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==Items==
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==Top Priorities==
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Most of all, we need [[Gittip|more money]]! We also desperately need:
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Big things:
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* Tools of all kinds
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* A laser cutter
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* A nice projector. 4000 lumens or more would be nice. Resolution less important.
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* High quality wifi access points like the Ubiquiti Unifi AP-PRO
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* Very tall ladder or scissor lift or similar.
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* A decent oscilloscope
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* A lab power supply
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* An industrial sewing machine or serger
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* A 16 extension PBX for POTS
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Smaller things:
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* Tools of all kinds
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* Organizational systems/containers that fit on our shelves or walls
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** Come to the space and figure out what would be good
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** Anything from tiny spaces for electronics components to large drawers
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* A roll of CAT-6A ethernet cable
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* Duct tape and wide blue painter's tape
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* Long power strips / extension cables (3-prong only)
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* Better lighting! The current lighting is functional but depressing.
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==Medium Priorities==
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===Infrastructure===
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* large rice cooker
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* shop vac (another one, seriously, for the CNC!)
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===Everyday Stuff===
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* trash bags
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* paper towels
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* toilet paper
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* sponges
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* dish soap & detergent
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* whiteboard markers & erasers
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===Tech Stuff===
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* working laptops, desktops, macs, pcs, etc
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* non-bulky raw materials (actual wood, aluminium, steel, wiring)
 
* electronics 'kits': altoids tins, heat sinks, relays, perf boards, infrared LEDs, ATiny chips, etc; for TV-B-Gones, Custom remote controls, Minty Boosts etc;
 
* electronics 'kits': altoids tins, heat sinks, relays, perf boards, infrared LEDs, ATiny chips, etc; for TV-B-Gones, Custom remote controls, Minty Boosts etc;
 
* 3 Raspberry Pis w/ HD cameras for the Milliscope, the macroscope and the microsope
 
* 3 Raspberry Pis w/ HD cameras for the Milliscope, the macroscope and the microsope
 
* RGB LEDs (especially strips)
 
* RGB LEDs (especially strips)
 
* arduinos [old or new, all good!]
 
* arduinos [old or new, all good!]
* whiteboard markers!!
 
* quality streaming video setup!
 
** camera
 
** tripod
 
** directional mic
 
* hose adapter for generic sink faucet
 
* ''another'' shop vac (seriously, for the CNC!)
 
* power strips / extension cables (primarily 3-prong)
 
* trash bags
 
* ergonomic chairs / more comfy chairs
 
* relevant books
 
 
* soldering irons (consider bringing one to donate for a workshop such as [http://workshopweekend.net/ Workshop Weekend] or [[Today I Learned]].
 
* soldering irons (consider bringing one to donate for a workshop such as [http://workshopweekend.net/ Workshop Weekend] or [[Today I Learned]].
* sponges and dishwasher soap for the sink and dishwasher
 
** the dish detergent at koreana plaza is cheap and works well
 
* nuclear fusion power
 
* terabit wan
 
 
* laser cutter
 
* laser cutter
 
* RAM for Mac Mini (c. 2005) 333 MHz PC2700 DDR SDRAM  Non-ECC Unbuffered
 
* RAM for Mac Mini (c. 2005) 333 MHz PC2700 DDR SDRAM  Non-ECC Unbuffered
* <strike>a PirateBox (http://wiki.daviddarts.com/PirateBox_DIY)</strike>
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* things that work, have useful parts or can be easily fixed
* [[<strike>first aid kit</strike>]] there are now two kits but other items may be needed
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* <strike>screw driver set + hex bits</strike>
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==Low Priorities==
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Not urgent, but still accepted
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* hose adapter for generic sink faucet
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* relevant books
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==Not wanted==
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* Most bulky raw materials (case by case basis)
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* Printers & scanners - they are bulky, we have enough
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* Broken, useless things
  
==Places in which to procure items==
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If you're not sure, you can contact [[User:Matt|Matt]]!
===Items for sale===
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==See also==
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===Places to buy things===
 
* [http://businessservices.berkeley.edu/overstock/campus UC Berkeley Overstock / Surplus Store]
 
* [http://businessservices.berkeley.edu/overstock/campus UC Berkeley Overstock / Surplus Store]
 
** 3200 Regatta Blvd., Suite E, Richmond, CA  94804
 
** 3200 Regatta Blvd., Suite E, Richmond, CA  94804
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* [http://www.unwaste.com/ Unwaste store (of Universal Waste Management)]
 
* [http://www.unwaste.com/ Unwaste store (of Universal Waste Management)]
 
** 721 37th Ave, Oakland, CA 94602
 
** 721 37th Ave, Oakland, CA 94602
===Free things!===
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===Free things===
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* [[free stuff]] offered to sudofolk
 
*Hint: Check out the Berkeley flatlands and residential areas around the university for great freepiles (particularly during student move-out times.) ;]
 
*Hint: Check out the Berkeley flatlands and residential areas around the university for great freepiles (particularly during student move-out times.) ;]
  
==Electronics Donations==
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===E-waste===
* Tools are ALWAYS welcome
 
* Laptops, desktops, macs, pcs, etc are almost always welcome because they can be re-purposed easily.
 
* Raw materials (that aren't too bulky) are almost always welcome: e.g. actual wood, aluminium, steel, wiring, etc.
 
** Bulky raw materials may be handy on a case-by-case basis.
 
* Printers are horrible, we can't use them (ink is proprietary and expensive) and they take up too much space.
 
* Old technology can sometimes be fun, but consider when it should be seen as a relic or as spare parts.
 
* Depending on the item, [[User:Matt]] is willing to facilitate donations of electronic devices, especially ones that can be used for parts, or are in working condition. If there isn't room for your donation, sudoers are likely to make room for re-usable or good stuff.
 
 
 
==Intangible==
 
A plan to control spam on the wiki. PRONTO! :) -[[User:Peteforsyth|Peteforsyth]] ([[User talk:Peteforsyth|talk]]) 21:15, 3 March 2013 (UTC)
 
  
Enlist some hackers. They like to show off how smart they are. Come on, dare them they can't do it! make it hackersafe.
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There are plenty of California e-waste facilities nearby.

Latest revision as of 05:34, 10 August 2014

Top Priorities

Most of all, we need more money! We also desperately need:

Big things:

  • Tools of all kinds
  • A laser cutter
  • A nice projector. 4000 lumens or more would be nice. Resolution less important.
  • High quality wifi access points like the Ubiquiti Unifi AP-PRO
  • Very tall ladder or scissor lift or similar.
  • A decent oscilloscope
  • A lab power supply
  • An industrial sewing machine or serger
  • A 16 extension PBX for POTS

Smaller things:

  • Tools of all kinds
  • Organizational systems/containers that fit on our shelves or walls
    • Come to the space and figure out what would be good
    • Anything from tiny spaces for electronics components to large drawers
  • A roll of CAT-6A ethernet cable
  • Duct tape and wide blue painter's tape
  • Long power strips / extension cables (3-prong only)
  • Better lighting! The current lighting is functional but depressing.

Medium Priorities

Infrastructure

  • large rice cooker
  • shop vac (another one, seriously, for the CNC!)

Everyday Stuff

  • trash bags
  • paper towels
  • toilet paper
  • sponges
  • dish soap & detergent
  • whiteboard markers & erasers

Tech Stuff

  • working laptops, desktops, macs, pcs, etc
  • non-bulky raw materials (actual wood, aluminium, steel, wiring)
  • electronics 'kits': altoids tins, heat sinks, relays, perf boards, infrared LEDs, ATiny chips, etc; for TV-B-Gones, Custom remote controls, Minty Boosts etc;
  • 3 Raspberry Pis w/ HD cameras for the Milliscope, the macroscope and the microsope
  • RGB LEDs (especially strips)
  • arduinos [old or new, all good!]
  • soldering irons (consider bringing one to donate for a workshop such as Workshop Weekend or Today I Learned.
  • laser cutter
  • RAM for Mac Mini (c. 2005) 333 MHz PC2700 DDR SDRAM Non-ECC Unbuffered
  • things that work, have useful parts or can be easily fixed

Low Priorities

Not urgent, but still accepted

  • hose adapter for generic sink faucet
  • relevant books

Not wanted

  • Most bulky raw materials (case by case basis)
  • Printers & scanners - they are bulky, we have enough
  • Broken, useless things

If you're not sure, you can contact Matt!

See also

Places to buy things

Free things

  • free stuff offered to sudofolk
  • Hint: Check out the Berkeley flatlands and residential areas around the university for great freepiles (particularly during student move-out times.) ;]

E-waste

There are plenty of California e-waste facilities nearby.