April 1, 2017: Intro to Electronic Sensors with Arduino Class

March 18, 2017

In this class you will learn about many  types of sensors, including: switches, voltage dividers, potentiometers, ultrasonic distance sensors, and my personal favorite, the accelerometer (you have one in your smartphone. It allows your phone to do magic!) You will learn the electrical and physics properties of these sensors and the proper way to use […]


March 17, 2017: 3D Printer Tuning

March 12, 2017

  3D Printer Tuning Friday, March 17 at 7:30pm The official follow up to the HackPGH / 3DPPGH Build day, you can come and see the i3 Printers being dialed in and learn about bed leveling, PID tuning, software setup and more. The printers will be tweaked and tuned and you can see how these […]


Take a Virtual Tour Of HackPGH!

February 26, 2017

Our member Joachim, also known as Makerj101 on Youtube. Came and filmed a tour of our space! Check it out! While you’re on his youtube channel, Check out his other awesome videos and subscribe!


February 24, 2017: Hacking Food and Drink

February 23, 2017

Time of event: 7:30 – 9:00 pm with discussion and Q&A. It’s easy in this culture to get in a routine of eating prepackaged food, fast food, and restaurant meals.  Fewer people today know how to cook than generations before. But like any craft or art form, cooking is a matter of practice and inspiration. And […]


February 18, 2017: Arduino Programming 101 (Intro to Microcontrollers and C)

February 6, 2017

  Buy Tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arduino-programming-101-intro-to-microcontrollers-and-c-tickets-31438120264  Important: Bring your own Arduino! If you don’t have one, we may potentially sell one to you, but let us know ASAP If you have an Arduino from the soldering class, please bring it!   Class Description This is a class for absolute beginners to the Arduino, microcontrollers, embedded systems, […]