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Freeside has lots of equipment, spare parts, material, furniture, and almost anything you can think of.

We're always looking to expand, so we also have a Wishlist of equipment that we'd like to have.



  • Welcome kiosk
  • Van de Graaf generator
  • Lockpick kit (needs improvement)
  • Rhombic hexecontahedron
  • Pterodactyl
  • Weather station

3D Printing

  • Thingomatic
  • Cupcake
  • Rep Rap
  • The Kraken (custom- and member-designed)
  • Member workstation

Electronics Lab

  • Solder
  • Flux pens
  • Flux paste
  • Soldering Irons
  • Helping Hands with Magnifiers
  • Copper wool in cups
  • Arduino Uno
  • TI MSP430
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Bench power supplies
  • Multimeters
  • Breadboards and test benches
  • Desoldering tools
  • Many, many spare parts and components


  • Desk space for 16
  • Portable projector
  • Whiteboard (both on the wall and on the tables!)
  • Official-looking teacher's desk

Server Room

  • Racks
  • Rack servers running *nix OS, various specifications
  • IT workstation


  • A bunch of couches and chairs
  • 16ft x 9ft projection screen
  • 1080p 2500 lumen projector
  • 5.2 Surround sound system
  • Totally legit podium with a microphone
  • Stage for presentation area
  • Beautiful, well-designed media cabinet
  • Weird videos from the internet

Media Lab

  • Media workstations (Windows and Linux)
  • Network attached storage (NAS) systems
  • Emotiv Epoc brain-computer interface headset
  • Vuzix stereoscopic glasses
  • Kinect with SDK
  • Eye tracking system with Open Gazer and OGAMA
  • Arduino
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Yamaha guitar (let's hack this)
  • Ben's custom guitar
  • Avid Vocal Studio mic kit
  • USB-to-DMX interface
  • Dreamlights RGB LED lighting
  • 5.1 Surround sound system (it's more like a 9.4 system - Alan)

Bio Lab

  • Stereoscopic microscope
  • Glassware
  • Slides
  • Hot plate with stirrer
  • Scales
  • Incubator

Tool Room

  • Jigsaws
  • Circular Saws
  • Grinders and Cut-off Wheels
  • Power Drills and Hammer Drill
  • Craftsman Router 315-17300
  • Extension Cords
  • Dremel Hand Tools
  • Planers
  • LOTS of almost-complete kits of drill bits
  • More than 30 clamps
  • Screwdrivers, pliers, and such
The Woodshop as seen from the loft


  • Z-Corp 3D Printer
  • Delta 36-430 Table Saw
  • Steel City Drill Press
  • Shapoko CNC Router
  • Grinders and Cut-off Wheels
  • (Compound) Miter Saw
  • Power Drills and Hammer Drills
  • Porter Cable Scroll Saw
  • Delta Bench Grinder
  • Central Machinery Joiner
  • Craftsman Router 315-17300
  • Squirrel Cage shop fan
  • Propane Blowtorches
  • Tons of Extension Cords


  • Busy Bee Lathe
  • Lincoln Electric Mig Welder
  • Hobart Stickmate Welder
  • Ridgid Air Compressor
  • Kiln
  • Crucible
  • Grinders and cut-off wheels


  • Safety glasses
  • Ear plugs
  • Heavy-duty hearing protection
  • Dust masks and air filters
  • A hard hat
  • Eye wash
  • Two First Aid kits


  • Build-out Materials

Outdated List (Remove after review)

This is a list of items we have purchased, or that are being donated.

  • Computer hardware:
    • (2) 2U 2xPIII rackmount (dknowles) & (dr.kaos compaq proliant)
    • Dell 1500SC dual-proc tower server w/ 6 36GB
    • SCSI drives (dr.kaos)
    • Misc older computers and parts
    • 1 Soekris 4801 embedded system -- for fw applications (eater)
    • 2-3 1U PowerEdge 1550/1650's for public use (Probably ESX'ed?) (sariel)
    • 2-3 1U PowerEdge 1550/1650's for project use (sariel)
    • Few 15 inch monitors, may need a little work (sariel)
    • HP Netserver LP2000R - 2U dual p4, SCSI raid 5x20gb, redundant PSU (jlash)
    • 5 cheap-o web-cams. (2/eater) (1/tronik) (1/kive) (1/dmm)
    • 3x15" LCD Samsung displays on a triple-headed Ergotron mount (cjr)
  • Computer Software
    • VMware ESX enterprise + licenses (dr.kaos)
  • Network Hardware
    • Cat-5 cable
    • 1 spool of RG-6U coaxial cable, w/ insulation ** stripper, crimpers, and connectors. (eater)
    • 1U 3Com 24 port hub (ears for mounting included) (sariel)
    • I have tools and supplies for running and punching down Cat-5 connections. (eater)
    • 1 Cisco 3640 16/64MB 1EFW, 2FE2W (duckie)
    • 2 Foundry FastIron FWS24 w 2x Gig SX Uplinks (duckie)
  • Infrastructure
    • Server rack on casters (lockable) (jweiler)
    • 3ft x 7ft ish lockable rack with plexiglass door, fan, and built-in KVM -- donate or extended lend (beth/dc404)
  • Electrical / Electronic
    • 1 soldering iron (eater)
    • 1 soldering iron (sariel)
    • 1 electronics protoyping kit with breadboards and random useful components (daeken)
    • HP 1220A Oscilloscope (old, but it works.) (phreakmonkey)
  • Entertainment
    • 1 "thickie" PlayStation2. I acquired this to play with PS2 soft-modding and basic networked media applications. (eater)
    • 1 GameCube (dknowles)
    • 1 Original Nintendo (kive)
    • Several Speakers for Stereo System/Music/etc. (tronik) - DONATED ON 08/04/09
    • boombox until we get a better stereo (dr.kaos)
    • Jose Quervo shot cooler / machine, may need to convert to water cooler (sariel) - may need to convert to jaeger machine!
    • PS2 with two Red Octane dance pads -maybe this should be under nerd-gym equipment (dmm)
    • stereo receiver (dmm)
    • 500' spool of 24/2 speaker wire (dmm)
  • Tools
    • Delta 36-430 Table Saw
    • Steel City Drill Press
    • CNC Mills and CNC Routers
    • Jigsaws
    • Circular Saws
    • Grinders and Cut-off Wheels
    • (Compound) Miter Saw
    • Power Drills and Hammer Drills
    • Porter Cable Scroll Saw
    • Delta Bench Grinder
    • Central Machinery Joiner
    • Craftsman Router 315-17300
    • Squirrel Cage shop fan
    • Busy Bee Lathe
    • Lincoln Electric Mig Welder
    • Hobart Stickmate Welder
    • Ridgid Air Compressor
    • AC Power Supplies and Transformers
    • Hexacopter and other RC Machines
    • Soldering Irons
    • 3D Printers
    • Incubator and BioLab
    • Chemistry Equipment
    • Heat Guns
    • CRT Monitors (esp. in arcade cabinets)
    • Propane Blowtorches
    • Sewing Machines
    • Extension Cords
    • Dremel Hand Tools
    • Jacks and Jack stands
    • Crucible
    • Kiln
    • 220v Industrial Air Compressor
    • Pair of heavy-duty jackstands (kive)
  • Kitchen
    • 1 full size refrigerator
    • 1 full size refrigerator needing a vehicle to move it in (dmm)
    • 1 microwave (Sarah)
  • Antennae & Dishes
    • 1 18dBi 2.4GHz sector antenna w/ approx 75' of low-loss LMR-400 cable + N-connectors :) (eater)
    • Ku-band satellite dish, FTA receiver (rjhatl
  • Books
    • Lots of books. Maybe we should just post a picture...
  • Lab ware
    • a few boxes of glass lab ware (flasks, beakers, graduated cylinders, ...) (dmm)

Equipment we can Lend

Items that we are willing to lend on a temporary basis or make available when needed but not donate.

If you borrowed an item, please note it here: Equipment sign out sheet. (TODO: Post link)

  • 36" wide inkjet plotter (jweiler)
  • Hand-held jigsaw (eater)
  • Heavy duty compound double bevel mitre saw (cjr)
  • Shop Vac wet/dry (dub)
  • Chumby (daeken)
  • SP3Dev FPGA dev board (daeken)
  • Roku Player - Netflix streaming for chillaxing area (kive)
  • Fish Tank for baby fishies or even large killer whales (tronik) (kive has one or three 50+ gal tanks that may be available, also)
  • 12" double bevel mitre saw (dmm)
  • router (dmm)
  • sawzall (dmm)
  • circular saw (dmm)
  • drill (dmm)
  • 2 microscopes - possible donation if utility is there (dmm)

Equipment we want

Stuff that would be nice to have, but isn't necessarily a necessity.

  • A laser cutter
  • Drill bits and consumables
  • Some hacker spaces, most notably c-base, have a considerable amount of work put into "ambiance"... artistic (and electronic) enhancement to the space. I would love do likewise. It means we'll need paint and lighting supplies, though. (eater)
    • tronik's girlfriend paints murals/other artistic environments, also believe duckie said his lady could work on this as well (tronik)
    • I have a couple artist friends who would love to come play with our blank walls.
  • CNC machine(jweiler)
  • Wood working equip. (jweiler)
  • Metal working Equip. (jweiler)
  • Laser (preferable attached to the cnc) (jweiler)
  • Stove/Oven, Fridge, Freezer, liquid nitrogen, molecular gastronomy /foodhacking stuff
  • ginormous LED boards (smaller ones too)
  • old microwaves (the coils in them are handy for a ton of stuff!) (1NF0)

welders ("cheap" arc, MIG, TIG, spot) (1NF0) Two Post Car Lift

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