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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 equipment desk. It must be returned to the same equipment desk during staffed hours. Equipment returns while the lab is closed can be facilitated at the Circulation Reserves desk in the Learning Commons. The equipment listed below is available for 3-day loan periods. Equipment marked for in-lab use may be checked out for 3 hours.

 

Video Equipment

dml vixia

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

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dml tripod

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

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Canon Powershot G16

Canon Powershot G16 Camera
Take professional images with this ultra portable point-and-shoot camera.

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GoPro Hero4

GoPro Hero4 Camera
Take HD and 4K video and stills, live stream images wirelessly to your smartphone.

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dml Light Kit

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

Available for use in our Green Screen Rooms 

 

Microphones

dml 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.

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dml shure handheld mic

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

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dml samson usb go mic

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.

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 dml snowball mic

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

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Audio Recorders

dml h1 zoom access

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.

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zoom h2n

Zoom H2N Recorder
Record high-quality WAV and MP3 files. 5 built-in microphones and 4 recording modes.

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dml olympus ls10

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.

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dml tascam

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.

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dml roland r05

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.

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Storage

dml sd card kit

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

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DVDburn 

8x External USB Optical Drive
This DVD drive can read/write CD/DVDs disks

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lacie external hard drive

LaCie 500 GB Firewire External Hard Drive
Save your project and work across multiple computers. 2 Partitions, use on both Mac and PC.

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USB Flash Drive

USB Flash Drive
Quickly save and transfer files between multiple computers.

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Accessories 

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AudioTechnica ATH-M40fs Headphone
These headphones offer flat, extended frequency response for professional studio monitoring.  *For in-lab use only.  

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Panasonic Headphones

Panasonic RP-HTX7 Headphones
Stylish headphones lets you work to your own soundtrack. *For in-lab use only.

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Logitech H390 

Logitech H390 USB Headset
Adjustable headband and noise-canceling microphone. *For in-lab use only.

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Headphonesplitter

1/8" Audio Splitter Cable
Two pairs of headphones are combined to the same audio source with this cable. *For in-lab use only.

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BehringerHA400

Behringer HA400 Headphone Splitter/Amplifier
Supports up to four 1/4" inputs with level controls. *For in-lab use only.

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dml tabltop mic stand

Tabletop Mic Stand 
For use with Shure SM58 Microphone. *For in-lab Use Only

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dml shure pop filter

Shure Pop Filter
The item reduces popping sounds such as the sounds of the letters b, p, etc. It clamps onto mic stands and is positioned in front of the microphone.

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dml portable sound cube

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

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Canon LiDE

Canon LiDE 110 USB Color Image Scanner
Scan photos and documents directly to a computer. *For in-lab use only.

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drawing tablet

Wacom Intuos Drawing Tablet & Stylus
Turn your computer into a digital drawing canvas. *For in-lab use only.

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Optoma ML750 Projector

Optoma ML550 Mini Projector
Lightweight and portable projector with HDMI input.

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GrassValley

Grass Valley ADVC110 Analog-Digital Converter
Connect a camera or VHS deck and convert analog footage to digital. Includes firewire cable. *For in-lab use only.

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Presentation Gear

Kensington Kit 

Presentation Kit
Includes Kensington Wireless Clicker and Quartet Laser Pointer for smooth, efficient presentations.

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minidisplaytovga

Mac MiniDisplay to VGA Adapter
Connect your Mac computer to a projector or external monitor. Requires separate VGA Cable.

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Smartphone Accessories

dml joby gorilla pod tripod

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

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RODE Smart Lav

Rode Smartphone Lavalier Microphone
Record high-quality audio directly onto your smartphone.

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selfiestick

iStabilizer Selfie Stick
Step up your selfie game with this extendable pole.

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Pro-Tier Equipment

This equipment is intended for advanced users and will require a tutorial and signature prior to checkout.

canondslr

Canon 60D DSLR Camera
18 megapixel DSLR, focus and exposure control, adjustable LCD viewfinder. Capture full HD stills and video.

Not yet available

 

tascam dr60d

Tascam DR-60D XLR Audio Recorder
Record up to 4 audio channels simultaneously, built in mixer for levels control, can mount to tripod or DSLR.

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zoomh6n 

Zoom H6 XLR Audio Recorder
Four XLR inputs, record up to 6 audio channels at once, color LCD display.

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ntg2boom 

Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Microphone & Boom Pole
Lightweight condenser microphone, can mount to boom pole or camera, includes harness, windscreen, and XLR Cable.

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dml shure handheld wireless mic

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

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Shure FP Wireless Lav 

Shure FP Wireless Lavalier Microphone
Lightweight, durable, and easy to sync wireless lav mic for increased range of motion.

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portablegs

Impact Collapsible Green Screen
8'x16' portable green screen, easily collapsible, suitable for one or two on-screen subjects.

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Sense3d

Sense Cubify Handheld 3D Scanner
Scan people or objects and create a 3D-printable model. Requires Cubify software.

Not Yet Available