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botlab:openmeeting_20190108 [2019/01/09 20:09]
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botlab:openmeeting_20190108 [2019/05/04 00:09] (current)
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 ===== Attendees ===== ===== Attendees =====
  
-Members: Emily G, Ben T, Joe D, John D, Richard L, Felix H, Arwyn R, Olly C, Sam C, Chris (J) W, Toby S, Alex R, Tom G, JT S, Oliver H, John W, Steve T, Katja H+Members: Emily G, Ben T, Joe D, John D, Richard L, Felix H, Arwyn R, Olly C, Sam C, Chris (J) W, Toby S, Alex R, Tom G, CJ S, Oliver H, John W, Steve T, Katja H
  
  
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 ===== Topics discussed ===== ===== Topics discussed =====
  
-**Incidents**+===Incidents===
  
-Equipment left on. Wall heaters are often left onNG please remember to turn them off as they cost money. It is simple to check things are powered off, please do if you leave last.+Equipment left on. Wall heaters are often left on.\\ 
 +NGplease remember to turn them off as they cost money. It is simple to check things are powered off, please do if you leave last.
    
  
-**Committee report**+===Committee report===
  
-  * Accounts 2017-2018 preview/update +==Accounts 2017-2018 preview/update== 
-  NG: Account records have gone to accountants. Accounts should be available for AGM in March. As always summary of finances available on wiki.+NG: Account records have gone to accountants. Accounts should be available for AGM in March. As always summary of finances available on wiki.
      
  
-  * RFID card access for equipment +==RFID card access for equipment== 
-  MG: RFID on laser needs replacing. CNC mill and metal lathe require access control. Sub group are preparing system. To be approved at AGM.\\+MG: RFID on laser needs replacing. CNC mill and metal lathe require access control. Sub group are preparing system. To be approved at AGM.\\
 OC: Have contact who is helping a Brussels makerspace will pass on details to RC.\\ OC: Have contact who is helping a Brussels makerspace will pass on details to RC.\\
 MG: New bandsaw seems to have been misused. Access control may help.\\ MG: New bandsaw seems to have been misused. Access control may help.\\
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 NG: Note that we are documenting the system so it can be maintained by others. NG: Note that we are documenting the system so it can be maintained by others.
      
- +==Laser billing== 
-  * Laser billing +NG: IAS preparing second round of invoices. Will have terms for payment. So far collected £1330ish.\\
-  NG: IAS preparing second round of invoices. Will have terms for payment. So far collected £1330ish.\\+
 OH: Any plans to reduce charge for laser cutter use?\\ OH: Any plans to reduce charge for laser cutter use?\\
 NG: No.\\ NG: No.\\
      
    
-**Ring-fenced fund for Laser Cutter**+===Ring-fenced fund for Laser Cutter===
  
-NG: Was required when laser bought. Never been implemented. The hackspace has grown and we have sufficient income to cover any consumables. +NG: Was required when laser bought. Never been implemented. The hackspace has grown and we have sufficient income to cover any consumables.\\ 
-Fund not to be set up by majority vote.+**Fund not to be set up by majority vote.**
  
-**Winter Seasonal All Gender Inclusive Party and Hebocon feedback + thanks**+===Winter Seasonal All Gender Inclusive Party and Hebocon feedback + thanks===
  
 RC: Thanks for Xmas party. Hebocon went well. Lots of members attended. Clear up was easy. Contemplating another social event. RC: Thanks for Xmas party. Hebocon went well. Lots of members attended. Clear up was easy. Contemplating another social event.
  
  
-**G10 rearrange update & thanks**+===G10 rearrange update & thanks===
  
 MG: G11 rearrange took a weekend, encouraged us to tackle G10. G10, despite being smaller, took more than a weekend. We have almost completed a big bench in the centre, allows multiple people to work at same time. Thanks to Toby Scott for making bench. Storage under bench. Eliminated daisy-chained extension cables. When bench finished will drop power down to bench. Lathe needs moving still. Need to tweak laser chiller. We are having another session 12th January 2019 from 10am, please come along to help. Should be complete after.\\ MG: G11 rearrange took a weekend, encouraged us to tackle G10. G10, despite being smaller, took more than a weekend. We have almost completed a big bench in the centre, allows multiple people to work at same time. Thanks to Toby Scott for making bench. Storage under bench. Eliminated daisy-chained extension cables. When bench finished will drop power down to bench. Lathe needs moving still. Need to tweak laser chiller. We are having another session 12th January 2019 from 10am, please come along to help. Should be complete after.\\
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-**CNC Developments**+===CNC Developments===
  
 JD: Will be able to work on it in a week and a half.\\ JD: Will be able to work on it in a week and a half.\\
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-**Metal Lathe Developments**+===Metal Lathe Developments===
  
 RC: We have had compound slide and tailstock back from refurbushers. Still need an event to commission it. Gearbox leaking oil still. Drivebelt covered in oil. Also needs to be moved.\\ RC: We have had compound slide and tailstock back from refurbushers. Still need an event to commission it. Gearbox leaking oil still. Drivebelt covered in oil. Also needs to be moved.\\
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-**New server shutdown**+===New server shutdown===
  
 TS: At last committee meeting we talked about consolidating web presence. New server has seen little work, so committee have proposed to shut it down unless a member volunteers to develop it - membership databases, wiki, everything. We have decided to cut our losses. Can always set up a new one if necessary.\\ TS: At last committee meeting we talked about consolidating web presence. New server has seen little work, so committee have proposed to shut it down unless a member volunteers to develop it - membership databases, wiki, everything. We have decided to cut our losses. Can always set up a new one if necessary.\\
-Vote: Shut down server?\\ +**Vote: Shut down server?\\ 
-Unanimous yes.+Unanimous yes.**
  
  
-**Induction days**+===Induction days===
  
 NG: Thinking of setting up a semiregular induction day event, as many inductors as possible for a day.\\ NG: Thinking of setting up a semiregular induction day event, as many inductors as possible for a day.\\
 SC: Pre-induction information should be promoted more.\\ SC: Pre-induction information should be promoted more.\\
 NG: Induction manuals for each machine, like already exists for reprap.\\ NG: Induction manuals for each machine, like already exists for reprap.\\
-Discussion shows wide agreement, laser cutter manual being worked on by multiple members.+**Discussion shows wide agreement, laser cutter manual being worked on by multiple members.**
  
  
-**Proposals**+===Proposals===
  
-[[:hsproposals_2018-12-11-prusa-mk3|New 3D printer to replace Reprap (Large proposal)]]+[[botlab:hsproposals:hsproposals_2018-12-11-prusa-mk3|New 3D printer to replace Reprap (Large proposal)]]
  
 AR: Supervision issue as per Google group.\\ AR: Supervision issue as per Google group.\\
 NG: Happy to recommend that the printer is normally supervised, long prints must seek permission from Google group.\\ NG: Happy to recommend that the printer is normally supervised, long prints must seek permission from Google group.\\
-Pass proposal: unanimous plus possibly two proxy votes (RDH & Mike T)+**Pass proposal: unanimous yes plus two proxy votes (RDH & Mike T)**
  
  
-**AOB**+===AOB===
  
 RC: How found about meeting? Google group, mailchimp or Facebook?\\ RC: How found about meeting? Google group, mailchimp or Facebook?\\
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 JD: Bought a large broom. Pay me back?\\ JD: Bought a large broom. Pay me back?\\
-Unanimous yes.\\+**Unanimous yes.**\\
 JD: Proposal to buy a new set aof allen keys.\\ JD: Proposal to buy a new set aof allen keys.\\
 MG: Allen keys we currently have not fit for purpose.\\ MG: Allen keys we currently have not fit for purpose.\\
-Unanimous yes.+**Unanimous yes.**
  
  
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