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Equipment Descriptions

Recording Equipment and Accessories that work well together for Classroom Use

Device Details Accessories Picture
iPad 2
  • has built-in tripod and microphone (recommended),
  • stops recording after about 50 minutes
Microphones:
  • Audio Technica
  • Cyber Acoustic
  • Electric Condenser
  • Samson

Tripod mounts:

  • Makayama (do not pair with Samson mic)
  • Joy Factory (best when paired with Samson mic)
  • Castiv
iPad 4
  • has built-in tripod and microphone (recommended)
Microphones:
  • Audio Technica
  • Cyber Acoustic
  • Electric Condenser (recommended)

Tripod mounts:

  • Makayama (do not pair with Samson mic)
  • Joy Factory (do not pair with Samson mic)
  • Castiv
Canon Vixia
  • SD card required,
  • tripod is necessary, unless recorded by someone else
Microphones:
  • Audio Technica
  • Cyber Acoustic
  • Electric Condenser
  • Wireless Azden (recommended for large classrooms)
Canon FS-100
  • SD card required,
  • tripod is necessary, unless recorded by someone else
Microphones:
  • Audio Technica
  • Cyber Acoustic
  • Electric Condenser
  • Wireless Azden (recommended for large classrooms)
Canon PowerShot SX260HS
  • user friendly,
  • works well in large classrooms,
  • SD card required,
  • tripod is necessary, unless recorded by someone else
 
Samsung HMX-W300
  • user friendly,
  • works well in large classrooms,
  • segments the footage into 20 minute clips
    (more information on p 28 of manual)
  • tripod is necessary, unless recorded by someone else

 

Cisco Flip
  • works well in large classrooms,
  • you will need your own batteries,
  • tripod is necessary, unless recorded by someone else

 


Note:

All tripods work with all devices. The iPad case has a built-in stand which works well if positioned on a flat surface in the classroom.