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Equipment Collections at Emory

The Audio/Visuals Collection at the Robert W. Woodruff Library's Music and Media Library is a pool of audio visuals equipment, readily available for the Emory community.


The MediaLab has a small collection of equipment, specifically for use in/with the MediaLab, available from the Music & Media desk.  See the list of equipment available for loan periods, fine structures, and technical specifications.

The MediaLab is located across from the service desk in the Heilbrun Music & Media library on Level 4 of the Woodruff Main Library.

During the Fall and Spring semesters, the MediaLab is open all hours that the Heilbrun Music & Media Library is open and provides staffed assistance:

  • Monday-Thursday: Noon until 8pm
  • Friday: Noon until 5pm

The MediaLab is unstaffed during the summer.

Phone: 404.727.0495


Click here for the MediaLab website

Equipment Available

External Slim Hard Drive

Solid State Hard DriveThe MediaLab currently offers 2TB portable hard drives for short-term out-of-library circulation.

Save your complete projects on an external portable drive and download to your computer via USB.

Each hard drive comes with a USB cable, Apple USB-C to USB adapter, and carrying case.

Circulation Period: 3-day loan, out-of-building circulation, no renewal

Overdue Fines: $1.00 per day


Apple USB SuperDrive

Apple SuperDriveThe MediaLab currently offers Apple USB SuperDrives (USB and USB 2.0 compatible).

Use this external drive at MediaLab to play/burn CDs and DVDs on MediaLap iMacs or on your own laptop.

Technical Specifications:

  • Read Speed: 24x CD / 8x DVD.  
  • Write Speed: 24x CD / 8x DVD/R / 6x DVD/RDL
  • Rewrite Speed 16x CD / 6x DVD-RW / 8x DVD+RW).  
  • Supported Media Formats: CD-ROM.  
  • Supported Media Types: CD-R, DVD-RW, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RDL, DVD+RW, DVD-RDL, DVD-ROM.

Note: this drive does not support Blu-ray.  For Blu-ray playback, please use the blu-ray players available in the Heilbrun Music & Media Library.

Circulation period: 3-hour loan, library use only, one renewal

Overdue fines: $1.00 per hour

User Manuals:


Wacom Grip Pen

Wacom StylusThe MediaLab currently offers the Wacom Grip Pen stylus for use with their Wacom Intuos Pro tablets.

Circulation Period: 3-hour loan, library use only, one renewal allowed.

Overdue Fines: $1.00 per hour




AKAI Professional MPK249 Keyboard Controller

 49 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch

 16 RGB-illuminated MPC pads each with 4 banks for 64 pads

  24 assignable Q-Link controllers include knobs, faders, and switches (8 of each)

  USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input & output

Circulation period: 3-hour loan, library use only, one renewal

Overdue fines: $1.00 per hour

User Manuals:

Akai Keyboard Quick Start Guide

Akai User Guide