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<center><big>Our Motto: "''Be Excellent, Make A Difference!''"</big></center>
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== WE HAVE MOVED!!! ==
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AUGUST 9th, 12-6pm:
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'''ATX Hackerspace and Instructables LED Build for All'''<br>
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We are moving into our new location on December 1st, and will have our grand re-opening party soon afterwards!  
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ATX Hackerspace, with the help of Instructables, is hosting a fun day of experimentation, making, and building with LED's!
  
Our new location is:
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Everyone is invited: Adults and Children with Adults! This is an '''adult-led, family welcoming event''' where children can learn new skills and have a blast along with adults!
  
9701 Dessau Road
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The Instructables team recently inherited 23 boxes of 10mm LEDs (approximately 110,000 LEDs) and decided the best use for them would be a Build Day!! They want to see how EPIC we can get with a large amount of LEDs at our disposal.
Suite #304
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Austin, TX  78754
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We will continue having our twice monthly member meetings.  The location of which will be posted to the [[Agenda_Items|Meetings page]] and announced to the Member List.
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They have sent ATX Hackerspace '''2200 or more LED's''' in various colors, and 40 coin cell batteries.
  
We have a temporary location where our Laser is setup so that the membership can have access to it.   It is being housed at Das Pflugerhaus, and if you need to use the laser you will need to make an appointment on the [[Laser_Calendar]].
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... and ATX Hackerspace has added 1000 more coin cell batteries to the pile for good measure!
  
* Das Pflugerhaus is located at 905 Olympic Dr., in zipcode 78660
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We are going to put the LED's and batteries out on tables, and we will have a few soldering stations and solder available, as well as lots of electrical and duct tape.
* Hours are from 10am to 8pm Tuesday - Saturday.  Check the calendar for more information.
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If you have questions please attend the meetings or contact the Board at: board@atxhackerspace.org
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Bring your creativity and imagination to the tables! '''The sky is the limit, and we've got plenty of LED's.'''
  
Thank you.
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'''We will be showing how to:'''
  
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* build LED pendants and throwies using nothing but electrical tape, a battery, and an LED. ( We've had a blue one go for THREE WEEKS nonstop! )
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* solder our HackBat kits ( $5 )
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* turn an LED throwie into an LED glow balloon.
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* make an LED flashlight from some AA batteries, paper, duct tape, and tinfoil.
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We will also be helping people document their creations on Instructables, which will help inspire other people around the world on how to make your awesome creations.
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'''Come to:'''
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== What is ATX Hackerspace?  ==
 
== What is ATX Hackerspace?  ==
  
We are a community of people who love to learn and make things, as well as a collaborative industrial workshop.
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We are a collaborative industrial workshop full of people who love to learn and make things! ATX Hackerspace can be found at:
  
We have 8000 square feet of space perfect for artists, designers, engineers, [[WhatIsAHacker|makers & hackers]], fabbers, scientists, musicians, seminars and workshops, coworking, and a ton of other stuff. Anything that needs a space, involves loud equipment, messy equipment (woodworking, soldering/welding, painting), power equipment (120V, 240V, and 3-phase power available), or ventilation for fumes (etching, spray painting, varnish, etc).
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<center><font size=2>'''{{ATXHS Address}}'''</font></center>
  
More importantly, we have an established community that's growing. There are lots of different groups in Austin, and friends meeting at coffee shops, bars, and homes. If we combine skills, knowledge, ideas, tools, and materials, just imagine the massive projects that could be undertaken! Even if you're not into any of this, but want to learn, there will be some very smart and fun people around to help teach.
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We have 8,000 square feet of space that is perfect for artists, designers, engineers, [[WhatIsAHacker|makers and hackers]], fabbers, scientists, musicians, seminars and workshops, co-working, and a ton of other stuff. We're the perfect place for any project that needs space, involves loud or messy equipment (woodworking, soldering, welding, painting), power (we have 120V, 240V, and 3-phase power), or ventilation for fumes (etching, spray painting, varnish, etc).  
  
We're '''hackers''' (defined [[WhatIsAHacker|here]]) which means we create things and put them together in new and innovative ways. ATX Hackerspace is dedicated to promote and encourage technical, scientific, and artistic skills through projects, collaboration, and education by all <u>legal</u> means.
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More importantly, we are an established and ever-growing community. Imagine what we can do when we combine our skills, knowledge, ideas, tools, and materials . . . or see for yourself at our next '''Open House, every Tuesday evening from 8-11pm'''.
  
'''[[Payment|Join up, or Renew your membership here]]'''
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Maybe you're just starting out? There are always some smart, fun people around the hackerspace to help you learn something new.
  
== News and Upcoming Events ==
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We're '''hackers''' (thoroughly defined [[WhatIsAHacker|here]]), which means we create things and we put things together in new and innovative ways. ATX Hackerspace is dedicated to encouraging and promoting technical, scientific, and artistic skills through projects, collaboration, and education by all <u><i>legal</i></u> means.
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<u>The hackerspace has moved!!</u> Please pay special attention to the calendar items and announcements for times and locations.
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* Our Membership Meeting is on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month 7:30 until 8pm(ish).
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== Hours and Events ==
* Next meeting is at Kirby Lane on November 20th from 7:30 to 9pm.
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''See our [[Events]] page for more.''
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Co-Op members and patrons are given 24-hour access and may bring up to two guests to the space at any time.
  
== Hours  ==
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Visitors are welcome to attend our Open House -- every Tuesday evening from 8-11pm -- or any of the open events on our [[Calendar]]. Check out our [[Events]] page for a full list of upcoming events!
  
Co-Op members and patrons are given 24 hour access and may bring up to two guests to the space.  If you are not a Co-Op member or patron, check the [[Calendar]] to see when we have open hours scheduled. If you're interested in coming to check out the space outside of our posted hours, join our [[Mailing Lists|mailing list]] and post a message a day or so before coming over to ask someone to be your host.  
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If you'd like to check out the hackerspace at any other time, please join our [[Mailing Lists|mailing list]] and post a message asking someone to be your host. One or two days advance notice is best. You may also ask through our [[IRC]] channel and our [[Forum]].
  
You can also check our [[IRC]] channel and our [[Forum]].
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== Contact Us ==
  
== Objectives  ==
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* Start discussions or suggest projects on our [[Mailing Lists]]
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* Join our [[Forum]] to post topics and review past discussions
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* Join a live discussion on our [[IRC]] channel
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* Hang out with us on [http://groups.to/austinhackerspace/ Facebook] and [http://plus.google.com/103179966471108879506/posts Google+]
  
* Create an open community of [[WhatIsAHacker|makers & hackers]], artists, and open source/hardware enthusiasts to create, share, learn, and collaborate.
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Contact our [[Board|Board of Directors]] for any questions you may have.
* Help spread knowledge to the larger community, especially in the areas of technology, DIY, security, and privacy.
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* Provide a space for creating, collaborations, workshops, and classes.
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* Provide resources (hardware, tools, materials, access, knowledge) to members and the community.
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* Assist other groups that share similar objectives.
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* Seek to enable others, and others' projects; to help break down barriers; and to avoid erecting barriers.
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== What can I do to help?  ==
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== Co-Working Rentals ==
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<center><font size=6>'''[http://atxhackerspace.org/wiki/CoWorking Get Your Own Co-Working Space!]'''</font></center><br>
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<center><font size=3><i>Prices starting at $310 a month, including monthly membership</i></font></center><br>
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'''ATX Hackerspace's new co-working area provides something new in Austin. Here you have a union of dedicated office space with 24/7 access to cutting-edge protoyping and traditional crafting methodologies. Small business owners, independent professionals, startup companies, or people who just need their own space are a great match with our location, infrastructure and network of fellow innovators.'''
  
* '''Become a Member''' - See our [[Membership|membership page]] for more info.
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'''For more information, [http://atxhackerspace.org/wiki/CoWorking click here]'''
* '''Get The Word Out''' - Tell friends and coworkers about us. Start discussions or suggest projects on our [[Forum]], via the [[Mailing Lists]], on the [[IRC]] channel or on [[Facebook]]. Add to our knowledge-base on the [[Wiki]].
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* '''WishList and Donations''' - We accept donations of materials and resources (speak to our treasurer, [[User:Martinbogo|Martin Bogomolni]]), and barter for projects and other things. If you'd like to donate resources, email the [[Mailing Lists]], [[Contact Us|contact]] the LLC members, [[User:Mrmccabe|Matthew McCabe]], [[User:Darkcontrast|Mike Rich]] and [[User:Martinbogo|Martin Bogomolni]], or bring your donation to our [[Events|Tuesday open house]] and we'll see what we can do.
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* '''Add to our Wiki''' - Anyone may get a Wiki account - just ask on our mailing list and someone will create an account for you. You'll have access to edit most pages, upload photos and create new pages of your own. Please read the [[ATX_Wiki_Guide|ATX Wiki Guide]] if you want to do some heavy editing. If you're wondering whether or not something is OK to edit, remember: What's up here represents everyone -- and it's better to ask forgiveness than permission!
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Revision as of 12:19, 9 August 2014

Colin and Ashley on Voice and Exit project.jpg
Ebo-Jason.jpg
Matt W at soapmaking.jpg
Marcos and Rob view latest.jpg

AUGUST 9th, 12-6pm: ATX Hackerspace and Instructables LED Build for All
LED build flashlight.jpg

ATX Hackerspace, with the help of Instructables, is hosting a fun day of experimentation, making, and building with LED's!

Everyone is invited: Adults and Children with Adults! This is an adult-led, family welcoming event where children can learn new skills and have a blast along with adults!

The Instructables team recently inherited 23 boxes of 10mm LEDs (approximately 110,000 LEDs) and decided the best use for them would be a Build Day!! They want to see how EPIC we can get with a large amount of LEDs at our disposal.

They have sent ATX Hackerspace 2200 or more LED's in various colors, and 40 coin cell batteries.

... and ATX Hackerspace has added 1000 more coin cell batteries to the pile for good measure!

We are going to put the LED's and batteries out on tables, and we will have a few soldering stations and solder available, as well as lots of electrical and duct tape.

Bring your creativity and imagination to the tables! The sky is the limit, and we've got plenty of LED's.

We will be showing how to:

  • build LED pendants and throwies using nothing but electrical tape, a battery, and an LED. ( We've had a blue one go for THREE WEEKS nonstop! )
  • solder our HackBat kits ( $5 )
  • turn an LED throwie into an LED glow balloon.
  • make an LED flashlight from some AA batteries, paper, duct tape, and tinfoil.

We will also be helping people document their creations on Instructables, which will help inspire other people around the world on how to make your awesome creations.

Come to:

9701 Dessau Road, Building 3, Suite 304, Austin TX 78754







Sign up to be a member!

only $60.00 per month

Read about the fabulous benefits
that come with being an important part of
your local hackerspace



What is ATX Hackerspace?

We are a collaborative industrial workshop full of people who love to learn and make things! ATX Hackerspace can be found at:

9701 Dessau Road, Building 3, Suite 304, Austin TX 78754

We have 8,000 square feet of space that is perfect for artists, designers, engineers, makers and hackers, fabbers, scientists, musicians, seminars and workshops, co-working, and a ton of other stuff. We're the perfect place for any project that needs space, involves loud or messy equipment (woodworking, soldering, welding, painting), power (we have 120V, 240V, and 3-phase power), or ventilation for fumes (etching, spray painting, varnish, etc).

More importantly, we are an established and ever-growing community. Imagine what we can do when we combine our skills, knowledge, ideas, tools, and materials . . . or see for yourself at our next Open House, every Tuesday evening from 8-11pm.

Maybe you're just starting out? There are always some smart, fun people around the hackerspace to help you learn something new.

We're hackers (thoroughly defined here), which means we create things and we put things together in new and innovative ways. ATX Hackerspace is dedicated to encouraging and promoting technical, scientific, and artistic skills through projects, collaboration, and education by all legal means.

Hours and Events

Co-Op members and patrons are given 24-hour access and may bring up to two guests to the space at any time.

Visitors are welcome to attend our Open House -- every Tuesday evening from 8-11pm -- or any of the open events on our Calendar. Check out our Events page for a full list of upcoming events!

If you'd like to check out the hackerspace at any other time, please join our mailing list and post a message asking someone to be your host. One or two days advance notice is best. You may also ask through our IRC channel and our Forum.

Contact Us

  • Start discussions or suggest projects on our Mailing Lists
  • Join our Forum to post topics and review past discussions
  • Join a live discussion on our IRC channel
  • Hang out with us on Facebook and Google+

Contact our Board of Directors for any questions you may have.




Co-Working Rentals



Get Your Own Co-Working Space!

Prices starting at $310 a month, including monthly membership


ATX Hackerspace's new co-working area provides something new in Austin. Here you have a union of dedicated office space with 24/7 access to cutting-edge protoyping and traditional crafting methodologies. Small business owners, independent professionals, startup companies, or people who just need their own space are a great match with our location, infrastructure and network of fellow innovators.

For more information, click here