Hire - Sound
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All hires trade under 'BrightStar Light & Sound', adhearing to terms and conditions, and our price match policy. If there is something you need you can't find, please feel free to get in touch with us and we do our best to accomidate your needs.
Speakers & Amps
IMG STA-700 AmpThe IMG Stage Line STA-700 power amp can be used as a disco amplifier for mobile DJ's or can be used as a PA amplifier with bands and solo artists. When used in conjunction with similar amplifiers and controllers it can be part of a large PA rig. It is 2x 200w (8Ω) and 2x275w(4Ω). Inputs are 6.35mm jack and RCA Phono, outputs are Speakon, 6.3mm Jack or Terminal.
Peavey IPR1600 AmpOur Lightest weight amp, that packs a punch! Only 2.8kg, but outputting up to 1800w
530W RMS x 2 at 4 ohms
900W RMS x 2 at 2 ohms
Two independent crossovers
Combi 6.35mm Jack/XLR inputs, Speakon outputs
EV S-40 Compact MonitorDelivering high performance in an ultra-compact package, the S series is ideal for both distributed and near-field applications requiring high-quality sound.
100w passive compact monitor, speakon inputs and thru
Logitech Computer SpeakersA pair of small powered speakers ideal for use as console monitors in the FOH booth
13a plug 3.5mm jack connection
All In One PAExclusive to the BrightStar hire shop - the QTX QR12 is complete PA solution, comprising of a powered speaker with USB MP3 media player & 2 wireless microphone receivers built in. Need more inputs? No problem there is also a RCA line in for iPods and simmilar, as well as 2 microphone inputs, for wired mics or DIs. The system is on wheels with a telescopic handle, and has an internal battery power source for up to 8 hours use. Choose between handheld of headset mics.
Microphones & DI Boxes
Shure SM58The legendary Shure SM58 vocal microphone is designed for professional vocal use in live performance, sound reinforcement, and studio recording. Its tailored vocal response for sound is a world standard for singing or speech. A highly effective, built-in spherical filter minimizes wind and breath "pop" noise. A unidirectional (cardioid) pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while minimizing unwanted background noise.
Shure Beta 58aThe Beta 58A dynamic vocal microphone is precision-engineered for live performance and project studio recording. A tailored frequency response accentuates vocals, and the supercardioid pattern isolates from other sound sources.
Sennheiser MD431IIMany people consider the MD 431 II Sennheiser's best dynamic mic for live vocals. But here's an insider tip: recording engineers are using the MD 431 II on snare drums for a bright, crisp sound! This mic works in live performance and in the studio. Frequency response - 40Hz-18kHz
Shure SM57The legendary Shure SM57 is exceptional for musical instrument pickup and vocals. With its bright, clean sound and contoured frequency response, the SM57 is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording.
The SM57 has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern that isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise. In the studio, it is excellent for recording drums, guitar, and woodwinds.
Sennheiser MD421IIExtremely versatile, robust legendary cardioid microphone. Easy handling due to pronounced directivity. Clear sound reproduction. For most recording conditions and broadcasting applications. Five-position bass control.
AKD D112 Bass MicThe D112 has earned a well-deserved reputation as the best kick drum microphone available. Heavy-footed drummers are thrilled with the D112´s ability to handle up to 160dB SPL without distortion. The diaphragm has a low resonance frequency to maintain a solid and powerful response below 100Hz. A narrow band presence boost at 4kHz punches through dense mixes with forceful impact
The D112 is also an excellent choice for use with bass cabinets and trombones.
AKG SE300B with CK91A high-performance small-diaphragm condenser microphone is a combination of the Blue Line Series CK91 and the SE300B pre-amplifier. The microphone has a cardioid polar pattern, a low self-noise and very good transient response for a bright and brilliant sound. Perfect for string, and wind instruments as well as use of percussion cymbals
Behringher C2 (Pair)Small but mighty, these little condenser microphones are perfect for drum overheads, piano, strings and wind instruments
Supplied as a matched pair
Audio Technica U853AHanging microphones designed for choir use, they can be positioned as hanging, or on stands with adaptors that come with each mic as part of the hire. ideal for pick up of large groups of chorus members on stage when each member is not individually mic'd
Audio Technia AT-8035A Line + Gradient Condenser Microphone that is well-suited for outdoor recording, video production and broadcast audio acquisition. Suited for both boom & handheld use, it provides the narrow acceptance angle desirable for long-distance sound pickup, featuring excellent sound rejection from the sides and rear of mic and switchable low-frequency roll-off. It operates on battery or phantom power.
Shure MX393/s PZMPZM boundary microphones with a supercardioid pick up. These microphones are perfect to pick up overall noise on stage, or in a conference room or podium set up, small and compact they can be hidden out of sight.
Tbone Ovid CC100Condenser Clip Microphone, with flexible gooseneck and a selection of instrument attachments for string and wind instruments.
NJD NJ755AAA retro elvis/50s style mic, perfect for use for vocalists in a rockabilly, swing, or 50s style show or tribute act, also great as a prop. XLR insert in the base and mic stand screw thread
YPA MicrodotOur basic headset mic, discrete and perfect for musical theatre. This headset comes standard with all our belt pack microphone hires.
Fitted with either a T4 connector to fit Shure, Trantec & Line 6, or
fitted with a locking jack for Sennheiser.
Sennheiser MKE2 GoldThe Sennheiser MKE 2 Gold Series lavalier microphone is an industry favorite for everything from stage performances to video shoots, or wherever an unobtrusive microphone is crucial. With an omnidirectional polar pattern, wide frequency range, and high sensitivity response, this microphone is ideal for any high-quality audio needs.
Fitted with a T4 connector to fit Shure, Trantec & Line 6. Jack adapters for Sennheiser packs available at no extra cost
IMG DIB-100 Passive DIPassive DI
6.35mm Jack input and XLR (Male) output. Ground lift switch and 3-fold attenuation switch (0/-20/-40dB)
Wireless Microphones & RF
KAM KWM6 HandheldClear & crisp wireless microphone and receiver unit in the VHF range, ideal for vocals and speaking. Both a balanced xlr and unbalanced 6.35mm jack output. Microphone has a power and mute switch.
Line 6 XD-v55 SystemOur XD v55 systems come with a standard skin colour headset, belt pack transmitter, and receiver unit.
Transmitter runs on a 2.4GHz system, with 12 selectable channels.
The warm crisp sound, makes these perfect for plays and musical theatre, ask us about upgrading microphones from the standard headset to more discreet face/hairline mics.
Shure ULX SM58 SystemThe industry standard and much loved Shure SM58 microphone, but with the freedom of wireless
Recording & Playback
KAM KCD500 TwinThe KAM KCD500 dual CD deck is sure to surprise, offering anti-shock performance and the ever handy loop function
Sandisk 4GB MP3 PlayerA small pocket size MP3 player. 4GB of storage, which will hold approx. 1000 songs. budget play back device for shows or events.
Behringer Ultragraph ProThe Behringher Ultra-Graph Pro is a 31 band dual channel graphic equalizer, with a high and low pass filter. The dual 12-segment LED chains can display either input or output level, and each EQ section can be bypassed for quick comparisons. An excellent piece of kit for shaping the sound to
your specific requirements. Inputs and outputs are 3pin XLR and ¼” jack. 19” rack mountable; 2u.
Lexicon MPX-200A stereo dual channel processor, that includes a digital compressor. The digital compressor is available in all 240 presets, simultaneously providing up to two effects and compression. The MPX-200 offers a full range of MIDI controls such as Program Change, MIDI bulk dump, and an easy Learn mode that allows MIDI patching of up to 5 front pannel controls
Bose ControlSpace SP-24The Bose ControlSpace SP-24 sound processor makes optimizing 2x4 installed and portable sound systems easy. Use the purposefully simple front panel interface for basic operations, or the intuitive SP-24 Editor software for full access to all signal processing settings.
Soundcraft EFX-12The Soundcraft EFX will find itself in many applications including live music, recording, churches and multi-speaker installations.
The Soundcraft EFX mixer uses the same AudioDNA® processor featured in many of the Digitech® and Lexicon outboard equipment including the highly respected Lexicon MX400 processor. With over 35 years experience, the Lexicon name is synonymous with the best reverb and processing in the business
Yamaha 03D Digital ConsoleThe Yamaha 03d is a compact digtial mixer. It comes with a CD8-AD expansion card installed allowing total of 24 inputs (plus 2 track input), main stereo left and right out, 4 aux & 4 bus outputs, as well as a stereo monitor out for the engineer. Motorized faders and up to 50 scenes are able to be stored
10W MegaphoneEasy to use and has a siren feature.
Great for school sports days, outdoor scouting events and crowd control.
Microphone Straight StandStraight adjustable height mic stand, with round base, we have both chrome and black in stock (Mic Clip not supplied)
Microphone Short Boom StandReduced height boom arm mic stand, with a tripod base, we have both chrome and black in stock (Mic Clip not supplied)
Microphone Boom StandAdjustable height boom arm mic stand, with a tripod base, we have both chrome and black in stock (Mic Clip not supplied)
Cables & Adaptors
Multicores & Snakes4x XLR 3m/5m Snake
8x Stereo Jack - XLR Female 5m Snake
8x XLR 10m Snake
8x XLR 10m Multicore
6x Send 2x Return XLR 25m Snake
12x Send 4x Return 22m XLR Multicore
16x Send 4x Return 28m XLR Multicore
16x Send 4x Return 30m XLR Mulitcore Drum
22x Send 6x Return 50m XLR Multicore Drum