Photography Hacking

Ricoh GRIII with DIY LED flash

About This meetup is for everyone who is interested in photography, cameras, and technology. No prior knowledge is required. We hack cameras, create our own accessories, or play with film. Venue Dim Sum Labs is a hacker space. Asides from equipment for prototyping electronics, there are a laser cutter, 3D printers, manual mills, a manual …

Artistic PCB Design for Terrified Beginners

Some pictures of the event: You will learn how to design a circuit board (PCB) that looks like a piece of art. Pictured is a board in the shape of a cat. The cat’s eyes light up with LEDs. You can bring your own photo or drawing and turn it into a PCB. No prior …

Visit of Hua Qiang Bei

Huaqiangbei with Dim Sum Labs

Everyone is welcome to join us, kids with parent(s) are welcome too Shenzhen’s world famous Hua Qiang Bei market is on our doorstep. Ninety percent of the world’s electronics is made in the South China region and sold here. You need to see it to believe it. We will be shopping for components for our …

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

Arduino Workshop @dimsumlabs

Date/Time: Wed Jan 16 2019, 7-9:30 PM 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 (bring on the night)

Workshop: Intro to Soldering (DSL Badge)

Date/Time – Wed Jan 9 2019, 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 …

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

Take-apart day

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 …

Visit: Sham Shui Po Electronics Markets

Visit of the Electronics markets / shops in Sham Shui Po on Saturday the 3rd of November 2018 at 13:00   Dim Sum Labs group visit to Electronics Markets and Apliu Street Flea Market in Sham Shui Po where we can browse consumer electronics, both new and second hand, and top up on project components …

JCCAC & Sham Shui Po Electronic Market

JCCAC with Dim Sum Labs

Lets meet some other creative types by visiting the Handicraft Fair at the HK Jockey Club’s Creative Arts Centre, followed by a visit to the nearby Electronics Markets in Sham Shui Po. The JCCAC is a renovated 9 storey factory building in Shek Kip Mei where around 150 artists have studios. Each quarter, the Centre …