Category Archives: Custom Designs

505access helps you create a custom part to accommodate your particular needs.

Featured Instructable!

Today, one of our assistive technology (AT), Easy, Inexpensive AND Accessible Stylus, is featured in the Technology section on Instructables! We have been showing attendees at our AT workshops in New Mexico how to make this and other devices for … Continue reading

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Free AT workshop at Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire!

505access will be offering a FREE AT workshop: “Affordable, Custom Assistive Technologies (AT)“ at the 2016 Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire (MMF) to on-line registrants ONLY! Workshops will be held both days: 2:30 – 4:30 on Saturday and 3:30 – 5:30 on … Continue reading

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Workshops at Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire 2016

For the first time at the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire, workshops will be available in 2016! 505access is involved in both: “Lighten Up!: Using Light in Designs” and “Affordable, Custom Do-It-Yourself Assistive Technologies (AT)“. “Lighten Up!: Using Light in Designs“: … Continue reading

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FREE AT workshop in Farmington, NM

Join us tomorrow, June 8th, at the San Juan Center for Independence in Farmington, NM. 505access and NMGCD/NMTAP will co-sponsor a FREE workshop to share ideas of how to make your own assistive technology (AT).  All participants will make an … Continue reading

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MakeCation 2014 — hardware 2.0

With stable MPR121-PB and capacitive touch pads, I started work on the code for the Arduino Uno.  The Tutorial from the Adafruit website was easy to follow and the downloads  included example code for the Arduino IDE (Adafruit_MPR121_Library-master.zip).  Code below … Continue reading

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MakeCation 2014

A year ago (Halloween 2014), I attended my first MakeCation at Parachute Factory. I got into a conversation with several others about capacitive touch devices.  These devices are based on capacitive sensing. They are touch (input) devices – similar to … Continue reading

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Join us at the Girl Scouts Camporee on Saturday!

We will be joining the Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails Camporee on Saturday, September 12, 2015 to help more girls Lighten Up!  We will hold workshops* at 12:30, 2:00 and 3:30.  At our Workshops, girls will use e-textile materials … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire

Join us August 29 and 30th at the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire!  Like last year, we will be in a tent just outside the north entrance to the Albuquerque Balloon Museum — next to Quelab. We will be showing some … Continue reading

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ABQ Mini Maker Faire 2014

  Thank you for the tremendous turnout at  ABQ MMF 2014.  We had no idea what to expect and were pleasantly overwhelmed by everyone’s interest and support.     We brought a few of our projects to the Albuquerque Mini … Continue reading

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Join us at the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire!

We will have an indoor booth at the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire on September 13th and 14th.  Our theme will be “BE SEEN in the dark“. Although we are in the midst of converting to a non-profit. accessible makerspace, we … Continue reading

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