[Noisebridge-discuss] [sudo-discuss] LeOlympia surfacemount kits

Daniel Finlay namelessdan at gmail.com
Fri Dec 13 21:30:54 UTC 2013


It’s true, I’ve also wanted to learn SMD.

+1

On Dec 13, 2013, at 1:26 PM, Hol Gaskill <hol at gaskill.com> wrote:

> 
> +1
> 
> i'm sure I'm not the only one that's been itching to learn SMD soldering!
> 
> 
> Dec 13, 2013 12:37:56 PM, maltman23 at hotmail.com wrote:
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> 
> Why don't you give a workshop?  Either on its own (at Noisebridge and/or Sudo Room), or as part of Circuit Hacking Monday?
>>  
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>>> Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:30:18 -0800
>>> From: jake at spaz.org
>>> To: maltman23 at hotmail.com
>>> CC: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net; sudo-discuss at lists.sudoroom.org
>>> Subject: LeOlympia surfacemount kits
>>> 
>>> i still have 20 LeOlympia kits with Noisebridge Red circuitboards with the 
>>> noisebridge logo!
>>> 
>>> they are surfacemount Arduino Leonardo clones.  I also have solder paste 
>>> stencils and solder paste so we can build them hot-plate style in a class.
>>> 
>>> the leonardo / leolympia is cool because its a real USB device, so it can 
>>> pretend to be a serial port, or a keyboard or mouse or disk drive or 
>>> whatever!
>>> 
>>> -jake
>>> 
>>> On Thu, 12 Dec 2013, Mitch Altman wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Stuff is crazy cheap now-a-days!
>>>>  
>>>> Jake -- anything happening with your cool microcontroller boards?
>>>>  
>>>> Mitch.
>>>> 
>>>>  
>>>> --------------------- 
>>>>> Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:03:21 -0800
>>>>> From: jake at spaz.org
>>>>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net; sudo-discuss at lists.sudoroom.org
>>>>> Subject: atmega32u4 arduino leonardo clones for $5 including shipping - set up a kid!
>>>>> 
>>>>> for less than the price of a fancy cup of coffee, you can rescue a child
>>>>> from the boredom of not having their very own microcontroller to program.
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313&_nkw=atmega32u4&_sacat=0&_from=R40
>>>>> 
>>>>> while you're shopping for all the kiddies on your list, get a spool of
>>>>> addressable LEDs for just 27 cents per light - and cut the spool into
>>>>> pieces whose length corresponds to how much you care about each recipient.
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/WS2812B-WS2811-RGB-LED-Strip-5M-150-300-Leds-60LED-M-Individual-Addressable-5V-/231105154168?pt=US_Strin
>>>> g_Lights_Fairy_Lights&var=&hash=item35cef0cc78
>>>>> 
>>>>> and of course they will need a way to power the thing while they're
>>>>> wearing it, so don't forget a rechargable USB battery pack for only $2.53
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Portable-Mobile-Power-Bank-USB-18650-Battery-Charger-Key-Chain-for-iPhone-MP3-/370952498512?pt=LH_Defaul
>>>> tDomain_2&var=&hash=item565e7ded50
>>>>> 
>>>>> don't forget micro USB cables: (short or long)
>>>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/10CM-USB-2-0-A-to-Micro-B-Data-Sync-Charge-Cable-Cord-For-Cellphone-PC-Laptop-TE-/121199903418?pt=LH_Def
>>>> aultDomain_2&var=&hash=item1c3813c2ba
>>>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Micro-USB-2-0-Male-A-to-Data-Charger-Cable-Android-MID-Amazon-Kindle-fire-4-TE-/121199914955?pt=LH_Defau
>>>> ltDomain_2&var=&hash=item1c3813efcb
>>>>> 
>>>>> and here's the source to get it to do POV with one color:
>>>>> 
>>>>> https://github.com/jerkey/pov_ws2811
>>>>> 
>>>>> maybe someone will make a color POV for it?
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2013/08/08/coming-soon-minipov-rgb-led/
>>>> 
>>>> 
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