Blog Posts by annetteb

Posted by annetteb on 05/30/18
When you are on the go with your filming projects, come equipped with the Sennheiser EW112 PG3 Lavalier Microphone.
The Sennheiser EW112 PG3 Lavalier Microphone is a wireless microphone the features an ME 2 omnidirectional clip-on condenser microphone, 3.5 mm jack cable, CL 100 XLR cable, and CA 2 camera-mounting adaptor.  It features the SK 100 G3 Bodypack transmitter as well as the EK 100 G3 Compact diversity receiver. 
The system is ideal for use with cameras and camcorders that have 3.5 mm minijack and 3-pin XLR microphone inputs.
For more information, call or visit the Tech Learning Center. 
Posted by annetteb on 05/23/18
If you are looking to record audio with a professional-grade condenser microphone, consider booking one of our Studio suites and using the Senal SCM-660 Condenser Mic. This microphone is available for in-Studio use only. 
The Senal SCM-660 Condenser Mic captures audio with a full, rich tone. It is excellent to use when broadcasting, studio recording, podcasting, or live recording. 
To learn more about what our Studio suites have to offer, view the full list of Studio equipment here.
If you have any questions, please visit or contact the Tech Learning Center. 
Posted by annetteb on 05/06/18
Enjoy exceptional clarity and stabilization in your video recordings by using the Canon HD Camcorer.
The camera comes in a travel bag, along with its battery, USB cable, charger, and 32 GB SD card. Whether you are a beginner or a professional, the Canon HD Camcorder is an excellent tool to use to document your memorable moments. 
For more information, contact or visit the Tech Learning Center. 
Posted by annetteb on 05/05/18
As you take on video projects this season, consider capturing high-quality audio with the Rode VideoMic Pro.
The Rode VideoMic Pro is a shotgun microphone designated for use with camcorders, DSLR cameras and portable audio recorders as a source of primary and reference audio. It is a broadcast recording-quality condenser microphone featuring a lightweight, compact design, perfect for traveling to any filming location. 
To learn more, contact or visit the Tech Learning Center. 
Posted by annetteb on 04/25/18
With warm weather on its way, it's time to capture fun moments and memories on the Canon PowerShot S95 Digital Camera!
The Canon PowerShot S95 is equipped with a 10.0 megapixel sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor. It is able to capture 720 pixel HD video in stereo sound and can be played back on any HDTV through the HDMI output. The camera also features 3.8x optical zoom and a 28mm wide-angle lens, perfect for taking photos and videos.
For more information, contact or visit the Tech Learning Center.
Posted by annetteb on 07/02/17
The robots have invaded the library and they're ready for playing and programming fun! 
At the Tech Bar, you can try a different robot model each week. Currently, you can experience using the Ozobots and Spheros
Come cool off at the library and visit the Tech Bar next to the Tech Help Desk to try out the latest robot models. 
Posted by annetteb on 06/30/17
Do you enjoy indie, foreign, or classic films that other streaming services do not seem to have? If so, kanopy is a streaming service worth exploring!
With kanopy, you'll have access to a broad range of entertaining as well as educational films, including the phenomenal Criterion/Jannus collection, Music Box Films, PBS, and The Great Courses. You can stream videos via your PC or device web browser. A Roku app is also, available so you can also "cast" from your device to Apple TV & Chromecast. kanopy has also released iOS and Andriod apps
For more information, visit the kanopy website or visit the Tech Help Desk. 
Posted by annetteb on 06/30/17
Are you traveling somewhere exciting this summer or enjoying a relaxing "staycation"? No matter what you have planned, you can document your summer adventures with the Canon EOS-Rebel T5i DSLR Camera for external use. 
The DSLR camera gives users exceptional image quality and a variety of automatic functions that optimize settings for given subject type, lighting conditions and desired effects. This is a highly user-friendly camera that comes with the following: Canon Zoom Lens, 3 lens caps, strap, SanDisk 32GB SD card, SD card reader, USB cable, 2 batteries, charger, charger cable, user manual, and Pelican case.
For more information, visit the Tech Help Desk. 
Posted by annetteb on 06/30/17
Are you looking to shoot some great footage this summer? If so, consider checking out the Glide Gear Gemini Camera Slider. 
With the Glide Gear Gemini Camera Slider, you can capture slides up to 38" with a slider that's only 23.6" in length by pulling the rails of the slider along with the camera carriage as it moves. Additional features include a built-in handle easier angle adjustment and leveling when using a ball head, a built-in spirit level, and a tension-adjustment knob with locking feature.
You can see the slider in use here
For more information, stop by the Tech Help Desk. 
Posted by annetteb on 06/03/17
Are you a fan of British television shows? If so, Acorn TV is perfect for you! 
Acorn TV is an app available on our circulating Rokus. According to the Acorn TV website, "Acorn TV streams world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond." With Acorn TV, you can enjoy hours of commercial-free viewing. 

Both the Roku 3 and Roku Streaming Stick media players are now available at the Tech Help Desk. With the Roku, you can now stream thousands of movies and TV shows on your HDTV via your home high-speed wifi. Either of these devices will give you a terrific streaming experience.

Learn more about the Roku here.

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