Equipment Loans

How borrowing works

  1. Become a member by taking our orientation course. Users must follow our booking policy and safer space policy.
  2. Use the Book buttons to borrow equipment for up to 7 calendar days.
  3. Wait for email that confirms your booking (5 min).
  4. Bring your YU-card to Scott Library Room 207 on the first day of the loan period (otherwise the loan is cancelled).
  5. Meet staff who examine the reserved equipment with you (15 min).
  6. Create with curiosity and responsibility!
  7. Bring the equipment yourself to Room 207 during the MCL's hours by the due date.
  8. Meet staff who examine the returned equipment with you (15 min).

We are currently in piloting its services with a limited group of partners. We will be working to expand our offerings as our pilot progresses. Your feedback is important to us. Please contact diginit@yorku.ca for more information, or fill out our pilot feedback form. 

Cameras

Camera Lenses

Lights

Stabilizers (Tripods, Gimbals)

Lightboxes

Cameras

Canon EOS M50 / Canon EOS M50 Mark II

Mirrorless Digital Camera

LIMIT: 1 CANON CAMERA PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This compact camera can be used to capture still photos or video at resolutions up to 4K (3840 x 2160). It can be used on its own or in combination with tripods, microphones, or lighting kits. The M50 Mark II model has built-in software improvements over the original M50 model that better suit content-creation for social media.

  1. Canon EOS M50 or EOS M50 Mark II body
  2. Canon EF-M lens (15-45 mm, f/3.5 - f/6.3 IS STM)
  3. Lens cap
  4. SD memory card, already installed (SanDisk Ultra, 32 GB)
  5. Battery pack, already installed (Canon LP-E12, 7.2 V, Li-ion)
  6. Battery charger (Canon LC-E12, 8.4 V, Li-ion)
  7. USB cable for file transferring (Micro-USB to USB-A)
  8. Carrying case
  1. Access to computer that has
    1. Windows or macOS operating system, and
    2. USB-A port or SD-card slot
  2. For macOS computer, Canon EOS Utility software
  • Manufacturer's Manual (print copy) is available for a 7-day loan, if needed
  • External microphone compatible with cold-shoe mount, such as
    • Rode Wireless Go
  • Tripod with 1/4 in screw, such as
    • MeFoto RoadTrip Air
  • Light panel(s) compatible with cold-shoe mount, such as
    • Vbestlife W49
  • Canon EOS Utility (Windows or macOS)
    • File transfer by cable or wireless network
    • Remote recording
    • Options setting
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Canon R50

Mirrorless Digital Camera

LIMIT: 1 CANON CAMERA PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

The EOS R50 camera makes photography fun,simple, and convenient with intuitive photo functions that capture beautiful images automatically, just as you imagine them. A host of video functions such as 6K oversampled 4K 30p capture and Dual Pixel CMOS AF II makes the EOS R50 a great camera for movie recording and vlogging as well. The 24.2 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS Image sensor and DIGIC X image processor ensure high image quality in a compact and lightweight form factor.

  1. Canon EOS R50 body
  2. Canon RF-S 18-45mm 4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens
  3. Lens cap
  4. SD memory card, already installed (SanDisk Ultra, 128 GB)
  5. Battery pack, already installed (Canon LP-E17, 7.2 V, Li-ion)
  6. Battery charger (Canon LC-E17, 8.4 V, Li-ion)
  7. USB cable for file transferring (USB-C to USB-C)
  8. USB-C to USB-A converter.
  9. Carrying case
  1. Access to computer that has
    1. Windows or macOS operating system, and
    2. USB-A/USB-C port or SD-card slot
  2. For macOS computer, Canon EOS Utility software
  • External microphone compatible with cold-shoe mount, such as
    • Rode Wireless Go
  • Tripod with 1/4 in screw, such as
    • ManFrotto Tripod
  • Light panel(s) compatible with cold-shoe mount, such as
    • Vbestlife W49
  • Canon EOS Utility (Windows or macOS)
    • File transfer by cable or wireless network
    • Remote recording
    • Options setting
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Insta360 One R, 360 Edition

360-Degree Camera

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This small, versatile camera can shoot 360-degree video at high resolution. It's waterproof to a depth of 16 feet, has built-in image stabilization, and more. See the introductory video.

  1. Insta360 One R, 360 Edition consisting of
    1. Battery base
    2. Core (touchscreen) module, connected to
    3. Dual-lens 360-degree module
  2. MicroSD card, already installed (SanDisk Extreme, 64 GB)
  3. MicroSD-to-SD adapter (SanDisk)
  4. USB cable, for charging and file transferring (Insta360, USB-C to USB-A)
  5. Dual-lens cover (Insta360)
  6. Mounting bracket with
    1. Bracket hinge
    2. Thumb screw (1/4 in)
  7. Selfie Stick (Insta360)
  8. Bullet Time Handle (Insta360 tripod)
  9. Lens wipe
  10. Manufacturer’s quick-start guide
  11. Carrying case
  1. Access to computer that has
    1. Windows or macOS operating system, and
    2. USB-A port or SD-card slot

Note: As of August 2022, the Insta360 website prompts you to enter a serial number when you try to download Insta360 Studio. To view the serial number of a One R:

  1. Start at the main screen
  2. Swipe downward to view the system settings
  3. Scroll to and select the gear icon
  4. On the Settings screen, scroll to and select Camera Information
  5. Note the serial number listed as SN
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Insta360 One R, Twin Edition

360-Degree & 4K Wide-Angle Camera

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This small, versatile camera can shoot 360-degree video at high resolution. It can also be used to shoot wide-angle video at 60 frames per second. It's waterproof to a depth of 16 feet, has built-in image stabilization, and more. See the introductory video.

  1. Insta360 One R, Twin Edition consisting of
    1. Battery base
    2. Core (touchscreen) module, connected to
    3. Dual-lens 360-degree module
    4. 4K wide-angle lens module (Twin Edition only)
  2. MicroSD card, already installed (SanDisk Extreme, 64 GB)
  3. MicroSD-to-SD adapter (SanDisk)
  4. USB cable for charging and file transferring (Insta360, USB-C to USB-A)
  5. Dual-lens cover (Insta360)
  6. Mounting bracket with
    1. Bracket hinge
    2. Thumb screw (1/4 in)
  7. Selfie Stick (Insta360)
  8. Bullet Time Handle (Insta360 tripod)
  9. Lens wipe (Insta360)
  10. Manufacturer’s quick-start guide
  11. Carrying case
  1. Access to computer that has
    1. Windows or macOS operating system, and
    2. USB-A port or SD-card slot

Note: As of August 2022, the Insta360 website prompts you to enter a serial number when you try to download Insta360 Studio. To view the serial number of a One R:

  1. Start at the main screen
  2. Swipe downward to view the system settings
  3. Scroll to and select the gear icon
  4. On the Settings screen, scroll to and select Camera Information
  5. Note the serial number listed as SN
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Camera Lenses

Canon EF-M 32 mm

Low-light Camera Lens

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This lens for intended use with Canon cameras that have the EF-M mount system, such as the Canon EOS M50 and Canon EOS M50 Mark II. It's designed to work in low-light settings and is suited to recording portraits.

  1. Canon EF-M 32 mm lens (f/1.4 STM)
  2. Lens cap
  3. Mount cap
  4. Carrying pouch
  1. Camera with EF-M mount on body or compatible adapter
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Canon EF-M 55-200 mm

Telephoto Zoom Lens

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This lens is intended for use with Canon cameras that have the EF-M mount system, such as the Canon EOS M50 and Canon EOS M50 Mark II. It's a telephoto zoom lens with Image Stabilizer technology.

  1. Canon EF-M 55-200 mm lens (f / 4.5 - 6.3 IS STM)
  2. Lens cap
  3. Mount cap
  4. Carrying pouch
  1. Camera with EF-M mount on body or compatible adapter
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Canon RF-S 55-210 mm

Telephoto zoom lens

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This lens can only be used with Canon cameras that have the RF mount system, such as the Canon EOS R50. It's a telephoto zoom lens with Image Stabilizer technology.

  1. Canon RF-S 55-210 mm (F5-7.1 IS STM )
  2. Lens cap
  3. Mount cap
  4. Carrying pouch
  1. Camera with RF mount on body
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Canon RF 50mm F 1.8 STM

Prime Lens

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This lens can only be used with Canon cameras that have the RF mount system, such as the Canon EOS R50. It's designed to work in low-light settings and is suited to capturing portraits.

  1. Canon EF-M 55-200 mm lens (f / 4.5 - 6.3 IS STM)
  2. Lens cap
  3. Mount cap
  4. Carrying pouch
  1. Camera with RF mount on body
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RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM

Ultrawide Lens

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This lens can only be used with Canon cameras that have the RF mount system, such as the Canon EOS R50. It's an Ultra-wide lens which can be used for vlogging and architecture

  1. Canon RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM
  2. Lens cap
  3. Mount cap
  4. Carrying pouch
  1. Camera with RF mount on body
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Lights

Vbestlife W49

Mini Dimmable LED Light Panel

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

These small LED lighting panels are intended to be mounted on a camera (such as our Canon EOS M50 cameras) or a tripod. The light is battery-operated and has a dial for setting brightness.

  1. Vbestlife W49 LED video light
  2. Two (2) AA batteries (rechargeable Ni-MH)
  3. Manufacturer's user guide
  • Camera with cold-shoe mount, such as
    • Canon EOS M50 camera
  • Mount or tripod with 1/4 in screw, such as
    • MeFoto RoadTrip air
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Aputure Amaran AL-H198 

LED Light Panel

This LED light panel has adjustable brightness and can be powered by six AA batteries or one Lithium-ion battery. It connects to a device that has a shoe mount (like the Canon EOS M50) or a tripod that has a 1/4 in screw (like the MeFoto RoadTrip Air). The kit includes a white-filter plate and an orange-filter plate.

  1. AL-H198 LED light panel
  2. Six (6) AA batteries, already installed (rechargeable Ni-MH)
  3. Charger for AA batteries (Duracell)
  4. Lithium-ion battery (rechargeable 7.4 V)
  5. Charger for Li-ion battery
  6. Extension attachment, already installed (1/4 in screw thread)
  7. Lamp bracket, with pivot head (1/4 in screw)
  8. Nut, for bottom of lamp bracket (3/8 in to 1/4 in screw thread)
  9. One (1) white-filter plate
  10. One (1) orange-filter plate
  11. Instruction manual
  12. Carrying case
  • Camera with cold-shoe mount, such as
    • Canon EOS M50 camera
  • Mount or tripod with 1/4 in screw, such as
    • MeFoto RoadTrip Air
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Neewer Lighting Kit With Softboxes

2 lights, 2 stands, & 2 softbox kits

These portable kits provide bright, adjustable lighting for photo and video shoots; the optional softbox attachments diffuse the light to eliminate harsh shadows. The LED lights can be operated using battery packs if power outlets are not available.

  1. Two (2) LED lights (40 W)
  2. Two (2) white filters, already installed
  3. Two (2) sets of metal shutters (four shutters per set)
  4. Eight (8) flat-head screws
  5. Two (2) AC power adapters (45 W)
  6. Two (2) power lines, for AC power adapters
  7. Four (4) DC batteries (7.2 V)
  8. Two (2) dual-USB chargers, for DC batteries
  9. Two (2) USB cables (Micro-USB to USB-A), for battery chargers
  10. One (1) manufacturer's instructional brochure
  11. Two (2) bags for LED lights, with Styrofoam padding
  12. Two (2) softboxes
  13. Two (2) bags for softboxes
  14. Two (2) tripod stands
  15. Carrying case
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Neewer Lighting Kit Without Softboxes

2 lights, 2 stands

These portable kits provide bright, adjustable lighting for photo and video shoots.

  1. Two (2) LED photography lights (45 W)
  2. Two (2) white filters, already installed
  3. Two (2) sets of metal shutters (four shutters per set)
  4. Eight (8) flat-head screws
  5. Two (2) AC power adapters (60 W)
  6. Two (2) power lines, for AC power adapters
  7. Four (4) DC batteries (7.2 V)
  8. Two (2) dual-USB chargers, for DC batteries
  9. Two (2) USB cables (Micro-USB to USB-A), for battery chargers
  10. Two (2) manufacturer's instructional brochures
  11. Two (2) bags for LED lights, with Styrofoam padding
  12. Two (2) tripod stands
  13. Carrying cart
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Neewer Lighting Single Panel

1 light , 1 stand

This light Panel provide bright, adjustable lighting for photo and video shoots.

  1. One (1) LED photography lights (40 W)
  2. One (1) white filters, already installed
  3. One (1) set of metal shutters (four shutters per set)
  4. Four(4) flat-head screws
  5. One (1) AC power adapters (45 W)
  6. One (1) power lines, for AC power adapters
  7. Two (2) DC batteries (7.2 V)
  8. One (1) dual-USB chargers, for DC batteries
  9. One (1) USB cable (Micro-USB to USB-A), for battery chargers
  10. One (1) manufacturer's instructional brochures
  11. One (1) bag for LED lights, with Styrofoam padding
  12. One (1) tripod stand
  13. Carrying cart
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Stabilizers (Tripods, Gimbals)

SmallRig Mini Tripod

Mini Tripod for Phone Desktop

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

SMALLRIG Mini Tripod for Camera, Updated Desktop Tabletop Tripod Compatible with Quick Release Plate for Arca-Type, 360° Ball Head and 1/4 Screws Portable for Compact Cameras DSLRs, Phone, for Gopro

  1. SmallRig Mini Tripod
  2. Ball head
  3. Quick-release plate
  1. Camera or mount compatible with 1/4 in screw, such as
    • Canon EOS M50 camera
    • Insta360 One R camera with mounting bracket
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Ulanzi Phone Mount

Phone Tripod Mount Adapter

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

Table Top Mount. Universal phone tripod mount fits most smart-phones with or without a case. Just rotates the phone fixing knob, and it will quickly extend or contract. Easy to use.

  1. One phone tripod mount adapter
  1. Tripod
  2. Smartphones
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Manfrotto BeFree Advanced Tripod

Tripod

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This tripod kit has a ball head and a mounting plate with a 1/4 in screw. It also has lever locks on its legs for stable positioning.

  1. Manfrotto BeFree Advanced tripod
  2. Mounting plate with screw (1/4 in)
  3. Two (2) Allen keys/wrenches
  4. Manufacturer's operating instructions
  5. Padded travel bag (Manfrotto)
  1. Camera or mount compatible with 1/4 in screw, such as
    • Canon EOS M50 camera
    • Insta360 One R camera with mounting bracket
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MeFoto RoadTrip Air

Tripod and Selfie Stick

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This tripod is portable and lightweight (2.5 lbs). It includes a detachable selfie-stick and smartphone-holder. It's compatible with any camera or mount/bracket that can accept a 1/4 in screw.

  1. MeFoto RoadTrip Air tripod
  2. Mounting plate with screw (1/4 in)
  3. Smartphone holder
  4. Bluetooth remote (Micro-USB port)
  5. Holder for Bluetooth remote
  6. Allen key/wrench
  7. Manufacturer's operating instructions
  8. Carrying pouch (MeFoto)
  1. Camera or mount compatible with 1/4 in screw, such as
    • Canon EOS M50 camera
    • Insta360 One R camera with mounting bracket
  2. Or smartphone between 48 -100 mm in width
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DJI Osmo Mobile 6

Smartphone Stabilizer

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing, email diginit@yorku.ca

This smartphone stabilizer/gimbal has three-axis stabilization (pan, tilt, roll) and four modes that determine which axes are changeable. The handle is extendable and has a joystick that allows manual adjustment of the axis-changing motors. The unit includes a grip tripod as well as a USB cable that can connect to the smartphone.

  1. DJI Osmo Mobile 6 smartphone stabilizer
  2. DJI OM Magnetic Phone Clamp 3
  3. Grip tripod
  4. USB cable, for charging (USB-C to USB-A)
  5. Storage pouch
  6. Manufacturer's quick-start guide
  1. Smartphone of dimensions compatible with OJ Magnetic Phone Clamp 3
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Zhiyun Weebill 3

Gimbal for Mirrorless Cameras

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing, email diginit@yorku.ca

This smartphone stabilizer/gimbal has three-axis stabilization (pan, tilt, roll) and four modes that determine which axes are changeable. The handle is extendable and has a joystick that allows manual adjustment of the axis-changing motors. The unit includes a grip tripod as well as a USB cable that can connect to the smartphone.

  1. Zhiyun Weebill 3 gimbal base
  2. Gimbal handle/tripod
  3. Level mount
  4. Screw for level mount
  5. Quick-release plate
  6. Quick-release latch
  7. Box for cables
  8. Two (2) male-male 3.5 mm cables (TRS-to-TRS)
  9. Two (2) USB-C to Micro-USB cables
  10. One (1) USB-C to USB-C cable
  11. One (1) USB-C to USB-A cable
  12. Two (2) bolts
  13. Four (4) different-coloured plastic tabs
    1. Red
    2. Orange
    3. Yellow
    4. Blue
  1. DSLR or mirrorless camera compatible with Zhiyun Weebill 3
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Lightboxes

Puluz 25 cm Foldable LED Ring Light Studio

Portable Lightbox

This portable lightbox measures 25 cm x 25 cm x 25 cm. It has an attached USB power supply with a control panel that lets you adjust brightness. The kit includes six backdrops that have a different colour on each side to create a collection of 12 unique colours.

  1. Studio box with attached control panel and power supply (USB-A, 2 m)
  2. Six (6) double-sided colour backdrops, consisting of
    1. Black/White
    2. Blue/Purple
    3. Red/Salmon
    4. Peach/Yellow
    5. Tan/Grey
    6. Green/Brown
  3. Carry bag
  4. Manufacturer's instruction sheet
  1. Power adapter/source with USB-A port
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Puluz 40 cm Foldable LED Ring Light Studio

Portable Lightbox

This portable lightbox measures 40 cm x 40 cm x 40 cm. It has an attached USB power supply with a control panel that lets you adjust brightness. The kit includes six backdrops that have a different colour on each side to create a collection of 12 unique colours.

  1. Studio box with attached control panel and power supply (USB-A, 2 m)
  2. Six (6) double-sided colour backdrops, consisting of
    1. Black/White
    2. Blue/Purple
    3. Red/Salmon
    4. Peach/Yellow
    5. Tan/Grey
    6. Green/Brown
  3. Carry bag
  4. Manufacturer's instruction sheet
  1. Power adapter/source with USB-A port
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Recorders

Microphones

Headphones

Soundboards

Recorders

Zoom H4n Pro

Audio Recorder

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

A professional-grade audio recorder that can record 4 separate audio tracks from multiple inputs. You can use the onboard microphone or connect up to two additional input sources. You can also use a USB connection to record directly to your computer. See the product intro video.

  1. Zoom H4n Pro recorder
  2. SD memory card, already installed (SanDisk Ultra, 32 GB)
  3. Two (2) AA batteries, already installed (rechargeable Ni-MH)
  4. Battery charger
  5. USB cable, for file transferring (Mini-USB to USB-A)
  6. Plastic container (Zoom)
  7. Carrying case

The manufacturer's manual (print copy) is available for a 7-day loan, if needed.

  1. Access to computer that has
    1. Windows or macOS operating system, and
    2. USB-A port or SD-card slot 
  • Manufacturer's Manual (print copy) is available for a 7-day loan, if needed
  • Wired headphones/earphones with 3.5 mm stereo plug
  • Tripod with 1/4 in screw-thread
  • Audio-editing software
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Zoom H6

Audio Recorder

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

A professional-grade audio recorder that can record up to six inputs at once (two built-in mics and up to four external inputs).

  1. Zoom H6 recorder
  2. SD Card, already installed (32GB)
  3. Four AA batteries, already installed
  4. Battery charger
  5. USB cable, for battery charger (Micro-USB to USB-A)
  6. USB cable, for file transferring (Mini-USB to USB-A)
  7. Carrying case
  1. Access to computer that has
    1. Windows or macOS operating system, and
    2. USB-A port or SD-card slot 
  • Wired headphones/earphones with 3.5 mm stereo plug
  • Tripod with 1/4 in screw-thread
  • Audio-editing software
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Windscreen for Zoom H4n Pro

Fur windscreen

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This fur windscreen is designed for the Zoom H4n Pro recorder. It has an elastic band that lets it cover the H4n Pro's top-mounted, built-in twin microphones.

  1. Fur windscreen
  2. Re-sealable plastic bag
  1. Zoom H4n Pro recorder
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Microphones

Blue Yeti Nano

Premium USB Microphone

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

A plug-and-play USB microphone for broadcast-quality podcasting, interview/meeting recording, voiceover work, and more. See the product intro video.

  1. Blue Yeti Nano microphone
  2. Bottom thread-mount, for connecting to other stands
  3. Desk stand with two (2) side screws
  4. USB cable (Micro-USB to USB-A)
  5. Sponge windscreen
  6. Manufacturer's quick-start guide
  7. Carrying case
  1. Access to computer that has
    1. Windows or macOS operating system, and
    2. USB-A port
  • Wired headphones/earphones with 3.5 mm stereo jack
  • Audio-editing software
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Power DeWise Lavalier Microphone

LIMIT: 4 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

Elevate your video recording quality with our Professional Grade Lavalier Clip On Microphone, perfect for capturing clear audio on your camera, phone, or iPhone. This small noise cancelling 3.5mm Lav Mic features an easy clip on system for simple use, making it ideal for ASMR videos and more. See the product intro video.

  1. Power DeWise Lavalier Microphone
  2. One (1) windscreen
  3. Magnetic clip
  4. Adapter (TRS plug to 3.5 mm TRRS port)
  5. Extension cable (TRRS plug to 3.5 mm TRRS port, 2m)
  6. Power DeWise soft carrying pouch
  7. Hard carrying case
  1. Wireless microphone system including transmitter with 3.5 mm port, such as
    • Rode Wireless Go
    • Saramonic UwMic9 Kit 2
  • TBD
  • TBD
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Rode Wireless Go

Wireless & Wearable Microphone

LIMIT: 4 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This wireless microphone system consists of a lightweight, wearable mic-transmitter and a receiver. The receiver works best when it's connected to a recording device that has a dedicated, 3.5 mm microphone port.

  1. Rode Go transmitter, with built-in mic
  2. Rode Go receiver
  3. Carrying pouch (Rode)
  4. Two (2) USB cables (Rode, USB-C to USB-A)
  5. Black/black audio cable (Rode, 3.5 mm TRS-to-TRS)
  6. Black/grey audio cable (3.5 mm TRS-to-TRRS)
  7. USB adapter (USB-A plug to 3.5 mm port)
  8. Apple Lightning adapter (Lightning plug to 3.5 mm port)
  9. Splitter cable (two 3.5 mm ports, one 3.5 mm plug)
  10. Fur windshield, for transmitter
  11. Manufacturer's quickstart guide
  12. Plastic container
  1. Access to recording device with 3.5 mm input port (microphone or line-in), such as
    • Canon EOS M50 camera
    • Windows or macOS computer
    • Android or iOS phone/tablet
  2. Or, iOS phone/tablet with Lightning port
  • Audio-editing software
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Rode Wireless PRO

Wireless & Wearable Microphone

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This wireless microphone system consists of a lightweight, 2 wearable mic-transmitters and a receiver. The receiver works as a standalone recorder and as well as with an external device such as Canon Cameras, Smartphones.

  1. 2 x Transmitter
  2. 1 x Receiver
  3. 1 x Charge Case (PRO)
  4. 1 x Accessory Case
  5. 1 x TRRS
  6. 1 x USB-C to Lightning
  7. 2 x USB-C to USB-C
  8. 2 x Lavalier II
  9. 1 x MagClip GO
  10. 3 x Windshield
  • Access to recording device with 3.5 mm input port (microphone or line-in), such as
    • Canon EOS M50 camera
    • Windows or macOS computer
    • Android or iOS phone/tablet
  • Or, iOS phone/tablet with Lightning port
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Saramonic UwMic9 Kit 2

UHF Wireless & Wearable Microphone System

This wireless microphone system includes a portable receiver and two wearable transmitters that each have a lapel/lavalier microphone. The kit includes an audio cable and a cold-shoe mount adapter for use with video cameras (like the Canon EOS M50). The kit also includes a Y-shaped splitter cable for use with recording devices that have XLR ports (like the Zoom H4n Pro).

  1. One (1) receiver
  2. Two (2) transmitters
  3. Three (3) wire belt-clips, already installed
  4. Six (6) AA batteries, already installed (rechargeable Ni-MH)
  5. Two (2) lapel/lavalier microphones, each with
    1. Windscreen
    2. Microphone-holder clip
  6. Audio cable (3.5mm TRS-to-TRS)
  7. Alternate splitter cable (two XLR plugs, one 3.5 mm plug)
  8. Cold-shoe mount adapter
  1. Access to recording device with 3.5 mm input port (microphone or line-in), such as
    • Canon EOS M50 camera
    • Windows or macOS computer
  2. Or, recording device with XLR port(s), such as
    • Zoom H4n Pro
  • Manufacturer's Manual (print copy) is available for a 7-day loan, if needed
  • Wired headphones/earphones with 3.5 mm stereo plug, such as
    • Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
  • Audio-editing software
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Audio-Technica AT2005USB

Vocal Microphone

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

This handheld cardioid microphone can connect to recording devices, audio interfaces, and amplifiers by USB cable or XLR cable. The unit includes both types of cables, as well as a mount that can screw onto its desktop tripod or a separate vertical stand.

  1. Audio-Technica AT2005USB microphone
  2. USB cable (Mini-USB to USB A)
  3. XLR cable (XLR plug to XLR port, 16 ft)
  4. Mount for microphone stand and desktop tripod
  5. Storage case
  1. Recording, interface, or amplifying device with
    • USB-A port, such as computer, or
    • XLR port, such as soundboard 
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Shure SM58

Vocal Microphone

This microphone is intended for amplifying vocals. It has a cardioid (front-facing, one-direction) pickup pattern and a clip for attaching it to a microphone stand (not included). The kit includes a long XLR audio cable.

  1. Shure SM58 microhpone
  2. Clip, for microphone stand
  3. Audio cable (XLR plug to XLR port, 16 ft)
  4. Manufacturer's user guide
  5. Carrying case
  1. Speaker or recording device with XLR port
  1. Microphone stand
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Apex176

Hypercardioid Shotgun Microphone

This shotgun microphone is intended to be used with a pole or stand (not included).

  1. Apex176 microphone
  2. Sponge windscreen
  3. Two (2) AA batteries, one (1) already installed (rechargeable Ni-MH)
  4. Mount, for microphone stand
  5. Microphone cable (XLR plug to XLR port, 16 ft)
  6. Manufacturer's owner's manual
  7. Carrying bag
  1. Pole or stand
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Headphones

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro / Sony MDR7506

Dynamic Headphones

LIMIT: 2 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

Monitoring headphones for use in conjunction with other audio equipment such as the Zoom H4n Pro recorder or the Livetrak-8 sound board.

  1. Sennheiser HD 280 Pro headphones with 3.5 mm plug
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Soundboards

Zoom LiveTrak L8

8-Channel Mixer

This portable sound board can record and mix up to 8 input sources, and is ideal for mobile podcast recording. Audio can be saved directly to an SD card. See the product intro video.

  1. LiveTrak L-8 mixing board
  2. SD card, already installed (SanDisk Ultra, 32 GB)
  3. Power cable, consisting of
    1. AC adapter (5 V)
    2. USB cable (Micro-USB to USB-A)
  4. Audio cable (3.5 mm TRRS to TRRS)
  5. Seven (7) stereo adapters, gold-plated (3.5 mm port to 1/4 in plug)
  6. Manufacturer's quick guide
  1. Audio-input source(s) each connected to cable with
    1. 1/4 in plug, XLR plug, or (with stereo adapter) 3.5 mm plug
  2. Audio-output source(s) each connected to cable with
    1. 1/4 in plug, XLR port, or (with stereo adapter) 3.5 mm plug
  • Access to computer with audio-editing software
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Untethered VR

Meta Quest 2

VR Headset and Controllers

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

These headsets make virtual reality portable with their all-in-one solution including six degrees of freedom, motion-detecting hand controls, and integrated audio. With the Link software, they can be tethered to high-end PCs to experience a full range of PCVR applications. See this brief intro video.

  1. Oculus Quest 2 VR headset
  2. Headset spacer for eyeglass-wearers, already installed
  3. Two (2) Quest 2 Touch controllers
  4. Two (2) AA batteries, already installed (rechargeable Ni-MH)
  5. Quest 2 charger, consisting of
    1. Power adapter (10 W, USB-C port)
    2. Charging cable (3 ft, USB-C to USB-C)
  6. Carrying case
  1. Meta account for setup
  2. Smartphone or tablet (Android or iOS) for setup
  3. Wi-Fi connection for setup
  4. Eyeglass-wearers: Frames less than 142 mm (5.59 in) wide and less than 50 mm (1.97 in) tall
  5. Indoor space where you can freely move outstretched limbs in all directions
  • Wired headphones/earphones with (right-angled) 3.5 mm stereo jack 
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Meta Quest 3

VR Headset and Controllers

Meta Quest 3 headset and controllers

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing more, email diginit@yorku.ca

These headsets make virtual reality portable with their all-in-one solution including six degrees of freedom, motion-detecting hand controls, and integrated audio. With the Link software, they can be tethered to high-end PCs to experience a full range of PCVR applications. See this brief intro video.

  1. Meta Quest 3 VR headset
  2. Headset spacer for eyeglass-wearers, already installed
  3. Two (2) Quest 3 Touch Plus controllers
  4. Two (2) AA batteries, already installed (rechargeable Ni-MH)
  5. Quest 2 charger, consisting of
    1. Power adapter (10 W, USB-C port)
    2. Charging cable (3 ft, USB-C to USB-C)
  6. Carrying case
  1. Meta account for setup
  2. Smartphone or tablet (Android or iOS) for setup
  3. Wi-Fi connection for setup
  4. Eyeglass-wearers: Frames less than 142 mm (5.59 in) wide and less than 50 mm (1.97 in) tall
  5. Indoor space where you can freely move outstretched limbs in all directions
  • Wired headphones/earphones with (right-angled) 3.5 mm stereo jack 
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Digital Input

Wacom Intuos Medium

Bluetooth Pen Tablet

LIMIT: 1 PER PERSON
To ask about borrowing, email diginit@yorku.ca

This tablet can be used for digital drawing and photo-editing when connected to a compatible computer. This model is Bluetooth-capable, but it can be used while connected by USB cable. Internet connection is required to download necessary a software driver.

  1. Wacom Intuos Medium Bluetooth tablet
  2. Wacom Pen 4K
  3. USB cable, for connection (Micro-USB to USB-A)
  4. Manufacturer's quick-start guide
  5. Carrying case
  1. Computer with
    1. Bluetooth connection or USB-A port
    2. Windows (Windows 7 or later) or macOS (10.11 or later)
    3. Internet connection to download necessary software driver
  2. Chromebook or Android device
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