Electronics

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Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is dedicated to supporting our maker community in their creative process by providing shared space, shared tools, materials and a knowledge base to turn their ideas into reality.

We provide a work area with electronic equipment and electronic components for all makers, from the very beginner to the expert.

 Electronics Area  hand tools should be marked with purple tape or paint.

Safety First

Members must know the following information:

Covid-19 notice

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 11 fire extinguishers in the building.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available throughout the Makerspace.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in the Kitchen, CNC Room and Wood Shop Areas.

Personal Protective Equipment

Wear protective equipment in all Wood and Metal Shop Areas.
Wear gloves when using Isopropyl Alcohol and other cleaners.


Classes and Training

Area Captain -- Steve Leininger

Classes

Pikes Peak Makerspace announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup

Training



Tips

Measure twice, solder once.

For Help

Message in PPM Slack channel #electronics

Equipment Lists

Electronics

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
Multimeter hp 3478A
MULTIMETER hp 3478A PPM ?
HAKKO soldering station
soldering stations (2) HAKKO DFX-888D $100 each PPM (donated by PARADIGM SYSTEMS) Working (both)
REFLOW OVEN
solder reflow oven James Gravert PPM (donated by PARADIGM SYSTEMS) ?
Protek DC Power Supply 3006B
DC POWER SUPPLY Protek 3006B PPM (donated by Adam Gleason) ?
HP 8116A PULSE FUNCTION GENERATOR
PULSE/FUNCTION GENERATOR

50 MHz

hp 8116A https://drive.google.com/open?id=104pDXnh2KP2bFJKc1X4Q5bmQxFcRzHcf PPM Working While technically in spec, the accuracy leaves something to be desired.
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description


Electronics -- Not Working

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
Squink PCB Printer BotFactory Inc Squink product page PPM ?

(on storage shelf)

discontinued
Squink PC hp PPM ?

(on storage shelf)

AC "POWERITE" Sencore MODEL PR57 Not Working Range buttons seem to be stuck
Spectrum Analyzer Not Working Extraneous signal on the display in low frequency range
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description

Electronics -- Vintage

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
FONE FLASHER 2
FONE FLASHER 2 Radio Shack 43-178 $20 no PPM ?
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description

Hand Tools

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
Hydraulic Crimping Tool.jpg
HYDRAULIC CRIMPING TOOL

with dies

YQK-70 PPM

(donated by David Wasmer, Sr.)

CEN-TECH

7 FUNCTION DIGITAL MULTIMETERS (6)

Harbor Freight 90899 $7 Yes PPM Some need batteries
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
 Electronics Area  hand tools should be marked with purple tape or paint.
Return all tools to their proper location after use. This rule applies to all areas of our Makerspace.

Donations Received

Wish List

Policies

Equipment Reservations

Materials

Donate for "General Supplies" via PayPal: bit.ly/ppmstuff
Or, leave donations in a black payment box, or use a QR code.
Help Us Keep Stocked Up!

PPM Member Benefits

(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft Colorado Springs 10% discount 4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street

Scrap and Trash

Collect scrap plain paper, PLA and PETG plastics, and metals for recycling.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpsters at the back (south side) of the building.
The key to the dumpsters is hanging just inside our back door.

Software

Eagle

Fritzing

Fusion 360

Showcase

Photo Gallery

PPM YouTube Channel

"featured" videos, (the YouTube "HOME" tab)
"Things we've built", Created playlists, including 3D-printed robotic hand (2015)

See Also

Arduino Computers

Raspberry Pi Computers

Ubuntu Computers

LibraryThing-- Electronics Area books

Other Fun Stuff

DIY Solar Power with Will Prowse

Colorado Springs EV Club

SparkFun Tutorials



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