The Lab provides the catalyst to build and foster a culture of peer-learning, cross-disciplinary collaborations, and mentoring and ensures access to technology and expertise to the community. Make+Think+Code will develop a diverse and inclusive community of students and professionals fluent in current and future technologies prepared to succeed and thrive in a networked world with ever-changing and ubiquitous technology. 

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  • Laser Cutter
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    Laser Cutter

    Please note that the laser cutter is for artistic projects only - no mass production or promotional materials.


    You must be trained before using the laser cutter. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information on how to register for trainings. Check the M+T+C public calendar for the next available trainings.

    If you wish to reserve the laser cutter, you may request do so for at most one hour a week by sending an email to mtc@pnca.edu for the following week. The M+T+C public calendar lists all reserved times and staffed hours. Choose a 1 hour time slot that is not reserved and falls during staffed hours, and email mtc@pnca to make a reservation.

  • TAZ 3D Printer
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    TAZ 3D Printer

    Prints in ABS, PLA, and a number of experimental materials. Prints objects up to 11.7 x 10.8 x 9.8 inches.

    You must be trained to use the 3D printers. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information.

    Reserve
  • Replicator Mini 3D Printer
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    Replicator Mini 3D Printer

    Prints in PLA and ABS plastic, up to 5 x 4 x 4 inches.

    You must be trained to use the 3D printers. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information.

    Reserve
  • Replicator 2X 3D Printer
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    Replicator 2X 3D Printer

    The Replicator 2X has two extruderes and prints in ABS or PLA plastic. Build size is up to 9.7 x 6.4 x 6.1 inches.

    You must be trained to use the 3D printers. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information.

    Currently out of order.

    Reserve
  • CNC Router
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    CNC Router

    You must be trained before using the CNC router. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information.

  • Large Format Printer
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    Large Format Printer

    You must be trained to use the printers. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information.

  • Vinyl Cutter
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    Vinyl Cutter

    You must be trained to use the vinyl cutter. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information.

    Reserve
  • XY Plotter
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    XY Plotter

    Plots images based on vector files with extreme precision. Fountain pens and markers are available, but you can also bring your own writing implement to use.

    You must be trained to use the plotters. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information.

  • Eggbot Plotter
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    Eggbot Plotter

    Plots images onto spherical or semi-spherical objects based on vector files. Sharpies and markers are available, but you can also bring your own writing implement to use.

    You must be trained to use the plotters. Contact mtc@pnca.edu for more information.

  • HTC Vives
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    HTC Vives

    You may reserve time on one of the two VR setups in room 217. The associated PC has Unity and SteamVR installed for VR development projects, as well as Tiltbrush and a number of other VR games and experiences.

    You must reserve time before using the Vive.

    Reserve
  • Oculus Rift and Touch Controllers
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    Oculus Rift and Touch Controllers

    The Oculus Rift and the reservable Vive run off the same computer. You can reserve time on that computer below.

    Reserve
  • Cintiq Drawing Tablets
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    Cintiq Drawing Tablets

  • Structure Sensor 3D Scanner
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    Structure Sensor 3D Scanner

    The Structure Sensor 3D scanner attaches to an iPad and allows you to create detailed digital scans of large or small objects.

    Contact mtc@pnca if you would like to use the 3D scanner.

  • Soldering Stations
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    Soldering Stations

    The lab has three soldering stations for electronics and/or microcontroller projects. If you would like to use the soldering stations, contact mtc@pnca.edu.

  • Kinect V1
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    Kinect V1

    Kinect V1 is good for motion capture and creating 3D depth maps.

    Contact mtc@pnca.edu or come by the lab if you are interested in using the Kinects.

  • Kinect V2
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    Kinect V2

    Contact mtc@pnca.edu or stop by the lab if you're interested in using the Kinects.

  • Lender Laptops
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    Lender Laptops

    • Macbook

    We have a few laptops available for use in the lab with a variety of programs, including Adobe Suite, MadMapper, Isadora, Inkscape, Blender and Unity.

    Contact mtc@pnca.edu or stop by the lab if you're interested in the lender laptops.

  • MIDI Keyboards
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    MIDI Keyboards

    Contact mtc@pnca.edu or stop by the lab if you're interested in using the MIDI keyboards.

  • Vive Trackers
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    Vive Trackers

    Track physical objects in a VR scene or create programmable VR controllers.

    Contact mtc@pnca.edu or stop by the lab if you're interested in using the Vive trackers.

  • Projector
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    Projector

    Contact mtc@pnca.edu or stop by the lab if you're interested in using the projector.

  • Perception Neuron Motion Capture Kit
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    Perception Neuron Motion Capture Kit

    Perception Neuron is a camera-less full-body motion capture kit.

    Contact mtc@pnca.edu or stop by the lab if you're interested in the Perception Neuron