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Equipment and Software

The Media Lab offers equipment to check out and to use. We also have equipment you can use in the lab.

Equipment in the Media Lab

Some of our equipment must be used in the lab. Though our equipment can be used on your own, our staff is more than happy to help you with them. All of our equipment is free to use.

  • Coil-Binding Machine
  • Color Printer
  • Conference Area with Large TV
  • Laminator
  • Scanner
  • Two Dell Desktop Computers
  • Two Mac Desktop Computers

Equipment Check-Out

The Media Lab has all sorts of equipment for you to rent. If you would like to check out one of our items, please stop by the Media Lab or send us an email at english.medialab@ttu.edu. If you'll be sending us an email, please include:

  • your full name
  • which item you would like to rent
  • when you would like to pick it up
  • how long you would like to rent it for

Our equipment is rented out on a first-come, first-served basis.

Below is our equipment available to rent:


Canon EOS Rebel T3i

Featuring Canon's DIGIC 4 image processor and an 18.0-megapixel CMOS image sensor, plus cutting-edge technologies like Full HD video recording, Live View shooting, wireless flash photography and even a vari-angle 3.0-inch LCD monitor, the EOS Rebel T3i offers the best of EOS photography in a compact package

Nikon Digital Camera D5200

Capture your vision in lifelike brilliance with an exceptional 24.1 MP DX-format Cmos sensor.

Canon Vixia HF R62 Video Camera

The camcorder's Canon 3.28 megapixel Full HD CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV 4 image processor capture lifelike video at 1920 x 1080 resolution, even fast-moving subjects are rendered with outstanding smoothness thanks to 1080/60p recording in MP4 and AVCHD progressive.



Easy-to-use electronic building blocks for creating inventions large and small

The Most Complete Starter Kit: Uno R3 Project

Use this kit to do various kinds of tests and experiments with so many sensors available at hand.


Polsen Camera-Mountable VHF Wireless System

The Polsen CAM-2W is a 2-channel wireless microphone system that is designed for hands-free mobility in a wide variety of applications including video production, electronic news gathering (ENG), electronic field productions (EFP), and classroom and presentation applications.

Samson Condenser Microphone

The Samson C02 Pencil Condenser Microphones are small-diaphragm mics designed to capture every nuance and characteristic of your productions that excel in both live and recording applications.

Sony Wireless WCS-99 Wireless Microphone System Transmitter and Receiver

Sony's WCS-999 Wireless Microphone System is for use with portable audio recorders and video camcorders. The system features a transmission range up to 150 feet, depending on conditions.


Aaxa Technologies P300 Pic Projector

The P300 is a true "pocket projector" at less than 5.9" long, 3.9" wide, and 1.6" tall, it is both compact and energy efficient. Additional features include adjustable tripod, 1280x800 VGA input support, 1280x800 HDMI support, Micro SD Card slot, USB port, composite video input, and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Bamboo Drawing Pad CTH-470

Works with Adobe Photoshop Elements and other photo software applications for editing and perfecting your digital images.

Bamboo Drawing Pad MTE-450A

Works with photo software for editing your digital images. Great for beginners.

Software in the Lab

We have two Dell computers, two Macs, and a couple of laptops for you to use. All software listed is currently available through our computers. If you do not see a program that you would like you use, please email use at english.medialab@ttu.edu, and we will do our best to acquire it. As with our equipment, our staff is more than happy to help you with our software, if needed.


  • Acrobat
  • Captivate
  • Dream Weaver
  • Forms Central
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Media Encoder
  • Photoshop
  • Premier Pro

Audio & Video Editors

  • Audacity
  • Garage Band
  • iMovie

Apple Applications

  • Keynote
  • Numbers
  • Pages
  • Scribus
  • Color Contrast Analyzer
  • Photos

Coding Tools

  • Processing
  • Sublime Text
  • Text Edit

Microsoft Office

  • Excel
  • Lync
  • InfoPath
  • OneDrive
  • OneNote
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • Silver Light
  • Word

Microsoft Expressions

  • Design 4
  • Encoder 4
  • Web 4

Window's Accessories

  • Math Input Panel
  • Notepad
  • Paint
  • Snipping Tool
  • Sound Recorder
  • Seps Recorder

Web Browsers

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla FireFox
  • Safari


  • Arduino
  • Fontbook
  • Font Viewer
  • Handbrake
  • MadCap Flare 12
  • Skype
  • Steam