Technology lending library

The Technology lending library allows staff to borrow high quality production equipment to assist in the creation of learning resources. Loans are free of charge and the duration of the loan is dependent on the demand and availability of the equipment.

Please note, as equipment is for staff lending only, students should be referred to the One Button Studio for their video recording needs.

Stand alone audio recorders

Audio recorder kit (Zoom H1) - Single channel

Zoom H1 single channel audio recorder kit. The Zoom H1 is small, light and easy to handle. It will provide the capability needed to undertake most audio recording task. Kit includes 16GB memory card, and carry case.

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Locations

Melbourne (x8), Bendigo (x4), AW (x1), Mildura (x1), Shepparton (x1)

Uses

  • Recording a lecture
  • Podcast
  • Single person interview

Audio recorder kit (Zoom H1) - Dual channel + accessories

This kit has the same recorder as Audio recorder kit (Zoom H1) – Single Channel, but has an additional microphone to allow easy recording of two person interviews. Kit includes: 16GB memory card, 2 x lapel mics and carry case.

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Locations

Melbourne (x2), Bendigo (x2), AW (x1), Mildura (x1), Shepparton (x1)

Uses

  • Recording lecture
  • 2 audio person interview
  • Podcasts for multiple participants

Audio recorder kit (Zoom H4N) - Dual channel

The Zoom H4N is the big brother of the Zoom H1. It is primarily used when very high quality or four channel recording is required. Microphones can record at either 90° or 120° degrees. It has a quality mic preamp to improve audio quality of recordings. Recordings can be made at 24bit/96kHz Linear PCM. Kit includes: 2X Sony ECM44B Omni-directional Lavalier Mic –Wired, 16GB memory card, and carry case.

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Locations

Melbourne (x2), Bendigo (x1)

Uses

  • 2 audio person interview
  • Podcasts for multiple participants

Zoom H6

Audio recorder kit (Zoom H6) - Multi channel

The Zoom H6 has the ability to modify its recording capacity by changing on-board detachable input modules. Stereo, omni, shotgun and an additional two input mic strip are all available. 4 mic inputs are housed on the body of the Zoom H6. The Zoom H6 has the capacity to record 6 channels of audio simultaneously.

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Locations

Melbourne (x1)

Uses

  • multi-person panel or interview
  • use in conjunction with wireless microphones

Microphones

Sennheiser ew100G3 wireless

Sennheiser ew100g3 wireless mic pair

The Sennheiser wireless mic kit consists of a receiver and transmitter and allows audio to be recorded without having a wired connection between the microphone and the recording device. The mic is a lavalier (or lapel) type.

Locations

Melbourne (x6), Bendigo, (x2)

Uses

  • interview recordings on a video camera (like the NX30) or on a stand alone audio recorder

Rode Reporter Microphone

Rode Reporter Omnidirectional Interview Microphone

The Rode Reporter Microphone is designed for handheld interview and presentations applications.

Locations

Melbourne (x1)

Uses

  • in the field interviews and presentations

Sennheiser ew300G3 transmitter

Sennheiser SKP 100 G3 Plug-on wireless transmitter

The Sennheiser wireless transmitter plugs onto standard dynamic microphones (like the Rode Reporter) and wirelessly transmits audio to a suitable receiver such as the Sennheiser ew100g3.

Locations

Melbourne (x1)

Uses

  • standard audio and video applications where a handheld microphone is more useful than a lapel mic

Yeti USB Mic

Blue Microphones Yeti

The Yeti is a USB interface microphone that plugs into a USB port and provides audio input to a laptop or desktop device computer. The microphone does not require drivers or installation, just plug in the USB and record to the software application.

Locations

Melbourne (x5), Bendigo, (x2)

Uses

  • screen capture
  • zoom recording and discussions

Video cameras

Video camera kit (Sony HDR-PJ430VE) - Single channel

The Sony HDR-PJ430VE is a small and portable camera ideally suited to talking head videos or single camera interviews. The camera has:

  • Built-in Projector with Input Function
  • Balanced Optical SteadyShot
  • 26.8mm Wide-angle Lens
  • 32GB Internal Memory

The kit comes with a 32GB memory card, lapel mic, carry case and tripod.

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Locations

Melbourne (x3), Bendigo (x2), AW (x1), Mildura (x1), Shepparton (x1)

Uses

  • Single camera interviews
  • Single talking head or lecture recording

Video camera kit (Sony HXR-NX30P) - Built in gyro

This professional level video kit use the Sony HXR-NX30p. This camera is compatible the latest HD recording formats, including 1080/50p. The camera has an image stabilization system that allows allow rock steady recordings - even when zooming in. The camera has a 26.0mm ultra wide-angle lens with 10x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 26-260mm). The camera provides flexible timecode/user bit settings and XLR audio inputs for high reliability and high sound quality video.

The kit includes 32GB memory card, carry case and tripod. There microphone for this kit is mounted to the camera.

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Locations

Melbourne (x2), Bendigo (x1)

Uses

  • Situations requiring a number of zooms or where unstable recording situations exist (eg movement or some kind).
  • Interviews in locations where camera mounted mic is suitable
  • Here high quality interviews are required.

Video camera kit (Go Pro+ Black Edition)

Go Pro Cameras are ideal for recording action or where you want to capture photos. The Go Pro will automatically adjust for low-light situations by lowering the frame capture rate during low light recordings. The microphone is located on the camera. The Go Pro Kit includes:

  • 32GB memory card
  • Go Pro Head Strap
  • Go Pro Tripod adaptor
  • Go Pro Suction Cup Mount (compact)
  • Go Pro Professional XB series 1 Camera 2 Layers case

Locations

Melbourne (x1)

Uses

  • Action recordings
  • Single picture rather than video recordings

Lights

LightPro 220A front

LightPro 220A 2 Head 4 Tubes Daylight Balanced Fluorescent Light

  • Kit comes with 2 x Daylight Balanced Fluorescent Lights, consisting of 4 x 220 with Tubes (3 x control options)
  • Front diffusers
  • Carry Cases
  • Power Cords
  • Horizontal or Vertical Brackets
  • Stands
  • V-Lock attachment for battery operation

NUMBER OF KITS - 1

Backup/spares - 1 x kit

LOCATION - MELBOURNE CAMPUS

LightPro DN600CSC

LightPro DN-600CSC Dual Colour Compact - LED Video Light

  • Kit comes with 2 x LED lights with variable colour temperatures 3200k-5600k
  • Front diffusers/filter set
  • Carry Cases
  • Power Cords
  • Stands
  • V-Lock attachment for battery operation

NUMBER OF KITS - 1

Backup/spares - 1 x DN-600CSC, 1 x DN-600SC

LOCATION - MELBOURNE CAMPUS

VidPro portable LED

Vidpro LED Light Kit

  • Small camera mountable light
  • Stand
  • Kit bag with batteries and charger
  • Filters
  • Dual colour temperature controls

NUMBER OF UNITS - 1

LOCATION - MELBOURNE CAMPUS

Backgrounds

Westcott Illuminator green_blue collapsible backdrop

Westcott Illuminator dual colour (green and blue) collapsible background

  • comes with stand
  • dimension 6' x 7'

NUMBER OF UNITS - 1

LOCATION - MELBOURNE CAMPUS

Lastolite Collapsible Background

Lastolite dual colour (white and black) collapsible background

  • 1.8m x 2.1m

NUMBER OF UNITS - 1

LOCATION - MELBOURNE CAMPUS

Westcott Wrinkle Resistant Backdrop

Westcott High-Key White Background

  • 9' x 20'
  • comes with stand

NUMBER OF UNITS - 1

LOCATION - MELBOURNE CAMPUS

Webcams

Conference Webcam (Logitech BCC950)

The Logitech BCC950 Conference Camera is ideal for business meetings where multiple staff are in attendance. The camera has a 78 degree field of view and the remote control can rotate 180 degrees, and controlled video pan, tilt and zoom.  The base of the camera has a duplex speakerphone and noise cancelling microphone.

Locations

Melbourne (x1), Bendigo (x1)


Webcam for PC/Mac (LifeCam Cinema HD)

The LifeCam Cinema HD provides high quality (720p HD widescreen) video and clear audio. It is ideal for adding to your desktop computer and recording content at your desk.

Locations

Melbourne (x3), Bendigo (x2), AW (x1), Midlura (x1), Shepparton (x1)

Phone recording

IQ phone rig

Que Audio iQ-rig

The Que Audio iQ-rig has a stand with a built in phone holder and mini shotogun microphone

Locations

NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Uses

  • useful for video recordings where you would like to use your phone and need something with light and quick assembly

Recording environments

The One Button Studio

If you need a suitable space to do a recording but wish to bypass the One Button Studio's internal recorder you are welcome to utilise the studios and use its range of facilities which include

  • acoustic treatment
  • studio lighting
  • whiteboard - which can provide a number of backgrounds including a green screen from the PowerPoint slide available on the whiteboard desktop

Book the 1BS as you would normally, details are located on the One Button Studio webpage.

Contacts

Melbourne and regional enquiries other than Bendigo

Simon Knight
T: x 2942
E: s.knight@latrobe.edu.au

Bendigo

Brad Hodge
T: x 7386
E: b.hodge@latrobe.edu.au