Re: audio listening stations

Marcia M. Parsons (marcia@mail.utexas.edu)
Mon, 9 Dec 2002 08:16:41 -0800 (PST)

We're moving from this sort of set up, in which we had 70 audio/video
carrels, to a new concept: check out the equipment as well as the
headphones. Not all the bugs are out of it yet, but a little cd player, a
DVD player, etc., as well as headphones will check out.
Marcia

At 07:49 AM 12/9/02 -0800, you wrote:
>Thanks Barbara!
>Ellen
>********************
>Ellen Druda
>Media Librarian
>Half Hollow Hills Community Library
>Dix Hills, NY 11746
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bergman, Barbara J." <barbara.bergman@mnsu.edu>
>To: "Multiple recipients of list" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
>Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 10:33 AM
>Subject: RE: audio listening stations
>
>
>>
>> I've seen listening stations set up in existing study carrels that used
>> separate stereo components, but one's utilizing a basic bookshelf system
>> work well and take up less space.
>> You'll want at least one record turntable, but not something needed at
>> every station.
>>
>> As with all electronics, you can spend as much or as little money as you
>> have. I'd recommend a nice mid-range setup.
>>
>> Buy good quality headphones, with plugs that match the components. You
>> don't want to have to use adaptors to change plug size. Checkout
>> headphones at a desk, do not leave with the listening stations
>> (headphones will disappear).
>>
>> Barb Bergman
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ellen Druda [mailto:edruda@suffolk.lib.ny.us]
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 7:07 PM
>> To: Multiple recipients of list
>> Subject: audio listening stations
>>
>> My director asked.... "Would you please do some research on in-library
>> listening stations. I'd
>> like to get an idea of the cost of the various levels--luxury vs make
>> do"
>>
>> Anybody have some insight?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Ellen
>>
>> ********************
>> Ellen Druda
>> Media Librarian
>> Half Hollow Hills Community Library
>> Dix Hills, NY 11746
>> ********************
>>