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Video equipment loans

The Educational Media team offer a small number of video cameras for loan to academic staff on a short-term basis, these range from 'GoPro' style action cameras to a 4K 'prosumer' type of camera.

Our media equipment loan service is aimed at academic staff who need to create media content for teaching materials to support lectures, practicals, and seminars. Video recording equipment includes cameras and webcams along with the required accessories such as tripods. microphones and lighting equipment are listed on separate pages.

The Educational Media team can be found in the Cruciform Building, on Huntley Street To make a booking please contact the team. The team are happy to advise you, however please note that it is advisable that all face to face meetings are by appointment only.

Video Cameras and Camcorders

The following is a list of cameras available, each camera is supplied with a relevant tripod or mini-tripod, battery, and SD memory card.

Model
Image
Links
These cameras require users to have a level of knowledge in video production.
Sony PWX-X70 
Image of Sony video camera PXW X70

Information about the Sony PXW-70

Operating Manual

Sony HD NEX-VG30H
Image od Sony Video Camera NEX VG30H

Information about the Sony NEX-VG30H

Manual

Handbook

Canon LEGRIA HF G50
image of Canon Video camera HF G50

Information about the Canon Legria HF G50

Manual

Canon HD XA20
Image of Canon XA20 camcorder

Information about the Canon XA20

Manual

Sony FDR-AX100E

Image of Sony Video Camera AX100E

Information about the Sony FDR-AX100E

Manual

These cameras are simple to use and require only a rudimentary knowledge
Sony FDR-AX53

Image of Sony AX53 video camera

Information about the Sony FDR AX53

Manual

Sony FDR-AX43

Image of Sony AX43 video camera

Information about the Sony FDR AX43

Manual

Panasonic HC-V270
Image of Panasonic HC-V270 video camera

Information about the HC-V270

Manual

Panasonic HC-V160
Image of Panasonic HC-V160 video camera

Information on the HC-V160

Manual

 

DSLR Cameras

These cameras are suitable for both video and photographic production

Panasonic GH5
Photo of Panasonic Lumix GH5 camera

Information about the Panasonic GH5

Manual

Panasonic GH5S
Photo of GH5S Panasonic camera

Information about the Panasonic GH5s

Manual

Canon 6D
Image of Canon 6D camera

Information about the Canon 6D

Manual

Sony RX10 1V
Photo of Canon RX100 Mark 3 camera

Information about the Sony RX10 MK4

Manual

Online help

Action Cameras

These cameras have multiple uses and are great as a second camera if you need to set up different angles.

GoPro 4
Image of GoPro 4

Manual

Quick Start

GoPro 6
Image of GoPro Hero 6 camera in protective case

Information about the GoPro Hero 6

Manual

Quick Start

DJI OSMO Action Camera
Image of DJI OSMO Action camera from front

Information on the DJI Osmo Action

Manual

DJI Osmo Pocket Camera
Montage image of OSMO Pocket camera showing product from different angles

Information on the DJI Osmo Pocket

Manual

Quick Start

 

 

Compact Cameras (with video capability)

A compact camera is ideal for 'talking head' style videos, especially where a better quality result is required compared to using a webcam. They are mainly used for vlogging and can be very useful if filming whilst moving.

Sony A6400
Image of Sony A6400 with 18-135mm lens

Information on the Sony A6400

Help Guide 

Manual

SONY ZV-1
Image od Sony blogging ZV-1 camera

Information

User Start up Guide

Online Manual

Panasonic Lumix LX100

Image of Panasonic Lumix LX100 camera
 

Information on the Panasonic Lumix LX100

Manual (click on link below)

Canon G7X Mk1
Image of Canon G7X Mk1
Manual
Canon G7 X Mk111
Image of Canon G7X Mk111

Information on the Canon Powershot G7X MK 111

User Guide

Canon EOS M6 Mk11
Image of Canon M6 Mk 2 compact camera

Information on the Canon M6 MK11

User Guide

Canon S120

Image of Canon S 120 camera - point and shoot

 

Information on the Canon S120

User Guide

Canon Legria Mini X
Image of Canon Legira Mini X camera
User Guide
 

Webcams

A limited number of Webcams are being distributed to departments for staff use by the ISD IT Customer Relations team. Therefore we no longer have such devices within our loan service. Further information on how to gain access to a departmental device will follow after distribution.