The equipment listed below is available for NU faculty, graduate students and staff. Please see our Equipment Checkout page for information about borrowing equipment from the Digital Collections department.
Canon VIXIA HF S21 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder
Specifications: 64GB Internal Flash Memory, 2 x SD/SDHC Memory Card Slot Eye-Fi Memory Card Compatible, 1/2.6" CMOS Sensor, Canon 10x HD Video Lens 10x Optical Zoom, 3.5" Touch Panel LCD, 0.27" Viewfinder, 8MP Digital Still Capture, Headphone and Microphone Terminals
Accessories: Canon DM-100 Directional Stereo Microphone, Canon Deluxe Tripod 200, Canon VFL-2 Light and Flash for Canon Camcorders, RH5Ma Headphone, Canon BP-827 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, Lowepro Compact AW
Canon VIXIA HF G30 Camcorder
Specifications: Full HD 1920 x 1080p Recording at 60 fps; Canon 2.91MP 1/2.84" HD CMOS Pro Sensor; Canon 20x HD Video Lens (3.67 - 73.4mm); Record in MP4 (35Mbps) or AVCHD (28Mbps); Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slots; Built-in Wi-Fi & Free Movie Uploader App; OLED 3.5" Touch Panel Display & Joystick; Tilt Electronic 0.24" Color Viewfinder; SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization; Advanced Display Features & HDMI Output
Accessories: SanDisk Extremet 64GB SDXC memory card, Canon DM-100 Directional Stereo Microphone, Canon Deluxe Tripod 200, RH5Ma Headphones, Canon Deluxe Backpack 200 EG
Canon EOS 60D DSLR Camera
Specifications: Canon EF-S 18-135mm Lens, 18MP APS-C CMOS Sensor, 1920 x 1080 HD Video Capture, SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot, Vari-Angle Clear View 3.0" Flip-Out LCD, DIGIC 4 Image Processor, 5.3 fps Continuous Shooting, Works with all Canon EF and EF-S Lenses, ISO 6400, HDMI Output to HDTV
Accessories: Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Lens, Canon Deluxe Backpack 200 EG, Eyecup Eb (not shown), Wide Strap EW-EOS 60D, USB Interface Cable IFC-130U, Stereo AV cable AVC-DC400ST, Battery Pack LP-E6, Battery Charger LC-E6, EOS Digital Solution Disc and Instruction Manuals "Great Photography is Easy" Booklet and "Do More with Macro" Booklet (not shown)
Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Microphone Kit
Specifications: Rode NTG-2 shotgun microphone, shockmount and XLR to 1/8" mini cable/transformer for connecting to mini inputs on consumer video gear, super-cardioid polar pattern and line plus gradient acoustic principle minimize audio and noise at the off-axis (sides) of the microphone, powered with an internal 1.5V AA size battery or an external +48 Volt phantom power source, standard 3-pin XLR male connector output, packaged with a microphone stand mount and windscreen.
Accessories: Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Microphone, Universal Shock Mount, Windscreen, Right Angled XLR Cables, Universal Hand Grip, Boompole, Kit Bag
Sennheiser EW-122P G3 Wireless Microphone System
Specifications: Sturdy metal housing (transmitter and receiver), 42MHz bandwidth: 1680 tunable UHF frequencies for interference-free reception, Enhanced frequency bank system with up to 21 banks and 12 compatible frequencies per bank, High-quality true diversity reception, Pilot tone squelch for eliminating RF interference when transmitter is turned off, Automatic frequency scan feature searches for available frequencies, Enhanced AF frequency range, Increased range for audio sensitivity, Wireless synchronization of transmitters via infrared interface, User-friendly menu operation with more control options, Illuminated graphic display (transmitter and receiver), Auto-Lock function avoids accidental changing of settings, HDX compander for crystal-clear sound, Transmitter feature battery indication in 4 steps, also shown on receiver display, Programmable Mute function, Integrated Equalizer and Soundcheck mode, Contacts for recharging BA 2015 accupack directly in the transmitter.
Accessories: EK100 G3 Portable UHF Receiver, SK100 G3 Bodypack Transmitter, ME4 Lavalier Mic
Zoom H4N Audio Recorder
Specifications: Built-in X/Y stereo mics record at either 90° or 120°; Four channel simultaneous recording using built-in and external mics; Digitally controlled, high-quality mic preamp for improved audio quality; Large 1.9-Inch LCD screen and improved user interface for easy operation; 24bit/96kHz Linear PCM recording for pristine recording
Accessories: Zoom H4n Handy Mobile 4-Track Recorder, Audio-Technica ATH-M20 Closed-Back Headphone, SanDisk 8GB SDHC Memory Card, Ultra Class 10 UHS-I Pearstone Accessory Shoe Adapter with 1/4"-20 Stud Connector, Whirlwind WHH4NL 3.5 MON Line-to-Microphone Attenuator Cable for HDSLR Cameras
Edirol/Roland R-09HR Audio Recorder
Specifications: Pocket Size, Records up to 24-bit/96kHz, Records PCM WAV and MP3, Writes to SD or SDHC Cards, Built-in Stereo Mic, Large OLED Screen, Built-in Speaker, USB 2.0 Connection
Accessories: Edirol / Roland CB-R09S, Carry Case, SanDisk 8GB SDHC Memory Card, Wireless Remote
Nikon D40 6.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Specifications: Optical Sensor Resolution: 6.1 MP, Optical Sensor Technology: CCD, Optical zoom: 3x, Maximum Aperture Range: F/3.5-5.6, Minimum focal length: 18 millimeters, Maximum focal length: 55 millimeters, Lens Type: Zoom lens, Optical Sensor Size: 15.6 x 23.7mm, Included Flash Type: Pop-up flash, Display Size: 2.5 inches, Light Sensitivity: ISO 200-1600, Image types: RAW, JPEG, Width: 5 inches, Depth: 2.5 inches, Height: 3.7 inches, Weight: 16.8 Ounces
Accessories: Gadget Bag, MH-23 Quick Charger, Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II Lens, Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm Lens, Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control, Nikon UC-E6 USB Cable, Quick Start Guide
Bescor LED-95DK2 Dual LED Light Kit
Accessories: Porta Brace LPB-LED2 Carrying Case for Multiple Lite Panels 1X1
VuPoint Solutions “Magic Wand” Portable Scanner
Specifications: Color Contact image Sensor, Standard Resolution: 300x300dpi (default) and High Resolution: 600x600dpi, Supports Micro SD card up to 16GB, File format: JPEG
Accessories: Pouch, Kingston 4 GB microSDHC Class 4 Flash Memory Card, Cleaning Cloth, USB Cable, 2 AA Batteries, User Manual
1. Eligibility: Digital Collections equipment loans are free of charge and available only to current faculty, graduate students, and library staff with valid Wildcards. Only the faculty, graduate students and Library staff may handle or use the equipment while it is on loan. Equipment is lent to an individual who assumes the financial risk for the complete equipment set until all equipment is returned.
2. Equipment usage: Equipment is available for curricular and extra-curricular purposes. Equipment may be used both on-campus and off-campus. All patrons are expected to adhere to all computing policies as described at http://www.it.northwestern.edu/policies/csn-use.html. Northwestern University Library assumes no liability for misuse of borrowed equipment.