Classroom

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MakeICT's classroom is a 750 sq ft area for workshops/classes, events, and shared workspace. It will provide a modern learning environment with all the tools needed by an instructor or student for teaching or learning.

Access Policy

Classroom

The classroom is reserved for workshops and classes according to the calendar. It can also be reserved by members following this policy:

A keyed-member in good standing may host a private meeting/event at the MakeICT makerspace as long as they are not charging a fee. If any rooms or resources are to be held or if the number of non-member guests exceeds the Guest Policy allowance, a reservation must be submitted and approved 14 days in advanced. The host member is responsible/liable for activities of their guests, and all guests must follow official guest policies. There is no fee for this resource to our members, but a donation is suggested to offset facility costs.

Fill out the reservation form to reserve the classroom for private meetings/events.

During times when it hasn't been reserved, it shall be considered a shared workspace.

Laptops

Members using the laptops agree to return them to the proper shelf and plug them in when finished, and keep them out of dirty and dusty areas such as the metal shop, wood shop, and ceramics room. The laptops are not to be removed from the Makerspace. To protect your personal information, it is strongly recommended to only access the internet from an Incognito window, and properly log out of all websites when finished browsing.

Software Installed (outdated)

Software Linux Windows
Cura
Blender
Gimp
Inkscape
EagleCAD
KiCAD
Arduino
Bitmap to Component Converter
PCB Calculator
Slic3r
Laser Cutter
Fusion 360
DraftSight
Visual Studio

Software Wanted to be installed on new images

Software Description Link License
Blender 3D creation suite: modeling, rigging, animation, rendering, etc. [1] GPL
Gimp Raster graphics editor used for image manipulation and editing, free-form drawing, etc. [2] GPL
Inkscape Vector graphics editor used to create and modify vector images. [3] GPL 2
Lightburn Layout, editing, and control software for laser cutters.
KiCAD Software suite for design of schematics for electronic circuits and their conversion to PCB designs. [4] GPL 3
Arduino IDE used to write and upload programs to Arduino compatible boards. [5] GPL
VScode Source-code editor that can be used with a variety of programming languages
Eclipse IDE Integrated development environment (IDE) used in computer programming [6] EPL
Kate [7] GPL
NotePad ++ [8] GPL
Firefox [9] MPL 2.0
Chrome
PrusaSlicer [10] GNU AGPL V3
Fusion 360
FreeCAD [11] LGPL 2.1
OpenSCAD [12] GPL2
7zip [13] GNU LGPL
Python [14] PSFL (GPL compatible)
Putty [15]
VNC [16] GPL 2
LibreOffice [17] MPL 2.0
Git
Audacity [18] GNU GPL 2
VideoLan Client (vlc) [19] LGPL 2.1
Rosegarden [20] GPL 2
Mplayer [21] GPL 2
SheetCam [22]
Kstars [23] GPL 2
Stellarium [24] GPL 2+
Siril [25] GPL 3

Equipment List

  • 1x Optoma EH500 DLP Projector
    • Full HD 1080p
    • 4700 Lumens
    • HDMI, DisplayPort, 2xVGA
  • 15x Toshiba S55T-B5152 Laptops
    • Dual-boot Debian Stretch (GNU/Linux) / Windows 10
    • Intel i5
    • 4gb RAM
    • 500gb hard drive
    • Intel HD Graphics + 1920x1080 Touchscreen display
    • SD card reader
  • 3x HP Pro 3005MT Internet-connected desktop PC's
    • PC 1: Ubuntu Studio (GNU/Linux), PC2: Windows10/Ubuntu Studio (gNU/Linux), PC3: Windows 7
    • AMD Athlon II X3 435 (triple-core)
    • 2.7gb RAM
    • 300gb hard drive
    • NVIDIA GeForce 9100
  • 1x HP Photosmart C5280 Scanner - (it's actually an all-in-one, but the printer part isn't working)
    • The scanner is connected to the adjacent PC. To scan a document, open the System Menu and select Graphics > Simple Scan
  • 1x Plotter HP Designjet 1050c plus
    • Capable of up to 36 inch wide prints.
    • Due to the cost of ink, designs should use colors instead of blacks.
  • 1x HP DeskJet 3410
    • Backup 3in1 for Classroom