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Some Photos From Learn To Solder Night

Learn To Solder Tonight 7:30, Jan 8, 2014

Hello. Tonight at 7:30, Karl will be teaching how to solder. The plan is pretty informal -I will be giving demonstrations and individual assistance. We will be soldering up some test leads (banana plugs and wire) and doing some PCB soldering. I will also be teaching how to de-solder.  There will be three techniques demonstrated for […]

VHS QGM Jan 26 2014 – Sunday

Hello Its that time again for the next VHS QGM If you have a topic that you want added to the agenda please email the list ASAP ! Cut off date for new business is 19th of Jan. (one week before) Please make a new vhs-members list post about all new business before the meeting […]

SMD January – demo video now available

Here is a demo video of the awesome vhs led badge designed by Richard Sim.  These are mostly assembled, we’re holding workshops in January to finish the build and learn about how they work. This board has a Atmega 168/328 CPU connected to a 8×16 LED Matrix with both red and green leds via a […]

SMD January – VHS 5th Anniversary LED Badge

  The VHS 5th Anniversary LED badge is a Atmel 168 based board with an Altera CPLD driving a two colour 8×16 LED matrix.  Other features include a 5 way joystick, separate button, expansion header for i2c peripherals and a microphone.  The board was designed by Richard Sim and will be partly assembled by you! We […]

Virtual Reality Night is Really Happening

and I mean happening, can you dig it? Monday, Decemeber 23rd, starting at 7pm. Bring your VR gear, bring your curiosity, bring a little something for the donatio box, and check out what’s on the cutting edge of tomorrow’s technology. This is your chance to try Occulus Rift goggles and see what VHS is all […]

SHHHH 0x1F – Super Happy Holiday Hacker House – 2013-12-13

What: Super Happy Holiday Hacker House 0x1F! The members of the Vancouver Hack Space are pleased to invite all members, non-members, guests, friends and Mayors-of-large-Canadian-cities to join together in some holiday merrymaking. Never been to the hack space before? This is the perfect time to visit!  Super Happy Hacker House is a social night where […]

Photos from Toymageddon: Toy Hacking Night

Toy hacking night was a blast. Over 25 people were at the space, soldering, adding LEDs to toys, doing pitch hacks, and lots of other fun stuff. Toy hamsters were hacked, Iron Man got some new innards, and some keyboards got circuit bent. The VHS xmas tree was set up and our LED array was […]

EL Project Workday

WHO:  Anyone who knows or wants to know anything about EL Wire/Tape WHAT:   A Geektastic Version of the ol’ Show-and-Shine WHEN: Sunday, 22 Decemer 15:00-19:00 WHERE:  The Bunker [270 East 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada] WHY:     ….   … …   cuz it’s shiny? BOTTOMLINER:   Miststlkr A chaotic and disorganized afternoon of working, planning, teaching, showing off, […]

Make your own yarn swift! December 18, 2013 7:30pm – 10pm

(Posted by Inez) Having recently discovered how useful yarn swifts are and how expensive they can be, I did some research to come up with an inexpensive, portable design that almost anyone can make or customize themselves. Now I will help you make a yarn swift for yourself, or for a friend so that you […]