DMC Audio Studio B42D

DMC audio studio has an iMac computer, three microphones, and some other accessories for different recording needs.

Studio Sign-in Form.

  • Room dimension: 13’x11’
  • 1 table
  • 2 task chairs
  • 1 mobile pedestal
  • 1 mobile extending table (optional)


  • An iMac
  • Shure SM58 Cardioid microphone (quantity: 2)
  • Ultimate Support Mic stand (quantity: 2)
  • Apogee Electronics ONE USB Audio Interface for iPad & Mac + Apogee Electronics Duet Breakout Box
  • A keyboard
  • A Zoom H4N digital audio recorder is available for checkout at the DMC, which can be used to record interviews with three or more people or phone interviews via Skype.
  • Users can also bring in their own equipment to record.
  • Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, Widescreen Video Calling and Recording, 1080p Camera, Desktop or Laptop Webcam 


  • Audacity
  • Adobe Audition 
  • Garage Band
  • Camtasia for Mac
  • OBS Studio (Open Broadcaster Software)


  1. The DMC Audio Studio can be reserved and used only by Rice faculty, students and staff.
  2. The rooms are available for booking during the DMC open hours.
  3. Reservations are up to 4 hours and can be made a month in advance.
  4. Check reservation status at
  5. To reserve the studio, fill out the online reservation form.
  6. Reservations will be processed within one business day.
  7. Unclaimed reservations will be released after 15 minutes.


  • recording voice over narrations with Audacity
  • recording audio only interviews with Audacity
  • developing video tutorials with screen capture software Camtasia
  • creating illustrative or animated videos with Camtasia, PaintBrush, and Wacom Intuos4 Digital pen table
  • authoring music scores with GarageBand
  • ​video conferencing with Skype
  • other creative uses of the Recording Booth
  • broadcast presentation using OBS

Click on DMC Gallery to see how people used DMC Audio Studio.


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