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Computer Workstations | Digital Video | Laptop Computers | Listening and Viewing Equipment | Scanning | Media Lab

Laptop Computers 

25 laptops are available for 3 hour checkout to University of Maine students, faculty, and staff. You will need to present your Maine Card to the Circulation staff and read and sign our Policy For Use Form. Please see the laptop checkout policy. The laptops are equipped with:

  • Wireless connection to the Internet
  • CDROM and DVD drive
  • Microsoft Windows, MS Office, FirstClass, Web browsers.



Two scanning stations are available for scanning various formats of text and images, including photos and other images, microfilm and microfiche, and books and journal articles. Color Printing is available.

  • 2 Epson Perfection 3590 Photo scanners with ABBYY Fine Reader 6.0 Sprint


Listening and Viewing Equipment

Circulation has equipment for utilizing many media formats including:

  • DVD
  • VHS videotape
  • Reel to reel
  • Videodiscs
  • Compact Discs
  • Audiocassettes
  • LPs
  • Laser Discs


Computer workstations

  • 2 Windows based non-linear digital video production stations
  • 1 Windows scanner station with audio production and CDROM recorder


Digital Video

Circulation provides basic digital video recording and editing equipment available to all students, faculty and staff. Seven miniDV camcorders are available for 24 hour checkout. Digital Video editing is available on Windows platforms. For details on software and hardware see Lab Listings.


Media Lab

Digital Audio Station | Digital Video Editing Stations | Scanner PC

Digital Audio Station

  • KORG X5D Music Synthesizer (keyboard) with midi connections
  • PC: Sound Blaster Audigy 2 sound card.(will convert analogue to digital format)
  • CD-RW burner drive
  • 250 meg Zip Drive
  • Sibelius 2 (notation/midi software)
  • Adobe Audition 1.5 (multitracking digital audio recording/editing software)
  • Sonic Foundry Sound Forge (digital audio recording/editing software)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Version  2002

          Internet and First Class access

2 PC Digital Video Editing Stations

(PC Station)  
  • DVD-RW, CD-RW burner drive, superdisc drive (100 meg), Zip Disc Drive (250 meg), Standard floppy drive.
  • Sony Media Converter: Digital to analogue/analogue to digital VHS player recorder with Sony Trinitron monitor
  •  JVC HR-DVS3U (mini DV & VHS video cassette recorder)
    • MiniDV/Super VHS formats
    • One-touch dubbing [MiniDV<->S-VHS/VHS]
    • Easy PC Connectivity and Non-linear Editing Compatibility [MiniDV <->PC]
    • DV Input/Output [, IEEE 1394 compliant MiniDV/S-VHS/VHS]
    • Jog/Shuttle on Deck
    • 64 program “Random Assemble Editing” [MiniDV->S-VHS/VHS]
  • Panasonic DVD Video Recorder DMR-E60
    • Recordable Disc Type DVD-RAM, DVD-R
    • Time Slip Function Chasing Playback/Simultaneous Recording and Playback/Time Slip Roller and Button Control
    • One-Touch Record and Play
    • PC Card Slot Compatible with Standard PC Card, SD Memory Card, Compact Flash Card, MultiMediaCard, Smart Media Card, and Memory Stick.
    • DV Input Terminal
    • Built-in SD Card Slot
    • SD Card Playable File Formats JPEG & TIFF
    • Dolby Digital (Dolby AC-3) 2ch Audio Recording
    • MPEG2 Encoding with Hybrid VBR (Variable Bit Rate) Technology
    • And more...
  • Video editing software:
    ArcSoft Showbiz Video, Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5, Adobe Premiere Elements 1.0
    Adobe After Effects
  • Audio: Sonic Foundry Sound Forge and Cooledit Pro: Digital recording/editing
    software, Audiograbber
  • Scanners: Epson Perfection 3590 Photo with ABBYY Fine Reader 6.0 Sprint
    Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Illustrator CS
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Version  2002
  • Internet and First Class access
  • Adobe Photoshop 7.0
  • Adobe ImageReady 7.0


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