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 +The build instructions are at:
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 +https://​github.com/​pfriedel/​TinyFiveCircle/​raw/​master/​Tiny%20RGB%20Build%20Instructions.pdf
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 +A condensed version of these instructions would be handy. ​ Anyone can contribute those and add them here, given a login.
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 +
 +====== Notes for team: ======
 +
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 +  *  Know contact details of rest of team, and who is leading
 +  *  Know workshop where equipment is stored
 +  *  Know safety guidelines and what to do if there is an accident
 +  *  Know what the workshop is about, and how many people to expect
 +  *  Know how long the workshop normally takes
 +  *  Arrive with time for tidying the lab before and after, checking equipment, typically 30+ mins before and after, depending
 +  *  Some students may be slow and want to chat
 +  *  Some will be fast and may require supplemental tasks
 +  *  Some may need extra help, e.g. disability
 +  *  During workshop, you might take notes about how future workshops could improve, hints and tips
 +  *  Note how size and make-up of group?
 +  *  On set up count equipment and note their condition
 +  *  Repeat on completion, collect and pack back into boxes.
 +  *  Make a note of anything which needs to be procured for next time
 +
 +
 +====== Checklist for warm-up talk ======
 +
 +
 +  *  Welcome! Introducing the workshop team.
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 +  *  Edinburgh Hacklab:
 +    *  what it is
 +    *  how to join discussions / become a member
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 +  *  About the workshop:
 +    *  duration
 +    *  toilets, completing or leaving early
 +    *  aims, what you will learn, what you will take home
 +    *  pre-requisite knowledge
 +    *  instruction leaflet
 +    *  more information online and elsewhere
 +    *  demo finished result
 +    *  (mention extra tasks for quick finishers, kits on sale, cost)
 +    *  what to do next, other workshops
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 +  *  Safety
 +    *  soldering irons: hot! will burn fingers, clothes, hair, cables, etc.
 +    *  first aid
 +    *  solder: content, toxicity, smoke toxicity, lead-free vs leaded
 +    *  eye protection: flying wire clipping hazard
 +    *  hairbands advised
 +    *  (disclaimer?​)
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 +  *  Tools
 +    *  Soldering iron usage demo
 +    *  Importance of clean tips
 +    *  Holder and cleaning sponges
 +    *  Kit, components, legs, polarity
 +    *  Through-hole vs surface mount PCB boards / vero
 +    *  Where to apply solder and how
 +    *  Blu-tack and board clamps
 +    *  Solder suckers and copper braid
 +    *  Flux pens
 +    *  Clippers and pliers
 +    *  Multimeters / continuity testers
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 +  *  Per-table soldering demo
 +    *  Check solder adheres to iron tips
 +    *  Cleaning the tip
 +    *  Inserting the legs
 +    *  Soldering the legs, good vs bad joints
 +    *  Clipping the legs
 +    *  Using the multimeters / continuity checkers
 +    *  Using the solder sucker and braid
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 +  *  Switch-on time
 +    *  pass water bottle around for sponges
 +    *  hair/​glasses reminder
 +    *  check for missing components
 +    *  check iron tips adhere
 +    *  start working...
  
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