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Video Camera

What is in the equipment kit and how to borrow.

The Kit

Located in the Tech Table, the Video Camera Kit can be checked out at the Service Center.

The Video Camera films clear professional videos with a 29.5 mm lens, and can capture audio with the built-in Zoom microphone. Additionally, the Camera has a photography function if required. 

Alternatives: The GoPro can be a durable and versatile filming/ photo alternative if action shots are in mind. The Still Camera, additionally, has a filming ability. 

Complete Users Manuals: Panasonic HC-V770 

Lending Policies

Available for checkout to CWRU students, faculty, and staff, and CIM students and faculty at the Service Center. CIA, CIM staff, Public, Visiting patrons or Alumni are not permitted to check out loanable equipment kits. 

5 day lending period.

NO due dates on weekends & NO due dates when the Library is officially closed. 

→ Be aware of Semester breaks! While classes may be on break, the library may not!

NO renewals on equipment.

NO holds on equipment.

NO doubling up on the same equipment (ex: 2 still cameras).

→ HOWEVER, checking out different equipment is encouraged (ex: 1 video camera, 1 still camera).

NO “Can I return this and check it right back out?”s. 

NO checking out partial equipment kits.

→ Only complete equipment kits can be checked out.

Kit's Equipment


Panasonic HC-V770, Battery, & SD Card are the main components of your kit. On a full charge, the camera can take over 1 1/2 hours of video filming. The lens is 29.5 mm. The SD card is 64 GB.


AC USB Charging Block & Charging Cable are the kit's charging unit.


USB A → Micro USB acts as the kit's data cable.