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Our Hire Catalogue
JANUARY 2017


microphones - mixers - processors - speakers - amplifiers - recorders - playback - communications - translation - mains - sundries

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HIRE RATES
GB Pounds

(excl. VAT)

Radio Microphones

Micron single channel systems with portable receivers and CNS noise reduction system,
or diversity dual input receivers, with or without CNS.
  Diversity receivers are available either singly or in 19" racks of up to eight modules.
Sennheiser diversity dual input receivers with Hi-Dyn noise reduction system.
  Diversity receivers are available either singly or in 19" racks of two modules.   (
radio mic information)

Systems are stocked on frequencies for use by broadcasters, theatres and general users.






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HAND-HELD RADIO MICS
Sennheiser UHF hand-held mic & transmitter SKM565 + diversity receiver EW300 / EW500, cardioid condenser mics.   (
picture)
35 115  350
Micron TX503 hand-held mic & transmitter with CNS + MDR530 diversity mains powered receiver with CNS + 2 dipole antennae. 30 100  300
Scanner budget hand-held mic & transmitter + diversity mains powered receiver.
UHF with 16 switchable frequencies.
20   67  200
TIE-CLIP RADIO MICS
Micron TX102 / 502 pocket transmitter + MDR3 / 530 / 540 diversity receiver, 2 dipole antennae + choice of Sony, Sennheiser or Tram tie-clip mic. + 1 spare mic.   (
picture)
30 100  300
Sennheiser UHF pocket transmitter SK100 + diversity receiver EW300 / EW500, + sub-miniature tie-clip microphone MKE-2 (black or pink). 34 115  340
RADIO SYSTEMS WITH OTHER MICS and RADIO TALKBACK
Micron TX102 pocket transmitter with no mic., Input leads available for a variety of sources such as a dynamic mic (e.g. head worn mics), a guitar jack plug, Sennheiser T-powered mics or a line input, MDR3 diversity receiver + 2 dipole antennae.
28 93 280
Sennheiser UHF pocket transmitter SK100 + pocket receiver EW100, with microphone or line input lead. 28 93 280
Beyer radio talkback system with TE170 pocket receiver & earpiece, TS170 transmitter, choice of tie-clip mic or XLR line input lead, VHF. 22 75 220
ACCESSORIES FOR RADIO SYSTEMS
Yagi antenna for maximum forward gain & interference rejection -
   VHF:  3 elements, 1.3m long, with balun & 1.5m cable,
   UHF:  multi-element, 0.3m long.
   UHF:  active Yagi plate.
Omni-directional antennae - UHF:  compact ground plane antenna.

Antennae masts, fittings and cabling also available.
6



20



  60



R.F. distribution amplifier ADA114. One VHF input actively distributed into 4 BNC outputs.
Supplied with dipole antenna, long input lead & PSU.
6
20
  60



Capacitor microphones
A.K.G. C451 + Ck1 cardioid capsule. 6 20   60
A.K.G. C451 + Ck22 omni directional capsule. 7 23   70
A.K.G. C451 + Ck5 cardioid capsule in shock-resistant suspension & mesh shield. 7 23   70
A.K.G. C451 + Ck8 super cardioid gun capsule. 9 30   90
A.K.G. C451 + Ck9 hyper-cardioid rifle capsule.   10 33 100
A.K.G. Vr1 kit, comprising C451 body, Ck1 / Ck5 cardioid capsule, Vr1 13" extension tube, heavy shock mount table stand with 3" height extensions. 12

40

120

A.K.G. Vr2 kit, comprising C451 body, Ck1 small cardioid capsule, Vr2 50" extension tube, heavy shock-mount floor stand, 3" height extensions to stand. 18

60

180

A.K.G. C418 compact clip mic, to attach to drums, horns etc.. 7 24   70
A.K.G. C414 Large diaphragm, 4 switchable patterns, attenuator pad. 15 50 150
Neuman U 87 high quality large diaphragm capacitor mic., 3 patterns, attenuator pad, 48v power.   (picture) 18 60 180
A.K.G. C747 lectern microphone with kit of thin stalks and goosenecks and a nuckle, clips, phantom power. 12 40 120
Sennheiser K3 + MKE2 miniature omni tie-clip electret, clips, phantom or battery power 7 23   70
Sennheiser MKH 416 super cardioid gun mic, pistol grip, Rycote windshield, wind-sock and TU-powering unit with switchable attenuator & l.f. roll-off. 16 53 160
STEREO MICS
Sony ECM979 MS stereo electret microphone, battery, c/w adaptor to 2 XLRs.
12 40 120
LAVALIER / TIE-CLIP MICS
Sony ECM55/50 omni tie-clip electret + clips + windshield + body, XLR, phantom or battery power.
10 33  100
TRAM TR50 B omni tie-clip electret + clips + windshield + body, Lemo & XLR, battery powered or powered from Micron radio transmitters. 10 33  100
Encore tan coloured thin headband mounted vocal dynamic.   (picture)   6 20  60
P.Z.M. / BOUNDARY LAYER MICS
Amcron PCC 160 super-cardioid boundary layer mic. (PZM), for table or stage-floor use. XLR.  (
picture)
8 27   80
Audio Technica PRO 42 half-cardioid boundary layer mic. (PZM), for table or stage-floor use. XLR. 8 27   80
SPECIAL MICS
C - Ducer CXD-8 contact mic. Attaches to acoustic instruments, phantom or battery.
5 17   50
Shure SM82 line level output mic. with limiter, cardioid pattern, phantom or battery. 9 30   90

 

 
Dynamic microphones


Shure SM 58 Vocal dynamic cardioid.  (picture) 6 20  60
Shure SM 57 Instrument dynamic cardioid.  (picture) 6 20  60
Sennheiser MD 421 Dynamic cardioid mic, adjustable bass, high SPL. 8 27  80
Sennheiser MD 504 compact drum mic, with clip to attach to drum rim.   (picture) 6 20  60
Beyer M201 Instrument dynamic hyper-cardioid. 6 20  60
A.K.G. D12 Large diaphragm bass instrument, dynamic cardioid  (picture) 10 33 100
Shure SM 10-A Headband mounted vocal dynamic.   (picture) 10 33 100



Mixers
Soundcraft 40 input Spirit-8, 8 groups plus stereo outputs, 4 band Eq (2 sweep mids), 6 aux sends (2 pre, 2 post, 2 switchable), inserts on inputs and outputs, 4 mute groups, 8 x 2 output matrix, phantom, meter bridge.   (picture) 70 240 700
Yamaha PM 1800, 16 inputs, 8 groups plus stereo outputs, 4 sweep Eq., 6 aux sends, 4 stereo aux returns, 8 mute groups, solo in-place, inserts on inputs and outputs (on separate jacks for send & return), 8 x 4 output matrix, phantom, meter bridge.   (picture) 50
170
500
Soundcraft Spirit Live 12-8. 12 mono mic/line inputs with 4 band Eq, 2 sweepable mid., 4 aux. sends,
main L & R outputs plus mono out, phantom power, headphone jack   (
picture)
  25  80 250
Soundcraft Spirit FX8. 8 mono mic/line inputs with 3 band Eq, sweepable mid., 2 stereo line inputs with 2 band Eq, 3 aux. sends plus send to built in Lexicon Fx.,
2 stereo group outputs plus main L & R, phantom power, headphone jack   (
picture)
  15  50 150
Audio Technica AT341 'SmartMixer'. 4 into 1 automatically turns mics up and down with switchable priority over-ride. Bussable for more than 4 mics, phantom.   (picture) 20  65 200
Soundcraft Spirit Folio Notepad. Rotary faders, 4 mono mic/line inputs with 2 band Eq, 2 stereo line / disc inputs with no Eq., 1 aux. send, phantom power, outputs on jacks, headphone jack   (picture)   10  33 100
A.S.C. Minx ENG OB mixer. Mains or PP3 battery operation including battery charger, 3 mic/line XLR inputs, separate engineer & presenter headphone outputs, limiter, osc & inbuilt talkback mic 8  26   80
Monitor mixer.
TAC Scorpion Monitor mixer, 30 inputs, 12 outputs, 4 band Eq. (2 sweepable mid), parametric Eqs on outputs, inserts on all inputs and outputs, phantom, meter bridge, XLR outputs incl. Engineer's monitor.   (
picture)
50 170 500
DJ mixers.
Several types available.
(Also see the Club / DJ Systems on our Complete Package Systems page.)
Basic DJ mixers. Various brands. 4 stereo inputs. All inputs & outputs: phonos.   10 33 100
Vestax PCV 175 DJ mixer.  Three stereo channels. Each with 2 or more inputs. 3 Eq on each input.
Separate mic input. Crossfader.
All inputs & outputs: phonos.   (
picture)
  15 50 150
Vestax PMC 55 DJ mixer.  Four stereo channels. Each with 3 switch selected inputs. 3 Eq on each input.
2 mic inputs, 2 independent Stereo outputs, effects loop, crossfader.
All inputs: phonos, main outputs: XLR.   (
picture)
  25 85 250
Pioneer DJM 500 DJ mixer.  Four stereo channels. Each with 2 switchable inputs. 3 Eq on each input.
Separate mic input. Effects. Beat Counter. Inputs: phono. Main outputs: phono, jack & XLR. Booth monitor output: phono.  (
picture)
  27 90 270
Pioneer DJM 600 DJ mixer.  Four stereo channels. Each with 2 switchable inputs. 3 Eq on each input.
Separate mic input. Sampler and effects. Beat Counter. Inputs: phono. Main outputs: phono, jack & XLR. Booth monitor output: phono.  (
picture)
  30 100 300
Pioneer DJM 800 DJ mixer.  Four stereo channels. Each with 2 switchable inputs. 3 Eq on each input.
Separate mic input. Sampler and effects. Beat Counter. Inputs: phono. Main outputs: phono, jack & XLR. Booth monitor output: phono.  (
picture)
  50 175 500
Pioneer DJM 900 Nexus DJ mixer.  Four stereo channels. Each with 2 switchable inputs. 3 Eq on each input.
Separate mic input. Sampler and effects. Beat Counter. Inputs: phono. Main outputs: phono, jack & XLR. Booth monitor output: phono.  (
picture)
  55 190 550


Mixer Accessories
Microphone multicore cables available separately for the above, see Accessories section below
Headphones. See
Communications section below.


Microphone accessories

   Please note that there is NO CHARGE for a microphone stand and microphone cable when they are ordered with a microphone.
Mic stand, telescopic, straight, folding legs. 2  7 20
Mic stand, telescopic, boom, folding legs. 2  7 20
V. short mic stand, telescopic boom, folding legs. 2  7 20
Microphone stand, telescopic, straight, with heavy circular base. 2  7 20
Table stand with v. heavy shock-resistant base. 1  3 10
Table microphone stand, several heights available. 1  3 10
Low profile floor mic stand. Mic is slung under a very low tripod. 1  3 10
Stereo bar (stereo pair of mics from one 3/8" thread). 1  3 10
Scaffolding clamp with 3/8" mic thread. 1  3 10
Shock-mount, elastic suspension, for most mic shapes. 3/8" thread. 1  3 10
Vr1 13" extension tubes for A.K.G. C451 mics - see `Capacitor Microphones'. 3 10 30
Vr2 50" extension tubes for A.K.G. C451 mics - see `Capacitor Microphones'. 6 20 60
Fishpole boom arm. Telescopic, 10' maximum length. Aluminium. Available in 3 or four sections. 4 13 40



Processors
  - Reverb & delay
     
Yamaha SPX1000 stereo digital reverb. Full control over all reverb parameters, delays, Harmoniser, limiter, gate, parametric EQ etc. 99 memories, true stereo, 5.9 sec delay/sample, 20kHz bandwidth, jack I/O, 19", 1U.   (picture) 22


75


220


Yamaha SPX-900 multi effects digital stereo processor. wide control of parameters, 99 memories, dual effects, 20kHz bandwidth, jack I/O, 19", 1U.   (picture) 18

60

180

Yamaha Rev-7 stereo digital reverb. Full control over all reverb parameters, 99 memories, 49 preset. 12kHz bandwidth, balanced XLR + unbal jacks, 19", 2U. 22

75

220

Yamaha D1030 digital delay, max 1.3 sec., mono, 3 separately delayed outputs with programmable Eq. on each output (for use as a crossover), XLR I/O, 19", 1U. 18

60

180



  - Equalisation
E.M.O. GE 60 Graphic equaliser, 2 x 30 band, phase-constant filters, 1/3 octave, XLR I/O, 19", 3U. 10

35

100

Yamaha Q2031 A Graphic equaliser, 2 x 31 band, 1/3 octave, XLR and jack I/O, Low frequency filter, 19", 2U.   (picture) 9

30

  90

Behringer PCM 8024 digital equaliser (graphic - 31 bands, parametric & feedback eliminator - 6 notches),
Eq memories. Real time analyser. Twin channel. XLRs, 2U.   (
picture)
  25 85 250
Sabine FBX 900 automatic feedback suppressor. Single channel, 9 notches, XLR, 1U.   (picture) 20 65 200


  - Dynamics
Drawmer DL 221 Compressor & independent limiter, 2 channels, XLR in & out, side chain inserts on 3 pole jack, 19" , 1U. 9

30

 90

Behringer Composer independent compressor, limiter and expander/gate, 2 channels, intelligent automatic attack and decay rates, jack and XLR ins & outs, side chain on jack, 1U. 9

30

 90

Behringer 9024 Ultra-Dyne multi-band compressor/limiter. Several programmes for maximising output levels. Processes audio in 6 frequency bands. 2 channels. XLR and jack in & out, 2U.  (picture) 18

60

 180

Behringer Ultra-Miser multi-band compressor/limiter. Several programmes for maximising output levels and compensating Eq. Processes audio in 2 frequency bands. 2 channels. XLR and jack in & out, 1U. 8

25

 80

Drawmer DS201 Noise Gate, frequency tunable trigger, 2 channels, jack in & out, 1U. 9 30  90


  - Noise Reduction
DBX 150 type I stereo encoder / decoder. 2 channels, jack ins & outs. 19", 1U.   10 35 100
Dolby 'A' 361 processor (stereo), 19" rack mount. 20 65 200


  - Crossovers
BSS 'Omnidrive' FDS 388 speaker management, equaliser, crossover, limiters, delays. Fully programmable for various speaker installations speaker systems. 2 x XLR inputs, 8 x XLR outputs, 2U. 10 35 100
DBX 'DriveRack' speaker management, equaliser, crossover, limiters. Fully programmable for various speaker installations speaker systems. 2 x XLR inputs, 6 x XLR outputs, 1U. 8 25   80
BSS FDS360 Stereo crossover, 2-way stereo/3-way mono/4-way mono, with limiters on each output band.
Available with crossover frequencies of 150, 200, 400, 600, 1k2, 4k or 6kHz. XLR I/O, 1U.
9

30

  90

Stereo crossover, 2-way stereo, fixed frequencies, optional time alignment cards for JBL 2" horn drivers, XLR I/O, 1U. 7

24

  70

Stereo crossover, 3-way stereo, with high & low freq limiters. Low frequency switchable to 200 or 400Hz, mid-high switchable to 2 or 4kHz, XLR, 1U. 9

30

  90

Stereo crossover, 4-way stereo, with limiters on low, mid & both high bands.
Frequencies: Low 200 or 400 Hz, mid 2k or 4 kHz, high 6k5 Hz. XLR I/O, 1U.
12

40

120

Bose equaliser / crossover for Bose 802 and 302 speaker systems. Stereo, XLR Inputs, Jack out, 1U. 7 24   70
BSS 'Soundweb' programmable processors, incl. equalisers, crossovers, limiters, delays. Fully programmable for various applications. 1U.   p.o.a.  



  - Sundries
Distribution amplifier. Selectable as stereo 2 into 4 or mono 1 into 8. XLR connectors, remote controllable. Balanced inputs, 19", 2U. 10
35
100
Distribution amplifier. Mono 1 into 8, all XLR connectors, limiter, fully balanced input and balanced floating outputs, 19", 1U 10
35
100



  - Test Equipment
 
Sound Meters
 
Bruel & Kjaer 2238 Matron Class 1 'Investigator' integrating sound level meter, & logger, with DAT audio recorder and event triggering and tripod mount with remote microphone.
A weighting. Simultaneous Fast and Slow time integration. Simultaneous RMS and peak detection. Measures SPL, Leq, Laf max, Laf min, Laf90, Laf1.
Equipment is in locked case for unattended and secure monitoring of environmental noise. Event trigger starts DAT recorder when threshold noise level is reached.
Logs Integrated measurements at defined intervals (between 1 second and 1 hour). Logged readings downloadable to PC.

 
80



 
 

 
250



 
 

 
800



 
 
Bruel & Kjaer 2238 Investigator Class 1 integrating sound level meter, & logger.
Supplied as meter only, as above but without DAT recorder and remote microphone.
60
 
200
 
600
 
Bruel & Kjaer 2250 Class 1 integrating sound level meter, analyser & logger, hand-held or tripod mounting, octave and third octave spectral analyser, event logging triggers.
Concurrently measures SPL, Leq, Ln (L90, L50, L1 etc).
Logged readings downloadable to PC.
70


 
 
215


 
 
700


 
 
Castle GA111 Class 1 integrating sound level meter with datalogging. Personal Noise Exposure logging.
May be hand-held or tripod mounted with integral mic, or worn in pocket with clip mic.
Measures SPL, Leq, Lep,d and provides Projected Dose over 8 hours. A weighting. Fast or Slow time weighting.
25
 
 
 85
 
 
 250
 
 
Iso-Tech logging sound level meter, hand-held.
A and C weightings. Fast or slow Time weightings. Logs SPL reading each second. Logged SPL readings downloadable to PC.
12
 
 40
 
 120
 
Gould 1421 Digital storage oscilloscope, 2 channel, 20MHz, plotter output 35 115    350
Phonic hand-held analyser, SPL, spectrum analysis, test tone generator, pulses, acoustic phase check etc. 8  27   80
PAT testing
Portable Appliance testing. Charged per item on a sliding scale of charges.
(Note that loose mains cables must be tested as separate items)
- 8 per single item
- 6 per item for 2-6 items
- 3 per item for > 7 items

8
6
3



Speakers

   Speaker powers are quoted as peak / continuous Watts.
   They may be powered by amplifiers which provide the peak power only if used with effective limiters.

   - full range P.A. speakers
J.B.L. 4756 full range / mid & high P.A. speaker.  2 x 12", 1 x 2" compression h.f. on constant directivity horn, 2 x v.h.f. bi-spherical. Bi-amped, 500 W l.f. 4ohms / 200 W h.f. 8ohms.
Crossover at 2k Hz.   (
picture)
24

80

240

J.B.L. 4612B Compact wide dispersion P.A. cabinet, 2 x 8" + 1 bi-spherical h.f., 200 Watts, 8 ohms, 60Hz - 21kHz. XLR M & F. Well suited to speech applications.
Optional fitting for Powerdrive tripod stands.
10

33

100

Martin Audio 'F15+'. 15" mid + compression h.f. horn 200 / 100W each, 8 ohm, 60-18kHz, XLR M & F. Complete with socket for optional tripod stands. 15

50

150

Logik Systems 'IS12'. 1 x dual-concentric Beyma 12" + compression h.f.  400 / 200W, 50-18kHz, bare ent terminals, 8 ohms. 10

33

100

Tannoy 'Puma'. 1 x dual-concentric 15" + compression h.f.  400 / 200W, 50-18kHz, XLR M & F., 8 ohms.
Available with hanging bracket.   (
picture)
10

33

100

Nexo PC1000 3-way mid-high compact cabinet.  1 x 15" 2 x 8" plus 1 x 1" compression h.f. on constant directivity horn. 600 / 300 Watts, 8 ohms.
Must be bi-amped with Nexo processor. NL4 Speakon.
16

55

160

Custom full range floor standing P.A. / side fill.  J.B.L. 2 x 15" plus 1 x 2" compression h.f. on constant directivity horn. 600 / 400 Watts, 4 ohms.
Either bi-amped or with internal passive crossover. XLR F. Wheeled.
16

55

160

Shermann Commando floor standing P.A.  2 x 15" bass, 7" mid horn + 1" h.f. on a c.d. horn.  (picture)
Bass: 600 Watts, 4 ohms. Mid-hi: 350 Watts, 8 ohms. Crossover at 600Hz. EP-5 M.
Wheeled trolley available.
22

73

220

Shermann Commando flying kit. 12 40 120
Custom full range floor standing P.A. / side fill.  Tri-amped system in two boxes (1 subs & 1 mid-Hi).
Bass: 2 x 18", speakon, 4 ohms. Mid: 2 x 15", 4 ohms. Hi: 1 x 10", 1 x 1.75", speakon, 8 ohms.
22 73 220
Bose 802.  Compact Wide range speaker. 400 / 300 Watts, XLR M x 2, 8 ohms.
Optional fittings for Powerdrive tripod stands.
 10 33 100

   - stage monitor speakers
Wedge floor monitor - compact Shermann Audio 1 x 12" + mid + h.f. 300 / 200 Watts, XLR or speakon, 8 ohms. 6 20   60
Wedge floor monitor - large, HK, bi-amped or passive, 2 x 12" + 2" 600 / 300 Watts, speakon, 4 ohms. 15 50  150
Wedge floor monitor - large, 2 x 12" + 2 h.f. bullets. 500 / 250 Watts, XLR, 8 ohms. 9 30   90
Wedge floor monitor - large, bi-amped, 1 x 15" + 8" + 1", L.f. : 600 / 300 Watts, 8ohms, H.f. 200/100 Watts, 8 Ohmsspeakon. 15 50  150
Drum-fill / side-fill tall monitor - 3-way, biamped, 2 x 15" + 8" + 1", 600 / 300 Watts, speakon, 8 ohms. Wheels. 18 60 180

   - monitor and personal listening speakers
Tannoy 'Little Red'. Full range studio monitor. Single dual-concentric 12" driver.   (picture) 8 27  80
Bose 101 compact personal monitor. 40 Watts, bare wire terminals. 5 17  50
J.B.L. Control 1 2-way compact personal monitor. 40 Watts, bare wire terminals.   (picture)
Fittings available to mount speakers on mic. stands or G-clamps.
5 17  50
H.K. IL 42T compact speaker, white. 100volt line, 30 Watts, bare-end push-fit terminals. 5 27  50
Powered Monitor Speaker
D.B. L 160 compact powered monitor speaker. 160 Watts, twin 5" dual concentric drivers, mic and line inputs.
15 50 150

   - component speakers
Bass.
Court/J.B.L. folded bass horn. Tuned ported compression chamber, 800/400 Watts, 4 ohms, 2 x JBL 2225 15" drivers. XLR. 30-300 Hz. Wheeled cabinet.
12 40 120
Court/J.B.L. Ported bass cabinet. Front loaded 2 x JBL 2225 15" drivers. 600/300 Watts, 4 ohms. XLR.
30-300 Hz. Wheeled cabinet.
 10 35 100
Precision Devices sub-bass. 1200/ 750 Watts, 1 x 21", speakon-8way. 8 ohms. Front loaded.
25-120Hz.   Wheeled cabinet.  
10 35 100
J.B.L. 4798 Triple chamber sub-bass. 1200/ 600 Watts, 2 x 18", speakon-8way. 4 ohms.
25-120Hz. Wheeled cabinet.   (
picture)
18 60 180
Custom 1 x 18" horn loaded bass bin, 18" driver, 800 Watts, speakon, 8 ohms 8 30   80
J.B.L. SB-2 passive sub-bass for use with Control 1 or Control 5.   (picture)
38 - 160 Hz, 340Watts total
One mono sub-bass speaker is used with a stereo pair of full range Control speakers.
6 20   60
High freq. horns.
J.B.L. 2445 compression driver in JBL 2385 constant coverage horns. 150 / 75 Watts. 2" diaphragm, XLR-4, 16 ohms, 1.5k - 20k Hz.  
 10 35 100

   - speaker accessories
100 volt line driving transformers, dual 100 Watt. 3 10  30
Powerdrive tripod stand. Suitable for speakers. Heights from 5' to 11' available. 2   7  20
Flying brackets etc also available for many speakers. Please ask. 3 10  50

   - outdoor speakers
45W open-air 12" re-entrant horn speaker. 80 - 12kHz, aluminium horn, integral 100 volt line transformer. Readily attached to scaff, tripod stands etc. 5

17

 50

30W open-air re-entrant horn speaker. Wide angle, easily paired for even wider dispersion. 450-10kHz, 8ohm or 100 volt line. 4

15

 45

Car roof system, 2 small horns, 1 mic, 12v amplifier, fitted. Powered from cigar-lighter. 26 50 160
Car roof system, 4 small horns on frame, attaches to roof rack, 1 mic, 12v amplifier, fitted. Powered from cigar-lighter. 36 90 250
See also outdoor systems listed in 'Package Systems' section      
Megaphone / loudhailer. Large. (excluding batteries :- 8 x size 'AA')   (picture) 10 30 100
Megaphone / loudhailer. Small (excluding batteries :- 8 x size 'AA')   (picture) 7 20  70



Communications

   - headphones
     
Beyer DT100 stereo headphone, closed ear, 400ohm, Jack or XLR plugs available. 4  13  40
Lightweight, stereo headphone, open ear, 400ohm, Jack plug. 3  10  30
Samson S-phone headphone amplifier, 4 channels, each with EQ and mix of own inputs, 2 overall stereo inputs, 3 headphone outputs per channel, stereo auxiliary input on each channel.
Units can be slaved for more channels/users.   (
picture)
10   35 100

   - two-way radios
ICOM two-way handportable radio, six channel, incl rapid charger. 8  25  50
Headset, boom mic & PTT switch for handportable radio. 2    7  20

   - prompting / auto-cue
Computer driven prompting & scripting systems available, with operator. Please phone for details.  

   - intercoms
Intercom outstation, beltpack with call light and Beyer DT109 headset. 5  17  50
Intercom power supply. Free standing, powers up to 10 outstations. 2    7  20
Intercom power supply and base station, 2 circuits, supports up to 10 outstations. 6  20  60

  
- telephones
Telephone to audio interface. Separate send (talk) and receive (listen) interfaces connecting to telephone line and XLR connections to audio system. (Two required to send and receive). 15  50 150
Coherent ConferenceMaster. Desktop telephone conferencing system.
Integral speaker and microphone allows several people to communicate with a remote location.
Uses any standard telephone line with socket.
30 100  300

Hearing  - induction loops

Induction loop amplifier, AVX PDA 1000, mic & line inputs on XLR,
phantom power, built-in compression, covers up to 550 sq. mtrs.
Loop cable also available on request.
40 135  400

   - translation / interpretation systems

Multi-channel simultaneous translation systems using infra-red transmission systems.
Lightweight headsets and receivers for delegates.    (Click here for translation system information)
From one to 16 languages running simmultaneously. Various interlanguage switching options possible.
Systems can be assembled with various conference microphone arrangements and C.C.T.V. to assist the translators and with either desk mics or headset mics for the translators.
Semi-sound-proof booths large enough for 1 or 2 translators, and semi-sound-proofed screens also available.

   Min. translation hire charge 200, please phone for details.



Recorders

DIGITAL
Sony DTC 1000 ES studio DAT recorder. Analogue I/O at line level on phono, digital I/O SPDIF, 48kHz sampling, 16 bit sampling.   (picture) 27  90 270
Panasonic SV 3700 studio DAT recorder. Shuttle wheel, Balanced XLR analogue I/O, XLR digital I/O IEC & AES/EBU, full ID & music scan facilities.   (picture) 28  93 280
Sony TCD-D8 minature portable DAT recorder.
Selectable sampling rates of 32, 44.1 and 48kHz. Mic & line inputs on phono connectors. Mains or battery (4 x AA battery) operation.
Up to 4 hours recording in long-play mode.   (
picture)
25
 
 85
 
250
 
Sony Mini Disc recorder/player MDS-JE530 20bit recording, 44.1kHz sampling, analogue I/O on phonos, digital optical I/O, digital phono input SPDIF, pitch control, large display. 15
 50
150
Marantz portable Mini Disc recorder/player PMD 650, XLR analogue I/O with phantom on mic I/ps, digital XLR o/p.
Long play mode gives double disc's recording time  (
picture)
35
115 
350
Sony PCM 701 processor. Will decode PCM digital audio recorded on VHS or Betamax recorders. -10dB in/out, phono, 16bits. 33 110  330



Amplifiers
     
POWER AMPLIFIERS
  Prices of amplifier hires are based on the power output and facilities of the amplifier.
  Other brands are available at the same prices as those shown below having the same output powers.

3000+Watts. 2 chans, 1600W 4ohm/1000W 8ohm, fan cooled, meters, XLR In, speakon, 2U. 28 95 280
2000Watts. 2 chans, 1000W 4ohm/ 600W 8ohm, fan cooled, meters, XLR In, speakon, 2U.
  (C-Audio, Yamaha or similar)  (
picture)
20 67 200
1500Watts. 2 chans, 750W 4ohm/ 525W 8ohm, fan cooled, XLR In, speakon, 2U.
  (Crest, Yamaha or similar)
18 60 180
1200Watts. 2 chans MOSFET, 600W 4ohm/ 380W 8ohm, fan cooled, meters, XLR In, speakon, 2U.
  (Crest CA-6, Yamaha or similar)
18 60 180
800Watts. 2 chans MOSFET, 400W 4ohm/ 265W 8ohm, fan cooled, meters, XLR I/O, 4U.
  (HH V800, 4U, Crest CA-4 or similar 2U)  (
picture)
14 48 140
600Watts. 2 chans MOSFET, 310W 4ohm/ 200W 8ohm, fan cooled, XLR I/O, 2U.
  (Yamaha or similar)
12 40 120
400/450Watts. 2 chans, 260W 4ohm/ 180W 8ohm, jack in, bare ends out, 3U.
  (C-Audio RA 1001 or similar)
10 33 100
400Watts. 2 chans, 200W 4ohm/ 160W 8ohm, jack in, jack out, 2U.  6 20  60
Quad 520, 2 chans, 150W 4ohm/ 150W 8ohm, XLR I/O, 2U. 8 27  80

MIXER AMPS
Mixer amplifier. 6 input channels, reverb, 150 W mono, 4ohms, I/O on jacks. 8 27  80
Mixer amplifier. 7 input channels, Dig. reverb, 2 x 200 W mono, 4ohms, 7-band Eq., I/O on jacks & XLR.  (picture) 12 40 120

BATTERY AMPS
Battery or mains mixer-amplifier with 6 mic & line inputs on XLR. 240v AC or 24v DC power.
Mono 120 Watt output, into 4 - 16 ohms or 100volt, bass & treble control.
10 33 100
Battery or mains mixer-amplifier with 3 mic & 2 line inputs on XLR. 240v AC or 24v DC power.
Mono 240 Watt output, into 100volt, bass & treble control.
12 40 120



Audio visual
     

PROJECTORS
Video data projector. NEC VT46 video and computer projection. 1100 lumens, 600x800 native resolution. Vertical keystone. 75 250 750
Hitachi video data projector. CP-SX1350 video and computer projection. 3500 lumens. 1400x1050 native resolution. Inputs: composite, component, VGA & S-Video Motorised zoom, Hor & Vert keystone, Lens Shift.
Choice of lenses: f80-144 (3.9-7.5:1), f31-46 (1.5-2.2:1), f23-31 (f1.1-1.5:1)
135 450  1350

CAMERAS
Sony CCD video camera, SSC-DC138P, colour, composite video, auto iris. 18  60   180
Sony low light CCD video camera, auto iris, removable I.R. filter. 14  47 140

MONITORS
B & W video monitor, Ikegami 9".  6  20   60
Colour 24", RGB and HDMI inputs.  6  20   60

PROJECTION SCREENS
Projection screen, 14' x 10'6" fastfold style (4:3 ratio), stud-mounted onto full frame 140 350 1000
Projection screen, 16' x 9' fastfold style, stud-mounted onto full frame 140 350 1000
Projection screen, 14' x 8' fastfold style, stud-mounted onto full frame 100 250  700
Projection screen, 12' x 9' fastfold style (4:3 ratio), stud-mounted onto full frame 100 250  700
Projection screen, 8' x 6' motorised retractable (4:3 ratio) 100 250  700
Projection screen, retractable. 7' x 6'. May require 2 Powerdrive stands. 85 200  600
Projection screen, retractable. 6'8" x 5'. retractable (4:3 ratio) 50 170  500
Projection screen, retractable. 6' x 4'6". May require 2 Powerdrive stands. 40 140  400
Projection screen, 6' x 4'6" fastfold style (4:3 ratio), stud-mounted onto full frame 85 200  600
Projection screen, floor standing tripod legs. 4' x 3' 40 100  280

SWITCHERS AND CONVERTERS
Audio visual distribution amplifier, 1U, 1 input & 1 video input into 8 audio & video outputs.  10  33 100
Audio visual switcher/router matrix, Kramer, 1U, selects from 8 VGA inputs to each of 8 VGA outputs.  10  33 100
Audio visual switcher, 2U, selects 1 of 8 audio & composite video inputs (1 of 4 in stereo). Remotely switchable.  10  33 100
Video scan converter, Kramer, Computer VGA XGA input (D-sub connector) converting to composite (PAL) output (phono) and to S video output (mini-DIN).  10  33 100
Cat5 Video converters, Abtus HDMI to Cat5 and Cat5 to HDMI and analogue audio.  4  15   40
SDI HD Video converters, SDI to HDMI and HDMI to SDI. (HD SDI on BNC connectors).  4  15   40
Video converters, VGA to HDMI and HDMI to VGA. (VGA on 'D'type connectors).  2  7   20
SDI HD Video converters, SDI to Analogue (composite, component or y-r-b). (HD SDI on BNC connectors).  2  7   20

SUNDRIES
Camera tripod, friction head. 1    3   10
Broadcast TV analogue receiver, 1U, composite output. (Requires video monitors and audio amplifier & speakers). 10  33 100



Playback

See also section headed 'Recorders' for tape & M.D. playback machines above.
Technics SL1200 Professional disc turntable, vari-speed, quartz control, rapid start & stop.
Supplied with Shure, Stanton or Ortofon cartridges. Cased.   (
picture)
25 85 250
C.D. Player. Denon DN C630. 19" rack mount, 2U, vari-speed. Programmable. Instant start.  (picture)  16  53 160
Pioneer DJ CD Player. Pioneer CDJ 1000, "vinyl emulator".  (picture) 35 125 350
Pioneer DJ CD Player. Pioneer CDJ 1000 Mk III "vinyl emulator".  also plays MP3 files. 40 130 400
Pioneer DJ CD Player. Pioneer CDJ 2000, "vinyl emulator". also plays files from USB 55 180 550
Twin CD Player. Denon DN 2100F. 19" rack mount, varispeed, rapid start, seperate players and controller,
DJ friendly.  (
picture)
20  67 200
Sony DAS 702ES High precision digital to audio converters, stereo. 8  27   80



Music Technology
     
Novation Supernova II polyphonic analogue emulator synthesiser. 24 voices, 4 octave keyboard, Gen MIDI. 8   27   80
Yamaha DX 11 FM synthesiser. 128 preset + 64 user instruments, 8 note polyphony, Gen MIDI. 8   27   80
Roland SP 404 portable sampler (mains or battery). Real time stereo recording. Built in effects. Pad triggers.
512 MB flash memory card included.
 10   33 100



Mains Distribution & Batteries
     
Mains distribution box, 32A single phase intake to 8 isolated 2x13A sockets plus 1x32A and 1x16A outlets, split load circuit breakers with E.L.C.B. and 6 individual M.C.Bs 15  50 150
Mains distribution, 32A single phase intake to 2 isolated 16A sockets, with E.L.C.B. and 2 individual M.C.Bs 12  40 120
Mains distribution, 32A single phase intake to 2 isolated twin 13A sockets, with E.L.C.B. and 2 individual M.C.Bs 10  33 100
Mains distribution, 16A single phase intake to 2 isolated twin 13A sockets, with E.L.C.B. and 2 individual M.C.Bs 8  27  80
Mains 3 phase break outs. Several sizes available
    128A to 3 x 63A sockets.
     63A to 3 x 63A sockets.
     63A to 3 x 32A sockets
12
10
 8
 40
 35
 27
120
100
 80
Mains distribution plug boards. 8 x 13Amp sockets. 1   3  10
Mains extension cable. 1.25mm, 13 Amps, 30 / 50 / 100 mtr, 13A fused connectors. 1   3  10

 
Mains extension cable. 2.50mm, 20 Amps single phase, 30 / 50 mtr, 16A Cee-Form blue connectors.
2   8  20
Mains extension cable. 4.00mm or 6.00mm, 32 Amps single phase, 30 mtr, 32A Cee-Form blue connectors. 5  15  50
Mains extension cable. 6.00mm, 51 Amps single phase, 100 mtr, 63A Cee-Form blue connectors. 15 40 150

 
Mains extension cable. 4.00mm, 32 Amps Three phase, 20 mtr, 32A Cee-Form red connectors.
 5  15  50

 
Mains extension cable. 2.50mm, 16 Amps 110volts single phase, 40 mtr, 16A Cee-Form yellow connectors.
 5  15  50
Mains step-up / step-down transformer. 110v / 240v, 1 Amp.  (picture)  4   17   40
Mains step-down transformer. Output at 110v from 240v, 27 Amp. Outlets on 110v yellow Cee-Form.  10  33 100
110 volt Mains Distribution. US-style socket blocks. Multiple sockets. 2   7  20
Mains isolation transformer. 8 Amps. 6  20  60
Batteries
  (Mains chargers available).
Lead-acid batteries, 20Ah (540 peak Amps), 12v.

2

   6 

 20
Lead-acid batteries, 3Ah (10hrs @ 300mA), 12v. 1    3   10
Power Inverter
DC to AC Power inverter, converts 12v DC to 240v AC, 300 Watts

 8

  28 

  80
DC to AC Power inverter, converts 12v DC to 240v AC, 1200 Watts (1000 W continuous, 2000 W peak surge)
 
18
 
  60 
 
180
 
Generators
Generators can be supplied, from 2 to 100kVA. Example costs:-
  14kVA, 1 or 3 phase, road-towable, semi-silenced. 16A and 32A Cee-Form connectors.
    3kVA, 1 phase, unregulated, unsilenced. 16A and 32A Cee-Form connectors.
Fuel consumed will be charged in addition to these costs.
Installations will normally also require Earth grounding stakes, Earth bonding wires and Consumer Units with circuit protection.


150
50

 
 


250 
100 

 
 


850
350

 
 



Accessories
Direct Injection
TP DI 1000 Active D.I. box, phantom or battery (PP3). Switchable 20dB pad & earth lift.   (
picture)

2

  7

 20
EMO E520 Passive D.I. box, switchable earth lift, instrument and speaker inputs.  1   3   5
Microphone accessory equipment
Phantom power supply unit. Single mic. EMO E720 battery powered. Uses 1 PP3 9v.

2

  7

 20
Phantom power supply unit. 8 channels 30 volts, mains powered.  6 20  60
Microphone splitter box. 6 channels of transformer isolation & splitting in EMO E340 19" rack panel.
1 output passes phantom power, the other has an earth-lift switch, both have phase reverse switches.  (
picture)
 6 20  60
Microphone splitter box. 22 channels of transformer isolation & splitting as above.  In addition to XLRs the box has EDAC connectors for our 27-way multicores on inputs and outputs. 22
 
75
 
220 
 
Talkover ducker with cue light. Used with paging mics with Push To Talk (PTT) switch and 5-pin DIN connector.
A remote commentator using a desk mic with a PTT switch causes a remote traffic light cue box to show "GO" and simultaneously "ducks" an audio signal on XLRs. Commentator's audio is transformer isolated and unaffected by the operation of the PTT switch.
Single channel ducking (can be used to fade out background music).
Uses a 12v PSU. Audio and cue lights use twin XLR cabling.
 25
 
 
 
85
 
 
 
250
 
 
 
Multicores
Multicore cable, Belden 6 way, 30 meters, XLR female stage box to XLR male flying leads

6

20

 60
Multicore cable, 10 way, 40 meters, XLR female stage box, XLR male flying leads.  10 33 100
Multicore cable, 12 way, 30 meters, XLR female stage box, XLR male flying leads.  12 40 120
Multicore cable, Belden 27 way, 45 meter length, XLR stage box each end, wired 16 input, 11 returns. (adaptors available).  19 65 190
Multicore cable, 24-way, 6 meter patch cable. XLR flying leads at both ends. 10 35 100
Multicore cable, Belden 27 way, 18 meter length, 2 XLR female stage boxes, XLR male flying leads, wired as 24 inputs & 3 returns. 12 40 120
Multicore cable, Belden 27 way, 30 meter length, as above. 15 50 150
Multicore cable, Belden 27 way, 48 meter length, as above.  20 70 200
Multicore cable, 27 way, 30 meter length, XLR male flying leads, EDAC multipin connector at female end (for 22 channel splitter box).  15
50
150
Multicore cable, Belden 27 way, 30 meter length, wired as 24 inputs & 3 returns, XLR male flying leads, 2 XLR female stage boxes (chans 1-6 & chans 7-27). 13
43
130
Multicore cable, 24-way, 70 meter length, on drum, wired as 22 inputs & 10 returns,
(i.e. 8 channels wired male and female at both ends).
28
93
280
Multicore cable, quad balanced audio (4-channels), rubberised, 150 meter length, on drum, wired as twin XLR 3-f to twin XLR 3-m 22
72
220
Multicore cable, twin balanced audio (2-channels), 48 meter length, wired as four XLR 3-f to four XLR 3-m  10
35
100
Lecterns
Lectern, table top, incl. fittings for mics.

 10

33

100
Lectern, floor standing, curved front, with flat surface for papers, incl 3 internal mic fittings.
(excludes podium / riser - see SteelDeck, below)
  27 90 270
Stageing
Stageing, folding 4' x 8' sections, 1 mtr. high.

15

50

150
Stageing, SteelDeck, 4' x 4' sections, adaptable heights.  15 50 150
Stageing, SteelDeck, 8' x 4' sections, adaptable heights.  30 100  300
Equipment stands
Unicol equipment stands, with platform for speakers, video monitors etc.

3

10

 30
Dexion frame, heavy duty 2.85 mtrs high. 12 40 120
Powerdrive equipment stands, with fittings for most speakers. 6' or 11'3" max heights. 2   7  20
Fully Sound-proofed booth suitable for voice applications (e.g. interpreters / translators), ventilation, door, window.
(Note these are large & heavy items)
125 420  1250 
Semi-Sound-proofed booth suitable for voice applications (e.g. interpreters / translators), one large window. 45 150  450 
Semi-Sound-proofed panels for voice applications (e.g. interpreters / translators), free-standing office partitions.  1   3    5
Cue lights
Cue light system. 12 channel desk with 12 outstations. Uses XLR cabling. (
picture)
2 Standby presets, 2 Go presets, plus momentary Go push buttons.
  25 85 250
Cue light. Single channel. Remotely switched 3-colour traffic light box. 12v PSU. Uses XLR 4-pin cabling.   2   7   20
       

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