Answered By: John Germain
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2021     Views: 46

The Digital Studio is a facility based on the first floor of the Student Life Building offering a number of new and emerging technologies to LJMU staff and students. It is situated next to the Learning Commons and postgraduate reading room as part of the wide range of services available at the Student Life Building. The idea behind the Digital Studio is to support students in exploring and developing digital skills and enhancing digital creativity. The studios include 3D printing and scanning, virtual and augmented reality, Raspberry Pi and Arduino kits, podcasting and video editing suites. It also houses a number of high specification computers including Apple iMacs along with Windows PCs with i9 processors and dedicated graphics cards. The Digital Studio is supported by the library IT Support team who are there to provide advice and guidance on how to use the equipment.


The Digital Studio includes the following equipment:

Ultimaker S5 3D Printer with Air Manager

Ultimaker S3 3D Printer (x2)

SOL 3D Scanner

Matter and Form 3D Scanner

Microsoft Hololens


Podcasting suites with dedicated microphones and sound mixer

Video editing suites with HD camera/monitor and large display screen

Apple iMacs Retina 5K 27 inch (2020), i5 6 core processors, AMD Radeon Pro 5300 4GB graphics, Dual Screen

Apple iPad Pros (2020)

HP Z4 Windows 10 desktops with i9 Processors, 32GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, Dual Screen

Raspberry Pi starter kits

Arduino starter kits / Inventors kit

Canon Legria HFR806 HD Camcorder

Adobe Creative Cloud including Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Rush and Audition


To use the Digital Studio equipment or for advice please contact

(NOTE: This mailbox is only for correspondence relating to the Digital Studio and is not always monitored. For anything else please use the library contact page). 

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