Hardware

Video Studio
1 ETC 96-channel programmable DMX lighting controller board, ceiling mounted lighting grid with: 6 Lowel Fluo-Tec Studio 250 lights, 8 Wybron Cygnus LED lights. 1 Large chromakey fabric, 1 Reflecmedia Chromatte screen, 6 seamless paper rolls on stands – green, white & black, Panasonic HD 17″ field monitor on C-stand, Blackmagic Design Hyperdeck Studio SSD recorder/player, Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio, ladders. Lots of additional equipment for use in the Video Studio is available for checkout from the MFACA Library.

Edit Suites – Video Workstations
3 — HD (High Definition) video editing stations with the following: 2 x 3 GHz Mac Pro w/ internal 12 TB RAID, Apple 30″ LCD, Samsung 52″ LCD HDTV, Black Magic Design Decklink HD Extreme card & HDlink Pro, RED Rocket card, 20″ Ikegami & Panasonic HD edit monitor, Sony Blu-ray player, external firewire Blu-ray drive.
All workstations use power-conditioned power supplies with additional outlets for personal items such as firewire hard drives, video camcorders, etc.

Audio Workstations

3 — Stereo audio editing stations with the following: 2 x 3 GHz Mac Pro w/ internal 12 TB RAID, Apple 30″ LCD, Ikegami & Panasonic HD 17″ edit monitor, Samsung 52″ LCD HDTV, Black Magic Design Decklink HD Extreme card & HDlink Pro, RED Rocket card, Mackie Onyx 16 channel mixer, Digidesign Digi002 Rack audio interface, Tascam CD / Compact Flash recorder, Alesis Midiverb effects processor, Korg O5R/W synthesizer, Roland JV-1010 synthesizer, amplifier, Digidesign MIDI-IO MIDI interface, Roland digital piano / MIDI controller w/ sustain pedal, Roland Handsonic percussion synth / MIDI controller, cassette deck, unbalanced audio patchbay , Genelec stereo near-field monitoring speaker system.

1 — Real-time surround-sound mixing station & music rehearsal/recording studio with the following: 2 x 3 GHz Mac Pro w/ internal 12 TB RAID, Apple 30″ LCD, Samsung 52″ LCD HDTV, Digidesign HDX card, Digidesign HD I/O, Black Magic Design Decklink HD Extreme card & HDlink Pro, RED Rocket card, Onkyo surround-sound receiver/amplifier, Genelec surround-sound near-field monitoring speaker system (Center, Left & Right, Surround Left & Right and Subwoofer/LFE), Mackie 16-channel mixer, Roland TD-9 electronic drum kit / MIDI controller, Allen & Heath DJ mixer w/ 2 Stanton turntables, JBL Eon powered monitor speakers, Fender guitar amplifier, Ampeg bass amplifier.

15 — Digidesign M-Box2 Mini (for use with ProTools software) on Mac workstations

All workstations use power-conditioned power supplies with additional outlets for personal items such as firewire hard drives, video camcorders, etc.

Sound Recording Booth

1 — Acoustically isolated recording booth with the following: Blue, Neumann & Audiotechnica studio microphones, balanced audio patchbay, dBx compressor/limiters, Popper Stoppers, Mackie 12 channel audio mixer, drummer’s throne, music stand, mic stands with shock mounts.

Video Room
CSI Scan Do HD scan converter, Panasonic DVCPRO deck, Blackmagic Design Hyperdeck Studio SSD recorder/player, HD-SDI patchbay, Panasonic HD 17″ edit monitor, 3 Sony DVCAM decks, DVD-Video recorder, Multi-standard DVD-Video player, SVHS deck, VHS deck, Multi-standard VHS deck, BetacamSP deck, U-Matic deck, Tascam DAT deck, amplifier & speakers, Component analog video switcher, S-Video switcher, Composite video patchbay, Balanced audio patchbay, Unbalanced audio patchbay, 2 audio line converters, Time-base corrector, Transcoder, waveform monitor / vectorscope.

Software

Video production & postproduction
Adobe CS6 (Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Encore, Photoshop, Illustrator, Media Encoder, Soundbooth, etc.), RED Cine-X, Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Dragonframe, Apple Color, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, Motion, Nuke, BTV Pro, Boujou, Cleaner, Sorenson Squeeze, Modul8, Isadora, Mocha Pro.

Video effects plugins
Red Giant Looks suite, Red Giant Trapcode suite, Red Giant Keying suite, Red Giant Effects suite, GenArts Sapphire, Plural Eyes, Rolling Shutter.

Sound & Music production
ProTools HD, Ableton Live, Max/MSP/Jitter, Reason, Soundtrack, GarageBand, iTunes, WireTap Studio, Audition, Soundbooth.

Audio effects plug-ins
All standard Pro Tools plugins plus the following: iZotope Ozone, iZotope RX, iZotope Trash, iZotope Spectron, iZotope Nectar, iZotope Vinyl, Reel Tape Suite, Pitch ‘n Time Pro.

Virtual Instrument plug-ins
All standard Pro Tools plugins plus the following: iZotope Iris, Chipsounds, Hybrid, Structure, MTron, Imposcar, Minimonsta, Oddity, Reason, Moog Modular, Minimoog, etc.