Build a Robot

February 15th saw our first Build a Robot workshop at FabLab Devon. We used a basic chassis with an Arduino Uno, motor driver and ultrasonic distance sensor. All participants successfully built their robots and had them working by the end of the day.

 

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Exeter Music Hack

Our second music hack day took place on 19th September in FabLab Devon. We connected some speakers to a Raspberry Pi (via an explorer hat) and made this:

We recorded some sounds of the machines in the lab using a guitar pick up, here are some of the MakerBot 3D printer:

MakerBot 1

MakerBot 2

MakerBot 3

and here is a short piece using Sonic Pi

We also messed around with a couple of children’s toys, here’s Ian at work on Mr T in your pocket:

And here’s how it sounds: