Equipment Loans

This service is available to Aberystwyth University Staff and Students in support of the academic aims of the University.

Borrowing loan stock

  • You must have a current AU library account and your Aber Card
  • If you have more than £5.00 in fines on your library account you will not be able to borrow equipment
  • Equipment loans are usually for three days; if you need the equipment for longer than three days this may be possible, subject to availability; please ask at time of booking
  • Due to the high demand for equipment loans we recommend you always book equipment in advance
  • You can view your equipment loan bookings via Primo using the instructions here
  • You can cancel your equipment loan bookings via Primo using the instructions here
  • You can check the due date of your equipment loans via Primo using the instructions here
  • You can renew up to four times if the item has not been requested by someone else - please contact us
  • The equipment is held in the Hugh Owen Library but can be delivered to the Thomas Parry Library or Gogerddan Campus for collection by prior arrangement. Please request this at time of booking.
  • Alternatively, equipment can be delivered, set up and collected for a fee of £35. A departmental order is required at time of booking.
  • Equipment will be supplied with instruction manuals and quick start guides where applicable
  • Equipment will be supplied with a pictorial guide to items supplied (e.g. cables etc)
  • Equipment must be returned to the Library from which it was borrowed at the date/time due
  • Late returns will incur a fine of 50p an hour

Please note

  • The equipment is to be used for Aberystwyth University purposes only
  • The borrower accepts liability for any loss or damage of the equipment
  • Batteries - equipment needing rechargeable batteries will have batteries and charger supplied. Please note the batteries may not be fully charged on collection. Where equipment cannot be run on rechargeable batteries then the user will have to supply their own batteries.

Information Services have the following items available for short-term loan:

Item

Notes

Quantity

Braille Display - Large FOCUS 80

1

Braille Display - portable FOCUS 40

1

Cables

USB extension cables
HDMI to DVI
HDMI to HDMI
AppleMac HDMI

5
2
3
1

Camcorders – mini Legria Mini HD Camcorder - More information... 10
Camcorder JVC Handheld HD - More information... 1
Card reader   6
CD Player JVC Portable CD/Radio RC-BX25 1
Conference calling Please use Speaker/Microphone and a softphone license - see FAQ 3
Data Projector   9
Digital Still Camera Canon EOS 700D SLR Camera 3
DVD/CD/MP3 player Multi Region Disc Player 1
External Disk Drive Freecom DVD-RW Recorder 1
Flipchart Stand/whiteboard Flipchart pads can be purchased if required. 2
GoPro Hero 3 4
GoPro Accessory kit   1
Headphones Beyerdynamic DT109 7
iPad   4
Laptop Windows 10 with webcam, microphone, DVD-RW drive, wired & wireless internet access 35
Laptop - for staff use only Dell Latitude E6540 2
Laser Presentation Remote Kensington Laser Presenter 4
Macbook Pro - for staff use only   2
Magnifiers Further information here 3
Microphone Røde USB Podcaster 5
Microphone Røde NTG2 Directional Condenser 1
Microphone Røde Lavalier Lapel 4
Microphones Logitech desk Microphone 2
Mice   10
Monitor 20" LG Flatron W2043SV 1
Office Extend Access Point   1
OHP Elite - Portable with integrated carry case 1
PA Systems

Anchor AN-100
Bretford Wireless Portable Amplifier with Microphone, USB port, CD player

1
1
Powerpacks For charging devices via USB 20
Printers Desktop Laser Printer 2
Qwizdom Voting System

26 Piece set
32 Piece set
More information can be found here

2
2

QVR - Qwizdom voting system using users own mobile devices

More information can be found here

1
Scanners Flat bed scanner 5
Screens Screen for use with data projector 6
Softphone licence Temporary softphone login - For use with conference calling. Speaker/Microphones and laptops available to borrow separately 3
Speaker/Microphone USB - For use with video/web conferencing 6
Tablet - android - for staff use only Samsung Galaxy 10
Touch Tablet Wacom Intuos CTH-480s 7
Tripods For use with camcorders and stills cameras 7
Virtual Reality 360° Camera - for staff use only Samsung Gear 360 More information can be found here 1
Virtual Reality Head set - for staff use only BOBOVR Z4 More information can be found here 12
Video Player LG LV220 1
Voice Recorder Olympus Voice Recorders 6
Voice Recorder Zoom H2n Handy Recorder 1
Webcam Logitech C310 2