Digital Media Lab Equipment and Software


Equipment

Apple iMac Computer – Powerful computer that is the hub of the lab.

Epson V500 Perfection Photo Scanner – Photo scanner with negative and slide scanning ability.

HP Photo Printer – Print color photos, graphics, and text.

Wacom Bamboo Tablet and Pen Writer – Used for precision digital illustration. Works with various drawing software.

VCR/DVD Player and Digitizer - Combination that allows you to import video from VHS or DVD for editing on the computer and burning to a DVD, Blu-ray, or flash drive.

Blu-ray/DVD Burner – Easy way to save videos, photos and other content in disc form. Discs are available for sale at the Information Desk (10 cents for DVD, 50 cents for Blu-ray) or you can bring your own.

Dremel Idea Builder - The Library's 3D printer. You can send in your own print files and the Library will print them for a small fee.

Silhouette Cameo – An electronic cutting tool for personal use. It can cut paper, cardstock, vinyl, fabric, and other materials. You must bring your own materials.

A number of “How To” books detailing how to use the various equipment and software.

Software

Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Includes Photoshop and Illustrator) – For editing pictures, photos, and documents.

Apple iMovie – For making and editing movies Autodesk Sketchbook – An advanced digital drawing tool

Microsoft Office for Mac – For document creation like on Windows PCs. Includes standards like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Roxio Video Capture – Converts DVD and VHS to digital formats

Silhouette Studio – Creates designs that can be printed and cut on the Cameo

SketchUp – A CAD program to make 3D models which can be put into games, movies, or even be 3D printed!

Toast Titanium – Burns video files to DVD and Blu-ray

Classes

Be sure to check the events calendar for upcoming classes

Intro to the Digital Media Lab - Learn all there is to do in the Digital Media Lab. You can digitize your old photos and videos, edit a movie, create a scrap-booking project, design a 3D print, or draw a digital masterpiece. The possibilities are endless!

Digitization 101 - Preserve memories by learning to digitize your old negatives, slides, photos, and videos.

Learn to 3D Print: Sketchup - This class will introduce you to Sketchup, a popular 3D modeling software, which you can use to create 3D prints. You must be a PHPL cardholder to 3D print at the Library.

Silhouette Cameo Basics - Learn to use the Silhouette Cameo, an electronic cutter used to make projects on cardstock, vinyl,and more.

Handouts