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Equipment

Equipment to Borrow

Sound Rooms

Presentation Room

Workstations

Green Screen Rooms

Equipment

Equipment

Shown below are examples of the kinds of equipment you might find useful for different kinds of projects. A full list of equipment available to borrow can be seen here. Equipment is available for students, faculty, and staff.

In addition to equipment, there are also production rooms available to use for 1-hour sessions. They include two green screen rooms, four sound rooms, and a presentation room.

Green screen room for doing
chroma key videos.

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Basic video equipment

This combination of equipment is sufficient for most video projects.

Canon Vixia HF M300

Pearstone Lav Mic

Memory Card Kit

Video Camera Tripod Clip-on mic
Media Card + Reader

 

Video interviews / roving reporter equipment

This combination of equipment is good for "man on the street" interviews and on-location shooting.

Canon Vixia HF M300

Memory Card Kit

Video Camera Tripod Wireless mic
Media Card + Reader

 

Green screen equipment

This combination of equipment is perfect for use in the green screen room.

Canon Vixia HF M300

Pearstone Lav Mic

Video Camera Tripod Studio light kit
Clip-on Lav mics

 

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Basic audio recording equipment

This equipment can be used to record directly into the computer via USB or stereo jack.

Samson USB mic

Snowball ICE USB mic

 

zoom kit

Samson Go mic - USB
Snowball mic - USB
Portable Sound Booth
Zoom Audio Recorder

 

High quality audio recording equipment

This equipment can be used to record high quality audio. Use the sound room for optimal quality.

JobyPod Tripod

JobyPod Tripod

Olympus LS-10

Shure mic
Pop filter
Mic stand
Tascam Audio Recorder

 

Professional audio recording equipment

This equipment will enable you to record and monitor professional level audio.

Amplified Splitter

AT studiophone

Shure wireless mic
Roland Audio Recorder
Amplified Splitter
Studio Headphones




 

Last Edited: 29 August 2014