Equipment Checkout


  • Equipment is available for checkout by SILS Affiliated students, faculty and staff.
  • A UNC OneCard is required and  equipment is available for four day checkouts. If the four day period is not sufficient, members of the SILS community have an option to renew the item by returning the equipment physically to the Help Desk and re-checking it out.
  • Equipment is available for reserving by contacting the SILS IT Help Desk at


*Email the Help Desk at or call (919) 962-8188 for any questions or concerns regarding your equipment checkout.

Available Equipment for Checkout

Charging Devices and Display Adapters

HDMI, Mini Display Port, VGA, and DVI Adapters for both Apple and Windows devices

Macbook Pro and Air Laptop Chargers

Lenovo and Dell Laptop Chargers

Iphone and Android Chargers; including a charging station available in the Outer Lab

Kensington Universal Notebook Power Adapter

The CyberPower CPS160SI3P: Designed to keep laptops and other mobile devices powered up on the go. 

Kensington Universal Power Adapter
CyberPower Laptop Charger

  • Mobile Electronics – Laptops, cell phones, PDAs, digital cameras, MP3 players.
  • Consumer Electronics – DVD/CD players, battery chargers.
  • Built-in Surge Protection
  • USB Port – Designed for charging devices with USB connectivity.




Apple Watch: Can be paired with an iPhone 5 or above and includes fitness tracking apps

Apple iPad: 32 GB memory, 10 hour battery life, built in speaker and microphone, on-screen touch keyboard with a 9.7 inch multi-touch display

Google Glass: Hands free headpiece that can connect to internet, record pictures and video. Includes both voice and touch commandsGoogle Glasses

Google Cardboard: Experience a virtual reality by pairing with a smartphone and accessing apps from Google Play Store

Raspberry Pi Model B+: Programmable single-board computer about the size of a credit card

Raspberry Pi Model B+

Infinity USB Foot Pedal: Designed for use with transcription software to allow for foot controlle audio playback. Compatible with several PC transcritption software, thought not with general files players such as Windows Media Player

Wii gaming console

Wacom Graphire CTE-630 drawing tablet

Califone Portable Speaker

Presentation Equipment

Kensington Wireless Presenters

Kensington Wireless Presenter Pro





  • Control presentations from 60 feet to 150 feet away
  • Features green laser, wireless connection, and comfortable design to
  • Works with Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote


AVerVision M50 Document Camera

  • Portable device allowing you to simple and easily project any documents or items that the device can capture
  • Records audio and video at 30 frames/second; data is saaved to a USB flash drive or SD card
  • Specifications: 5 megapixel sensor; up to 30 FPS video; 80x total zoom

Video and Audio Recording

Canon Tripods

Canon WM-V1 Wireless Microphones

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 Digital Camera

  • Optical 12x zoom and Digital 4x zoom
  • Built in pop up flash with Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens and 1/1.8" CCD image sensor

Samsung HMX-W300 Pocket Video Camera

Samsung HMX-W300 Pocket Video Camera

  • Waterproof (up to 3m of water depth), shockproof, and dustproof
  • Up to 10 hours of HD video recording
  • Recording resolution: Full HD 1920x1080/30p or HD 1280x720/30p
  • Face tracking technology with blur-reducing integrated image stabilization
  • Built in microphone and Intelli-Studio editing and uploading software

Canon Vixia HF M52 HD

Canon Vixia HF M52 HD




  • 12 hours of HD video with 3 inch touch panel for fast and easy control
  • Built-in wifi for uploading to your PC, Facebook, or YouTube
  • Face tracking technology
  • When combined with the Canon WM-V1 Wireless Microphone (also available for check out) can record enhanced audio recording up to 50 meters away 


Canon Vixia HF G20

  • Variable resolutin up to 1920x1080
  • 32GB built-in flash memory

Kodak Zi10: Variable resolution up to 1080p at 30 frames/second with a portable design

GoPro Hero4: Built in touch display recording in 1080p60 and 720p120. Can capture 12MP photos at speeds up to 30 frames/second

AMX Web Cam: 1080p high definition video with swivel mount and 120 degree field of view lens and included microphone

Zoom H4n and H1 Audio Recorders

H1 Zoom Voice Recorder
Zoom H1

Zoom H4n audio recorder
Zoom H4n

  • High audio recording quality with recordings store in .wav or .mp3 formats
  • Recording levels can be set automatically
  • H1 Device provides built in low cut filter to reduce unwanted background noise
  • Windscreens are provided for both devices to further reduce background noise






Blue Snowball Microphone

Snowball microphone




  • High quality USB microphone
  • Three recording modes to optimize the recording of vocals, music, etc.
  • Compatible with both Mac and PC; no software installation required
  • Comes with adjustable stand