The Tech Lab provides access to software and equipment for individuals to create and edit video and audio productions, design and edit images and photographs, build websites, and digitize photos, videos, and sound recordings for archiving and sharing with others.

Video Digitization, Editing, & Production

Turn video recordings into digital files for archiving, restoration, editing, and burning to DVD. Create professional looking video productions with added music, titles, and transition effects using iMovie or Adobe Premiere Pro.

Equipment

  • 27" iMac with 3.2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i5
  • JVC HR-S9900U S-VHS VCR (can play VHS)
  • Samsung External CD/DVD Writer SE-218CB/RSBS
  • Panasonic Palmcorder PV-L581D (Can play VHS-C)
  • Sony Handycam DCR-TRV480 Digital8 Camcorder (Can play Hi8, Digital8, and 8mm cassettes)
  • Sony HVR-M15U HDV, DV, DVCAM, & MiniDV player
  • RetroScan Universal 8mm and Super8 film reel scanner
  • Audio-Technica AT2020USB USB Microphone

Software

  • Adobe After Effect
  • Adobe Premier Pro
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • LifeFlix
  • Handbrake
  • Cisdem DVD
  • iMovie
  • Bias Soundsoap
  • VLC Player

Photo Digitization & Editing

Scan photographs, slides, and film negatives. Edit digital photographs with Adobe Lightroom.

Equipment

  • Epson E11000XL Photo, Image, Film, Negative & Document Scanner. Maximum document size: 12.2" x 17.2"

Software

  • Epson Scan
  • Adobe Lightroom

Graphic & Web Design

Put together professional quality graphic designs using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign. Create mobile-ready websites with Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Muse.

Software

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Edge Animate
  • Adobe Muse

Audio Digitization, Editing, & Production

Clean-up digital audio recordings with SoundSaver or SoundSoap. Edit & produce podcasts, music, and other audio with GarageBand or Adobe Audition

Equipment

  • Audio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable
  • Nakamichi BX-100 2 head cassette deck
  • Audio-Technica AT2020USB USB Microphone

Software

  • Adobe Audition
  • Bias Soundsaver
  • Bias Soundsoap
  • Garageband