MPC Hardware/Software

The MPC features professional class hardware and a robust network infrastructure, specifically designed to handle the rigors of multimedia authoring:

Apple iMac Workstations (6)
20 inch, 2 GHz Intel Core Duo
1GB 667 DDR2 SDRAM, 250GB Hard Disk
SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD+RW/CD-RW)
Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000BASE-T)
ATI Radeon X1600/128MB VRAM
Mac OS X

Dell GX620 Imaging Workstations (5)
Pentium D 3.2 Processor
2 GB DDR2 SDRAM, 533 MHz, 250GB Hard Drive
16 x DVD +/- RW
Gigabit Ehternet
PCIe 128MB ATI Radeon X600SE (1 DVI/1 TV-out)
Dell 19” UltraSharp Flat Panel Display
Windows Vista

Medium Format Laser Printers (2)
HP 4300n (Black/White)
35 ppm, 1200 x 1200 dpi, Duplexer
32MB Ram

HP 4650dn (Color)
27 ppm (BW/Color) 600 x 600 dpi
11 x 8.5 Paper Size, Duplexer
160MB Ram, 20GB Hard Disk
PostScript Level 3

Supporting Peripherals
EPSON GT15000 Large Format Scanner (1)
HP Scanjet 4850 Photo Flatbed Scanner (10)
Nikon Super Coolscan 5000ED Film Scanner (1)
14-in-one card reader (3)
Panasonic HR-DVD2 Mini-Dv/S-VHS Mini-DV VCR (6)
Panasonic NTSC Video Monitor (6)

MPC Software

To complement its hardware, the MPC features a variety of multimedia authoring applications:

Standard Software
Microsoft Office
Mozilla Firefox
Safari

Multimedia Software
QuickTime Pro
iLife: iPhoto, iTunes, iMovie, iDVD, Garage Band, iWeb
Adobe Photoshop, ImageReady, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, After Effects
Director, Dreamweaver, Flash,
Audacity

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