Technology

The Make+Think+Code Lab is stocked with tools that support the production of digital projects from AR/VR to apps and games as well as the fabrication of microcontroller projects, wearables, sculptures, and installations.

Plotters, scanners, 3D printers, large-scale printers, and other facility equipment in the Make+Think+Code Technology and Research Lab Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA).

Technology

Trotec Laser Cutter PNCA MTC

Trotec Laser Cutter

One of the fastest machines on the market, the Trotec Speedy 300 Laser Engraving Machine features a 17 x 29 inch bed. 

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TAZ 3D Printer

The Lulzbot TAZ 5 prints in ABS, PLA, and a number of experimental materials. Prints object up to 11.7 x 10.8 x 9.8 inches.

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Replicator Mini 3D Printer

The MakerBot Replicator Mini prints in PLA and ABS plastic, up to 5 x 4 x 4 inches.

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Replicator 2X 3D Printer

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

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CNC Router

The Roland Modela MDX-40A Benchtop CNC Mill is a versatile CNC mill that handles a wide variety of non-proprietary plastic and resin materials, including ABS, delrin, nylon, acrylic, chemical wood and tooling board. 

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Large Format Printer

The Epson Stylus Pro 7900 is a 24-inch photographic ink jet printer. 

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Vinyl Cutter

The Roland Camm 1 24"-wide GX-24 Servo vinyl cutter is fast and precise.

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XY Plotter

The AxiDraw V3 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.

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Eggbot Plotter

The AxiDraw Eggbot 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.

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More Tools

  • HTC Vive
  • Oculus Rift and Touch Controllers
  • Cintiq Drawing Tablets
  • Structure Sensor 3D Scanner
    Attaches to an iPad for detailed digital scans of large or small objects
  • Soldering Stations
  • Kinect V1
    For motion capture and creating 3D depth maps
  • Kinect V2
  • Lender Laptops
  • MIDI Keyboards
  • Vive Trackers
    To track physical objects in a VR scene or create programmable VR controllers
  • Projectors
  • Perception Neuron Motion Capture Kit
    A camera-less full-body motion capture kit
  • ZED Depth Sensing Camera
    ZED is a 3D camera for depth sensing, motion tracking, and 3D mapping.
  • Samsung Odyssey Titan
    a Mixed Reality headset with inside-out tracking.
  • Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920
  • MSI VR laptops
  • Lender Laptops
    with Adobe Suite, MadMapper, Isadora, Inkscape, Blender, and Unity

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