Equipment & Software--Digital Scholarship Lab: Equipment

Laptops

 

 

  • 10 HP Elitebook 8570p laptops are available for 4-hour checkout. Laptops may be renewed when at least three units are available.
  • A number of office and productivity applications have been pre-installed.

For a full list of programs see here

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  • 16 MacBook Pro laptops are available for 4-hour checkout. Laptops may be renewed when at least three units are available.
  • A number of office and productivity applications have been pre-installed, including Audacity, Handbrake, and iLife.  The Macbooks with the yellow case also have Adobe CC.

For a full list of programs see here

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Video Cameras

Canon Vixia HF S30

  • Microphone input. An optional handheld or lavaliere microphone may also be checked out, please ask for it when checking out the camera.
  • 3.0" Touch Panel LCD
  • Can record up to 12 hours of high definition video to the 32 GB internal flash drive
  • 24p & 30p Frame Modes
  • Captures video at 1920 x 1080 resolution

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Canon Vixia

  • 1920 x 1080 HD Recording
  • 32GB Internal Flash Drive
  • 2 x SD Memory Card Slots
  • Canon 1/2.6" 8.59MP Full HD CMOS Sensor
  • 3.5" Touch Panel LCD Screen
  • Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens
  • Dynamic SuperRange Optical Stabilization
  • 0.27" Electronic Viewfinder
  • Headphone and Microphone Connections
  • Built-In 8.0MP Digital Camera

• 1920x1080 Full HD Recording w/5.3MP still image capture
• 8GB1 embedded Flash Memory for up to 3 hours of recording
• Back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS sensor for low-light video
• SteadyShot® image stabilization w/ Active Mode
• 25x Optical/30x Extended Zoom
• 2.7” touch-screen Clear Photo LCD™ display (230K)
• Built-in USB cable
• Event Browse groups video/stills by events automatically
• Direct Copy to external HDD without PC13
• Large caliber speakers

  • Storage Media: SD / SDHC / SDX
  • Image Sensor  Sensor Size: 1/3.2"
  • No. of Pixels: 5MP (Effective Pixel: 0.921MP)
  • Lens F No.1.8 ~ 4.9
  • Optical Zoom  52x
  • Focal Length: 2.1 - 109.2mm (35mm Conversion 35.3 - 1836mm)
  • Device Type: LCD

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  • Built in touch display
  • Can record in 1080p60 and 720p120 video
  • built in WiFi for support with the GoPro app
  • comes with a head strap and a GoPro stick is available for check out as well

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Tripods

 

 

  •  Tripod With 3-Way Pan and Tilt Head
  • Telescoping Legs with Flip-Locks
  • Rapid Center Column
  • Quick-Release Plate with Bubble Level
  • Sure-Grip Rubber Feet
  • Maximum Height of 52" (132.08 cm)
  • Load Capacity of 4.4 lb (2.0 kg)

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  •  A ultra-versatile mini-tripod or grip that can be used with large SLR cameras with zoom lens attached or with camcorders (max. load capacity of 6.6 lb/3 kg).
  • Its three multi-segmented flexible legs can be formed to grip almost any protrusion, be it a branch, doorknob, rock, or uneven surface
  • Each of the joints can bend and rotate 360°, to wrap around objects. The bottom rubber segment on the legs is larger to allow it to be used in the traditional way.

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  • Flexible Legs Grip Trees, Pipes, etc.
  • Supports Up to 2.2 lb
  • Tripod Weighs Just 6 oz
  • Maximum Height is 9.7"
  • Mini Ball Head, with Quick Release
  • Legs Covered with Protective Foam Shell
  • Legs Bend 360 Degrees
  • Sure-Grip Rubber Feet for Stability
  • Ideal for Point-and-Shoot Cameras
  • Compatible with Pocket Video Cameras
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Digital Cameras

  • 12.1 megapixels CMOS sensor
  • 20x optical zoom 20mm wide angle lens
  • 3.0 in LCD monitor
  • Wi-Fi certified

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  • 15x optical zoom
  • 3.0 in LCD monitor
  •  SD memory slots

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iPads

  • iPads are available for 1-day checkout or weeklong check out. iPads may be renewed when at least three units are available.
  • When renewing iPad a different one must be checked out.
  • A host of office and productivity applications have been pre-installed.
  • An optional keyboard can be checked out with the iPad too. If interested, please ask for the keyboard upon checkout.

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  • Maps
  • iTunes U
  • Google Maps
  • Photo Booth
  • Camera
  • Photos
  • iMovie
  • Garadeband
  • Trailers
  • Smithsonian
  • IMDb
  • Flixster
  • NY Times Crosswords
  • Netflix
  • Hulu Plus
  • Pandora
  • Game Center
  • Music
  • Videos
  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • Find Friends
  • IM+
  • AMRC
  • Twitter
  • Skype
  • Wordpress
  • FaceTime
  • Snapseed
  • TWC
  • AccuWeather
  • iBooks
  • eTextBooks
  • Nook
  • Kindle
  • BlueFire Reader
  • Inkling
  • Google Play Books
  • Box
  • SkyDrive for Business
  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • Google Hangouts
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Dictation
  • Calendar
  • Notes (PaperPort)
  • Prezi
  • UPAD Lite
  • Notes
  • WexEx
  • AnyConnect
  • GoToMeeting
  • Mail
  • Reminders
  • Messages
  • Youtube
  • Vimeo
  • Adobe Voice
  • Find iPhone
  • App Store
  • Clock
  • Contacts
  • Settings
  • iTunes
  • Keynote
  • Google Quickoffice
  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • EMD PTE
  • Dictionary
  • Google Earth
  • Google Translate
  • Wikipanion
  • Science360
  • World's Fair (Biblion)
  • Library (mango)
  • iTranslate
  • Google
  • iSource (APA) 
  • iSource (MLA) 
  • WolframAlpha
  • neu.Annotate (neu.Annotate+ PDF)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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Audio Recorders

 

 

 

  • Recording Format: WAV (Quantization: 16/24bit, Sampling Frequency: 44.1/48/96kHz), MP3 (Bit Rate: 48/56/64/80/96/112/128/160/192/224/256/320kbps/VBR, Sampling Frequency: 44.1kHz)
  • Records to an SD/SDHC card
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed transfer
  • Mac and PC compatible
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Microphones

  • The snowball mic is a USB mic that will work with most computers.  
  • It comes with a reflective stand to cut down on echo.
  • It is ideal for recording podcasts, voiceover, or interviews
  • This is 4 hour check out meant to be used in conjunction with the Digital Media Editing room
 

 

  • CAN ONLY BE USED WITH THE CANON VIXIA
  • HOW-TO Guide for Using with Canon Vixia
  • Ideal for capturing audio from someone with minimal background noise
  • Four-stage pop and dust filter Internal shock absorbed 

 

 

  • CAN ONLY BE USED WITH THE CANON VIXIA
  • Ideal for capturing audio from someone with minimal background noise
  • Small and lightweight for unobtrusive, virtually unseen operation
  • Smooth exterior and recessed grille screen minimize clothing noise
  • Two mounting options -- tie clasp or tie tack
  • Convenient, secure belt clip attaches connector to belt or clothing



 

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  • Ideal for recording voice overs for PowerPoints or videos
  • Plug and play USB connectivity with Mac and PC
  • Self-loading driver software provides full access to accessing and configuring headset parameters
  • Self-adjusting headband fits virtually any head size
  • Thick around-ear cushions for comfort and noise isolation
  • Flexible gooseneck mic with noise compensation
  • Volume control and mic muting built-in



 

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Other equipment

External hard drives are incredibly helpful to any media project. Our external HDs are dual formatted for Mac and PC, and available for check-out on the 3-day media loan.

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SD card readers circulate on a 3-day media loan.

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We offer a variety of cables and the adaptors to connect laptops to the study rooms. 

We also have Ethernet cables

All cables and adaptors are 4-hour checkouts

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  • 6 Mini USB chargers
  • 3 Apple 30pin chargers
  • 6 Apple Thunder port chargers

          All chargers provide 2.1 AMPs to charge both phones and tablets. 

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Koss Headphones are available for 1-day loan. Please check at the Information Desk or Digital Media Reserves.

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