Equipment & Software


Production Lab

Workstation #1 – Digital Audio Workstation (up to 6 users)

MacBook Pro with 29” Acer monitor
Blue Yeti Multi-Pattern USB Microphone (for narrations)
Shure SM58-LC Handheld microphone and stand (for singing)
M-Audio Oxygen 61 - USB MIDI Keyboard
Apple iPad
Sony MDR-7506 Headphones
Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 audio interface (you can hook up your guitar)
Memory card reader
Green screen wall
iPad (for creating green screen projects)
Canon Powershot 35mm camera
Canon Vixia video camera
Cowboy Studio lighting equipment

Virtual Reality (HTC Vive headset) VR Help

ScreenFlow (screen casting to create video tutorials)  ScreenFlow Help
Adobe Photoshop Elements 15
Adobe Premiere Elements 15
Roxio Toast (to burn DVDs)

DoInk (on iPad for using the greenscreen) DoInk Help

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Editing & Design Lab

Workstation #2 – Video & Audio Editing (up to 3 users)

Edit music and video, transfer video to digital, and transfer audio cassette to digital.

Mac Mini with dual monitors
Sony MDR-7506 Headphones
Memory card reader
DVD drive
Toshiba DVD/VHS Combo Player (for converting VHS cassettes to DVD)
SONY camcorder (for converting 8 and Hi8 tapes to DVD)
ION Tape 2 PC (for converting audio cassettes to CD)

Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 (beginner friendly)
Adobe Premiere Elements 15 (beginner friendly)
iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
Roxio Toast 12 Titanium (to burn DVDs)
GoPro Studio Software

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Workstation #3 - Design and Animation (up to 3 users)

Use Adobe Creative Cloud to design flyers, websites and apps, animate, scan photos and correct them.

iMac 27”
Memory card reader
DVD drive
Sony MDR-7506 Headphones
Epson V600 scanner with Digital Ice (Manual)  For photos, documents and slides.
Wacom Tablet (for drawing)

Adobe Creative Cloud (for users with some experience):

· Adobe Acrobat Pro (PDF creator)
· Adobe Illustrator (vector graphics viewer/editor)
· Adobe InDesign (desktop publisher)
· Adobe Photoshop (photo viewer/editor)
· Adobe Premiere Pro (video editing application)
· Adobe Flash (animation tool)
· Adobe Dreamweaver (web design tool)
And more

VideoScribe - White board animation (VideoScribe help)
SketchBook/ArtRage for use with the drawing tablet
iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
Roxio Toast 12 Titanium (to burn DVDs)

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Workstation #4 – Scan multiple photos in minutes (up to 3 users)

Digitize, protect, and share family memories Scan up to 50 images a minute!


Kodak PS50 Batch Photo Scanner (flatbed for album pages)  Manual  Quick Start Guide

Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

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If you’re not sure which workstation to reserve or would like a tour, give us a call at 708.215.3200 or slip a note under our digital door at

Books and Quick Start Guides

Each workstation has a collection of reference books on the various software products available for in-lab use only. Each lab also has a binder with simple Quick Start Guides for most of the software and hardware products, as well as printouts from the various hardware equipment manuals.