 7-9:30pm In a 2hr session, you’ll learn basic electronics concepts in a hands-on way – building a project that flashes, beeps and buzzes! No electronics or programming experience required. Take home an Arduino-style board and components to continue your experiments. Fee – HKD 250 More …

Workshop: Light up the room with DIY simple LED earrings, pendant or brooch

Workshop: Light up the room with DIY simple LED earrings, pendant or brooch

  Date / Time: Wednesday, September 5, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM Use some very basic electronics knowledge and skills to create your very own light-up earrings, pendant or brooch using LEDs. Use (or learn on-the-spot) some basic soldering skills to create a bright, fun accessory. Important details Fee: 150 HKD per attendee, 75 HKD for Dim Sum Labs… More …

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