Available Equipment


Please note that SU students, faculty and staff may check out additional equipment not detailed below.

 

Video

Name Description
Check Out?
Delivery?
Non-Southwestern Daily rate
DVD/VHS Player

Handheld wireless remote controls are available for DVD players on request.

Yes
Yes
$20
Flat Screen TV Cart Includes a 50+” flat screen TV, a Mac Mini that can run Windows 7 or the Mac OS and a DVD/VHS player.  No  McCombs Campus Center and Smith Library Center only  $200

Document Camera

aka

Visualizer

A document camera is used to present hard copy documents, graphics, and small objects to a large audience with a data projector (or TV). Most campus electronic classrooms are equipped with document cameras. Portable document cameras are available by reservation from Audiovisual Services. 
Yes
Yes
$100
Camcorder with Tripod

Tapeless HD camcorders are available. They can be used to record video and audio in classrooms and elsewhere on campus. A small tripod, power supply, and one battery are included with each camcorder.

AV Services does not recharge the batteries so if you need to use batteries please plan for enough time to charge them.

Camcorders may be powered from the wall rather than using the battery.

Camcorders must be checked out from the InfoDesk in the Smith Library Center. Audiovisual Services does not provide operators for camcorders. Please see the Video Production page if your videotaping will require an operator.

Yes
No

$50

Light Kit The light kit is available for significant video projects (i.e. capstone or King Creativity Fund) for up to one week. The kit includes all necessary stands and cables.
Yes
No
n/a
 

 

Audio

Name Description
Check Out?
Delivery?
Non-Southwestern Daily rate
Wired Microphone A wired microphone can be used in rooms with a sound system or with a Public Address System (below).Only handheld wired microphones are available. A cable and stand are normally included.
Yes
Yes
$15
Wireless Microphone Handheld or Lapel wireless microphones are available. They can be used in rooms with a sound system or with a Public Address System (below).
Yes
Yes
$50
Audio Mixer If 2 or more microphones are used, an audio mixer may be required in order to connect the microphones to the sound system.
No
Yes
$20
Digital Audio Recorder The Digital Audio Recorder has a built-in microphone and can store over 100 hours of recorded audio. The quality is good for speech, but not good for music.
After recording, it an be plugged directly into a PC. The audio files can then be copied to the PC for listening, editing, burning to CD, etc.
Yes
No
n/a
CD Player A CD player without speakers.  Only audio CDS (and not MP3 CDs) can be played.
Yes
Yes
$15
Small Public Address System A Small Public Address system has 1 speaker (a Behringer Eurolive B112W or equivalent) on a stand. 
Yes
Yes
$75
Large Public Address System

A Large Public Address System includes 2 speakers and a mixer so that up to 5 microphones may be used. Please specify the number of microphones, stands, etc. you will need when ordering.

A Peavey Escort 2000 or equivalent.

Yes
Yes
$150

 

 

Projection

Name Description
Check Out?
Delivery?
Non-Southwestern Daily rate
LCD Projector An LCD projector can be used to project the output from computer, VCR or DVD player. It comes with the cables necessary to connect to a computer and DVD player or VCR. Quantities are very limited.
Faculty & Staff Only
No
n/a
LCD Projection Cart

Projection carts contain the following:

  • LCD projector (3000-5000 lumens)
  • Dual boot Mac Mini (Windows/OS X)
  • Laptop connections (VGA & HDMI)
  • DVD/VCR
  • Speakers
  • Document Camera (upon request)

 

No
Yes
$200
Projection Screen All classrooms have a screen installed. Some other places on campus do as well. 60”, 70” and 96” tripod screens are available($15-$25 for non-Southwestern). A 7.5’x10’ and a 10.5’x14’ fastfold screen, capable of front or rear projection are available as well ($50 for non-Southwestern).
Yes - Tripod Screens only
Yes
$15-$50

 

 

Other

Name Description
Check Out?
Delivery?
Non-Southwestern Daily rate
Flip Chart Easel A Flipchart Easel includes 2 pads of paper and several different colored markers. Additional pads of paper are available at a cost of $10 each.
Yes
Yes
$25
Cart or stand for Equipment For some equipment, such as an overhead projector or slide projector, a cart may be necessary to raise the projector high enough to reach the screen.
No
Yes
$10
Laptops Laptops may be available at the InfoDesk (x7333) in the Smith Library Center.
Yes
No
n/a
 

Please contact Audiovisual Services (x1566) with any questions.