CLASS RESCHEDULED -- class supplies were delayed in shipping due to severe weather -- pre-registered attendees check your email for details. If there are cancellations, new seats will open up.
Have you wanted to break into the world of programmable microcontrollers and hobby electronics? Do you want to get your feet under you with the help of fellow hobbists? Then join Quelab for an afternoon of Arduino learning, utilizing the Adafruit Learning System!
This class will come with an Arduino learning pack from Adafruit (containing LEDs, Jumper Cables, a breadboard, resistors, a USB cable, and an Arduino), and participants are asked to bring a laptop with the Arduino IDE installed (as of this writing, v1.6.0) available for Mac, Linux and Windows here. (We will have a limited number of loaner laptops available for those who need them).
Bringing your own Arduino? Check out the buyer's guide here.
Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for anyone making interactive projects. You can tell your Arduino what to do by writing code in the Arduino programming language and using the Arduino development environment.
What is the Adafruit Learning System?
Adafruit was founded in 2005 by MIT engineer, Limor "Ladyada" Fried. Her goal was to create the best place online for learning electronics and making the best designed products for makers of all ages and skill levels. Adafruit has grown to over 50 employees in the heart of NYC with a 15,000+ sq ft. factory. Adafruit has expanded offerings to include tools, equipment and electronics that Limor personally selects, tests and approves before going in to the Adafruit store. Limor was the first female engineer on the cover of WIRED magazine and was recently awarded Entrepreneur magazine's Entrepreneur of the year. The learning system is her online collection of tutorials on how to use the products she sells in any manner of different projects
When & Where
Quelab is Albuquerque's first makerspace, a place where individuals and groups can get together and work on projects, learn new hobbies, help out with projects of others, and have fun making things. Think of it as a big workshop full of fun toys, interesting people, and good times!
We are a a fiscally sponsored project of the School Factory, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation.