James Madison University

Facilities

Lab Photo
Views of data collection.
Lab Photo
Stimulus generation stations within the laboratory.

Hardware


  • Sound-Attenuated Chamber: ETS-Lindgren Delta Single-Walled
  • Krohn-Hite Model 3362 Tunable Active Filters
  • Kay Elemetrics Model 837 Manual Step Attenuators
  • Quest Technologies Model 2700 Sound Level Meter (with calibrator and earphone coupler)
  • Soundcards: Native Instruments Audio Kontrol 1 and Mackie Onyx Blackjack\
  • Alesis M1 Active 520 Monitors
  • Earphones: Sennheiser HD 25 SP II and HD 280
  • Microphones: AKG Perception 400 and several Audio-Technica AT8035 Condensers, Shure PG58 Dynamic
  • Field Recorders: Korg MR-1000 1-bit Recorder + Fostex and Edirol Digital Recorders
  • Response Boxes: PST Model 200A Serial Response Box, Empirisoft DirectIn Keyboard and 9-Button Response Box
  • Midi Controllers: Akai Professional APC40 Mk2, Korg MicroKey 37, Novation Launchpad, Remote Zero SL and 25SL Compact
  • EEG System: Tucker-Davis Technologies RZ2 Processor and PZ3 amplifier + 64-channel Electrode Arrays Cap
  • PolyScience Circulating Water Bath (for administering Cold Pressor Tests)

Software


  • Digital Audio Workstation Programs: Ableton Live Suite, Steinberg Cubase, and Cockos Reaper
  • Waveform Editing and Analysis: Adobe Audition, Praat, Kay Pentax Multi-Dimensional Voice Program Model 5105, Multi-Speech and CSL
  • Data Collection: PST E-Prime v. 2, Empirisoft MediaLab & DirectRT, and Music Experiment Development System (MEDS)
  • VST Plug-ins (Audio Effects and Virtual Instruments): Wave Arts Power Suite, Flux Trax, True Pianos, Camel Audio Alchemy, Nugen Audio Visualizer, Celemony Melodyne Editor
  • Tools for Making Audio Plug-ins: Cycling ‘74 Max and Ableton MaxforLive (+ Oscillot add-on), Native Instruments Reaktor