Students are required to have (or have access to) the following:


  • You may use any operating system (Mac OS, Windows, Linux) except when we are working with FLEx, at which point you will need access to Windows or Linux, either on a PC or through an emulator of some kind.

  • Download the following software in the version listed below:

These headphones will be used with your laptop as well as audio and video recorders.

  • Sennheiser 201, 202 and Audio-Technica ATH-M20 are recommended (Price: $20–$45).
  • It may be possible to check out headphones from the lab or borrow them from a fellow student.
  • Note that bluetooth, earbuds, or on-ear (`supra-aural') headphones are not recommended.