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University Libraries Makerspace

Guide to Makerspace Equipment and Policies

Something For Every Project

The University Libraries Makerspace provides access to a variety of high quality equipment and tools for nearly any project. Whether you're an artist, a engineer, or just a DIY enthusiast, the Makerspace has something for you. The Makerspace is a recent addition to University LIbraries, and new equipment is frequently added. If there is something missing you'd like to see be sure to let us know!

3D Printers

The Makerspace provides access to 3D printers with a variety of materials and sizes available to accommodate most projects.

4 Qidi X-Max 

  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Printer
  • 11.8" x 9.8" x 11.8" Print Area
  • Support for ABS, PLA, TPU, Nylon, Carbon Fiber, and PC
  • Uses Qidi Slicer Software


6 Qidi X-Plus 

  • FDM Printer
  • 10.6" x 7.9" x 7.9" Print Area 
  • Support for ABS, PLA, TPU, Nylon, Carbon Fiber, and PC
  • Uses Qidi Slicer Software


6 AnyCubic Megas

  • FDM Printer
  • 8.27'' x 8.27''  x 8.07'' Print Area
  • Support for PLA, ABS, HIPS, PETG, and TPU
  • Uses Cura Slicer Software


4 Elegoo Mars 

  • Stereolithography Resin Printers
  • 4.53" x 2.56" x 5.9" Print Area
  • Supports UV Printer Resin
  • Uses Cura Slicer Software


1 Phenom Noir

  • Stereolithography Resin Printer
  • 11.6" x 6.5" x 15.75" Print Area
  • Supports UV Printer Resin
  • Uses Cura Slicer Software

 

 

 

 

Laser Cutter

In addition to 3D printers, the Makerspace offers 2 high powered laser cutters. These are used to cut or engrave a variety of materials at a maximum size of 24x36" with a max cut depth of 0.75"

BossLS2436 Laser Cutter

  • Cuts Wood, Acrylic, Plastic, Fiberglass, Rubber, and Steel
  • Engraves Acrylic, Wood, Plastics, Fabric, Glass, Tile, Aluminum, Steel
  • Uses LightBurn Software

Check the link below to learn more about compatible materials:

Types of Materials to Process with ULS Laser Systems (ulsinc.com)

Sewing Machines

Sewing machine and table with a variety of thread provided. The Janome 725s sewing machine is easy for beginners while also having a variety of extras for more advanced users. The 725s has 23 built in stitches, max stitch width of 5mm, max length of 4mm, and a sewing speed of 820 stitches per inch. 

Button Maker

Complete 1" button maker kit for creating your own custom pinback buttons. 

Sound Equipment

A variety of sound equipment for aspiring podcasters and musicians, the Makerspace has the hardware and software necessary to mix and master your audio. 

Whisper Room Noise Isolation Booth

Outstanding sound isolation prevents background noise from popping up in recordings. 


RE20 Broadcaster Microphone

Industry standard broadcaster microphone, with exceptional clarity and frequency response.


Tascam DR-60D MK2

Capture up to 4 tracks at once with a maximum sample rate of 96khz. (double the quality of a CD)


Zoom H2N Handheld Recorder

Ideal for portable, high quality audio capture.


Cloudlifter CL2 Mic Activator

Provides up to 25dB of clean gain while improving the signal to noise ratio of recordings. 

Latex Printer

A 54" latex printer and separate 54" cutter for large format printing. The HP Latex 115 creates high quality prints on Plain paper, Vinyl, Fabric, Banners, Film, Wall paper, and Synthetic paper. At a max resolution of 1200x1200 DPI.

HP Latex 115

HP 54" Cutter

Computers

12 desktop computers, each with dual monitors, are fully spec'd out to handle intensive video editing, game development, 3D modeling, and much more. Installed software will differ between machines, click below or check the software tab for a detailed list of programs and their corresponding computers. 

List of Installed Software

IBuyPower Element Pro PC

  • Intel 9900k Processor 
  • 64 GB RAM
  • Nvidia 2070 Super Graphics Card
  • 1 TB Solid State Drive
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 2 x 27 Inch 1080p/60hz Monitor with Adaptive Sync

Camera Equipment

Several cameras, backdrops, and lighting equipment for photography projects. 

Canon EOS 80D

Prosumer action capable camera, supports 1080p/60fps video and 24.2 Megapixel photo quality. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


GoPro 7 Black

Rugged action camera with built in image stabilization and 4K/60fps video capture. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Green Screen

Green screen with a mobile support system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Lighting

2 Neewer lights with adjustable temperature and intensity. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drawing Pads

4 drawing pads for easy image/video editing or for creating digital art. Each pad connects to a computer and acts as a very precise touch interface. 

2 Wacom Intuos 

  • Active drawing area of 8.5 x 5.3" 
  • Connect via bluetooth or microUSB
  • Mobile device compatible 
  • 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity 


2 Huion Kamvas Pro 16

  • 15.6" 1080p IPS display
  • Active area of 13.55 x 7.62"
  • 120% sRGB color coverage 
  • 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity 

Arduino Kits

A Mega2560 Arduino kit for beginner electronic hobbyists. Included circuitry and programmable logic board can be used for hundreds of unique projects. Included kit pieces pictured below. Several complete soldering kits are also included for modifying circuits and other electronics. 

Oculus VR Headsets

A total of 3 virtual reality headsets, including 2 tethered Oculus rift S, and one untethered oculus quest 2. The headsets can be used to explore new environments, create visual art in 3D space, or play hundreds of virtual reality video games. 

3D Scanner

A table top 3D scanner for quick model creation and reverse engineering projects. The Einscan-SP uses a rotating platform to quickly scan items up to 47" x 47" x 47", and create a 3D mesh based model in software. The scanner comes bundled with EXScan software for interacting with the scanner and patching completed models.