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Sound system hire Skipton, north Yorkshire.

Skipton / Ilkley / Harrogate

PA system hire

I hire PA sound systems suitable for small to medium sized events (up to 500 people) such as:

  • Weddings
  • Private parties
  • Gala’s
  • Live bands
  • DJ’s
  • Outdoor parities & events
  • Corporate events
  • Company meetings
  • Funerals

If you are putting on an event that requires a PA system, I can help. I will supply, deliver & setup (plus engineer & mix if required) a professional PA system, ideal for small/medium venues and halls. Using a decent quality PA system and microphones can ensure the perfect sound for your event.

One of the paybacks to spending a big part of your life working as a professional musician is ending up with a truck load of high end sound & music technology. I put this equipment to good use by hiring it out to individuals, businesses & venues.

The PA system & any other hired equipment will be delivered, setup & sound checked for you with a quick tutorial on how to use it, so that you don’t need to worry about any technical aspects. I am based in Skipton & can deliver within a 15 mile radius including: Ilkley, Harrogate, Keighley, south Yorkshire Dales etc.

Call me on 07985 433 090 or email: jake@jakerichard.co.uk

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Rate card 2022

I have a standard PA hire package suitable for most events, you just need to bring a laptop or phone to plugin so that you can play your own music, or if you prefer we can provide a tablet with Spotify  installed.  A decent quality microphone for speeches, plus all leads & adapters will be supplied.

PA Hire / Standard booking
£160 for 24 hours
  • 2x Electro Voice ZLX15P 1000W Powered speakers (total output 2KW)
  • 2x Speaker stands
  • 16 Channel mixing desk (Mackie) or 12 channel mixing desk (Allen & Heath)
  • 1x Microphone & stand (Shure SM58)
  • Any required leads to plug in a music player such as a phone, mp3 player, laptop etc.
  • Delivered & setup within 10 miles of Skipton, picked up 24 hours later.

The minimum hire period for any AV equipment is 24 hours, minimum hire cost for a drop off & setup is £100.

All bookings require a £100 refundable cash deposit & proof of ID / address.

Please read my PA hire terms & conditions before hiring the PA.

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Additional equipment hire

1x Bluetooth receiver...£5
2x Wireless microphones Shure SM58, 100M range...£55
2x Wharfedale Titan 500W Powered speakers (perfect for smaller events or back-line monitoring)...£75
12 Channel mixing desk (Soundcraft)...£25
Additional wired vocal microphones & mike stands (Shure SM58)...£10
Instrument microphone & mike stand (Shure SM57)...£10
Studio condenser microphones from Joe Meek, AKG & Neumann...From £35
LED stage lights – 4x multi coloured sound to light or DMX controlled Par Cans...£25
1x laptop with music playout software + 10,000 tracks ...£10
1x Drawmer MX30 mastering limiter/compressor...£10
1x Drawmer DL221 instument / vocal compressor...£10
1x Behringer feedback destroyer...£10
1x Portable digital audio recorder, (Zoom H5) record your events sound...£15
Back-line amps from Mark Bass & Fender ...From £45
Telephone audio interface - Plug in a landline phone into the PA...£5
Android tablet with Spotify...£10

Call me on 07985 433 090 or email: jake@jakerichard.co.uk

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FAQ's

Can I dismantle or move the PA

No. dismantling or moving the pa system can only be undertaken by us, it invalidates our insurance & we have had issues in the past where a PA system that has been moved has been connected up wrong. You may lose your deposit if anything is damaged.

We are getting married in the Yorkshire Dales, can you supply a PA system for speeches & so we can play our own music?

Yes! We have supplied PA systems for the growing Yorkshire Dales weddings industry & over the years have built relationships with many of the local wedding venues including:

  • Broughton Hall
  • Eden at Broughton
  • East Riddlesden Hall
  • Falcon Manor
  • Kilnsey Park Estate
  • Ripley Castle
  • The Priests House, Barden
  • The Devonshire Arms, Bolton Abbey
  • Thornton Hall
  • Utopia at Broughton

As long as it is secure & dry, we are equally happy setting up PA systems in a marquee in the middle of the Yorkshire Dales national park.

Will you operate the PA for us?

If you would rather leave the technical stuff in the hands of a experienced sound man, you can hire me to do the live sound for your event. Having in the past worked both as a sound engineer & video mixer/editor I am well placed to offer a professional freelance sound service. As well as having great ears, I am calm & discrete.

What can I plug into the mixing desk?

The mixing desk is designed to take signals from microphones, music players, laptops & some musical instruments. Please check with us before plugin in something which you are unsure about as it might damage the equipment.

Can you supply bigger PA systems?

I can supply PA systems 20k & above with a full sound team, contact me for details.

What they say about me

Testimonials

Thank you so much for today. Your system was perfect!! You were brill. Loads of folk were also saying how great it all sounded.

Eastburn Fitness Centre
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