Arch Reactor Blog

Arduino is refreshing its core product line by renaming the Duemilanove to Uno, upgrading the Mega, and replacing the FTDI with a much faster and more flexible ATmega8U2 programmed as a USB to Serial converter on both. A new logo and website design are also being shown off. For the official announcement visit http://arduino.cc/blog/2010/09/24/dinner-is-ready/ Read more...
Mitch Altman appears in a video series where several hackerspaces are challenged to repurpose a commercial product of some sort in a way that a "common person" would find useful. Video after the break... Read more...
The general meeting on the 7th of September yielded a fresh harvest of planned events, all open to the public as usual. Read more...

Matt Mets, from Make magazine, has graciously given us permission to use his photos here on our website. For bandwidth reasons, we're only displaying scaled versions of some of the photos. The complete set can be found in Matt's Flickr Photostream.

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The hackerspace swarmed last night with new and beginning solderers. Mitch Altman of TV-B-Gone fame, along with Jimmie Rodgers, full time hacker, and Matt Mets from Make magazine, brought in suitcases full of goodies for attendants to demo and play with.

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Phil kindly volunteered his photos of Saturday's shelf building adventures. Read more...
Stephen, Bob, Jason, Nathan, Daniel F., John R., Deech, and Phil showed up to help put together the new shelving setup. Read more...
This coming Tuesday bears a general meeting, including the officer reports, an overview for the future of the new website, and dues payments. Read more...
We're really excited about the opening house coming up June 19th! To get ready, our Space Ace has setup a work session for Sunday, June 13th at noon. All are welcome to assist in completing some tasks that are critical for us to have a successful and fun night! Make it if you can! Read more...

It may be a short week due to the holiday, but it's full speed ahead at AR!

  • Decorations and tables are being made for the Open House
  • The power wheel is nearly operational
  • Carpet options are being explored
  • 2600 Meeting on Friday

If you've never visited us, stop by any Tuesday night!

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