Facilities & Equipment
Thurston Community Media has a state-of-the-art media production facility. We make our facilities and equipment available to individuals and organizations so they can create noncommercial media programs for distribution through the TCMedia channels and on-line. Training and certified is required before our equipment and facilities can be reserved and payment of the Equipment & Facilities Fee. Equipment and Facility Fee can be paid annually or as an auto-renewing monthly fee. More about our Equipment and Facility fee can be found here
Our facilities and equipment include:
HIGH DEFINITION 4-CAMERA STUDIO
The studio has a 30 foot "green screen" wall and a professional lighting grid. There are two cameras with teleprompters and two cameras mounted on robotic pan-tilt heads that are operated in the control room.
The Control Room features a Ross Carbonite switcher, Expression graphics system, AJA KiPro hard drive recorders and a 24 channel Mackie audio board.
Portable Equipment for field production - our portable field cameras are Sony AX2000 cameras. They record on SDHC cards. We have all the necessary accessories for successful recording including tripods, microphones, and portable lighting kits.
Editing Platforms - We use Apple MacIntosh computers as our edit platforms with Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premier editing software.
In addition to the desktop models in our edit suites, we have several laptops that are loaded with the same software.