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Dimensions Lab

Dimensions Lab July 2021

The Dimensions Lab provides computing resources and tools to WSU students, staff, faculty, and community members for projects in the fields of media, art, music, engineering, computer science and physics. The lab is located on the first floor of the Holland Library near the Terrell Library elevators.

The Dimensions Lab reopened with the WSU Libraries on July 12th.

Dimensions Lab open hours
Dimensions Lab Assistant hours

Available Now:

Located in the Dimensions Lab open space:
  • 5 Windows PCs
  • 1 Windows PC
    • Scanner with document feeder (coming Fall 2021)
    • Additional Software: NAPS2
  • 3 Macs (4 new Mac stations coming Fall 2021)
Located in the Dimensions Lab Room 120C:
  • Audio Workstation Windows PC
    • Additional software: Ableton Live 11, Pro Tools 12
    • Audient iD4 2-channel Audio Interface
    • Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A25 MIDI Keyboard
  • Matter & Form 3D scanner with Windows PC
  • NextEngine 3D scanner with Windows PC
  • HP Sprout 3D scanner

Coming soon – will be available in Fall Semester 2021:

Dimensions Lab 3D Printer

* We anticipate that we will be able to open the Audio Lab within the first few weeks of the Semester (Fall 2021).

  • 3D Scanning room (will be available for walk-up use during open hours)
    • Microsoft Surface WIndows PC
    • 3x DLSR cameras with tripods
    • Motorized turntable
    • Lighting rig
  • Room 120C
    • Audio Lab (a reservable space)
      • WhisperRoom recording booth
      • Windows PC workstation
        • Thunderbolt 3 dock
        • NVIDIA 2080 TI graphics card
        • Additional software: Ableton Live 11, Pro Tools 12, Davinci Resolve Studio
        • 2x 27″ Viewsonic displays
      • Motu 828es audio interface
      • Audio-Technica AT4033a condensor microphone (w/ stand, shock mount and windscreen)
      • Novation 61SL MIDI Keyboard
      • 4x JBL 305P 5″ monitors
      • Davinci Resolve Studio controller w/ Jog/Shuttle wheel
      • Art Voice Channel Tube Strip
    • Oculus Rift VR workstation
    • LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printer (printing available only during staffed hours, staff must operate equipment)
      • Octoprint
      • PC Workstation

Software List:

    Software Windows 10 macOS       Description
  Google Chrome x x browser
  Mozilla Firefox x x browser
  Adobe Creative Cloud x x graphics, video, audio, web
  Microsoft Office x NA document editors, spreadsheets
  3DS Max x NA 3D modeling and rendering
  Maya x NA 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering
  Mudbox x NA 3D digital painting and sculpting
  R x NA statistical computing and graphics
  Praat x x analysis, synthesize, and manipulate speech
  Blender x x 3D creation
  SuperCollider x x real-time audio synthesis and algorithmic composition
  ArcGIS x NA geographic information system
  QGIS x x open source geographic information system
  NVDA x NA screen reader
  VLC x x media player
  Handbrake x x video transcoder
  NI Komplete x x sound production suite
  Reaper x x digital audio workstation
  Reality Capture x NA 3D scanning software

Dimensions Lab Assistant Hours:

The Libraries Systems department makes an effort to staff the Dimensions Lab with student workers Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm for Fall and Winter semesters. These Lab Assistants are available to assist students with lab technology, reservations and troubleshoot/report issues. Please be aware that student-staff schedules are subject to change at a moment’s notice.

 


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