$30

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Learn to Solder : RGB LED Ball

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Bellingham Makerspace

1000 F Street

Technology Development Center

Bellingham, WA 98225

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Assemble the little kit to make a unique LED ball that flashes in the dark. Use your imagination and customize it to suit any holiday decorations from Christmas ornaments to Halloween!

Features

  • Easy to solder

  • Automatically sequences RGB fade and flash effects

  • Turns on automatically when it gets dark

  • Transparent acrylic ball included

  • Easy to customize

  • Suited for outdoor use & floats on water (if the ball is sealed with waterproof glue, not included)


Learning how to solder is an extremely useful skill for all skillsets and ages.

As we assemble our project we will discuss all aspects of soldering including, safety, soldering irons, component identification, preparation, types of solder, and flux. We will also cover tinning and splicing wires and desoldering as necessary. There will be examples of prototype circuit construction techniques and extra components and boards to practice on.

About the instructor

Robert Sears has over thirty-five years experience working in all areas of the electronics industry including repair, manufacturing, R&D, and currently works as a test engineer in the test lab of a local electronics manufacturer. He has a passion for helping others get their projects off the ground and enjoys passing on skills and advice he has gained over his career.


IMPORTANT EVENT INFO

Class fees: All class fees include materials.

Donations: Want to throw a little extra in to support us? There’s a donation option at registration to add any amount that you want to pay forward. A donation receipt will be included with your registration confirmation email.

Refund policy: We currently do not offer refunds or transfers between classes. You may, however, transfer your ticket to another person who is 18 or older. If you need help finding someone to take your spot, you are welcome to post in the class event on our Facebook page, or ask us to share your email address with the class waitlist.

Other FAQs

  • What is your refund policy?

    • We currently do not offer refunds or transfers between classes. You may, however, transfer your ticket to anyone 18 or older. If you need help finding someone to take your spot, consider posting on the relevant class event on our Facebook page. At your request, we’d also be glad to share your email address with the class waitlist.

  • How do I transfer my ticket to someone else?

    • You can either log in to your EventBrite account and edit the attendee info on your registration, or email us at (education@bellinghamfoundry.com) with 1) the date and name of the class, and 2) first name, last name, and email address of the person you’d like to transfer your ticket to.

  • When and where to arrive?

    • Plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before class to settle in and be ready to go! Signs inside the entrance will guide you to our classroom.

  • What to bring/not to bring?

    • For your personal safety, please wear closed-toe shoes, tie long hair back, and avoid any dangling jewelry or baggy clothing. You may also want to bring a water bottle and a snack.

  • Do I have to bring my printed ticket?

    • No - we'd prefer to save a few trees! We can look up registration details electronically if need be.

  • Is there an age limit?

    • All our classes are 18+ unless otherwise indicated in the class description.

Other questions? Email us at manager@bellinghammakerspace.org

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The Bellingham's Makerspace is a volunteer-run nonprofit that provides access to high tech and traditional tools, workspace, classes and community connections. Join our wonderful community of creative people making awesome things. We are always looking for new volunteers and teachers. What's your passion?




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Bellingham Makerspace

1000 F Street

Technology Development Center

Bellingham, WA 98225

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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