Audio/video equipment checkout

You can contact Presentation Technology Services (PTS) with the Mansfield Library at 243-4875 or visit the Mansfield Library Tech desk, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Presentation Technology Services (PTS) provides media presentation equipment to campus users. 

How to request

Please click  the “Request Service” button at the top right hand side of the screen.

When using this form to request equipment please give as much detail as possible about what is needed, so we can get you the right equipment.

Users are encouraged to schedule media presentation equipment in advance.

Equipment available for check out:

  • DSLR cameras
  • Camcorders
  • Tripods - video, photo, flexible (GorillaPod), desktop
  • Tripod adapter for smartphone
  • Webcam
  • USB Microphone
  • USB audio adapter for computer
  • USB extension cable - 16'
  • ATEM Mini Pro - video switcher for livestreaming
  • LED video lights
  • Ring Light with stand, for camcorder, DSLR, or smartphone
  • Digital voice recorders
  • Audio Recorders - Zoom H4N and H5
  • Wireless lapel microphones for camcorders, audio recorders and smartphones
  • Portable sound systems (125 watt) with wireless handheld microphone
  • Microphone stands
  • Computer speakers
  • Video projectors
  • Display adapters - minidisplay port and USB-C
  • HDMI cable - 15'
  • Projection screens - 6' and 10'
  • Presentation remotes with laser pointer
  • Easels
  • Wacom Intuos tablet
  • USB transcription pedals
  • Press box (audio output splitter)
  • VCR
  • DVD player

Media presentation equipment for courses and other state-funded University activities is loaned free of charge.

Equipment for non-state funded, University affiliated uses is loaned at a reduced fee.

Personal use by student staff or faculty, or use by non-University affiliated users (for an on campus activity coordinated by a campus entity) is charged the full rental rate

See definition of users for circulating equipment for the purpose of determining rental charges. 

Delivery, setup and operator charges are extra.

AV Equipment Charge Table (Charges are per/day)

Description UM Users (for academic/ State appropriated funded activities) UM Affiliated (Non-state supported activities; grant funded; designated or auxiliary account funded) Personal use or on campus use by non-UM users sponsored by UM department
AC Extension Cord No Charge $1.00 $2.00
Audio Mixer No Charge $12.50 $25.00
Boombox (CD, tape, and radio) No Charge $7.50 $15.00
Camcorder, HD No Charge $15.00 $30.00
Camera, DSLR No Charge $25.00 $50.00
Cart or Stand No Charge $5.00 $10.00
Laptop Computer No Charge $25.00 $50.00
DVD Player No Charge $7.50 $15.00
Easel No Charge $4.00 $8.00
HDMI Cable, 15' No Charge $6.00 $12.00
HDTV, 32" with DVD No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Lecternette with Microphone No Charge $11.00 $22.00
Microphone No Charge $5.00 $10.00
Microphone, Wireless Handheld No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Microphone, Wireless Lapel No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Microphone Cable, XLR No Charge $1.50 $3.00
Microphone, Mixer No Charge $9.00 $18.00
Microphone Stand, Floor No Charge $2.00 $4.00
Microphone Stand, Table No Charge $2.00 $4.00
Overhead Projector No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Presentation Remote (with laser pointer) No Charge $2.50 $5.00
Portable PA System, 125 watt (single speaker/amplifier; add microphone) No Charge $15.00 $30.00
Podium (with built-in amplifier and speaker, 30 watt) No Charge $12.50 $25.00
Screen, 6-Foot Wide No Charge $5.00 $10.00
Screen, 10-Foot Wide No Charge $15.00 $30.00
Screen, Rear Projection, 6-Foot Wide No Charge $12.50 $25.00
Speakerphone No Charge $6.00 $12.00
Small Powered Speaker No Charge $8.00 $16.00
Tripod No Charge $4.00 $8.00
VGA Cable, 10-25 Foot No Charge $4.00 $8.00
VGA Cable, 75 Foot No Charge $6.00 $12.00
VHS VCR No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Video Projector No Charge $50.00 $100.00
Voice Recorder, Digital No Charge $5.00 $10.00
White Board, Portable (2.5' x 3') No Charge $7.50 $15.00


AV equipment rental is free of charge for academic usage to students and faculty.

Rental charges apply for non-coursework and non-university usage. 

See table above for prices. (Charges are on a per/day basis)


UM employees and students; UM sponsored centers and institutes; Campus entities with designated or auxiliary accounts.


Equipment available for use 24x7.

Checkout and return during open hours of Mansfield Library


Definition of users for circulating equipment

Related Services

Audio/video production assistance

Multimedia consultation


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