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Output Center

Equipment Checkout

Students may borrow equipment free of charge* from the College of Design’s Output Center located at 426 Design. Checkout periods vary depending on the type of equipment. A chart is provided at bottom of this page.

Equipment Currently Available for Checkout

  • Canon Rebel 2000 EFS-mount SLR Cameras (Film not provided) with 18-135mm Kit Lens (No other lenses available)
  • Sony α6400 e-Mount DSLM Cameras (24.2MP APS-C sensor) with 16-50mm PowerZoom Lens (other E-mount lenses available)
  • Canon EOS 60D EFS-mount DSLR Cameras (18MP APS-C sensor) with 18-135mm Kit Lens (No other lenses available)
  • Wireless Microphone Kit
  • Small & Medium WACOM Intuos Tablets
  • Canon Vixia HFG20 HD Camcorders
  • Canon XA20 HD Camcorders (with XLR shotgun mic mount)
  • RODE NTG Shotgun Microphones (1&2)
  • GoPro Hero 6 Cameras
  • ZOOM digital audio recorders.
  • Medium and Heavy Tripods
  • Various Projectors with HDMI input. (for class use, and valid course work use)
  • Leica BLK360 Laser Scanner

Item Type Checkout Period

  • Projector Class time +15 minutes only!
  • Video Adapter Class time +15 minutes only!
  • Remote Controls Class time +15 minutes only!
  • DSLM Cameras max 2 days
  • SLR & DSLR Cameras 1 day ONLY. Reservations are suggested. No renewals.
  • Tablets Default is 1 day, max. 2 days
  • Video Cameras Default is 1 day, max. 2 days
  • Motion Capture Dongles 4 hours, cannot leave the labs
  • Audio Recorders Default is 1 day, max. 2 days

Checkout Policies

  • University ID must be presented for all check-outs. No exceptions.
  • Items cannot be checked out longer than two days without prior approval. Email codsupport@iastate.edu if you have a request for a longer checkout period due to field trips. We will only be able to accommodate a small number of these requests.
  • NO DSLRs can go on field trips.
  • Patrons will be responsible for all insurance necessary to cover the items if traveling by plane or other public modes of transportation.
  • Equipment models and availability are subject to change without notice.

*Fees will be charged if items are lost or returned late

  • Overdue Policy: Items returned more than 30 minutes late will be considered overdue, and will be assessed a $10/day overdue fine to be applied to your UBill.
  • All lost items will be billed at the replacement rate. Some of these items are very expensive. It is in your best interest to return items promptly.