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Media Arcade is open to current UW students, staff and faculty:

  • Husky ID Card is required to enter.
  • Priority use given to UW students.
  • Use of Arcade is first come, first served.
  • Computer stations delete files on logout. Please save work to your own drive when you are done!

In the Media Arcade

  • 6 iMac Pros: 27inch; OS 10.13.6; Processor: 3GHz Intel Xeon W; Memory: 64GB 2666Hz DDR4; 1TB SSD Drive.
  • 2 iMacs: 27-inch; OS 10.11.6; Processor: 3.2 GHz Intel Core i5; Memory: 16GB; 120GB SSD, 1TB SATA Drives.
    OS 10.13.6
    Processor: 3GHz Intel Xeon W
    Memory: 64GB 2666Hz DDR4
    Graphics: Radeon Pro Vega
    1TB SSD Drive
    • Both iMac Pros and standard iMacs have audio, video, text, photo and other editing/creation software: click here for list.
  • 3 70" plasma TVs: HuskyTV and playback equipment for all-region DVD, Blu-ray, VHS (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), and more. Each TV can support up to 8 viewers.
  • Audio digitization: Compact cassettes, LPs and 45rpm records.
  • Video digitization: VHS, Hi8, MiniDV, DV, and Umatic. More formats supported upon request.
  • Music Creation: Various interfaces, including Novation Circuit Mono Station, Teenage Engineering OP-1, USB piano keyboard, Traktor, Ableton Push, more.
  • Cell phone and laptop chargers. Many devices supported.

For Check Out

UW students, staff, and faculty can check out this equipment:

  • Audio recorders. Make high quality recordings with Zoom H4n Digital Audio Recorders.
  • Headphones. A variety of types.
  • Media players. DVD/VCR player,Region-free DVD player, cassette deck, or record player.
  • Microphone. USB Snowball Mic.
  • Digital projector & screen. Project photographs or video with your computer. Portable, expandable screen.
  • Video game consoles. Nintendo 2DS.
  • Cameras. Two Nikon D3200 DSLRs, and GoPro video cameras. Tripods also available.
  • Drives. USB memory sticks, SD cards, Mac Superdrive, multi-platform Blu-Ray/DVD drive, USB 3.5" floppy drive.