Equipment Loans

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Who can borrow equipment?

Faculty and staff No charge for academic and administrative purposes, contact to book.

Conference bookings receive a 50 per cent discount for equipment, contact Conference Services for more information.
Students No charge for academic purposes. Some borrowing restrictions apply. Contact to book. 
Student Societies Student societies ratified by the DSU may borrow equipment for non-academic events at no charge. Contact to book. 
Conference/external groups Fees apply; contact Conference Services for details.

Equipment list

Data projector

  If a room does not have a permanently-installed data projector, you can borrow one of our portable units.

Laptop (PC or Mac)

We have both Windows and Mac laptops available.

Cables and adapters

We have a wide selection of audio and video cables.

Digital audio recorder

Record meetings and interviews with our digital audio recorders. External microphones are also available.

Digital video camera

Record an event and save it to an SD card with our video cameras. Tripods are also available.

DVD/VCR and monitor

Play VHS tapes or DVDs. A portable television is also available.

Projector screen (free-standing)

Project your image in an area without a permanently-installed screen with our 6' or 8' free-standing units.  

Speakerphone (for teleconferences)

Capture conversation around a conference table with our teleconference speakerphones.

Videoconference Units

Our Cisco MX300 portable videoconference units allow two or more locations to communicate over the Internet.

Wireless P.A. System

Our Anchor P.A. system consists of a portable speaker and a wireles lapel microphone.


  Use our webcam to connect via Skype or Facetime with improved audio and video quality.
Fees may apply for non-academic or non-adminstrative use.