Tech Takeout logoTech Takeout is a smorgasbord of gadgets, gizmos, and tools.

A full list of devices is below. Use the tabs to browse by category. 

Tech Takeout items check out for one week at a time unless otherwise noted.

Items are available at the Technology Center Desk on the first floor. An Indian Prairie Public Library card is required. 

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Cable Alternatives Kit

  • Kit #1 includes Sling TV and an HD antenna.
  • Kit #2 includes Sling TV, an HD antenna, plus a Wi-Fi Hotspot. 
  • Thinking of cutting the cable cord? Sling TV and an antenna are two popular alternatives to a cable package. This kit lets you try them both.  
  • Check availability of Kit #1 | Check availability of Kit #2

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Drawing Light Box

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Nintendo Switch

wifi border greyWi-Fi Hotspot

chromebook border greyGoogle Chromebook

netflix border greyRoku with Netflix

  • Full Netflix package of shows and movies
  • Connect Roku to HDMI-compatible TV and wireless internet.
  • Roku also includes Hulu Plus and select movies loaded on a Vudu account.
  • Product website
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roku with hulu border greyRoku with Hulu

  • Full Hulu package of shows and movies
  • Connect Roku to HDMI-compatible TV and wireless internet.
  • Roku also includes Netflix and select movies loaded on a Vudu account.
  • Product website
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energy lamp border greyLightphoria Energy Lamp (2 week checkout)

  • Portable, desktop-sized lamp that stimulates natural sunlight with 10,000 Lux.
  • Used to improve mood, increase energy, regulate sleep, and combat symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. 
  • Product website
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ipad border greyiPad

epson border greyLCD Projector

  • Connect projector to a computer to display movies, presentations, images and more.
  • We also have projection screens (50 inch or 80 inch) for you to borrow
  • Perfect for movie nights and parties 
  • Check availability

projection screen border greyProjection Screens: 50-inch and 80-inch

apple tv border greyApple TV

  • Streaming device that connects to an HDMI-compatible TV 
  • Mirrors iPhone or iPad to your television 
  • Compare Apple TV to Chomecast and Roku to decide which streaming option is right for you. 
  • Product website
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chromecast border greyChromecast

  • Streaming device that connects to an HDMI-compatible TV
  • Mirror Android phone or tablets to your television
  • Compare Chromecast to Apple TV and Roku to decide which streaming option is right for you. 
  • Product website
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go pro border greyGo Pro Hero +

  • Action camera meant for capturing first-person footage. Includes chest and head straps.
  • Used by outdoor enthusiasts to document hiking, skiing, biking, and more.
  • Not a serviceable point and click camera. 
  • Product Website
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gearvrSamsung Galaxy Gear VR

casio keyboard border greyCasio Keyboard

  • Casio LK-175 keyboard with light-up keys. (does not include stand)
  • 400 tones, 150 rhythms, 110 songs, and connects to a comupter via USB
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jamstik border greyJamstik Guitar

yeti microphone border greyYeti Microphone

  • Professional quality microphone for voice-overs, podcasts, interviews, and vocal performances
  • Connects to computer via USB for recording  
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kindle fire border greyKindle Fire

  • Tablet and eReader for games, browsing Internet, and checking email
  • Comapre to iPad and Kindle Paperwhite if you're shopping for a tablet
  • Product website
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drawtabIntuos Draw Tablet

Kindle paperwhite border greyKindle Paperwhite (3 week checkout)

  • eReader with six popular books already loaded on the device
    • A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles
    • The Rooster Bar - John Grisha
    • Hardcore Twenty Four - Janet Evanovich
    • Dragon Teeth - Lisa Wingate
    • Origin - Dan Brown
    • End Game - David Baldacci
  • Long lasting battery life makes it great for travel
  • Product website
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turntableVinyl to MP3 Converter (2 week checkout)

vhs to dvd border greyVHS to DVD Converter (2 week checkout)

cassette to mp3 border greyCassette to MP3 Converter (2 week checkout)

wolverine snap f2d border greySlide to Digital Image Converter (2 week checkout)

wolverine snap border greySlide and 5x7 Photo to Digital Image Converter (2 week checkout)

vupoint converter border greyVHS to Digital File Converter (2 week checkout)

  • Converts VHS tapes to MPEG digital file. 
  • Requires VHS player or camcorder and television hook-up
  • Check availability

blue ray border greyBlu-Ray Player

portable cd border greyPortable CD Player

boomboxCD Boom Box

portable dvd border greyPortable DVD Player

deskcycle border greyUnder The Desk Exercise Bike

vornado border greyVornado Air Circulator

fitbit zip border greyFitbit Zip

thermal leak detector border greyThermal Leak Detector

 

Accessibility Equipment

smartviewSmartView Versa

Handheld magnifier may also connect to television

monomouseMonoMouse Zoom

Electronic magnifier to connect to your television

readingpen2Reading Pen 2

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

soundwizardHiTec Sound Wizard

A personal amplifier Listening System

 

Business

wifi border greyWi-Fi Hotspot

chromebook border greyGoogle Chromebook

projection screen border greyProjection Screens: 50-inch and 80-inch

chromecast border greyChromecast

  • Streaming device that connects to an HDMI-compatible TV
  • Mirror android phone or tables to your television
  • Compare Chromecast to Apple TV and Roku to decide which streaming option is right for you. 
  • Product website
  • Check availability

Converters

turntableVinyl to MP3 Converter (2 week checkout)

vhs to dvd border greyVHS to DVD Converter (2 week checkout)

cassette to mp3 border greyCassette to MP3 Converter (2 week checkout)

wolverine snap f2d border greySlide to Digital Image Converter (2 week checkout)

wolverine snap border greySlide and 5x7 Photo to Digital Image Converter (2 week checkout)

vupoint converter border greyVHS to Digital File Converter (2 week checkout)

  • Converts VHS tapes to MPEG digital file. 
  • Requires VHS player or camcorder and television hook-up
  • Check availability

Media Players

blue ray border greyBlu-Ray Player

portable cd border greyPortable CD Player

portable dvd border greyPortable DVD Player

boomboxCD Boom Box

Fitness

deskcycle border greyUnder The Desk Exercise Bike

fitbit zip border greyFitbit Zip

Home

vornado border greyVornado Air Circulator

thermal leak detector border greyThermal Leak Detector

Entertainment

nintendoswitchNintendo Switch

netflix border greyRoku with Netflix

  • Full Netflix package of shows and movies
  • Connect Roku to an HDMI compatible TV and wireless internet.
  • Roku also in includes Hulu Plus and select movies loaded on a Vudu account.
  • Product website
  • Check availability

roku with hulu border greyRoku with Hulu

  • Full Hulu package of shows and movies
  • Connect Roku to an HDMI-compatible TV and wireless internet.
  • Roku also includes Netflix and select movies loaded on a Vudu account.
  • Product website
  • Check availability

epson border greyLCD Projector

  • Connect projector to a computer to display movies, presentations, images and more.
  • We also have projection screens (50 inch or 80 inch) for you to borrow
  • Perfect for movie nights and parties 
  • Check availability

projection screen border greyProjection Screens: 50-inch and 80-inch

apple tv border greyApple TV

  • Streaming device that connects to an HDMI-compatible TV 
  • Mirrors iPhone or iPad to your television 
  • Compare Apple TV to Chomecast and Roku to decide which streaming option is right for you. 
  • Product website
  • Check availability

chromecast border greyChromecast

  • Streaming device that connects to an HDMI-compatible TV
  • Mirror android phone or tables to your television
  • Compare Chromecast to Apple TV and Roku to decide which streaming option is right for you. 
  • Product website
  • Check availability

go pro border greyGo Pro Hero +

  • Action camera meant for capturing first-person footage. Includes chest and head straps.
  • Used by atheltes and outdoor enthusiasts to document hiking, skiing, biking, and more.
  • Not a serviceable point and click camera. 
  • Product Website
  • Check availability

drawtabIntuos Draw Tablet

gearvrSamsung Galaxy Gear VR

Kindle paperwhite border greyKindle Paperwhite (3 week checkout)

  • eReader with six popular books already loaded on the device
    • A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles
    • The Rooster Bar - John Grisha
    • Hardcore Twenty Four - Janet Evanovich
    • Dragon Teeth - Lisa Wingate
    • Dan Brown - Origin
    • End Game - David Baldacci
  • Long lasting battery life makes it great for travel
  • Product website
  • Check availability