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Digital Media Lab

This guide is to help you learn how to create digital media projects

Cell Phone Video Recording Kit

Smartphone tripod

The cell phone recording kit is a simple way to improve the projects you create with your smartphone. The tripod mount will hold phones up to 3.4" wide (including many plus-sized phones like the iPhone 8 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8+). If the exceptionally flexible Vivitar SP6 spider tripod isn't up to your project, the mount will fit onto any standard tripod.

What you need to get started

The simple kit is fairly straightforward, but remember:

  • The mount will work with most tripods, including all of our larger options.
  • This kit will work with all of our cameras and digital recorders.

How do I use this thing?!

Simply thread the camera mount to the tripod to get started. You can adjust the spider legs in many positions, even wrapping it around like a hook to get those really awkward shots.

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Vanguard Tripod

Vanguard Alta Pro 263AT Tripod

This professional-quality tripod is great for stabilizing your shots with the Nikon or Canon cameras. The flexibility of the base allows for a wide range of options to cover any terrain. Also compatible with the GoPro & 360 fly.

What you need to get started

This one is simple! All you need is a camera to attach to it.

  • The tripod uses a standard quick release mount and camera mount threading.
  • Great for still photos or video footage.
  • Compatible with GoPro or 360fly when using the threaded mounts which come with those cameras.

How do I use this thing?!

Compact Tripod

Compact Tripod

This small tripod is great for light use. It is a compact and basic tripod that is easy to carry but will provide extra stability and adjusts to a wide range of heights.

What you need to get started

This one is simple! All you need is a camera to attach to it.

  • The tripod uses a standard quick release mount and camera mount threading.
  • Great for still photos or video footage.
  • Compatible with GoPro or 360fly when using the threaded mounts which come with those cameras.

Camkix Telescoping 3 in 1 Tripod

Camkix tripod and telescoping pole

The tripod base and telescoping pole also come with a GoPro mount, adjustable smartphone mount, and GoPro remote holder.

What you need to get started

This one is simple! All you need is a camera or smartphone to attach to it. The smartphone attachment fits a variety of phone widths, from 2-3.5 inches.

How do I use this thing?!

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