Mini PLUS 2010

The 2010 Washington Mini PLUS was
Saturday April 24th at Bill & Nancy Foley's
THANKS AGAIN to Bill & Nancy!!!

Our Agenda Was:


Noonish        Setup Bill's Shop
06:00 pm       Pizza Dinner at Ferrelli's Pizza in Lacey


08:00 am       Welcome and Intros
09:00 am      
Wiring – Power and control (PPT Presentation by Pete Peters)
10:00 am       Sequencing – Music (PPT by Kevin Thomas)

1:00 am       DIY – 110v, 12v, wireless – Pixels (by Kyle - PDF)

Split sessions after lunch

Noonish        Lunch

1:00 pm         Soldering – control kits (videos) Presentation and instruction by Lowell
2:00 pm         EL Wire – Rope Light – LED’s
3:00 pm         DMX – fixtures – color mixing (PPT by Mark)

01:00 pm       Wireframe
– construction – lighting – storage (PDF by Mark)
00 pm       Wireframe continued...
00 pm       Arches/Talking Heads/Mini tree/Fans/Mega - construction – lighting – storage

04:00 pm       Wrap Up - Door Prizes

Dinner was at "Super Buffet" (yummy)

Thank you for Door Prizes from:

Creative Displays
Pete Peters - clamp on multi meter
Nancy Foley - Homemade Plum Jelly (poached)
Evan Norris - Passes to Butchart Gardens (Victoria)


Soldering Videos

These videos come courtesy of  Curious Inventor and are used with permission:

How and why to solder correctly (mp4)

How to solder - Types of solder (mp4)

Soldering iron wattage vs. temperature (mp4)

Surface mount soldering

Surface mount IC

Using a vacuum desoldering tool

Using ChipQuik to desolder surface mount





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Mini lights, MR16 LED's, C6 LED's, M5 LED's, Strobes, DMX
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