Classes

Saturday January 17th: Build Your Own Theremin!

By HackPGH, Info | December 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 1 Comment

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,…

Saturday, June 29th: Class – Intro to Motor Control for Arduino

By HackPGH, Info | June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tickets on sale at: http://motorcontrolintro.eventbrite.com/# Want to learn how to make things spin and move? Come learn how to add motors to your next project and control them with an Arduino! In this class, we will cover motor fundamentals, DC motor characteristics, DC motor control, and hobby servo control. The workshop will focus on open…

Saturday, Mar 23rd – (Class) Learn to Solder: Arduino

By HackPGH, Info | February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

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…

New Class: Video Game Shield

By HackPGH, Info | April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Interested in soldering, but need help getting started? Come learn to solder at HackPittsburgh with the fun and simple Video Game Shield kit. We will guide you through the art and practice of soldering with this easy-to-assemble kit. This class will teach you to solder, or help you practice your through-hole soldering skills if you…

Learn to Solder

By HackPGH, Info | August 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

Interested in soldering, but need help getting started? Come learn tosolder at HackPittsburgh with the fun and simple Tactile Metronome kit. We will guide you through the art and practice of soldering with this easy-to-assemble kit. This class will teach you to solder, or help you practice your through-hole soldering skills if you are a…

Fizzy Drinks Class @ HackPGH Saturday, June 26th!

By HackPGH, Info | June 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

In this class, Marek Michalowski of Dirty Robot Brew Works and Jon Speicher will present the history, techniques, and equipment behind a range of fermented carbonated beverages.  As a hands-on activity, we’ll be crafting an old-fashioned root beer from all-natural ingredients.  Over the course of the activity, we’ll discuss how the same processes of cooking,…