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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, visit the Course Reserves and select the course RES2014!

    Available Equipment

    Panasonic HC-V720 HD Digital Camcorder

    3D Ready 1MOS with Wi-fi

    • 3D Ready Hi-Definition 1 MOS camcorder, 3″ LCD screen
    • Built-in Wi-Fi, intelligent zoom x50, optical zoom x21, wide 28mm lens, 5.1 channel zoom, gun mic, new wind canceller
    • SD card, NFC,eye-fi compatible, 1/2.3″ (4.14M) effective pixel, balance shot
    • Rental includes camcorder, USB cable and charging cable.


    GoPro Hero3 Camera

    Compact, durable & HD quality video camera

    • Capable of Capturing 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60fps video plus 5MP photos at a rate of 3 photos per second
    • Waterproof housing is rated to a depth of 197 ft.
    • 1050mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery, charging via USB
    • Rental includes GoPro camera, waterproof housing, chest harness, mounting screw and USB cable.


    Canon T5i Camera

    18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, 14-bit A/D conversion, ISO 100-12800 for shooting from bright to dim light and high performance DIGIC 5 Image Processor for exceptional image quality and speed.

    • EOS Full HD Movie mode with Movie Servo AF
    • High-speed continuous shooting up to 5.0 fps
    • Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor II
    • Multi Shot Noise Reduction provides outstanding noise reduction
    • Rental includes camera, USB cable, battery and charger.


    Audio Zoom ZH1

    Handy Portable Digital Audio Recorder

    • Stereo X/Y mic configuration captures perfect stereo images
    • Same frequency and SPL handling as popular Zoom H2
    • Records Broadcast WAV (BWF) at 96kHz/48kHz/44.1kHz at 16-bit or 24-bit
    • Records MP3 from 48 to 320kbps for maximum recording time
    • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
    • Rental includes recorder, lavalier mic, tabletop tripod, windscreen and USB cable.


    NOTE: Tripods also available at Library Services Desk for checkout.

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