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SMD March – Internet of things board

For SMD March we’ll be building an Internet of things board. This is the heart of an arduino uno coupled with an ethernet interface to let you control leds, relays etc, plus read switch positions, temperature etc. all over Ethernet. Like a uno, it has a usb interface for programming with the Arduino GUI and […]

YuKonstruct – hackspace up north

On a new years eve we have been visited by small group of people from Whitehorse, YT. They said they are opening a hack space and they wanted to take look at ours so they will have better idea of what can be done, what are the possibilities. At first I have to admit that […]

Boardgames development night – Wednesday Feb 5th, 2014

Have you ever wanted to build your own board game? Do you have an idea or would like to help others build their games? VHS will be running the another another Boardgame development night at VHS. We are going to be developing our own card and board-games. These are going to be quick and dirty […]

VHS Group picture 2014

Calling all members, guests, and friends of VHS. It is time for our yearly group picture. We will be taking a group picture of as many VHSers as we can at the space before the QGM meeting. This picture will be posted on the VHS blog, if you do not want your face shown in […]

Repair Night: Wed January 15th, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

WHAT: Repair Night Drop-in WHEN: Wed, Jan 15th, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM WHERE: 270 1st Ave E, Vancouver BC V5T 1A6  Join us for a night of hacking and fixing just about anything. Come on down to the space with your broken computers, lamps, small appliances, buggy software, etc. Use our tools, get help, have fun. […]

Introduction To Computer Networking Workshop Series – Mondays Starting January 20th

DATE: Mondays, January 20th – March 10 (excluding February 17) TIME: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM (new folks, please come at least 15 minutes early to get a quick safety tour) COST:  Suggested minimum donation of 5$ per class to VHS for non-members WHERE: Our new building (The Bunker) 270 1st Ave E, Vancouver BC V5T […]

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 […]