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Equipment Checkout

Students must present a valid USF ID to checkout and return equipment within 72 hours. Some guidelines:

  • Equipment is checked-out on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • A student may only check out ONE camera and ONE Audio Recorder at a time.
  • No renewals are allowed; there is a 24 hr. waiting period for an additional request.
  • Overdue fines are $30 per day per item/ maximum $60 fine per item
  • All equipment must be present at check-in.
  • Students and staff are responsible for the equipment they check out. All equipment is inspected by library staff prior to check-out to ensure that it is in good operational condition. Patrons will be charged for any repair or replacement costs incurred for equipment that is returned damaged.
  • To view available equipment, click on the Check Availability button beside each item.

    Available Equipment

    Panasonic HC-V720 HD Digital Camcorder

    • Full HD video recording
    • 21x optical zoom
    • 3″ LCD touchscreen
    • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC

    Rental includes camcorder, 16GB SD memory card, USB cable and charging adapter.

    Panasonic HD Camcorder

    GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Camera

    • Capable of recording 4K video at 15fps, 1080p video at 60fps, and 720p video at 120fps
    • Captures 12MP photos at a rate of 30 photos per second
    • Waterproof housing is rated to a depth of 131 ft.

    NOTE: Standard GoPro Hero camera and Hero 3 camera also available for checkout.

    Rental includes GoPro camera, 64GB micro SD memory card, waterproof housing, chest harness, mounting screw and USB cable.

    GoPro Hero 3+

    Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera

    • 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor
    • Full HD 1080p video with continuous AF
    • 3″ Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD
    • EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens with UV filter

    Rental includes camera, 64GB SD memory card, USB cable, battery and charger.

    Canon T5i

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

    • Super 16mm sized image sensor
    • Records Full HD CinemaDNG RAW
    • 13 stops of dynamic range
    • 3.5″ LCD Display
    • 3.5mm audio input and output

    NOTE: This camera is solely designed for recording video. It is incapable of taking single images and therefore unsuitable for photography. For photographic needs, check out our Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera.

    Rental includes camera, 64GB SD memory card, USB cable and charging adapter.

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

    Zoom H1 Portable Audio Recorder

    • Stereo X/Y mic configuration
    • 3.5mm input and output
    • Backlit LCD display
    • Built-in speaker
    • Records WAV and MP3 up to 24-bit/96kHz

    Rental includes recorder, SD memory card, lavalier mic, tabletop tripod, windscreen and USB cable.

    Zoom H1

    RODE VideoMic Go On-Camera Shotgun Microphone

    • Super cardioid microphone design
    • Lightweight design adds minimal weight to camera
    • Integrated shock-protection system
    • Powered by camera, so no need for external power
    • Rental includes microphone, windscreen, and 3.5mm audio cable

    Rode VideoMic Go

    Joby GorillaPod

    • Flexible tripod designed for digital SLRs or camcorders
    • Compact design fits easily into bags

    Joby GorillaPod

    Joby GorillaPod with CineSkates

    • Joby GorillaPod with ball head and CineSkates wheels
    • Fluid movements capable of producing smooth tracking or arcing shots
    • Supports SLR cameras and camcorders up to 3 lbs.

    Joby GorillaPod with CineSkates

    Revo SR-1000 Shoulder Support Rig

    • Stabilizes the camera for smooth hand-held video
    • Comfortable, lightweight design
    • Reversible, padded shoulder support
    • Fully adjustable

    Shoulder Support Rig

    GoPro Suction Cup Mount

    • Compatible with all GoPro cameras
    • Suction cup mounts easily to flat, non-porous surfaces

    GoPro Suction Cup Mount

    Impact Collapsible Reflector

    • 52″ reflective disc
    • Compact and portable
    • Includes zippered carrying case

    Impact Collapsible Reflector



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