Technology & Spaces

The Makerspace has an abundance of tools, digital and analog, to help you create and invent. You can also reserve time in the space to ensure everything you’ll need is available when you are!

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3D Prints, Cuts and Carves

Makerspace Orientation

  • All first-time reservations for labs and technology will include a 10 min orientation.
  • Brings all users up to speed on how to use the technology and services in the Makerspace.
  • Users will learn basic functions and how to safely operate our technology on their own.
  • Once orientations are completed you can confidently use the spaces and technology and get the best results for your projects.

Multimedia

Our video and photography lab is open for recordings, audio and still photography.

This lab (studio) is equipped with a 9 x 12-foot backdrop, studio lights, and professional cameras and lenses.  Complete our Video and Photography Lab orientation on ExperienceBU to make your booking.

Our Virtual Tour can give a glimpse into the labs and give more information on what they normally provide.

Prototyping

The Prototyping Lab is able to run any printing jobs for students and staff.  You can also find support with making your designs come to life! We’ll guide you through the appropriate steps ensuring your designs are print or carve ready. Individual appointments are available to anyone.

For more information and submitting a job request, please see our Help page.

Stations

Located throughout the main area of the Makerspace, stations are equipped with technology across various disciplines.  We welcome visitors to the makerspace to come in, experiment and explore or reserve a station ahead of time!

Alien ware

Alienware Desktop

SPECS:
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7800X @3.50GHz
Ram: 16.0 GB

iMac 21"

iMac Desktop

SPECS:
Video Card: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640.
Processor: 2.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz)
Ram: 16.0 GB

image of a Microsoft Surface go

Microsoft Surface Go

SPECS:
Video Card: Intel® HD Graphics 615
Processor: Intel® Pentium® Gold Processor 4415Y
Ram: 4 GB

a white Brother sewing machine

Brother LB6950

SPECS:
Bed Area: 5.5″ x 13.1″
Stitch Length: 5 mm
Speed: 710 stitches per minute

cricut

Cricut Maker

SPECS:
Max Width: 12″
Max Length: 2′
# of Compatible Materials: 300

The Virtual Reality station is unavailable for booking or general access to patrons for the time being due to COVID-19.

oculus-rift

Oculus Rift S

SPECS:
Field of View: approx. 110°
Tracking Area: 9 x 9 ft
Resolution: 1280 x 1440

full-kit

HTC Vive Pro

SPECS:
Field of View: 110°
Tracking Area: 15 x 15 ft
Resolution: 1440 x 1600

  • 3D Pens
  • Allen Keys
  • Arduino
  • Dremel Tool Kits
  • Exacto Knife Kits
  • Glue Gun
  • Hammers
  • Headphones
  • LED Connectors
  • Makey Makey
  • Pliers
  • Sandpaper and Filers
  • Scissors
  • Scrappers
  • Screwdrivers
  • SD Cards (For Sale at Service Desk)
  • Soldering Kits
  • Tape (Duct/Electrical/Masking)
  • Tweezers
  • Whiteboards and Markers
  • And Much More!

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