If you have a Hackerspace, then you have expenses. As I mentioned in Part 5 of How to Start a Hackerspace (“Money and Resources”) money is going to be the fuel for your Hackerspace’s fire.
There are lots of cool, creative ways to meet the financial needs of your Hackerspace and its community. A Hackerspace lends itself perfectly to bringing in money for resources and growing your community for the future at the same time.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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