Soldering equipment is available to RDC students, faculty, and staff and the public. Uses may include connecting electrical wiring and electrical components to printed circuit boards or creating or assembling jewelry components.
Use of the soldering equipment must conform to all Red Deer College policies, specifically, but not limited to,:
Once you have completed an orientation and signed a Makerspace User Agreement you may borrow and operate the soldering equipment. The soldering equipment can be checked out and use is restricted to the Makerspace. Other items for use with the kits, such as multimeters and wriststraps, can also be borrowed. Ask the Makerspace Technicians for more details.
Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for anyone making interactive projects.
We have two Arduino Starter Kits: Skill Level Beginner which can be borrowed by RDC students, faculty and staff for 3 days. Community members may borrow the Arduino kits for use in the Makerspace.
Raspberry Pi is a tiny but powerful computer that uses open source hardware and can be programmed to suit whatever technological need you have.
We have two Raspberry Pi 3 kits
These kits can be borrowed by RDC students, faculty and staff for 3 days. Community members may borrow the kits for use in the Makerspace.
Get help, tips, and ideas at RaspberryPi.org.
LittleBits are colour-coded electronic building blocks that each have a specific function and snap together with magnets to make larger circuits.
We have one LittleBits Student Set; this kit can be borrowed by RDC students, faculty and staff for 3 days. Community members may borrow the LittleBits kit for use in the Makerspace.
Explore the Little Bits website for inspiration, ideas, and help.
Makey Makey is an invention kit that lets you transform everyday objects into inputs for your computer.
We have two Makey Makey Deluxe kits which can be borrowed by RDC students, faculty and staff for 3 days. Community members may also borrow the kits for use in the Makerspace only.
Get help, tips, and ideas at MakeyMakey.com.
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