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Area 49

This guide provides information on how to use technology within Area 49, as well as guides for digital technologies and physical projects. Area 49 is available for use by all current students, faculty, and staff.

Visualization Lab Tech Specs

Alienware PC

Alienware Aurora

Alienware Aurora

  • Intel® Core™ i7-7700K Processor (4-Cores, 8MB Cache, Turbo Boost 2.0, Overclocked up to 4.4GHz)
  • Alienware™ 460 Watt Multi-GPU Approved Power Supply with High Performance Liquid Cooling
  • Windows 10
  • Nvidia Quadro 4000 Graphics Card
  • Wireless keyboard and mouse

Samsung Display

Samsung Curved Monitor

Samsung 27" SD590 Curved LED Monitor


  • Wall Subwoofers: Episode® In-Wall Subwoofer with Dual 8" Woofers and 500W Front Panel Display Amplifier - Kit
  • Ceiling Speakers: Episode® 650 Series In-Ceiling 70-Volt Speaker with Tile Bridge

HTC Vive Virtual Reality System

HTC Vive

  • HTC Vive headset and controllers
  • HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap
  • HTC Vive retractable cable management system


  • Panasonic SolidShine Laser Projectors (1920x1200 pixels)

Screen resolution for each: 1920 x 1080

Total resolution: 3535 x 1080

Aspect Ratio: 21:9

HDMI Laptop Hookup

  • DTP HDMI 4K 230 D Tx - HDMI Twisted Pair Extender - Decorator-Style Wallplate
  • HDMI Cable
  • Epson projector

Wireless Touch Panel

  • Creston 5.7" Wall Mount Wireless Touch Screen


  • Creston iLux® Integrated Lighting System
  • Creston iLux® 0-10V Dimmer Expansion Module

Smart Board

Smart Board

  • Dell Interactive Projector - S560T
  • Elevation Mobile Stand with Short Throw Arm
  • DaLite Idea Screen

Dell PC

  • Dell PC tower
  • Wireless keyboard and mouse

The Tower

  • Strong™ FS Series Rack System with DC Fans
  • Power Conditioner
  • WattBox® Power Conditioner (Chassis) with Sequencing, Safe Voltage, Coax and Ethernet Protection | 12 Outlets
  • Control Processor
  • Crestron Processor: 3-Series Control System® CP3
  • A/V Switcher
  • Extron IN1608: Eight Input HDCP-Compliant Scaling Presentation Switcher with DTP Extension
  • Video Distribution
  • DTP HDMI 4K 230 Tx Transmitter