Equipment Loan

Equipment Loan

Through the Multimedia Innovation Center and the Media Commons, Penn State Lehigh Valley is able to offer current students the opportunity to rent state-of-the-art video and camera equipment to use for educational purposes.

To rent this equipment or for additional information, please visit the MIC on the second floor. Please note that in order to rent equipment, students must present a valid student ID card.

Camera Tripod


Magnus 4000

Camera tripod, Magnus 4000, from the Multimedia Innovation Center.


Magnus 300

Camera tripod, Magnus 300, from the Multimedia Innovation Center.

  • Lightweight tripod with adjustable-height legs and rubber feet
  • Compatible with most video cameras, digital cameras, still cameras, GoPro devices, smartphone adapters (not included), and scopes.
  • Recommended max load weight is 6.6 lbs (3kg) for optimal performance
  • Weighs 3 lbs; Extends from 25 inches to 60 inches when center post is fully extended; Carrying case included
  • Two built-in bubble view levels and 3-way head to allow for tilt and swivel motion; portrait or landscape options
  • Quick-release mounting plate helps ensure fast transitions between shots
  • The Magnus300 and Magnus4000 are both available, depending on what type of camera is being rented

Canon PowerShot

  • 28mm wide-angle lens; 4x optical zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Smart AUTO mode intelligently selects from 18 predefined settings
  • 12.1-megapixel resolution allows you to print large size images with clarity and detail
  • Clear 2.7-inch PureColor System LCD
  • Shoot in Low Light mode for dimly-lit situations

Canon Rebel T3i Kit

  • 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor, 9-point AF system
  • 3.7 frames per second continuous shooting
  • ISO 100-6400 expandable to 12800
  • 1080p HD video recording with manual controls
  • Includes 75-300mm EF Lens, 50mm EF Lens, 18-55mm EFS Lens

Flip Mino HD

Flip mino HD camera

Flip Mino HD

Flip Mino HD from the Multimedia Innovation Center. 

  • Holds 60 minutes of HD-quality video (1280 x 720 resolution at 30 frames per second; 16:9 widescreen) on 4 GB of built-in memory
  • Weighs only 3.3 ounces; Super-slim, super-sleek design, fits into your pocket or purse
  • Features one-touch recording and digital zoom
  • Flip-out USB arm plugs directly into your computer to launch built-in FlipShare software
  • FlipShare software lets you save and organize your videos, edit individual clips, make custom movies, email your videos, and upload them

Fuji FinePix S

  • 16MP 1/2.3in CCD sensor
  • FUJINON lens with 36x optical zoom (25-900mm equivalent)
  • 3in LCD monitor (460k dots)
  • HD movies at 720p/30fps
  • Powered by 3×AA alkaline batteries with an approx. 250-shot battery life

Fuji FinePix S1800

  • 12.2-megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD for photo-quality poster-sized prints
  • Fujinon 18x wide-angle optical zoom lens (28mm wide-angle to 504mm telephoto); Dual Image Stabilization
  • Capture movies in HD quality 720p resolution
  • 3.0-inch high-contrast LCD and Electronic View Finder
  • Track a moving subject automatically for still picture capture

GoPro Hero 3+

Go Pro 3 camera

GoPro Hero 3+

GoPro Hero 3 from the Multimedia Innovation Center. 

  • 20% smaller and lighter housing (waterproof to 131'/40m)
  • 33% improved image sharpness and reduced distortion
  • Faster built in Wi-Fi for enhanced connectivity to the Wi-Fi Remote (included) and GoPro App
  • Super View video mode captures the world"s most immersive wide angle perspective
  • 30% longer battery life

GoPro Hero 4

GoPro Hero 4 camera

GoPro Hero 4

GoPro Hero 4 from the Multimedia Innovation Center. 

  • Built-In Touch Display: Frame your shots. Easily adjust settings. Play back videos and photos. Improved Camera Control: New dedicated button enables quick access to camera settings. Simplified menus make navigating settings easier than ever.
  • Fast, Powerful Photo Capture: Captures high-quality 12MP photos at speeds of up to 30 fps.
  • Built-In WiFi + Bluetooth: Delivers enhanced connectivity to the GoPro App, Smart Remote
  • Protune - Now for Video + Photos: Cinema-quality capture and manual control of color, ISO limit, exposure and more. Night Photo Lapse: Customizable exposure settings up to 30 seconds for single and Time Lapse Photos. Auto Low Light: Automatically adjusts frame rates for optimal low-light performance. 

Ipod Kit

Ipod kit

Ipod Kit

Ipod kit from the Multimedia Innovation Center. 

  • Stores up to 7,500 songs, 20,000 photos, or 75 hours of video playback
  • 2.5-inch (diagonal) color LCD with LED backlight
  • Up to 14 hours of music playback, up to 3 hours of slideshows with music , up to 2 hours of video playback.
  • Comes with earbud headphones and USB cable
  • Compatible with Mac OS X v10.3.9 or later, Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 or later, or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later
  • Includes Pelican case, Ipod, Micro memo and Microphone, White USB Ipod charger, Wall charger

JVC VHS Converter

  • DVD/hi-fi VHS video recorder combination deck with SQPB (S-VHS quasi playback) and Spatializer virtual surround sound
  • Plays DVD-Video, CD, CD-R/RW, VCD, MP3 (CD-R/CD-RW), and VHS cassettes
  • High-bit/high-sampling (10-bit/27 MHz) video digital-to-analog converter
  • 1-bit P.E.M. D.D. audio converter with 96 kHz/24-bit audio resolution; optical and coaxial digital audio outputs
  • Component-video, composite-video, S-video terminals and RF output

Kodak Xi8 Camcorder

  • Record High Definition video (1080p at 30 fps with 16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Easily upload recorded footage to YouTube with built-in USB and software
  • Expandable SD/SDHC card slot up to 32 GB; Rechargeable battery and charger included
  • Vibrant 2.5-inch viewfinder; Watch footage on HDTV with included cables
  • Edit and share videos with included software

Lexar Card Reader

  • Offers the most versatility
  • Can read CompactFlash, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Pro, MMC, SD and xD-Picture Card
  • USB 2.0 interface
  • USB 1.1 and 1.0 backward compatible
  • Media Support: CompactFlash Type I, CompactFlash Type II, SmartMedia Card (SM), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard (MMC)

Nikon CoolPix

Nikon camera

Nikon CoolPix

Nikon CoolPix from the Multimedia Innovation Center. 

  • 14.1-megapixel CCD sensor for superb image quality
  • 21x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens
  • 5-way VR Image Stabilization System,Memory Card Type : SD, SDHC and SDXC
  • EXPEED C2 for enhanced image quality and processing speed
  • 3-inch Ultra-High Resolution (921,000-dot) Clear Color Display

Panasonic AVCCAM Kit

  • Records stunning 1920 x 1080 or 1280 x 720 AVCHD video with high sensitivity
  • Four professional AVCCAM HD recording modes: HA mode (approx.17 Mbps), HG mode (approx.13 Mbps), the extended recording HE mode (approx. 6 Mbps)And the highest-quality PH mode (average 21 Mbps/Max 24Mbps)
  • Supports the following HD formats in PH mode at 60Hz:1080/60i, 1080/30p, 1080/24pN, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24pN; in HA, HG and HE modes, it records in 1080/60i
  • Includes Headphones, XLR cable, and Battery Charger with battery.

Sandisk 16gb SD Card

  • Great choice for compact to mid-range point and shoot cameras
  • Twice As Fast As Ordinary SDHC Cards, Allowing You To Take Pictures And Transfer Files Quickly
  • Exceptional video recording performance with Class 10 rating for Full HD video (1080p)
  • Quick transfer speeds up to 80MB/s and Waterproof, temperature-proof, X-ray proof, magnet-proof, shockproof
  • 10-year limited warranty

Snowball Blue Microphone

  • USB Output: The USB output enables direct integration with a desktop or laptop computer, allowing CD-quality recording
  • Dual Capsule Design: The dual capsule design incorporates omnidirectional and cardioid elements to give you a choice
  • -10dB Pad: A -10dB pad switch eliminates noise and distortion when capturing signals at extreme volume levels
  • Accessories Included: A desktop stand and USB cable are included so you can begin recording right away

Sony Bloggie Camcorder

  • Format DV, VHS - HD MP4
  • LCD Display - 3"
  • Zoom - 4X Digital
  • Pixels - 12.8MP

Sony Headphones

  • 30mm drivers for rich, full frequency response
  • Lightweight and comfortable on-ear design
  • Swivel-design for portability
  • 47.25-inch (1.2 m) tangle-free, Y-type cord

Sony Wireless Kit

  • Consists of an Omni lavalier microphone, bodypack transmitter and portable tuner
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications, from newsgathering and interviews to talk shows and conferences
  • The lavalier microphone is supplied with microphone windscreens and a microphone-holder clip
  • The bodypack transmitter is supplied with a belt clip
  • The tuner is supplied with a shoe-mount adaptor (for camcorder mounting) and 2 cables (3-pole mini-plug/XLR and 3-pole mini-plug/stereo mini-plug)




Tascam from the Multimedia Innovation Center. 

  • Record to SD/SDHC card (Up to 32GB)
  • Simultaneously record up to 4 tracks
  • TASCAM original HDDA microphone preamps
  • Recording levels can be adjusted independently for the 1/L, 2/R and 3-4 inputs
  • Two XLR/TRS inputs support +4dBu line level input and phantom power (24 or 48VDC on XLRF)