The MKRLAB Space

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COMPUTER FACILITIES

The lab has a variety of computers that members can use on site:

  • 10 x230t Thinkpads – Illustration, design, light audio/video editing, programming, light CAD
  • 10 Raspberry Pi based stations – kids OS environments like Kano and Pi-CEED, light web browsing, coding and tinkering.
  • 1 Audio/Visual Workstation with 4k display – Illustration, design, heavy A/V editing, heavy CAD
  • 1 Cintiq 12wx (library item)
  • 1 Cintiq 13HD

ELECTRONICS WORKBENCH

Whether you are new to electronics or a seasoned pro, the lab has the most of the equipment you would need to fix things, build a kit or design a board:

  • Solder station
  • Hot air reflow/Solder station
  • PCB oven
  • Oscilloscope
  • Benchtop power supply
  • Multimeters
  • Microscope
  • 2 Solder kits (library item)

3D PRINT STATION

The lab has a variety of additive rapid prototypers, or 3D printers if you want to keep it simple:

  • 2 Prusa MK3 FDM printers
  • 2 Monoprice Select Mini 2 FDM printers (library item)
  • 1 Replicator 2 FDM printer

HOOD & DOWNDRAFT STATION

In a clean lab environment some things need to be kept to themselves, so we have a hood for doing things that smell or are sensitive to airspace and a downdraft for sanding and cleaning stuff.

CULINARY STATION

A space for food preparation and preservation:

  • Pressure Canner 21.5 qt
  • Dehydrator
  • Freeze Dryer
  • Blender
  • 2 Sous Vide immersion cooker (1 library item)
  • 2 Immersion blender (1 library item)
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator

WASHER/DRYER

Because stuff gets filthy when you’re being a maker.

SILKSCREEN AND PRINTMAKING

Prepare your silkscreen in our darkroom and print your own designs at MKRLAB.

  • 20 20×24 silkscreens (110, 130, 160, 200 mesh)
  • 1 Showcard Poster Press Model A (letterpress)

BACK ROOM (BUNKER)

In the back room we have the tool library, a laser cutter, vinyl cutter, cnc and sewing station

  • Laser Cutter (50cmx70cm cutting bed)
  • Vinyl Cutter
  • X-Carve 1m² 3 axis CNC

SEWING STATION

  • Singer 4423 Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Singer Industrial Machine