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Inexpensive Audio Equipment for Recording Interviews/Lectures etc.

Inexpensive Audio Equipment for Recording Interviews/Lectures etc.

You’ve recorded an interview using your consumer camcorder.  Looks fine, but the audio sounds awful….in fact it’s unusable…you can’t hear anything your interviewee is saying.  Whats the answer?  Connect a “proper” microphone to your Camcorder and record the audio using that. There’s a catch, though.  Most microphones hook up to recording equipment using a balanced […]

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QuickStart Guide for Connecting Computer to Projector in new A-Labs

QuickStart Guide for Connecting Computer to Projector in new A-Labs

Teaching in a new A-Lab? Want to hookup your computer to the Projector and Sound System? QuickStart PDF guide here.

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Use MS Word & Acrobat Pro to create Table of Contents for a PDF

Use MS Word & Acrobat Pro to create Table of Contents for a PDF

  Have a large PDF document you’d like to create a table of contents for?  Well today’s you’re lucky day, here’s the how to tutorial: If the video size is too small to follow in this blog post, direct link here.

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Need to attach a large file in an email?

Need to attach a large file in an email?

This little workflow is a life saver, and something I couldn’t really live without at FIT.  As you may (or may not know) attaching large files (those that are bigger than 10MB) is not possible using our FIT email system.  Well using our Document Management system (Webfiles) you can!  By creating what’s called a “Ticket” […]

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iPad Experiment

iPad Experiment

Last week I attended (with a bunch of my esteemed colleagues) the SUNY Technology conference in Ryebrook, NY, and I decided to try a little experiment: leaving my trusty MacBook Pro at home, and bringing instead an iPad.  Could it replace what I normally use my laptop for when I’m away for a few days?  Well […]

June 24, 2010 | By | Reply More
FIT’s Spring 2010 Faculty Mac Forum on Feb 18th

FIT’s Spring 2010 Faculty Mac Forum on Feb 18th

All faculty and staff are cordially invited to the Spring 2010 Faculty Mac Forum to be held on February 18th. The event will be located in Seminar Room 9 (underneath the Great Hall) and there will be two sessions: 10am-12pm and 1-3pm. We will be discussing all things Mac related at FIT, providing demonstrations, and […]

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