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Media Lab Equipment

All Media Lab computers include specialized software for working with multimedia files. The Media Lab currently has three PCs and two iMacs for UNLV students, faculty, and staff to use on their multimedia projects. Each workstation is available on a first-come, first serve basis. Users can login to all media lab computers with their UNLV ACE accounts.

For basic assistance with Media Lab equipment and software, see the Computer Help Desk or call (702) 895-2101.

Lynda.comNeed more information or training on some of the advanced equipment and software that the Media Lab offers? offers great web-based training and articles on almost anything you can imagine, and is free to all UNLV students, faculty and staff (login with your ACE account). Look for links to courses and videos for select software and equipment listed below.

PC Hardware

Media Lab PC workstation

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 4790 3.60GHz
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Hard Drive: 256GB SSD & 1TB HDD
  • Optical Drive: CD/DVD RW
  • Ports
    • 2 USB 2.0 (front)
    • 2 USB 3.0 (front)
    • 1 headphone (front)
    • 1 mic (front)
  • Multi-Card Reader (located on monitor)
    • xD/SD/MS/MMC
  • Monitor: 30" LCD Flat Panel

PC Software

iMac Hardware

Media Lab iMac workstation

  • Processor: 4 GHz Intel Core i7
  •  Display: Retina 5k, 27-inch
  • RAM: 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
  • Hard Drive: 1TB
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 M295X 4096MB
  • Ports
    • SDXC card
    • 4 USB 3 (compatible with 2)
    • 2 Thuderbolt 2
    • 1 headphone
  • Extension plugin for optical drive (checkout at Circulation desk)

Mac Software

Other Equipment Available in the Media Lab



Media-related equipment - cameras, tripods, lighting equipment, graphics tablets, etc. - is available for check-out at Lied Library's Circulation desk. See the Technology for Checkout guide for a complete list of equipment.

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