HDMZ Rentable Equipment

An often overlooked resource within our department, the HDMZ offers various sound equipment available for rent to assist in school projects.

VPA Audio Laptop

Description: A MacBook Pro with a variety of different audio programs and software downloaded on it. Can be used in conjunction with other HDMZ equipment for things such as mobile recording setups or fuzz measuring for acoustics projects.

Programs: 

Apogee Maestro

BIG-IP Edge Client

Dante Virtual Soundcard

DSP-Quattro X

Fuzz Measure

Logic Pro X

M32-Edit

MIDI TimecodeX

MOTU Audio Setup

MOTU PCI Audio Setup

MOTU PCI SMPTE Setup

MOTU SMPTE Setup

MTBX

PRO2 Offline Editor

QLab

Rednet Control

Smaart

SoundView

Touch OSC Bridge

Touch OSC Editor

Video Slave 2

Visual Differ

Max Checkout: 1 Day

Also Includes: 

Carrying Case

Charger

Tascam HD-P2 Portable Recorder

Tascam

Description: A Portable High-Definition Stereo Audio Recorder. The Tascam HD-P2 can record up to 192kHz/24-bit resolution on to Compact Flash media. Files can be transferred to DAW through firewire.

Max Checkout: 4 days

Also Includes:

Travel Case

FW Cable

AC Adapter

Compact Flash Cards

Product Manual:

Tascam HD-P2 Manual

MOTU 896mk3

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Description: The MOTU 896mk3 is an audio interface that allows connection via firewire as well as usb 2. The interface has eight channels of 24-bit 192 kHz analog recording and playback, combined with sixteen channels of optical digital I/O, stereo AES/EBU, S/PDIF and separate analog main outs.

Max Checkout: 2 days

Manual:

896mk3 Hybrid Manual

MOTU 828mk3

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Description: This audio interface has usb 2 and thunderbolt connectivity. It also has 28 inputs and 30 outputs along with a digital mixer with built in effects.

Max Checkout: 2 days

Manual:

MOTU 828mk3 manual

Firewire Solo

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Description: The Firewire Solo is another portable interface that is available at the HDMZ. The Solo is bus powered and is ideal for recording fuzz measurements when working on acoustics projects.

Manual: 

Firewire Solo Manual

Zoom H5

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Description: This portable recorder is very similar to the H4n that is also available from the HDMZ. It has an MSH-6 mid side microphone setup as well as two XLR/TRS inputs on the bottom. Like the H4n it also records in WAV and MP3 which are stored on an SD card within the device. We currently have 8 of the Zoom H5 available to borrow and it is recommended that you use the H5 if available rather than the H4n or H4.

Max Checkout: 2 days

Also Includes:

Hard Case

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32 GB SD Card

2 GB SD Card

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Headphones

2 USB Cables

Remote

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4 AA Batteries

Stand Adapter

Tri-pod

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Power Adapter

Manual:

Zoom H5n Manual

Zoom H4n

Zoom H4n

Description: The Zoom H4n is a portable recorder with an x/y stereo pair. The angle of recording can be changed to vary between 90 and 120 degrees. The Zoom H4n can record to wav or mp3 format. Each kit in the HDMZ includes an SD card that you may use to save your recordings to on the device to later transfer to your own computer.

Max Checkout: 2 days

Also includes:

32Gb SD card

Headphones

Pop-filter

USB Cable

Hardshell Case

Manual:

Zoom H4n manual

Zoom H4

Zoom H4

Description: An earlier model of the Zoom H4n. Like the H4n it includes a stereo pair on the top and two XLR/TRS inputs on the bottom. It can also record to WAV and MP3 onto an SD card.

Max Checkout: 2 days

Also Includes:

16GB SD card

tri-pod

headphones

Manual:

Zoom H4 manual

Rode NT-4

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Description: The Rode NT-4 is a stereo boom microphone. The microphone has a dual cardioid polar pattern has well as outputs via dual XLR or single stereo 1/8″. The microphone can be phantom powered, or can be powered via a 9 volt battery.

Max Checkout: 2 days

Also Includes:

Hardshell Case

Fuzzy Zeppelin

Manual:

Rode NT-4 Manual

Rode Stereo Video Mic Pro

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Description: The Rode Stereo Video Mic Pro is a microphone that is, obviously, made for video recording. The microphone can be mounted to the top of a video camera and includes a stereo pair of 1/2″ capsules. The microphone also has onboard EQ control and power settings. The microphone is powered by a 9 volt battery.

Max Checkout: 4 days

Manual:

Rode Stereo Video Mic Pro Manual

Song Meter SM3

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Description: The Song Meter SM3 is what is known as a bat recorder. The device has the ability to be programmed to record at certain times of the day if left alone. It is also relatively weatherproof allowing it to be programmed and left to record outdoors over extended periods of time. It also has the ability to record at high high frequencies, up to 384kHz. This is what gained it the name “bat recorder” since it can be used to record the high pitch screeches of bats that are beyond our hearing range.

Max Checkout: 4 days

Also Includes: 

2 SM3-U1 Mics (normal recording)

2 SM3-A1 Mics (high pitched recording)

2 Microphone Shock Mounts

SD Card

Parabolic Microphone

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Description: An extremely directional mic that is meant to be held and aimed. Used in professional sporting events to pick up sounds from on the field. Can be used here however to pick up things such as birds in trees.

Max Checkout: 4 Days

JrF Contact Mic

Contact Mic

Description: The JrF contact mic can be attached to a surface for a unique recording. Attaching it to various objects can capture the vibrations of their movement adding another element to a prospective recording. For both available JrF microphones it is recommended that you run them into microphone preamps. Others claim to have better results using them with DI boxes.

Max Checkout: 4 Days

More Info: http://hydrophones.blogspot.com/2009/05/contact-microphones-by-jrf.html

JrF Hydrophone

Hydrophone

Description: The JrF hydrophone is, as the name would imply, used to record underwater. These microphones have been used to record sounds on the documentary “Planet Earth” and it’s upcoming sequel.

Max Checkout: 4 Days

More Info: http://hydrophones.blogspot.com/2009/04/hydrophones-by-jrf.html

Sony 7506 Headphones

Sony Headphones

Description: Standard over ear headphones.

Extreme Isolation EX-25

EX25

Description: Over ear headphones. Described as having a brighter quality to them.

Extreme Isolation EX-29

EX29

Description: Over ear headphones. Described as having a flat quality to them.

M-Audio 49i

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Description: A keyboard midi controller for work in programs such as Logic, ProTools, or Sibelius. Connects to computer via usb.

Max Checkout: 2 days

Manual:

m-audio 49i manual

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