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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. Be sure to 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 any region DVD, Blu-ray, VHS (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), and more. Each TV can support up to 8 viewers.
  • Audio digitization: Compact cassettes, LPs, 78s, & 45rpm records.
  • Video digitization: VHS, Hi8, MiniDV, DV, Umatic, 16mm, 8mm and Super 8. More formats supported upon request.
  • Music creation: USB piano keyboard, Traktor, Ableton Push, Serato DJ Pro, & more.
  • Cell phone and laptop chargers: Many devices supported.
  • Scanning: Epson Perfection V600 for photos, documents, or transparencies with slide and negative holders available. IPEVO VZ-R camera for documents with USB/HDMI connectivity for projection.

For Check Out

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

  • Audio recorders: Make high quality recordings with Zoom Digital Audio Recorders.
  • Chroma Key green screen: Portable, easy set-up.
  • Media players: DVD/VHS player, Region-free DVD player, cassette deck.
  • USB transcription foot pedal.
  • Microphones. USB, condenser, lavalier, shotgun, and dynamic mics.
  • Musical interfaces: Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators, Novation Circuit Mono Station and Groove Box.
  • Digital projectors & screen: Project photographs or video with your computer. Portable, expandable screen.
  • Video game consoles: Nintendo 2DS.
  • Cameras: Two Nikon D3200 DSLRs, Two Canon VIXIA HF R800 camcorders, and GoPro Hero (2014). Tripods and LED fill light. Ask us about our smartphone video rig!
  • Drives: USB memory sticks, SD card readers, Mac Superdrive, multi-platform Blu-Ray/DVD drive, USB 3.5" floppy drive.
  • VR Headset: Oculus Go is a go!