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What is Tech Takeout?

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Wi-Fi Hotspot (Funded by the Library Foundation)

Hotspot image

Popular uses: Brings you Wi-Fi internet access at home or while travelling


 Go Pro Hero+

gopro head strap

Popular uses: documenting your adventures. Hiking, skiing, boating, biking, skydiving...the sky's the limit!


LCD Projectorepsonlcdprojector

Popular uses: business presentations; slideshows for weddings, showers, birthdays, or family reunions; creating your own drive-in movie theater in the backyard. 


AJ Portable Projection Screen

Projection Screens

Popular uses: business presentations; slideshows for weddings, showers, birthdays, or family reunions; creating your own drive-in movie theater in the backyard.


samsung chromebook

Samsung Chromebook 3

Popular uses: browsing the internet, accessing Google Docs, note-taking at meetings or conferences, doing presentations.


appletv

Apple TV (4th generation)

Popular uses: streaming movies, mirroring your iPhone or iPad to a television.


chromecast

Chromecast

Popular uses: streaming movies, mirroring your smart phone or device to a television.


roku3

Roku

Popular uses: binge watching Netflix, streaming movies. 


 

Intuos Draw Tablet Intuos Draw

Popular uses: Sketch and illustrate using Photoshop, Krita, Inkscape, or Sketchpad


iPad Air 2ipad air 2

Popular uses: taking photos, editing photos, reading ebooks, listening to music, watching YouTube. Almost anything you can do on a computer, you can do on an iPad. Some stuff is even better on a tablet, and it's much easier to travel with.  


 Samsung Gear VR Headset gear image


Casio Portable Keyboard Casio keyboard


Jamstik Smart Guitarjamstick


Kindle Paperwhite eReaders kindle paperwhite front

Popular uses: a great way to fit 7 books on a plane or in the backseat of your car. 


kindle fire hdx 7

Kindle Fire 7"

Popular uses: reading ebooks, listening to music, watching YouTube. Almost anything you can do on a computer, you can do on a tablet. Some stuff is even better on a tablet, and it's much easier to travel with.


thermalleakdetector

Home Energy Kit - Includes Kill A Watt Energy Meter and a Thermal Leak Detector

Popular uses: discover which appliances are costing you the most on your electric bill, identify drafty areas in your home that could be causing inefficient energy usage. 


vornado 660 air circulator main

Whole Room Air Circulator 

Popular uses: by providing whole room circulation, a Vornado allows you to turn the thermostat up 5°F – saving energy and money – without sacrificing comfort. Can also be used in winter to help circulate warm air.  


fitbit

Fitbit Zip

Popular uses: Zip is an entry-level fitness tracker. If you've never tried wearable technology, this is a good place to start, and it's perfect for those just trying to reach a certain step goal. 


DeskCycle800

DeskCycle

Popular uses: increases energy levels at work, and burns calories while watching TV, knitting, or reading at home.


cablejumprope

Jump Rope

Popular uses: a great addition to cross training and cardio fitness routines


wolvmini

Film to Digital Converter (Wolverine 7-in-1)

Popular uses: take snapshots of 8mm/Super 8 mm film and recompile into video; converts slides and negatives into digital JPEG for 135, 127, 126 and 110.


wolverinesnap

Slides, Negatives and Photos to Digital Image Converter (Wolverine)

Popular Uses: convert photos up to 5x7, 35mm slides and negatives into digital 20 Megapixel JPEG.


Audio Cassette Tape to Digital Converter (ION Tape Express)ion

Popular Uses: turn your old cassette tapes into MP3s and listen on your computer or portable device.


VHS to DVD Converter toshibaimage


vupoint

VHS Cassette to Digital Converter (VuPoint)

Popular Uses: turn your old VHS or Beta video cassettes into an MPEG-4 video file. Use the file to watch on your computer or make a DVD.


smartview

SmartView Versa

Handheld magnifier may also connect to television


monomouse

MonoMouse Zoom

Electronic magnifier to connect to your television


readingpen

Reading Pen2

Personal reading assistant reads text you scan by word or by line


soundwizard

HiTec Sound Wizard

A personal amplifier Listening System

 

Business

Wi-Fi Hotspot (Funded by the Library Foundation)

Hotspot image

 Popular uses: Brings you Wi-Fi internet access at home or while travelling


LCD Projectorepsonlcdprojector

Popular uses: Business presentations; slideshows for weddings, showers, birthdays, or family reunions; creating your own drive-in movie theater in the backyard. 


samsung chromebook

Samsung Chromebook 3

Popular uses: Browsing the internet, accessing Google Docs, note-taking at meetings or conferences, doing presentations.


AJ Portable Projection Screen

Projection Screens

Popular uses: Business presentations; slideshows for weddings, showers, birthdays, or family reunions; creating your own drive-in movie theater in the backyard.


chromecast

Chromecast

Popular uses: Streaming movies, mirroring your smart phone or device to a television.

Converters

wolvmini

Film to Digital Converter (Wolverine 7-in-1)

 Popular uses: take snapshots of 8mm/Super 8 mm film and recompile into video; converts slides and negatives into digital JPEG for 135, 127, 126 and 110.


Slides, Negatives and Photos to Digital Image Converter (Wolverine)wolverinesnap

Popular Uses: convert photos up to 5x7, 35mm slides and negatives into digital 20 Megapixel JPEG.


ion

Audio Cassette Tape to Digital Converter (ION Tape Express)

Popular Uses: turn your old cassette tapes into MP3s and listen on your computer or portable device.


VHS to DVD Converter toshibaimage

 


 

VHS Cassette to Digital Converter (VuPoint)

vupoint

Popular Uses: turn your old VHS or Beta video cassettes into an MPEG-4 file. Use the file to watch on your computer or make a DVD.

Fitness

fitbit

Fitbit Zip

 

 

Popular uses: Zip is an entry-level fitness tracker. If you've never tried wearable technology, this is a good place to start, and it's perfect for those just trying to reach a certain step goal. 


DeskCycle800

DeskCycle

 

 

Popular uses: increases energy levels at work, and burns calories while watching TV, knitting, or reading at home.


cablejumprope

Jump Rope

 

 

Popular uses: a great addition to cross training and cardio fitness routines. 

Home

thermalleakdetector

Home Energy Kit - Includes Kill A Watt Energy Meter and a Thermal Leak Detecor

 

 

Popular uses: discover which appliances are costing you the most on your electric bill, identify drafty areas in your home that could be causing inefficient energy usage. 


vornado 660 air circulator main

Whole Room Air Circulator 

 

 

Popular uses: by providing whole room circulation, a Vornado allows you to turn the thermostat up 5°F – saving energy and money – without sacrificing comfort. Can also be used in winter to help circulate warm air.


gardeningkit

Gardening Kit

 

 

Popular uses: for adults and kids to learn how to garden together.

Entertainment

gopro head strap

Go Pro Hero+

Popular uses: Documenting your adventures. Hiking, skiing, boating, biking, skydiving...the sky's the limit! 


roku3

Roku

Popular uses: Binge watching Netflix, streaming movies. 


appletv

Apple TV (4th generation)

Popular uses: Streaming movies, mirroring your iPhone or iPad to a television.


Samsung Gear VR Headset gear image


Intuos Draw Tablet Intuos Draw

Popular uses: Sketch and illustrate using Photoshop, Krita, Inkscape, or Sketchpad


 Chromecast

chromecast

Popular uses: Streaming movies, mirroring your smart phone or device to a television.


kindle paperwhite front

Kindle Paperwhite eReaders 

Popular uses: A great way to fit 7 books on a plane or in the backseat of your car. 


epsonlcdprojector

LCD Projector

Popular uses: Business presentations; slideshows for weddings, showers, birthdays, or family reunions; creating your own drive-in movie theater in the backyard. 


AJ Portable Projection Screen

Projection Screens

Popular uses: Business presentations; slideshows for weddings, showers, birthdays, or family reunions; creating your own drive-in movie theater in the backyard.