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

PA Speakers


RCF TT+ Compact PA system

RCF Large Venue PA

Other Speakers

Mixing & Stage Boxes

DIs and Interfaces

USB Interfaces

Microphones

Sennheiser Evolution Wireless Radio Microphones

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

  • 3x Sennheiser SKM500-935 G4 handheld, with MMD-935 capsules
  • 1x Sennheiser SKM-300-865 G4, with MME-865 capsule (all capsules interchangeable)
  • 1x Sennhesier SKM-100-835 G3 with MMD-835 capsule
  • 4x Sennheiser SK100 G3 beltpacks with headset and lavalier mics
  • 5x Sennheiser EM100 G3 receivers, four of which in a rack with an antenna distribution amp

Antennas

Wired Microphones

Mic Stands and Cables

All my standard XLR mic cabling is Van Damme cable with Neutrik connectors. I probably have around 300m total, with plenty at 2m, 3m, 6m and 10m lengths.

  • 15m 8-way XLR multi
  • 4x Ethercon 4-way XLR breakout kits and variable lengths of van Damme Tourcat Ethercon cables
  • 4x K&M 25900 short grey telescopic boom stands
  • 8x K&M 21080 tall grey telescopic boom stands
  • 8x generic standard height boom mic stands
  • 2x Telescopic short boom stands
  • 4x Fixed short boom stands
  • 2x Heavy base desk stands
  • 5x Heavy XLR desk bases (1 switched)

Battery and Waterproof PA

Lighting Equipment

It’s an LED-based lighting rig.

Wireless Battery Lights

QuFixtureColoursPowerIPLink
8LEDJ QB1 Hex IP (uplighters)RGBWAUV48WYW-DMX
8Chauvet Freedom H1 (magnetic lights)RGBAWUV10WD-Fi
8Chauvet Freedom Centerpiece (table centrepiece light)RGBW6WYD-Fi
8Chauvet EZPin Spot (magnetic spot/flood)W5W
2Showtec Eventspot 1600 Q4 (uplighters)RGBW48WYW-DMX
4Chauvet Freedom SticksRGB6WD-Fi

Stage Lights

QuFixtureColoursPowerIP
2Stairville CLB5 6P Compact LED Bar of 6RGB WW168W
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

Effects/Moving Lights

QuantityModelTypeLED PowerFeatures
8Abstract X Lite Pro2m LED effects sticks30W per tubeRGBW LEDs, advanced pattern generator
4Chauvet Professional R1 BeamwashBeam / wash zoom moving head280WRGBW combined wash and beam, <6kg
4Prolight Fusion Spot 200Moving head spot200WColour, rotating gobos, rotating prisms, zoom
4Varytec Hero Spot 60Moving head spot60WColour, rotating gobos, fixed prism
4American DJ Inno Pocket ScanCompact scanner12WCombined colour and gobo wheel
2Chauvet DJ Obsession HPIntelligent moonflower100WColour, rotating gobos and rotating beams
2American DJMoonflowersWhite

Omega clamps, half-couplers and lighting bar hooks. Safety bonds.

Haze

  • ADJ Entourage flight-cased 1400W fazer
  • ADJ Entour Faze Jr (haze machine)

DMX Controllers (Lighting Desks)

Flood and Festoon Lighting

  • 4x 50W Warm white LED outdoor flood lights (16A plugs)
  • 4x 22W Neutral white LED outdoor flood lights (13A plugs)
  • 50m warm white outdoor LED festoon (44 watts per each 10m) (pics/video)
  • 80m ConnectPro LED festoon IP65 (7 watts per each 10m)
  • ConnectPro fairy lights
    • 20m warm white
    • 10m warm white inc. sparkle bulbs
    • 10m multicolour

Lighting & Speaker Stands

  • Speaker distance poles
    • Wind-up speaker distance pole M20 base
    • K&M Telescopic tall distance pole M20 base
  • K&M heavy round M20 base

AV Equipment

Projection

Video Capture & Processing

  • 4x Zowietek PTZ 30x Cameras and Controller
  • Canon HF G26 video camera (HDMI, full HD)
  • Canon Legria HF M56 video camera (HDMI, full HD)
  • Roland V-8HD HDMI video mixer/switcher
  • Kramer 4 input, 8 output 19″ HDMI Matrix
  • 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
  • 2x Lilliput 7″ video monitor (4k input, video assist functions)
  • Lilliput 5″ video monitor (full HD)
  • Portable 13.3″ monitor, full HD
  • 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

  • Neewer 58W LED panel, variable white, mains
  • 2x Neewer 40W LED light panels, variable white, battery/mains
  • 5x 10W LED light panels, white/colour, battery

Presentation Aids

  • Interspace MicroCue2 presentation remote clicker (2 remotes)
  • Interspace Indicator 2 wired dual traffic light cue light system
  • Interspace ComboCue 2 wireless cue light system
  • Presentation laptops
  • Lectern (aluminium truss style) 1.3m high

Recording

  • SQ-5 and DM3 can record to USB sticks directly.
  • SQ-5 and DM3 have multichannel USB interfaces
  • Tascam DR60D Mk II digital recorder

Power

Single-phase only.

  • PCE IMST Power distro 32A in, 32A + 4x 16A out
  • Rubber Box Co distro board 32A to 6x 13A
  • 3x distro boards 16A to 6x 13A
  • Approx 50m of 32A/6mm2 cable
  • 16A power leads and splitters
  • 13A adapters and distribution

Lithium battery 230V power stations

Event Equipment