Borrow Equipment

Video, audio, and photography equipment are available for a maximum 3-day check-out period. Professional equipment must be reserved at least 24 hours before the requested pick-up time. All other equipment are available on a walk-in basis for check-out or in-house use. Most electronic equipment accrues fines at a rate of $20 per day, while smaller or peripheral items accrue fines at a rate of $5 per day.

Equipment required for research or off-campus programs is available for long-term use. Please send an email to Jones.Media.Center@dartmouth.edu to find out if your project is eligible for long-term equipment.

Equipment available for checkout (http://dartgo.org/jmc-equipment-request)

Digital Video Camera

Vixia camera

Canon Vixia HD Video Camera

The Vixia HD cameras produce a high quality image and allow for greater user control such as recording quality, white balance, and other adjustments.

Available at the Media Services desk or 
Click to request or reserve.
Watch the Vixia Training Video


Sports/Action Video Camera

GoPro Hero4 Silver camera

GoPro HERO4 Silver Edition

GoPro cameras are rugged, versatile cameras created to capture action sports.

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Audio Recorder

Olympus LS-12 Audio Recorder

Olympus LS-12 Audio Recorder

The LS-12 is a pocket-sized digital recorder recommended for projects that require professional sound quality. With linear PCM (.WAV) recording capabilities at sampling rates of up to 24bit/96kHz, the LS-12 captures sound in extra-high quality.

Available at the Media Services desk or 
Click to request or reserve.


High Quality Digital Still Camera

Lumix_ZS60

Lumix DMC-ZS60

The Lumix DMC-ZS60 is a compact professional digital photo camera that comes with AVCHD 4K HD movie recording capability, a 30x optical zoom, and built-in GPS.

Available at the Media Services desk or 
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Video Projector

Viewsonic Projector

Viewsonic PJD7820HD Projector

The Viewsonic PJD7820HD Projector is a lightweight, vivid, high-definition projector, perfect for projecting movies from a DVD player or the screen from your laptop computer.

Available at the Media Services desk or 
Click to request or reserve.


Equipment for Professionals (available by online request only)

Audio Recorders

Olympus LS-100 audio recorder

Olympus LS-100 Audio Recorder

The LS-100 is a digital recorder recommended for projects that require professional sound quality and control.

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marantz pmd661

Marantz PMD 661 Audio Recorder

The Marantz PMD 661 is a professional audio recorder that is recommended for recordings that require the use of external microphones, such as interviews using a hand-held microphone, recording live music with professional microphones, or recording a line-level signal from a sound board.

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DSLR Cameras

Canon 6D DSLR Camera

Canon Rebel T5i DSLR Camera

The Canon Rebel T5i is a full-featured DSLR camera that features high-quality imagery in a package that is easy-to-use, whether for still photography or full HD video.

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Canon 6D DSLR Camera

Canon 6D DSLR Camera

The Canon EOS 6D is a professional DSLR photo camera with outstanding photo and video recording capabilities.

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Video Cameras

Canon XF-100 Video Camera

Canon XF-100 Video Camera

The Canon XF-100 is a professional quality HD video camera designed for uses where sound and image quality are particularly important. Expect to use external microphones with this camera.

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Canon XF-305 Video Camera

Canon XF-305 Video Camera

The Canon XF-305 is our newest professional quality HD video camera designed for uses where sound and image quality are particularly important. Expect to use external microphones with this camera.

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Other Gear

Mobile Videography Kit

Mobile Videographer Kit for Smartphones and GoPro

The mobile videographer kit makes it easier to shoot professional video with your smartphone or a GoPro camera, complete with external lighting and microphone.

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iPad Road Studio

iPad Road Studio

This portable recording studio features everything you need to capture professional audio on the go. Whether you're recording music, a podcast or just a voiceover recording, the iPad Road Studio can help you succeed.

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Aputure LED Light Kit

Aputure LED Light Kit

This portable 3-light kit (2x flood, 1x spot) is ideal for location and studio work. The kit comes with 2 sets of warming filters, white diffusion to soften the light and orange conversion to change the color temperature from 5500K (Daylight) to 3200K (Tungsten). A softbox and two remotes for wireless brightness control are also included. The three air-cushioned Impact light stands (13', 10', 9'6'') have a 1/4" threaded top for small to medium light fixtures (8lbs max).

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Fiilex 301 3-Light P360 LED Kit

Fiilex 301 3-Light P360 LED Kit

The Fiilex P360 is a professional-grade LED light kit that is ideal for studio video/photography projects. The kit is restricted to use in the Innovation Studio and can be setup by itself or as supplementary lighting. The kit includes 3 LED light heads (3000-5600K) with barndoors as well as a softbox.

The Fiilex light kit may only be used in the Jones Media Center's Innovation Studio. Email Jones.Media.Center@dartmouth.edu to request.


Akai Midi Keyboard

Akai Midi Keyboard

The new MPK mini is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With an array of hardware controls, MPK mini lets you record, compose, and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes.

Available at the Media Services desk or 
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Smooth-3 Smartphone Stabilizer

Smooth-3 Smartphone Stabilizer

The Smooth-3 Smartphone Stabilizer makes it easy to get motion and tracking shots while shooting with a smartphone.

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SmallHD 5-inch FOCUS Monitor

SmallHD 5” FOCUS Monitor

The SmallHD FOCUS is a 5” DSLR monitor with a bright display, convenient mounting, and professional software tools including focus assist, waveforms, pixel zoom, false color, and more.

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24mm T1.5 Rokinon Cine DS Lens

24mm T1.5 Rokinon Cine DS Lens

This ultra-lightweight prime lens provides complete manual control with focus and aperture rings. The 24mm focal length produces an ultra wide-angle image.

Include request when reserving to use JMC DSLR cameras.


35mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens

35mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens

This ultra-lightweight prime lens provides complete manual control with focus and aperture rings. Its shorter focal length produces a wide-angle image.

Include request when reserving to use JMC DSLR cameras.


50mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens

50mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens

This ultra-lightweight prime lens provides complete manual control with focus and aperture rings. Its 50mm focal length produces a standard image.

Include request when reserving to use JMC DSLR cameras.


85mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens

85mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens

This ultra-lightweight prime lens provides complete manual control with focus and aperture rings. Its 85mm focal length produces a close, portrait image.

Include request when reserving to use JMC DSLR cameras.


Shure LensHopper

Shure LensHopper

Intended for use with DSLR cameras and HD camcorders, the Shure LensHopper shotgun microphone uses digital flash recording/playback via MicroSD to capture high-fidelity audio. The microphone has a dedicated headphone output for real-time monitoring.

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RødeLink Filmmaker

RødeLink Filmmaker

The RØDELink wireless lavalier microphone features simple pairing between transmitter and receiver, three-level gain control, and a connection range of up to 300 ft. The kit automatically monitors and moves between frequencies to maintain the strongest possible signal.

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Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6

Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6

The Komplete Audio 6 is a 6-channel bus powered USB audio interface with four analog inputs and outputs, digital in/out, and MIDI capability. The interface enables flexible monitoring with an independent headphone level control and source switch.

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MOVO PM20-S Microphone

MOVO PM20-S Microphone for Smartphones

The MOVO PM20-S dual-headed lavalier microphone is compatible with all types of smartphones and tablets. The system combines two separate microphone heads into one 3.5mm cable, making it ideal for recording two-person interviews.

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E-Image ES-50 Slider

E-Image ES-50 Slider

The ES-50 Slider allows for smooth panning motions and can be used on any flat surface as well as mounted to a tripod.

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UltraLight Teleprompter

UltraLight Teleprompter

The UltraLight teleprompter kit is quick and easy to assemble. You can use the teleprompter with your own device (smartphones, iPads, and Tablets up to 10.9") or request a Jones Media Center iPad with teleprompter software installed.

The teleprompter kit may only be used in the Jones Media Center's Innovation Studio. Email Jones.Media.Center@dartmouth.edu to request.


Zhiyun-Tech Crane v2

Zhiyun-Tech Crane v2 for DSLRs

The Crane v2 is a 3-axis handheld gimbal stabilizer for DSLR and mirrorless cameras weighing up to 3.9 lb. It allows for 360° rotation along all three axes and offers button-powered, continuous rotation along the pan axis.

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Videogame Consoles

XBox One

XBox One

Available at the Media Services desk or 
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Xbox One S

Xbox One S

Available at the Media Services desk or 
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WiiU

Wii U

Available at the Media Services desk or 
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PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4

Available at the Media Services desk or 
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Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

Available at the Media Services desk or 
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PlayStation 3

PlayStation 3

Available at the Media Services desk or 
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Specialty Equipment

Hard drives

  • Hard drives are available to patrons working on video editing projects. Hard drives may be signed out for up to 7 days. Hard drives for assigned course media projects can be loaned for the term.

Microphones

Sony HD video deck

  • Import high definition (HD) footage from miniDV tape with the SONY HD video deck.

Memory Card Reader

  • The ATech XM-37U USB 3.0 multiformat card reader supports a wide range of flash memory cards, including SD cards, compact flash, memory stick, xD, and microSD cards

Flatbed Scanner

Drawing Tablets

  • Use an electronic drawing tablet to sketch directly into Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign.