Dream Equipment

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List of equipment we dream of having in the space.


  • oscilloscope
  • microcontrollers, programmers, prototyping kits
  • Polygraph machine
  • 'helping hands', lots of clamps
  • ~$100 on basic electric components

Computers, Networking & Data Storage

  • centralized database hub - set up collectors from all sorts of sources
  • portscan database (like a Search Engine of TCP/IP!)
  • computer in rack panel with pullout drawer - interesting design idea
  • IRL field manual to computer security - help John Doe improve his security.


  • radio equipment
  • ham radio
    • ham relay station
    • ham bbs
  • VoIP phones (SIP/IAX for Asterisk hacking)
  • DECT phones (we could start a local network)



  • bulk scanners
  • Large Format Printer

Shop Tools


  • chem supplies
  • mass spectrometer

Facility Systems

Art Equipment

  • Potter's Wheel
  • Kiln
  • Darkroom equipment (can share space with the server room?) (black duct tape, a developing tank, reels, and chemicals, a bathroom would be nice :)

Metalworking Equipment

  • Blowtorch
  • Foundry / Metalworking Furnance (May be able to share purpose with Kiln)
  • Crucibles
  • Vacuum Table
  • Safety Equipment (Leather Apron, Leather Gloves, Face Shield, Tongs, etc)


  • rfid hack stuff
  • magstripe tools
  • peltier coolers
  • cesium time clock
  • methods/procedure of verifying scientific claims
  • dna sequencer (I've seen em fow $90-$500)