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The TechZone@Main, located at the Main Branch of the Akron-Summit County Public Library, offers the use of its equipment to the public. All available equipment at the TechZone@Main is listed below and is available by reservation. Ensure your appointment today by calling 330-643-9145.
Equipment currently available includes:
Professional grade recording studio using Studio One Pro recording software. Record live vocals and instruments. Import your own backing tracks. Studio One comes with music loops, virtual instruments and a large variety of effects. Listen to your production on studio quality monitors. Export your final mixdown to mp3 or wave format.
Create your own design or simply download an object, pick a color and print. Prints are priced at $1 per print hour and must not exceed a total print time of 10 hours.
These specially designed work stations have Adobe Creative Cloud, Corel Draw Microsoft Office 16 and Sketchup Make.
CO2 laser system utilized for the highest-quality engraving and cutting of wood, acrylics, plastics, stone, and much more. A rotary adaptor is available to engrave cylindrical objects. Material cannot exceed 12 in. by 24 in.
Large format ink jet printing for a variety of applications. Create vinyl banners, wall and window clings, paper signs and adhesive stickers. The price is $2 per foot with a $1 setup charge.
Media Transfer Station
Digitize your legacy media. Formats include: VHS, DVD, 35mm slides and negatives, vinyl records, cassette and super 8mm film. There is also an interface to connect analog devices for transfer.
Green Screen Recording Studio
Record yourself using green screen technology and replace the background with any image or video. We supply everything you need: special lighting, video camera, microphone, editing computer and green screen background.
Studio in a Box
Create professional quality pictures with special diffused lighting and four different backdrops. We supply the camera.
Create 2.25in or 3 in buttons or magnets to promote your business or special event. The cost is $0.25 per button.
Laminating is available for $0.40 per pouch. Sizes available are 9 x 11 and 9 x 14.5.
Print photos from your phone, tablet or digital camera. $.25 for 4 x 6 and $.50 for 5 x 7.
Scrapbooking made easy. Cut out designs and shapes to make cards or any project.
Create the newest fashion or just mend your clothes.