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Equipment to Borrow

Equipment to Borrow

Multimedia equipment is available for UMass Amherst students to borrow for use on class projects. The equipment can be checked out from the Digital Media Lab info desk. It must be returned to the same location during staffed hours. The equipment listed below is available for 3-day loan periods.

Equipment Borrowing Policies

Digital Media Lab Hours

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Video Equipment:

 Canon Vixia HF M300

Canon Vixia HF R300 Video Camera
Record in AVCHD or MP4 format to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card.

check availability | quick guide | manual

 

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Pearstone VT-2100 Tripod
Fluid head and adjustable pan handle angle.

check availability | quick guide

 

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Lowel DV Creater Light Kit
Includes:
1950 Total Watts
Rifa E55, Omni-, Tota-, Pro-lights
120V Bulbs, Barndoors, Umbrella
Gel Frames, Gels, Flag, Stands

not yet available

 

 

 Microphones:

Pearstone Lav Mic

Pearstone OLM-10 Lav Microphone
Omnidirectional pick up pattern. Stereo mini connector splits the mic signal for dual mono operation. When plugged into the external mic input, the signal is recorded on both the left and right sides.

check availability | quick guide

JobyPod Tripod

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Shure SM58 Handheld Microphone
Built-in pop filter, unidirectional cardioid pickup pattern isolates source material while minimizing background noise.

not yet available | product info

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Shure FP Wireless Handheld
Built-in pop filter, unidirectional cardioid pickup pattern isolates source material while minimizing background noise.

check availability | quick guide

Samson USB mic

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Samson Go Mic USB Microphone
Due to its custom compact design, the Go Mic is able to clip directly onto your laptop or sit unobtrusively on your desk. Fully compatible with a Mac or PC, with no drivers required.

check availability | quick guide

Snowball ICE USB mic

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Snowball ICD USB Microphone
Its custom condenser capsule with cardioid pattern offers crystal clear audio. Great for use with the portable sound booth.

check availability | quick guide

 

 

Audio Recorders:

zoom kit

 

ZOOM H1 Recorder + Accessories
Records high-quality WAV and MP3 files onto a microSD card. It has a stereo X/Y microphone and has a built-in speaker.

check availability | quick guide | manual

Olympus LS-10

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Olympus LS 10 Recorder + Accessories
2 GB of internal flash memory that can be supplemented using the SD card slot for expanded capacity. Has three recording formats.

check availability | quick guide | FAQ

Olympus LS-10

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Tascam DR-07 Recorder + Accessories
Variable-Speed Audition – which changes playback speed without affecting pitch – and looping are also available during playback for transcription or for learning new music.

check availability | manual

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Roland 05 Audio Recorder
The R-05 will auto-set the best recording level and split your songs automatically. You can record a premium WAV file at the same time that you record an MP3.

check availability | manual | video tutorial

 

 

Accessories:

Memory Card Kit

 

SD Memory Card Kit + Cables
Contains: 16 GB SD memory card, USB card reader, Firewire cable.

check availability

AT studiophone

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AudioTechnica ATH-M40fs Headphone
These headphones offer flat, extended frequency response for professional studio monitoring.

check availability

JobyPod Tripod

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Joby GP3 GorillaPod Tripod
Flexible tripod designed for audio recorders, cell phones, cameras or camcorders weighing less than 6.6 pounds. 

check availability

JobyPod Tripod

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Tabletop Mic Stand
For use with Shure SM58 Microphone.

not yet available

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 Shure Pop Filter
Clamps onto mic stands.

check availability | quick guide

 

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Portable Sound Cube
Place microphone inside the cube for quality sound recording.

check availability | quick guide

 

 

Last Edited: 29 August 2014