Welcome to lab64

Room 004 - David Packard Electrical Engineering @ Stanford

Open Hours: Weekdays 9 AM - 5 PM

Our Mission

  • lab64 is a Stanford Electrical Engineering-run makerspace. We provide a space, resources, community, and expertise in building electronic systems and physical devices that include electronics and computing.

  • Our mission is to empower students to learn and fulfill their electrical engineering-related projects and learning goals while building community as part of the Stanford Makersystem at large.

Getting Started


    • lab64 is open to the entire Stanford community! Any student, faculty, or staff is welcome. It's also 100% Free!!


    • 9 AM - 5 PM Monday to Friday (Current - Fall 2022)

    • Additional Hours are available and will vary. Check the calendar and our Slack!


    • Room 004 - David Packard Electrical Engineering

    • Take the stairs down to the basement and turn left!

A Makerspace for all

  • Our space features tools and equipment geared towards electronics, though we have plenty of rapid prototyping equipment as well.

  • Some of the equipment requires training, which we'll provide through weekly training sessions and office hours. Check out our calendar & Slack!

Tools & Equipment

⚠️ = TRaining Required Before Use -- read the corresponding training tutorial, pass its test, then send your training request to the #trainings Lab64 Slack Channel!

Soldering Equipment

  • Soldering Irons (Velleman VTSS5U & Weller WES51)

  • Smoke Absorbers

  • Helping Hands

  • Solder Wick, Paste, Removers, and More!

For additional info on soldering, view our Soldering Guide↗

ElectrICAL Measuring Equipment

  • Oscilloscopes

  • Power Supplies

  • Multimeters

  • Microscopes

Electronics Design Supplies

  • Assorted Microcontrollers

  • LEDs, Sensors, Switches, Potentiometers & Buttons

  • Resistors, Capacitors, & Inductors

  • Wire, Electronics Kits, Batteries & More!

PCB Layout Equipment

  • Reflow Ovens

  • Pick & Place Machine [Coming Soon!]

  • PCB Mill [Coming Soon!]


  • Monitors

  • Whiteboards & Speakers

  • Projector

  • Snacks!


  • 7x Prusa i3 MK3S+ 3D Printers

    • Includes various free in-house filament colors and options!

    • To start, install the Prusa Slicer!

      • Note that the standard material-type is PLA & the Printer Type is i3 MK3S+ w/ the Standard 0.4mm Nozzle Size

  • Check out our FDM Rules of Thumb↗ to learn how to make even more successful prints


Laser Cutter

  • ⚠️Trotec SP500

    • Includes access to free in-house wood, acrylic, and other materials!

  • To get access to the associated computer, you must complete the training first.

Mechanical Equipment

  • ⚠️Drill Press [Training Coming Soon!]

  • ⚠️Shear & Notcher [Training Coming Soon!]

  • Tool Chests w/ various Cutting, Measuring, and Crafting Gear

Tool chest contents

Left Tool Chest Contents:-

  • Allen Keys

  • Large Socket Wrenches

  • Taps & Dies

  • Screws

  • Drill Bits

  • Safety Goggles

Right Tool Chest Contents:-

  • Wire Strippers

  • Tweezers & Pliers

  • Brushes & Files

  • Smaller Socket Wrenches

  • Hot Glue Guns

  • Heat Guns

  • Clamps

  • Tape

  • Pliers

  • Glue

  • Blades & Cutters

  • Measuring Equipment (Rulers, Calipers, Levels)

  • Extra Soldering Equipment

Join the Community!