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How to Buy Audiovisual Equipment and Supplies

Follow the steps on this page to purchase audiovisual equipment and supplies.

Note: To rent or install audiovisual equipment or supplies, contact UCSD's Media Center.

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1. Gather information for your order.

  • Determine what type of audiovisual equipment and supplies you need.
  • Decide if the items will:
    • Be stationary (built into the room)
    • Be mobile (able to be moved)
    • Require changes to the building (if so, contact Facilites Management, (858) 534-2925, before placing your order)

2. Choose a supplier and get a quote.

  • Choose a supplier yourself, contact your procurement specialist for help, or get a recommendation from Media Center
  • Contact the supplier and get a quote
  • Be sure to request a printed copy of the quote

3. Choose the correct method for your purchase.

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