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Equipment: Cameras

Equipment Available from the Media Center, Located on the 2nd Floor of the Library


The library has 1 PadCaster

Loan period: 3 days


The Padcaster turns our iPad Pro (included) into a portable production module which includes a tripod, various lenses, several types of microphones, and more.  To reserve the Padcaster, please contact the Media Desk at 361-570-4199 or fill out the PadCaster Request Form.

Specifications:  The iPad Pro can record 4K video at 30fps or 60fps and has a Digital zoom of up to 5x.

Canon Powershot S120 Digital Camera

The library has 2 Canon PowerShot S120 s

Loan period: 7 days

Specifications: Built-in Wi-Fi ; Capture beautiful 1080p full HD video in stereo sound with a dedicated movie button, zoom while shooting and play back videos on an HDTV via the HDMI output ; 12.1 megapixel high-sensitivity 1/1.7-inch CMOS sensor combined with the Canon DIGIC 6 image processor ; Bright f/1.8 lens with 5x optical zoom and 24mm wide angle view.

Sony Action Cam

The Library has 1 Sony Action Cam HDRAS100v/W available for check out.

Eligibility:  VC/UHV students, staff, and faculty

Loan period:  7 days

Specifications: 1920 x 1080 resolution, 120/240p, 6.5 x 3 x 4.75 dimensions, 1x optical zoom.
Accessories: Mount Set.

Nikon Digital Camera

The library has 1 Nikon D3300 DSLR camera available for use in the Media Lab, room 204.

Specifications:  24.2 MP CMOS DX-format sensor; 5 frames per second continuous shooting; 11 AF points with 3D tracking; ISO 100-12800 (expandable to 25600); 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps) HD video (MPEG-4/H.264/MOV); 3 inch LCD with 921,000 dots; Easy panorama mode and beginner-friendly Guide mode

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