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Equipment for Checkout – Allen Library

All equipment listed below is available at the Allen Library for use by University of Hartford students, faculty, and staff. The Allen Library staff can provide basic assistance with the use of this equipment. More in-depth questions about recording equipment and iPads should be directed to Lief Ellis, Hartt's Performing Arts Technology Specialist, at 860.768.5501. To speak to Allen Library staff about the equipment, please contact Michael Anderson, Public Services Coordinator at 860.768.4770.


Audio Recorders – Zoom 4Hn

These are standalone recording devices that can record audio either onto an SD card or directly onto a computer.
Additional Accessories: SD card readers.
Manual: https://www.zoom.co.jp/sites/default/files/products/downloads/pdfs/E_H4nSP_0.pdf
Loan Period: One day (due next day at closing).
Overdue Fees: $2/day.


Camcorders – Panasonic HC-X900M

These are HD camcorders that can record onto an SD card or directly onto a computer.
Additional Accessories: Large tripods, SD card readers.
Manual: http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/HCX900M-MUL.PDF.
Loan Period: One day (due next day at closing).
Overdue Fees: $2/day.


iPads – 2nd Generation

The iPads are loaded with many paid and free apps, focusing on those that are valuable for the performing arts.
Apps: See Allen Library iPad Apps.
Additional Accessories: Power adapters, styli, Bluetooth keyboards, various stands, camera connection kit to record onto iPad using USB microphone.
Manual: http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/ipad_user_guide.pdf.
Loan Period: Due either the same day at closing or in three days, depending on need and availability. Consult an Allen Library supervisor for longer loan periods, such as for conferences or special class projects.
Overdue Fees: $2/day.


Laptops – Lenovo ThinkPad

The ThinkPad laptops offer the full Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher.”
Additional Accessories: Power adapters, mice.
Manual: http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf./l420_l421_l520_ug_en.pdf.
Loan Period: One day (due next day at closing)
Overdue Fees: $2/day.


MacBooks

The MacBooks include full versions of Finale and Sibelius, in addition to other valuable tools.
Software: See Allen Library Computer Software.
Additional Accessories: Power adapters, mice.
Manual: http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/MacBook_13inch_UsersGuide.pdf.
Loan Period: One day (due next day at closing).
Overdue Fees: $2/day.


MIDI Keyboards – Oxygen8 V2

Use these keyboards to interact with software that accepts midi input, such as Garage Band.
Manual: http://www.m-audio.com/support/documents-search (On that page click on Legacy in the Series menu, scroll down to Oxygen 8 v2 in the Product menu, then choose English in the Language menu.)
Loan Period: One day (due next day at closing)
Overdue Fees: $2/day


USB Microphones – Audio-Technica ATR2500

These microphones can be connected to a computer or iPad for recording purposes.
Accessories: Camera connection kit to record directly onto iPad.
Manual: http://www.audio-technica.com/cms/resource_library/literature/cb45724a4bf698c6/p52300_atr2500_usb_om.pdf.
Loan Period: One day (due next day at closing)
Overdue Fees: $2/day

Note: See also Allen Equipment for Use in Library.

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