Classes

Saturday January 17th: Build Your Own Theremin!

By HackPGH, Info | December 23, 2014 |

Do you remember hearing eerie outer space music from classic science fiction like “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and “Dr Who”? Have you ever wanted to make sounds like that yourself? It turns out you can! Using an instrument called a theremin. The theremin was invented in 1929, and has been used in many…

Sunday November 9th: WiFi 101: Make your own high-gain antennas for 2.4 and 5 GHZ wireless routers!

By HackPGH, Info | October 26, 2014 |

Not satisfied with the coverage area of the wireless signal in your house? Ever wonder how WiFi works? Don’t have the money to buy $300 on a pair of antennas? Have the DIY spirit? Well then come to HackPittsburgh and make your own! Meta Mesh, Pittsburgh’s wireless mesh networking company founded at HackPittsburgh, is beginning…

Saturday, November 15th – (Class) Learn to Solder: Arduino

By HackPGH, Info | October 16, 2014 |

This class will teach you to solder or help you practice your skills if they are a little rusty.  We will guide you through the process of building an Arduino from a kit. Kits will be provided and in the end you will go home with your brand new DIY Arduino ready to make your project…

Saturday, Sept 28th – (Class) Learn to Solder: Arduino

By HackPGH, Info | September 9, 2013 |

This class will teach you to solder or help you practice your skills if they are a little rusty.  We will guide you through the process of building an Arduino from a kit. Kits will be provided and in the end you will go home with your brand new DIY Arduino ready to make your project…

Satruday August 10: Class – Advanced Motor Control with Arduino

By HackPGH, Info | July 30, 2013 |

HackPittsburgh is proud to offer its first Advanced Motor Control class covering topics including closed-loop speed control with PID* loops and position control of a linear stage and stepper motor. This class will be focused towards sensor feedback and control logic to perform speed regulation. Participants are expected to be familiar with motors, motor controllers,…