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The Charles W. Reeder Media Center: A Guide to Media Services @ Swem: Video Gear

A guide to the gear and services of Swem's Reeder Media Center

INFO

Need equipment to support your class project? Want to learn how to use new technologies? The Media Center at Swem has a vast inventory of equipment you can check out, just like a book! Be sure to read our Loan Policies for more information. In addition to the main categories of equipment we have a variety of cables, connectors and other items. If you don't see it listed, just ask! We are also available for consultation on any media project.

VIDEO EQUIPMENT

We have a wide variety of video cameras available for check out. All of our cameras are HD and can be checked out with a variety of accessories. Accessories include:

  • Tripods
  • Monopods
  • Wireless Microphones
  • Shotgun Microphones

BOOK EQUIPMENT ONLINE HERE!

VIDEO CAMERAS

 

PANASONIC HC-VX981K

  • Ultra-sharp 4K Ultra HD recording, plus in-camera editing for 1080p displays
  • 4K in-camera post cropping, panning, zooming and subject tracking stabilization features eliminate the need for complex editing software
  • Exclusive High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode reduces the overly high-contrast look created by overexposed and underexposed shooting conditions.
  • Product Manual
CANON XA-25
  • Records to dual SD cards
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (2-XLR and 1 min)
  • Canon 10x HD Video Lens 
  • Product Manual
CANON XA-10
  • Records to internal memory (64GB) and SD card (included)
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (2-XLR and 1 min)
  • Canon 10x HD Video Lens 
  • Product Manual
CANON XF-100
  • Records to dual CF cards
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone inputs (2-XLR and 1 min)
  • Canon 10x HD Video Lens 
  • Product Manual
CANON VIXIA HF-G30
  • Records to 2 SD slots (included)
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (min)
  • Canon 20x optical zoom lens 
  • Product Manual
PANASONIC HDC-TM900
  • Records to internal memory (32GB) and SD card (included)
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (min)
  • Does great timelapse!
  • Product Manual
PANASONIC HDC-HS900
  • Records to internal memory (32GB) and SD card (included)
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (min)
  • Does great timelapse!
  • Product Manual

CANON VIXIA HF-R30

  • Records to internal memory (8 GB) and SD card (included)
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (min)
  • Product Manual

CANON VIXIA HF-R72

  • Records to internal memory (32 GB) and SD card (included)
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (min)
  • Product Manual

CANON VIXIA HF-M500

  • Records to SD card (included)
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (min)
  • Product Manual

CANON VIXIA HF-R300

  • Records to SD card (included)
  • Headphone output
  • Microphone input (min)   
  • Product Manual

ACTION & WEB CAMS

 

MEVO LIVE EVENT CAMERA

  • Used for Facebook Live and LiveStream
  • Used only on iOS devices (Mevo app required)
  • Sony 4K Sensor
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • 30fps
  • Product Manual

RICOH THETA S

  • Natural 360° still images and movies with excellent quality and highly accurate stitch processing
  • Thin/light-weight body achieved by unique twin-lens folded optics
  • iOS and Android are supported
  • High compatibility with various social networking services
  • Product Manual

RICOH THETA SC

  • Natural 360° still images and movies with excellent quality and highly accurate stitch processing
  • Thin/light-weight body achieved by unique twin-lens folded optics
  • iOS and Android are supported
  • High compatibility with various social networking services
  • Product Manual

FUJIFILM FINEPIX XP90

  • 5x optical zoom with 28mm* wide-angle setting
  • 16.4 megapixel 1/2.3"-inch BSI-CMOS sensor
  • Interval shooting & time-lapse shooting
  • Wi-Fi function
  • Integrates four rugged protection features: waterproof to 50ft/15m, freeze proof to 14°F/-10°C, shockproof to withstand drops from 5.8ft/1.75m, and dust proof to keep out sand and other foreign particles.
  • Product Manual

NIKON KEYMISSION 360° CAM

  • Capture and share fully immersive 360° interactive videos and photos
  • Waterproof, shockproof and freeze proof with no additional housing
  • Record 4K Ultra HD videos, 23.9-megapixel photos, time-lapse sequences and more
  • SnapBridge integration for real-time wireless sharing
  • Compact and lightweight with over 10 mounting accessories available
  • Product Manual

GO PRO HERO SESSION

  • Records to microSD card (included)
  • Records up to 1440p, 30 fps
  • 8 megapixel stills
  • Connects to smartphone via WiFi
  • Product Manual

GO PRO HERO 4 SILVER

  • Records to microSD card (included)
  • Records up to 2160p, 30 fps
  • 12 megapixel stills
  • Product Manual

MICROSOFT LIFECAM

CREATIVE LIVE! CAM CHAT HD

  • 720p Online Video Chatting @ 30 fps
  • 5.7MP Still Images
  • USB 2.0 Plug and Play
  • PC, Mac, Linux Compatible
  • Product Manual