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.
  • To reserve equipment, contact 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.
*Additional equipment not listed here is available for check-out and use by faculty and staff. Please contact the Help Desk for more information.

Equipment Available for Checkout

Audio Recording

Canon Tripods

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

Hisonic HS308L Hand-held Wireless and Wired Microphone 

Rode NT-USB Microphone

Shure PG1888/PG185 Dual Lavalier Wireless Microphone System

Zoom iQ6 Stereo Microphone for iOS

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





Charging Devices and Display Adapters

Lenovo and Dell Laptop Chargers

Macbook Pro and Air Laptop Chargers

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

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

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.


Digital Cameras

Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

  • AD-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm zoom lens


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

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

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

Raspberry Pi Model B+

Nintendo Wii gaming console

Sony FS85-USB Transcription Foot Pedal: Designed for use with transcription software to allow for foot-controlled audio playback. Compatible with several PC transcritption softwares, thought not with general files players such as Windows Media Player. Note: Not compatible with Windows 10.

Barcode Scanner

External DVD Writer

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

Califone Portable Speaker

External DVD Drive

Tablets and iPods

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

Apple iPad Air (Gen. 4): 64 GB tablet, charger, and Apple Pencil

Wacom Graphire CTE-630 drawing tablet

Apple iPod Touch

ASUS MB16AC Portable Monitor

Video Recording

Canon Tripods

Canon Vixia HF G20

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

Garmin Virb 360 Camera: Shoot in 360 degrees to create VR environments

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

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

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

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

Logitech C922X Webcam and Jabra Voice 750

Virtual Reality Equipment

Google Cardboard: Experience a virtual reality by pairing with a smartphone. Access apps from Google Play Store.

Oculus Rift S VR Headset

Garmin Virb 360 Camera: Shoot in 360 degrees to create VR environments