Microphones & Recording Devices

At UBC Library you can borrow equipment using your UBC card. The equipment below is available on a first come first serve basis through the Chapman Learning Commons. To learn more about the loan times, fine policies, and other special requests for equipment please click the button below.

Items with 1 day loan periods must be returned on the same day they are checked out 30 minutes before the CLC desk closes.

Loan Times and Fine Information



Digital Voice Recorder

  • Availability: Check
  • Loan Time: 1 day
  • Item Information: Sony Digital Voice Recorder.
  • Fine Rate: $5/day

Handheld Mic

Handheld Microphone

  • Availability Check
  • Loan Time: 1 day
  • Item Information: Shure handheld microphone. Designed for professional vocal use in live performance and studio recording.
  • Also contains: Microphone cable.
  • Fine Rate: $5/day

Lavalier Mic

Lavalier Microphone

  • Availability: Check
  • Item can be booked in advance. Book through UBC Library
  • Loan Time: Maximum of 7 days.
  • Item Information: Rode SmartLav Microphone. Provides broadcast-quality audio for a close mic that also connects to a cell phone for easy recording.
  • Also contains: Mounting clip and wind shield.
  • Fine Rate: $5/day


Microphone Cable

  • Availability: Check
  • Loan Time: 1 day
  • Item Information: Digiflex Professional Microphone Cable.
  • Fine Rate: $5/day


On-Camera Microphone

  • Availability: Check
  • Item can be booked in advance. Book through UBC Library
  • Loan Time: Maximum of 7 days.
  • Item Information: Rode Videomic.
  • Fine Rate: $5/day


USB Microphone

  • Availability: Check
  • Item can be booked in advance. Book through UBC Library
  • Loan Time: Maximum of 7 days
  • Item Information: Yeti Blue USB Powered Microphone. Item comes with USB cable.
  • Compatible with PC/Mac.
  • Fine Rate: $5/day
  • Blue Yeti Guide


Zoom Recorder

  • Availability: Check
  • Item can be booked in advance. Book through UBC Library
  • Loan Time: Maximum of 7 days
  • 2 models available: H4N and H5
  • Item information: Includes 2 unidirectional microphones. Ideal for podcast recording.
  • Fine Rate: $5/day
  • Zoom Recorder Guide

CLC DIY media station computer and mics

Interested in recording? Book off our DIY Media Studio and check out Recording 101.