Hardware

Audio Amplifier

Audio Amplifier

Many classrooms, especially lecture halls, use this item to amplify voice, laptop computers, DVD's & VHS videotapes.

Autoslide Projector

Autoslide Projector

This item projects 35MM slides.

Blue-ray Player

Blue-ray Player

This machine plays blu-ray, DVD, and compact discs.

Bookshelf Stereo System

Bookshelf Stereo System

This item allows the user to play 33 1/3 and 45 RPM vinyl records, CD's, audio cassettes, and FM radio.


Kodak Camcorder

Camcorder (instructor use) [Kodak PlayTouch]

This high def camcorder is used by faculty to record student presentations. It comes with 36 GBs of memory on a SD card for hours of record time. It connects easily to a wireless mic for improved audio. It also comes with a USB for downloading videos to one's computer.


Canon Camcorder

Camcorder (prosumer HD digital) [Canon Vixia]

This item records high definition audio and video which is easily transferred to the user's computer using its built-in USB port or inserting its SD card directly into the computer.


Flip Camcorder

Camcorder (student use) [Kodak PixPro]

This camcorder records both audio and video as digital .avi files which are easily transferred to student computers using a built-in USB port.


Digital Stills Camera

Camera for photos [Kodak EasyShare]

Takes digital pictures.


DVD/VHS Player

DVD/VHS Player

This item allows the user to play both DVDs and VHS videotapes.


Headset

Headset

This item combines earphones and a microphone and is commonly used (but not limited to) with software called Camtasia. Headsets are available through Center for Teaching and Learning [Harden 106].


iClicker

iClickers

The iClicker Student Response System enables students and faculty to interact dynamically through question-and-answer polling in various group settings. Built by educators for educators, instructors using iClicker experience enhanced student engagement, more contingent and misconception teaching opportunities, and real-time measurement and assessment of student understanding. iClickers are available through Center for Teaching and Learning [Harden 106].


Interactive Display

Interactive Display

This item mirrors what is displayed on the user's computer screen but can be manipulated with a stylus and saved for later viewing.


 

LCD Projector

LCD Projector (high definition)

This item projects high resolution widescreen stills and motion video from the user's laptop computer and media player.


MacBook to VGA Adapter

MacBook to VGA Adaptor

This adaptor allows MacBook computers issued since 2009 to connect to LCD projectors via a VGA cable.


 

Conference Microphone

 

Microphone (conference)

This item allows more than one person to be recorded at the same time without the microphone having to move about.


Lecture Hall Microphone

Microphone (lecture hall)

This item allows for the user to be heard over a robust sound system for a large audience.


Camcorder wireless microphone

 

Microphone (wireless for camcorder)

This item is pinned to the presenter for improved audio recording.


Wireless laptop microphone

Microphone (wireless for laptop)

This item uses your laptop's USB port for easy plug and play wireless microphone use.


Podcast Recording Kit

 

Podcast Recording Kit

This item records digital audio mp3 files that can then be easily uploaded to NMU Wildcast or iTunes U.


Portable Presentation Station

Portable Presentation Station

This multi-purpose portable cart comes equipped with a LCD projector, DVD/VHS player, and speakers.


Projection Screen

Projection Screen

This item is a standard portable pull-down 8 foot screen on tripod legs.


 

 

Transparency Projector

Transparency Projector

This equipment projects transparent images to a screen or wall.


Tripod

Tripod

This equipment is used to mount cameras and camcorders on.


 

 

 

Visual Presenter / Document Camera

Visual Presenter / Document Camera

Very similar to a document camera, this camera captures high definition quality still and motion video digitally. Great for displaying 3D objects. Comes with SD memory card.


Webcam

Webcam

This equipment connects to your computer and allows you to capture digitally pictures and motion video. Some webcams have built-in microphones.


Whiteboard

Whiteboard

Standard portable white board.


Wireless presenter

Wireless Presenter

This wireless remote allows for remote control of Windows PowerPoint slides. It also has a built-in laser pointer. It connects via a USB port.


 
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