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The Spark Makerspace

Igniting the imagination through cooperative learning

Recorders, Microphones & Accessories

We offer several kits for recording audio. These include traditional microphones and recorders as well as more experimental scientific sensors and computer based instruments/tools. Whether you need to capture a studio recording, interview a subject for a class, detect/react to sound levels, or record accompanying audio files with a digital camera, we have several devices and accessories to help you succeed.

Please use responsibly. Kits contain multiple pieces and some equipment is fragile. You are responsible for the items checked out to you. High fines, rates, and replacement costs apply.

ZOOM R16 recorder

ZOOM R16 Recorder

ZOOM R16 recorder

Specifications and Info.

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  • Catalog Record: Check Availability / Place a Hold
  • Fines Rate: $10 per day late
  • Notes: Includes Recorder, Operations manual, 2GB SD card, AC adapter, USB cable, Steinberg Cubase LE software.

Media

Portable Audio Recorder Kit

Portable Digital Audio Recorder & OLM-10 Lavalier Microphone Kit

Portable Digital Audio Recorder & OLM-10 Lavalier Microphone Kit

Specifications and Info.

  • Device Type: Compact Digital Audio Recorder Kit.
  • Info: Specifications.

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  • Catalog Record: Check Availability / Place a Hold
  • Fines Rate: $10 per day late
  • Notes: Includes Recorder, Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone, Windguard, 32GB microSDHC memory card, case.

Shotgun Microphone Kit

Rode NTG2 Shotgun Microphone Kit

Rode NTG2 Shotgun Microphone Kit

Specifications and Info.

  • Kit Type: Shotgun microphone
  • Info: Specifications.
  • Note: Includes Recorder, Operations manual, 2GB SD card, AC adapter, USB cable, Steinberg Cubase LE software.

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  • Fines Rate: $10 per day late
  • Notes: 1 microphone, 1 DUSM-1 universal shock mount with grip, ZP1 zip pouch, WSVM Windshield, 1 kopul LMT-100 low to high impedance matching transformer (1.5'), Rode WS6 mic windscreen, kopul XLR cable (3000 series), 1 kopul right angle cable (3000 series), auray boom poles

studio condenser microphone

Samson USB Studio Condenser Microphone Pro

Samson USB Studio Condenser  Microphone Pro

Specifications and Info.

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Rode NT2-A Studio Solution Package

Rode NT2-A Studio Solution Package

Rode NT2-A Studio Solution Package

Specifications and Info.

  • Kit Type: The Rode NT2-A has a high-quality, large dual-diaphragm multi-pattern condenser element that delivers maximum flexibility in many recording scenarios. 
  • Info: Specifications.
  • Note: Includes SM6 Shock Mount & Pop Filter, XLR Cable, Dust Cover, John Merchant Instructional DVD

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Lapel Microphones

Rode SmartLav+ Microphone

Rode SmartLav+ Microphone

Specifications and Info.

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  • Catalog Record: Check Availability / Place a Hold
  • Fines Rate: $10 per day late
  • Notes: Broadcast quality, professional-grade Lavalier Mic with TRRS Jack High-quality omni-directional condenser capsule. Discrete 4.5mm miniature microphone. Compatible with iOS devices and select Android devices.* Kevlar® reinforced cable. Includes wind shield and durable mounting clip.

Rode Lavalier Go Microphone

Rode Lavalier Go Microphone

Specifications and Info.

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  • Catalog Record: Check Availability / Place a Hold
  • Fines Rate: $10 per day late
  • Notes: Broadcast quality, professional-grade Lavalier Mic with TRRS Jack High-quality omni-directional condenser capsule. Discrete 4.5mm miniature microphone. Compatible with iOS devices and select Android devices.* Kevlar® reinforced cable. Includes wind shield and durable mounting clip.

Samson USB Wireless System

Samson USb Wireless System

Specifications and Info.

  • Mic Type: Wireless
    • 2.4GHz USB digital wireless system
    • Ideal for broadcasting, live streaming, presentations and more
    • Plug-and-play operation with Mac and Windows
  • Info: Specifications.
  • Manual

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  • Catalog Record: Check Availability / Place a Hold
  • Fines Rate: $10 per day late
  • Notes: The Samson XPD2 Lavalier system allows you to bring a wireless microphone to a variety of sound applications via its uniquely designed USB stick receiver. Offering simple setup, professional full-range audio and 100' of wireless operation, the XPD2 Lavalier is perfect for live performances, digital communications and mobile productions.

Saramonic Clip-On LavMicro U3C

Saramonic Clip- On LavMicro U3C

Specifications and Info.

  • Mic Type: Clip-on
  • Specifications: 
     Output:  USB Type-C Connector
     Sensitivity:  -40+/-3dB(0dB=1V/Pa,at 1KHz)
     Polar pattern:  Omnidirectional
     Signal-to-Noise Ratio:  65dB
     Sampling Frequency:  48kHz
     Bitrate:  16Bit
     Frequency Response:  50Hz-20kHz
     Power Requirement:  Supplied by USB Type-C Devices
     Cable Length:  600cm(236.22″)
     Weight:  78.5g(2.77oz.)
  •  Manual

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  • Catalog Record: Check Availability / Place a Hold
  • Fines Rate: $10 per day late
  • Notes: The LavMicro U3 is compatible with most recording devices with a USB Type-C connector, like the iPad Pro, Huawei MagicBook, Samsung Galaxy A6S and more.
    *For Android phones, please turn on the “OTG Connection” on the ”Additional Settings” menu before using.

 


 This equipment was provided by The University of North Texas Libraries Deans Innovation Grant 2020-2021


 

Saramonic Dual Head LavMicro+DC2M

Saramonic Dual Head LavMicro+DC2M

Specifications and Info.

  • Mic Type: Clip-on
    • Omnidirectional condenser dual-head lavalier microphone
    • Three detachable output cables for iOS Lightning connector devices
    • USB Type-C connector devices (including PC with Type-C connector) and computers
    • 3.5mm headphone monitor jack
    • Input level control wheel 
    • Compact and lightweight
  • Specifications: 
     Audio Output Jack:  USB Type-C Connector
     Sensitivity:  -42±3dB(1V/Pa,at 1KHz)
     Polar pattern:  Omnidirectional
     Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

     58dB S:(f=1KHz,S.P.L=1Pa)

     N:(A-Weighted curve)

     Frequency Response:  40Hz-20kHz
     Gain:  0-30dB
     Sampling Frequency:  44.1kHz/48kHz/96kHz
     Bitrate:  16Bit/24Bit
     Power Requirement:  Supplied by iOS Device, Android Device or Computer
     Output Cables:

     USB Type-C to Lightning

     USB Type-C to USB Type-C

     USB Type-C to USB Type-A

     Cable Length:  1.7m(5.7ft)
     Weight:  70g(2.5oz)
  •  Manual

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 This equipment was provided by The University of North Texas Libraries Deans Innovation Grant 2020-2021


 

Rode Boompole Microphone Boom Arm and Audio Kit

Rode Boompole Microphone Boom Arm and Audio Kit​

Specifications and Info.

  • Kit Type: The RODE Boompole is a precision balanced professional boom pole for location recording, machined from high grade, lightweight aluminum. Allows you to mount your microphone securely and swivel it in a range of directions that will allow you to easily change positions and follow your sound source. Extends from 0.84m (33") to 3m (10'). New ultra smooth extension and retraction system. Easy to use locking mechanism.
  • Info: Specifications

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Auray MS-5230OT Tripod Microphone Stand

Auray MS-5230OT Tripod Microphone Stand With Telescoping Boom

Specifications and Info.

  • The Auray MS-5230OT Tripod Microphone Stand with Telescoping Boom features durable, steel construction. The Auray MS-5230OT mic stand collapses for easy transport.
  • Info: Specifications.

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Portable Audio System

Peavey Escort Portable Audio System (PA System)

Specifications and Info.

  • The Escort series integrates the entire PA system into one complete, easy to use, easy to transport, highly reliable, incredible sounding package, making it the perfect choice for schools, churches, DJs, and small music groups.
  • Info: Specifications
  • BE AWARE: This item weighs approximately 65 lbs when packed up and ready for transport. 

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Focusrite Scarlett Audio Interface

Scarlett 2i2

Specifications and Info.

  • The 2i2 is a professional quality audio interface.
  • Info: Specifications

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Scarlett 4i4

Specifications and Info.

  • The 4i4 is a professional quality audio interface.
  • Info: Specifications

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Focusrite Scarlett 1-Person Podcasting Kit

Focusrite Scarlett 1-Person Podcasting Kit

Specifications and Info.

  • Kit Type: Podcasting Kit
  • Includes:
    • 2i2 Gen 3 USB Interface.
    • Audio-Technica Microphone,
    • Auray Pop Filter with Gooseneck
    • Auray Microphone Stand
    • Pearson Studio Headphones
    • XLR 20ft cable

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Microphone Stands

Hamilton Tabletop Microphone Stand

Rode NTG2 Shotgun Microphone Kit

Specifications and Info.

WINNER! 'Best in Show Accessory' at 2012 Summer NAMM! Ideal for the professional, it works well for an advancing musician.

  • KB810M Nu-Era Table Top Mic. Stand
    • Ultra lightweight and portable! Weighs just 10 ounces!
    • Unique design provides stability and lightweight, allows the center of gravity of heavy microphones to be over the center of the stand, reducing the likelihood of tip over.
    • Ideal for conference room, desktop studio or performance.
    • Includes a mic clip and carrying bag with additional accessory pouch.
    • Offset adapter allows heavier microphones to be mounted with confidence.
    • Adapter can be used as a stereo mic bar.
    • Includes a mic clip, mounting hardware and carrying bag with additional accessory pouch.
    • Value pack of KB810 Table Top Mic Stand and KB816M Universal Offset Adapter.
    • Supplied with carrying bag and mic clip.
    • Durable black powder coated finish.

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