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Audio Visual equipment (e.g. video cameras, tripods, digital audio recorders, stills cameras) are available to borrow from the libraries at all of our main campuses.

See below for an indication of what is available from each site and for descriptions of some of the main items.

  • Ambleside

    This is an indicative list of available audio/visual equipment available from the Ambleside library. You will need your Cumbria Card to borrow items.

    Note: Cameras and camcorders may need charging before use, for some you will need to supply your own batteries and you will need to supply your own memory card - contact your library for details. Audio recorders/dictaphones and Reader Pens may need charging before use.

    Borrowed items will appear in the My Loans area of OneSearch. AV Equipment will NOT autorenew and should be returned before the end of the loan period. If you cannot return an item, please contact the library as soon as possible.

    5" Handheld Magnifier (USB charger supplied)

    Audio conference speaker

    • Jabra Speak 410 MS (USB charger supplied)

    Audio Recorders / Dictaphones

    • Olympus DS-30 (2x AAA batteries)
    • Olympus VN-741 Dictaphone (2x AAA batteries)
    • Sony ICD-PX312 (2x AAA batteries and MicroSD card)

    Camcorders

    • Canon Legria HFR706 HD (Charger supplied / SD, SDHC or SDXC card required)
    • JVC GZ-MG142EK (Charger supplied / SD or SDHC card required)
    • Polaroid X720 HD [water resistant] (2x AA batteries and MicroSD card required)

    Cameras

    • Canon PowerShot A540 (2x AA batteries and SD card required)
    • Canon PowerShot 590 (2x AA batteries and SD, SDHC or MMC card required)
    • Canon PowerShot 630 (4x AA batteries and SD card required)
    • Sony CyberShot DSC-W800 (Charger supplied / SD card required)

    CD Player

    • Goodmans GPS150RS (Power lead supplied or use 6x LR14 batteries)

    DVD Writer - ASUS External Drive for PC (Lead supplied)

    Go Pro Hero 4 and accessory packs (Charger supplied / MicroSD card required)

    Hearing Loop

    • Mobile Hearing Loop (Lead supplied)
    • Roger Pen Portable Induction Loop (Charger supplied)

    Projector - portable

    • Compact Digital Projector (Power lead supplied)
    • Sanyo PLC-XU50 (Power lead supplied)

    Projector Screen - Bifold Tripod

    Reader Pen - C-Pen Reader (USB charger supplied)

    Tripods and grips for cameras and camcorders

    • Hama Star 61 floor standing tripod
    • Joby GripTight GorillaPod Magnetic Tripod
    • Joby GripTight GorillaPod Video Tripod
    • Sony VCT-D680RM floor standing tripod

    USB Memory Card Reader

  • Carlisle - Brampton Rd

    This is an indicative list of available audio/visual equipment available from the Ambleside library. You will need your Cumbria Card to borrow items.

    Note: Cameras and camcorders may need charging before use and you will need to supply your own memory card - contact your library for details. Audio recorders/dictaphones and Reader Pens may need charging before use.

    Borrowed items will appear in the My Loans area of OneSearch. AV Equipment will NOT autorenew and should be returned before the end of the loan period. If you cannot return an item, please contact the library as soon as possible.

    5" Handheld Magnifier

    Audio Recorders / Dictaphones

    • Olympus Digital Voice Recorder

    DVD Writer - External Drive for PC (ASUS)

    Hearing Loop

    • Roger Pen Portable Induction Loop

    Reader Pen - C-Pen Reader

    Media Students at Brampton Road

    You have access to the AV Media Resource Area in the Main Building. This resource is exclusively available to Brampton Road media, art and design students and is staffed by a dedicated team of technicians. You have access to a wide range of cameras, camcorders, videos cameras, audio equipment, specialist rooms and much more.

  • Carlisle - Fusehill St

    This is an indicative list of available audio/visual equipment available from the Carlisle Fusehill Street library. You will need your Cumbria Card to borrow items.

    Note: Cameras and camcorders may need charging before use and you will need to supply your own memory card - contact your library for details. Audio recorders/dictaphones and Reader Pens may need charging before use.

    Borrowed items will appear in the My Loans area of OneSearch. AV Equipment will NOT autorenew and should be returned before the end of the loan period. If you cannot return an item, please contact the library as soon as possible.

    5" Handheld Magnifier

    Audio conference speaker

    • Jabra Speak 410 MS

    Audio Recorders / Dictaphones

    • Olympus DS-30
    • Olympus VN-741 Dictaphone
    • Sony ICD-PX312

    Camcorders

    • Canon Legria HFR706 HD
    • JVC GZ-MG142EK
    • Panasonic HDC-SD40
    • Polaroid X720 HD (water resistant)
    • Sony Handycam DCR-HC35

    Cameras

    • Canon PowerShot A540
    • Panasonic Lumix FT30
    • Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

    DVD Writer - External Drive for PC (ASUS)

    Hearing Loop

    • Roger Pen Portable Induction Loop

    Reader Pen - C-Pen Reader

    Tripods and grips for cameras and camcorders

    • Hama Star 61 floor standing tripod
    • Joby GripTight GorillaPod Magnetic Tripod
    • Joby GripTight GorillaPod Video Tripod
    • Unbranded floor standing tripod

    USB Memory Card Reader

    Various cables and cable packs are also available.

  • Lancaster

    This is an indicative list of available audio/visual equipment available from the Lancaster library. You will need your Cumbria Card to borrow items.

    Note: Cameras and camcorders may need charging before use and you will need to supply your own memory card - contact your library for details. Audio recorders/dictaphones and Reader Pens may need charging before use.

    Borrowed items will appear in the My Loans area of OneSearch. AV Equipment will NOT autorenew and should be returned before the end of the loan period. If you cannot return an item, please contact the library as soon as possible.

    5" Handheld Magnifier

    Audio conference speaker

    • Jabra Speak 410 MS

    Audio Recorders / Dictaphones

    • Olympus DS-30
    • Olympus VN-741 Dictaphone
    • Sony ICD-PX312

    Camcorders

    • Canon Legria HFR706 HD
    • Panasonic HDC-SD40
    • Polaroid X720 HD (water resistant)

    Cameras

    • Canon PowerShot A540
    • Canon PowerShot 590
    • Panasonic Lumix FT30
    • Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

    DVD Writer - External Drive for PC (ASUS)

    Go Pro Hero 4

    Hearing Loop

    • Mobile Hearing Loop
    • Roger Pen Portable Induction Loop

    Microphone - Desktop USB

    • Samson C01U

    Projector - portable

    • Casio Projector XJ-A141
    • Hitachi Projector CP-RX70

    Reader Pen - C-Pen Reader

    Tripods and grips for cameras and camcorders

    • Hama Star 61 floor standing tripod
    • Joby GripTight GorillaPod Magnetic Tripod
    • Joby GripTight GorillaPod Video Tripod

    USB Memory Card Reader

  • London

    This is an indicative list of available audio/visual equipment available from the Ambleside library. You will need your Cumbria Card to borrow items.

    Note: Cameras and camcorders may need charging before use and you will need to supply your own memory card - contact your library for details. Audio recorders/dictaphones and Reader Pens may need charging before use.

    Borrowed items will appear in the My Loans area of OneSearch. AV Equipment will NOT autorenew and should be returned before the end of the loan period. If you cannot return an item, please contact the library as soon as possible.

    5" Handheld Magnifier

    Audio Recorders / Dictaphones

    • Olympus Digital Voice Recorder

    Camcorders / Cameras

    • Aiptek AHD 1080p
    • Philips CAM110RD
    • Sony Handycam CX240

    DVD Writer - External Drive for PC (ASUS)

    Hearing Loop

    • Roger Pen Portable Induction Loop

    Reader Pen - C-Pen Reader

This is a brief overview of the most popular items of equipment that are available. For detailed information or specifications, please use your preferred search engine to search for the item product code (where available).

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