The Equipment Room is closed until the Spring Semester.
Location: Comm 252.
The equipment room is open to JEM students who are enrolled in courses with Tech Fees.
Only the person who checked out the equipment can return it. The only place to return the equipment is room 252.
Equipment is due at noon the next day.
The process of renting equipment is time-consuming. Expect it to take up to twenty minutes.
If you cannot find us, check room 294 and room 295.
Who can borrow: Anyone in a class paying a lab fee can borrow equipment from the JEM equipment pool. At the beginning of each semester, the VPS will be provided with a list of students in all class paying JEM lab fees. Each student will be placed into one of two groups – lower-division or upper-division – based on the classes in which he or she is currently enrolled. Lower-division students (e.g., students enrolled in 336 or 390) will only be allowed to checkout entry-level equipment (see the JEM Equipment Purchasing Plan for more information). Upper-division (e.g., students enrolled in 446 or 460) will be allowed to check out any entry-level or broadcast-quality equipment, based on availability and with priority for the entry-level equipment going to lower-division students.
The JEM equipment pool will also be open to students working on special projects of importance to their academic and professional development. A student not in a lab fee course, who wants access to the equipment pool, must submit a letter of support from a JEM faculty member. The letter must explain the project and describe the equipment required. Based on the letter, the VPS will determine what user pool the individual gets placed in.
For how long can they borrow: The standard checkout period will run from whenever the student picks up the equipment until 1:00 p.m. the next day. For example, if a student checks out a camera at noon on Wednesday, it will be due at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday or if a student checks out a camera at 5:00 on Monday it is due at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The equipment room is closed on the weekend, so if a student checks out a piece of equipment on Friday, it will be due on Monday at 1:00 p.m. Equipment will be considered late if it is not returned by 1:00 p.m. on the day it is due.
The student will be charged a $20.00 per day fee if the equipment is late. They will also not be allowed to renew any late equipment. If a student turns in equipment late twice during a semester, he or she will be suspended from borrowing equipment for two weeks. If a piece of equipment is not returned for seven days, the VPS will begin processing the lost equipment fee for all delinquent equipment.
Lost/stolen/damaged equipment – The student who checks out a piece of equipment is financially responsible for that equipment. If a student does not return a piece of equipment, he or she will be charged the replacement cost for that piece of equipment. If a student returns a damaged piece of equipment, he or she will be charged to repair or replace – whichever is cheaper – that piece of equipment. The VPS will compile a list at the beginning of each semester of replacement costs for each piece of equipment.
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Replacement Costs of Equipment. However, these prices reflect retail market value at the beginning of the semester. Prices subject to change.
Canon T5i Body only 649Canon T5i w/ 18-135 lens84918-135mm lens549Sennheiser KA 60019.95Manfrotto MVH500A349.99Pelican 1400$74.72Canon 6D body only1,699.00Canon 6D/with 24-105 lens229924-105 f4L lens999AUATW1701L LAV449.95WALPE6N extra battery39.95GELEDP209T on-camera light169POPB2550F Hardcase155.37Video Pro mic199light and sound bracket: COMD300024.95Canon LP-E6N64.95
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