XARTS TECH » Camera Loans

content last updated 11-07-2018

ELIGIBILITY

You must meet at least one of these criteria to borrow camera equipment from the Department of Art + Architecture:

  1. You're a student majoring or minoring in an A+A academic program:
    • Architecture & Community Design
    • Art History / Arts Management
    • Design
    • Fine Art
    • Museum Studies
  2. You're a student currently enrolled in a course in an A+A academic program.
  3. You're an adjunct instructor currently teaching a course in an A+A academic program.
  4. You're a full-time A+A instructor or administrator.

INVENTORY

Equipment type make / model MORE INFOrmation qty.
digital SLR still or video camera Canon EOS Rebel T7i SLR with 18-55mm lens user manual 10
power outlet adapter Canon DC Coupler (DR-E18) connected to Canon AC Adapter (AC-E6N) for use with Canon EOS Rebel T7i; lets you plug the camera into a power outlet instead of using the battery 3
external stereo microphone Azden SMX-19 user manual; 3.5mm stereo connector; requires one AAA battery (not included); compatible with Canon EOS Rebel T7i and Nikon D3300 3
digital SLR still camera Nikon D80 with 18-135mm lens user manual 5
digital SLR still or video camera Nikon D3300 with 18-55mm lens user manual 1
medium-duty tripod Sunpak 8001 UT specifications; up to 10 lb. capacity (sufficient for all cameras in our inventory) 3
light-duty tripod Sunpak 7001 DX specifications; up to 4.4 lb. capacity (sufficient for all cameras in our inventory) 3
smartphone tripod mount Vastar Universal Smartphone Tripod Adapter specifications 3

LOCATION

The equipment listed above may be borrowed from the Media Studies Equipment Desk in Cowell G09, on the ground level of Cowell Hall, directly across the hall from the Green Lab (Cowell G25).

HOURS

VIEW MEDIA STUDIES EQUIPMENT DESK HOURS 

During the winter and summer intersessions, equipment may only be borrowed by making an appointment with the Media Lab Director, Sheri Brenner: (415) 422-5868 | brenners@usfca.edu

POLICIES

The Media Studies Equipment Desk graciously manages our equipment loans. We respect and abide by all of their policies and procedures, including the duration of loans.

VIEW MEDIA STUDIES EQUIPMENT POLICIES

RESERVATIONS

Individual RESERVATIONS

To reserve equipment for yourself, contact the Media Studies Equipment Desk:

Call: (415) 422-6949
E-Mail: medialab@usfca.edu
Visit: Cowell G09

GROUP RESERVATIONS (FACULTY/STAFF ONLY)

To reserve equipment for a group of students, follow these instructions:

  1. The Media Studies Equipment Desk staff cannot answer questions about how to use A+A equipment, so if you're requiring students to use specific equipment, devise and deliver a tutorial to the students who will be borrowing it.
  2. Introduce the policies and procedures on this webpage to the students who will be borrowing the equipment.
  3. At least two weeks before the date when students will start borrowing the equipment, send this information to the A+A Technical Director:
    • purpose of reservation
    • list of student names and ID numbers
    • equipment to reserve
    • the date students will start borrowing equipment
    • the date by which all equipment will be returned

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES (ETS) EQUIPMENT

All USF students, faculty, and staff may borrow cameras, camcorders, audio recorders, microphones, and headsets from Educational Technology Services or "ETS" for short. Special requests can also be made to reserve iPads and iClickers. Contact ETS at (415) 422-2223 or ets@usfca.edu to place a reservation. ETS lab monitors are available to assist you during ETS operating hours, Monday through Saturday. ETS staff members are also available by appointment for training and consultation. Visit the ETS webpage for more information.

A+A FACULTY/STAFF EQUIPMENT

A+A faculty and staff may also borrow the equipment below (which is not available to students). Contact the A+A Technical Director to make arrangements:

equipment Type make / model custodian / lender MORE INFORMATION qty.
digital HD camcorder Canon Vixia HF M500 A+A Technical Director   3
digital SLR camera Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi with 18-55mm lens Rachel Beth Egenhoefer   1
digital SLR camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II with 35mm and 50mm lenses Sergio De La Torre   1
digital SLR camera Canon EOS 7D with 18-135mm lens  Eric Hongisto   1
lens for SLR Canon super wide-angle 10-22mm Eric Hongisto   1
lens for SLR Canon compact macro 50mm A+A Technical Director   1
digital audio recorder with tie-clip microphone TASCAM DR-40 with Sony ECM-CS3 A+A Technical Director   1
pen display Wacom Cintiq Pro 16 Eric Hongisto or Susan Wolsborn   1
heavy-duty tripod Manfrotto 055XB with 804RC2 Pan/Tilt Head A+A Technical Director up to 15.4 lb. capacity 1
three-source lighting kit Dyna-Lite M53DT-PS 500 Watt/Second Deluxe Kit  A+A Technical Director   1