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It’s Arduino Day!

Today, Saturday March 28th, is Arduino day! We will be closing up the office this afternoon and hosting Arduino Day at Makerspace Nanaimo. The event begins at 1:00 PM and runs until 3:00 PM. Come on down and check out Arduino projects, ask questions, or share your own project!

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Arduino Day 2015

Saturday March 28th is Arduino day so we have decided to move our upcoming Arduino night from this coming Wednesday to coincide with this worldwide event. We will be beginning at 1:00 PM on Saturday, and running through to 3:00 PM. Please feel free to bring in your project, questions, or demonstrations!
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Raspberry Pi 2B In Stock!

Waiting out the initial rush to get your Raspberry Pi 2B? Good news – we now have the Pi 2B in stock and available today!

The Raspberry Pi 2B is the newest version of the Raspberry Pi B and features a Quad Core ARMv7 processor running 900MHz and 1 GB of RAM. This version of the Pi is between 2 and 7.5 times faster than the previous model and now is capable of running the full range of ARM GNU/Linux distributions as well as a version of the upcoming Windows 10.

Arduino Night – March 11th at 7:00 PM

Tonight is once again, Arduino Night! We will be officially we starting at 7:00 PM and hope to see even more of you out this week!

What is an Arduino Night?
An Arduino night is a gathering of people interested in Arduino. At an Arduino night people tinker, collaborate, and learn together in a fun social atmosphere. At one table there may be a discussion about the best way to read multiple sensors and output the data to the web while at another table there may be a group working their way through the very basics of the Arduino Starter kit – there is always something for everyone!

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Pi Day Is Coming…

This Saturday March 14th is Pi day! (3.14.15) and we are celebrating with another Raspberry Pi Jam at Makerspace Nanaimo. The event will be starting at precisely 1:26PM , giving us an official start time of 3.1415926 GMT – Quite a few digits of Pi!

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