13-5-2 Audiovisual Equipment
NUMBER: 13-5-2 APPROVED DATE: 01-03-1996
- AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT
Audiovisual equipment includes both digital and analog devices such as camcorders, overhead projectors, televisions, digital voice recorders,VCRs, and DVD players, sound equipment, and other types of electric/electronic devices used to convey, demonstrate, or reproduce information.
- SELECTION OF AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT FOR PURCHASE
Audiovisual equipment needs should be discussed with the Electronic Technician in the AV Department of Distance Learning and Broadcasting Services prior to purchase. Recommendations will be based on criteria such as user needs, ease of use, compatibility, operability, performance reliability, appearance, safety, sturdiness, reputation, cost, warranty, service, and obsolescence.
- USE OF AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT
Equipment may be checked out from the AV department. The length of time that equipment may be checked out is based on need and availability of equipment. AV equipment must be checked out by faculty or staff. All audiovisual equipment which has been purchased with special funds (such as federal grants, etc.) or departmental funds will be checked out to that department and that department will be the custodian of that equipment.
- MAINTENANCE OF AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT
The AV Department Electronic Technician will be responsible for the inventory, maintenance and repair of all audiovisual equipment in all classrooms and designated academic areas. A standard maintenance schedule will be established to insure effective operation of each piece of capital audiovisual equipment contained in the inventory.
- LOST AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT
The loss or damage of equipment will be handled in accordance with TTC Procedure 10-0-2 Equipment Inventory Management.