(Equipment loan is available to current students registered at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus. Students must present valid student ID.)
Canon Power Shot S3-IS
Used for still images. (30-sec. video option-poor quality)
Point-and-shoot with multiple setting options.
Download to computer via memory card reader or USB.
Highest resolution - 6 Megapixils
Power: powered with 4-AA batteries
Flip Mino HD Mini digital camcorder
Pocket-sized camcorder records up to 60 minutes of HD-quality
video (1280 x 720 resolution, 30 fps).
Easy download to computer via USB.
Power: unit charges when connected to a computer via USB
Sony HDD digital camcorder
The video camcorder's built-in hard drive records up to 10 hours of wide-screen
Still image capture at 6.1 meg. and up to 2800 x 2100 res.
Easy USB transfer to PC. On-campus loan available.
Power: AC adapter recharges the lithium battery
Canon Vixia HF10 HD camcorder
Records HD (1920 x 1080i) video to hard drive or memory card. Audio input for use with lavalier microphone set. On-campus loan available.
Power: AC adapter recharges the 2-3 hr lithium battery
Canon ZR60 mini-DV camcorder
Records Standard Definition (420 x 360) video on mini-DV tape (not supplied). Audio input for use with lavalier microphones. Camera has 18x optical zoom and image stabilization.
Power: AC adapter recharges 1-hour lithium battery
SanDisk MicroMate Card Reader
Transfer digital still and video files from SD flash memory cards. May be used with adapter for cell-phone sd cards (not supplied).
On-campus loan available
Lexar USB 2.0 multi-card reader
Transfer files from your camera, camcorder, mp3 player or PDA to computer. Compatible with SD, xD-Picture, Memory stick Pro Duo, M card, Smart Media Card. Memory Stick Pro, Compact Flash I/II.
On-campus loan available
Samsung Wireless Lavalier Microphones
Video camera microphones for use with the Canon Vixia HD or Canon SD mini-DV camcorders.
Includes transmitter, receiver, cables and headphones. Two sets with separate channels available for interview recording. On-campus loan available.
Power: powered with 9v batteries
Still camera tripod.
Video camcorder tripod and case.
iPod Voice Recorder
Creates voice recordings which can be copied to a computer. Audio files can then be e-mailed, uploaded to websites, and/or used to transcribe notes.
Power: USB connector charges unit while connected to a computer
iPod Voice Recorder w/lapel mic
Best suited for recording lectures, speeches, presentations. Creates voice recordings which can be copied to a computer. Audio files can then be e-mailed, copied to a computer. Audio files can then be e-mailed uploaded to websites, and/or used to transcribe notes.
Power: USB connector charges unit connected to a computer
A direct plug n' play mic that connects to either a Mac or PC via USB offers switchable mic patterns for a variety of recording applications.
Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000. Record live video directly into windows pc/laptop. Suitable for web conferencing and live chat. USB connection.
PC headset with microphone and volume control. This mounted microphone will produce better-controlled audio for web conferencing than that produced with a built-in laptop microphone.