Computing & Media

  • 2 Macintosh PowerMacs with Intel processors, CD/DVD recorders, and Panasonic headsets
  • 2 Dell Optiplex 9020 AIO (all in one) Computers
  • 1 Dell Optiplex AIO 9030 (all in one) Computer
  • an Epson CX7800 scanner with a special transparency unit for scanning slides and film negatives
  • a Xerox Phaser 8550DP solid ink color printer
  • an HP LaserJet 4050n black-and-white laser printer

For digital video editing, the Studio offers a tower equipped with

  • a Pioneer HDD-DVD Recorder
  • a Canopus ADVC 110 Video Converter
  • a Samsung SV-5000W multi-standard VCR
  • a Sony Digital HD Videocassette Recorder

Video may be viewed on another tower equipped with

  • a Toshiba MD13Q41 combo unit with monitor and DVD player
  • a Sharp XA-405 VCR
  • a Daewoo 5800 code-free DVD player.

For video projects, the Studio has 8 digital cameras available for special instructional projects: a Canon Powershot S70 7.1 megapixel still camera, and the following digital video camcorders (also for still images):

  • a Sony DCR-TRV20 Mini-DV camcorder
  • three FLIP Ultra-HD camcorders
  • two Canon HG-20 HDD camcorders
  • three Canon HV-30 Mini-DV camcorders

Crown PZM-185 external microphones and an MM Mini-tripod microphone are available to enhance audio on the camcorders.

For digital audio recording, we have

  • 5 Olympus digital voice recorders

Studio users may borrow computing equipment stored in 116 PH for projects as well. Available equipment:

  • three MacBook laptops
  • a Dell Latitude E6410 laptop
  • a Dell 630 laptop
  • an HP Mini netbook
  • 3 Western Digital portable external hard drives
  • To transport files the LMC has several flash drives of various sizes. We have three data projectors for presentations from computers: a Sony VPL-PX1 LCD projector, an Epson 1710c projector, and a Sharp XG-C55X projector. We also have a a Dell Inspiron 9100 laptop set up with Start-Stop software for transcribing digital files. To check out cameras, portable drives, laptops, or projectors, see one of the LMC’s professional staff members.

The Studio computers have a variety of software installed:

  • Web development tools (Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Freehand)
  • Digital video software (iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, DVD Studio Pro)
  • Digital audio recording/editing software (Soundtrack Pro, Sound Forge)
  • OmniPage Pro (multilingual optical character recognition software)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Image editing and desktop publishing software (Photoshop, ImageReady, Illustrator, After Effects, PaintShop Pro, QuickTime Pro, Acrobat Professional, Roxio Media Creator/Toast, Hot Potatoes, PageMaker, MonoConc Pro, and Authorware)