Technology Collection

Tablets
Programmables
Wearables and Outdoors
Laptops and Accessories
Presentation Tools
Video Games and Controllers
Other Gadgets
Chargers

How to Check Out Technology Items



Tablets

iPad Air 2

The iPad Air is Apple's lightest tablet. Use it for web browsing, watching videos, listening to music, email, messaging, and discovering apps.

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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Nexus 10

The Nexus 10 is Google's tablet. Use it for web browsing, watching videos, listening to music, email, messaging, and discovering apps.

Loan Period:2 weeks, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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Kindle Fire HD

The Kindle Fire is Amazon's tablet. Use it for web browsing, watching videos, listening to music, email, messaging, and discovering apps.

Loan Period:2 weeks, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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Programmables

Raspberry Pi Starter Kit

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It comes with an SD card pre-loaded with the NOOBS operating system. Users are welcome to use their own SD card, particularly if they wish to save their work.

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Helpful Resources:

Print
Programming the Raspberry Pi: Getting Started with Python

eBooks
Raspberry Pi User Guide
Raspberry Pi Projects
Teach Yourself Visually Raspberry Pi

Websites
RaspberryPi.org

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Arduino Starter Kit

Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. The kit includes a selection of the most common and useful electronic components with a 170-page book of 15 projects. Starting the basics of electronics, to more complex projects, the kit will help you control the physical world with sensor and actuators.

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Helpful Resources:

Print
Arduino Cookbook

eBooks
Arduino for Dummies
Exploring Arduino Tools and Techniques for Engineering Wizardry

Websites
Arduino Website

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Wearables and Outdoors

Pebble Smartwatch

The Pebble Smartwatch uses Bluetooth to send notifications from your iPhone or Android phone to your watch. 

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Helpful Resources:

Websites
Pebble Support Center

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Fitbit Alta

The FitBit Alta is a wearable device that can measure steps taken, calories burned, sleep patterns, and other activity. The device works in conjunction with an app that you can download to your smartphone or tablet for easy measurement.

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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GoPro HD Hero2 Outdoor Edition

Lightweight and small, this camera is designed for action and adventure video/photography, while protected in shockproof and waterproof housing.

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Helpful Resources:

Websites
HD Hero2 User Manual

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Garmin eTrex 20 Worldwide Handheld GPS Navigator

The Garmin eTrex 20 GPS unit can be used for hiking and geocaching and is pre-loaded with Colorado state maps.

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Helpful Resources:

Print
GPS Made Easy: Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors
Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter and GPS
The Essential Guide to Geocaching: Tracking Treasure with Your GPS

eBooks
GPS and Geocaching in Education

Websites
Garmin eTrex Owners' Manual

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Laptops and Accessories

Dell Latitude Laptop

Laptops run Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010, and automatically connect to ASU Wi-Fi.

Loan Period: ASU students, faculty, staff: 4 hours with 1 renewal; Community members: 2 hours, no renewals.

Restrictions: ASU students, faculty, and staff may use laptops anywhere on campus; Community members must use laptops in library.



Headphones

Headphones may be checked out for use with library laptops or personal devices. 

Loan Period: ASU students, faculty, staff: 4 hours with 1 renewal; Community members: 2 hours, no renewals.

Restrictions: ASU students, faculty, and staff may use headphones anywhere on campus; Community members must use headphones in library.



Dell SK-8135 Keyboard

One full-sized keyboard is available for use with library laptops.

Loan Period: ASU students, faculty, staff: 4 hours with 1 renewal; Community members: 2 hours, no renewals.

Restrictions: Library Use Only





Presentation Tools

Mobile presentation cart

Turn any area of the library into a presentation area with the mobile presentation cart. The cart comes already hooked up to a PC and with both keyboard and mouse.

Loan Period: 4 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse

The wireless keyboard and mouse can be use in the Bear Cave to turn the large screen tv into a computer.

Loan Period: 2 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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Logitech Wireless Presenter R400

This wireless clicker with laser pointer allows you to control presentation slides from up to 50 feet away.

Loan Period: 3 days, no renewals

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Video Games and Controllers

XBox One

The library has a xBox One in the Bear Cave on the 1st floor. You can check out up to 4 controllers from the circulation desk.

Available Games:
Rare Replay (check out at circulation)
Gears of War (check out at circulation)
Ori and the Blind Forest (already on console)

Loan Period: 4 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only




PlayStation 4

The library has a PS4 in the Bear Cave on the 1st floor. You can check out up to 4 controllers and an ear piece from the circulation desk.

Available Games:
Call of duty: Black Ops III (check out at circulation)
NBA 2K17 (already on console)

Loan Period: 4 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only


Nintendo Wii U

The library has a Nintendo Wii U in the Bear Cave on the 1st floor. You can check out up to 4 controllers, a Wii U gamepad, and steering wheels from the circulation desk.

Available Games:
Wii Sports (check out at circulation)
Super Mario Bros (check out at circulation)
Punch-Out (check out at circulation)
Super Smash Bros : Brawl (check out at circulation)
Just Dance (check out at circulation)
Mario Kart 8 (already on console)

Loan Period: 4 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only




Other Gadgets

Leap Motion Controller

Motion controller uses your hands and fingers to control your computer using applications available in the Airspace Store. 

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Helpful Resources:

Websites
Leap Motion Support

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Livescribe 2GB Echo Smartpen

Livescribe is a multimedia notetaking system that uses pens, paper, and software to record audio and link it to handwritten notes.

Loan Period: 2 weeks, no renewals

Helpful Resources:

Websites
Livescribe Smartpen User Guide

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Graphing Calculator TI-85

Scientific calculator is programmable and includes graphing capabilities.

Loan Period: 4 hours

Restrictions: Library Use Only

Helpful Resources:

Websites
TI-85 Guidebook

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Chargers

Apple USB cable and charger

30 pin charger connects to older model iPad, iPod and iPhone.

Loan Period: 2 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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Lightning to USB cable and charger for iPad, iPhone, and iPod

The Lightning to USB cable is designed specifically for the newer Apple devices, such as the iPhone 5, which use the Lightning connector. 

Loan Period: 2 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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Lightning to USB cable and charger for iPad, iPhone, and iPod

Micro USB Home and Travel Charger 

Cable and charger work with most non-Apple cell phones.

Loan Period: 2 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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85W MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook Pro

The 85W MagSafe Power Adapter is designed to work with a 15 or 17 inch MacBook Pro.

Loan Period: 2 hours, no renewals

Restrictions: Library Use Only

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