Movie Gear: Multimedia Equipment for Students at Lamont

About the Movie Gear

Students may borrow all of the following equipment the same way as books, for a loan period of 24 hours. Please check current availability in HOLLIS by checking the links in either Location field here:


(2) Blue Microphones Snowball USB Microphones

Blue Microphones Snowball USB Microphone
  • Uniquely designed plug-and-play USB mic connects to either a Mac or PC
  • Dual capsule design and unique three-pattern switch can handle everything from soft vocals to loud garage band
  • Switchable mic patterns for a variety of recording applications, including podcasts
  • Swivel mount located on the bottom center of the mic body
  • No additional software required

(2) Blue Microphones Snowflake USB Microphones

Blue Microphones Snowflake USB Microphone
  • Smaller, more portable version of the Snowball USB microphone
  • Plug n' play, small and light, works with Windows or Mac
  • Includes a case and cable
  • No additional software required

(3) Rode VideoMic Directional Video Condenser Microphones

Rode VideoMic Directional Video Condenser Microphone
  • Broadcast and studio sound quality condenser microphone with wind-shield
  • Two step high-pass filter - flat or 80 Hz; three step PAD - 0, -10, -20dB
  • Integrated cold shoe mount, 1/4" and 3/8" thread
  • 9 V battery operation
  • Online Quick Start Guide

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Nikon D3200 Digital Camera

Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera
  • 24.2-Megapixel DSLR Camera
  • Record 1080p video at 24/25/30 fps ; record 720p at up to 60 fps
  • Includes carrying case, battery, charger, and data cable
  • Includes the NIKKOR ED II 18-55mm lens and the NIKKOR ED 55-200mm lens
  • Note: camera requires an SD card, available separately
  • Reference Manual (PDF)

(2) Canon VIXIA HF R32 Full HD Camcorders

Canon VIXIA HF R32 Full HD Camcorder
  • Capture HD 1920 x 1080 Video
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Slot & 32GB Flash Memory
  • Record in AVCHD or MP4 Formats
  • Optical 32x Zoom & 1020x Digital Zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Online Quick Start Guide

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(6) SD Cards

SD Card
  • 32GB capacity holds up to eight hours of HD video
  • SDHC specification
  • Carrying case included
  • Compatible with HD camcorders also available for borrowing

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Set and Lighting Accessories

(2) 600 LED Light Panels with Stands

Light Tripod
  • Lights require tall light stands, as seen in photo, rented separately
  • Light panels come with “barndoors” to direct light
  • Light package comes with several panels to place before light to change light color, as shown in photo
  • Color temperature 5400K, or 3200 with filter

(2) Tripods

  • Oben AC-1310 3-Section Aluminum Tripod with BA-0 Ball Head
  • Approximately 5' maximum height
  • 11 lb Load Capacity
  • Lightweight - Weighs Only 3.4 lb
  • Removable Head

Light Kit

(2) Vidpro K-120 On-Camera LED Light Kit

  • 75W Equivalent Light Beam
  • Stepless Dimmer (0-100%)
  • Daylight Balanced 5600K
  • 4300K Warming Filter & Soft Diffuser

X-Drop Kit

X-Drop Kit
  • 5' x 7' green screen, wrinkle-resistant
  • Telescopic arms and legs on the stand make it easy to set up and tear down
  • Grommets on top and bottom make for rapid hanging; no need to worry about orientation
  • Lightweight and easy to carry; ideal for on-location set-ups

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