In addition to the CinCom faculty offices, 3A.1 has an animation lab, a sound booth, 3 iMacs for general use and space for students to study or have group meetings around large tables.
View of the room
Teacher’s offices in the back
Animation side room
Animation station with iMac, and a Cannon DSLR set up over a light box
Sculpture and animation workstations
Sound booth room
Student recording audio with Audacity
Step 1. Make sure to turn on the light/fan and keep it on until you leave the room. Do not shut it off while you are in the room.
Step. 2 Open Audacity on the Computer.
Step 3. Make sure both switches are turned on on the sound Board.
Step 4. Recording:
-Press the red circle to record. A new track with appear each time you restart recording.
-Make sure you are set to Built-in Input.
-While recording check the levels. They should be around 12, if you hit 0 your sound will be distorted.
* Make sure to listen to the recording with and without headphones as it may sound differently.
Step 5. Saving:
Save to an external hard drive, not on the computer!
Save as Audacity file or export. *Saving as an MP3 is not a good idea. *Saving as AIFF is best for Final Cut or Wav for Premiere.
When you are done recording make sure to log out and shut the light off when you leave.