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Computer Accessories (Peripherals) Available for Checkout at the Information Desk

Computer Accessories (Peripherals) Available for Checkout at the Information Desk

UW-IT and Odegaard Undergraduate Library provide a number of computer accessories (peripherals) for check-out at the 2nd floor Information Desk. This page provides a list of these items, with description.

Accessories, also known as peripherals, can be vital to your productivity, and we hope your bring your own, but we have a supply of uncommon and “emergency” accessories at the information desk. You can check out any of these from the Odegaard Information Desk on the second floor, for use only in the library. They are first-come, first-serve, and limited supply, so please understand when there is high demand, we may not have your requested peripheral available.

MACBOOK CHARGER

Charger for MacBooks, only works with MacBooks with modern MagSafe port, may require MagSafe adapter for older MacBooks - MagSafe adapters are also available.

FINAL CUT KEYBOARD SKIN

A Mac keyboard overlay that shows the shortcut each key provides in Final Cut. Picture of Final Cut Keyboard Skin

PRO TOOLS KEYBOARD SKIN

A Mac keyboard overlay that shows the shortcut each key provides in Pro Tools. Picture of Pro Tools Keyboard Skin

MOUSE

Wired USB Dell laser mouse. PC or Mac compatible. Picture of Wired Mouse

SD CARD TO USB ADAPTER

Plugs into a USB port to allow for a standard sized SD Card to be read by the computer. Picture of SD Card Adapter

HEADPHONE ADAPTER (1/8” TO 1/4”)

Adapts a standard sized headphone jack to the size used in audio equipment, like guitar amps. Picture of Headphone Adapter

SLIDE SCANNER

Allows negatives from 35mm film to be scanned by a scanner to be edited on a computer. Picture of Slide Scanner

MAC POWER ADAPTER (OLD TO NEW MAGSAFE)

Adapts the older MacBook MagSafe power port to the newer MagSafe port to allow for charging of MacBooks on new MacBook power adapters. Picture of MacBook MagSafe Power Adapter

MEDIA SCAPE MALE ADAPTER TO FEMALE VGA ADAPTER

Adapts the Media Scape port to VGA. Also requires the use of separate VGA cable to plug into video source. No audio is available through VGA, requires separate cable for audio. Picture of Media Scape Adapter

APPLE MINI DISPLAY PORT TO VGA ADAPTER

Adapts the Mini Display Port on a MacBook or the Media Scape to VGA. Also requires the use of separate VGA to complete setup. No audio is available through VGA, requires separate cable for audio. Picture of Mini Display Port to VGA Adapter

APPLE MINI DISPLAY PORT TO DVI ADAPTER

Adapts the Mini Display Port on a MacBook or the Media Scape to DVI. Also requires the use of separate DVI cable to complete setup. No audio is available through DVI, requires separate cable for audio. Picture of Mini Display Port to DVI Adapter

HDMI TO VGA ADAPTER

Adapts the HDMI port out on a computer to VGA. Also requires the use of separate VGA cable to complete setup. No audio is available through VGA, requires separate cable for audio. Picture of HDMI to VGA Adapter

ETHERNET CABLES

Used for plugging into a hardline Ethernet port for internet access. Picture of Ethernet Cable

DVI CABLE

Plugs into DVI ports for video, only for computers and monitors. No audio is available through DVI, requires separate cable for audio. Picture of DVI Cable

DVI SPLITTER

Splits one DVI source into two separate DVI cables allowing for two monitors. No audio is available through DVI, requires separate cable for audio. Picture of DVI Splitter

HDMI CABLE

Plugs into HDMI ports for video and audio for computers and other video devices. Picture of HDMI Cable

VGA CABLES

Plugs into VGA ports for video, only for computers and monitors. No audio is available through VGA, requires separate cable for audio. Picture of VGA Cable

RCA CABLE

Red, white, and yellow plugs for audio and video on older audio-video equipment, such as TVs and stereo gear. Picture of RCA Cable

POWER STRIPS

Splits one power outlet into multiple power outlets for more than one device. Picture of Power Strip

APPLE USB SUPERDRIVE

A USB powered optical disk drive for reading and writing CDs or DVDs. It is only compatible with new MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, or new iMacs without an optical drive. It is not PC compatible.      Picture of USB SuperDrive BoxPicture of USB SuperDrive In BoxPicture of how USB SuperDrive Connects to MacBookPicture of Entire USB SuperDrive Out of Box

 

Last modified: August 30, 2013