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Instructional Media Services
On campus, Instructional Media Services [IMS] offers audio & video for checkout for any scheduled University course or can be rented at affordable campus rates.

For all non-instruction events, recording equipment can be rented at affordable campus rates. Please call IMS Audiovisual Distribution at 581-6112 for pricing and information.

Support
All loaned/rented equipment can be delivered and set up by trained IMS support staff.

IMS provides high-quality video production for instruction on campus. Any videotaped course or event can be encoded for audio or video podcasting. Any audio or video format can be transferred to a podcast file. IMS does not host or archive podcast files. IMS requests a one-week advance notice for all taping.

Call IMS Campus Video Services at 581-8610 for pricing, information, or to schedule.

Audio Hardware:

Zoom H4Zoom H4

The Zoom H4 Handy Digital Recorder fits in your palm and is ideal for recording live musical performances, interviews, podcasts, meetings, classes and seminars. The H4 allows you to record 24-bit/96 kHz digital audio as well as in MP3 format with bitrates up to 320kbps.

The H4 features two studio-quality electret condenser microphones configured in an X/Y pattern for true stereo recording. It also includes 2 combination XLR-1/4-inch input jacks with phantom power for use with any external microphones of your choice. And the H4 is loaded with onboard studio effects such as compression, limiting and mic modeling. An 1/8-inch headphone jack is also provided for monitoring.

The H4 records on to Secure Digital (SD) media, a 128MB SD card is included with the unit. With a 2GB SD memory card, the H4 provides up to 380 minutes of recording in 16-bit mode (CD Quality), and 34 hours in MP3 stereo mode.

For more details, see this site.



iRiver T30iRiver T30

This unit is an ultra-portable design, Ffeaturing up to 24 hours of battery life on only 1 AAA battery, the T30 is also equipped with a voice recorder. Record audio from any source (no computer required). Plays MP3, WMA and OGG music files Enhanced 3D audio (supports SRS WOW).

For more details, see this site.


Video Hardware:

Canon ZR60Canon ZR60

The Canon ZR60 is a digital video camcorder using the standard MiniDV cassette, designed to produce the highest quality video possible from non-broadcast equipment.

The ZR60 features a high-performance 1/6" 680,000-pixel CCD to capture high quality video and digital photos.

Canon's image stabilization system corrects camera shake - caused by an unsteady hand, for example. This image stabilization system makes for smoother and steadier video even with hand-held shots, at full telephoto, and shots taken from a moving car, for example.

The ZR60 is fitted with an 18X optical zoom lens, a high performance lens from Canon. The 18X zoom range will more than take care of all your picture-taking needs, whether they are wide-angle shots of all the family at the reunion, or close-up sports action at full telephoto.

For more details, see this site.



Canon ZR40Canon ZR40

The Canon ZR40 is a digital video camcorder using the standard MiniDV cassette, designed to produce the highest quality video possible from non-broadcast equipment.

Canon's image stabilization system corrects camera shake - caused by an unsteady hand, for example. This image stabilization system makes for smoother and steadier video even with hand-held shots, at full telephoto, and shots taken from a moving car, for example.

The ZR40 is fitted with an 18X optical zoom lens, a new high performance lens from Canon. The 18X zoom range will more than take care of all your picture-taking needs, whether they be wide-angle shots of all the family at the reunion, or close-up sports action at full telephoto.

For more details, see this site.