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

Arduino Workshop @dimsumlabs

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

Dim Sum Labs Exhibit @ Hong Kong Maker Faire 2018

Maker Monday

The event will be held on 7 and 8 July 2018 at Poly-U with a series of happenings, including exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations and performances. Together we hope to promote “Maker Culture” to the general public, demonstrating creativity, inventiveness and resourcefulness. Dim Sum Labs is oriented towards DIY electronics and low-level programming, often with circuits, robots, …

Simple Home Automation Explained

Home Automation

— Updated on 2018.02.28 with pictures – see at the end of the post — You want to set-up some home automation at your place, come on Tuesday the 27th of February 2018 at Dim Sum Labs. See how you can perform individual human presence detection and have the house react to it, create lighting …

Our customised laser cutter

our laser cutter

Hacking it We are happy with our Laser Cutter, especially once we hacked it a bit by: Adding a webcam inside to view the laser cutting safely from a screen, away from unwanted reflection that might cause damage to skin and/or eye-sight, Adding a switch to stop the laser when the front door is opened, …

Robot – Brainstorming

Robot

We have not done something together for some time. So let’s make a robot of some kind. Bring your ideas, your creativity this Saturday, the 25th of November at 2PM, we will gather at our place on Jervois street to brainstorming on the capabilities and functionalities of Dim Sum Labs new robot. The casing is …

Crash-course on MaxMSP

Dim Sum Labs - MaxMSP CrashCourse

Luca from Dim Sum Labs is bringing you a Crash-course on MaxMSP from the 16th to the 18th of August 2017. This course is over the 3 days. [ Powerful code ] > [ which looks like a Lego brick. ] >> [ Connect the bricks to each others, and build your application ] >>> …

HackJam – August 25th 2015

Quadcopter at Dim Sum Labs

Quadcopter After an extremely short flight, Andy shared his knowledge on Quad-copters, the options to add-on such as GPS, camera, and not forgetting the functionalities of the firmware installed on the copter. Functionalities such as what the copter should do when it is out of range, low in battery, etc … making the difference between …

Hong Kong Open Source Hardware Meetup on March 19 at 8pm

For anyone interested in open source hardware: Arduino, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBoard, Galileo, etc… Meet like minded people, share information, discover new cool things and show your latest hardware creations. No limits imposed on your creativity: robotics, home automation, aircraft model control, sensors devices, audio and video apps, Digital Signal Processing, Machine To Machine, etc… Join …