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Media Services: Editing Rooms

Guides for using our equipment and services

Editing Rooms

Booking or Consultation Appointment


Studio & Editing Rooms


Consultation Appointment

Consultation session for how to use equipment in LIC can be booked via library booking system.

For enquiries, please contact Media Services at 3917-7007 or email

General Information

Editing rooms are set up to facilitate audio recording and editing of audio-visual formats.  They can be regarded as a sound proof room which are equipped with computers (PC or Mac) and audio recording equipment.

# Please bring your own SD card for audio-recording.

Eligible Users

The service is for current HKU staff and students only.


ZOOM H6 Handy Recorder

  • Interchangeable input capsules that can be swapped out as easily as the lens of a camera
  • Six-track simultaneous recording
  • Four mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo connectors
  • Gain controls, -20dB pads, and phantom power for each input
  • Large full-color LCD display, angled so it's easy to read in all environments
  • Records directly to SD, SDHC and SDXC cards up to 128GB
  • Up to 24-bit/96kHz audio in BWF-compliant WAV or a variety of MP3 formats
  • Built-in effects, including low-cut filtering, compression and limiting
  • Normalize, Divide and Trim editing
  • Chromatic tuner and metronome
  • Multichannel and stereo USB audio interface for PC/Mac/iPad

Rode NT1-Kit

  • Large 1" condenser capsule with gold-plated membrane
  • Cardioid polar pattern
  • Internal Rycote® Lyre® based capsule shock mounting system
  • Ultra-low noise, self noise of only 4.5dB (A)
  • State-of-the-art surface mount electronics
  • Available with included RM2 mount (NT1-SINGLE) or with SMR shock mount (NT1-KIT)

SE Electronics RF -X Reflexion filter


How to Create Voice Recordings or a Podcast Episode


  • Tap your HKU Staff/Student Card on the reader to access the reserved room.
  • Use your personal SD Card/USB drive without DLP protection for saving the data once the audio recording is completed.
  • You should exercise respect and care in the use of the equipment.
  • Do not adjust or change the position, wiring or settings of the equipment without the permission of the library technician.
  • Only individuals involved in recording are allowed in the studio.
  • Library staff will carry out routine inspections of room activity.

How to use Zoom Recorder

SD Card recording


PC Recording