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AV Equipment Loan

The AVS Service facilitates loans of portable video, photography and audio recording equipment. We can also provide a one to one or group training and demonstration service if required.

Welcome to the Faculty of Education AV equipment loan service.  Please read the guidance below to make your booking.

Who can we loan equipment to?

  • Faculty Staff
  • PhD and Masters students
  • PGCE and undergraduate students with special permission*

* With prior permission from course leaders we are able to loan equipment for undergraduate group projects.


What can we loan equipment for?

  • Activities linked to the Faculty of Education only


How much notice do you need to give?

  • 5 working days notice is normally required*

*We cannot guarantee that booking requests submitted within a shorter notice period will be met. At certain times of the year (e.g. Michaelmas Term) loan periods may be shorter to deal with demand.

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What do you need to do?

  • Masters, PGCE and Undergraduate students should obtain permission via their supervisor
  • Fill in the online booking form

 

To book equipment, please use the Online Booking Form

If you are unable to use the form, please email , (please note incorrect information may result in a problem with your booking). Although email is preferable telephone enquiries can be made to extension 01223 (7)67711.

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Where do you need to go?

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What do you need to bring?

  • You must bring your blue University card as identification

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Typical equipment includes:

Name Brief Description Storage/Media Additional Connections/ Equipment Who can borrow

Video

Canon XA20

Canon XA20 video camera
Manual

Full HD 1080p, wide angle lens with 20x optical zoom. Featuring Slow/Fast Motion and Infra-red capability. Wi-Fi remote control from smart devices/laptop. Simultaneous video and still image capture.

SDXC/SDHC/SD memory card (2x card slots)
Recording time 2 x64GB Cards
  • 10hrs 10mins (AVCHD max. quality)
  • 8hrs 00mins (MP4 max quality)
  • 91hrs 55mins (MP4 low quality)
Professional XLR microphone connection, USB, HDMI. Academic Staff, Phd Students, Research Groups
Sony NX70

Sony NX70 Camera
Manual

Full HD 1080p, wide angle lens with 14x optical zoom. GPS Geo-tagging. Direct transfer of media to external HDD without PC. IP54 Dust resistance, IPx4 water resistance* Simultaneous video and still image capture. * camera body only (not XLR microphone module) Internal 96GB Flash Memory storage and SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card for still images.
  • Up to 40 hours storage capacity
Professional XLR microphone connection, USB, HDMI. Academic Staff, Phd Students, Research Groups
Toshiba Camileo

Toshiba Camileo x400 camera
Manual

Full HD 1080p, 23x optical zoom. Face tracking, motion detection, slow-motion. On-board video editing function (cut n Save). Web upload direct. Simultaneous video and still image capture. SD Memory Card USB, HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Socket Faculty

Photo and Video

Kodak Zi8

Kodak-Zi8 Photo and Video
Manual

A video camera which records onto SD cards. Any video footage recorded can then be transferred to a computer. SD Card, High Definition, 16:9 Ratio, PAL, NTSC USB, 3.5mm Microphone Socket, Tripod Faculty
Canon Powershot A550 Camera

Canon-Powershot Photo and Video
Manual

Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom. Can record SD video. SD/SDHC Card, JPEG, AVI, 4:3 Ratio, PAL, NTSC USB, AV Out, Tripod Faculty

Audio

Tascam DR-05 Audio Recorder

Tascam-DR7 recorder
Manual

A digital audio recorder which can record in a variety of file formats. This recorder uses SD cards to record the audio which can then be transferred to a computer. Micro SD Card, MP3, WAV USB, 3.5mm Headphone Socket, 3.5mm Microphone Socket, Tripod Faculty
Tascam DR-07 Audio Recorder

Tascam-DR7 recorder
Manual

A digital audio recorder which can record in a variety of file formats. This recorder uses SD cards to record the audio which can then be transferred to a computer. SD Card, MP3, WAV USB, 3.5mm Headphone Socket, 3.5mm Microphone Socket, Line In Faculty
Roland Edirol R9 Audio Recorder

Roland Edirol-R9 Audio Recorder
Manual

A digital audio recorder which can record in a variety of file formats. SD Card, MP3, WAV USB, 3.5mm Headphone Socket, 3.5mm Microphone Socket, Line In Faculty
Infinity Footpedal

Sanyo Infinity Footpedal

USB footpedal that can be connected to a computer in the use of transcribing digital audio files. (MAC and Windows) N/A USB Faculty

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User Training/Equipment Demonstration Service

The AVS Service offer user training by arrangement. This can be done informally on a one to one basis if assistance is required on equipment operation of installed or portable equipment.

Please contact av-support@educ.cam.ac.uk for more details or to make an arrangement.

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