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Equipment Available to Borrow

This equipment is available to JCU Students, Faculty and Staff. All loans are for 2 days and items will be checked out through the Grasselli Library system. Equipment can be renewed for an additional two days if there are no pending requests for that item. The fine for overdue equipment is $5 per day. Users will be billed for replacement of the item if it isn't returned in seven days.

We ask that you request an item online. The item will be prepared and you'll receive an email to your JCU email account when the item is available at the Grasselli Circulation Desk. Weekdays, items requested will be available within 24 hrs (usually the same day if the request is made in the morning). Requests made on a weekend will be available on the following Monday.

Walk-in requesting might be available, but can't be guaranteed due to Center staffing schedules, so please plan ahead for your needs.

Equipment can be returned to the Circulation Desk.

Video Recorders

Flip Video UltraHD CamcorderFlip Video UltraHD

This easy to use camcorder can record up to 2 hours of digital video. The mp4 files created can be uploaded to your computer, published to JCUs Bluestream Video, Youtube or burned to a disk. The camera has a built-in USB connector that can connect to your PC or MAC and can install the software your computer will need from its memory. The camera's battery will be recharged while connected to your computer. (10 available) (replacement value=$200)

Flip Video UltraHD Quick Start Guide This is a link to a Portable Document Format (PDF) file
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Request a Flip Video Camcorder

Canon FS11 Digital Video CamcorderCanon FS11 Digital Camcorder Image

This compact digital camcorder can record up to 10 hours of video to its internal flash memory. With the supplied cables and software the video can be downloaded to a computer for viewing or editing. The camera is capable of 2000x digital zoom. An AC adapter that recharges the camera's battery is included.(2 available) (replacement value=$400)

Overview Brochure This is a link to a Portable Document Format (PDF) file
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Request a Canon Digital Video Camcorder

Azden WMS-Pro VHF Wireless Microphone SystemAzden Wireless Microphone

With a range of 250 ft., this kit allows you to use a wireless microphone while yourecord video allowing you to pick up only the subject's voice. The kit comes with two microphones, handheld or lapel, a receiver that attaches to the camera as well as an earphone to monitor the sound. (2 kits available)
Note: These do not work with the Flip Cams.

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Request a Wireless Microphone Kit

Digital Cameras

Canon PowerShot A650 ISCanon PowerShot A650 IS

A 12.1 MegaPixel digital camera with 6x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom with an optical image stabilizer system. The camera can be used in automatic mode and has a number of preset shooting modes. The camera comes with a 32M SD card or the user can use their own card to save photos. (2 available) (replacement value=$400)

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Audio Recorders

Sony ICD-UX70 Audio RecorderSony ICD-UXD70 Audio Recorder

This compact digital voice recorder features convenient direct USB connection and up to 290 hours of crystal clear recording on built-in memory. The unit can record up to 18 hours of mp3 stereo sound. A convenient built-in USB connector allows you to upload the audio files to your computer. Stereo microphones are built in. The user can also attach an external microphone or headphones. (1 available)

Quick Start Guide This is a link to a Portable Document Format (PDF) file This is a link to another web site
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Request a Sony ICD-UZX70 Recorder