Digital Media Lab Equipment Lending

To reserve equipment we require the following:

1. Create an account or Sign-in here to make an equipment reservation:

  • Reservations must be made at least 2 hours in advance of the current time.
  • Create an account to reserve the equipment if you don’t have one.
  • Reservations can be no longer than 5 business days. Reservations can be extended only on the last day of the first reservation period.
  • The person renting the equipment is required to return it.
  • Patrons wishing to take equipment out for long periods must discuss with the lab.
  • Late fees are $10 a day and any equipment not returned with 5 business days after
    the due date will be charged in full to the patron.
  • Patron is responsible for lost/damaged equipment.

2. Fill out and sign the equipment lending release form: Click Here

3. Email the form to or come in person to fill out the form.

Equipment lending transactions are available
ONLY during Lab staff working hours.
5 days a week (Monday – Friday only)
There is no check-out/in on Saturday


* If you plan to return equipment on the weekend we recommend you call first  before you come (front desk 305-284-4722). Weekend staff might be available to check-in equipment, but not check-out.


Equipment & Kit Information

For further information on the Media Lab’s Equipment, click on the desired kit below:

The Lab also lends small equipment for a period of 3 hours:

  • Headphones
  • Microphone Headsets
  • External DVD write/read drives
  • SD & Memory Card readers
  • USB and Firewire Cables


iMac & Mac Pro Workstations

Reserve a Workstation    Reservation Help

  • 16 dual-core, 20″, iMac Workstations
  • 2 quad-core, Mac Pro Workstations

– Final Cut 7 and Avid is available on stations #6-7.

– Scanners are available on stations #1-3.

– 3 workstations are equipped with VCRs, MiniDV and/or DVD players for use in digital reformatting.  We also have cassette tape players and a vinyl record player for use in digitization upon request to our lab managers.

– Workstations can be reserved for a period of 3 hours per day for up to 5 consecutive business days. Reservations can be extended only on the last day of the first reservation period.


Media Lab Software

The Media Lab is always trying to keep pace with ever changing software advances. Our software is all recent and often we have the latest updates available.

Apple iLife ’11

  • iMovie
  • iDVD
  • iTunes
  • iPhoto
  • Garageband
  • iWeb

Adobe CC Master Collection

  • Acrobat Pro
  • After Effects
  • Bridge
  • Lightroom
  • Contribute
  • Dreamweaver
  • Muse
  • Encore
  • Fireworks
  • Flash Professional
  • Flash Video Encoder
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • Audition
  • Captivate
  • Media Encoder


  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera

Final Cut Studio 3

  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • DVD Studio Pro 4
  • Soundtrack Pro 2
  • Motion 3
  • Color
  • Compressor 3

Microsoft Office 2011

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher

Other Software

  • Avid
  • Adobe AIR
  • Assorted Adobe AIR Applications
  • DivX Player
  • EPSON Scan
  • Fetch FTP Software
  • Quicktime Player
  • Real Player
  • Toast Titanium
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player
  • Audacity
  • Handbrake


Links to Free or Available
Software Downloads (Mac OS) 

Media Lab Hours

  • The Lab is accessible during library hours.
  • Staff hours are as follows:
    Monday – Thursday: 10am – 10pm
    Friday: 10am – 6pm
    Sunday: 10am – 6pm