PA System Hire
OTronics offers PA (Public Address) hire facilities for bands who need vocal or instrument backup, outside events such as sports days, fetes, fun days or any event similar.
Basic packages start from hiring a single amplifier and two speakers to a complete set-up of sound, processing and amplification.
As with our mobile disco service, a full written agreement and contract is agreed with each hire.
We are Public Liability Insured to £10 million and equipment is PAT-tested.
A skilled operator will be on site throughout the duration of the hire or as necessary to set-up equipment, make any announcements, and dismantle/pack away.
Below is a list of equipment that can be hired; most of which is flightcased as necessary. See the Equipment page for images of our core audio and lighting.
- x2 active speakers (400 watts RMS each) + stands if required. These can also be used as personal monitors.
- x2 passive speakers (300 watts RMS each) + stands if required.
- x2 floor-standing passive speakers (350 watts RMS each).
- x2 passive speakers (100 watts RMS each) + stands if required.
- Amplification - x1 Crown 760 watt (RMS) amplifier (x2 380 watt stereo), x1 Warrior 600 watt (RMS) amplifier (x2 300 watt stereo) and x1 Warrior 200 watt (RMS) amplifier (x2 100 watt stereo). Some guitar amplifiers are available: a 30 watt (RMS) Marshall with effects and an 80 watt (RMS) White Horse bass amplifier. Practice guitar amplifier also available.
- Mixing desk comprising of 4 microphone and 10 stereo inputs, 2 Aux’s and various outputs.
- x2 graphic equalisers.
- x3 Shure microphones (x2 PG48 and x1 SM58) complete with boom stands. Table-top and upright vocal stand also available.
- x2 radio microphones with boom stands.
- x4 CD players (dual CD player, 3-CD changer/recorder, and a single CD player).
- Portable Minidisc player/recorder.
- Professional FM/MW radio.
- Cables/connectors/adaptors of all types and sizes including Neutrik Speakon, banana plugs, XLR, 6.3mm TRS jack, RCA/phono, 3.5mm minijack, BNC etc. Extra speaker/microphone/instrument cables available.
- Mains extension cords.
- Small spot light with large tripod and/or other disco lighting if required (for bands or other events).
- 600 watt smoke machine.
- Various problem-solving boxes, limiters, effects, spares, etc. If it’s not listed here, ask.
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