Film Equipment Lending Library

A steady shot and quality audio are essential components for creating first-rate videos.  Filmmakers can achieve these goals with the use of tripods and microphones.  The Ripple Effect Film Project supports young filmmakers by providing access to this type of equipment frequently used in filmmaking.

Below is a list of the equipment available for checkout.  A brief description of the items is included along with a link to Amazon where you can find Q&As to determine which item best suits your needs.

Interested in borrowing from the lending library?  Equipment is available for loan for up to seven days.  Pick up equipment from the Water Conservation Office on Tuesday; return items to Water Conservation Office the following Monday.  Reserve your item(s) by completing the Lending Library Request Form.  Requests are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  The quantity of items in the lending library is included in the descriptions but does not guarantee availability.

  1. Snowball Microphone
  2. Lapel Microphone
  3. SC3 3.5mm Adaptor for Lapel Microphone
  4. Basic Tripod Stand
  5. iPad Tripod Mount Adaptor
  6. Smartphone Tripod Mount Adaptor
  7. Smartphone Tripod Mount Adaptor with Remote

Blue Snowball iCE USB Mic for Recording and Streaming on PC and Mac

Blue’s Snowball iCE is the fastest, easiest way to get high-quality sound for recording and streaming. Its custom cardioid condenser capsule delivers crystal-clear audio quality that’s light-years ahead of your built-in computer microphone. Position the microphone in relation to the sound source with Snowball iCE’s adjustable metal tripod stand, improving sound quality while saving space on your desktop. 

  • Record vocals, create podcasts, and add narration to your home movies
  • Add crystal clear audio to recordings for YouTube. Frequency Response: 40 –18 kHz
  • Easy USB plug and play directly on your Mac or PC-no drivers to install
  • Snowball iCE is a USB 2.0 device (USB 3.0 compatible as per USB 3.0 backward compatibility specification).Sample/word Rate: 44.1 kHz/16 bit

Blue snowball iCE condenser microphone, cardioid

Replacement cost:  $40.00
2 in the lending library, pending availability