Kit List

Here is the equipment I use for my sound, lighting and AV work. It’s listed here for geeks and project collaborators! You may like to see my services page instead.

Sound Equipment

Active Speakers

Passive Speakers and Amps

Mixing & Stage Boxes

DIs and Interfaces

USB Interfaces

Sennheiser Evolution Wireless Radio Microphones

Channel 38/band GB (606-648MHz):

  • 4x Sennheiser SKM100-835 G3 handheld radio microphones.
  • 4x Sennheiser SK100 G3 beltpacks with headset and lavalier mics.
  • 8x Sennheiser EM100 G3 receivers, racked in fours, with an antenna distribution amp

Channel 70/band E (licence free):

  • 1x SKM100 G3 handheld radio microphone with 845 (hypercardioid) and 865 (hyerpcardioid condenser) capsules
  • 1x EM100 G3 receiver

Antennas

  • 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
  • 2x Heavy desk stands
  • 5x Heavy XLR desk bases (1 switched)

Battery and Waterproof PA

Lighting Equipment

It’s an LED-based lighting rig.

Wash Lights

QuantityFixtureColoursPowerWaterproof
2Stagg LED Profile (spot)WW60W
2LEDJ Omni WA36 (stage wash)white/amber108W
4American DJ 5P Hex (stage wash)RGBWAUV60W
2American DJ 12P Hex (stage wash)RGBWAUV144W
4American DJ Ultra Hex Bar 6 (bar of 6)RGBWAUV60W
4American DJ 18P Hex IP (stage wash)RGBWAUV216WY
4QTX HIPAR 100 (stage wash)RGBAW105WY
4QTX High Power LED PAR (stage wash)RGBW180W

Effects Lights

QuantityModelTypePowerFeatures
4Varytec Hero Spot 60Moving head spot60WColour, rotating gobos, fixed prism
4Equinox Fusion 120 Zoom MKIIMoving head wash84WRGBW zoom
4GenericMoving wash head105WRGBW
2American DJ Inno Pocket ScanCompact dancefloor effect12WColour and gobo wheels
2American DJMoonflowersWhite

Haze

  • American DJ Entour Faze Jr (haze machine)

DMX Controllers (Lighting Desks)

  • Zero 88 FLX S24 DMX desk (48 fixtures, 1 universe, iPad monitor/remote)
  • Zero 88 Jester 12/24 DMX desk (24 channels, memory stack, 512 channel backup desk function)
  • Zero 88 Frog DMX desk (48 channel,  presets, submasters & cue stack) with monitor & keyboard
  • Generic 6-channel scene setter
  • Wireless DMX with 3 receivers
  • DMX cables (1x 20m, 1x 10m, 7x 5m, 10x 2m, 8x 1m)

Utility Lighting

  • 4x 50W Warm white LED outdoor flood lights (16A plugs)
  • 4x 22W Neutral white LED outdoor flood lights (13A plugs)
  • 40m ConnectPro LED festoon IP65

Lighting & Speaker Stands

AV Equipment

Projection

Video Capture & Processing

  • 2x Canon XA11 professional video cameras (HDMI, full HD)
  • Canon Legria HF R56, R57 & M56 video cameras(HDMI, full HD)
  • 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)
  • Kramer VM-4HN 1-in, 4-out HDMI distribution amplifier
  • CYP HDMI splitters (2x two-output, 1x four-output)
  • Kramer VP-3 XL video distribution amp UXGA (1:3)
  • 2x 20m SVGA video cables
  • 4x Velbon camera tripods
  • 7″ video monitor (4k input, video assist functions)
  • 2x 10″ computer/video monitor (HDMI & analogue)
  • 2x Magewell HDMI USB encoder (for web casting)
  • Kramer HDMI extenders (using network cables)
  • HDMI leads and laptop HDMI adapters
  • iPhone/iPad HDMI video output adapter

Video Lighting

  • 2x Neewer 40W LED light panels, variable white, battery/mains
  • 5x 10W LED light panels, white/colour, battery

Presentation Aids

Recording

  • 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

Single-phase only.

  • PCE IMST Power distro 32A in, 32A + 4x 16A out
  • 2x distro boards 16A to 6x 13A
  • 32A and 16A power leads and splitters
  • 13A adapters and distribution

Event Equipment