Archive for October, 2011

Electronics Bootcamp at miLKlabs Limerick

October 25, 2011

"The miLKlabs Electronics Bootcamp is an intense introduction to basic and not-so-basic electronics.

Run by members of miLKlabs – Limerick's makerspace – the bootcamp will emphasize hands-on experience and practical skills, but you'll learn enough theory to be dangerous.

Some of the things you'll learn: 

  • What some electronic components look like and what they do 
  • How to wire up some circuits 
  • Some basic circuit theory 
  • How useful a multimeter is 
  • Some techniques for finding out why your circuit is broken

Other topics we'll touch on include semiconductors, analog vs digital electronics and controlling high-powered things from Arduinos. And some fundamental physics.


The bootcamp will be held over the 4 Thursdays of November – Dates: 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th.   


7:00pm to 9.30pm


milklabs, Franciscan Friary, Lower Henry Street


€40 euro, members go free. Limited to 8 places.


milklabs will let you borrow their equipment andcomponents forthis bootcamp. But you will need to bring:   

  • Pen and paper   
  • Knowledge of basic algebra   
  • Calculator or smartphone