Microphones & Recording Devices

At UBC Library you can borrow equipment using your UBC card. 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
  • Item can be booked in advance. Book through UBC Library
  • Loan Time: Maximum of 7 days
  • 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.