The MRC currently has a variety of equipment available for checkout to UNC students, faculty, and staff. All equipment is available to checkout for 2 days (over 2 nights) to anyone with an active UNC One Card. Please see Equipment Loan Policies for more information.Book MRC Equipment
HD Video Cameras
Panasonic HMC-40 The Panasonic HMC-40 is an HD camera that offers full manual control and 24 Mbps bitrate at all of its 60/30p/24p shooting modes. It records AVCHD footage to SD cards and it can transfer its footage to any PC or Mac via USB. Footage can be imported to iMovie, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Movie Maker, and more. Included: SD Card, Battery, Charger, Tripod, USB cable
Canon M400 This is an easy to use camera with some pro features. This camera records full HD video to a 16 GB SDHC card and can transfer its footage to any PC or Mac via USB. Footage can be imported to iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Movie Maker and more. Included: SD Card, Battery, Charger, Tripod, USB cable
The Sony FDR-AX33 is a video camera that can shoot AVCHD footage or 4k MP4 footage. It is compatible with any of the mics we check out, and with Adobe Premiere CC in our Digital Media Lab. Included: SD card, battery, charger, tripod.
Zoom H4 Digital Recorder The Zoom H4 Handy Digital Recorder 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 bit rates up to 320kbps. It has two XLR/1/4″ combo jacks with 48v phantom power to connect up to two external mics or line-level sources. It can be powered by the wired AC adapter or two AA batteries. Included: Recorder, AC adapter, SD Card, USB cable. Note that batteries are not included.
Zoom H1 Digital Recorder
The Zoom H1 Handy Digital Recorder is an ultra compact field recorder that can record wave files at up to 24 bits and 96 kHz, or MP3 files at up to 320 kbps. It has a 3.5mm mic/line jack. It can be powered by the wired AC adapter or one AA battery .
Included: Recorder, AC adapter, SD Card, USB cable. Note that batteries are not included
Sennheiser Shotgun Mic
The Sennheiser ME66 microphone is a shotgun mic that is especially suited for film and video location recording applications, and for picking up quiet signals in noisy environments. It can be connected to either of the MRC’s HD video cameras, and it can be mounted on a boom pole mic stand, which the MRC supplies.
Included: Mic, Pistol grip, XLR-M – XLR-F cable OR XLR-F – 3.5mm-M cable. Note that batteries are NOT Included
Azden SGM-X Shotgun Mic
The Azden SGM-X microphone is a shotgun mic that is especially suited for film and video location recording applications, and it can be mounted on top of and connected to any camcorder that is available at the MRC.
Sennheiser Wireless Lavaliere Mic The EW 100-ENG G2 system is ideal for video recording in the most varied recording situations. The ME 2 clip-on microphone is virtually invisible. The extremely small bodypack transmitter and the camera receiver feature nine frequency banks with four directly accessible presets each – ready for immediate use. It runs on four AA batteries. Included: Lavaliere mic, Bodypack Transmitter, Camera receiver, 3.5mm cable, XLR cable. Note that batteries are not included
Azden WMS PRO Wireless Lavaliere Mic
This versatile system consists of the WM-PRO belt-pack transmitter, a lavaliere mic, and the WR-PRO receiver. It runs on two 9v batteries.
Included: Lavaliere mic, body pack transmitter, camera receiver w/ built-in 3.5mm cable. Note that batteries are not included
Lowel DV Creator Light Kit
The Lowel DV Creator kits combine some of the most popular lights with accessories for increased versatility. A 500w max. focusable Omni-light, a 250w focusable Pro-light, & a 750w max. broad throw Tota-light, with Uni-stands and a handful of light controls in a compact soft case
Included: 3 lights, 3 power cables, 3 tripod stands, 1 reflector umbrella
Compact, lightweight LCD projectors accept video connections from DVD players or game consoles on a standard RCA cable, or from laptops on a standard RGB or DVI cable.
Included: Power Cable, VGA cable, DisplayPort adapters; NOT Included: Projection screen
PA System The Fender Passport Conference PA System is what you need for a public speaking event. The mixer section has connections for up to three microphones and a stereo input for a phone, MP3 player, CD player, or any other line-level device. Included: Powered mixer, two speakers, two speaker cables, one PG58 microphone, one mic cable, one 3.5mm cable, one dual RCA to 3.5mm cable, power cable.