How to borrow equipment from the Glendon Digital Media Lab

  • All faculty members and staff can borrow the equipment located at the reserve desk of Frost library by filling out the reservation form located on the Frost library web page (2 business days notice required for processing). Faculty members and staff have access to the computer lab in YH B 217 with their YU-card. If your card doesn’t unlock the door, contact Prisca Ng (ngprisca@glendon.yorku.ca). Additional information and resources are on the GDML Eclass page. Contact glmedialab@glendon.yorku.ca to be added.
  • Students need to be sponsored by a faculty member to borrow equipment from Frost library or access the computer room in YH B 217. Usually, they are sponsored by the professor for who they are working on a course project. A professor fills out the reservation form to give them access to the equipment available at the Frost library and writes to Prisca Ng (ngprisca@glendon.yorku.ca) to give students temporary access to the computer room by sending her the number at the back of the students YU-card and indicating when access to the room expires.
  • Student members of the Digital Media Club can use the GDML equipment for extracurricular projects and need to contact Professor Theophanidis to get access to the computer room for the academic year and to request reservation of the equipment. For more information, contact us at glmedialab@glendon.yorku.ca or the coordinator Professor Theophanidis at theop@yorku.ca
  • To renew material, you need to call the reserve desk of Frost library. Fines are the same as for reserve material: $5.00 per day to a maximum of $100.00 per item.

Borrowers’ responsibilities

Borrowers of Glendon Digital Media Lab (GDML) equipment are financially responsible for any damaged or stolen items.

  • Students borrow items on a professor’s card and are the borrowers responsible for returning the equipment kits on time at the library. They are also financially responsible for late fines and are expected to reimburse their professor if they incur any. To renew material, you need to call the reserve desk of Frost library. Fines are the same as reserve material: $5.00 per day to a maximum of $100.00 per item.
  • If equipment is damaged or stolen under the care of a borrower, this person is financially responsible. The GDML team is in charge of assessing the repair or replacement cost and should be contacted at glmedialab@glendon.yorku.ca
  •  Projects Book (170 pages)
  • 1 Arduino / Genuino Uno
  • 1 USB cable
  • 1 Breadboard 400 points 
  • 70 Solid core jumper wires 
  • Easy-to-assemble wooden base
  • 1 9v battery snap
  • 1 Stranded jumper wires (black)
  • 1 Stranded jumper wires (red)
  • 6 Phototransistor
  • 3 Potentiometer 10kOhms
  • 10Pushbuttons
  •  1 Temperature sensor [TMP36]
  •  1 Tilt sensor
  •  1 alphanumeric LCD (16×2 characters)
  • 1LED (bright white)
  • 1 LED (RGB)
  • 8 LEDs (red)
  • 8 LEDs (green)
  • 8 LEDs (yellow)
  • 3 LEDs (blue)
  •  1 Small DC motor 6/9V
  • 1 Small servo motor
  • 1 Piezo capsule [PKM17EPP-4001-B0]
  • 1 H-bridge motor driver [L293D]
  • 1 Optocouplers [4N35]
  • 2 Mosfet transistors [IRF520]
  • 5 Capacitors 100uF
  • 5 Diodes [1N4007]
  • 3 Transparent gels (red, green, blue)
  • 1 Male pins strip (40×1)
  • 20 Resistors 220 Ohms
  • 5 Resistors 560 Ohms
  • 5 Resistors 1 kOhms
  • 5 Resistors 4.7 kOhms
  • 20 Resistors 10 kOhms
  • 5 Resistors 1 MOhms
  • 5 Resistors 10 MOhms 

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  • Breadboarding wire bundle
  • Through-Hole Resistors
  • B+ Classic Case Smoke/Clear
  • Assembled Pi T Cobbler Plus Breakout
  • Carbon Film Resistors
  • HDMI cable
  • Board
  • Photocell (CdS photoresistor)
  • Red/Yellow + Button
  • Micro USB 5.1V/2.5 A Switching AC Power Supply
  • 1 SD card
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+