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PCA’s offices at 205 Keller Street have state-of-the-art video cameras and editing stations reserved for community members to have the opportunity to reflect and represent Petaluma as you see it.

We provides access to video production equipment to enable members to create unique and engaging programming for PCA’s channels.

If you’re a member and would like to reserve equipment, give us a call at (707) 773-3190 or contact us to become a member today!

Our facilities include:

  • iMac editing workstations with Final Cut Pro X.
  • Sony NX70, GoPro & Black Magic high cameras available for checkout
  • Professional quality sound recorders, shotgun, condensor, and lavalier microphones.
  • LED and tungsten lighting kits
  • On-site training and support for PCA equipment and software.
  • Final Cut Pro X and camera classes
  • The opportunity to reflect and represent Petaluma as you see it.

Our Video Production Equipment

As a PCA member, you have unlimited access to our equipment below. 


SONY HDR FX7

It’s all in the details. And with the HDR-FX7 Handycam camcorder, you’ll capture every last one of them in high-definition. The first consumer level HDV 1080i recorder and player in the world turns all your memories into masterpieces.

SONY NX70U

From its G-Lens through the CODEC, the HXR-NX70 is a true NXCAM camcorder with the added bonus of IPX54 certification. Its compact size and XLR pod, coupled to NXCAM quality and performance makes it ideal for a wide range of applications.

SONY HDR FX7

Born from a passion to capture your love of sport from your perspective, the HERO2 is a feat of engineering. Wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 197′ (60M) and boasting an immersive 170° wide-angle lens, the HD HERO2 has ushered in a new era of image capture.

LAVELIER MICROPHONE

The incredibly compact microphones that get attached to a person’s clothing in order to pick up their speaking voice are called “lavalier” microphones.

SHOTGUN MICROPHONE

Long, cylindrical microphone that excels at picking up sounds in front of it, while rejecting sounds to the sides and rear. Shotguns are designed to have a narrower focus than an average microphone.

HANDHELD MICROPHONES

Tuned to accentuate the warmth and clarity of lead and back-up vocals, the SM58 is a legendary live vocal microphone known for its rugged reliability on tour.

PANEL LIGHTING

LED Panel lighting kit for shooting in studio or on location. Panel lighting allows for many uses when shooting video such as quickly change the size & quality of light, easily change the shape of the light, change light modifiers with different fabrics and other applications.

FINAL CUT X

Smoothly edit multiple streams of 4K at full resolution. An enhanced playback architecture paired with the power of the new Mac Pro lets you edit Multicam with up to 16 simultaneous streams of 4K ProRes.

Fully Equipped Studio & IMAC Workstations

PCA has a fully equipped IMAC workstations and professional studio that is available to it’s members and for rent complete with lighting, chroma, and more.


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Our Mission

Petaluma Community Access, Inc. was founded in 1996 as a nonprofit member organization. We promote freedom of expression in a public voice, provide access to communication tools, and foster the use of media for Petaluma.