Technology rental of the eLab

Zur Durchführung webbasierter Projekte, Präsentation von (Bewegt-)Bildern oder der Arbeit mit verschiedenen digitalen Tools stellt das eLab einen Technik-Verleihservice für Studierende und Mitarbeitende der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar zur Verfügung. Im Folgenden sind alle Informationen zur Reservierung der Technik, zu den Leihgeräten sowie zu den Verleihbedingungen bereitgestellt. 

Reservation and rental conditions


The reservation and use of the technology rental is free of charge and only requires a written advance reservation.

For this purpose please fill in the following Equipment loan form.

The collection and return of the lent devices always takes place on Wednesdays 13:00 to 15:00. 

The maximum loan period is 1 month. The loan period can only be extended by arrangement.

Please delete all data created during use (e.g. pictures, documents, etc.) on the rental devices yourself at the end. If you do not delete the data, the eLab reserves the right not to accept the equipment.

Rental conditions

  1. The equipment is provided for use exclusively for agreed purposes (research, teaching, projects, seminars, ...); use for other purposes (private or commercial) is not permitted.

  2. Loans are only possible to students and employees of the Bauhaus University.

  3. The equipment must be treated with care. In the event of damage caused by negligence or theft, the eLab reserves the right to hold the borrower liable.

  4. Any damage that has occurred must be reported when the unit is returned.

  5. Required software on the devices must be requested in advance from the eLab. The software installation on the devices may not be changed by the borrower.

  6. Any special arrangements that go beyond the conditions set out here must be recorded in writing on the form.

  7. Upon collection of the equipment, these terms of use are accepted by signing the rental slip.

  8. Personal data will be stored for the above-mentioned purposes for a period of 3 months.

  9. A copy of your ID card is required.

  10. The maximum loan period is 1 month; the loan period can only be extended by arrangement.

  11. Please delete all data created during use (e.g. pictures, documents, etc.) on the rental devices yourself at the end. If you do not delete the data, the eLab reserves the right not to accept the equipment.

Equipment for hire


Fujitsu Lifebook U7410 (12 Zoll / 14 Zoll / 15 Zoll)
Rental device for online and hybrid teaching, as well as working device for students, student assistants and teachers.


Other open source programmes: 

  • Audacity - free audio editor and recorder
  • OBS - free software to be used for streaming events

For more information:

  • Manual - Basic information about the device


iPad (5th generation)

  • Operating system: iOS system version 14.5.1 3
  • Capacity: 32GB, Wi-Fi
  • Camera: FaceTime HD camera (8MP) and rear camera
  • Buttons and ports: Home button/ Touch ID sensor, Lightning connector, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Integrated stereo speakers
  • Display: 9.7" multi-touch display, resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels at 264 ppi

More information

  • Guided access - Official instructions from Apple to restrict functions of the iPad for exhibitions or similar.


  • No use of Apple Pencil possible. For drawing, there is the alternative of the Wacom One graphics tablet.
  • No integration of depth camera or LiDAR sensor and therefore no possibility for 3D scans.


  • Lightning to Digital AV Adapter - Product information on the Apple website

    With the adapter, the iPad can be connected to beamers or monitors via HDMI. iPhones with a Lightning connector can also be used with the adapter.

Graphic tablet (Wacom One Creative Pen Display)

  • Live notes
  • Creative drawing during presentations
  • Use as a second monitor.

For the use of the Wacom One, external software is required. It is possible to borrow a laptop with Affinity Design installed. Alternatively, the free software Xournal++ can be used.

For more information


  • Download - Official download via Github for MacOS, Windows and Linux
  • User Guide - Overview of the user interface, tools and features


Affinity Design




USB Condenser Microphone NT-USB by RODE
Easy to use for professional recordings for podcast and educational videos. 

For more information

  • User Guide - Information for setup and use with an iPad

Microphone Shure MV7 Podcast Kit

  • consisting of Shure MV7 dynamic podcast microphone, Manfrotto PIXI mini tripod, 3 m cable Micro-B < > USB-A and 3 m cable Micro-B < > USB-C
  • A/D converter: 16 or 24 bit, 44.1 or 48 kHz
  • Frequency range: 50 to 16.000 Hz
  • Adjustable gain range: 0 to +36 dB
  • Outputs: XLR or micro USB; 3.5 mm jack plug for headphone output


For more information

  • User Manual - Link to a detailed explanation of the system on the official SHURE website

Throwaway microphone (Catchbox Plus)

  • for use in meetings, lectures and events 
  • can be used as a clip-on microphone with the built-in microphone or as a presenter microphone with the included lavalier microphone
  • Outputs: Analogue 6.3 mm jack (balanced + unbalanced, line level), XLR (microphone level) and digital audio signals (USB-C)
  • Range: 100 m
  • Transmitting power: 100 - 200 mW
  • Battery life: >12 hours
  • the throw microphone features automute
  • with ViralOff coating - antimicrobial coating that prevents microorganisms from sticking


For more information

  • Product video - External Youtube link with an overview of the application possibilities
  • Manual - Detailed description of the system with description of different setup possibilities.
  • Video Conferencing - Information for setting up a video conference with the Catchbox on the official Catchbox website

Wireless microphone system (Rode Wireless GO II)

  • 2 terminal transmitter TX with integrated microphone (spherical capsule)
  • Limit sound pressure level: 100 dB SPL
  • Frequency range: 50 - 20000 Hz (internal microphone)
  • 3.5 mm TRS jack for external microphone
  • Range: 200 m with clear line of sight
  • Built-in USB-C audio interface for digital signal output
  • for direct connection to computer or Android and iOS devices (in this case optional cable required, not included)
  • 3.5 mm TRS analogue output with switchable level adjustment (0 dB, - 12 dB, -24 dB)
  • Output optionally in stereo (L/R separate) or mono (TX1 + TX2 combined)
  • Battery capacity: Up to 7 hours (charging via USB-C socket)

 For more information

  • Quickstart Guide - Quick Setup and Basic Features
  • Video Guide - External Youtube link with a detailed explanation of features and setup
  • RODE Central -  Official companion software for advanced settings. Available for Windows, macOS, IOS and Android
  • Lavalier Microphone - Information on the lavalier microphone included in the loan on the official RODE website
  • iOs/ Android Adapter - With an adapter for iOS or Android devices, videos with excellent audio quality can be recorded on the smartphone or tablet. For more information, see link (official Rode website). 

Conference speaker (Jabra Speak 710)
Mobile conference speaker with USB and Bluetooth connection.
Compatible with laptops, smartphones and tablets for live streams and online lectures.

For more information

  • Manual - Detailed description of the system with description of various setup options.

Studio headphones (HD 280 Pro Sennheiser)
Robust, comfortable headphones for professional monitoring use. With one-sided coiled cable, rotatable earcups and up to 32 dB noise attenuation. 

Headset (Poly Blackwire)
Ideal for users:indoors with high communication workload on the PC and high multimedia use; USB connection to PC; microphone frequency range 100 Hz-8 kHz optimal for wideband voice telephony (up to 6.800 Hz), noise cancelling microphone

Cushioned SonyWireband Headphones
Lightweight, foldable design


Audio Adapter Griffin iMic USB

  • Provides the ability to connect a sound input device to the USB port
  • Record music, podcasts and other audio with your Mac (including Final Cut Pro, Garageband, iMovie)
  • Mic and line input via selectable switch
  • Convert vinyl LPs to vinyl.Final Cut Pro, Garageband, iMovie, among others)
  • Mic and line input via selectable switch
  • Convert and edit vinyl LPs and cassettes to MP3 or CD



360°-Video conferencing device(Kandao Meeting Pro)
Kandao Meeting Pro is an AI-based 360° video conferencing device equipped with a 360-degree lens, an omnidirectional audio system, hi-fi speakers and an integrated Android system.

    For more information:

    • Quickstart Guide - Video tutorial by Kandao for quick set-up and basic functions
    • Manual - Detailed description of the system with description of different setup possibilities.

    Table tripods

    • Small tripods compatible with Obsbot Tiny, Kandao Meeting Pro and all other tripod-compatible devices
    • 1/4 inch screw
    • K&M table tripod
    • Rode table tripod


    AI-assisted webcam (Obsbot Tiny)
    A compact webcam with motion sensors for live streams and online lectures.

    For more information:

    • Manual - Detailed description of the system with description of different setup possibilities.
    • Software - accompanying software for advanced features

    Broadcast Video Streaming System (Marantz Professional Turret)

    • with Full HD webcam 
    • USB condenser microphone with built-in pop filter and professional on-board converters to record studio quality audio with 48 kHz / 16 bit resolution 
    • Dimmable LED light ring - daylight balancing with Cool, Warm and Diffusion filter accessories
    • USB-C output to computer / transmission; Internal USB hub with two USB 3.0 ports and integrated headphone amplifier

      For more information:

      • Product video - External Youtube link with an overview of the application possibilities
      • Manual - Detailed description of the system with description of the setup.

      Video capture device "Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Recorder 3G" (Capture Card)

      • allows you to connect an HDMI or SDI source to a computer
      • ideal for streaming or high-quality webcam recording. Compatible with Zoom, Teams, BigBlueButton and other video conferencing systems
      • records uncompressed and compressed video in the highest 10-bit quality and is compatible with all common video software, e.g. DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro CC and many more.
      • SDI video inputs: 1x SDI rates 270 Mbit, 1.5G, 3G
      • SDI audio inputs: 16x channels embedded in SD/HD
      • HDMI video inputs: 1x
      • HDMI audio inputs: 8x channels embedded in SD/HD
      • Computer interface: Thunderbolt 3 (Mac OS, Windows and Linux)

      For more information:

      Note: Mandatory requirement for the operation of the device is a Thunderbolt 3 connection (e.g. MacBook Pro from 2016, MacBook Air from 2019, newer Windows laptops with Intel processors).


      Swit PL-E60 3-Kit Light Stands

      • 320 mounted SMD LEDs 
      • Unique 90° light guide technology
      • 60W power, 1500 lux
      • 0-100% dimmable
      • 70° effective beam angle
      • 2700K-6500K continuously adjustable
      • Super high CRI Ra 98, TLCI 99
      • LCD display with colour, dimmer and battery info
      • DC 11-36V  Input voltage
      • Power supply via V-mount / Gold-mount battery
      • Strong all-metal housing with U-stand