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Borrowing Equipment from IMC

The IMC has a wide selection equipment available for loan. You must be a student, staff member, or faculty member with a Library account in good standing to borrow equipment. Loan period is 4 days. Loan extensions may be available dependent upon demand. Significant fines are applied if equipment is returned after due date and time.


Models vary for live presentation and recording with camcorders, audio recorders, and cellphones. See guide on https://library.albany.edu/imc/tutorials_handouts

  • Dynamic vocal handheld mics –wired and wireless mics
  • Lavaliere - wired and wireless mics
  • Dual [2 mics] wired lavalier mics
  • XLR shotgun mic kits; request optional boom pole
  • 1/8 “ stereo mini shotgun mics
  • USB mics
  • Stereo headset with boom mic
  • Directional microphones for iPhone, Android cellphone and handheld devices