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One Button Studio: Simplified Video Recording

The One Button Studio

One Button Studio graphic

The One Button Studio is an easy-to-use digital video production studio that requires no prior video production experience. The Studio, located in the MSUB Library and it is available to MSUB students, staff, and faculty. 

Examples of Studio projects include:

  • Rehearsing for class presentations, thesis or dissertation defenses
  • Creating videos for online instruction and for D2L
  • Creating videos for recruitment, training, or professional development seminars
  • Practicing your public speaking skills
  • Using the green/blue screen to create visual effects
  • Recording an interview or podcast
  • Creating ePortfolio materials or video essays
  • Practicing interview skills in a mock interview

Quick Start Guide


Reserve the studio online

  • Reservations available in 1-2 hour time blocks per day
  • Reservations available up to 4 weeks in advance




Pick up your Room Key and OBS Kit

  • Visit the Circulation Desk to obtain the Studio key (requires valid MSUB ID)
  • The Circulation Desk will also loan the Kit which include the required USB drive, projector remote, and slide advancer
  • Bring an extra USB flash drive so that you can make a copy of your recording (a 1GB flash drive will record about 25 minutes) 



Record the video

  • Insert the provided USB drive into the dock to activate the Studio camera and lighting
  • Press the large silver button to start/stop recording
  • When finished recording, remove your USB drive to deactivate the studio camera and lights
  • Use the workstation PC to move your recordings to your personal USB drive or cloud storage (optional)


Clean up the studio and return the key and the kit

  • Return the furniture to original positions
  • Turn off the Studio lights
  • Log off the Workstation PC, if necessary
  • Make sure the Studio door locks
  • Return the room key and the kit to the Circulation Desk