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Equipment Loans and Edit Suite

Equipment Loans and Edit Suite

Equipment Loan Service - Information Desk on Level 1

We recommend you reserve equipment in advance to ensure availability. You can book:
  • at the Reception Desk on Level 1 of the library.

  • by phone on 01752 588588 (select Option 3 – Student IT Support)

  • By logging on to Primo and making the reservation yourself
Loan Period
Equipment can be borrowed for seven days maximum and reserved up to 12 weeks in advance.
Borrowed equipment can be renewed, subject to availability, in person at the Reception Desk on Level 1.
Borrowing is free of charge.
If you return equipment late you will be charged £2.00 per item per day. If the equipment is not returned within 14 days it will be assumed to be lost and you will be invoiced for the full replacement cost of the item.
The University’s
insurance does not cover any item on loan to you. Please consider taking out insurance cover for the equipment you borrow.
If you damage or lose equipment, you will be liable for the full replacement cost.

Equipment available

Sony CX280 Camcorders

Perfect for beginners. Lightweight, easy to use and with full HD quality. Just open the screen and lens, and press record. The attached USB lead makes it easy to move footage onto your PC or laptop.
The same USB is used for charging the batteries. The Sony CX280 can shoot around 7 hours of footage and comes with two batteries.
Instruction manual below.
Sony CX410 Camcorders
A higher spec version of the CX280. Comes with GPS, WIFI and external sound monitoring.

If professional sound is important for your project, the external microphone and headphones enables you to check the sound quality of your recordings.
Instruction manual below.



Go Pro Hero 3 Cameras
Fitted inside a waterproof cage, the Go Pro is resistant to most types of weather, as well as being protected from jolts and knocks.

The camera can film at full HD and comes with a wide angled lens.
An extendable pole with a tripod adapter allows you to film from above or at a distance. A body harness with extender arm allows you to film hands free.
Instruction manual below.
Digital Stills Cameras
These cameras will take pictures directly onto a CF card issued with the camera, along with a card reader.

Instruction manual provided on CD.
These are available for use with video camcorders and digital stills cameras.
Hama Mini Traveller Pro Tripods

The Hama Mini Traveller Pro is a lightweight yet sturdy tripod, perfect for shooting on the move. Comes with a small carry bag.

RODE Videomic

For use with our Sony CX410 camcorders, these provide professional audio recording.

Useful for recording sound on the move, the RODE Videomic is compact and lightweight, and comes with high pass switch which stops sounds like traffic or air conditioning from being picked up.

Sony ICD-PX333 Audio Recorders
The Sony ICD-PX333 is a perfect audio recorder to capturing lectures or interviews. Simply press record and then plug into your PC or laptop where it works the same way as a USB stick.
You also have the option to plug in headphones and an external microphone if you want more control over the audio you are recording.
Digital Video Camera Recorder Manuals

Edit Suite

The Edit Suite is located on Level 0 (near the main computer room 003) where you can use specialist Adobe software to

  • Edit film and audio
  • Add special effects


You can use the edit suite at any time; no card access or booking is required.

Please be aware that there is limited space, be considerate and fair to other users.

For help or assistance, please contact Garren Baker, the Multimedia Manager, on / 01752 587132

Modified 12/11/2018
Author: AdminS, AdminS