About

This website is dedicated to the NYU Media and Games Network’s (MAGNET) Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab) located on the 8th floor of 2 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, in room 834.

ACCESS

To use the machines and tools of the Fab Lab you must take the Fab Lab Training Session. Each session will take place at 4:00PM at the Fab Lab in MAGNET and will generally last half an hour.

Upcoming Fablab dates and signups (you must be signed into your NYU.EDU email accounts to access):

February 11 to 14 – CLICK HERE
February 19 to 21 – CLICK HERE
February 25 to 28 – CLICK HERE
March 4 to 7 – CLICK HERE
March 11 to 14 – CLICK HERE
March 25 to 28 – CLICK HERE
April 1 to 4 – CLICK HERE
April 8 to 11 – CLICK HERE
April 15 to 18 – CLICK HERE
April 22 to 25 – CLICK HERE
April 29 to May 2 – CLICK HERE
May 6 to 9 – CLICK HERE

If you can’t make any of these dates/times, please contact Technical Director Elton Kwok at eltonkwok@nyu.edu

HOURS

MAGNET Hours
Weekdays 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Weekends 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Fab Lab Student Technician Hours
TBD

Laser Cutter Hours
Weekdays TBD
Weekends CLOSED

Machines

Epilog Mini Laser Cutter
Manual – http://bit.ly/1PX0vCx
How it Works – http://bit.ly/1osLFwc
Operation – http://bit.ly/1Wwe9QU

Ultimaker 2 3D Printer
Manual – http://bit.ly/1UcpQO7
Software – http://bit.ly/1L3XQr4
Tutorial – http://bit.ly/1TqEOzc

Epson SureColor T5000 (large format printer)
Manual – http://bit.ly/2xc7zfE
Software – http://bit.ly/2xg6eC7

OtherMill Desktop CNC Mill/Router
Manual – http://bit.ly/1oPRGDC
Software – http://bit.ly/1SF4XLO
Tutorial – http://bit.ly/1KvnR5d

Silhouette Curio Vinyl/Paper Cutter
Manual – http://bit.ly/1oy55jW
Software – http://bit.ly/1mMu9ln
Tutorial – http://bit.ly/1TqMP7o

Singer Heavy Duty 4423 Sewing Machine
Manual – http://bit.ly/1XCePW5

Materials

  • Acrylic, cardboard, and foamcore for laser cutting
  • PLA filament for 3D printing
  • Paper, transparencies, and card stock
  • Electronics components, wire, and solder

TECHNICAL STAFF

ELTON KWOK –  eltonkwok@nyu.edu
Technical Director of Integrated Digital Media

BRENDAN BYRNEbpb1@nyu.edu – http://brendanbyrne.info – http://nyugamecenter.info/fablab
Arduino, electronics, Eagle CAD, laser cutting, fabrication, Illustrator, MaxMSP/Jitter, sound design, sound recording, chiptune synthesis and composition, theatrical lighting, material sourcing, documentation, project management and production.

TONGDA XU – FABLAB GRADUATE ASSISTANT

KATHY CHING – FABLAB WORKSTUDY STAFF

ANNAMARIA KOSHY – FABLAB WORKSTUDY STAFF

BENEDETTA PIANTELLA – IDM FACULTY (PROTOTYPING)

Help & Advice

The staff of the MAGNET Fab Lab are not just there to oversee the tech and equipment; they are also available to consult you on your projects and assignments. Technicians can assist in recommending materials, construction techniques, prototyping methods, and much more. Below you will find each technician and their areas of expertise.