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Electronics room wishlist:

  • Digital oscilloscope, Rigol DS1052E seems popular
  • 'Scope cart, top shelf min 19" deep x 14.5" wide
  • Spectrum analyzer covering ISM bands, anything else is gravy
  • Stereo/trinocular microscope, boom mount, C-mount camera adapter
  • Preheat station for benchtop rework
  • Reflow oven for SMT assembly
  • Solder pot
  • Vacuum desoldering station (Can be air-driven, we have shop air)
  • SMT-package air nozzles for our hot air station
  • Solder fume extraction, benchtop or under-bench charcoal absorber and flex arms
  • Raspberry Pi, Beagleboard/bone, and other similar embedded/dev boards
  • Spare hardware for panel-mount switches and pots: 15/32-32NS, M12-1, M6-.75, and 1/4-40NS nuts, weather covers, etc.
  • Pogo pins in spearpoint and tenderizer styles
  • Fuse holders for glass and automotive blade type fuses
  • LED bargraph, 7-segment, and alphanumeric displays
  • LED dot-matrix displays
  • ESD chip-storage bins/boxes, especially multi-drawer cabinets or multi-bin flip-top trays
  • ESD conductive black foam for chip storage
  • Memristors, as soon as someone starts selling them
  • Fakra-to-SMA adapters/pigtails
  • Other RF adapters including u.fl pigtails
  • Connector samples kits: Especially latching wire-to-board connectors with 0.100" spacing.
  • Mini connector samples kits: Mini-JST and other. FIXME, if you know some common ones.
  • Stepper and PMDC motor driver chips / breakouts / complete modules
  • Desktop-size PCB shear, 12" throat would be plenty
  • parts drawers
  • PCB mill
  • soldering station
  • SMT hot-air station

Supplies:

  • Power strips (can never have too many)
  • Extension cords (ditto)
  • Welding helmets and gloves
  • Wire rope (3/32" or so)
  • Wire rope swaging tool
  • Fine and Ultra-fine Sharpies
  • CF and SD cards, any size you're not using

Woodwork:

  • wood lathe
  • planer
  • belt / drum sander
  • table saw
  • mitre saw
  • drill press
  • CNC Router, ShopBot or similar(Min: 4'x8')

Computing:

  • server (be more specific?)
  • 802.11 access point
  • printer
  • scanner
  • webcams

Metalwork:

  • parts washer
  • mill
  • lathe
  • grinding wheel
  • welding
  • surface grinder
  • surface plate
  • sheet metal shear / roller / brake
  • TIG Welder
  • Plasma Torch
  • Lower Gauge shear, roller & brake (Pneumatic/Electric)
  • Water-Jet Cutter
  • Throatless shear
  • Punch or ironworker
  • English wheel, planishing hammer, etc

Small crafts:

  • spray booth
  • sewing machine
  • serger
  • loom weaver
  • art supplies
  • painting supplies
  • cross-stitch
  • embroidery machine

Kitchen:

  • fridge
  • microwave
  • coffee
  • electric kettle
  • cups

Lounge:

  • MAME cabinet
  • Pinball machines

Misc:

  • 1/4NPT and 1/8NPT adapters and fittings every which way
  • Dewar Flask for liquid nitrogen
  • hardware (nuts & bolts)
  • lumber, lumber storage
  • whiteboard
  • chalkboard (brush-on chalkboard paint to turn a wall into a chalkboard)
  • keg
  • bike rack
  • peg boards and hooks
  • lockers
  • Laser Cutter

Wishlist

  • Physical space to sit and chat.
  • Internet connection for laptops & Computer Lab
  • Internet connection for servers
  • Computer parts for community use
  • Classroom space
  • Refrigerator
  • Lumber - for building a larger center room meeting/project table
  • Lamps
  • Bean Bag Chairs
  • Coffee Table
  • Concrete Blocks
  • Formica Counter tops
  • Microwave
  • Projector
  • Speakers
  • Stereo Receiver
  • Paint
  • Cat5E
  • Panduit Finger Tray
  • 42" LCD display
  • LCD Monitors
  • Book Case
  • 10/100/1000 Switches 24 port or 48 port
  • Wireless Access Point
  • Printers (Prefer Networked, but can make this happen many ways)
  • Hard Drives for server storage
  • Storage Bins for parts storage
  • Locker type area for members to store personal items
  • Chairs for meeting table and work stations
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Signal generators
  • Whiteboards