Mitch Altman Soldering Workshop

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Come to the QC Co-lab, 1033 East 53rd Street, Davenport, Iowa, on Tuesday August 23rd at 7pm, for an evening of fun, learning and lots of soldering. The Co-lab, a new nonprofit 'makerspace' in the Quad City area, will host Mitch Altman; renowned tinkerer and inventor of the TV-B-Gone. Mitch Altman will be presenting a workshop to teach both new and old electronics enthusiasts how to engage in the fun art and science of soldering electronics. Suggested donation is $15, including $10 credit towards any soldering kit offered by Mitch; Mitch's kits start at $10. For more information, see

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About the QC Co-lab

The QC Co-lab is the first and only independent 'makerspace' in the Quad Cities area. Formed by local technology enthusiasts and entrepreneurs, the space hopes to become an extension of the already thriving center for art and technology that is the Quad Cities. Located on the Hamilton Technical College campus at 1033 East 53rd Street in Davenport, Iowa, the 4000sq ft space is open 24/7 for all dues-paying members. The space, which includes a classroom, recording studio, library, conference room, kitchen, and workshop space will also host several groups and events, many open to the public. For more information about the Co-lab, please see the website at

About Mitch Altman

Armed with a Masters degree from the University of Illinois, Altman is a true electronics veteran who has served his time in several Silicon Valley start-ups. He has over 20 years of experience in innovative design. He developed virtual reality at VPL Research, developed small disk drive technology at Aura, and he co-founded 3ware, Inc., a disk drive controller company. Using management and technical skills drawn from his experience, and driven by his passion for controlled TV use, he founded Cornfield Electronics in 2004.