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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.

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 Mac Minis
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
  • 1 Mac Mini

Coming soon! Keep posted for opening in Spring Semester 2022:

Dimensions Lab 3D Printer

*We anticipate opening the Audio Lab, 3D Printer, Oculus and 3D Scanning room within the first week of Spring 2022 Semester.

Will be available for Reservation:

  • Audio Lab
    • 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 condenser 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

Will be available during staffed hours:

  • 3D Scanning room
    • Microsoft Surface Windows PC
    • 3x DLSR cameras with tripods
    • Motorized turntable – ideal for objects up to 20″ X 20″ X 20″ in size
    • Lighting rig
  • Oculus Rift VR workstation
    • With large external monitor
  • LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printer
    • Octoprint
    • PC Workstation
    • *Please note that 3D prints must finish during staff member’s shift & students must supply their own material

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 to troubleshoot/report issues. Lab assistants are working in the lab when by a sign that lists Staff Available. Please be aware that student-staff schedules are subject to change at a moment’s notice. When Lab Assistants are absent or know in advance that they’ll be out, they will update our real-time schedule (Google sheet).

Spring 2022 Schedule TBA

 

  Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
8-8:30          
8:30-9          
9-9:30          
9:30-10          
10-10:30          
10:30-11          
11-11:30          
11:30-12          
12-12:30          
12:30-1          
1-1:30          
1:30-2          
2-2:30          
2:30-3          
3-3:30          
3:30-4          
4-4:30          
4:30-5          

 


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