Audiovisual Equipment Information
North Central College


Flip HD Video Camera

To capture HD video quickly, and easily transfer the files to a computer for editing.

The Samsung video camera captures full motion video and audio in MPEG4 format. It quickly connects to a computer via a built-in USB connection.

The camera can be used hand-held, or attached to the small tripod provided. Video files can be dragged to a computer for editing in Windows Movie Maker or any other video editing software available.

The camera is also weatherproof, and waterproof up to 10 feet.

Does NOT accept an external microphone.

This camera comes complete with a tabletop tripod.

 
Kodak Playful HD Video Camera

The Kodak Playful "Flip style" camera captures HD video quickly, and easily. Transfer the files to a computer for editing, using the USB cable provided.

The camera can be used hand-held, or attached to the small tripod provided. Video files can be dragged to a computer for editing in Windows Movie Maker or any other video editing software available.

The camera is also weatherproof, and waterproof up to 10 feet.

This camera will accept an external microphone.

This camera comes complete with a tabletop tripod.

Optional accessories:

Polsen single lav microphone

Polsen dual lav microphone




 
Zoom HD Video Camera

The Zoom video camera combines a wide angle lens and a great stereo microphone to capture HD videos with very good sound.

Perfect for musical performances, but also great for interviews in small spaces, or where the camera can be placed very close to the person talking. Placing the camera closer to the person speaking allows the camera to capture better audio.

This camera comes complete with a table top tripod and USB cable for charging and file transfer.

 
Canon HF R800 HD Video Camera

Captures very good quality HD video and audio, and has an optical zoom lens for use when you need to get close in on the action but can not set up close.

The camera has an optional 1/8 mini jack for an external microphone.

The camera comes complete with a battery charger, USB cable, and tabletop tripod.

Optional Accessories:

Video tripod

Single lavaliere microphone

Dual lavaliere microphone

 

 
Nikon DSLR Camera

Capture still photographs with great results. Standard optical zoom lens 18mm to 55mm. built-in flash. Captures images to SD card.

Some models capture video as well - indicate the need for video when requesting the equipment.

Comes complete with battery charger, and USB cable for file transfer.

Optional accessories:

Shoe mount flash

Flash trigger

Ball Head tripod

Polsen Shotgun Microphone (for video models only)

55mm to 200mm lens

 

 

 
Nikon Cool Pix Digital Still Camera

For quick and easy photos, this point and shoot camera can be placed in your pocked for easy transport.

Optical zoom, and video capable.

 

 
USB Webcam

A necessary component to video conferencing or chat. Perfect for Skype, GoToMeeting, and any other computer-based video program.

Can also be coupled with software and a computer to capture time-lapse images over a moderately long period.

Captures video and audio.

Optional accessories:

Table top tripod

Video tripod

USB Boundary Microphone (for group audio)

USB Hand-held Microphone (to pass around for audience questions)

 
Voice Recorder

Records audio using built-in microphone. Small and easy to set up and transport. Provides good sounding audio in MP3 format. Files are easily transferred to computer using the USB cable.

Takes AAA batteries

Optional accessories:

Polsen single lav microphone (single person recording)

Polsen dual lav microphone (two person interviews)

Boundary microphone (for conference tables)

 
Zoom H4n
4 Channel Audio Recorder

For professional sounding recordings and pod casts. Excellent built-in stereo microphone, but also accepts XLR or 1/4 external microphones. Multi-track capable.

Records in many audio formats and quality levels.

Optional accessories:

XLR microphones (up to 2)

XLR boundary microphones (up to 2)

XLR condenser microphone

Microphone boom stand

Isolation mounts for some microphones

Pop filer for microphones

 

Fender Sound System

The Fender sound system provides audio for crowds up to 300 people.

The self contained amplifier, mixer, and speakers, can be set up in just minutes.

Two microphones are included inside, along with a 1/8 stereo mini cable to play music from iPods, smart phones, or computers.

Optional accessories:

Additional microphones

Wireless microphones

Speaker Stands


 
Peavey Sound System

 

 
 
Polsen Video Shotgun Microphone

Mounts to the hot shoe of a video camera or SLR camera to capture better quality audio than the built-in microphone.

Compatible with the Nikon D3100, D3300 cameras.

 
Polsen Single Lav Microphone

A single lavaliere microphone that can connect to a variety of recording devices offered by North Central College.

For recording a single person on video or audio recording devices.

Compatible devices:

Voice recorder

Kodak Playful video camera

Canon HFR800 video camera

Nikon D3100, D3300 SLR

 

 
3.5mm Stereo Mini Hand-held Microphone

Hand-held microphone best used for recording one person speaking at a time.

Plugs into a standard 3.5mm microphone jack.

Compatible with:

Most computers

Voice recorders

Kodak Playful video camera

Canon HFR800 video camera

 
USB Hand-held Microphone

Hand-held microphone that connects to any computer with a USB port. Perfect for Audacity recording or Skype.

A great option for Skype or GoToMeeting sessions when audience questions are anticipated. The microphone can be handed off to anyone in the room.

 

 
USB Boundary Microphone

With 180 degree pickup and USB connectivity, this boundary microphone connects to a computer via the USB port.

Perfect for Skype or GoToMeeting sessions when more than one person will speak. Set up at the front of the room to capture audio from the entire conference table.

 

 
USB Pod-cast Microphone For excellent audio when recording directly to a computer. USB connectivity. Perfect for Pod casts, narration or voice over on a computer.
 
XLR Microphone

Dynamic vocal microphone well suited for speaking or vocals. Will connect to most sound systems on campus, as well as portable systems available through audio visual technologies.

Compatible with:

Fender Sound Systems

Peavey Sound System

Zoom H4N audio recorder

 
XLR Boundary Microphone

Captures audio from a group of people around a table or in a classroom.

Perfect for recording groups around conference tables.

Compatible with:

Zoom H4N audio recorder

 
Wireless Hand-held Microphone

Connects to sound systems on campus, as well as portable systems available through audiovisual technology,

Compatible with:

Fender sound systems

Peavey sound system

Some meeting room sound systems

 
Wireless Lavaliere Microphone

Connects to sound systems on campus, as well as portable systems available through audiovisual technology,

Compatible with:

Fender sound systems

Peavey sound system

Some meeting room sound systems

 
Ball Head Tripod

A full sized tripod for use with still cameras. Allows very flexible positioning of the camera.

If shooting video, choose the video tripod instead.

 
Video Tripod

Full sized tripod, yet light weight. Made for smooth panning and tilting while shooting video.

Can be used for still photography as well.

 
Tabletop Tripod

Used to support small cameras and video cameras.

Included with flip video cameras, zoom video cameras, canon HFR800 video cameras, Kodak playful video cameras.

 
Smart-phone Tripod  
 
Camera Flash with Wireless Trigger For Nikon SLR cameras.

The Yongnuo flash works on camera using TTL technology, and adjusts the width of the light to work with the focal length of the camera.

Triggers are included for off-camera use - place the transmitter on the hot shoe of the camera, and connect the receiver to the flash.

Optional accessories:

Stand and shoot-through umbrella

 
Slide Projector

The standard in 35mm slide projectors.

Optional accessories:

Wired remote control

Advance timer

 

 
Elmo Document Camera

Document Camera for live viewing of two or three dimensional objects in full color.

Can be connected to classroom projectors or flat screen televisions.

 

 
Compact ELMO Document Camera

At only 10 inches long, the portable ELMO document camera connects to a projector or flat screen display with the supplied HDMI cable.

This camera can also connect directly to a computer using the supplied USB cable.

Easy to transport.

 
Data Projector

Project from a computer, DVD, or any HDMI, VGA device.

Optional accessories:

Projection screen

 

 
Presentation Clicker (Slide Advancer)

Controls PowerPoint presentations wirelessly, allowing the presenter to walk around the room while changing slides.

Includes a laser pointer as well.

     
 
MED
Canon AX35 Video-camera

The Canon AX35 video camera may be checked out to MED students with written permission from their professor.

The Canon AX35 video camera offers broadcast quality video and audio quality in a compact form.

The kit includes the video camera, lens hood, top handle, XLR shotgun microphone, battery charger, and case

Available accessories:


MED tripod

MED Rode Wireless Lav Mic

MED Dual Lav Microphone

MED Boom Microphone

MED Camera Top Light

 

 

MED
Canon Vixia HF G40


The Canon Vixia HF G40 video camera is for MED student use only.

Used for very good quality video production.

The camera kit comes complete with the video camera, lens hood, shoe mount shotgun microphone, battery charger, and remote control.

Available accessories:

MED tripod

MED Rode Wireless Lav Mic

MED Dual Lav Microphone

MED Boom Microphone

MED Camera Top Light

 

MED
Nikon 3300 SLR

The Nikon D3300 digital SLR camera is for MED student use only.

Used for still photography and SLR video production.

The kit comes complete with the camera body, 18 to 55mm lens, 55 to 200mm lens, battery charger, and shoe mount shotgun microphone.

 

Available accessories:

Video Tripod

Shoe mount LED light

 
Zoom H4N Audio Recorder

The Zoom H4N audio recorder offers numerous recording possibilities including the built-in stereo microphones, XLR, stereo mini, and 1/4 inch microphone inputs. The recorder can also connect to a video camera for additional audio recording options

Available Accessories:

SM58 XLR dynamic microphones (single person speaking no background audio)

AT2020 condenser microphones (single person speaking with background audio)

XLR boundary microphone (for group recording)

 
MED
Camera Top Light

The Genaray LED shoe mount camera top light provides a good amount of fill light on a close subject while video recording.

The kit comes with the LED light, extra battery, battery charger, and off-center camera mount bracket.

 

MED
Polsen Dual Lav

The Polsen Dual Lav is for MED student use only.

The Dual Lavaliere microphone connects to most video cameras using the 1/8 inch (3.5mm) plug.

Perfect for recording interviews or productions with two people speaking.

This microphone will work with the following equipment:

MED Canon Vixia HF G40 video-camera

MED Nikon D3300 SLR camera

Zoom H4N audio recorder

 

 
MED
Rode Wireless Lav

The Rode wireless lavaliere microphone is for MED student use only.

This wireless lavaliere microphone connects to most video cameras with a 1/8 inch (3.5mm) microphone connection. Gives a single speaking person the freedom to move about without a wire connecting to the video camera.

This microphone will work with the following equipment:

MED Canon Vixia HF G40 video camera

MED Nikon D3300 SLR camera

 
MED
Boom Microphone

The Rode Boom Microphone is for MED student use only.

The Rode Boom Microphone provides excellent audio from one or multiple subjects. The condenser microphone is mounted to a long boom to reach the subject and remain out of the frame during a video shoot.

The kit comes complete with the microphone, mount, adjustable boom pole, isolation mount, short handle, and windscreen (dead cat).

The boom microphone will work with the following equipment:

MED Canon Vixia HF G40 video-camera

MED Nikon D3300 SLR camera

MED Canon AX35 video-camera

Zoom H4N audio recorder

 
Smart Lav

The Rode SmartLav microphone connects to most smart phones using a TRRS jack. Provides much better audio recording than the built-in microphone.

Compatible with any device that uses a TRRS connection (look closely at the plug in the photo on the right).

 
MED
Rode SC6 Breakout Adapter

The Rode SC6 is for MED student use only.

This breakout box allows the connection of two TRRS microphones and a set of headphones (or ear pods) into a single smart-phone headphone jack.

This is compatible with any smart-phone utilizing a TRRS connection.

 

MED
Joby
Large GorillaPod

The Joby large GorillaPod is for MED student use only.

The GorillaPod is a flexible tripod with legs that can articulate in almost any shape to grip or stand on any surface.

The large GorillaPod can hold the Nikon DSLR, or the Canon Vixia HF G40.

 
MED
Joby
Small GorillaPod

The Joby Small GorillaPod is for MED student use only.

The small GorillaPod is a tabletop tripod with flexible legs that can articulate into almost any shape.

Designed to hold most smart phones

 
MED
Smart-phone Tripod Head

The smart-phone tripod head is for MED student use only.

The smart-phone tripod head mounts to most tripods to securely hold a smart-phone while videotaping.

A tripod is needed with this item.

 
     
     
    Revised 04-18
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