Equipment Loan

Student Scanning LaptopEquipment is checked out on a first-come, first-served basis and is only available to currently enrolled students for course- or research-related work.

Equipment can be checked out for a period of 48 hours to 7 days. Once returned, there is a 48 hour wait period before the same type of equipment can be checked out again. There is also a 3 hour checkout option for laptops only that does not include a waiting period upon return.

SMS has a limited supply of QRL (Qualitative Research Lab) Macbook Pro Laptops designed for students in the final phase of graduate research. These laptops are available for term-long checkout and are first-come, first-served.   Upon request, specific software can be installed at the discretion of an SMS Administrator. *With very limited exceptions, all QRL laptops are due on the last day of the term.  SMS does not backup profile information or preserve user data. 

A Special Permission Form is required to access the QRL computers.

All late fees ($25 per day/per kit) are automatically charged to student accounts.

Types of Equipment

Audio Kits

Equipment is checked out on a first-come, first-served basis and is only available to currently enrolled students for course- or research-related work. See the equipment checkout page for details.

Wireless Microphone System: Sony ECW

Sony ECW Microphone and Receiver
  • Sony ECW Microphone
  • Sony ECW Receiver
  • 1/8" -to- 1/8" Audio Cable
  • AAA Batteries(2) - included at checkout

Wireless Microphone System: Sony UTX

Sony UTX Wireless Microphone System
  • Sony UTX Transmitter (30-33 or 62-65 Hz)
  • Sony URX Tuner (30-33 or 62-65 Hz)
  • Lapel Microphone
  • Microphone Clip
  • Windsock
  • Mic Mount
  • 1/8" -to- XLR Audio Cable
  • 1/8" -to- 1/8" Audio Cable
  • AA Batteries(4) - Included at checkout

Digital Audio Recorder: Zoom H2

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  • Zoom H2 Digital Audio Recorder
  • Windscreen
  • Power Cable
  • Stand
  • USB Data Cable
  • AA Batteries - included at checkout

This unit records audio to an SD memory card in .wav or .mp3 format. The audio can be transferred to a computer using the supplied USB Data Cable. 

Additional accessories

Microphones

  • Boom Mic: Audio Technica AT897-Condenser Mic
  • Table Top: Condenser Omni-Directional Boundary Mic
  • Wired: Dynamic Omni-Directional Mic
  • USB Recording Mic: Audio Technica AT2020- Condenser Mic

Logitech USB Computer Mic

Audio Transcriber

XLR Cable

1/8" -to- 1/8" Audio Cable

Mic Stand

Headphones

Cassette Recorders

Camera Accessories

  Wireless Microphone System
ManualSony ECW Microphone and Receiver

-Sony ECW Microphone

-Sony ECW Receiver

-1/8" -to- 1/8" Audio Cable

-*AAA Batteries(2)

*Included at checkout

 


  Wireless Microphone System
ManualSony UTX Wireless Microphone System

-Sony UTX Transmitter (30-33 or 62-65 Hz)

-Sony URX Tuner (30-33 or 62-65 Hz)

-Lapel Microphone

-Microphone Clip

-Windsock

-Mic Mount

-1/8" -to- XLR Audio Cable

-1/8" -to- 1/8" Audio Cable

-*AA Batteries(4)

*Included at checkout


  Tripod
Tripod

-Libec

-Sunpak

-SmithVictor


  Lighting System
Lowell Pro Light

-Lowell Pro Light (3)

-Light Diffuser Lens (3)

-Power Cable (3)

-Light Stand (3)


    Lighting System (Restricted Access)  
Lowell Pro Light

-ID500-v2 LED Studio Light (3)

-Light Stand(3)

-Power Cable (3)

 


 

 


 

  Accessories
Accessories

-Wide Angle Lens (Video)

-Composite A/V Cables

-Component Video Cables

-USB Data Cable

-FireWire Cable

-SD Memory Card (various storage)

-SD Card Reader w/ USB Extender Cable

-Camera Rain Coat



Additional accessories

Microphones

  • Boom Mic: Audio Technica AT897-Condenser Mic
  • Table Top: Condenser Omni-Directional Boundary Mic
  • Wired: Dynamic Omni-Directional Mic
  • USB Recording Mic: Audio Technica AT2020-Condenser Mic

Computers - Dual Boot Laptops

Our 13" Macbook Pro laptops are dual boot systems, so you can run either Mac OS X or Windows 7.

Software Available

Please note that some of the Mac applications require a connection to the Virtual Computing Lab (RemoteApps)

Mac OS X

Windows

Adobe Creative Suite CS4 Office Suite
- Illustrator - Word
- InDesign - PowerPoint
- Photoshop - Excel
- Audition - Outlook
- Dreamweaver Statgraphics Centurion
- Distiller Skype
- Fireworks VPN Access to Campus
- Acrobat Pro  
- Contribute  
- After Effects  
- Flash  
   
Firefox Web Browser  
Cyberduck FTP Client  
XChat IRC Client  
Microsoft Office Suite  
- Excel  
- Powerpoint  
- Outlook  
- Word  
Audacity Audio Editor  
DSS Player  
GarageBand  
Dashcode IDE  
Titanium Studio Mobile App Developer  
Xcode Suite  
Final Cut Pro  
Autodesk Maya  
Autodesk Composite  
Computers available for checkout

Computer Accessories

  • Mouse
  • Macbook Power Adapter *3 hour only
  • Display Output Adapters
    • MiniDisplay -to- VGA
    • MiniDVI -to- VGA
    • DVI -to- VGA
  • VGA Cable
  • DVI Cable
  • USB Cable (various types)

Projectors

Philips ProScreen XGA-LCD Projector

Philips ProScreen 4750-Impact
Manual
  • Philips ProScreen 4750-Impact
  • Clicker
  • Power Cable
  • VGA Cable
  • *Additional adapters available

Hitachi CP-X250 XGA-LCD Projector

Hitachi CP-X250
Manual
  • Hitachi CP-X250
  • Power Cable
  • VGA Cable
  • *Additional adapters available

Hitachi CP-X445 XGA-LCD Projector

Hitachi CP-X445
Manual
  • Hitachi CP-X445
  • Power Cable
  • VGA Cable
  • *Additional adapters available

Still Cameras

Canon EOS Rebel T3 D-SLR

Canon EOS Rebel T3

Manual

Camera rental includes:

  • 18-55mm Lens
  • 75-300mm Lens (not available in all kits)
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Li-ion Battery Charging Unit
  • SD Memory Card
  • USB Data Cable

This camera shoots RAW / JPEG images and HD video and saves data to an SD memory card.

Canon EOS Rebel XS D-SLR

Canon EOS Rebel XS
Manual
  • Canon EOS Rebel XS
  • 18-55mm Lens
  • 75-300mm Lens (not available in all kits)
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Li-ion Battery Charging Unit
  • SD Memory Card
  • USB Data Cable

This camera shoots RAW and JPEG images and saves them to an SD memory card.

Canon Powershot SD1400 Point & Shoot

Canon Powershot SD1400
Manual
  • Canon Powershot SD1400
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Li-ion Battery Charging Unit
  • SD Memory Card
  • USB Data Cable

This camera shoots RAW / JPEG images and HD video and saves data to an SD memory card.

Nikon S9500 Point & Shoot

nikon s9500
Manual
  • Nikon S9500 Camera
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Li-ion Battery Charging Unit
  • SD Memory Card
  • USB Data Cable

This camera shoots RAW / JPEG images and HD video and saves data to an SD memory card.

Video Cameras

PD170

PD170 Video Camera
Manual
  • Power Adapter
  • Power Cable
  • Lens Hood
  • Shotgun Mic
  • Windsock

This is a tape-driven camera and records video to a DV Tape. The video must be transferred to a computer via FireWire Cable to be viewed and manipulated.

PD150

PD150 Video Camera
Manual
  • Power Adapter
  • Power Cable
  • Lens Hood
  • Shotgun Mic
  • Windsock

This is a tape-driven camera and records video to a DV Tape. The video must be transferred to a computer via FireWire Cable to be viewed and manipulated.

Canon HG10 HD Camcorder

HG10 Video Camera
Manual
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Li-ion Battery Charging Unit
  • Power Adaptor
  • Power Cable
  • USB Data Cable

This is a hard drive camera and records video to an internal built-in hard drive. The video must be converted by a software editing program to be viewed and manipulated.

Canon M32 HD Camcorder

M32 HD Camcorder
Manual
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Power Adaptor
  • Power Cable
  • USB Data Cable

This is a hard drive camera and records video to an internal built-in hard drive. The video must be converted by a software editing program to be viewed and manipulated.

Canon HF M500 HD Camcorder

HF M500 Video Camera
Manual
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Power Adaptor
  • Power Cable
  • USB Data Cable
  • SD Memory Card

This is a hard drive camera and records video to an SDHC memory card. The video must be converted by a software editing program to be viewed and manipulated.

Canon HF200 HD Camcorder

HF200 Video Camera
Manual
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Power Adaptor
  • Power Cable
  • USB Data Cable
  • Shotgun Mic
  • Windsock
  • Mic Mount
  • Mic Holder
  • SD Memory Card

This is a hard drive camera and records video to an SDHC memory card. The video must be converted by a software editing program to be viewed and manipulated.

Canon Elura65 DV Cam

Elura65 Video Camera
Manual
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Power Adaptor
  • Power Cable
  • FireWire Cable
  • USB Data Cable
  • SD Memory Card
  • Shotgun Mic
  • Long Windsock
  • Short Windsock
  • Lens Cap

This is a tape-driven camera and records video to a DV Tape. The video must be transferred to a computer via FireWire Cable to be viewed and manipulated.

Sony HC90 HandyCam

HC90 Video Camera
Manual
  • Li-ion Battery
  • Power Adaptor
  • Power Cable

This is a tape-driven camera and records video to a DV Tape. The video must be transferred to a computer via FireWire Cable to be viewed and manipulated.

Sony NX5 Cam (Restricted Access)

NX5 Video Camera
Manual
  • Power Adaptor / Charging Unit
  • Power Cable
  • Battery Power Cable
  • Shotgun Mic
  • Windsock
  • USB Data Cable
  • Lens Hood

This is a hard drive camera and records video to an SDHC memory card. The video must be converted by a software editing program to be viewed and manipulated.

Sony Z1U-HDV (Restricted Access)

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Manual
  • Power Adaptor / Charging Unit
  • Power Cable
  • Battery Power Cable
  • Lens Hood
  • Shotgun Mic (subject to availability)
  • Windsock (subject to availability)

This is a tape-driven camera and records video to a DV Tape. The video must be transferred to a computer via FireWire Cable to be viewed and manipulated.