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==Items==
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==Top Priorities==
* electronics 'kits': altoids tins, heat sinks, relays, perf boards, infrared LEDs, ATiny chips, etc; for TV-B-Gones, Custom remote controls, Minty Boosts etc;
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* 3 Raspberry Pis w/ HD cameras for the Milliscope, the macroscope and the microsope
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Most of all, we need [[Gittip|more money]]! We also desperately need:
* RGB LEDs (especially strips)
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* tall ladder
* arduinos [old or new, all good!]
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* power strips / extension cables (primarily 3-prong)
* whiteboards that actually work
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* more tools
** whiteboard markers & erasers
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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!)
 
* quality streaming video setup!
 
* quality streaming video setup!
 
** camera
 
** camera
 
** tripod
 
** tripod
 
** directional mic
 
** directional mic
* hose adapter for generic sink faucet
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* ''another'' shop vac (seriously, for the CNC!)
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===Everyday Stuff===
* power strips / extension cables (primarily 3-prong)
 
 
* trash bags
 
* trash bags
* relevant books
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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)
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* 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 [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
 
 
* 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
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* things that work, have useful parts or can be easily fixed
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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
  
==Places in which to procure items==
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==Not wanted==
===Items for sale===
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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
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If you're not sure, you can contact [[User:Matt|Matt]]!
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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===
 
*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
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* Laptops, desktops, macs, pcs, etc are almost always welcome because they can be re-purposed easily.
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There are plenty of California e-waste facilities nearby.
* 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.
 

Revision as of 14:21, 10 March 2014

Top Priorities

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

  • tall ladder
  • power strips / extension cables (primarily 3-prong)
  • more tools

Medium Priorities

Infrastructure

  • large rice cooker
  • shop vac (another one, seriously, for the CNC!)
  • quality streaming video setup!
    • camera
    • tripod
    • directional mic

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

  • 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.