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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.

Electronics Area
 Electronics Area  (03/13/22) 

Safety First

Members must know the following information:

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
use this when ordering pizza or an ambulance

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 7 fire extinguishers on the fire escape plan map. Review the PPM Fire Escape Plan for locations.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available in four areas: the Kitchen, Metal Shop, Wood Shop and CNC Room.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in four areas: the Kitchen, Wood Shop, CNC Room and Vented Room.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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

Hazardous Chemicals

All hazardous chemicals must be stored in the yellow hazardous chemical storage cabinet located in the Vented Room.
Review the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information of unknown products before use.
SDS information is available via the QR code on the hazardous chemical storage cabinet or this link.
Do not bring dangerous chemicals to the makerspace.
Spray paint, stains, and other approved items must be stored in the hazardous chemical storage cabinet in the Vented Room.
Please DO NOT paint indoors.

Covid-19 notice

Classes and Training

New Member Orientation

Area Captain -- Steve Leininger

To help out in the Electronics Area, contact the Area Captain on Slack.

Classes

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

Training

Links to other sites (external links):

https://www.instructables.com/Basic-Electronics/
https://whizoo.com -- Controleo3 Reflow Oven Controller

Tips

Measure twice, solder once.

For Additional Help

Use the PPM Slack channel #electronics

Equipment Lists

Soldering Equipment

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Manual Estimated
Value
Owner
HAKKO soldering station
soldering stations (2) HAKKO DFX-888D

$100

(each)

PPM
(donated by PARADIGM SYSTEMS)
Fume Extractor
Fume Extractor PACE 8888-0825

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PPM
REFLOW OVEN
solder reflow oven James Gravert ? Class Documentation

(by Adam Gleason)

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PPM
(donated by PARADIGM SYSTEMS)
Picture
Item
Manufacturer
Model
Number
Manual
Estimated
Value
Owner

Electronics

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Manual Estimated
Value
Owner
HP 54510A scope
oscilloscope

(250MHz, 2 channel)

hp 54510A

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PPM
(donated by

Josh Harlow)

digital oscilloscope

(100MHz)

PHILIPS PM 3070

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PPM
Protek DC Power Supply 3006B
DC POWER SUPPLY

60v 1.5a 90w 1Ch

Protek 3006B

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PPM
(donated by Adam Gleason)
Multimeter hp 3478A
MULTIMETER hp 3478A

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PPM
HP 8116A PULSE FUNCTION GENERATOR
PULSE/FUNCTION GENERATOR

50 MHz

hp 8116A https://drive.google.com/open?id=104pDXnh2KP2bFJKc1X4Q5bmQxFcRzHcf

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PPM
Picture
Item
Manufacturer
Model
Number
Manual
Estimated
Value
Owner


Design Workstation

Picture Computer System CPU CinebenchR23 Memory Storage Network Speed,

Wired

System
Software
Application
Software
Estimated
Value
Owner
Computer Workstation,

Dell monitors (2), speakers

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PPM
Picture
Computer
System
CPU
CinebenchR23
Memory
Storage
Network Speed,
Wired
System
Software
Application
Software
Estimated
Value
Owner

Design workstation ONLY! NO Facebook, social media, or random browsing.

Electronics -- Not Working

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Manual Estimated
Value
Owner
Oscilloscope

(10MHz)

ST-16B specs

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PPM
Squink PCB Printer BotFactory Inc Squink product page

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PPM
Squink PC HP Compaq ?

(small form factor)

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PPM
AC "POWERITE" Sencore MODEL PR57

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Picture
Item
Manufacturer
Model
Number
Manual
Estimated
Value
Owner

Hand Tools

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

with dies

YQK-70 PPM

(donated by David Wasmer, Sr.)

Multimeter.jpg
CEN-TECH

7 FUNCTION DIGITAL MULTIMETERS (6)

Harbor Freight 90899 Yes

$7

PPM
Picture
Item
Manufacturer
Model
Number
Manual
Estimated
Value
Owner
 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

Pikes Peak Makerspace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so we can provide a receipt for any donations you make.

Benefits and Policies

PPM members enjoy discounts at the following local merchants:
(walk in, show proof of membership)

Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft of 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
Map of stores that provide PPM member discounts
Map of helpful local resources curated by our makers


Additionally, we have a Slack channel (#job-board) for members to post, discuss, or accept job opportunities either within PPM or from the community.

Equipment Reservations

Materials

Batteries, 20700 cells
Donate for "General Supplies" via PayPal: bit.ly/ppmstuff
Or, leave donations in a black payment box, or use a QR code.

Red Tags

Scrap and Trash

Trash day is MONDAY
Recycling day is MONDAY (96 gallon tote)

Single Stream Recycling provided by Waste Connections. Paper, cardboard, cans, glass, and one time use plastics.

Empty recycling and trash into our dumpster at the back (south side) of the building.
Always leave the space better than you found it.

Software

Links to other PPM Wiki pages (internal links):

Fusion 360

See Also

Links to other PPM Wiki pages (internal links):

Arduino Computers
Raspberry Pi Computers
Ubuntu Workstation
Computers
Computers -- Vintage

Curated Links

Links to other sites (external links):

LibraryThing -- Our electronics-related books
IFIXIT -- Repair guides for every thing, written by everyone.
Understanding different types of USB cables -- Android Authority

Other Fun Stuff

Links to other sites (external links):

Open Circuits -- stunning cross-section photography of electrical components
Circuit Diagram - xkcd
CuriousMarc -- Vintage HP Equipment Restoration
DIY Solar Power with Will Prowse
Colorado Springs Electric Vehicle Club




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