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The Advanced Media Studio (AMS) is a state-of-the-art facility and arts technology resource for the NYU arts and science community. The AMS provides professional services in museum-grade wide-format archival digital printing, drum scanning, laser cutting and etching, rapid prototyping, and 3D scanning. The AMS features a suite of self-service workstations offering special discipline hardware and software, supporting content building for the professional services.
Access to the Advanced Media Studio is granted to students, faculty, and visiting artists in participating arts and science programs at NYU. To request an AMS Access Card, a consultation, or to schedule a visit, please see the contact information to the right. All AMS Services are offered at an internal charge rate for those within or affiliated with the NYU community. Please refer to the AMS Price List for price examples and payment terms.
Spring Doctor's Hours Announced
The Advanced Media Studio offers Doctor’s Hours, giving clients the opportunity to make 30-minute one-on-one appointments with AMS staff for practical advice, tips, and tricks on preparing content for any of the AMS services. For more information, see the Schedule page.
Introducing the new AMS 3D Scanning Service
The AMS is launching a new 3D Scanning Service featuring Z Corporation's ZScanner 700 CX 24-bit color hand-held laser scanner. The ZScanner 700 CX offers non-contact laser scanning of physical objects, resulting in carefully built 3D CAD model files. The ZScanner 700 CX is a portable hardware and software system, scanning objects at a wide-range of sizes, complexities and angles. Off-site scanning for conservation sensitive objects and data sensitive scans can be arranged with the AMS by special approval.
Introducing the new Objet Connex500 3D Printer
The AMS Rapid Prototyping Service has added the new Objet Connex500 printer to our 3D print technology suite. The Objet Connex500 is the only photo polymer-based 3D rapid prototyping printer available, with the capability of on-the-fly multi-material printing in a single print job. The Connex500 is additionally capable of printing functional assembled objects right out of the print bed.
Upgrade of the Z Corporation ZPrinter 650 3D Printer
The AMS has upgraded to the new ZPrinter 650 composite powder and binder printer. This printer uses an ink-jet based process, building printed parts by depositing powder and binder, layer-by-layer, and is the fastest and most affordable 3D printer offered in the AMS Rapid Prototyping Service. The ZPrinter 650 offers several feature upgrades including five print heads with a dedicated black binder, improved color resolution, print resolution and build size.
Upgrade of the AMS Laser Service Universal Laser PLS6.120D
The AMS Universal PLS6.120D Laser System has upgraded to a Dual Laser Configuration combining two 60-watt lasers for a maximum power range of 120-watts. This upgrade allows for a greater range of file complexities, faster cutting and improved high-resolution engraving.
Page last reviewed: March 25, 2013