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Inside My Toolbox

These are the products listed in the document "Inside My Toolbox" you requested.

Product pricing: Prices shown are accurate as of July 7, 2015 but may vary. Prices are set by the product manufacturer or their reseller and not by Ascest. Please let us know if any prices shown need to be updated.  


Moderated testing


Budget setup

join.me

Free

QT player (Mac)

Free

 

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Samson Go USB Microphone

$38.73

Logitech M325 Wireless Mouse

$18.45

Techsmith Camtasia Studio (PC)

$248.10

Logitech Z130

$17.90
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Bose Companion 2

$99.00
 

Moderate Cost Lab (includes face camera)

Use the microphone, mouse, and speakers from the Budget Setup above. Substitute Morae instead of the join.me and screen recording products above.

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Techsmith Morae (PC)

 $1,995

Silverback 3.0 (Mac)

$79.95

 

Logitech C920 Webcam

$69.99
 

Mobile / physical product testing setup

 

Hovercam Solo8

 
$349.00
 

GafferPower Gaffer Tape

$16.88 $17.31
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Velcro 3/4" One Wrap 12'

$9.69

Apple Thunderbolt Cable 2m

$36.99

Mobile Lab-Based Usability Testing

Reflector

$12.99

GoToAssist

From $69/month

 

Moderated Remote Usability Testing

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GoToMeeting

$49/month

 

Unmoderated testing tools


Usabilla

$49-199/month

usertesting.com

 $49/user (15min video) 

loop11

$158-825/month


Navigation testing

Treejack by Optimal Workshop

 Small free plan or $109/month

 

Interactive prototyping


Keynotopia

 From $39

Axure

From $289

InVision

 Free - $100/month 


Balsamiq

$79 or $12-249/month

 

Session replay


Hotjar

$29/month

 

Recruiting


ethnio

From $49/month

Hotjar

$29/month

Google Forms

Free


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