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What is in the equipment kit and how to borrow.

The Kit

Located in the Tech Table, the Microphone Kit can be checked out at the Service Center.

The Microphone Kit attaches directly to the user's computer to capture high quality audio. This microphone does not have the capability of traveling. A headset can be inserted into the device and its output can be adjusted on the front of the microphone. 

Alternatives: The Voice Recorder is ideal for intimate voice recording like for class speaking or interviews, and can be taken on the move. The Audio Recorder also is capable of recording on the move or attached to a computer, and comes with 4 audio settings. 

Lending Policies

Available for checkout to CWRU & CIM students, faculty, and staff at the Service Center. CWRU Alumni, CIA, Public or Visiting patrons are not permitted to check out loanable equipment kits. 

5 day lending period.

NO due dates on weekends & NO due dates when the Library is officially closed. 

→ Be aware of Semester breaks! While classes may be on break, the library may not!

NO renewals on equipment.

NO holds on equipment.

NO doubling up on the same equipment (ex: 2 still cameras).

→ HOWEVER, checking out different equipment is encouraged (ex: 1 video camera, 1 still camera).

NO “Can I return this and check it right back out?”s. 

NO checking out partial equipment kits.

→ Only complete equipment kits can be checked out.

Kit's Equipment



RØDE Microphone & Base are a removeable magnetic pair so don't worry if they separate. The Microphone has a headset port on the back and a headset volume adjustment on the front. Input setting must be changed on the user's computer to capture audio through microphone.


RØDE Branded USB AC Cable acts as the kit's data cable, and connects directly to the computer to capture audio.