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Skill Builder: Learn to Solder with the Educato

  • 5000


Tuesday November 13, 6 to 9pm

Learn the basics of soldering and circuit design with the Modern Device Educato Kit.  The price of the workshop covers the cost of the kit being built, soldering equipment is also provided. We will be assembling an Educato Kit: an Arduino-compatible microcontroller that is perfect for beginners and prototyping new projects. This is a one-shot class covering each component used in assembly, the layout of the board, and troubleshooting to ensure proper assembly.  

Participants will leave with soldering skills and a fancy new tool to add to their arsenal of creativity. With this knowledge, you will also be able to make simple repairs on electronics that were once thought broken for good. 

Instructor: Katie Gradowski

Supplies and Resources:  This class includes the Educato Kit by AS220's in-house open hardware distributor Modern Device, as well as access to soldering stations and the labs work area.  You do not need to bring a computer to this class. 

Shop Time:  Want to use the shop independently between classes?  Sign up for a Pay-As-You-Go membership at AS220 Industries.  This level of membership will give you access to the shared workstation in the labs, as well as our computer lab.   We also offer monthly memberships at varying levels of access. For questions about membership please email edwige.charlot@as220.og.

Prerequisites:  None.

Follow Up Workshops

Location and Parking.   The AS220 Labs is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street Providence, Rhode Island on the 1st floor. The shop's entrance is located at the back of the building on Lucie Way; the shop's double doors are at the Northwest corner of the building. There is 2 hour metered on street parking available, and parking is free on Sundays. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign.

Important Class Policies.   Please be as respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn and be as on time as possible. If you arrive more than a half an hour late we will not be able to teach you. Please plan ahead, it always takes time to find on street parking. To cancel your reservation must email industries@as220.org at least two weeks in advance, or risk losing your payment.

Cancellation of Classes.  If minimum number is not met in class enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel class. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of class payment and first choice to enroll in future classes. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible, thank you for your understanding.


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