3D printing

Ketone sensor – handheld breath sensor to measure ketones.

The Ketone Sensor is a handheld breath sensor that can measure ketones in a person’s breath. This really important for diabetics as Diabetic Ketoacidosis(or DKA) is a very  serious complication of diabetes. It happens when you don’t have enough insulin in your blood which, through a complicated process of body chemistry, makes your blood really […]

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Getting started with the Aldi $500 3d printer.

Jarmon came in tonight with Aldi’s $500 3d printer. In less than an hour, he had set it up and was printing the default reboot model on the supplied SD card. The verdict in the space was that, for the money, we’re impressed. It’s a pretty solid, well built machine that was very easy to […]

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Announcing the Smart Tech Discovery Education Program – January 2015

The Smart Tech Discovery Education Program launched! Gold Coast TechSpace is pleased to launch the “Smart Tech Discovery Education Program” today. This program is the result of our Smart Tech Discovery Education Project, whereby several TechSpace members, inspired by past successful past education sessions that a few members have run, have designed a set of education […]

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Doers not talkers

It has been over two months since the last post here. There is a good reason for that. It is not because we have died away. In fact it is quite the opposite.

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Repap fires in anger

After months of testing, running demos, rebuilding parts and printing trinkets, Mork the reprap has finally been put to use to create a useful part to replace an item. Viv had a shower shelf which normally has two mounting brackets. However one was lost, so he needed to create a replacement bracket, or throw the […]

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3D printers: and then there were three

It has been a month of good progress within our Reprap 3D printing project. Within another month we hope to have three Repraps running. Several of us have picked up knowledge from our first printer and are starting to understand many issues related to how to run them efficiently, and what sort of objects they […]

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3D Printing Team: Call for members

We need a team of committed people that will turn up to meetings, take an active role in building and (very importantly) documenting the build of the next 2 repraps (Mindy and Vader). We want these 2 to be built in a way that we gain the confidence and skills that will allow us to […]

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