Liquid Tape vs a Pi Camera Lead

Liquid Tape vs a Pi Camera Lead

A while back I was watching either a YouTube video or reading a blog post about soldering wires onto PCBs, possibly a quadcopter power distribution board. After soldering, the guy got out something called liquid electrical tape and gobbed some over the solder joints to reinforce them. Brilliant I thought! Why have I never head Read more about Liquid Tape vs a Pi Camera Lead[…]

PiFace Control and Display Board

PiFace Control and Display Board

The Hackspace recently took delivery of a PiFace Control and Display board from Farnell. It is an add-on board for the Raspberry Pi that includes a 16 character by 2 line display, five push buttons, a toggle button and an IR receiver. The intention is to use this on the Hackspace 3D printer to display Read more about PiFace Control and Display Board[…]

Octoprint and the Raspberry Pi Camera Module

Octoprint and the Raspberry Pi Camera Module

The Hackspace recently took delivery of a Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Module from Farnell – full details are on their website. It is an add-on camera module for the Raspberry Pi which has no infrared filter, making it perfect for taking infrared photographs or photographing objects in low light (twilight) conditions. The camera plugs directly Read more about Octoprint and the Raspberry Pi Camera Module[…]

Quadcopter Design and Build

Quadcopter Design and Build

A couple of members are now putting the finishing touches to their quadcopter builds and proceeding into the upgrade phase (typical). The build process isn’t too difficult with the excellent DJI 450 quadcopter kit, which allows various options to be taken to reach each users end goal, whether it be simple flying or the more Read more about Quadcopter Design and Build[…]