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The Experimental Phonetics and Phonology lab is fully equipped for both perception and production data collection. Our primary space features three computer workstations, an area for perceptual data collection, and storage space. Additionally, our lab has a sound-attenuated booth with a desktop monitor, microphone, intercom system, and desk space. If you are interested in using our space or checking out any of the equipment listed below, please contact us.

Equipment available for use in the Phonetics and Phonology lab:

In-lab acoustic recording setup:

  • Sound-attenuated booth
  • 1 Dell monitor (controllable by the computer outside of soundproof booth)
  • Shure KSM32 Embossed Single-Diaphragm Microphone
  • Tube MP Project Series Professional Microphone & Instrument Tube Preamplifier
  • Sennheiser HD 380 pro headphones (2 pairs)
  • Intercom

In-lab perceptual experiment setup:

  • 1 Dell monitor and computer with Windows operating system
  • Sound dampening tri-fold stall
  • Cedrus response pad (Model RB-530)

Portable equipment:

  • Marantz recorder
  • 1 SPER Scientific Sound Meter (Type 1)


  • 1 Audio-Technica miniature cardioid condenser microphone (lavalier microphone-- AT831b)
  • 2 Audio-Technica cardio condenser USB microphones (ATR2500-USB)
  • 1 Audio-Technica handheld cardioid dynamic microphone (AE4100)
  • 1 Shure Beta Headset

Portable recorders:

  • ​1 Marantz Professional handheld solid state recorder (PMD661MKII)
  • ​1 Marantz Professional solid state recorder (PMD660)


  • Audacity
  • Praat
  • E-Prime 2.0 Professional
  • R
  • SPSS
  • SAS