Technology Resources

Technology Resources

Digital Technology/IOT~

High Performance Desktop Computer

  • Intel Zeon Core 3.60 GHz
  • 32GB Ram
  • GForce GTX 1080 Ti Graphics Card
  • 256 SSD
  • 1 TB Harddrive
  • Running Windows 10, can dualboot other OS
  • Includes Adobe CC 2018

 

8K 360 Video Camera
Kandao Obsidian Go

  • 8K photo and 4K video rendering
  • Built in depth maps for 3D extrusion
  • Auto and Manual aperture and iso
  • Live reecording mode available
  • With H2N audio recoder, does binaural 3D audio

 

AR/VR/MR Technology:

Microsoft Hololens

  • HoloLens has sensors for environment understanding and human understanding
    • 1 IMU, 4 environment understanding cameras, 1 depth camera, 1 2MP photo / HD video camera, 4 microphones, 1 ambient light sensor
    • Spatial sound, Gaze tracking, Gesture input, Voice support
    • Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1 LE

HTC Vive

  • Set up with sensors and compatible PC and ready to play/develop on
  • Dual AMOLED 3.6’’ diagonal
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1200 pixels per eye (2160 x 1200 pixels combined)
  • Refresh rate: 90 Hz, Field of view: 110 degrees
  • Safety features: Chaperone play area boundaries and front-facing camera
  • Sensors: SteamVR Tracking, G-sensor, gyroscope, proximity
  • Connections: HDMI, USB 2.0, stereo 3.5 mm headphone jack, Power, Bluetooth
  • Input: Integrated microphone
  • Eye Relief: Interpupillary distance and lens distance adjustment


IOT Enabled Network (available 2019 – Pilot project)

  • Up to 250 devices
  • Local net with internet access (no dual authentication)

Fabrication/Machining Equipment~

60w Laser Cutter
VLS6.60 Platform

  • 32″ x 18″ x 9″ or 5,184 in³ (813 x 457 x 229 mm or 84,950 cm³)
  • Connected to PC with pre-loaded software + Illustrator
  • All materials must be pre-approved by Collaboratory staff


Digital Embroidery Machine
Janome MB-4S

  • Up to 8 colour stitching
  • Largest hoop: 9.46” x 7.88”

 

New Dye Sublimation Printer + Heatpress
Sawgrass SG800 Inkjet Printer

  • 1200 x 1200 dpi
  • Transfer any photo onto another material
  • Can transfer ink to: ​Aluminum, Hardboard, Wood, Tile, Mugs, Acrylic, Glass, Slate, Polyester Fabric, & Reinforced Fiberglass Plastic
  • Heatpress 15” by 15”

 

3D Printers and Print Finishing Machines

Form 2:

Lulzbot Taz 6:

  • Build Volume: 280 mm x 280 mm x 250 mm (11.02 in x 11.02 in x 9.8 in)
  • Flexistruder head modification
  • Takes standard 3mm filament
  • Connected to computer with CURA software
  • Materials: ABS, PLA, HIPS, PVA, wood filled filaments, Polyester (Tritan), PETT, bronze, copper, stainless steel-filled filaments, Polycarbonate, Nylon, PETG, conductive PLA and ABS, UV luminescent filaments, PCTPE, PC-ABS, Alloy 910

Zortrax M300:

  • Build Volume: 300 x 300 x 300 mm (11.8 x 11.8 x 11.8 in)
  • Prints filament at high temperature
  • Connected to computer via SD card and Z-Suite software
  • Materials: Z-Hips, Z-PLA, Z-PETG, ABS

Polysher:

  • Print finishing machine for prints made with PolySmooth PLA
  • Volume: 150mm x 180mm (5.9in x 7.1in)
  • Polishing Liquid: Alcohol (>70%) (IPA, Ethanol)

Rock Tumbler:

  • High-quality tumbling machine for metal-filled PLA prints
  • Automatic shutoff timer
  • Noise reducing leak-proof barrel with stainless steel lid

CNC Router
Carbide Nomad 883 Pro

  • Cutting Area: 8” (X and Y), 3” (Z)
  • Spindle Speed: 2000-10,000 RPM
  • Spindle Power: 50 Watts
  • Resolution up to .0005”
  • Can mill: wood, plastic, soft metals

Other Equipment

  • Full workbench of hand and electric tools
  • Printerbot Plus
  • Vacuforming Machine
  • Structure 3D scanners
  • Soldering Stations

 

Need to learn how to use these resources? Members can book some time with a Collaboratory Consultant!