Music Tech Checklist

Music Tech Checklist - TROY UNIVERSITY | Music...

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Unformatted text preview: TROY UNIVERSITY | Music IndustryGeneral Music Program Joh n M. Long School of Music Smith Hall Troy, AL MUI Student Equipment Checklist Required Equipment for all MUI Majors: Laptop Computer External Hard Drive Stereo Headphones Suggested Additional Equipment: Keyboard Controller Monitor Speakers Please note the following details for required and suggested equipment: I. Laptop Computer (Required) Select from one of the following models: Apple MacBook (approx. $1157 with Apple's student discount and memory upgrade) 2.0GHz or 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2GB of RAM Apple MacBook Pro 15" or 17" (approx. $1799 with Apple's student discount) 2.16GHz or 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2GB of RAM (minimum) II. External Hard Drive (required) Firewire 400 (recommended) USB 2.0 (required) 160 GB (minimum) 7200 RPM (minimum required) Recommended Model: LaCie 160GB FireWire Hard Drive 7200 RPM 160GB External FireWire Hard Drive. (approx. $100 including shipping costs) 1 III. Stereo Headphone (required) Students may use any number of stereo headphones for work in the MUI studios/labs and at home. A stereo mini-plug (1/8") is required for use with the computers in the studios as well as your laptop. However, please note the following recommended models for your use as you move into the advanced audio production courses. Sennheiser HD 280 PRO (approx. $100) Sony MDR-7506 (approx. $100) Students who plan to work in audio as a profession may wish to consider the following headphones as an investment in their future. Sennheiser HD 600 (approx. $400) Sennheiser HD 650 (approx. $500) IV. USB Keyboard Controller (Suggested) Students who wish to pursue music composition in any form (i.e. songwriting, film scoring, etc.) are urged to purchase a keyboard controller for their use at home and in the lab. Depending upon your particular needs and keyboard skills, you may wish to investigate the following models: M-Audio Oxygen 8 v2 (approx. $120) M-Audio Axiom 25 (approx. $180) M-Audio Axiom 49 (approx. $250) M-Audio Axiom 61 (approx. $300) V. Monitor Speakers (Suggested) Students in the Audio Production Course Sequence may wish to consider a set of quality monitor speakers for use as they enter the Music Technologies course. For general use at all levels of the program, you may wish to investigate this cost-effective set of monitors: M-Audio Studiophile AV 40 (approx. $150) As you move to the upper level courses, you may wish to invest in a higher quality set of monitors. Please see Mr. Smith for recommendations based upon your budget. VI. Additional Software (Suggested based upon course enrollment) Application Pro Tools LE System Masterwriter Final Cut Express Finale Microsoft Office Course Audio 1 & 2 Songwriting Film Scoring Songwriting, Composition All MUI Courses Comments (i.e. M-Box 2 Mini)* * See Dr. Jinright or Professor Smith for additional information on current options 2 ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course MUI 3305 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Troy.

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