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Equipment & Media Services

Equipment Types

Equipment may not be exactly as shown.

Audio Conference System

BlueTooth Speaker

Bose Sound System

Cassette Recorder/Player

  • Use this to record or playback audio cassettes.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter.

CD Walkman

  • Use this to playback CDs
  • No training required.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter.

Digital Voice Recorder

  • Use this to record meetings, class lectures and save in digital file format.
  • Using a Digital Voice Recorder
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment counter.

HDMI to VGA Adapter

  • Use this adapter to convert HDMI to VGA.  eg. your computer has HDMI port and device you want to connect to only has VGA.
  • Some instruction may be required.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment counter. 

Headphones

  • Use this to listen to audio on a device.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter.

 

Need headphones for your class? 

We have a set of 30 headphones for loan to employees.

Microphones

The Library has a variety of microphones:

  • Desktop
  • Wireless
  • Dual wireless

Contact us to find one that meets your needs.

Microphone Stand

PA (Personal)

 

PA (Public Address) System - Portable

PA (Public Address) System - Wireless

Record Player

  • Use this to playback vinyl records
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter.

Sound Mixer

  • Use this to combine multiple audio sources such as microphones, through inputs called channels, where adjustments to sound for each device can be made.
  • Training requiredcontact the Equipment Desk.
  • Ask for one at the Equipment counter.

Two Way Radio

USB Speakers

  • Amplifies sound when connected to a computer.
  • No training required
  • No need to book, ask for one at the equipment counter.

Wireless Receiver & Microphone

 

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Audio/Video cable

  • Use this to connect Audio and video components.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

HDMI cable

  • Use this to connect two devices with HDMI capability.  HDMI transfers Audio and Video.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

HDMI to VGA ADAPTER

  • Use this adapter to convert HDMI to VGA.  eg. your computer has HDMI port and the device you want to connect to  has only VGA.
  • Some instruction may be required.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment counter. 

Listening Post

  • Use this to connect multiple headphones for the distribution of sound.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

 MAC display adaptors (various)

  • Use this to connect your Mac computer to VGA projector.
  • We have a variety.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

 

Network cable

  • Use this to connect a computer to a network.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

Speaker Cable (XLR)

  • Use this to connect a microphone to a speaker, or amplifier.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

Tally Counter

  • Use this to keep when manually counting items. 
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

Travel Plug

  • Use this to convert North American plug to various European plug types when traveling. 
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

USB extension

  • Use this to extend the length of a USB cable.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

USB to VGA display adapter

  • Use this to connect a second display device such as a monitor or data projector to a laptop or computer.
  • This adaptor is used if your second display has a VGA port and your laptop or computer does not have a VGA port.
  • No need to book, ask for at one our Equipment Counter

VGA Cable

  • Use this to connect a second display device,  such as a data projector or monitor to a laptop or computer.  This cable is used when both devices, have VGA ports.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter

 

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Camcorder, Professional

Data Projector

Dell Tablets

  • For loan individually or borrow multiple tablets.
  • There are 39 at Surrey, 24 at Richmond,  and 36 at  Langley.
  • Employee use only.
  • Use this for Internet access for shared, interactive class activities without the need to book a computer lab.
  • Students can work more easily in groups, and move freely within or outside the classroom while online.
  • Tablets are approximately 5"W x 81/2" H
  • Questions? Contact the Equipment Desk.
  • Using the Dell Tablets & Software List
  • Bookings for more than one semester in the future can't be accommodated.
  • Click here to book this equipment.

Document Cameras

Use document cameras to project images or three dimensional still or moving objects. Some cameras can capture and save images with software installation. 

Click here for a Document Camera Comparison to find out which camera best suits your needs.

  • Employee use only
  • Training may be required: Contact the Equipment Desk.
  • Available on first come, first served basis:
    • Elmo MX-P
    • IPEVO V4K
  • Click here to book these models only:
    • Elmo MO-1
    • IPEVO HDMI/USB

Elmo MO-1

Using the Elmo MO-1 document camera

Elmo MX-P

Using the Elmo MX-P document camera

 

 

IPEVO HDMI/USB

Using the IPEVO HDMI/USB 

 

IPEVO V4K

Using the IPEVO V4K document camera

 

 

Flipchart

  • Use this to display notes, brainstorm ideas in a group.
  • No training required
  • 1 full pad of paper only with each flipchart. Extra paper can be purchased at the Bookstore.
  • Markers & eraser available upon request.
  • Click here to book this equipment

 

Ipad Tablets

Use an iPad with included pen and Notepad  to create lecture notes and classroom materials  that integrate handwriting, typing drawings, audio and pictures.  Notepad can also be used to annotate PDF documents such as student assignments in PDF format.

Connect the iPad to the projector in a KPU classroom to project notes as you create them using the Notepad software.

Access your KPU Virtual Desktop via Citrix on iPad to project files you may have already created.

Employee use only

Training may be required Contact Leeann Waddington at leeann.waddington@kpu.ca

Remote Presenter

  • Use this to remotely control a slide show such as a Powerpoint presentation.
  • No training required
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment counter

TV/DVD/VCR Unit

Visual Presenter

Webcam

  • Use this to broadcast video on the internet.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our equipment counter.
webcam

Whiteboard

  • Use this to display notes, brainstorm ideas in a group.
  • No training required
  • 1 full pad of paper only with each whiteboard. Extra paper can be purchased at the Bookstore.
  • Markers & eraser available upon request.
  • Click here to book this equipment

Whiteboard Mobile 72"x 40"

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COW (Computer on Wheels)

Card Reader

  • Reads flash memory cards
  • No training required
  • No need to book, ask for one at the equipment counter.

Data Projector

Dell Tablets

  • For loan individually or borrow multiple tablets.
  • There are 39 at Surrey, 24 at Richmond,  and 36 at  Langley.
  • Employee use only.
  • Use this for Internet access for shared, interactive class activities without the need to book a computer lab.
  • Students can work more easily in groups, and move freely within or outside the classroom while online.
  • Tablets are approximately 5"W x 81/2" H
  • Questions? Contact the Equipment Desk.
  • Using the Dell Tablets & Software List
  • Bookings for more than one semester in the future can't be accommodated.
  • Click here to book this equipment.

 

Document Cameras

Use document cameras to project images or three dimensional still or moving objects. Some cameras can capture and save images with software installation. 

Click here for a Document Camera Comparison to find out which camera best suits your needs.

  • Employee use only
  • Training may be required: Contact the Equipment Desk.
  • Available on first come, first served basis:
    • Elmo MX-P
    • IPEVO V4K
  • Click here to book these models only:
    • Elmo MO-1
    • IPEVO HDMI/USB

Elmo MO-1

Using the Elmo MO-1 document camera

Elmo MX-P

Using the Elmo MX-P document camera

 

 

IPEVO HDMI/USB

Using the IPEVO HDMI/USB 

 

IPEVO V4K

Using the IPEVO V4K document camera

 

 

DVD CD Drive

Ipad Tablets

Use an iPad with included pen and Notepad to create lecture notes and classroom materials  that integrate handwriting, typing, drawings, audio and pictures.  Notepad can also be used to annotate PDF documents such as student assignments in PDF format.

Connect the iPad to the projector in a KPU classroom to project notes as you create them using the Notepad software.

Access your KPU Virtual Desktop via Citrix on iPad to project files you may have already created.

Employee use only

Training may be required Contact Leeann Waddington at leeann.waddington@kpu.ca

 

Laptop

USB to VGA display adapter

  • Use this to connect a second display device such as a monitor or data projector to a laptop or computer.
  • This adaptor is used if your second display has a VGA port and your laptop or computer does not have a VGA port.
  • No need to book, ask for at one our Equipment Counter

USB Speakers

  • Amplifies sound when connected to a computer.
  • No training required
  • No need to book, ask for one at the equipment counter.

USB Storage Device

  • Use this to store data.
  • No Training required
  • No need to book, ask for one at the equipment counter.

Webcam

  • Use this to broadcast video on the internet.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our equipment counter
webcam

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35 mm SLR Camera (film, not digital)

Cable Release

  • Connects to the shutter button on a camera and is used to reduce movement.
  • Training may be required
  • No booking required, ask for one at the Equipment counter.

Digital Camera

Light Kit

Phone Holder

  • Use this to stabilize a smartphone while recording video. It can sit on a table or be attached to a tripod.
  • No booking required, ask for one at the Equipment counter.

Tripod

Equipment may not be exactly as shown.

35 mm Slide Projector

Data Projector

Document Cameras

Use document cameras to project images or three dimensional still or moving objects. Some cameras can capture and save images with software installation. 

Click here for a Document Camera Comparison to find out which camera best suits your needs.

  • Employee use only
  • Training may be required: Contact the Equipment Desk.
  • Available on first come, first served basis:
    • Elmo MX-P
    • IPEVO V4K
  • Click here to book these models only:
    • Elmo MO-1
    • IPEVO HDMI/USB

 

Elmo MO-1

Using the Elmo MO-1 document camera

Elmo MX-P

Using the Elmo MX-P document camera

 

 

IPEVO HDMI/USB

Using the IPEVO HDMI/USB 

 

IPEVO V4K

Using the IPEVO V4K document camera

 

 

Events Projector

  • Use this to project any content on your computer or digital device.
  • The Event Projector displays a much larger and brighter image than a standard data projector.
  • Employee Use Only with IT support.
  • Click here to book this equipment

Opaque Projector

Portable Projection Screen

  • Use this to project images.
  • Width sizes:
    • 50 inch booth size, tripod base
    • 70 inch classroom size, tripod base
    • 80 inch classroom size, pneumatic base
    • 96 inch event size, tripod base
  • Click here to book this equipment

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Bose Sound System

Camcorder

The Library has a variety of camcorders:

  • SD
  • HDD
  • Professional (see below)

Contact us to find one that meets your needs.

Camcorder, Professional

Data Projector

Document Cameras

Use document cameras to project images or three dimensional still or moving objects. Some cameras can capture and save images with software installation. 

Click here for a Document Camera Comparison to find out which camera best suits your needs.

  • Employee use only
  • Training may be required: Contact the Equipment Desk.
  • Available on first come, first served basis:
    • Elmo MX-P
    • IPEVO V4K
  • Click here to book these models only:
    • Elmo MO-1
    • IPEVO HDMI/USB
  •  

Elmo MO-1

Using the Elmo MO-1 document camera

Elmo MX-P

Using the Elmo MX-P document camera

 

 

IPEVO HDMI/USB

Using the IPEVO HDMI/USB 

 

IPEVO V4K

Using the IPEVO V4K document camera

 

 

Easel

  • Use this to display a posters or sign.
  • No training required.
  • No need to book, ask for one at the Equipment counter.

Events Projector

  • Use this to project any content on your computer or digital device.
  • The Event Projector displays a much larger and brighter image than a standard data projector.
  • Employee Use Only with IT support.
  • Click here to book this equipment

Flipchart

  • Use this to display notes, brainstorm ideas in a group.
  • No training required
  • 1 full pad of paper only with each flipchart. Extra paper can be purchased at the Bookstore.
  • Markers & eraser available upon request.
  • Click here to book this equipment

 

Graphing Calculator

  • Use this to solve equations and plot graphs.
  • This item is on Reserve, ask for one at the Service Counter.

Ipad Tablets

Use an iPad with included pen and Notepad  to create lecture notes and classroom materials  that integrate handwriting, typing drawings, audio and pictures.  Notepad can also be used to annotate PDF documents such as student assignments in PDF format.

Connect the iPad to the projector in a KPU classroom to project notes as you create them using the Notepad software.

Access your KPU Virtual Desktop via Citrix on iPad to project files you may have already created.

Employee use only

Training may be required Contact Leeann Waddington at leeann.waddington@kpu.ca

Microphones

The Library has a variety of microphones:

  • Desktop
  • Wireless
  • Dual wireless

Contact us to find one that meets your needs.

Microphone Stand

Power Station

Professional Camcorder

  • Used to record classroom lectures.
  • Can be used with video tripod
  • Can be used with a wireless microphone
  • Using a Professional Camcorder
  • Click here to book this equipment

Projection Screen

Remote Presenter

  • Use this to remotely control a slide show such as a Powerpoint presentation.
  • No training required
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment counter

Stereo Sound Mixer

  • Use this to combine multiple audio sources such as microphones, through inputs called channels, where adjustments to sound for each device can be made.
  • Training requiredcontact the Equipment Desk.
  • Ask for one at the Equipment counter.

TV/DVD Unit

TV/DVD/VCR Unit

USB Storage Device

  • Use this to store data.
  • No need to book, ask for one at the equipment counter.

Visual Presenter

Webcam

  • Use this to broadcast video on the internet.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our equipment counter.
webcam

Whiteboard

  • Use this to display notes, brainstorm ideas in a group.
  • No training required
  • 1 full pad of paper only with each whiteboard. Extra paper can be purchased at the Bookstore.
  • Markers & eraser available upon request.
  • Click here to book this equipment

Whiteboard Mobile 72"x 40"

Equipment may not be exactly as shown.

Blu-Ray Player

Camcorder

The Library has a variety of camcorders:

  • SD
  • HDD
  • Professional (see below)

Contact us to find one that meets your needs.

 

Camcorder, Professional

Phone Holder

  • Use this to stabilize a  smartphone while recording video. It can sit on a table or be attached to a tripod.
  • No booking required, ask for one at the Equipment counter.

TV/DVD System

TV/DVD/VCR System

Video Conference System

Video Projection System

Equipment may not be exactly as shown.

Card Reader

  • Reads flash memory cards
  • No training required
  • No need to book, ask for one at the equipment counter.

Cart

Easel, Portable

  • Use this to display a posters or sign.
  • Folds down into a carry case.
  • No training required.
  • No need to book, ask for one at the Equipment counter.

Flipchart

  • Use this to display notes, brainstorm ideas in a group.
  • No training required
  • 1 full pad of paper only with each flipchart. Extra paper can be purchased at the Bookstore.
  • Markers & eraser available upon request.
  • Click here to book this equipment

Graphing Calculator

  • Use this to solve equations and plot graphs.
  • This is item is on Reserve, ask for one at the Service Counter.

Microphone Stand

Phone Charger

  • Use this to charge a variety of mobile devices.
  • No need to book, ask for one at our Equipment Counter.

Power Station

powerstation

USB Storage Device

  • Use this to store data.
  • No Training required.
  • No need to book, ask for one at the equipment counter.

Whiteboard

  • Use this to display notes, brainstorm ideas in a group.
  • No training required
  • 1 full pad of paper only with each whiteboard. Extra paper can be purchased at the Bookstore.
  • Markers & eraser available upon request.
  • Click here to book this equipment

Whiteboard Mobile

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Adaptive Technology Equipment

KPU has a variety of adaptive technology equipment which is restricted to students with prior approval from their Disability Advisor.  Equipment can be moved to whichever campus the student needs.  Loan periods are flexible and depend on the number of students requesting each piece of equipment.

Contact your Disability Advisor if you require the use of equipment such as laptops with Zoomtext and JAWS software or an ergonomic chair.

Print Enlarger

Surrey, Richmond, and Langley Libraries each have a Print Enlarger which magnifies the text of print items such as books or journals.  The enlarger allows viewing only, there is no print capability.

COW (Computer on Wheels) Software

To see a standard list of software on all Library COWs (Computer on Wheels), please click on the User Guide above.

Be kind, don't disconnect components on the COW.  If you want to use your own laptop, we can provide you with a data projector instead.

Flipcharts

Library flipcharts are loaned with one pad of paper.  Please return unused paper with the flipcart.

The Library is unable to supply additional pads of flipchart paper.  Paper can be purchased at any of the  KPU Bookstores.