Kelvin Smith Library
Materials are on a first come, first served basis only and are subject to availability. Holds cannot be placed on equipment. Different loan periods may apply for other items. When you check items out, your library account will indicate the due date for each item.
Length of check-out: 2 nights. No renewals.
Returns: Equipment must be returned directly to Service Center staff persons for processing. Borrowing is not available for this item again until the following business day.
You will get:
1.) Identify your recording situation and adjust to the correct mic setting:
2.) Turn the wheel on the top of the recorder until the arrow points to the correct mic setting.
3.) Once the recorder and sound source(s) have been arranged, turn on the Zoom by sliding the POWER switch on the right side to the "ON" position.
4.) Adjust the mic sensitivity by turning the MIC GAIN wheel to the appropriate sensitivity level. The input levels on the screen (shown by the horizontal bars) should average around the middle of the scale while recording is in progress.
5.) Once you are satisfied with the mic sensitivity, press the Record button again to begin recording. The REC indicator will appear on the screen.
6.) Press the Record button again to stop recording.
Extracting Audio Files from the Zoom Recorder with a SD Memory Card Reader
1.) If you are in the Freedman Center, first open the D-User Storage folder and create a new folder with your Case ID (Ex: abc123).
2.) Turn off the Zoom Recorder.
3.) Open the plastic cover on the bottom of the recorder by first pushing it up and then flipping it open.
4.) Push the card in until it pops out.
5.) Pull out the card and insert it into a card reader connected to your computer with its USB cable. If using a Freedman Center card reader, the SD slot will be in the upper right-hand corner.
6.) Go to My Computer, you should see a new location marked as Removable Disk (please note: actual letter of drive may differ computer-to-computer). Once you have located the correct Removable Disk, double click to open.
7.) Once the drive is open, you can navigate to the folder or drive (hard drive, flash drive) you wish to copy over and save.
Extracting Audio Files from the Zoom Recorder using USB Cable
1.) If you are in the Freedman Center, first open the D-User Storage folder and create a new folder with your Case ID (Ex: xyz12).
2.) Plug USB Cable into the Zoom Recorder and an available USB port on your computer.
3.) Select SD CARD READER by once again pushing the Play button on the side.
4.) Zoom Recorder screen should now display that the device is connecting.
5.) Go to My Computer, you should see a new location marked as Removable Disk (please note: actual letter of drive may differ computer-to-computer). Once you have located the correct Removable Disk, double click to open.
6.) Once the drive is open, you can navigate to the folder or drive (hard drive, flash drive) you wish to copy over and save.
Deleting Files from Zoom Recorder
You may wish to perform this process before returning Zoom Recorder. Re-formating the device is the best way to ensure all your audio files have been deleted off of the device's memory.
1.) Locate the Removable Disk drive that is the Zoom Recorder (note: letter of drive may differ computer-to-computer). Next, right-click on the Removable Disk and select Format.
2.) Click Start.
3.) A warning box will pop up on screen regarding the formatting process.
Remember: Formatting the device will erase ALL media files. Be absolutely sure you want to proceed.
4.) Click Ok once formatting is complete.