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Equipment and Facilities List

AV Booth

The AV booth is available for small group collaboration by both Radio producers and video editors who need to complete advanced post-production work including audio recording, voice-overs, audio sweetening, color correction, etc. 

Colored Floor Par Can Lights

This set of four RGB multi-colored lights from ADJ can be reserved for use in the main studio to help accent backgrounds, providing complimentary uplighting to the 16 matching RGB lights permanently mounted in PhillyCAM’s Main Studio.

 

Prerequisite

Current Member
Certified TV Studio Crew and TV Studio Producer

Community Room

PhillyCAM's Community Room may be used by members to hold interviews, meetings, casting calls, small screenings, even small shoots.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member

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Hardware

  • Projector

Control Room

The Control Room gives TV Studio certified members full studio control of their productions inside the Main Studio. Certified TV Studio Crew members are assigned to operate the following equipment: Audio Mixer, Switcher Board, and 3 Sony Studio Camera.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified TV Studio Crew

Express Studio

The Express Studio is a small 12' x 13' studio with the 2 Sony BRC-Z330 HD Robotic Camera. This all-in-one studio is perfect for small crews and productions. The robotic cameras allow members to control most of the production from the Express Studio Console. The smaller space allows for about 4 on-screen guests or hosts at a time.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member

Must be certified in Express Studio to use any of the Express Studio Equipment. Non-Certified Express Studio Members may reserve the space, but only a Certified Express Studio Member can operate the Express Studio Equipment. 

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Hardware

  • 2 Sony BRC-Z330 High Definition Robotic Camera
  • Yamaha Audio Mixing Board
  • AJA Ki Pro recorder
  • Broadcast Pixs Switcher

 

Software

  • Broadcast Pixs
  • Inscriber for creating Titles and Lower 3rds.

 

Additional Gear or Rooms usually reserved along with the Express Studio

  • ES Wireless Lavaliers
  • ES Lavaliers
  • XLR Cables
  • Green Room

Full Light Kit

The Full Light Kit gives you 4 different lights for a variety of lighting set-ups. A 500w Rifa ex55 collapsible soft light, 500w focusable Omni-light, a 250w focusable Pro-light, & a 750w broad throw Tota-light, with Uni-stands and a handful of light controls in a compact hard or soft case.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified Field Production

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Kit Components

  • Omni Light (500W)
  • Rifa Light (500W)
  • Tota Light (750W)
  • Lowel Pro Light (250W)
  • 4 Light Stands
  • 4 Light Cables
  • Umbrella
  • Gel Holder

 

Additional Gear

  • Reflector
  • Extension Cord
  • Power Strip
  • Sand Bags
  • Gels
  • Clamps
  • Green Screen

 

Green Room

The Green Room is a small 108 Sq. Ft., space with two desks, two mirrors, one mini refrigerator, and a private restroom. Allow your hosts, guests, or entertainers to get dressed, put on makeup, or just relax before the studio shoot.  

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member

Green Screen Studio

PhillyCAM’s newest TV studio is equipped with three remote control cameras and a pre-lit green cyc wall for creating live and pre-recorded productions with virtual sets and backgrounds, allowing members to create high production value shows while needing little to no editing to deliver.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified Green Screen Studio Producer

Kessler Pocket Jib

Reaching up to 6ft, this small portable jib is a PhillyCAM specialty item that can add huge production value and open up a wide variety of moving shots.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member

This is a specialty item. Contact PhillyCAM Technical Services to learn more about this item.

LED On-Camera Lights

These small battery powered lights can output up to 50W in either daylight or tungsten. With six hours of runtime on a single Sony NPF battery, these are great for run-and-gun shooting where a full-size light kit is impractical.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified Field Production

Main Studio

This 33' x 28' studio is perfect for a large scale production, such as a cooking show, talk show with a studio audience, or a dance crew ready to perform. PhillyCAM's Main Studio can accommodate multiple set-ups, with some furniture and other set accessories available. A Sony projector is also available for possible movie screenings.

Certified TV Studio members, along with a crew, can record their shows live to tape, using the 3 Sony studio cameras, along with direction from the control room. Non-Certified TV Studio Members may also reserve the space, but only a Certified TV Studio Crew Member can operate the Main Studio or Control Room Equipment.

Special Event Requests to use the Main Studio must be discussed with PhillyCAM Staff.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member

Must be certified in TV Studio Crew to use any of the Main Studio Equipment. Non-Certified TV Studio Members may reserve the space, but only a Certified TV Studio Crew Member can operate the Main Studio or Control Room Equipment.

Media Lab

PhillyCAM's Media Lab contains 9 Mac computers for members to research, edit, encode, and submit projects for PhillyCAM's content channel. All iMac's are equipped with the Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 Video Suite including Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, and Media Encoder.   

 

Prerequisite

Members must be certified or in the editing class in order to use the Media Lab. Members just browsing but not working on a PhillyCAM project must use the computer in front of the Equipment room.

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Hardware

  • 9 iMac computers for Editing
  • Processor: 4 GHz Intel Core i7
  • Memory: 24GB
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 M390 2048 MB

 

Software

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 Video Suite
  • After Effects CC
  • Audition CC
  • Media Encoder CC
  • Photoshop CC
  • Premiere Pro CC
  • Speedgrade CC
  • Audacity
  • Open Office

 

Additional Gear usually reserved along with the Media Lab

  • Headphones (Members must use headphones if they are working with any audio.)

Rode Boom Kit

The Rode Boom Mic kit is essential to recording on location audio during video production. The Kit includes the Rode NTG2, a condenser shotgun microphone designed for professional audio capturing in the field or indoors, and the Rode boom pole, which extends up to 10' and allows you to mount your microphone securely and swivel it in a range of directions that will allow you to easily change positions and follow your sound source. 

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified Field Production

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Kit Components

  • Rode Shotgun Mic
  • Model: NTG2
  • Rode Boom Pole
  • 33"- 10'
  • XLR (M-F) Cable
  • XLR (M) - Mini Cable
  • Rode Windshield

 

Additional Gear

  • Zoom Audio Recorder
  • Field Audio Mixer

Rode Filmmaker Wireless Lav Kit

Rode’s beloved wireless lavalier mics use all digital transmission with redundant channels to erase interference and minimize dropouts. These kits include an RX and TX unit, ⅛” to XLR adapter cable for use with PhillyCAM’s cameras and a terrific quality lav mic.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified Field Production and/or Audio Production.

Sennheiser Handheld Mic

This dynamic cardioid microphone designed for speech and vocals produces a solid sound that projects well and cuts through high volumes on stage. Intended for home recording, semi-pro studios, and live sound applications. 

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified Field Production

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Kit Components

  • Sennheiser Handheld Microphone Model E835 g3
  • Sennheiser Receiver for handheld
  • XLR-mini
  • Sennheiser CL1 Mini to Mini cable
  • Batteries (We provide enough batteries for the equipment. For location shoots it's best to have extra batteries for yourself.)

 

Additional Gear

  • Zoom Audio Recorder
  • XLR Cable
  • Windscreen
  • Mic Stand

 

 

Sennheiser Wireless Lavalier Microphones

This Wireless Microphone Kit offers a great amount of flexibility for portable recording indoors or outdoors. Its SKP 100 G3 plug-on transmitter transforms XLR equipped devices (such as microphones and mixing consoles) into wireless devices by simply plugging the unit in. The bodypack transmitter, as well as the plug on, can be synced up to the receiver with the simple push of a button. 

 

Prerequisite:

Current Member
Certified TV Studio Crew, Basic Field Equipment, or Express Studio.

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Kit Components

  • Lavalier Mic
  • Model: Ew100 g3
  • Sennheiser Transmitter
  • Sennheiser Receiver
  • Sennheiser CL1 Mini to Mini cable
  • Batteries (We provide enough batteries for the equipment. For location shoots it's best to have extra batteries for yourself.)

 

Additional Gear

  • Zoom Audio Recorder
  • Field Audio Mixer
  • XLR Cable
  • XLR-mini

Shure Handheld Microphones

PhillyCAM’s audio inventory includes classic handheld dynamic mics like Shure SM57/8s and SM57/8As. These mics require no extra power and are great for live music applications, as well as run-and-gun audio for on the go interviews where they can help control background noise better than a shotgun or lav mic.  Available models: SM57, SM58, SM57A, SM58A

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified TV Studio Crew, Basic Field Equipment, or Express Studio.

Sony FS7

Sony’s flagship Super-35 cinema camera has become an industry standard in broadcast and indie film.

 

Prerequisite

This camera is currently reserved for PhillyCAM’s Production Services department.

Find out how you can hire PhillyCAM Production Services for your next project.

Sony XDCAM

Sony’s PXW-X70 are PhillyCAM’s primary workhorse cameras. Combining professional features like dual and XLR inputs and a lowlight capable cinematic 1-inch sensor into a small lightweight package, these cameras are a versatile tool for content creation, event videography, filmmaking, documentary and more.

 

Prerequisite

PhillyCAM Current member
Certified Field Production

 

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Items included:

  • Camera
  • Camera Case
  • Power Supply
  • 2.5 Hr Battery (x2)
  • Short Shotgun Microphone
  • Headphones

Studio Wired Lavalier Microphones

The Studio Wired lavaliers are miniature omnidirectional electret-condenser microphones ideally suited for television broadcasting. The lavalier mics achieve high-sensitivity and have a flat-and-wide frequency response. The studio lavaliers offer extremely low handling noise with unparalleled high sound quality. 

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified TV Studio Crew or Express Studio

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Kit Components

  • Omni Directional Lavalier Mic
  • Model: ECM 44B and ECM 88B
  • Battery

 

Additional Gear

  • XLR Cable

Tascam Audio Recorder

The Tascam's DR-40 is a 4-Track Handheld Digital Audio Recorder. The recorder features built-in adjustable condenser microphones as well as two XLR or 1/4 inputs. 

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified Field Production or Radio Production

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Kit Components

  • Tascam Audio Recorder
  • Model: DR-40
  • A/C Adapter
  • Windscreen
  • Batteries (We provide enough batteries for the equipment. For location shoots it's best to have extra batteries for yourself.)
  • Must provide your own SD card to save your work

 

Additional Gear

  • XLR Cables
  • Wireless Lavalier
  • Handheld Mic

Tech Lounge

PhillyCAM's Tech Lounge is a space reserved for Phillycam's Youth Media programs. 

PhillyCAM’s Tech Lounge was created to support and embrace youth voices, where students learn to access, analyze, create and share digital media content.

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Youth Hours

2pm-6pm Monday through Friday

 

Hardware

  • 5 iMacs for editing purposes
  • Television with HDMI connection

 

Software

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 Video Suite
  • After Effects CC
  • Audition CC
  • Media Encoder CC
  • Photoshop CC
  • Premiere Pro CC
  • Speedgrade CC

 

 If you are a youth interested in PhillyCAM's Youth Media Programming, contact the Youth Media Coordinator at ariel@phillycam.org. 

Tricaster Mini

This portable field switcher allows for the creation of multi-camera productions on location. Connect up to four cameras over HDMI or SDI and use the provided panel and monitor to actively switch between cameras and record a final master mix on the Tricaster itself.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member

This is a specialty item. For more information contact PhillyCAM Technical Services.

Zoom Audio Recorder

The H5 Handy from Zoom is a compact, portable handheld digital recorder that is capable of four-track recording and features an interchangeable, modular microphone system. The recorder has an XY microphone module on top along with two additional XLR inputs at the bottom.

 

Prerequisite

Current PhillyCAM member
Certified Field Production or Radio Production

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Kit Components

  • Zoom Audio Recorder
  • Model: H5
  • Zoom Mini Case
  • A/C Adapter
  • Windscreen
  • Batteries (We provide enough batteries for the equipment. For location shoots it's best to have extra batteries for yourself.)
  • Must provide your own SD card to save your work

 

Additional Gear

  • XLR Cables
  • Wireless Lavalier
  • Handheld Mic