equipment resources

The Program in Art, Culture and Technology has a variety of tools available to ACT graduate students, students taking ACT classes, and to ACT Faculty, Fellows, and AffiliatesEquipment may only be used by students currently enrolled in ACT classes.  Available equipment includes photographic and video cameras and lighting equipment. Items may be checked out by students for up to one week.

A list of some of the items is provided below along with information about the rules related to their use.

photography equipment

video equipment

audio equipment

lighting equipment

production software and environments

digital print production

installation equipment

photography equipment

  • Canon and Nikon digital cameras and lenses
  • Nikon 35mm cameras
  • Mamiya and Hasselblad medium format cameras and lenses
  • Studio and field large format cameras
  • Pinhole and other specialty cameras
  • Nikon flashes
  • Light meters
  • Continuous lighting kits
  • Tripods

video class equipment

  • Canon and Panasonic HD video cameras
  • 70 Mark II DSLR and GoPro cameras
  • Shotgun and lav microphones
  • Zoom and Marantz sound recorders
  • Sennheiser Video Microphones
  • Video Lighting kits
  • Green Screen backdrops
  • Tripods

audio equipment

  • Zoom H4, Marantz and Sound Devices Field recording equipment
  • Wired shotgun, condenser, lav and stereo mics
  • Wireless lav mics
  • Audio Mixers
  • Self powered Speakers
  • Amplifiers
  • 5.1 Meyers sound system (Cube)
  • RME Fireface UFX audio interface (Cube)
  • 7.2 Meyers Sound System (Bartos Digital Theatre)

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lighting equipment

  • AlienBee Studio flash kits
  • Arri lighting kit
  • Lowel light kits
  • Black Box Grid with Theater Lights (Source Fours, Pars, Fresnel)
  • Leviton Lighting Control Board
  • ENTTEC DMXIS lighting system
  • LED light kits
  • Green Screen
  • Portrait Studio

production software and environments

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ableton Live 9
  • Protools 12
  • Logic Pro X
  • Resolume Arena 4
  • Mac Apps
  • Microsoft Office
  • Arduino
  • Max /MSP and Jitter
  • Processing
  • Quartz Composer
  • Unity 3D

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digital print production

  • Colorburst Overdrive raster image processor (RIP)
  • Epson Stylus Pro 9880 Plotter
  • Epson Stylus Pro 4800
  • Epson Stylus Pro 3800
  • Epson Stylus Pro 2800
  • Epson Perfection V750 Scanner

installation equipment

  • Short Throw Projectors
  • Long Throw Projectors
  • iMacs
  • CRT monitors
  • Small flat screen monitors
  • Electrical, Video and Audio Cables
  • Grip Equipment
  • Mobile Walls for Projection Surfaces
  • Portable Speakers
  • Pedestals

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