Champaign County, Illinois
Local Government Information Center

Champaign County Law Library

Honorable Thomas J. Difanis, Presiding Judge
Roger Holland, Courts Administrator

Reserving A-V Equipment For Courtroom Use

Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please e-mail or call the Law Librarian to reserve the equipment as far in advance as possible and provide the following information:

  1. Equipment needed (see below)
  2. Date
  3. Time
  4. Courtroom/other location

Whenever possible, please also contact the Law Librarian to indicate when you are finished using the equipment so it may be  used by other attorneys as needed.

The equipment does not leave the courthouse, but special arrangements can be made to test it out ahead of time in the Law Library, an empty courtroom, or the State's Attorney's or Public Defender's Office. 

Audio-Visual Equipment

  • Visual Presenter (ELMO)
    ELMO Presenters allow images of exhibits (printed documents, photographs, charts/graphs, 3-dimensional objects) to be projected onto a screen
  • LCD Projector (Panasonic PT-L720V)
    Projects images from ELMO and VCR/DVD player onto screen or other flat surface.  Instructions for connecting to a computer for slide show presentations are included in the operating manual available from the Law Library.
  • Combo VCR/DVD Player
    The VCR/DVD player is used with the LCD projector, not with the TV.
  • Projection Screen
    A portable projection screen is provided unless otherwise instructed.
  • TV/VCR
    A combination TV/VCR is available for courtroom use.