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Electronic Equipment for Simpson Library and the HCC: Audio Recorders

Electronic Equipment Guide

Intercampus Use

Because of potential loss or damage to technology items, nothing will be shipped via intercampus mail.  Further information is available about technology at Simpson Library or the Stafford Library.

Zoom H6 Audio Recorder

Video Tutorials                                                                                Check out this link for a playlist of video tutorials for our audio equipment.

​More assistance on how to use the Zoom H6 Audio Recorder can be found on the Zoom website.

Zoom H6 Audio Recorder Uses                                                                  Zoom H6 Audio Recorder is recommended for recording sounds together. It is suggested for:

  1. Filming 
  2. Concert Recordings
  3. Voiceover

What You Borrow
Zoom H6 Audio Recorders are loaned with:

  1. Audio recorder
  2. Mid-size module
  3. Foam wind screen
  4. USB interface cable
  5. 2GB memory card (micro sd w/ adaptor)
  6. Carrying case

You are expected to return the six (6) items identified when you return the audio recorder at the end of your loan period. You will be billed replacement costs for lost or damaged components.

Loan Period
3 days.

Tascam DR-40 Audio Recorder

Video Tutorials                                                                             Check out this link for a playlist of video tutorials for our audio equipment.

More assistance on how to use the Tascam Dr-40 Audio Recorder can be found on the Tascam website. 

Tascam DR-40 Audio Recorder Uses                                                            Tascam DR-40 Audio Recorder is recommended for recording sounds together. It is suggested for:

  1. Recording Sounds 
  2. Mixing Sounds
  3. Voiceover

What You Borrow
Tascam DR-40 Audio Recorders are loaned with:

  1. Audio recorder
  2. USB interface cable
  3. 2GB memory card
  4. Carrying case

You are expected to return the four (4) items identified when you return the audio recorder at the end of your loan period. You will be billed replacement costs for lost or damaged components. 

Loan Period
3 days.

Policy

Who May Borrow
Only currently enrolled students and actively employed faculty and staff of the University of Mary Washington may borrow equipment.

Late Charges                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Late fees are $5.00 per day. Charges continue to accrue when the HCC is closed.

Replacement Costs for Lost or Damaged Equipment
Anyone borrowing equipment  is required to sign a form indicating that they "understand that there are certain responsibilities associated with the usage of this equipment and agree to the following terms and conditions":

  • borrower understands that all electronic equipment and/or accessories are the property of the University of Mary Washington.
  • borrower will return all equipment to the University of Mary Washington in the same condition in which it was provided to me.
  • borrower will return all equipment on specified due date/time.
  • borrower understands that failure to return equipment will result in an overdue fine.
  • borrower is responsible for the replacement cost for equipment that is lost, stolen or damaged.  Damages include but are not limited to accidents, neglect, or misuse.