Equipment Distribution Center (EDC)

The Emerson College Equipment Distribution Center (EDC) is located at 19 Avery Street. It includes the Film Equipment Center and the Video, Audio, New Media Equipment Centers.

The EDC loans professional equipment and facilities to VMA and Journalism students & faculty to fulfill class assignments. Professional staff and student employees are available to provide technical support as required.

For more details concerning equipment vended by the EDC, please contact them with any questions at x8815. 

Equipment Distribution Center (EDC)

There is a vast amount of professional equipment and support gear available for student checkout from the EDC, including:

  • Sony PMW-F5 4K Super 35 camera
  • Sony PMW-F3 Super 35 Camcorder
  • Sony Alpha a7S Mirrorless Digital Camera
  • Sony RX-1 Digital Camera
  • Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM Camcorders
  • Sony NEX-FS700R Super 35 Camcorder
  • Sony NEX-FS100 Super 35 Camcorders
  • Canon EOS C100 Cinema Cameras
  • Canon 7D HDSLRs
  • Canon 70D HDSLRs
  • Canon 60D HDSLRs
  • Panasonic HMC-150 Camcorders
  • prime and zoom lens kits for all
  • Atomos Ninja monitor/recorders
  • Convergence Odyssey 7 monitor/recorder
  • Sound Devices PIX 240i monitor/recorders
  • Tripods by Sachtler, Vinten, O'Connor and Manfrotto
  • Lighting kits from Kino Flo, Arri, Litepanels and ikan
  • Steadicam Zephyrs
  • Shoulder rigs from Shape
  • Kessler camera sliders
  • Freefly Movi M5 gimbal motion control stabilizer
  • Follow focus kits, matte boxes, filters
  • Audio recorders/mixers from Sound Devices, Tascam and Shure,
  • Microphones from Beyer, Sanken, Sennheiser, AudioTechnica, etc.
  • Grip gear, flags, and more

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Film Annex

The Film Annex is located across the hallway from the EDC, in the Little building. The Film Annex has an extensive inventory of 16mm film cameras, lenses, still cameras, and peripheral support gear.

Inventory includes:

  • Bolex Rex 4/5 16mm film cameras
  • Arriflex SR-1and SR-2 film cameras
  • Aaton XTR professional super 16mm cameras
  • prime and zoom lenses, magazines, changing bags, etc.
  • Lighting kits from Kino Flo, Mole Richardson, Arri, Litepanels and ikan
  • Canon & Nikon 35mm film & DSLR cameras, 4X5 view cameras, and medium-format still photo cameras 

Journalism Equipment at the EDC

  • JVC HM850 ProHD Camcorder
  • JVC HM750 ProHD Camcorder
  • JVC HM200u 4KCAM Compact Handheld Camcorder
  • JVC HM150 Camcorder
  • JVC HM100 Camcorder
  • Nikon D800e HDSLRs
  • Nikon D610 HDSLRs
  • Nikon D7000 HDSLRs
  • Nikon D3300 HDSLRs
  • Nikon D3200 HDSLRs
  • Canon 7D HDSLRs
  • Ricoh Theta S 360° Camera
  • Apple iPod Touches, iPads, and iPad Minis
  • Various mounts, stands, battery packs, and other accessories for Apple products.
  • GoPro Hero4 Action Camera
  • Various Lenses by Nikon and Sigma
  • Nikon SB700/SB800 Speedlight Photo Flashes
  • Audio Recorders/Mixers by Marantz,
  • Zoom, Edirol, Sound Devices and Tascam
  • Microphones from Sony, Sennheiser, Shure, and Electro-Voice
  • Lighting kits and accessories from Lowel, LitePanels, and Westcott
  • Tripods and Monopods from Manfrotto and Sunpak
  • Assorted camera backpacks and travels cases

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