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Our most urgent need currently is for bins, boxes, and shelving! Please see below.

See Procurement.

Do you have something HacDC could use? Please consider donating it.

When you cross something off the wishlist because it has been acquired by HacDC, please add it to Inventory!


Power Tools

  • Soldering Irons
  • Shop-Vac accessories
  • SDS rotary hammer (just for a few weeks)

Hand Tools

  • Screwdrivers
  • Hammers / mallets
  • Pliers, crimpers, scissors
  • Saw
  • Chisels
  • Rasp
  • Clamps
  • Nibbler
  • Pana-Vise (These show up on eBay all the time! The 376 and 315 heads would be most useful, but any Panavise equipment is good to have around. If you bid on an eBay auction, edit this page and note your eBay ID here so others know not to bid against you!)

Test Equipment

Note: Test equipment that pushes data via USB or Serial to a computer is preferred.

  • Spectrum Analyzer
  • Oscilloscope
  • Logic analyzer, Bitscope or DigiView or similar
  • PC cable tester
  • Thermal camera
  • USB protocol analyzer
  • EPROM programmer, and oodles of socket adapters and test clips
  • RAM tester


  • Working UPS, 350VA or better
  • Variable-output power supply
  • Electron Microscope
  • Wifi Unidapt Kit
  • Regular Unidapt kit
  • Headphone-style hearing protectors
  • Sheet-feed scanner
  • Brady IDXPERT label printer


  • Any wheeled shelving or carts with dimensions smaller than (32"Hx64"WX30"D). This will fit under our tables.
  • Plastic bins, boxes, trays, the sturdier the better. Clear?
  • Comfortable chairs (Office or other, but small please; floor space is at an absolute premium!)
  • Stepstool
  • Ladder

Parts & Supplies

  • Audio Cables
  • RJ45 jacks, couplers, and patch panels
  • Radio Parts
  • Power Cables
  • Wall-hung cabinet with a zillion tiny clear plastic drawers
  • Markers
  • Dry-erase markers
  • Heatsink compound (grease style)
  • Thermal adhesive (caulk or epoxy style)
  • Coax-Seal weatherproofing mastic
  • Electrical tape
  • Velcro (cut-your-own-length bundling wrap preferred)
  • Ty-raps, zip-ties, whatever you call them


See Suggested Classes.