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Context[edit]

> Hey,
> Just had a talk with Benny here in Revspace about the donations list;
> He needs to talk to the rest of the guys of Brucon about this and we need to
> supply him with the right info so he can do his proposals well. So what we
> need to provide him is:
>
> A list of space-investments that would be possible
> A list of projects-investments that would be possible (Brucon is not clear
> yet about what type of investments they want to do)
> Each investment proposal needs to have the following parts:
>
> What the investment would be
> What type of investment it is (space or project)
> Why we need it
> A price attached to it!!!
> What kind of priority this is for us: "urgently needed" or "nice to have"
>
> We should make a list of space and projects investments both for a total of
> around and about 2000 euros

Btw, use the BruconDonation Template to add propositions.

Space Investments[edit]

Gateway

  • Type: Space
  • Why: A new embedded linux device with several network ports something like a Soekris/Alix/SheevaPlug
  • Price: €300
  • Priority: Want


Dremel toolset

  • Type: Space
  • Why: We don't have one, some people bring theirs to the space for their projects, has been used in multiple projects until now, it's a really handy tool.
  • Price: €150
  • Priority: Need


Heavy Drill (klop boor) SDS with Torque control

  • Type: Space
  • Why: We don't have one, whenever we want to drill in the walls of the space, we need one of these because we have heavy concrete walls. We currently have one owned by Stefan Lambrechts from Voidwarranties (a Hilty), but it is about time we return it so we really need to acquire one of our own..
  • Price: €250
  • Priority: Need


Microwave oven

  • Type: Space
  • Why: Prepare pancakes and measure the speed of light
  • Price: <50 euros
  • Priority: Need


Drill Press

  • Type: Space
  • Why: Nice to drill straight holes, not break fine drill bits, drill exactly where you want to, etc.
  • Price: €73,99 (Gamma, 20% reduction for the holidays)
  • Priority: Want


Decent Benchtop Power Supply

  • Type: Space
  • Why: Needed for all electronics hacking, >24V with current control
  • Price: €200
  • Priority: Need


Decent Soldering Equipment

  • Type:
  • Why: Fine-tipped quality soldering iron, hot air station, vacuum solder pump
  • Price: >€120
  • Priority: Needed!


Function generator

  • Type: Space
  • Why: Handy for electronics hacking, preferably with programmable patterns, >20MHz
  • Price: >€150
  • Priority: Want


Fridge with freezer

  • Type: Space
  • Why: We don't have a freezer filled with pizza. There isn't a very dense network of foodvenders nearby.
  • Price: 400 euros
  • Priority: Need


Makerbot( or Reprap)

  • Type: Space
  • Why: We don't have one, they are cool. There is currently one Makerbot in the space, in development, which could become the space's makerbot for low price.
  • Price: €500
  • Priority: Want


Fixing the lack of light

  • Type: Space
  • Why: We have insufficient light in the space, this money would go towards buying light fixtures and lights
  • Price: €500
  • Priority: Need

Project Investments[edit]

Kinect

  • Type: Project
  • Why: Basis of our 3D talk-streaming project
  • Price: €150
  • Priority: Need


Wireless clip-on microphone (bluetooth?)

  • Type: Project
  • Why: To record decent audio from the talks
  • Price: €100
  • Priority: Needed!


Audio gear to record talks (wireless microphone, external soundcard with lot's of jacks)

  • Type: Project
  • Why: We'd like to stream/record talks so ppl who can't make it to the space in time for the event can see/hear a recording later.
  • Price: 300 euros
  • Priority: Want