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The Makerspace – Prototyping Lab – Overview



QG04 – Q Building, Ground Floor, Room G04

Usage & Access Hours

Access to the Electronics Prototyping Makerspace is acquired by completing the Level 0 General Induction and the Level 1 City Makerspaces Induction found in the Induction Catalogue:

Usage of the Makerspace is currently limited to students and staff of the School of Humanities, Creative Industries, Creative Industries & Social Sciences (HCISS) and I2N Members.

Monday to Friday 9:30am – 4:30pm

Closed Public Holidays


The Makerspace has three tiers of equipment

Green – General Induction

This equipment is available for use straight after the access induction

  • Calipers
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Pliers
  • Scissors
  • Precision Screwdrivers
  • Staplers
  • Cutting Mats & Blades

Orange – Specialist Inductions

This equipment requires a specialist individual or small group induction by the Technical Staff

  • Arduino Boards
  • Conductive Boards
  • Soldering Stations
  • Programmable Power Supplies
  • Rotary Tool
  • Sewing Machines

*Requires a booking

Booking Systems

Red – Trained Staff Only

This equipment is to be operated by Technical and trained staff only

  • S5 Ultimaker Pro 3D Printer
  • 2 x Formlabs Resin 3D Printers
  • Epilog Fusion 48 Laser Cutter

*Requires a booking to be there for the direction of usage

Additional Resources

Library Makerspace – Official Page

Newcastle Makerspace Club
Updated on March 10, 2022

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