09/30/2014

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First time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  • Our website / calendar is www.lvl1.org
  • Sign up for our Google Group discussion list
  • You can find all of our Meeting Minutes on our wiki: wiki.lvl1.org
  • Culture of Cleanliness

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Wilcox) 7 inch Harmonic Balancer x4 for EAE trebuchet

Space Upgrades

  • Let there be more light!

Space Downgrades

  • The quickest way to get something fixed is to let us know that it is broken! Send broken equipment reports to Broken@lvl1.org
    • This includes supplies like toilet paper and soap!

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 10/1 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 10/16/2014
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
  • FRIDAY
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (8pm)
      • Host: ???
      • Movie: ???
      • Group Pizza order placed at 7:30 pm ($7/person)
    • Louisville EAE (6pm)
  • SUNDAY
    • Game Dev Group (10/12)
      • All game dev projects welcome! Collaborate with other teams or start your own!
      • Now meeting irregularly. Check http://gamedevlou.org/ for meeting announcements!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • September Makership Deadline - 9/30 at 11:59pm
  • SumoBot Tournament and Halloween Party - 11/1/14 (Sat after Halloween) More info to come. Save the date. Start building your bot.

Project Roll Call

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~50
  • Meeting Start: 8:03 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:45 PM
  • Dinner: Nothing
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • First Time Visitors
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Cody needs gimble
  • Space Upgrades
    • Lulzbot TAZ went missing and now a new one has been provided by LULZBOT! WOOT THANK YOU!!!!!
    • Cody is organizing tools from the back and moving them up front
    • Jared finished sorting resistors! That is until Tim put more resistors there...
    • Katy ordered pizza for Jose
    • Typer and crew has continued to hang more lights and bought more ballast
  • Space Downgrades
    • People are not cleaning up after themselves EVERYWHERE!!!!! CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF PLEASE!!!!
  • Regular Meetups
    • Movie night: Looking for Lost Boys; if not Howard the Duck (the most horrific movie of all!)
    • Nothing new added.
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Members: Vote for the new Treasurer this coming week.
    • Sumobot fighting happens at 8 pm
      • All other robots welcome!
      • HIVE13 being invited! KEEP THE CHAMPIONSHIP HERE!
    • Danielle: 10AM Saturday at Girl Scouts Makerspace. Soldering the classic TVBGone kit and take it home! Welcome to all ages and genders.
    • Boy Scout day camp for STEM activities throughout the the Christmas Break. For all Boy Scouts and siblings.
  • Project Roll Call
    • A community member made a Maker Faire video!
    • Maker Faire was a blast
    • Derbycon: Lots of familiar and new faces. Taught people how to solder and showed off the Makerbot.
      • Thanks everyone who put time and effort together.
    • Joseph shows off the Dodiscohedron! Very big hit.
    • Charles is building a transceiver for home automation unit.
    • Brian developed a circuit board robot for his class at KCD. Finally put it together after several years. Built a 3d printed marble caster wheel.
      • Watch for Brian's robot take over
    • Jose shows off his "autonomous-yet-bends-to-your-will" (aka remote control) sumobots
    • Cody is working on a gimbal for quad copter
    • Gary fixed up a MIDI keyboard from the boneyard
    • Gary got his remote controlled robot working using a TV remote!
      • Nathan got rekt.
      • Built a gimbal control mechanism to steer the joystick remotely.
      • Built an omnidirectional reflector
    • Tim made a voltage regulator and battery replacement for camera
    • Michael D. brings up Hackers For Charity (hackersforcharity.org). Johnny needs help running a hackerspace. Michael is looking for help to help Johnny to establish a hackerspace. This is happening in Africa, Uganda. Need to get info to them at a minimum and then needs help shipping stuff.