Makerspace

What is the Makerspace?

The AU Makerspace is a hub for students and faculty to experiment, build, and learn through machines, technology, and good old fashioned ingenuity. 

Whether your project is professional or personal, simple or complex, the Makerspace has something to help make it a reality.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8:30am -6:00pm

 

Available Tech

How do I get started?

1. Review the policies and waiver.

 

2.  Register as a user of the Makerspace.

3.  Find a machine or space you want to use.

4. Reserve that machine and go to town!

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    Ultimaker 3 Extended

    3D Printer

    > Primary material:                                      PLA

    > Material size:                                     2.85mm

    > Nozzle:                                                     .4mm

    > Build size:                8.5 x 8.5 x 11.8 (L x W x H)

    > Interface:                                         USB Drive

    > File formats:                                  .gcode, .gz

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    Ultimaker 2 Extended +

    3D Printer

    > Primary material:                                      PLA

    > Material size:                                     2.85mm

    > Nozzle:                                                     .6mm

    > Build size:                8.5 x 8.5 x 11.8 (L x W x H)

    > Interface:                                           SD Card

    > File formats:                                         .gcode

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    Glowforge

    Laser Cutter

    > Primary material:                                 varies

    > Max material size:                                 11 x 20

    > Max material thickness:                   1/2 inch                      

    > Interface:                                    Web-based

    > File formats:                             .svg, .jpg. .png

    > Access the Interface

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    Media Studio

    Space

    > Built-in cyclorama

    > Podcast booth

    > Equipment checkout

    > Lightboard

    > Easy interfacing with iPad

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    Form 2

    3D Printer

    > Primary material:                       Liquid resin

    > Build size:                 5.7 x 5.7 x 6.9 (L x W x H)                     

    > Interface:                                         Serial USB

    > File formats:                                         .gcode

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    Zing Orbit

    Die Cutter/CNC Drag-Knife

    > Primary material:                                 varies

    > Max material size:                      24 x infinite

    > Max material thickness:                   1/8 inch                      

    > Interface:                                         Serial USB

    > File formats:                   .svg, .png, .eps, .pdf

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    Modix Big 60

    3D Printer

    > Primary material:                                      PLA

    > Material size:                                       1.75mm

    > Nozzle:                                                     .8mm

    > Build size:          23.8 x 23.8 x 23.8 (L x W x H)

    > Interface:                                           SD Card

    > File formats:                                         .gcode

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    Oculus Rift

    VR Headset

    > 2 Available

    > Tethered to laptops

    > Explore other worlds

    > Study in VR

    > Self-sign in

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    Structure Sensor

    iPad 3D Scanner

    > Use with Makerspace iPads

    > Email scans to yourself

    > Scan rooms, objects, people, etc.

    > Rechargeable

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    Brother VX-1120

    Sewing Machine

    > Help available in Makerspace

    > Variable speed

    > Reverse sewing

    > Offset needle positions

    > Free-arm style sewing optional

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    Lightboard

    Presentation Tool

    > Reserved with the Media Studio

    > Live "Khan Academy" style videos

    > For faculty and students

    > Film with your iPad

    > Clip on mic

 

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