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The lab offers training, equipment and knowledgeable staff to assist patrons in working with digital media including video, audio, imaging, and web publishing. Lab resources are available to all current Penn students, faculty, and staff. Lab resources are not available to alumni and members of general public.

Popular uses of the Media Lab:

  • Convert VHS and mini-DVD to digital format
  • Digitize audio recordings from vinyl records and cassettes
  • Create web sites with sound and video
  • Produce audio and video projects on DVD and CD
  • Record audio narrative on a PowerPoint presentation
  • Digitize 35mm slides on the 50-slide scanner
  • Scan large, complex images
  • Scan printed text to MS Word or other digital format

The lab includes:

  • 11 full-scale video-editing stations with headphones
  • Poster printer for posters up to 42" wide
  • 4 scanners, including slide, film, document feeder, and large-format capability
  • Digital video/audio conversion from several formats
  • Video cameras and audio recording devices
  • Apple iPad
  • MIDI keyboard
  • Experienced lab consultants for one-on-one and small group assistance.