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.



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: