Borrow video and audio equipment Borrow video and audio equipment

If you need to record audio or video for university business we may be able to assist with our range of equipment available for loan.

The available equipment is listed below. Bookings can be made by contacting the IT Helpdesk with details of what you need, when, and for how long. Items can be collected from our department during normal office hours. All items come with basic operating instructions. If you require a demonstration or have queries about what would be best for your needs, please specify this in your message via the IT Helpdesk.
As well as the audio and video recording equipment listed below we also have other bookable equipment/tools

Video Recording Video Recording

Sony HD Camcorder

This HD camera is suitable for film making. The camera works from from mains power and rechargeable batter. An on board USB plug allows recordings to be directly downloaded to your PC. It has a good built in microphone and the provision for an external microphone for special circumstances.

Things to consider

Charge the internal battery (cables provided) if you don't plan to run it on mains power.

Kodak PlayTouch HD Video Camera

This very compact touch screen camera is ideal for recording static fixed scenes such as student assessments or presentations. Working from mains power the camera can record for hours onto its hard drive. An on board USB plug allows recordings to be directly downloaded to your PC. It has a built in microphone and the provision for an external microphone for special circumstances.

Things to consider

Charge the internal camera battery (cables provided) if you don't plan to run it on mains power.

Canon camcorder DC410 (DVD Writer)

This simple-to-use camera records onto an on board one hour DVD disc allowing the user/students to walk off with a completed disc directly after use. This mini DVD disc can then be played back in a standard DVD player or PC. The camera works from both mains power and rechargeable battery. It has a built in microphone and the provision for an external microphone for special circumstances.

Things to consider

The recording of the DVD lasts one hour before needing to be replaced, which is generally not a problem for single teaching sessions. DVD Discs provided with camera at a minimal cost. Charge the internal camera battery (cables provided) if you don't plan to run it on mains power.

Audio Recording Audio Recording

Equipment for audio recording can be used for any situation.

Zoom H1 (DP31527)

The Zoom H1 has a built-in microphone with the provision for an external one. It takes a 1xAA battery/USB Connection for charging.

 

 

 

 

 

Denpa VT-32 Digital Voice Recorder and Digital Audio Player

The Denpa has a USB connection for downloading recorded audio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zoom H2N Handy Recorder

The Zoom recorder has a built-in microphone with the provision for an external one. It is charged with either 4xAA batteries or USB connection.

 

 

 

 

 

Marantz PMD 660 Solid State Recorder

Before using this piece of equipment, please contact us for technical advice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samson Go Mic

The Samson microphone can record from a computer, and is useful for Skype conversations. It can pick up on a single person or multiple people in a conference.

 

 

 

Samson UB1

Just like the Samson Go Mic, this audio recorder works with computers and Skype, and is useful for bigger groups.

 

 

Microphones Microphones

Yoga EM-016 Lavalier Microphone (MP33850)

The Yoga Lavalier can connect to a PC, PA system, audio recorder or video camera as an external microphone. It connects via a 3.5mm jack plug and requires 1xAAA battery.

 

 

 

 

Audio-Technica Lavaliere Microphone

The Audio-Tehnica Lavaliere can connect to a PC, PA system, audio recorder or video camera as an external microphone. It connects via a 3.5mm jack plug and requires 1xLR44 battery.

 

 

PA Systems PA Systems

Pulse Portable PA (DP30787)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samson-XP150-Portable PA (DP32411)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smart Portable Wireless PA