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Durham University

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AV Loan Equipment

Durham University and the AV Team have developed multiple mobile AV solutions that can be deployed into non-standard spaces on campus to replicate core AV components and facilitate the creation of media content. The following equipment is available to book upon request through the please make an Audio Visual Equipment Request via the Self-Service Portal.

Audio Rack Box

Audio Rack Box

Flight case contains:

  • 4x Sennheiser radio mic receivers
  • 2x Sennheiser Hand Held radio microphones
  • 2x Sennheiser Lapel radio microphones
  • Rack mounted 6 channel audio mixer (with phono/XLR inputs)
  • Spare AA batteries for radio mics (radio mics capable of up to 6hrs battery life)

Capabilty:

  • 2x XLR/Phono inputs (Mics or iPod/PC)
  • Mixed Mono XLR output (for powered speakers)

Notes:

  • Must be used in conjunction with the PA System below or other 'powered' speakers.

Camera Bag

Camera Bag

Bag contains

  • 4k Video camera with stereo microphones
  • Video tripod
  • 2x 128gb SD cards for recording video (over 6hrs record time at 4K, nearly 11hrs at 1080p)
  • Closed cup headphones for audio monitoring
  • Wireless lapel radio microphone
  • 10m XLR cable
  • Shotgun microphone (camera mountable)
  • Charging unit for camera battery
  • All power packs and cables for devices

Capability:

  • Recording of events and activities
  • Mobile interviewing (shotgun microphone can be used as a handheld)

Notes:

The following videos provide basic guidance on use of the camera:

Catch Box

Catch Box

  • A fun way of sharing the mic during a Q&A session.
  • Delegates speak into the black mic target clearly marked.
  • The Catch Box is Durham University branded for external clients or internal staff events.
  • The microphone has a unique cut-off device preventing any unwanted noise when the Catch Box is thrown or caught.
  • It can be used in any teaching room within the University which has radio microphones installed or for external events can be linked with our AV Rack and Bose Audio PA units.

Conference Box

Conference Box

Flight case contains:

  • Desktop LCD projector (HD 1080p, 16:9 native, 3,200 lumens)
  • 4k webcam (USB connectivity)
  • Gorillapod Tripod (for use with webcam)
  • Presentation remote clicker with laser pointer
  • Small powered speaker suitable for seminar room use
  • Powered conference microphone and speaker system optimised for Skype for Business use (USB connectivity)
  • Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter
  • USB-C to HDMI adapter
  • 3.5mm jack to stereo phono leads
  • 10m extension reel (2 gang)
  • 3m HDMI cable
  • 3m VGA with integral audio cable
  • All power packs and cables for devices

Capability

  • Desktop conferencing using Skype for Business or similar software based video conference solution.
  • HD digital projection, 4k video capture, conference call microphone and speaker

Notes:

  • Polycom Video Conferening kit available separately
  • Rooms larger than 20 people capacity will reuire the PA System and Audio Rack Box in addition

Dictaphone

Dictaphone

  • Sony Digital Voice Recorder
  • Comes with charging/transfer cable

Projector Screen

Easy Riser Projector Screen

  • Space saving design (without tri-pod style base)
  • Will rise to above a standard table height from the floor.
  • Designed for use with projectors on a table.
  • AV Team will deliver and setup the screen on request with reasonable time given.
  • Can be used in conjunction with the equipment and projector from 'Conference Box' above.
  • Dimensions - case unit: 220x18cm - projection surface: 2m wide

LED Location/Studio Light

LED Location/Studio Light Kit

  • Dimmer Control - 0%-100%
  • V-Mount battery plate
  • Power Source: 12-16.8V DC
  • Power: 36W
  • Built in Barn doors
  • Tungsten, magenta & 2 x Diffuse filters included

Contents

  • 2 x LEDGO-600 600 Daylight Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light
  • 2 x Lighting Stands

PA System

PA System

System contains:

  • Bose L1 Speaker System in carry bag (1 tower component speaker line array)
  • Active sub with carry handle
  • Provides excellent audio quality capable of filling large seminar rooms or medium sized lecture theatres.
  • Optional speaker heights for varying scenario's.
  • Can be used with the Audio Rack Box.

Capability

  • XLR input
  • iPod/PC 3.5mm jack input
  • 1/4" jack input
  • Phono stereo inputs
  • Phono line and record output
  • 1/4" jack output
  • All power packs and cables for devices

Notes:

  • Allows one direct wired microphone. Multiple microphone capability requires the Audio Rack Box.

Audio Rack Box

Portable Recorder

  • Two types of built-in stereo microphone - omnidirectional and directional
  • Two XLR inputs with 48v phantom power
  • 3.5mm jack input
  • Audio interface function

Video Conference

Video Conference Box

Flight case contains:

  • Polycom CX5000 round table device

Capability:

  • Round table web cam with 360 degree field of view
  • Speaker detection (camera points to person talking)
  • 6 microphone array
  • Central speaker
  • USB connectivity

Notes:

Further Information

Availability

Please ensure you submit your request as soon as possible, submitting a request does not guarantee equipment is available for loan. Loan requests can be made via the Self-Service Portal - Audio Visual Equipment Request.

Collection

Equipment can be collected from the AV Workshop or Service Desk in the Bill Bryson Library.