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About the Equipment loan program

With support from the Department of Information Technology and the New Media Studio, the AOK Library is excited to launch the Equipment Loan Program. This program provides the UMBC community with access to audio and video recording equipment suitable for a variety of projects.  All equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please take a moment to read the Equipment Loan Policies page for detailed information about the program. 

The equipment listed below is available at the Library Media desk on the 2nd floor of the Library.


Available Equipment

Video & Photography:


Canon Rebel T3i DSLR Camera includes an 18 megapixel sensor allowing it to capture beautiful, high resolution JPEG, RAW, and RAW+JPEG images and also records full-HD video at 1920x1080/30p/24p, among other frame-rate options. The T3i kit also features a top-loading camera bag designed for DSLRs, a 16GB SD card, attached UV filter and lens cap holder, rechargable battery, the necessary cords/cables and our Quick-Start Guide and instruction manual.

2 Canon Rebel T3i DSLR Cameras are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click to read the Quick-Start Guide

Click to read the Instruction Manual



Canon VIXIA HD Camcorder features a 3.28 megapixel censor and records full-HD 1920x1080p video directly to an SD card. The HF R400 also employs a genuine Canon HD video lens with 53x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization with improved Dynamic Image Stabilization. For easy recording and instant playback, there's a 3" touch panel LCD as well. Included in the kit is a 32GB SD card, the necessary cables/cords and our Quick-Start Guide and instruction manual.

5 Canon VIXIA HD Camcorders are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Click to read the Quick-Start Guide

Click to read the Instruction Manual


Manfrotto MKC3-H01 Tripod is designed for those times when space and weight are of primary concern. Peopleon-the-go will appreciate this featherweight 2.54 lb five section tripod which supports up 3.31 lb and rises to a height of 5.05’ with the column extended, while breaking down to only 18” to fit easily in your bag. Leg angles can be lengthened or shortened quickly via the flip lever leg locks. The integrated quick release grip head has a large ergonomic, locking, fast-action handle a front tilt of 0° / +90°, a lateral tilt of -90° / +90° and a panning range of 360°.

3 Manfrotto MKC3-H01 Tripods are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Click to read the Instruction Manual



Audio Recording:


ZOOM H4n Recorder features true X/Y stereo mics with selectable recording patterns. It can record up to 4 channels of audio, with rates up to 24-bit/96kHz. XLR/TRS combo inputs let you connect a variety of gear. The recorder also features a built-in speaker and a 3.5mm output for connecting external speakers. A USB 2.0 port makes it easy to transfer files to a Mac or PC, or use the H4n as a live audio interface. It has a backlit LCD for easy control, and can operate on AA batteries, USB power, or wall power for versatility. The kit includes a 16GB SD card, batteries, the necessary cables/cords, stand adapter, windshield and our Quick-Start Guide and instruction manual.

2 ZOOM H4n Recorders are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Click to read the Quick-Start Guide

Click to read the Instruction Manual



Other Equipment Available:


BenQ Joybee GP1 Portable Projector is a palm-sized projectector that comes in at 1.4lbs and can project media up to 80 inches in size. Plug it into either a PC or a USB drive and present slide presentations, photos and videos. For video playback, we suggest plugging the projector into a PC. The included remote allows you to control the GP1 from across the room (especially helpful for presentations and photo slideshows). Note: with the included cables, this projector does not connect to Macintosh products.

2 BenQ Portable Projectors are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

 Click to read the Instruction Manual




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