Pro Gear Rental

Pro-Gear Rental

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Pro-Gear Rental (PGR) is a reservable collection of professional media production focused equipment kits provided through the Media Commons, with a consultation, for a small daily fee.

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cameras
cameras

Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Kit

This kit provides everything needed for a professional 4K camera shoot. The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K provides a combination of high dynamic range and great low light performance. It comes with a 4/3rd image sensor with 4096 x 2160 resolution and an MFT lens mount, allowing you to capture wide dynamic range, cinematic quality, digital film images. A lens mount is already provided with this kit but there are more lens options available with the Media Commons, as given below.

Included
  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
  • Lumix micro 4/3rd Lens (12mm – 35mm)
  • 128GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SD card
  • Battery Charger + Battery ×2
  • Samsung T5 500GB SSD
  • Cables: USB-C to USB-C, USB-A to USB-C
  • Power Adapter
Costs
  • 1st Day: $40
  • Additional Day: $20/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $2750
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Lumix Micro 4/3rd 7mm – 14mm Lens

This is a versatile wide zoom lens suitable for spanning a range of wide angle focal lengths.This lens would be ideal for clicking wide angle pictures from less distance on a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera 4K (available with the Media Commons) or any Micro Four Thirds camera to give your pictures a rich perspective.

Included
  • Lumix Micro 4/3rd 7mm – 14mm Lens
  • Lens hood
  • Front lens cap
  • Rear lens cap
Costs
  • 1st Day: $10
  • Additional Day: $5/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $1000
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Lumix Micro 4/3rd 35mm – 100mm Lens

This is a versatile wide zoom lens suitable for spanning a range of wide angle focal lengths.This lens would be ideal for clicking both long distance filming and extreme closeups on a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera 4K (available with the Media Commons) or any Micro Four Thirds camera to give your pictures a rich perspective.

Included
  • Lumix Micro 4/3rd 35mm – 100mm Lens
  • Lens hood
  • Front lens cap
  • Rear lens cap
Costs
  • 1st Day: $10
  • Additional Day: $5/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $1000
cameras
cameras

Zoom H5 Field Recording Kit – Shotgun Mic and Boom

This audio field kit provides everything required for a high-end audio interview or field recording. This kit comes with a shotgun mic which lets you record a wide range of sounds including extremely loud sounds with precision and clarity.

Included
  • Zoom H5 handy sound recorder
  • SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB SD card
  • Foam windscreen
  • Joby GorillaPod mini tripod
  • Sennheiser HD280 headphones
  • Headphone – Right-angle adapter
  • Audio-Technica AT308 Lavalier Microphone
  • AT-8531 receiver module
  • Microphone Clip
  • Microphone Windscreen
  • Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Microphone
  • Furry windscreen
  • Shock mount
  • Rode boom pole
  • 12 AA rechargeable batteries + charger + cable
  • Double 3.5mm right-angle adapter ×2
  • Audio Cables: 10′ XLR cable ×2, 25′ XLR cable
  • USB Cables: micro USB to USB-A cable, 3.5mm line-out to camera cable
  • USB wall charger
  • Cold Shoe Mount
Costs
  • 1st Day: $20
  • Additional Day: $10/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $1500
cameras
cameras

Zoom H5 Field Recording Kit – Wireless Lavalier Mic

This audio field kit provides everything required for a high-end audio interview or field recording. The Zoom H5 portable handheld recorder can handle a wide range of sounds, including extremely loud sounds with precision and clarity. It comes with a camera-mountable VHF wireless lavalier system and a handheld microphone.

Included
  • Zoom H5 sound recorder
  • 64GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SD card
  • Foam Windscreen
  • Sennheiser HD280 Pro Headphones
  • Sennheiser G3 wireless lav mic: transmitter and receiver modules
  • Cables: XLR to 3.5mm, 3.5mm to 3.5mm, 3.5mm line-out, micro USB to USB-A
  • USB-A Wall charger
  • Battery charger + 12AA rechargeable batteries
Costs
  • 1st Day: $20
  • Additional Day: $10/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $1500
cameras
cameras

JBL EON 208P Portable PA Audio Kit

A full Portable PA Kit for your next event or presentation needs. This kit comes with two microphones, Bluetooth and aux cable connectivity to hold up effortless audio presentations and music performances.
Note: This kit weighs over 70lbs with all the parts included, multiple people may be needed for checkout.

Included
  • JBL Speaker Control Unit
  • JBL Speaker x2
  • AKG Wired Microphone x2
  • Stands: Canon Mic Stand x2, Gator Speaker Stand x2
  • Cables: Unit power, Speakers x2, XLR cable x2
Costs
  • 1st Day: $30
  • Additional Day: $15/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $1500
cameras
cameras

DJI Osmo Mobile 2

This is an easy to use motion stabilizer for your modern smartphone. The Osmo Mobile 2 smooths out video while moving around and takes impeccable steady shots. It is compatible with smartphones within a width range of 2.3-3.3 inches and thickness less than or equal to 8.9 mm.

Included
  • DJI Osmo Mobile 2 smartphone gimbal
  • USB-A to micro USB cable
  • Wall adapter
Costs
  • 1st Day: $10
  • Additional Day: $5/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day Late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $200
cameras
cameras

GoPro Karma Grip

This stabilizing action camera allows you to film stable shots. It shoots normal footage at up to 4K resolution and slow motion at up to 1080p. This kit includes GoPro Hero 5 and a dedicated stabilization system.

Included
  • Go Pro Karma Stabilization Grip
  • Go Pro Hero 5
  • Sandisk Extreme Plus 64GB Micro SD Card
  • Cable: USB-A to USB-C
  • USB-A Wall Charger
Costs
  • 1st Day: $10
  • Additional Day: $5/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day Late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $800
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Impact Portable Backdrop Kit

A portable backdrop stand and screen in a variety of colors: Black, Green, Muslin, and White.

Included
  • Crossbar ×4
  • Black backdrop screen
  • Green backdrop screen
  • Muslin gray backdrop screen
  • White backdrop screen
  • Light stand ×2
Costs
  • 1st Day: $10
  • Additional Day: $5/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day Late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $350
cameras

Dracast 3 LED Light Kit

A portable kit with 3 LED lights and stands.

Included
  • Dracast LED light ×3
  • Dracast tripod ×3
  • Power cable ×3
  • Wall adapter ×3
Costs
  • 1st Day: $20
  • Additional Day: $10/day
  • Late: 1st Day Rate + $35/day Late fee
  • Lost/Replacement: $1100