Livestream interviews and collaborative webinars / Record and broadcast
Everything you need to look and sound like an expert
Now any small business can stand out from its competitors and grow. The Media Studio has been equipped, making online sound and video recordings take on a professional look and sound for minimal cost and knowledge.
Equipment such as cameras and microphones have been selected based on ease of use with a professional result. Equipment information near end of page.
Day Rate starts at 5 hours.
Member's Off-Peak : 50% Discount - From 8pm to 8am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday & Sunday
Above prices are for online bookings.
Reschedule current bookings anytime online.
Cancel current bookings anytime online with full credit with more than 72 hours notice.
Manual bookings / alterations not using the online form attract a $50 charge per update.
Regular and ongoing bookings, please contact us for quoted rate.
The AHBC terms apply to all booking.
If you intend to use equipment away from the centre, the day rate applies. You will need to contact us to discuss your requirement in advance.
COVID-19 Limit 4 people
Suitable for up to 3 people
Features (All Inclusive)
iMac Computer with entry level to profession video / audio editing applications.
Good noise reduction studio with Green screen or curtain backdrops.
Lights, stands, Sony Camcorder, quality microphones, sound mixer (2 channels), headphones and more. See simple how-to-use instruction videos below.
Wifi (High Speed)
Espresso coffee and other refreshments
Equipment & Application
For details on using the studio equipment and editing application, see section below "AV Supplied Equipment".
WiFi & Printers
To use any of the printers at the centre or to access high speed internet, connect to the AHBC access point. The password can be found on table-top signs or passage display.
3.4m x 4.2m
Recent Video & Podcast Productions
Personal Touch Home Cleaning
Website introduction video
Woodside Primary School
War On Waste
Adelaide Hills Real Estate
Tips in selling your home
Creating Professional Media Tips
Final Cut Pro
For making full length documentaries and more
Great for everyday video with a large range of special effects
Using Green Screen in iMovie
How to apply green screen effect in iMovie
The 10 YouTube Fundamentals
This framework will help you maximise your potential for long-term success on YouTube.
3 Point Lighting
Simple lighting concepts for great results
The Sony Camcorder MTS file
The Sony Camcorder in the media centre producers Advanced Video Coding, High Definition format files with the file extension of .mts. To open the .mts file on your computer, double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .mts file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. The one file will contain all recording clips as a group.
Applications that open a MTS file.
Apple iMovie, Finial Cut Pro and QuickTime
Microsoft Windows Media Player, Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6 with WinAHX plug-in
Once you have topped, tailed and edited your video clips using one of the above application, export the video clip to one of the video formats. Eg MP4, FLV, MKV, MOV, AVI etc Tip: Export to a resolution that best fits the purpose. With YouTube, create video in 720p or higher. Doing so will give your videos the HD badge.
A/V Supplied Equipment
Connections and Cables - If equipment is used with the centres computers, suitable cable are supplied and are located in the store area next to the studio. If you are using your own equipment to interface with media equipment, you will need to check or supply your own cables. Equipment connections types are listed below or from the equipment manuals and visual images of connection types at the end of this page.
Be Prepared - Please discuss any requirement prior to your booking date and allow time on the day to set up and to conduct a test run.
Batteries - Spare "AA" batteries are located in the store area next to the media studio. Do Not place flat batteries with new batteries. Please discard in waste bins.
Rødelink Lapel Microphone
Ideal for single voice recordings via wireless connection. Provides full movement freedom with belt pack. The receiver has a standard 3.5mm x 3 connector phone male jack.
Shure BEAT 58 Microphone
High quality hand or hands-free voice recordings. Used by television studios and professional singers. Use a 3 pin XLR Male connector into microphone.
Blue Yeti Microphone
High quality recordings for meetings, interviews, webcasting, podcast. Connects directly to a computer with a standard Type "A" USB Male plug to USB Mini on the Yeti. The microphone also has a 3.5mm Phone jack socket for headphones
Video & Sound
SONY HDR PJ540 HandyCam
No software required to transfer data. Seen as an external memory card
SONY HDR PJ540 HandyCam Specs
Memory Stick Micro (M2), microSD cards
32 GB flash Internal Storage
Remote micro & headphone 3.5mm Stereo Phone Jack
Camera data transfer or direct connect is via Type "A" Male connector or via USB Micro.
Input (For projector) and playback output is via HDMI - Micro Type D sockets
Video Capture Resolution:
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 5Mbps
H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 3Mbps
Zoom Q2n 4K Webinar / Live Streaming
Perfect for Zoom / Google meetup online meetings or as a camcorder. No software required. Your computer will detect Video and sound when Webcam is selected on startup.
Zoom Q2n 4K Record / Live Streaming Specs
Mixer / Lighting / Green Screen / Computer / Software
Xenyn Audio Mixer
Two tripod mounted floodlights (Soft defusers)
Spot light (LED) on stand
Top and Side green screen lights
2.4x2.4m Mounted Screen
Output USB Type "B" Socket and 3.5mm Phone Jack for headphones (Stereo and Mono Jacks accepted)
Input 3 pin XLR, RCA, 6mm / 3.5mm Phone Jack
Computer & Software
Apple iMac 21.5"
Final Cut Pro with Compressor, Logic Pro and Motion (Advance to Professional)
QuickTime (Click & Record)
Audacity (Edit sound recordings)