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Hechtman Recording Studio

Room 322
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

The Hechtman Studio is open to all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Pennsylvania. It is a not a study room, practice room, etc. and cannot be reserved for non-media production use.

Its intent is to support student and faculty experimentation and to aid the development of skills in the areas of video and audio production and photography.

Equipment
Sennheiser lapel/lavalier microphone
Video camera: Sony PXW-X70 4K (SDXC card preferred)
LED Litepanel 1x1 Astra Bi-color lights with 1x1 soft boxes on Matthews C-stands
Apple boxes to adjust height
Backdrops (green, white, or black)
Clapperboard (Dry-erase, magnetic)
Prompter People Flex 15 (15-inch) Teleprompter
Rode NTG-3 Shotgun Microphone and microphone stand
Westcott Spyderlite TD6 with 36x48 soft boxes on light stands

Additional equipment may be borrowed from the Vitale Digital Media Lab.

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For the Spring 2017 semester, the studio is open free of charge Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11am-7pm, by reservation only.

You may reserve and use the recording studio only if:

  • The recording equipment in the room will be staffed by a Recording Studio engineer; or
  • At least one person in your group using the room has been trained by a Recording Studio engineer.

Please read the studio policies before booking or using the studio.

Equipment
Apple boxes to adjust height
Backdrops (green, white, or black)
Clapperboard (Dry-erase, magnetic)
LED Litepanel 1x1 Astra Bi-color lights with 1x1 soft boxes on Matthews C-stands
Prompter People Flex 15 (15-inch) Teleprompter
Rode NTG-3 Shotgun Microphone and microphone stand
Sennheiser lapel/lavalier microphone
Video camera: Sony PXW-X70 4K (SDXC card preferred)
Westcott Spyderlite TD6 with 36x48 soft boxes on light stands