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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!]
  • 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 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
  • RAM for Mac Mini (c. 2005) 333 MHz PC2700 DDR SDRAM Non-ECC Unbuffered
  • a PirateBox (http://wiki.daviddarts.com/PirateBox_DIY)
  • [[first aid kit]] there are now two kits but other items may be needed
  • screw driver set + hex bits

Places in which to procure items

Items for sale

Free things!

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

Electronics Donations

  • 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.


A plan to control spam on the wiki. PRONTO! :) -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.