Available Equipment

The items below circulate for three days and unlike normal reserve items it is possible to check out multiple items at once. Checking these items in or out requires a full-time library staff member. Before checking any of these items out, you must sign a loan agreement form (one time only).


Canon XA20 Video Camera

Items included:

  • Lens cap and hood
  • Power adapter
  • Battery packs (2) and charger
  • Wireless controller
  • HDMI, stereo video, and USB cables
  • 128 GB SD cards (2)

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Documentation: Manual

Canon XA20

Zoom Q8 Video Camera

Items included:

  • Lens cap and hood
  • Power adapter
  • Battery packs (2) and charger
  • Detachable X/Y and Zoom SSH-6 shotgun microphones
  • Foam and hairy windscreens
  • Tripod mounting adapter
  • USB cable
  • 128 GB SD card

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Documentation: Manual

Zoom Q8

Sennheiser MKE 600 Shotgun Microphone

Items included:

  • Shock mount
  • Foam windscreen

XLR cables (1' or 15') may be checked out separately.

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Documentation: Manual

Sennheiser MKE 600

Blue Snowball Condenser USB Microphone

Items included:

  • Tripod stand
  • Tripod stand extension
  • USB cable

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Documentation: Manual

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Tascam DR-40 4-Channel Voice Recorder

Items included:

  • Power adapter
  • AC-to-Mini USB dongle
  • USB cable
  • 32 GB SD card

With built-in adjustable XY/AB mics, good for recording spoken voice, practice, lessons, etc., but somewhat sensitive to wind and movement of the device. XLR inputs support external microphone use for more detailed work. AA batteries not included. XLR cables may be checked out separately.

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Documentation: Manual

Tascam DR-40

Audio-Technica AT803 Lavalier Microphone

Items included:

  • Power module
  • Clip
  • Foam windscreen

Batteries not included. XLR cables may be checked out separately.

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Documentation: Instructions and spec sheet

AT 803 Microphone

Magnus VT-4000 Tripod

Items included:

  • Detachable pan bar
  • Mounting plate
  • Instruction sheet

Adjustable height range 27.6" to 59" (70.1 cm to 150 cm).

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Documentation: Instruction sheet

Magnus tripod

Akai MPK Mini Midi Keyboard

Items included:

  • USB A-to-B cable

25-key keyboard/MIDI controller with programmable pads.

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Documentation: Manual

Akai MPK Mini keyboard

XLR Cables

XLR cables are available in 15-foot and 1-foot lengths. The 1-foot cables are intended primarily to facilitate the use of an external microphone with the Canon XA20 camera.

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Check Availability (1')

XLR cable

Two-Hour Loan

These items are available for two-hour checkout at the circulation desk:

  • Headphones
  • iPhone USB-to-Lightning charging cables
  • Android USB-to-Micro USB charging cables
  • Macbook MagSafe power adapter
  • MagSage to MagSafe2 converter
  • Listening station remote controls

In the Library

These items are available for public use in the library:

Printing and Copying

Printers: There are two FSU network black-and-white print stations downstairs. With the appropriate drivers (see the "Print Anywhere" button on the main page) you can send print jobs from your personal laptop or desktop. B&W printing is $0.10/page. Color printers are available in the main library.

Photocopiers: Two black-and-white (upstairs and downstairs) and one color (upstairs). The B&W copiers are $0.10/page, the color $0.25/page. Payment is via your FSU card.

Scanning stations: Two KIC scanning stations (upstairs and downstairs). Scan to PDF or image, save to thumb drive, email, or cloud storage account (Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, or OneDrive).

Slide scanner: A small flatbed scanner is available upstairs. Guide frames for slides and photos are available for checkout at the circulation desk.

Microform scanner: A microfilm and microfiche reader/scanner is upstairs. Note that the attached computer is without internet connection, so saving is via thumbdrive only.

Listening and Viewing

The public computers are equipped with DVD drives and software for CD and DVD playback. There are also listening and viewing stations in the downstairs carrels for CD, LP, audiocassette, DVD, and VHS playback. A laserdisc viewing station is not in the public space but is available for use by request. A USB turntable is located upstairs for LP-to-digital conversion.

Seminar Room

The seminar room is a smart classroom equipped with projecctor, document camera, audio/video playback equipment, smart board, and video conferencing capabilities. When not in use for classroom instruction, it may be reserved group study or (with approval) defenses, interviews, etc. See our policies for more information or ask at the circulation desk to check room availability or make a reservation.