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Makerspace Technology

Technology available at The Innovation Station


  1. Turn on the power unit behind the iMac computer by pressing the red switch (the Lightboard iMac is on the table against the center of the wall across from the door).
  2. Turn on the power unit on the shelf below the TV by pressing the red switch.
  3. Turn on the camera with the on switch on the top near the viewfinder. Be careful not to move or bump the camera.
  4. Turn on the Lightboard lights via the switch on the power strip along the bottom of the Lightboard.
  5. Log into the iMac with the username lightboard (there is no password, just press Enter after entering the username to log in).
  6. Once an image appears on the TV screen, turn on the microphone with the on switch on the top of the mic’s battery pack and clip it onto yourself. To use PowerPoint overlays, open your presentation on the iMac, then begin the presentation in full-screen.
  7. Presentations must have black backgrounds with only white text and line drawings. The first slide must be all black.
  8. Open the Media Express software on the iMac by pressing Command-Tab, then clicking the Media Express icon that appears.
  9. Click the Capture button at the bottom of the Media Express window to begin recording.
  10. Click the Capture button again to stop the recording when finished. Recordings are saved in the Capture folder on the iMac’s desktop.
  1. Shut down the iMac.
  2. Turn off the camera.
  3. Turn off the Lightboard lights.
  4. Turn off both power units (one behind the iMac, the other on the shelf below the TV).