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Google Calendar embedded aggregated calendar won’t show calendar names?

  1. When I add "Calendars to Display" in the "Google Embeddable Calendar Helper" ,
  2. Google calendar lets me select calendars I  added from iCal sources,
  3. but it does not "remember" the names I have given these calendars, image
  4. displaying only the default name "Calendar",
    1. both in the "Google Embeddable Calendar Helper" image
    2. and in the iframe embed:  image
  5. rendering the aggregation feature useless (Which is which?).
  6. Is there a workaround or hidden feature like a “name parameter” in the embed query-string? What is it? I cannot find it in the Google Calendar API reference.

Putting 2 Manfroto and Cullman camera tripods and 2 Smith-Victor Lights back into circulation with repair parts from eBay and HomeDepot

  1. The Library handed us back circulation of equipment that supports production classes in film studies since they could not maintain the equipment in good state of repair. We are having a hard time to do that, too,
    1. and regularly seem to lose – since we have no library, but only student staff, likely even more – vital parts (despite plenty of training and (feed:)checklists)
    2. which we cannot get replaced through approved university procurement channels.
  2. Enter the local HomeDepot, which has an entire aisle dedicated to screws, bolts, nuts and wing nuts,  and eBay, which provides reasonable search features if you specify your parts well. While we do not have part numbers, the first order attempt was delivered in short time and proved successful: Here are the broken lights (screws wing nuts has been replaced in the meantime): light2 stand brokenlight3 stand brokenlight3 stand broken (3)light3 stand broken (2)
  3. Here are the the fixed tripods
    1. (still in the surplus bin, but no need: back into circulation): CAM04294
    2. and their original parts, and replacement parts from eBay:
  4. CAM04279CAM04283CAM04292CAM04293

Current LRC equipment circulation training for Film students (Office365)

Checklist for the LRCCamera15

  1. Are the Parts there?
    1. camera
    2. USB Cable
    3. camera station
    4. Power cord
    5. image
  2. Test the Functionality
    1. Plug power to camera
    2. Record for 15sec. By pressing "start, then same button "stop"
    3.  image
    4. TBA: Playback: how?
  3. Maintenance
    1. Format memory to completely delete , according to manual (add screenshot of necessary menu operations): Turn camera on /
    2. image
    3. Charge battery 
  4. Overview image

Checklist for the LRC Camera16

  1. Are the Parts there?
    1. Sony camera
    2. USB Cable
    3. Batteries
    4. Memory stick
    5. Power cord
    6. clip_image001
  2. Test the Functionality
    1. Plug power to camera
    2. Record for 5sec.: clip_image002 clip_image003
    3. Playback:

      clip_image004

    4. Choose desired scene to play.
  3. Maintenance
    1. Erase, according to manual (add screenshot of necessary menu operations) : Plug camera into wall power outlet; clip_image005
    2. Charge

Checklist LRC Tripod13 small

  1. Are the Parts there?
    1. Tripod
    2. Screws image
    1. Test the Functionality
      1. Make sure that tripod can seat on 3 legs
      2. Attach a camera to tripod
      3. Move the camera in all directions (top/bottom, left/right…)

Checklist LRC Tripod14 middle

  1. Are the Parts there?
    1. Top plate
    2. Tripodimage
  2. Test the Functionality:
    1. Make sure that tripod can stand on 3 legs
    2. Attach a camera to tripod
    3. Move the camera in all directions (top/bottom, left/right…)