Kit List

Sound Equipment


Mixing & Stage Boxes

  • Allen & Heath SQ-5 Digital Desk (48 inputs (16 local), 36 buses, FX and processing, 17 faders, PC and iPad remote, USB multitracking)
  • DX168 Stage Box (16 in, 8 out, 96kHz)
  • 20m lengths of Ethercon for desk to stage
  • Behringer X-Air XR12 Digital Mixer (4 mic, 8 line, requires PC or tablet for control)
  • Soundcraft EPM8 (8 mic, 2 stereo line)
  • Soundcraft Spirit Folio Notepad (4 mic, 2 stereo line)
  • Soundcraft Spirit Folio PowerPad (4 mic, 2 stereo line + 2x 35W amp)
  • Behringer Xenyx 302USB mini mixer

DIs and Interfaces

Radio Microphones

Sennheiser EW100 G3 series, channel 38/band GB (606-648MHz):

  • 4x Sennheiser SKM100 G3 handheld radio microphones.
  • 4x Sennheiser SK100 G3 beltpack radios with headset and lavalier mics.
  • 4x Sennheiser EM100 G3 receivers, racked, with an antenna distribution amp

These are high quality sets with good range, reliability and sound. The receiver reports audio signal strength, radio signal strength and microphone battery level. Racked with an antenna distribution.

Sennheiser EW series channel 70/band E (licence free):

  • 1x SKM100-845 (hypercardioid) G3
  • 1x EM100 and 1x EM500 G2 receivers

Antennas & DAs

  • 4x Sennheiser A1031 paddle antennas (passive omni, 450-960 MHz)
  • 2x Lintec dipole (directional Ch 70)

Wired Microphones

Mic Stands and Cables

All my XLR mic cabling is Van Damme cable with Neutrik connectors. I probably have around 300m total, with plenty at 6m and 10m lengths.

  • 2x Telescopic short boom stands
  • 4x Fixed short boom stands
  • 14x Standard height boom mic stands

Battery and Waterproof PA

  • 120W and 60W 100V mixer-amplifiers (mains or battery)
  • Matching batteries
  • 4x Adastra 15W 100V horns
  • 6x TOA CS-304 30W 100V horns

Lighting Equipment

It’s an LED-based lighting rig, with 3.5m tripods for rigging.

DMX Control

  • Zero 88 Frog DMX desk (48 channel,  presets, submasters & cue stack) with monitor & keyboard
  • Generic 6-channel scene setter

Utility Lighting

  • 4x 50W Warm white LED outdoor flood lights (16A plugs)
  • 4x 22W Neutral white LED outdoor flood lights (13A plugs)

AV Equipment

  • Panasonic PT-VW530 LCD Projector (5,000 lumen, 1280×800 widescreen, HDMI & analogue)
  • Optoma DLP projector (2,500 lumen, 1280×800 widescreen, HDMI & analogue)
  • Nobo pull-up tripod projector screen 1.5×1.0m / 16:10 (67″ diagonal)
  • Celexon lightweight tripod projector screen 1.72×1.08m / 16:10 (80″ diagonal)
  • Roland V-1HD HDMI video mixer/switcher (full HD)
  • Kramer VP-729 presentation switcher/scaler (HDMI, VGA, etc. + network control)
  • Kramer VP-728 presentation switcher/scaler (HDMI, VGA, etc.)
  • HDMI matrix switch (4 inputs x 2 outputs, 1080P)
  • 2x CYP HDMI splitters (1:2)
  • Kramer VP-3 XL video distribution amp UXGA (1:3)
  • 2x 20m SVGA video cables
  • Panasonic Legria HF R56, R57 & M56 video cameras (HDMI, full HD)
  • 2x 10″ computer/video monitor (HDMI & analogue)
  • Magewell HDMI USB encoder (for web casting)
  • 2x Neewer 40W LED light panels, variable white, battery/mains
  • 5x 10W LED light panels, white/colour, battery
  • HDMI leads and laptop adapters
  • iPhone/iPad HDMI video output adapter
  • Interspace Mastercue V5 USB presentation remote clicker
  • Presentation laptops
  • Projector/laptop stands


  • SQ-5 & Behringer digital desks can record to USB sticks directly.
  • SQ-5 has a 32×32 USB interface
  • Tascam DR60D Mk II digital recorder


  • Power distro 32A in, 32A + 4x 16A out
  • 32A and 16A power leads and splitters