A/V Recording Equipment

All equipment listed below is available for checkout by University of Hartford students, faculty, and staff. Library staff can provide basic assistance with the use of this equipment.

For questions about the Allen Library equipment or to make a reservation, please contact:

Michael Anderson
Public Services Coordinator
Allen Library
860.768.4459
mianderso@hartford.edu

For questions about the Mortensen Library equipment, please contact:

Mortensen Circulation Desk
860.768.4264

Audio Recorders

Standalone recording devices can record audio either onto an SD card or directly onto a computer.

Tascam DR-40

Includes adjustable mics from XY to AB position. Records to BWF-compliant WAV or MP3 formats. Handles up to 125 dB.

Available at: Mortensen Library
Loan Period
: 48 hours
Manual
: https://tascam.com/downloads/tascam/706/e_dr-40_om_va.pdf

Zoom H4n

Includes mics in XY position with changeable angle from 90 to 120 degrees. Records to BWF-compliant WAV or MP3 formats. Handles up to 140 dB.

Available at: Allen Library
Loan Period
: One day (due next day at closing)
Manual:
https://www.zoom.co.jp/sites/default/files/products/downloads/pdfs/E_H4nSP_0.pdf

Video Camcorders

HD camcorders can record audio and video onto an SD card or directly onto a computer.

Canon VIXIA HF R72

Records high-quality video (up to 1080p at 60fps) and medium-quality audio (up to 48.0 kHz sampling rate) in AVCHD and MP4 formats.

Available at: Mortensen Library
Loan Period: 2 weeks
Manual: http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/4/0300022044/01/vixiahfr70-72-700-im-en.pdf

Panasonic HC-X920M and HC-V750

Records high-quality video (up to 1080p at 60fps) and medium-quality audio (up to 48.0 kHz sampling rate) in AVCHD and MP4 formats. Can also take still photos in JPEG or MPO formats.

Available at: Allen Library
Loan Period: One day (due next day at closing)
Manuals: HC-X920M, HC-V750

Zoom Q4

Records medium-quality video (up to 1080p at 30fps or 720p at 60fps) and high-quality audio (up to 96kHz sampling rate) in MOV format. Can also record audio only in WAV or AAC formats.

Available at: Allen Library
Loan Period: One day (due next day at closing)
Manual: https://www.zoom-na.com/sites/default/files/products/downloads/pdfs/Q4_userGuide_English.pdf

USB Microphones

These microphones can be connected to a computer or iPad for recording purposes.

Yeti

Records very high-quality audio at 48kHz sampling rate with frequency response of 20Hz – 20kHz.

Available at: Allen Library
Loan Period
: One day (due next day at closing)
Manual: https://s3.amazonaws.com/cd.bluemic.com/pdf/yetipro/YetiPro_manual_English.pdf

Audio-Technica ATR2500

Records high-quality audio at 48kHz sampling rate with frequency response of 30Hz – 15kHz.

Available at: Allen Library
Loan Period
: One day (due next day at closing)
Manual: http://www.audio-technica.com/cms/resource_library/literature/cb45724a4bf698c6/p52300_atr2500_usb_om.pdf

Equipment Accessories

A variety of accessories are available for each type of equipment: SD cards, tripods, windscreens, etc. For more information, inquire at the Mortensen or Allen circulation desk.

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