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The Makerspace has an abundance of tools both digital and analog to help you create and invent. Reserve time in the Makerspace to use our labs, stations, tools, or equipment for loan.

How to Make a Reservation

Follow these 3 steps to start your project or spend some time in the Makerspace.

Step 1:

View our online calendar to see what ‘Free’ times are available for booking.

Step 2:

Choose a time that works for you and send us a request.

Step 3:

We’ll confirm your reservation with a calendar invite.

Technology Collection

Faculty and instructors may request the use of audio/video equipment for the duration of the term.  Contact us if you need technology recommendations for your projects, assignments, or courses.  All other students and staff can choose the technology list below and view our calendar to schedule time for pickup.

Loanable Items

GoPros

These devices are durable and portable cameras for taking fast moving physical action from a first person perspective. These are mainly used for capturing anything action-oriented from extreme sports to any intense situation that would put other cameras at risk.

Adventure Kit

Go Pro Hero 6 + Kit

Adventure Kit

GoPro Hero 7 Black + Kit

360° Cameras

These devices are portable 360 degree cameras meant to capture the full scope of your surroundings. These are mainly used for capturing photos/footage of vast landscapes or large areas, indoor/outdoor.

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360Fly – Camera Kit

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Rico Theta – V

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Rico Theta – SC

Video and Photography Production

These devices are meant for video production. These are mainly used for capturing interviews, films, music videos, etc. They encompass various stages of both film production and post-production.

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Camera Stabilizer

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Shoulder Stabilizer

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Manfrotto Tripod

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Green Screen

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OSMO Mobile

3D Scanners

These devices are for constructing a fast and basic 3D model of any physical object to be later printed through modelling software.

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iPad + 3D Scanner – Structure Sensor

These devices are for programming objects to perform particular tasks. This is mainly directed towards those with an interest in coding or robotics.

SPHERO

Sphero

In the Space

Despite the main doors being closed, patrons can book time in the space. The following services can be booked in any of the “Free” events in the Makerspace calendar. The Makerspace is equipped with a variety of labs and stations for specific types of making.

Labs

Our new video and photography lab is open for recordings without 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 Experience BU to make your booking.

The Audio Lab is unavailable for booking or general access to patrons for the time being due to COVID-19.

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

Prototyping

The Prototyping Lab is still able to run any printing jobs for students and staff to bring their ideas to life. For more information on this lab and submitting a job request, please see our Services page.

Stations

Sections within the main Makerspace area that house equipment across various disciplines to encourage exploration and making on the part of the patron.

Check our calendar then submit a completed form to start your booking process.

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

Check our calendar then submit a completed form to start your booking process.

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Microsoft Surface Go

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

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Brother LB6950

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

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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.

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Oculus Rift S

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

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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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