Equipment Checkout

How to Check Out Equipment:

Check items out at the DMC Desk on the first floor.

Patrons must present a valid USF ID to checkout equipment and equipment must be returned within 72 hours.
Some guidelines:

  • Equipment is checked-out on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • If patrons are not active USF students for the current semester, they must present their OASIS class registration for the upcoming semester.
  • The equipment loan period is 3 days, and is due back 15 minutes before the DMC closes on that day.
    • There is a late fee of $5 per hour, per item, if patrons do not return equipment on time.
  • There will be no checkouts in the 15 minute period before the DMC closes.
  • Patrons may only check out one type of device at a time (one Canon T5i, one Zoom Audio Recorder, etc).
  • No renewals are allowed; there is a 24 hour waiting period for an additional request for the same item type.
  • All equipment and its components must be present at return, otherwise they will not be checked back in.
    • If an item is returned and there is a component of the bag missing, damaged, lost, or stolen, the patron will be held responsible for the costs of the equipment.
  • Students, faculty, 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.
  • The library will determine the replacement, repair, and processing charges should the equipment be lost, stolen or damaged, to be applied to the student’s account.
  • Overdue items will be considered lost; replacement and processing charges may be applied to the student’s account. This may result in denial of library borrowing privileges, including future checkouts of DMC equipment.

Available Equipment

Photo / Video


Sony FDR-AX100 4K Ultra HD Camcorder

Loan includes camcorder, 64GB SD memory card, shoe adapter, USB transfer cable and charging cable.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Digital Camera

Loan includes camera, 16GB SD memory card, USB transfer cable and battery charger.

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Canon T5i
Digital Camera

Loan includes camera, 16GB SD memory card, USB transfer cable and charging cable/adapter.

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Canon T7i
Digital Camera

Loan includes camera, 32GB SD memory card, USB transfer cable and charging cable/adapter.

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Ricoh Theta S Spherical VR Digital Camera

Loan includes Ricoh Theta 360 digital camera, USB transfer cable
and hard case.

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Panasonic HC-V720 HD Digital Camcorder

Loan includes camcorder, 16GB SD memory card, USB transfer cable and charging cable.

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BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Loan includes camera, 64GB SD memory card, USB transfer cable and charging cable.
NOTE: This camera is solely designed for recording video. For photographic needs, check out our
Canon Rebel T5i Camera.

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Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 Digital Camera

Loan includes camera, 32GB SD memory card, USB transfer cable and charging block.

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GoPro Hero 4 Silver Camera

Loan includes GoPro, 32GB microSD memory card, waterproof housing and USB transfer/charging cable.
NOTE: Standard GoPro Hero, Hero 3+ Black, and Hero 6 camera also available for checkout.

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GoPro 4 Silver
GoPro HERO3+
GoPro Camera
GoPro Hero 6

Lenses


All of our lenses are only compatible with Canon EF-S and EF lens mounts. They cannot be used on other cameras without an appropriate adapter mount.

Canon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM EF-S

A step up from the standard 18-55mm Canon lens, this zoom lens is useful for a wide variety of purposes.

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Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS EF

A near-silent telephoto zoom lens, the Canon 70-300mm is fantastic for all your long range needs.

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Canon 60mm f/2.8 Macro EF-S

Handy to have for portraiture, this prime lens is also great for close-up shots.

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Canon 50mm f/1.8 EF

This prime lens is fantastic for portraits, with a very wide aperture of f/1.8.

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Canon 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 EF-S

A wide-angle zoom lens ideal for landscape photography, as well as night photography.

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Audio


Zoom H1 Handy Portable Audio Recorder

Loan includes recorder, soft case, lavalier mic, mini tripod, windscreen and USB cable.

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Rode VideoMic GO Shotgun Microphone

Loan includes microphone, windscreen, and 3.5mm audio cable. Windsock variant also available.

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Saramonic Wireless
Microphone Kit

Loan includes receiver, belt-pack transmitter, and lavalier microphone. Will connect to any 3.5mm input.

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Tascam DR-05
Audio Recorder

Loan includes recorder, 4GB MicroSD, and USB trasnfer cable.

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Snowball Blue
Microphone

Loan includes microphone, USB cable, shock mount, and tripod.

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Tablets/Drawing


Wacom Intuos Art Medium

Lightweight and portable tablet to draw onto your computer screen! Requires driver install from Wacom’s website.

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Wacom Cintiq 27QHD

The Cintiq is perfect for artists who want to draw directly onto a canvas. It is supported by programs such as Clip Studio Paint and Adobe Photoshop.
This is only available inside the DMC lab during operating hours.

Accessories


Joby Gorillapod

A small, bendable tripod that screws onto a standard camera mount.

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Bolt VM-160 LED Macro Ring Light

Loan includes Bolt Ring Light, as well as clear, frosted, blue, and amber diffusers, lens adapters, and a tripod mount.

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Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT DSLR Flash

Loan includes Canon Speedlite, soft case, tripod mount, and diffuser.

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GoPro WiFi Remote

Loan includes Wifi Remote and USB charging cable.

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GoPro Suction Cup Mount

Loan includes suction mount, and mounting screw.

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GoPro Accessory Pack

Includes Head Mount, Chest Mount, and Tripod Adapter

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Impact 32″ Collapsible Reflector
(White/Silver)

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Raya 5-in-1 42″ Collapsible Reflector
(White/Silver/Gold/Black/Diffuser)

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Revo SR-1000 Shoulder Rig

A lightweight stabilizer useful for videography, and attaches to the universal camera mount.

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Vanguard VEO Monopod

A handy and useful monopod mount for videography, and attaches to the universal camera mount.

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