The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Equipment

 

DML provides patrons a reduced selection of pro-tier items to borrow at the fall 2020;To borrow those equipment, please fill out the reserve form down below. 

Click here to reserve production equipment 

Important Information Regarding Equipment Borrowing and Returns:

  • Before arriving for your designated equipment pickup appointment, please review the Libraries’ Instructions for Contactless Pickup of Library Materials Page, which provides guidance on our process for ensuring safety during the Contactless Pickup and return process.
  • The loan period for DML equipment is 7 days. 
  • Please bring your UMass-ID (U-card) with you when you come for your scheduled equipment pickup appointment.
  • You will receive an email when the equipment is  ready, with a link to schedule a pickup appointment. Pick up appointments are available in 15-minute increments, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m, Monday-Friday. 

 

Equipment Catalog

Canon VIXIA Camcorder

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Canon VIXIA Camcorder

This consumer camcorder is a great option for people who want to record high-quality video but don’t have a lot of advanced technical knowledge in the field of videography. For more advanced shooting options and for shooting in extremely low light, you may want to try a Canon DSLR camera.

Kit Includes:
Canon VIXIA HF R300 or R400 Camcorder, Battery, Power Adapter, Camera Bag, Bag Strap

Features:
Records HD video onto an SD card (not included) 
Save recordings in AVCHD or MP4 formats
10x optical zoom
LCD touchscreen display
1/8” (3.5 mm) input and output for recording and monitoring audio

Tip: 
Use with a lavalier microphone or audio recorder for best audio capture

SD Memory Card Kit 16GB

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SD Memory Card Kit 16GB

Kit Includes:
16GB SD Card, Delkin Card Reader, and USB Cable

Features:
Record media onto memory card
16GB storage = 90-120 mins of video depending on settings
Transfer data to a computer with included card reader

Tripod

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Tripod

Kit Includes:
Tripod, Tripod Plate, Tripod Bag

Features:
Supports up to 9 lbs
Two-stage leg design for height adjustment
Leveler bubble to ensure tripod is on level surface

 

 

 

DML Staffed Hours - Spring Semester

VR/ Media Production

Sunday-Thursday 12-10pm
Friday & Saturday 12-6pm
3D Printing
Regular Hours 
Monday-Friday 12-5pm
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

 

 

Contact Us

Email:  dml@library.umass.edu
Phone: 413-545-6258

Digital Media Lab
W.E.B. Du Bois Library, 3rd Floor
University of Massachusetts Amherst
154 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003