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One Button Studio - One Button -- Many Possibilities

Coe Library Room 206. Open by reservation during regular library hours.

Welcome to the One Button Studio.

The One Button Studio will re-open on Monday, August 24th with limited hours from 1-5 p.m. 

Regular hours will resume on Monday, September 7th. Staff is available to assist you with your projects.

Link to the One Button Studio Fall 2020 hours.

What Can I do with the One Button Studio?

two students using the One Button Studio

The One Button Studio can be used to practice, record, and critique student classroom presentations

  • Create quality video projects
  • Practice and review thesis or dissertation defenses
  • Produce course introductions for brick and mortar or online classes
  • Pitch business cases or marketing campaign ideas
  • Practice and critique interviewing skills for job-seekers
  • Create dramatic effects with the green screen

Quick Start Guide

Reserve the One Button Studio

  • Reserve at the Coe Library Help Desk with your WyoOne ID card or call the Desk at 766-3190
  • Reserve for up to a maximum of 4 hours per session
  • Reserve up to one week in advance
  • Studio use is limited to current faculty, staff, and students for purposes of recording

Check Out the Studio Key

  • Visit the Help Desk at the start of your reservation
  • Present your WyoOne ID card to check out the key and accessories

Record your video(s) in the Studio

  • Use a USB drive with plenty of space (4 GB is recommended --1 GB = approximately 10-15 minutes of video footage)
  • Insert drive into the USB dock
  • Turn on the camera
  • Open the Black Magic software program with the desktop icon
  • Click on the CAPTURE tab to start/stop recording
  • Note: mute the sound bar (if in use) while recording to eliminate the feedback noise
  • Review your video using the PC.

When finished recording, go to the PC desktop and drag your video files from the OUTPUT folder to your flash drive.


  • Optional - Use the PC workstation to transfer recordings to your University network storage

Shut down the Studio

  • Shut down equipment and DO NOT log off workstations at the end of your session
  • Turn off the main Studio lights and camera
  • Return the Studio key and accessories to the Help Desk

How to Use the One Button Studio

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