New workshops for the Science Festival!

Missed out on our recent Arduino or soldering workshops? You’re in luck! In April,
we’re running workshops
as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival
. We have four different
workshops in the Festival programme, each one running twice during the two-week
Festival:


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Getting started with Arduino

Arduino is an easy to use microcontroller platform designed for learning.
This all day no experience required, introductory session for teenagers and
adults will show you how to create your own electronically controlled projects
from simple blinking lights to robots and music generators. All you need to
bring is your laptop as all materials are provided, including your very own
Arduino and kit to take home.

Full-day, running on 5th and 8th of April.
More information and online booking…

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Solder On!

Soldering is easy and we’ll show you how. Starting with the absolute
basics, you’ll be shown the tools you need and how to make a solder
joint, then you’ll be able to get stuck in! Including your very own kit
to solder and take home, this is your chance to learn a vital hacking
skill.

Evening, running on 7th and 14th of April. More
information and online booking…

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Extreme Soldering: Surface Mount Components

Surface mount soldering isn’t hard! It might look it because of the tiny
components, but we’ll show you it’s really not that scary.
Including your very own kit to build and take home, this session will show you
the tricks and techniques to help you solder on.

Evening, running on 9th and 16th of April. More
information and online booking…


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Taking Arduino to the Next Level

If you’re an experienced Arduino user, bring your project and your
laptop and let Edinburgh Hacklab help you take your programming to the next
level. This all day session will cover a wealth of advanced Arduino topics:
find out how to update a display without missing any button presses, learn how
to make your project talk to advanced sensors and devices and discover ways to
make your project permanent and avoid a rats’ nest of wires.

Full-day, running on 12th and 15th of April. More
information and online booking…

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