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Creative Media Center Digital Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment Checkouts

Schedule Information:
• Equipment check outs and returns are limited to the CMC Digital Equipment Checkout Schedule.

• The CMC Information Desk can be reached at
404-413-5278 during the CMC Digital Equipment and Printing Services, or "CMC Cage" schedule times.

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Who Can Checkout Equipment:
• To checkout equipment, students must be currently enrolled in classes within the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design within an Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a *B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.*

• Limitations apply on which equipment can be checked out depending upon a student's level as documented on each student's GSU Concise Student Record. Please review the information noting the student enrollment requirements located with each piece of equipment listed on this page.

• Only (1) camera, video camera, or recorder can be loaned per checkout. Multiple camera checkouts can not be granted simultaneously to the same person except in the case of Art & Design students who are paying an additional deposit.

• Tripods, microphones, mic boom poles, lights, and other accessories can be loaned at the same time as a camera. Limitations apply.

• ALL students MUST provide the following before equipment will be checked out to them. The student assistant on duty will scan your GSU Panther Card and print this information for our records at no charge.

1. GSU Panther Card
2. Current GoSolar generated "GSU Concise Student Schedule" with noted A&D major concentration
3. Current local address and phone number
4. Current GSU email address

• Art & Design Faculty may checkout equipment within standard checkout guidelines during the CMC Digital Equipment Checkout Schedule.


Checkout Periods:
Equipment MUST be returned by the person to whom the equipment was Checked Out.

• Each Check Out period lasts 3 days, or for the duration noted on the CMC schedule.

• Checkouts can not be extended or renewed for a 2nd checkout period. All Equipment returns must remain in the CMC inventory until the following day's CMC Digital Equipment Checkout Schedule and be available for other student checkouts before it can be checked out again to the same person.

• Equipment can be returned early during time noted in the CMC Equipment Cage Schedule.


Late Fees, Damages, and Loss:

• Students are responsible for ALL items loaned.

$10 Late fee will be applied to each day that a device has not been returned.

• Failure to return ALL items from a checkout will result in a late fee.

• Also, failure to return ALL items from a checkout will require to the student to pay the charges associated with the replacement of the items not returned. This includes, but is not limited to, cables, manuals, cases, covers, cameras, straps, bolts, nuts, and various fixtures etc..

Late fee payments must be submitted to the CMC during the CMC Digital Equipment Checkout Schedule.

• No additional checkouts can occur until the late fee and replacement costs are resolved.

• GSU Panther Cash can be accepted for payment but checks or money orders are preferred. Payment in full is required for late fees. Checks must be made out to Georgia State University. Information required on the check include: Georgia driver license w/expiration date, local phone number and local address.

• Students can not personally purchase or provide replacement items.

• Unpaid fees will be posted as a unresolved debt to the student's GSU Student Account after 1 week from the time the items is due for return. Posting of these fees may occur more quickly near the end of each semester.


Special/Other:
• CMC 3-Chip Video cameras require a $150 (Canon GL2s) to $500 deposit (XL1s, XL2, and XHA1Ss) due to the high repair cost if mishandled.

• Deposits must be paid using a personal check issued from an account in the name of the student.

• Unretrieved deposit checks are shredded at the end of the semester.


• Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design students, faculty, and staff who have requests for information that is not addressed within this web site can contact the CMC at cmcinfo@gsu.edu or call 404-413-5278 during our posted "Cage" hours of operation.

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Digital Cameras
"Level One"


Nikon CoolPix 5000 Digital Camera
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• 5 megapixels
• Nikon CoolPix 5000 and 5400 available
• USB cable connects to any Macintosh OR Windows PC for download and use with Adobe Photoshop, iPhoto, Preview, etc..

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Nikon CoolPix 5400 Digital Camera

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Best choice for basic to detailed digital photographs due to easy access to photos. Creates JPEG files in fine, medium and low image qualities.
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Nikon P4 Digital Camera

P4-1

Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• 8.1 megapixels
• USB cable connects to any Macintosh OR Windows PC for download and use with Adobe Photosho
p, iPhoto, Preview, etc..
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Digital Cameras
"Level Two"


Nikon D90 Digital Camera Kit

NIkon D90

Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• A minimum of (2) previous CMC checkouts with prompt and undamaged returns are required.
• 14 megapixels.
• USB cable connects to any Macintosh OR Windows PC for download and use with Adobe Photoshop, iPhoto, Preview, etc..

More info link.
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Lighting and Reflector Kits

NIkon D90

impact 2-Pc Reflector Kits
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.


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NIkon D90

impact Boom-Tripod Stands
Features and Requirements:
• This stand is a separate checkout item, but is for use with impact 2-PC Reflector Kit or for use to secure a backdrop.

• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.

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imapact sandbag

impact 5 lb. Sandbags
Features and Requirements:
• This stand is a separate checkout item, but is for use with impact Boom-Tripod Stands, or for use with Bogan Tripods, Lowel Rifa EX55 Lighting Kits, or ikan312v2 Lighting Kits, etc.

• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.

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microsoft comfort mouse 4500

Microsoft Comfort 4500 Mouse
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• USB cable connects to any Macintosh OR Windows PC for use on campus (for example: AH211, AH367, AH365, AH355, AH460, or AH468 labs) or with student owned laptops.

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Digital Video Cameras
"Level One"

Features and Requirements::
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• Requires DV tape supplied by student.
Requires a Firewire 400 (4-pin to-6 pin) cable connects to Macintosh for use with Final Cut Pro HD, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, or Adobe Premier CS6.


Sony DCR-TRV18 Digital Video Camera

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Sony HC-20 Digital Video Camera

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Sony HC-46 Digital Video Camera

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Canon Vixia HV40
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• Requires DV-HD tape to be supplied by student.
• Requires a Firewire 400 (4-pin to-6 pin) cable connects to Macintosh for use with Final Cut Pro HD, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, or Adobe Premier CS6.
• Additional Firewire to Thunderbolt adpater may be required (for in-lab use only).

• Other specs

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3-Chip Digital Video Cameras:
"Level Two"

Canon XA-10 HD Professional
3-Chip Digital Video Camera
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design MFA or MA students only.
• Utilizes built in memory for recording video.
• For use with Final Cut Pro HD, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, or Adobe Premier.


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*Special Notes:
1. Art & Design students must be currently enrolled in School of Art & Design courses in graduate MFA or MAconcentration.
2. Art & Design Graduate Students must have a history of use established with CMC with punctual, undamaged returns.
3. A minimum of (2) previous checkouts with punctual, undamaged returns returns are required.
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Canon GL2 3-Chip Digital Video Camera
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• Requires DV tape to be supplied by student.
• Requires a Firewire 400 (4-pin to-6 pin) cable connects to Macintosh for use with Final Cut Pro HD, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, or Adobe Premier CS6.


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*Special Notes:
1. Art & Design students must be currently enrolled in School of Art & Design courses as undergraduate BFA concentration or graduate MFA concentration to checkout these cameras.
2. Art & Design Graduate Students must have a history of use established with CMC with punctual, undamaged returns, before a Canon GL2 will be loaned.
3. A minimum of (3) previous checkouts with punctual, undamaged returns returns are required.
4. $150 Deposit is required using a personal check.
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Canon XL1 3-Chip Digital Video Camera
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
Requires DV tape to be supplied by student.
Requires a Firewire 400 (4-pin to-6 pin) cable connects to Macintosh for use with Final Cut Pro HD, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, or Adobe Premier CS6.

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*Special Notes:
1. Art & Design students must be currently enrolled in School of Art & Design courses as undergraduate BFA concentration or graduate MFA concentration to checkout these cameras.
2. Students must have a history of use established with CMC with punctual, undamaged returns, before a Canon XL1 will be loaned.
3. A minimum of (3) previous checkouts with punctual, undamaged returns returns are required.
4. $500 Deposit is required using a personal check.

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Canon XL2 3-Chip Digital Video Camera
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design MFA Students only.*
Requires DV tape to be supplied by student.
Requires a Firewire 400 (4-pin to-6 pin) cable connects to Macintosh for use with Final Cut Pro HD, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, or Adobe Premier CS6.

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*Special Notes:
1. Art & Design students must be currently enrolled in School of Art & Design courses with a graduate MFA concentration to checkout these cameras.
2. Art & Design Graduate Students must have a history of use established with CMC with punctual, undamaged returns, before a Canon XL2 will be loaned.
3. A minimum of (3) previous checkouts with punctual, undamaged returns returns are required.
4. $500 Deposit is required using a personal check.

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Canon XHA1-S 3-Chip
HD Digital Video Camera
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
Requires HDV tape to be supplied by student.
Requires a Firewire 400 (4-pin to-6 pin) cable connects to Macintosh for use with Final Cut Pro HD, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, or Adobe Premier CS6.

XL-2

*Special Notes:
1. Art & Design students must be currently enrolled in School of Art & Design courses as undergraduate BFA concentration or graduate MFA concentration to checkout these cameras.
2. Students must have a history of use established with CMC with punctual, undamaged returns, before a Canon XHA1-2 will be loaned.
3. A minimum of (3) previous checkouts with punctual, undamaged returns returns are required.
4. $500 Deposit is required using a personal check.

Link to more information about XHA1s.

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ikan iLED312-V2 2-Point
Bi-Color Flood Light Kits
Features and Requirements:

• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.

XL-2

  • Two iLED312-SB Lights, Stands and Bag
  • Variable Color Temperature
  • Built-In Dimmer
  • 60° Beam Angle
  • Includes Adapters, Batteries, Chargers
  • Analog Controls, Digital Readout Display
  • LCD Battery Life Indicator
  • Slide-On Barn Doors
  • Removable Diffusion Gel Filter
  • Horizontal / Vertical Interlock Options

Note: (1) impact Sandbag per stand recommended for use with this item.

• Proof of review of Usage Procedures/Training Session with lab manager, CMC staff, or designated faculty.

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Lowel Rifa ex55 Light System Kits

Lowel Rifa ex55

Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• A minimum of (3) previous CMC checkouts with prompt and undamaged returns are required.
• Proof of review of Usage Procedures with lab manager or designated faculty.
• Notes: Students are responsible for unit, including cost of halogen bulb if breakage or damage occurs.
Bulb replacement fees are currently $20. Bulbs are test upon item checkout and return.
• Proof of review of Usage Procedures/Training Session with lab manager, CMC staff, or designated faculty.

Note: (1) impact Sandbag per stand recommended for use with this item.

Link to more information about Lowel Rifa ex55.
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FlyCam nano DSLRhandheld steadycam

Lowel Rifa ex55

Features and Requirements:
• Made for use with DSLR cameras or light weight cameras such as the Canon HV-40, HC-46, or HC20
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• A minimum of (2) previous CMC checkouts with prompt and undamaged returns are required.
• Proof of review of Usage Procedures/Training Session with lab manager, CMC staff, or designated faculty.


Link to more information about FlyCam nano.

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Tripods and Camera Supports

Bogen Tripods and Mounting Head
Features and Requirements:
• Perfect for use with DV or still photographic cameras.
• (2) varieties of Bogan Tripods are available
• Lighter weight Sunpack and Samsonite Tripods are also available.

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Shure SM48s Cardiod Handheld Dynamic Microphone with switch
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• Requires use of separate XLR cable.
• Student may need to provide new AA battery.
• Mic Boom pole, mic stand, or Rycote Invision pistol grip mic holder may also be needed for use.
• Soft plastic case provided.


Link to more information about Shure SM48s.
Link to PDF fact sheet download
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Audio-Technica AT8022 Cardioid Handheld Stereo Condenser Microphone
Features and Requirements:

• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• Requires use of separate XLR cable.
• Student may need to provide new AA battery.
• Mic Boom pole, mic stand, or Rycote Invision pistol grip mic holder may also be needed for use.
• Soft plastic case provided.


Link to more information about AT 822.
Link to PDF fact sheet download
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AT835b Audio Technica Shotgun Microphone
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• Requires use of separate XLR cable.
• Mic Boom pole may also be needed for use.
• Soft plastic case provided.

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AT881b Audio Technica Microphone
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• Requires use of separate XLR cable.
• Soft plastic case provided.

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Rycote Medium Hole Softie Lyre Mount
& Pistol Grip
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• Includes and requires use of separate 2 ft cable with XLR female to XLR male to XLR female connectors.
• Also requires use of additional XLR microphone cable with XLR male connector.
• Requires that user hold in desired position.


Link to more information and demo video for Rycote Lyre Mount.

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Audio Technical GT-10
Microphone Boom Pole
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• Requires use of separate cable with XLR female to XLR male connectors, or XLR cable wih female 1/4" male (guitar plug) to XLR female connector.
• Requires use of separate XLR microphone with XLR male connector.
• Extends microphone up to 10 ft.
• Note: Does not function with or as a tripod. Requires that user hold in desired position.


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XLR Microphone Cables
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• A variety of XLR cables are available for checkout:
• 6 ft, • 10 ft, and • 25 ft lengths are available.

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Marantz PDM670 Digital Recorder
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design undergraduate BFA concentration or MFA students only.
• Requires student to purchase 8-AA batteries for use, or unit can be used with standard 110v household electrical connection.
• Compact flash card, Microphone, XLR cable and hard plastic case provided.
• USB cable connects to any Macintosh OR PC for download.
USB Card reader can be used as well.

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Sennheiser Headphones
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• High-quality sound monitoring.

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Korg nano Kontrol
Slim-Line USB Controller
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• High-quality sound control for use with Ableton Live software (located in AH211 Lab).

Korg nana Kontrol

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M-Audio Oxygen 8 v2
25 Key USB MIDI Controller
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• High-quality sound control for use with Ableton Live software (located in AH211 Lab or CMC iMacs #19 & #20).

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AKAI APC40
Ableton Live Performance Controller
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• High-quality sound control for use with Ableton Live software (located in AH211 Lab).
• Requires external 110v Power Supply.


Link to more information about AKIA APC40.

AKAI-APC40

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Korg KAOSS PAD KP3
Dynamic Effect/Sampler
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.

• Requires external 110v Power Supply.

Link to more information about KAOSS PAD.

Kaoss Pad
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Native Instruments Maschine
Performance Controller
Features and Requirements:
• High-quality sound control device for use for use with the Native Instruments Maschine Application.
• In-lab use ONLY at the Creative Media Center during CMC Open Lab times.
• Use with iMac #20 in the CMC.


Link to more information about Maschine 1.6.

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Beringer Eurorack UB802
Ultra-Low Noise 8-Input 2-Bus Mixer
Features and Requirements:
• Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration, or as a B. A. with a status of Junior or higher.
• High-quality sound control input and output.
• Requires external 110v Power Supply.


Link to more information about UB802.

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CMC Soundrack: (In-Lab Use only)
Features and Requirements:
• This equipment bundle contains variety of sound processing and 16 channel mixing equipment.
• For use by Art & Design faculty within the Art & Humanities Building.
• Checkout must be arranged during Open Lab times.

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