Monday, January 25, 2010

New Workshops

Circuit Bending
We bring the tools and components, you bring the battery powered toys. This crash course in circuit bending and toy hacking covers the basics of electronics, the tools of circuit exploration, and the techniques of finishing a project. No previous electronics experienced required! 

How to Build a Simple Contact Microphone
Contact mics are inexpensive, easy to build, and can be a source for fun and experimental ways of creating new sounds for recording, art installations or various live performances. In just two hours Patrick McCarthy will show you how to make a simple, effective contact microphone from surplus and discarded materials.

How to Build a Simple Battery Powered Amplifier
This workshop guides you step by step through the process of building your own standard, battery-powered, portable amplifier. Patrick will show how simple electronics construction can be while emphasizing the basics of soldering, interpreting an electronics diagram, custom circuit design, circuit construction, and finishing techniques.

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