VPA Equipment

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This is a list of the assorted equipment available for use through the Visual and Performing Arts Department. To check out equipment, bring your MTU ID to 209 Walker during regular business hours.

Audio Equipment

Studio Storage Microphone Catalog

Parabolic Microphone

  • Stored in Walker 212.

Studio Laptop #1

  • This is the Macbook pro that is used for testing and portable recording.
  • Stored in Walker 212

Tascam HDP2

  • This is the portable Tascam recorder that requires extra mics and stands and stuff to work.
  • Stored in Walker 212 (in the blue bag)

Zoom #1

  • This is one of the portable hand held recorders kept in the VPA Office.
  • Specifications
    • Full specifications can be found here.
    • The user manual, in .pdf format (2.4MB), is here.

ZOOM H4 Handy Recorder #2

  • This is one of the portable hand held recorders kept in the VPA Office.
  • Specifications
    • Full specifications can be found here.
    • The user manual, in .pdf format (2.4MB), is here.

Gobo

These units are portable sound absorbers or diffusers. Their current home is in the back of Walker 210. Three were taken to the reverberation chamber and measures were taken to determine the absorptivity and effectiveness. Measuresments for the testing room were 186"x139"x119tall". Length=4.6736m Width=3.4544m Height = 3.0226m

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This is the measurements taken with a single gobo placed in the center of the room.

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The gobos were placed with one in the center and the other two angled in the corners, as shown in picture below.

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The three gobos were placed flat across one wall with one in the center and the other in the square to the corner.

Video Equipment

Digital Camera

  • Canon SD850 IS Digital ELPH
  • 8.0 Megapixel
  • 4X Optical Zoom
  • 2 GB SD card
  • Full specifications can be found here.
  • The advanced user manual, in .pdf format (8.8MB), is here.

Video Camera

  • Don't really know anything about this, including where it is...

Projector

  • Epson LCD Projector, Model EMP-S1
  • Specifications:
    • Full specifications can be found here.
    • User's Guide, in .pdf format (1.9MB) is here.
    • Quick Setup, (probably all you need to know -- there's a hard copy in the case with the projector) in .pdf format (1.36MB) is here.
    • Product Information Guide (technical specs), in .pdf format (2.4MB) is here.

Foley Tools