Equipment for our Heritage/Oral History Project

Are you thinking of starting your own heritage/oral history project? Don’t know what to buy? For those of you wishing to engage in your own heritage project, we spent lots of time researching various equipment and this is what we bought/used. We hope you find it useful.


Price (RRP/approx. 2016)

Zoom H6 Handy Recorder £339.00
AKG C417PP Lavalier Microphone £106.99
AKG Y50 Headphones £79.99
Nikon D610 (Body Only) £1249.99
   Nikon AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens  £749.00
   RODE DSR Microphone  £209.00
   Panasonic Lumix GH4 + Lens  £1349.00
   Manfroto MT055XPRO3 tripod  £199.95
   Manfroto MHXPRO-2W tripod head  £119.95
   Sandisk Extreme Pro 32GB  £30
   M3 Portable Samsung Hard Drive  £100
   Panasonic Eneloop Pro AA Batteries  £12.99
   Microsoft Office Home & Business 2016  £104.98
   Adobe Creative Cloud  £45.73 per month or annual lump sum of £548.78
   Kaspersky Total Security  £39.99 per year
   A PC system for video/audio editing  £2850

Note that prices may vary and that it’s worth looking around on the internet for the best deals available at the time.