Available Equipment

The items below circulate for three days and unlike normal reserve items it is possible to check out multiple items at once. Checking these items in or out requires a full-time library staff member. Before checking any of these items out, you must sign a loan agreement form (one time only).


Canon XA20 Video Camera

Items included:

  • Lens cap and hood
  • Power adapter
  • Battery packs (2) and charger
  • Wireless controller
  • HDMI, stereo video, and USB cables
  • 128 GB SD cards (2)

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Documentation: Manual

Canon XA20

Zoom Q8 Video Camera

Items included:

  • Lens cap and hood
  • Power adapter
  • Battery packs (2) and charger
  • Detachable X/Y and Zoom SSH-6 shotgun microphones
  • Foam and hairy windscreens
  • Tripod mounting adapter
  • USB cable
  • 128 GB SD card

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Documentation: Manual

Zoom Q8

Senneheiser MKE 600 Shotgun Microphone

Items included:

  • Shock mount
  • Foam windscreen

XLR cables (1' or 15') may be checked out separately.

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Documentation: Manual

Sennheiser MKE 600

Tascam DR-40 4-Channel Voice Recorder

Items included:

  • Power adapter
  • AC-to-Mini USB dongle
  • USB cable
  • 32 GB SD card

With built-in adjustable XY/AB mics, good for recording spoken voice, practice, lessons, etc., but somewhat sensitive to wind and movement of the device. XLR inputs support external microphone use for more detailed work. AA batteries not included. XLR cables may be checked out separately.

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Documentation: Manual

Tascam DR-40

Audio-Technica AT803 Lavalier Microphone

Items included:

  • Power module
  • Clip
  • Foam windscreen

Batteries not included. XLR cables may be checked out separately.

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Documentation: Instructions and spec sheet

AT 803 Microphone

Magnus VT-4000 Tripod

Items included:

  • Detachable pan bar
  • Mounting plate
  • Instruction sheet

Adjustable height range 27.6" to 59" (70.1 cm to 150 cm).

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Documentation: Instruction sheet

Magnus tripod

Akai MPK Mini Midi Keyboard

Items included:

  • USB A-to-B cable

25-key keyboard/MIDI controller with programmable pads.

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Documentation: Manual

Akai MPK Mini keyboard

XLR Cables

XLR cables are available in 15-foot and 1-foot lengths. The 1-foot cables are intended primarily to facilitate the use of an external microphone with the Canon XA20 camera.

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XLR cable