Clarkson OIT sponsors a limited supply of computer hardware available for loan to faculty teaching online. The aim of the Technology Loaner Pool program is to improve access to computer hardware so Clarkson instructors are able to readily pursue online teaching methods like recording video, meeting with students online and grading assessments digitally. The listing below provides a description of the tools available and how they can be used.  To participate in this program, please submit request through this form and OIT Help Desk will return contact to make arrangements.  

Supplies are limited. Equipment loans are temporary and are designed to offer an opportunity a try-before-you-buy experience before you or your department proceeds to purchase. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Questions/comments: helpdesk@clarkson.edu or 315-268-4357.

FAQ Technology Loaner Pool

Do I qualify for a loan?

OIT will prioritize equipment loans to faculty who are teaching entirely online for 2020. Also, faculty/TAs teaching partly online for 2020 or creating digital assets for delivering instruction are also considered.


How will the loan work? 

You will be asked to submit a request form and user agreement. The term of the loan is to be decided based on your need, i.e. length of semester term or other.


Is this equipment available for CRC faculty?

Yes. We will make arrangements for pick up at CRC.

Available for Loan

Convertible Tablet / Touchscreen Laptop

Latitude 12 7000 Series 2-in-1 Touch Notebook

The pen-enabled touchscreen monitor on this laptop makes this device ideal for handwritten notations useful when creating screen share recordings and providing feedback on student assignment submissions. Onboard microphone and webcam make it an all in one.


Dell Latitude 7200 2-in-1

  • Intel Core i5
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB SSD HDD
  • Travel Keyboard & Active Pen included
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Webcam

Logitech H650e stereo headphones

This basic headset offers sufficient quality voice and audio for common recording and web conferencing sessions. These headphones offer a step up in quality and clarity, over most standard microphones internal to your lap top or desktop.


Logitech H650e stereo headphones

  • Wired USB
  • Indicator LED
  • Headset Controls
  • Quick Access Controls

The Logitech H650e stereo headphones features USB plug-and-play connectivity and works with virtually any video conferencing and recording software app, such as Zoom, Echo360, and more.

Webcam

Add your visual presence and non-verbals to any meeting or recorded presentation with this web camera/microphone that sits on top of your monitor.


Various Makes & Models

  • USB plug-n-play
  • High-def, 1920 x 1080 res video
  • Stereo sound
  • Automatic low-light correction and autofocus
  • Connects to Windows, Mac, and Linux systems via a USB 2.0
  • Clip that attaches to your monitor or tripod
  • Works with virtually any video conferencing and recording software app, such as Zoom, Echo360, and more.

USB lapel microphone

We, at CU OIT, like USB connections for stability and ease of use. No exception here with this plug and play lapel microphone. If you seek higher voice capturing quality with a polished visual appearance, the corded lapel microphone is the way to go.


USB lapel microphone

  • USB 2.0
  • Clip head to lapel or shirt
  • ~19.6' USB cord
  • Functions: Plug and Play, Recording, Voice, Conference, Game, Live Broadcasting, Desktop Computer, Laptop Computer

IPEVO V4K Ultra High Definition 8MP USB Document Camera

Imagine soldering a circuit board or breaking down complex chemistry problems from your bench and being able to share that with your students anywhere. Now you can with this IPEVO Document Camera. Check out this neat article from IPEVO on more applications for the document camera.


IPEVO V4K Ultra High Definition 8MP USB Document Camera

  • 8 Megapixel camera, captures Ultra High Definition, 3264 x 2448 pixel images
  • High frame rate for lag-free live streaming
  • Fast focusing speed helps minimize interruptions for frequent switching between different materials; features Sony CMOS Image Sensor for exceptional noise reduction and color Reproduction – great for capturing in dimly lit environments
  • Max Shooting Area:13.46 inch x 10.04 inch
  • Works with a variety of software and applications on Mac, PC and Chromebook that allows you to use it in different ways.
  • System Requirements - Mac Intel Core i5 CPU 2.5 GHz or higher, OS X 10.10 or higher, Solid-state drive, and 200MB of free hard disk space, 256MB of dedicated video memory (For lag-free live streaming up to 1920 x 1080, and video recording of 1920 x 1080).
  • Windows Recommended Requirements - Microsoft Windows 10,Intel Core i5 CPU 3.40 GHz or higher, 4 GB RAM, 200MB of free hard disk space, 256MB of dedicated video memory (For lag-free live streaming up to 1920 x 1080, and video recording of 1920 x 1080)