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Campaign: Launch Equipment Wishlist

Desks

Otherwise you're soldering on your lap, and that's going to leave a mark...

 

Depends on where you can source desks from - ex-government office-ware auctions might be an idea.

Here's the adjustable desk I use at the moment, bought from IKEA: http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/S19852113/ (£111)

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Campaign: Launch Equipment Wishlist

Hammock

http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B001WR57IA/ref=asc_df_B001WR57IA6318315

 

Vital, I think you'll agree, but the question is, how many can we fit?!

 

£6.65

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Campaign: Launch Equipment Wishlist

PAT Tester

Given all the electrical equipment.. and insurance..

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Campaign: Launch Equipment Wishlist

Laser Printer

For general printing and PCB transfer printing. £100 upwards, depending on make, model and benefits.

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Campaign: Projects

Printer sharing strategy

A software/hardware/social mechanism to ensure that a shared printer is used equally and efficiently. Mainly to avoid skinflints using it to print all of their assignments... :)

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Campaign: Projects

Northern Ireland Space Program

I've obviously watched too many of the weather-balloon-based recordings of flights into the stratosphere.

A weather-balloon rig would be an easy place to start, although NI's issue is lack of land mass on which to.. um.. land is a wee bit of an issue - if the balloon drifts over the sea, recovery becomes a little more difficult.

 

Is there a rocketry club in Ireland?

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Campaign: Projects

DIY Massive Storage Drive

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Campaign: Launch Equipment Wishlist

Hot wire cutter

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Campaign: Launch Equipment Wishlist

Drill press

http://www.machinemart.co.uk/shop/product/details/cdp501f-drill-press

 

If you're gonna be making something that goes in a case, chances are you'll need holes in said case. That's where a bigass drill press comes in

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Campaign: Outreach

CoderDojo

http://coderdojo.com/

 

Teach the kids how to program. Already one in Dublin.

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Campaign: Projects

Emergency Party Button

http://www.plasma2002.com/epb/

 

A big red button is, by human nature, an object of compulsion. If you see it, you are overcome with the desire to push it. But what happens when you do?

 

Integration with media and lighting rig

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Campaign: Launch Equipment Wishlist

Bandsaw

http://www.machinemart.co.uk/shop/product/details/bas317-305mm-bandsaw http://www.machinemart.co.uk/shop/product/details/dw738-bandsaw or similar I was looking at table saws and then realised a bandsaw can do pretty much all the same stuff and more. This will cut wood, plastic and metal (depending on the blade fitted), has straight edges for accurate cuts, and the table tilts 45 degrees for bevelled edges. Does require ...more »

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