Gearhouse Broadcast Rental Rate Card

Gearhouse Broadcast Rental Rate Card
Rate Card
September 2014
Gearhouse Broadcast Renal Rate Card
Our people are dedicated, committed and rich in product knowledge, which can prove invaluable when you are
faced with budget restrictions. They can provide technical consultancy to help you meet your production needs.
You can even outsource your full requirements to them, including crewing.
We aim to add value by offering services to supply operators for cameras, editing, disk recorders, or even look after
your audio requirements. If you are uncertain about a piece of equipment you can come and visit our facilities
where our trained technical operators will be only too happy to give you a demonstration of the equipment and
answer any questions you may have.
We continue to invest in new equipment, especially high definition and audio. Our inventory is constantly expanding
as new equipment becomes available - Gearhouse Broadcast is determined to stay at the cutting edge of new
Gearhouse Broadcast’s Equipment Rental division is continuously expanding its resources and product portfolio.
Why choose us
• 24 hour support
• Consultancy
• Flexibility
• Long Term Rental
• Outsourcing Capabilities
• People
• Price
• Product Range
• Reliability
• Technical Expertise
Specialists in:
• Documentaries
• Light Entertainment
• Music
• News
• Outside Broadcast
• Reality TV
• Sport
• Studios
Clients include:
• Bow Tie Television
• Input Media
• NEP Visions
• Pinewood Studios
• Riverside Studios
• SIS Live
• Sky Sports
• Talkback Thames
• Televideo
We work closely with the manufacturers of broadcast equipment including, Canon, EVS, Link Research,
Panasonic, Pinnacle, Sennheiser, Sony, Grass Valley Group and many more. This ensures that market needs are
always met, updating our rental stock regularly to reflect the creative needs of the market.
We have been active in the broadcast industry for over a decade, and are well established in the market place in
the UK, USA, Australia, India and Qatar.
Client Testimonials
Simon Honey
Head of TV Studio Operations - The Pinewood Studios Group
“Gearhouse Broadcast always provide a professional all round package with exceptional customer service, through a dedicated
knowledgeable rental team, dependable hands on technical support, and reliable state of the art equipment - at a competitive
Lucy Eagle
Line Producer on I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! - ITV Studios
“Gearhouse Broadcast continually meet our production needs, whilst providing excellent technical support and the best
equipment available”.
Alan Wright
Engineering Manager - SIS Live
“The Wimbledon Championships are one of the biggest and most complex annual events that we cover and Gearhouse
Broadcast supply a variety of equipment to ensure our coverage is always successful”.
Ken Agaard
Head of Operations - Soccer United Media
“Gearhouse Broadcast has a great understanding of our technical and operational requirements and provided an efficient and
reliable service”.
Leilah Mason
Line Producer on the X Factor - Thames Television
“We have worked with Gearhouse Broadcast on many projects before. Highly recommended, Gearhouse Broadcast proved that
their Audio Department could tailor their service to suit any needs and any schedule that we could throw at them”.
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All equipment and services are supplied under our Terms and Conditions which appear at the rear of this Rate Card.
Rates and Specifications
To the best of our knowledge, all rates and specifications are correct at the time of publication
of this Rate Card. They may however be subject to change from time to time. E&OE.
Hours of Business
Our Hire Desk is open Monday to Friday (Bank Holidays excepted) from 8.30am to 6.30pm and
Saturday 9.30am to 2.30pm. Outside of these hours please call our main line +44 (0)845 820
0000 to contact our duty staff.
Hire Rates
Single day/s = Rate Card prices. Weekly Rate = 4x Daily Rate. Monthly Rate = 16x Daily Rate.
For longer term and larger rentals, please ask our Hire Desk for a competitive Quotation.
Tel: +44 (0)845 820 0000 or Email: [email protected]
Minimum Charge
There is a minimum charge of £75.00 per rental. We reserve the right to charge ongoing hire
for late returns or missing equipment.
Pencil Bookings
We will be pleased to make a pencil or provisional booking on equipment. If there is another
confirmed requirement for the equipment, we will endeavour to do our best to contact you. We
would ask you to inform us in writing if you wish to confirm or withdraw any pencil booking.
Delivery and Collection
Equipment is supplied on the previous working day of a confirmed booking and should be
returned to us on the following working day after the rental. Gearhouse Broadcast has a wellestablished Logistics Team and can arrange shipping to any part of the world. For hires booked
in advance within our normal working day, we offer free delivery within the M25 (plus
congestion and parking charges where applicable). All other areas are subject to quotation.
Radio Equipment Licenses
The Hirer is responsible for ensuring that any Radio Equipment is used in accordance with local
licensing requirements. Gearhouse Broadcast can, in certain circumstances, arrange a license
at cost plus a small administration fee.
It is the responsibility of the Hirer to ensure that all equipment is fully insured against loss or
damage from the time that it leaves our premises. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for
further information. Proof of such cover may be required before we can supply the equipment.
Electrical Safety
All our equipment is regularly tested in accordance with the Electricity at Work Act 1989. We
have a team of qualified engineers dedicated to checking each piece of equipment every time it
enters and leaves our warehouse. Each piece of equipment undergoes vigorous testing
sequences by a specialist qualified in electronics, this equipment is the awarded a performance
test status.
All equipment is thoroughly tested by our engineers both on return and dispatch. It is however
the responsibility of the Hirer to ensure that the equipment suits his specific requirements. We
strongly recommend that you carry out your own tests before embarking on a production.
Subject to availability. We can arrange for Hirers to carry out their own tests on our premises.
Gearhouse Broadcast cannot guarantee that each piece of equipment listed in this rate card will be available in all
offices. Additionally, if you do not see what you require here please call as we may have purchased the equipment you
are looking for, since publication.
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Sony PDW-700 XDCAM HD422 Camcorder
Daily Rate: £300.00
The PDW-700 captures stunning HD images. It features three newly
developed 2/3-inch progressive Power HAD FX CCDs at 1920 x 1080
resolution. 14-bit A/D conversion and advanced digital signal processing are
The PDW-700 records at a data rate of up to 50Mb/s using an MPEG-2
4:2:[email protected] compression technology called MPEG HD422. The camcorder
features multi-format recording at 1080/50i, 1080/59.94i, 1080/25P,
1080/29.97P, 720/50Pand 720/59.94P. It also supports record and playback of
XDCAM HD (4:2:0) at 35Mb/s, 25Mb/s and 18Mb/s, and XDCAM standard
definition MPEG IMX and DVCAM material. With fast file-based operation and
outstanding picture quality, the XDCAM HD422 line-up has widened the appeal
of XDCAM for applications such TV drama, documentaries and general
entertainment programs, and for ENG where speed of operation is a critical
Sony PDW-F800 XDCAM HD422 Camcorder
Daily Rate: £300.00
Sony's top-of-the-line XDCAM HD422 Series is being embraced around the
world for its file-based recording capability utilizing high-capacity and highly
reliable Professional Disc media. Thanks to its newly developed MPEG HD422
codec, the XDCAM HD422 Series provides high-quality video and audio
recording capabilities, with an image resolution of 1920 x 1080 and eightchannel 24-bit uncompressed audio. Now, Sony is proud to announce a
powerful new addition to the series - the PDW-F800 camcorder. The PDWF800 offers multi-format recording flexibility as standard - including SD
recording and a frame rate of 23.98P in 1080 mode. The PDW-F800
camcorder builds on the features of the PDW-700 camcorder. Enhanced
functions, such as Slow & Quick Motion (over-crank and under-crank
recording), make the PDW-F800 ideal for cinema and TV drama productions,
natural history, documentary, sport as well as ENG applications.
Sony HDW-750P Camcorder
Daily Rate: £300.00
The HDW-750P puts all the advantages of shooting High Definition at 25P/50i
into the hands of the programme maker, maximising creative opportunities and
control without sacrificing portability or battery life. It is an extremely compact
and lightweight design, with a robust and reliable construction. Adopting a 2.2
million-pixel FIT CCD, and Advanced Digital Signal Processing (ADSP), the
camcorder ensures superb picture quality and low-power consumption.
The HDW-750P makes it easier than ever to capture pictures that will satisfy
the most exacting producer. By shooting 25 frames per second in progressive
scan mode (25P), your shots will share "filmic" motion portrayal that can add a
subjective richness to improve both the quality and marketability of your
production. And new for 2005/6 is a new version of camcorder software:
Version 2. This boosts the latitude of the camcorder to give an even more filmlike image, allowing more detail to be seen in the highlight and lowlight areas
of the picture.
Sony DVW-790/970 WSP Digital Betacam Camcorder
Daily Rate: £250.00
The DVW-790WSP is the direct successor of the DVW-700WSP, and the
perfect tool for demanding Digital Cinematography applications. It incorporates
2/3-inch (620K) Power HAD FIT CCDs with a 16:9/4:3 switchable aspect ratio.
This Digital Betacam camcorder will produce some of the finest and most
accurate pictures even when used in the factory preset condition. To achieve a
more cinematic or film-like look, special attention must be paid to both the
camera settings and the appropriate accessories and lenses.
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Sony HDC-1500R Multi-Format HD Camera
Daily Rate: £450.00
Pursuing the ultimate HD system for today and for tomorrow, Sony sets
another milestone in the history of multi-format HD camera systems - the HDC1500R - offering a broader choice of interlace and progressive formats, much
The HDC-1500R incorporates a newly developed CCD imager and DSP LSI two key devices that allow it to achieve ultimate picture performance in a
variety of scanning modes. The CCD used in this camera can accommodate
all existing interlace and progressive scan formats ranging from 1080/50i and
1080/59.94i. It can also capture stunning 1080/59.94P and 1080/50P images as well as delivering the highest-possible quality 720/50P image creation.
The HDLA-1500/HDLA-1505 Large Lens Adaptor incorporates a totally unique
interlocking mechanism, which allows a large lens to be attached and
detached from the portable camera in just a matter of seconds - relieving
operators from lengthy mechanical adjustments
Sony BVP-E30 WSP SD Broadcast Camera
Daily Rate: £300.00
The Sony BVP-E30 WSPH model is the 16:9 / 4:3 switchable aspect ratio
version of the new BVP-E30 camera family for studio and outside broadcast
The Sony BVP-E30 Camcorder combines high picture quality and
comprehensive control functions at lower cost than conventional broadcast
Sony HDC-3300R Full HD Slow Motion Camera
Daily Rate: £1,450.00
The Sony HDC-3300R uses a recently developed CCD imager and DSP LSI,
new functionality including "Viewfinder Detail" and "Focus Assist Indicator (FAI)
functions as well as giving higher sensitivity and better signal to noise (S/N)
ratio - allowing it to achieve the ultimate in picture performance and enhanced
operational flexibility.
Sony's cutting-edge technology enables the HDC-3300R to capture fullresolution 1920 x 1080 high definition (HD) images at an amazing three times
the normal frame rate. The HDCU-3300 CCU connects to the camera via
optical fibre with digital data for perfect HD images over runs of up to a useful
2500 metres.
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NAC Hi Motion II Ultra Slow Motion Camera
Daily Rate: £2,000.00
The excellent slo-motion images, (at up to 20 times slow down) of the HiMotion give sports producers and broadcasters dramatic images that show
detail and emotion not seen before, that have been used to enhance the
coverage and understanding of many sports.
The ease of integration within the standard Outside Broadcast workflow and
ease of operation both for the Camera Operator and the Record/Replay
operator have led to the rapid acceptance of the Hi-Motion cameras as another
part of the Producer and Directors tool kit in telling the story of the match.
The Hi-Motion has several unique features among the competing Ultra SloMotion Cameras; the Hi-Motion Cameras are the only with 3 sensor
technology, the same as all mainline broadcast cameras; Hi-Motion has the
industry standard B4 lens mount so that all of a Broadcasters or Facilities
existing standard lenses can be used, without the need for adaptors or
Hitachi SK-HD1500 HD Multi-Format Production Camera
Daily Rate: £1,200.00
High-end multi-format high speed (x3) production camera for super slow
motion application
The new 16-bit SK-HD1500 1080/6G high speed HD production camera.
Developed for super slow motion applications and capable of 3x speed 1080line HD operation, Hitachi has brought to market the first 6Gbps, fully digital
optical transmission system in an HDTV production camera. Reflecting its
specialist development programme, Hitachi's new super slow motion camera
offers superior signal to noise performance to rival cameras when operating at
normal and 3x speed.
The camera's use of 6Gbps data transmission contrasts with competitive
systems, which all use 10Gbps transmission. Hitachi's implementation of
6Gbps transmission technology significantly extends the maximum cable
length possible between camera head and control unit, by around 4000m.
Hitachi SK-HD1200 Multi-Format HDTV Production Camera
Daily Rate: £400.00
SK-HD1200 has achieved an extremely low noise HDTV image, with the
integration of new 2.3 million pixel, micro-lens array, native 1080p CCDs.
These new sensors enable the SK-HD1200 to achieve superior picture quality,
horizontal and vertical resolution, dynamic range response, sensitivity and
ultra-low vertical smear characteristics.
All major components of the Hitachi SK-HD1200 camera system possess their
own DSP processor. Different DSP ICs are used independently for the HDTV
camera head processing, the transmission system and the Camera Control
Unit (CCU) processing. The new power-efficient digital signal processor LSI's
are designed under the 40nm rule with dynamic processing capability in
excess of 38-bits per pixel, per RGB channel.
Hitachi DK-H100 HDTV POV Camera
Daily Rate: £250.00
The DK-H100 is a high-performance special application HDTV/SD camera and
is ideal for graphics stand, point of view and remote observation applications.
With its new 2.3 million pixels native 1080i 3-CCD, the DK-H100 provides
outstanding performance. The camera offers sharper and cleaner HD images
due to its 14-bit A/D converters and Hitachi's implementation of the latest
digital processing technology. The camera achieves outstanding high
sensitivity and a low vertical smear specifications.
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Grass Valley LDK 23HS MkII SD High-Speed Camera System
Daily Rate: £250.00.00
The LDK 23HS MkII does what you want it to – exactly how you want it to. The
ergonomic control layout will make you feel immediately at home. And it
produces the excellent shots you'd expect. But the LDK 23HS MkII has
something extra. It does what no normal camera does; it scans at three times
the normal rate. Instead of scanning at 50 or 60 Hz, LDK 23HS MkII scans at
150 Hz (PAL) or 180 Hz (NTSC), collecting much more motion in detail. And
that's not all. To ensure that every detail is preserved, image information is
transferred to the CPU of the LDK 23HS MkII via a super wideband triax link,
where three time-shifted, standard CCIR 601 triple-scan outputs are generated
for direct registration on virtually any disk-based slow-motion system, such as
EVS' SLSM package. The outcome is that viewers see breathtaking detail
they've never experienced before.
Sony HDLA-1500 HD Large Lens Adaptor
Daily Rate: £120.00
The HDLA-1500 allows operation of the HDC-1500 HD portable camera or
HDC-3300 SuperMotion camera together with large studio/OB lenses and 7"
Unlike traditional lens "build-up kits", the HDLA-1500 provides a very simple
one-touch cable-free mounting of the camera so that it can be quickly and
easily converted from hand-held to tripod configuration.
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Sony BVF-55CE 5” B/W Viewfinder
Daily Rate: £50.00
650 TV lines of resolution at center, high brightness, 600NIT, adjustable center
position marker with ON/OFF switch, panning and tilting facility, easy
This product comes with Prime Support – fast, hassle-free repairs and a
helpline offering expert technical advice which gives you the peace of mind
that Sony is looking after your equipment, and your business.
Sony HDTX-100 HD Triax Adaptor
Daily Rate: £120.00
The HDTX100 and HDFX100 HD Triax Adaptors extensively expand
applications of the HDC1000/HDC1500. By converting optical fiber
transmission to the widely used triax transmission system, they enable highquality pictures to be transmitted from the HDC1000 or HDC1500 camera or
HDC1500 mounted on the HDLA1500 over long distances - up to 1400 m
(4500 feet) with a 14.5 mm dia. triax cable or 1000 m (3200 feet) with a 13.2
mm dia. triax cable. Converts optical fiber transmission to the widely used triax
transmission system and long distance transmission - up to 1400 m (4500 feet)
with a 14.5 mm dia. triax cable or
1000 m (3200 feet) with a 13.2 mm dia.
triax cable.
Sony HDVF-EL75 7.4-inch OLED Viewfinder
Daily Rate: £70.00
The 7.4-inch* HDVF-EL75 Viewfinder delivers strikingly high contrast, a wide
dynamic range, and a fast response time thanks to the use of revolutionary
OLED panels help prevent light emission when reproducing dark shades,
resulting in very deep blacks and a contrast ratio of more than 1,000,000:1.
The lack of a backlight allows the device to control all phases of light emission
from zero to peak brightness. The innovative technology delivers exceptional
colour expression and detail without wasting power, so it is also an exceptional
Sony HDVF-700 HD CRT 7” Viewfinder
Daily Rate: £70.00
The HDVF-700A is a 7" monochrome CRT viewfinder for the HDC-1000 studio
camera. It can also be used with the HDC-1500 portable camera in conjunction
with the HDLA-1500 large lens adaptor. It is particularly recommended for
sports applications, where the fast response time of a CRT display is
Sony HDVF-C730 Multi-format HD Colour LCD 6” Viewfinder
Daily Rate: £50.00
The HDVF-C730 is ideal for studio and OB applications and its compact design
is suitable for use with portable cameras. The LCD panel permits a compact
chassis, which allows much greater panning and tilting angles than CRT-base
viewfinders. The HDVF-C730W can be fitted directly to the HDC-1500/1550 or
HDC-3300, without using a Large Lens Adaptor.
The high quality 6 inch
TFT colour LCD panel provides a high resolution of more than 500 TV lines.
The Sony HDVF-C730 is compatible with all Sony HD portable cameras.
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Sony RCP-750 Joystick
Daily Rate: £40.00
The RCP-750 is a full function remote control panel for use with BVP-E30
series and HDC-1500 series cameras. This RCP includes a colour LCD touch
screen, to provide fast, simple access to virtually all camera functions within a
compact sized panel. Rotary controls are provided for RGB black and white
level adjustments, together with joystick control of iris and master black.
Dedicated switches provide quick access to the most frequently used on/off
Sony RCP-1500 Joystick
Daily Rate: £40.00
The RCP-1500 remote control panel incorporates an LCD display with direct
operation switches and a touch panel, which makes it a remote control panel
that offers both ease of operation and multi-functionality that compares
favorably with the MSU. The iris and master black adjustment block employs
joystick type control. Up to four units can be mounted in a 19-inch EIA rack.
Hitachi RU-1500 Joystick
Daily Rate: £40.00
The high-performance touchscreen Remote Control Unit RU-1500JY/VR is
connected to the Camera Control Unit (CCU) for remote operation of the
camera or directly to the SK-HD1200/1000 or Z-HD5000 Camera Head.
All key Camera Control functions, such as the one touch color temperature
function, makes the RU-1500JY/VR ideal not only for professional TV studios
Lens iris control, pedestal control and preview switch are assembled with an
axis joystick control knob (RU-1500JY), or alternatively with two rotary knobs
Hitachi RU-1200 Joystick
Daily Rate: £40.00
The classic Remote Control Unit RU-1200JY/VR is connected to the Camera
Control Unit (CCU) for remote operation of the camera or directly to the SKHD1200/1000
All major Camera Control functions, such as the one touch color temperature
function, makes the RU-1200JY/VR ideal not only for studio but also for OB
Lens iris control, pedestal control and preview switch are assembled with an
axis joystick control knob (RU-1200JY), or alternatively with two rotary knobs
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Sony HDCU-2500 HD Camera Control Unit
Daily Rate: £180.00
HDCU-2500 is a half 19”-rack-size camera control base station for the 3G
Double-Speed Multi Format HD system camera HDC-2000 Series and the
HDC-1500 Series, enabling more creative capabilities for studio, outside
broadcast and sports productions.
The HDCU-2500 is equipped with a range of built-in interfaces such as 3GSDI/HD-SDI/SD-SDI outputs, 3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SD-SDI/analogue composite
return inputs, and a down-converted analogue composite monitor output. In
addition, a variety of output interfaces are offered via optional boards, which
can be installed in one free slot on the HDCU-2500. Furthermore, a built-in
LAN interface (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX) allows the camera to be controlled
over a network. Menu buttons and indicators that show the status of optical
transmission on the front panel provide great operability.
Sony HDCU-1500 HD Camera Control Unit
Daily Rate: £180.00
The HDCU-1500 is a compact 3U half rack control unit designed for use with
the HDC-1500 series cameras. The HDCU-1500 is equipped with a range of
built-in interfaces such as HDSDI/SD SDI outputs, HD/SD return inputs, and a
down-converted analogue composite monitor output.
Both HDC-1500
portable camera and the HDC-1000 full size camera can be used with this
camera control unit.
Sony HDCU-1000 HD Camera Control Unit
Daily Rate: £180.00
The HDCU-1000 is a full rack control unit designed for use with the HDC-1500
series cameras. The HDCU-1000 is equipped with a range of built-in interfaces
such as HD SDI/SD SDI outputs, HD/SD return inputs, and a down-converted
analogue composite monitor output. In addition, a variety of output interfaces
are offered via optional boards, which are installed in four slots on the HDCU1000.
Sony HDFX-100 HD Triax Adaptor
Daily Rate: £120.00
The HDTX100 and HDFX100 HD Triax Adaptors extensively expand
applications of the HDC1000/HDC1500. By converting optical fiber
transmission to the widely used triax transmission system, they enable highquality pictures to be transmitted from the HDC1000 or HDC1500 camera or
HDC1500 mounted on the HDLA1500 over long distances - up to 1400 m
(4500 feet) with a 14.5 mm dia. triax cable or 1000 m (3200 feet) with a 13.2
mm dia. triax cable. * Converts optical fiber transmission to the widely used
triax transmission system * Long distance transmission - up to 1400 m (4500
feet) with a 14.5 mm dia. triax cable or 1000 m (3200 feet) with a 13.2 mm
dia. triax cable
Sony VCS-700 Video Selector for MSU-700
Daily Rate: £200.00
Routes video output of multiple cameras for picture and waveform monitoring.
Accepts up to six picture and waveform inputs. Video output selectable from
the MSU-700A/750/A or external control equipment through the 37-pin I/O port.
Two picture and waveform outputs available for different system applications.
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Daily Rate: £325.00
Canon DIGI SUPER XJ25 6.8BIE-D achieves wide-angle with reduced
distortion, minimal variation of chromatic aberration while focusing, minimal
variation of the center of gravity while focusing and internal focusing system
allows for Anti-Dust and Anti-fog.
When focus is operated, Canon DIGI SUPER XJ25 6.8BIE-D angle of view is
maintained by synchronizing zoom movement.
Canon XJ27x6.5B HDTV Studio Lens
Daily Rate: £325.00
Canon’s DIGISUPER 25xs is the most popular HDTV studio lens in the world
and it is known for its outstanding optical performance and ease of operation.
Now, Canon is introducing unique technology with the launch of our most
advanced HDTV studio lens, the DIGISUPER 27. In addition to the lens’
completely new design, the DIGISUPER 27 is also equipped with a digital
interface, enabling the lens to be compatible with virtual studio systems.
Moreover, newly developed optional functions and accessories that allow for
more effective studio production are available. The unique options available on
the DIGISUPER 27 are a “Remote Macro System” and an industry first “Wide
Attachment (0.9x)”.
Canon XJ72x9.3B IE-D HD Standard Field Lens
Daily Rate: £350.00
The XJ72x9.3BIE-D was specifically designed to be a more affordable member
within the evolving family of long zoom lenses developed by Canon to flexibly
address an extraordinary range of production needs for sports, entertainment,
and major event production projects. To achieve this cost-effectiveness the
optical stabilization system is not included in this lens.
Canon XJ75x9.3B IE-D HD Premium Field Lens
Daily Rate: £400.00
The latest version of the DIGISUPER series Studio/Field lenses are developed
with the most advanced technologies, keeping in mind possible future
production style. In the DIGISUPER series, the focus and the zoom servo
systems are digital using a 32-bit CPU as opposed to the conventional analog
system. The second generation of Digital Servo offers functions that were not
possible before and the ability to upgrade the CPU for new features and
unlimited possibilities in the future.
Canon XJ86x9.3B IE-II HD Super Telephoto Lens
Daily Rate: £400.00
The DIGISUPER 86II XS & DIGISUPER 86II TELE XS are an extraordinary
field lens that utilizes Canon's new optical design concept "POWER OPTICAL
SYSTEM" and "ELEMENT". By adopting this new technology and concept,
the DIGISUPER 86 XS realizes the necessary optical performance for HDTV,
with increased zoom ratio of 86x, improved wide angle of 9.3mm while still
maintaining the size equivalent to that of current SDTV lenses.
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Canon XJ100x9.3B IE-D HD Digit Zoom Lens
Daily Rate: £450.00
Canon launches the first broadcast 100x zoom lens, named the DIGISUPER
100xs, the world’s first triple digit zoom lens. Triple digit zoom lens performance
was a barrier that was never expected to be broken, and it took Canon’s unique
technology to make it happen. The DIGISUPER 100xs is the highest quality
DIGISUPER series lens produced to date. With the advancement of
Digital terrestrial broadcasting and satellite broadcasting, the market is
requiring a dramatic increase in sports and large event programming. In order
to acquire the largest audiences possible in this diversifying industry, it will be
necessary to create more realistic and powerful pictures and the DIGISUPER
100xs will surely meet all your demands.
Canon HJ11ex4.7B HDTV Wide Angel Lens
Daily Rate: £180.00
The Canon HJ11eX4.7B IRSD/IASD stands as the widest-angle HDTV lens
ever produced. Its HD XS system represents an immense jump in width from
Canon's previous standard in this field, the HJ9X5.5B, with a slightly lower size
and weight. With performance and specs that were thought to be impossible
only a year ago, the Canon HJ11eX4 with HD XS sets a new standard in the
ENG/EFP class.
Canon HJ14ex4.3B HDTV Wide Angle Lens
Daily Rate: £180.00
The Canon HJ14 is the widest angle lens to date in the TV Industry. With a
minimum focal length of 4.3mm the HJ14ex4.3 lens features the widest angle
among presently available 2/3-inch lenses with an angular field of view of
96.3° in the 16:9 formats at the wide end. This is significantly augmented with
the 14x zoom range reaching to 60mm (120mm with extender), producing an
unsurpassed operational combination that greatly expands HDTV production
Canon HJ21ex7.5B HD Production Lens
Daily Rate: £180.00
The HJ21ex7.5B was specifically developed to support high-end HD production
where minimization of focus breathing (unwanted alteration to angle of view
that accompanies manipulation of the focus control), high imaging
performance, extended focal range and a modestly wide angle constitute core
production requirements for drama and documentary program origination. With
the addition of the new digital drive unit the shooting versatility is further
enhanced. The 7.5mm wide angle setting and the 21x zoom ratio offer a
formidable operational combination for such high-end production work.
Canon HJ22ex7.6B HD Production Lens
Daily Rate: £180.00
The Canon HJ22 is a high specification lens in a compact size. The focal
range of 7.6mm to 167mm can be further extended to 334mm using the 2x
range extender included in the lens.
This highly flexible lens has been reduced in length to 221.5mm and in weight
to 1.81 kg (IRSE A type) producing a remarkably compact package that
supports a broad range of productions.
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Canon HJ40x10B IASD-V HD Super Telephoto Lens
Daily Rate: £300.00
The compact HJ40x11B/HJ40x14B achieves superior optical performance and
high specifications at the same time, featuring a superior built-in Image
Stabilizer which adds a perfect stability to your video production. The
HJ40x10B/14B series is designed to meet the high demands of all field
production applications. This lens will surely lead you to a higher standard of
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Vinten Vector 90 Pan and Tilt Head
Daily Rate: £100.00
The Vector 90 has a maximum payload of 90 kg / 198.4 lbs and is an ideal
choice for heavy long lens or teleprompter camera configurations. Compact
and durable, this head also includes an integral handle to make handling and
storage simple.
The Vector 90 combines Vinten's Perfect Balance technology with the highly
regarded lubricated friction drag mechanism to deliver total control throughout
a maximum possible tilt range of +90°. The four bolt flat base incorporates a
Quickfix adaptor groove for rapid set-up. Functional and cost effective the
Vector 90 head is the perfect choice for professional studio and OB production.
Vinten Vision 100 Pan and Tilt Head
Daily Rate: £30.00
The Vision 100 is perfect for all professional ENG or EFP situations that
demand total reliability and control excellence.
Combining perfect balance with the innovative TF drag system, the Vision 100
allows total control and consistent performance in the toughest conditions.
Following the action is effortless even at the heaviest drag setting and
regardless of the environment. The Vision 100 also includes illuminated drag
controls and digital counterbalance readout, ensuring simple and repeatable
camera set-up in any lighting situation.
Vinten Vision 250 Pan and Tilt Head
Daily Rate: £40.00
The class leading Vision 250 is designed to support the latest portable
cameras complete with viewfinders, prompters and pan bar controls and is
becoming the standard in new studio production as well as OB/EFP
applications. With a choice of easily changeable spherical or flat bases, the
Vision 250 can be mounted on any pedestal or tripod, making the Vision 250
head one of the most versatile products in the range.
The TF drag system offers infinite adjustment and because it works
independently of the balance system, allows precision balancing of the pan
and tilt axis so that the effort needed to follow the action becomes totally
insignificant. The Vision 250 also includes illuminated drag controls and digital
counterbalance readout, ensuring simple and repeatable camera set-up in any
lighting situation.
Vinten Vector 750 Pan and Tilt Head
Daily Rate: £100.00
The Vector 750 features a centre of gravity range span of 8 to 25 cm/ 3.1 to
9.8. This covers the full centre of gravity of the Vector 700 models, creating a
broad range of product capability and making product selection much easier. In
addition the Vector 750 has a maximum payload of 75 kg / 165.3 lbs, allowing
a greater use of camera accessories such as talent monitors and spotlights. A
monitor bracket is available as an optional accessory. The inclusion of some
additional robust internal components makes the Vector 750 even more
Like the acclaimed Vector 700, the Vector 750 uses a unique counterbalance
mechanism that does not use springs or cams. Instead a system of mechanical
linkages balances cameras with various centre of gravity points, making
adjustment simple and eliminating the need for time consuming cam changes
when altering the camera configuration.
Vinten Adaptor Scaffold Clamp
Daily Rate: £15.00
This adaptor provides a flat base with a standard four-hole fixing that may be
mounted directly onto outside broadcast scaffolding.
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Vinten HDT-2 Two-Stage Heavy Duty Tripod
Daily Rate: £25.00
The HDT single and two-stage tripods are the new heavy-duty additions to the
renowned Vinten range of camera supports.
Offering the most extensive height range available from heavy duty tripods on
the market, the HDT has been totally re-designed, to offer increased torsional
rigidity and robustness – ideal for large camera and lens combinations in any
studio or outside broadcast application.
The new pinned and glued telescopic leg design provides a wide range of
height adjustment whilst offering superior strength and reliability. Set up has
been made even simpler with the addition of engraved leg markings for rapid,
even deployment and an integral level bubble allows for fine level adjustment.
The new clamping system provides progressive feel to a positive stop which
indicates when the leg is locked, ensuring simple and confident clamping.
Whatever the terrain, the HDT’s three-position swivel foot ensures a stable
base. Choose from an increased length spike for soft surfaces, self-leveling
pad for harder surfaces or a socket to fit all Vinten skids and floor spreaders.
For more uneven surfaces, the newly designed mid-level spreader ensures the
HDT is a convenient and stable option. The single piece, fixed length design
offers exceptional strength and robustness, whilst simple to use and remove
when necessary. With an integral carry handle providing comfortable and easy
repositioning, this system is ideal for any terrain.
Vinten Osprey Light Pedestal
Daily Rate: £40.00
The Osprey Light is designed for the growing number of small studios that
require the quality of one shot movement synonymous with Vinten pedestals.
The Osprey Light is a 40 kg / 88.2 lbs capacity pedestal, with crabbing base
capability. This single stage pedestal also has an on-shot stroke of 54 cm/ 21.2
inch and a significantly improved wheel braking mechanism that eliminates the
flat spots that can ruin a rolling shot.
Perfect Balance is easy to achieve in any situation as the Osprey Light has an
integral manual pump as well as an inlet valve for use with external pressure
sources. The Osprey Light is ideal for studios that require a lightweight
pedestal which does not compromise functionality.
Vinten 200mm Hi-Hat
Daily Rate: £10.00
This adaptor provides a 200 mm (7.9 ") height extension for any tripod or
pedestal with a standard four-hole fixing.
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Sony DVW-M2000P Digital Betacam Studio Recorder
Daily Rate: £180.00
The DVW-M2000P is the most fully featured VTR in the Digital Betacam lineup. It replaces the DVW-A500P, which for the last 10 years has been the defacto tool for standard definition productions of the highest quality. The DVWM2000P records and replays Digital Betacam component digital video. And for
the first time in a Digital Betacam VTR, it also replays Betacam, Betacam SP,
Betacam SX and MPEG IMX cassettes.
The DVW-M2000P packs high quality video performance, 4 channels of 20 bit
digital audio and class-leading editing performance into a compact 4U chassis.
Sony HDW-M2000P/20 HDCAM Recorder
Daily Rate: £300.00
A high definition VTR for prestige and mainstream programme production This
has driven the development of a multi-format high definition product offering,
including HDV for entry-level high definition operation, HDCAM for mainstream
and prestige productions, CineAlta for 24P applications, and HDCAM SR for
productions where only the ultimate quality will suffice.
The HDW-M2000P/20 is ideal as part of an end-to-end HDCAM production
chain. It also makes business sense even when post production and
programme distribution remains at 625/50 standard definition. An inbuilt HD to
SD downconverter provides a standard definition output from your high quality
HDCAM original recordings. Compatible replay of Betacam, Betacam SP,
Betacam SX, MPEG IMX and Digital Betacam tapes also helps smooth your
transition to the world of high definition.
Sony PDW-HD1500 XDCAM HD Deck Recorder
Daily Rate: £220.00
The PDW-HD1500 will record and replay XDCAM HD 50 Mb/s 4:2:2 data onto
50 GB Dual-layer Professional Disc. With interfaces including i.LINK and
Ethernet, the PDW-HD1500 can operate at the heart of small or large scale
file-based networked systems. VTR-like JOG/shuttle operation and video
interfaces including HD-SDI and SD-SDI also makes the PDW-HD1500 ideal
The PDW-HD1500 has been designed to increase the appeal of XDCAM HD
for high-end applications such as drama, documentary and natural history and
for mainstream entertainment programmes that required a prestige quality
look. File-based acquisition onto Professional Disc, with thumbnail and proxy
operation will also make the PDW-HDW-1500 ideal for networked applications
where speed of production is a critical.
Sony SRW-5500/2 HDCAM SR Studio Recorder
Daily Rate: £550.00
The Sony SRW-5500 VTR is a high-end HD digital videocassette recorder that
employs the HDCAM-SR format. This VTR also allows recording and playback
of the well-proven HDCAM format. Applications range from HDTV to digital
cinematography. Key features include high-quality 1080i, 1080PsF, 720P
recording and playback, a wide array of internal format conversions, including
4:4:4 to 4:2:2, legacy playback of Digital Betacam tape formats.
The 5500/2 is equipped with 444 RGB SQ recording and playback as
standard, so the HKSR-5003 is no longer needed.
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EVS HD XT(3) Production Server
Daily Rate: £1,400.00
With its flexible 8-channel SD/HD and 6-channel 3D/1080p configuration, the
new generation of XT servers combines EVS’ world-class speed and reliability
with ultimate capability and performance. XT3 integrates today’s top IT and
broadcast technologies offering broadcasters and producers unparalleled
Based on its unique loop recording technology and powerful networking
capabilities, XT3 offers operators complete media control from ingest to
playout; including live editing, slow motion replays, multi-channel playback and
transfer to third-party systems such as craft editors, automation, archiving or
The XT3 is the first server to natively support such a wide range of codecs
without requiring hardware changes, allowing production teams to easily select
amongst different compression schemes they want to use throughout the entire
edit process. Designed to boost broadcasters’ live and near-live production
capabilities, XT3 provides operators with the highest available level of
bandwidth, flexibility and control.
EVS HD XT(2)+ Production Server
Daily Rate: £1,200.00
The new XT[2]+ production server allows broadcasters to record, control, and
play media easily, quickly, and intelligently. It inherits the qualities and main
features of the field-proven XT2, and designed for all types of workflows, such
as live outside broadcasts, near-live and studio productions.
The XT[2]+ offers “always on” loop recording and multi-channel ingest of audio
and video content originating from any source. XT[2]+ is the ideal platform for
an extensive range of live and near-live production applications including
instant replay, live slow-motion, live editing, video delay and playout. Due to its
powerful networking capabilities, the content is instantly available for live
editing, playback, or transfer to third-party equipment, such as craft editors,
automation, archiving, and storage.
EVS HD XT(2) Broadcast Server
Daily Rate: £1,100.00
Latest generation 6 Channel HD Instant access server. Can be configured for
various standards including: 525i, 625i, 720p, or 108i any of which in 50 or
59.94. Our HD XT2 is supplied in SuperMotion configuration.
EVS SD XT(2) Broadcast Server
Daily Rate: £550.00
The XT[2] loop recording process provides permanent multi-channel ingest of
audio and video content from any source. The XT[2] comes equipped with up to
four record channels and up to four audio tracks available per video channel,
and the ingest capacity is scalable within a network configuration. Users can
instantly retrieve any clips or a recording train for live replays or transfer to post
production, while channel ingest synchronisation based on TC allows users to
The XT2 hardware and software were developed by highly skilled EVS
engineers based on customer feedback to become the most reliable and fieldproven live production solutions available
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EVS IPDirector
Daily Rate: £175.00
The IPDirector is an integrated suite of software with versatile control of the
XT[2] Servers audio and video channels. Running on a Windows based
workstation, IPDirector allows the user to easily ingest , log, manage, search,
track, edit, create clips and highlights, browse and ultimately playout any video
or audio content instantly. IPDirector contains all the functionality required to
get the most out of media management within every stage of the production
EVS XHub[2]
Daily Rate: £150.00
XHub[2] is the ultimate high bandwidth media sharing network (XNet2) hub
system. XHub2 allows multiple XT[2] production and playout servers to be
interconnected through a central hub offering a bandwidth of up to 1.5 Gb/sec.
In a live and near live production network environment, XHub2 gives the
maximum network configuration security removing any risks of cascade failure.
XHub2 is also the Xnet2 network monitoring controller by reporting about
overall condition of the network at any moment (server connection to the Xnet2
network, bandwidth status.
EVS XF(2) Removable Storage
Daily Rate: £200.00
XF[2] removable storage is the perfect backup solution for EVS XT[2] servers.
XF[2] allows HD and SD media, along with its associated metadata, to be
preserved in an
industry-standard MXF file format. With up to 1TB
of media storage, configured as 2 x 500GB removable disk drives, it is the
ideal solution for any live or studio production facility requiring removable
media, archive, and/or backup.
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Sennheiser SK5212 30mW Bodypack Transmitter
Daily Rate: £30.00
The new SK 5212 is the distillation of the latest technology arising from
Sennheiser's experience in RF transmission. It combines a maximum in
reliability and versatility in a very small housing. The small size makes the SK
5212 comfortable to wear and hide. The transmission power can be adjusted in
two steps to reach the optimum transmission performance while meeting
regional regulations. An enormous range of input sensitivity from –30 dB to +
40 dB makes the transmitter a flexible tool for both quiet interview situations as
well as for very powerful singers in musicals. The bodypack transmitter
features very robust mechanics, high frequency agility and an intuitive menudriven operation with a backlit LCD display. The SK 5212 reaches an operating
time of 5 ½ hours with only one AA battery.
Sennheiser SKM5200 Handheld Transmitter
Daily Rate: £30.00
The SKM 5200 continues the tradition of the world class SKM 5000. Elements
like the award winning design, capsules and the modularity were kept the
same. The mechanics, electronics and the user interface were completely
redesigned and adapted to the highest requirements of live events.
The SKM 5200 transmitter convinces through robust mechanics, high
frequency agility and a menu driven user interface via the backlit LCD display.
The SKM 5200 is available in three colours: Black, nickel and steel blue
(hematite). The handheld transmitter is compatible to all capsules, battery and
rechargeable battery compartments of the 5000 series as well as the Neumann
microphone heads.
Sennheiser EK3241 UHF Radio Microphone Receiver
Daily Rate: £35.00
The new EK 3241 has a switching bandwidth of 36 MHz and frequencies that
can be tuned in steps of 5 kHz, making the true-diversity receiver the perfect
partner for Sennheiser’s current transmitter models SKM 5200 and SK 5212
Frequency-agile products are in greater demand than ever as frequency
resources become increasingly scarce. We have therefore developed a new
tuner module for this true-diversity camera receiver and given the lightweight
EK 3241 (200 g) the capacity for reliable, flexible RF wireless transmission: 32
custom frequencies have already been programmed within the switching
bandwidth of 36 MHz; in addition the user is free to program and store another
20 frequencies in steps of 5 kHz into the user bank.
The receiver can be easily and intuitively operated with a completely new user
interface, which is similar to that of the SK 5212 bodypack transmitter. For a
high operational reliability the EK 3241 displays the battery status of the
transmitter in detail. The receiver is extremely reliable; its full-metal case is
weatherproof and robust.
Sennheiser SKP3000 Plug On Transmitter
Daily Rate: £30.00
The SKP 3000 is a miniature plug-on transmitter which enables any cabled
microphone to be instantly converted to RF wireless operation - simply by
plugging the transmitter onto the microphone connector. The SKP 3000 has an
electronically balanced input and 48 V phantom powering for condenser
microphones. The transmitter is available in nine frequency variants and is
compatible with all 3000 and 5000 Series receivers. It is an ideal choice for
ENG applications and an invaluable tool for the broadcast, film and video
sound recording professional.
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Sennheiser EK2000 IEM Receiver
Daily Rate: £30.00
This wireless monitoring set's receiver uses adaptive-diversity technology. The
earphone cable serves as a second antenna, which considerably reduces the
number of drop-outs. Combined with IE 4 ear-canal phones for precise sound
reproduction, EK 2000 IEM conveys an authentic acoustic pattern of live sound
and allows you to monitor your own performance perfectly
Sony ECM-77A Lapel Microphone
Daily Rate: £10.00
The ECM-77 is probably the most often seen lapel microphone on TV and it is
used widely in both studio production and on location. Its popularity is based
on a combination of excellent sound quality, robust construction and an
attractive cosmetic design.
Sony ECM-88 Condenser Microphone
Daily Rate: £10.00
Sony ECM-88 Series lavalier microphones are extremely miniature, omnidirectional electret condenser microphones ideal for quality-critical applications
in broadcasting, theatre and field productions. As well as offering a highsensitivity, flat-and-wide frequency response and
low-noise characteristics,
these microphones also provide other significant enhancements.
A water-resistant architecture reduces the risk of water or perspiration entering
the microphone capsule. The capsule itself is just 3.5 x 3.5 x 16.8 mm,
allowing for easy, natural-looking concealment in both television and stage
productions. Whenever size, quality and reliability are of paramount
importance, the Sony ECM-88 Series offers the perfect solution.
Sennheiser EM3732 UHF Wireless Dual Channel Receiver
Daily Rate: £30.00
The EM 3731/3732-II series is characterized by high transmission reliability,
exceptional audio quality and simple operation. A switching bandwidth of up to
184 MHz, more than double that of its predecessors, combined with a range of
connection options guarantee optimal flexibility for daily use. The
integrated Ethernet connection means that the receivers can be linked into
any network. The AES3/EBU digital audio interface facilitates a direct
connection to digital mixing consoles. Sennheiser's "Wireless Systems
Manager" (WSM) software allows you to monitor and control all receiver
operating statuses remotely. In addition, this versatile software now lets you
reset the channel allocation at any time and store it as a "Scene". A new
innovative WSM feature for multi-channel operation is the immediate
identification of the channel allocated to each receiver at the press of a button.
A high-contrast display and intuitive user interface complete the scope of
features of this high-quality receiver.
Sennheiser SR2000 IEM Transmitter
Daily Rate: £30.00
Rugged, reliable, and flexible - in short: professional. With SR 2000, you can
choose from 26 frequency banks with up to 32 channels. The channels can be
user-programmed six of the frequency banks. Three switchable RF output
powers (10, 30, and 50 mW - additionally 100 mW in the US version) provide
greatest artistic and technical freedom. A 5-band equalizer makes it possible to
individually influence the audio output signal
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Sony MFS-2000 Multi-Format Switcher Processer
Daily Rate: POA
Packed in an extremely compact chassis, the MFS-2000 switcher is ideal for
use in small-scale outside broadcast vehicles, production studios and editing
suites. With its multi-format capability, it allows you to operate in any current
SD or HD format - making it an essential tool for your productions of today and
The system can be specified with any one of three control panels offering 1 or
1.5 M/E operation with either 12 or 20 XPT buttons. It can also be supplied
with a 2 channel DME processor, including non-linear capability, a powerful
frame memory and RGB colour corrector which are all available as options.
The MFS-2000 will suit any small scale production requirement where a fast
operation is required. Its range of pre-programmed effects provides users with
un-rivaled creative opportunities more usually found only on far larger
production switchers.
Sony MVS-8000G Multi-Format Video Switcher
Daily Rate: POA
The MVS-8000G series production switcher offers content producers
previously unseen levels of performance, flexibility and integration. This multiformat production switcher builds on the success of the MVS-8000A and DVS9000 systems and gives operators unrivalled multi-format performance for a
New features for the MVS-8000G series include a built in simple DME on every
keyer and optional internal format converters. The MVS-8000G is the latest
evolution of the highly successful MVS-8000 family. As such it includes all the
software features currently available on the MVS-8000A. Also being part of this
family enables it to be compatible with all existing control surfaces.
The MVS-8000G comes in two chassis sizes and can support up to 4 M/E
operation with a simple PP bus (1/2 M/E) also available. The processors can
accept up to 80 primary inputs and provide up to 56 assignable outputs. In
addition to the Key DMEs a maximum of 8 fully integrated, full function DME's
can also be specified. This combined with the optional eight channel frame
memory system gives operators unsurpassed processing power for live
production applications.
Sony MVS-8400A Mid-Range SD/HD Video Switcher
Daily Rate: POA
The MVS 7000X is available for SD, HD or 1080/50P (3G) production and a
simple software upgrade will allow the user to switch between these modes.
Powerful features include up to 6 ME operation with up to eight highperformance keyers per full ME bus (only four in 6ME mode), 8 channels of
format conversion, with frame synchronisation support and two channels of
multi-viewer output. An internal two or four channel DME processor can also
be installed offering visual effects of superb quality, equivalent to those of the
external MVE-9000 processor.
Sony MVS-6530 Vision Mixer
Daily Rate: POA
The MVS-6530 production switcher is ideally suited for medium-size
productions. The switcher comes with sophisticated capabilities such as 3x mix
effects (M/E), 4x keyers per M/E, each with the MVS high-performance
chromakey, 8x keyers in P/P bank, 2x internal channels of DME, 2.5D resizers,
colour correction, and more. With the standard multi-viewer output, you save
space on additional monitoring, enabling a reduction in your total system cost.
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Kayak HD/SD and Kayenne XL Panel
Daily Rate: POA
Optional Kayenne XL control panel with Kayak HD frame. Optional
two additional linear/luminance keyers per M/E. Optional RGB color
correction on all inputs, M/E buses, and now on all outputs, in addition
to standard YUV color correction. Compact, lightweight 4 RU frame
and an 8 RU frame up to 4.5 M/Es. Multiple panel sizes and
configurations from 1 to 4 M/Es. Multiple panels may share the
resources of one processor frame. Hot-swappable, removable
modules and power supplies in frames and Kayenne XL panels. Four
full-function keyers per full M/E, each with linear and luminance
keying, wipes, and freeze-frame buffer, standard. Two assignable
chroma keyers standard per system. Optional chroma keyers are also
assignable to any full-function keyer.
Four linear/luminance
downstream keyers on half M/E. One iDPM channel per M/E
standard with planar transforms with perspective; remaining three
iDPM channels optional as are 3D nonlinear, lighting, and recursive
effects. Four eDPM channels optional for the 8 RU frame with reentry of combined effects on any system keyer. SetDef option for
up/down/crossconverting output formats.
MatchDef option for
up/down/crossconverting input formats.
MultiMix with offset
transitions. FlexiKey™ programmable clean-feed system puts any
keyer on any clean-feed in any order. Six-channel RAMRecorder™
with embedded audio clip record. Approximately one minute of clip
playback in HD formats. Includes KacheBack real-time backup.
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Terms &
Conditions of
Rental (UK)
June 2014
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Parties to the Agreement:
GEARHOUSE BROADCAST LIMITED (registered no.2858161) who’s registered office is situated at Unit 12 Imperial Park, Imperial
Way, Watford, WD24 4PP (together with its assigns and successors in title), hereinafter referred to as “the Owner”; and
“The Hirer” as specified on the Order Acknowledgement Form.
1. Definitions
“the Equipment” means the equipment specified on the Order Acknowledgement Form to which this agreement relates together with all
replacements and renewals of such equipment and the component parts thereof and all accessories, additions, containers, handbooks
and suchlike, References to the Equipment shall (where the context so permits) be construed as including a reference to any component
“the Rentals” means those amounts as are specified on the Order Acknowledgement Form without any deduction, set-off, or
counterclaim whatsoever.
“the Hire Period” means the period specified on the Order Acknowledgement Form and commencing on the Commencement Date.
“the Commencement Date” means the earlier of the date upon which the Equipment is delivered to the Hirer or its agents or the date
upon which the Equipment is made available for collection by the Hirer or its agents.
“the Order Acknowledgement Form” means the document prepared by the Owner specifying in particular the Equipment, the Rental and
the Hire Period and which forms a part of this agreement.
2. Hire
The Owner agrees to hire to the Hirer and the Hirer agrees to hire from the Owner the Equipment for the Hire Period at the Rentals
subject to the terms and conditions set out herein.
3. Conditions of Hire
The hire of the Equipment will commence on the Commencement Date.
At the Commencement Date the Hirer shall inspect the Equipment and the Order Acknowledgement form will be signed by the Hirer or
by a person authorised on behalf of the Hirer.
Signature of the Order Acknowledgement Form by the Hirer or by a person authorised to sign on the Hirer’s behalf shall constitute
acceptance of the Equipment and of the terms and conditions set out herein.
4. Rentals
The Hirer shall pay to the Owner during the Hire Period the Rentals in the amounts and at the intervals specified in the Order
Acknowledgement Form without previous demand or invoice.
Subject to clause 4.1 above, the Owner shall (where appropriate) be entitled to invoice the Hirer at any time after the Hirer has accepted
a written quotation of the Owner or the Owner has accepted any written order of the Hirer, and the Hirer shall pay to the Owner the
amount specified on the invoice within 30 days of the Owner’s invoice.
If the Hirer fails to make any payment on the due date then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to the Owner, the
Owner shall be entitled to:
terminate this agreement and any other agreement made between the Owner and the Hirer or suspend any further
deliveries to or work for the Hirer;
appropriate any payment made by the Hirer in relation to any goods or services supplied under any other contract between
the Hirer and the Owner towards full or partial payment of amounts due under this Agreement as the Owner shall think fit
(notwithstanding any purported appropriation by the Hirer);
charge the Hirer interest at the rate of 4% per annum above the Base Rate for the time being of Barclays Bank plc on all
sums which from time to time may be due from the Hirer to the Owner hereunder and remain for the time being unpaid, such
interest being calculated from the due date until actual payment compounded monthly and to be payable before as well as
after any judgment obtained in respect thereof.
The time of all payments due pursuant to this agreement shall be of the essence and the Owners right to terminate pursuant to clause
4.3.1 shall continue until such time as all overdue amounts (including interest) have been paid in full and shall not be deemed to be
waived or otherwise impaired by the Owner’s continuance to perform its obligations under this Agreement notwithstanding any breach by
the Hirer of clause 4.3.1.
The payment of all sums must be made to the Owner at the address specified on the Order Acknowledgement Form and payment by
post is at the Hirer’s risk.
The Hirer is solely responsible for the payment of all taxes, charges or other amounts that may be levied in respect of the payment for
the Rentals or for the delivery of or use of the Equipment and shall indemnify and hold harmless the Owner against any such amounts
which the Owner is required to pay.
5. Use of the Equipment
The Hirer may use the Equipment for the purposes of its business and for social, domestic and pleasure purposes. The Equipment is not
to be used, and the Hirer will not permit it to be used, for any purposes for which it is not expressly designed. Further, the Hirer will not
use or permit the Equipment to be used or operated in a manner contrary to any instruction notified by the Owner or to any statutory
provision or regulation or in any way contrary to law.
The Hirer agrees that it will not:
without the prior consent of the Owner effect any modification to or make any alterations additions or repair to the
remove or interfere with any identification marks or plates affixed to the Equipment nor attempt or purport to do so nor permit
the same;
deface the Equipment nor add any painting, sign writing, lettering or advertising to or on the Equipment.
6. Duties of the Owner
The Owner shall during the continuance of this agreement:
in the event of any of the Equipment becoming temporarily unusable (other than as a result of accident, damage, theft or
vandalism) endeavour to make available replacement equipment (not necessarily of the same type and age) for collection by the Hirer
within 48 hours (or so soon thereafter as is practicable) after receipt of notification from the Hirer requesting the same. The Owner may
at its own discretion from time to time withdraw any Equipment and substitute other equipment of similar make and type. Save as
otherwise expressly provided for any replacement equipment shall be subject to the terms of this agreement to the same extent as the
7. Duties of the Hirer
The Hirer shall during the continuance of this agreement:
ensure that the Equipment is operated properly and safely by persons who are competent to operate the same and in
accordance with any instructions or guidance issued from time to time by the manufacturer of the Equipment or by the
7. 1.2
indemnify the Owner against all fines, penalties and liabilities arising in respect of any non-compliance or contravention of
any law or regulation, together with the cost or expense relating thereto incurred by the Owner;
not take or allow any of the Equipment to be taken out of the United Kingdom mainland without receiving prior written
authority of the Owner and, in the event of that authority being given, only on such terms as the Owner deems fit;
collect from and return to the Owner, or from and to such place as the Owner shall advise, any replacement equipment made
available to the Hirer in accordance with clause 6.1.2 hereof. The replacement equipment shall be returned within 24 hours
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after the Hirer has been notified by the Owner that the original Equipment is ready for collection, failing which the Hirer will
pay additional Rentals for the replacement equipment at a rate determined by the Owner for the period during which the
replacement equipment is retained by the Hirer;
bear the cost of the repair or rectification of any damage to the Equipment resulting from negligence or improper use of the
Equipment by the Hirer or any person permitted by the Hirer to use the Equipment;
pay all costs incurred by the Owner in respect of the supply and fixing of any accessories, extras or additions which may be
required by law or which are fixed to the Equipment at the request of or by the Hirer;
take all necessary steps at its own expense to retain and recover possession or control of any Equipment of which the Hirer
loses control;
permit the Owner or its authorised representative’s at all reasonable times to enter upon any premises where the Equipment
may from time to time be to inspect and test the condition of the Equipment;
notify the Owner of any change in the Hirer’s address and upon request by the Owner promptly inform the Owner of the
whereabouts of the Equipment; and
in respect of the condition and maintenance of the Equipment (including any replacement equipment supplied pursuant to
Clause 6.1.2 hereof) be solely responsible at its own cost for:
(a) regularly cleaning and maintaining the Equipment;
(b) subject to clause 5.2.1, promptly repairing damage to the Equipment; and
(c) arranging (where appropriate) the regular servicing of the Equipment and keeping accurate records of the same.
8. Insurance
The Hirer will throughout the term of this agreement keep the Equipment (including any replacement equipment provided under clause
6.1.2 above) insured with an insurance company of good repute or with Lloyd’s underwriters against loss or damage from all risks. The
Hirer shall notify its insurers that the Equipment is on hire from the Owner and request the insurers to endorse a note of such interest on
the Policy of insurance naming the Owner as loss payee, shall on demand and before commencement of this agreement show the
Owner the policy of insurance, premium receipts and insurance certificate and shall not use or allow the Equipment to be used for any
purpose not permitted by the terms of the policy of insurance or do or allow to be done anything or act whereby the insurance may be
invalidated. If the Hirer shall make default in the payment of any premium in respect of the insurance the Owner may pay such premium
in which event the Hirer shall repay the amount thereof to the Owner on demand. The Hirer shall indemnify the Owner against all loss or
damage to the Equipment not recoverable under the policy of insurance.
Where any event or accident shall occur which is a risk covered by the Hirer’s insurance hereunder the Hirer shall immediately notify the
Owner thereof, shall not compromise any claim without the consent of the Owner, shall allow the Owner to take over conduct of the
negotiations (except in relation to claims by the Hirer for personal injuries, loss of use of the Equipment or loss or damage to property
unconnected with the Equipment) and shall at the expense of the Hirer take such proceedings (in the sole name of the Hirer or jointly
with the Owner) as the Owner shall direct holding all sums recovered, together with any monies received by the Hirer under its policy of
insurance, on trust for the Owner and paying or applying the same as the Owner directs and as herein provided. If any Equipment is
declared a total loss, the hire thereof shall terminate. In such event the Owner shall apply any proceeds of insurance received by it at its
towards a replacement of equivalent value which replacement shall be deemed to be included in this agreement for all
purposes and the Hirer shall continue to be liable to any Rental as if such loss had not taken place, or
in or towards payment to the Owner of the sum necessary to compensate the Owner for the loss suffered as a result of the
loss of that Equipment.
The Owner shall have the right itself to repair or have repaired any Equipment which suffers damage. If the Owner does not choose to
do so the Hirer shall be liable to reinstate or repair (subject to clause 5.2.1) at its own expense any of the Equipment which has not
become a total loss. In any event, in the case of any damage to the Equipment the Hirer shall continue to pay Rental in respect of such
Equipment during reinstatement or repair whether by the Owner or the Hirer.
The Hirer will be liable to pay to the Owner any amount deducted by the insurers by way of excess or in respect of damage caused to
the Equipment prior to the date of total loss and (subject to the application of insurance proceeds under clause 8.2.2 above) shall
indemnify the Owner against all and any loss suffered by it in consequence of the total loss of all or any part of the Equipment.
9. General Liability
The Hirer shall be solely responsible for and hold the Owner fully indemnified against all claims, demands, liabilities, losses, damages,
proceedings, costs and expenses which may be brought against or incurred by the Owner as a result of any accident involving the
Equipment (other than death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of the Owner or its employees or agents).
The Owner does not hire the Equipment subject to any condition or warranty express implied or statutory in connection with the fitness
for any purpose or age of the Equipment and any conditions and warranties are hereby expressly excluded insofar as permitted by
Statute and (save for the Owner’s liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the Owner or its employees or agents
in which event the Owner’s liability shall not be limited) the Owner will not be responsible for any liability, claims, loss, damage or
expense of any kind or nature caused directly or indirectly by the Equipment or its use.
The Hirer shall be solely responsible for and hold the Owner fully indemnified against all claims, demands, liabilities, losses, damages,
proceedings, costs and expenses suffered or incurred by the Owner as a result of any breach or default on the part of the Hirer in the
discharge of its obligations under this Agreement.
10. Ownership
The Equipment shall at all times remain the property of the Owner and the Hirer shall have no rights to the Equipment other than as
mere bailee and the Hirer shall not do or permit or cause to be done any matter or thing whereby the rights of the Owner in respect of
the Equipment are or may be prejudicially affected.
The Hirer shall not sell, assign, charge or create any encumbrance, security interest or sub-lease over or otherwise dispose of or
abandon the Equipment, nor allow the Equipment to become a fixture on any land or property.
11. Termination
If the Hirer shall fail to pay any Rental or other sum under this agreement (or any other agreement made between the Owner and the
Hirer) or shall commit a breach of any other terms whether express or implied of this agreement (or of any other agreement as
aforesaid) or shall do or allow to be done any act or thing which in the opinion of the Owner may jeopardise the Owner’s rights in the
Equipment or any part thereof, then in each and every such case the Hirer shall be deemed to have repudiated this agreement and the
Owner may thereupon or at any time, pursuant to clause 4.4 or otherwise within three months thereafter forthwith terminate the hire
constituted by this agreement.
If any of the following events shall occur, namely:
if any distress, execution or other legal process shall be levied on or against the Equipment or any part thereof or against
any premises where the same may be against any of the Hirer’s goods or other property or the Hirer shall permit any
judgment against it to remain unsatisfied for seven days; or
if the Hirer, being an individual, shall die, shall suffer an interim order (within the meaning of the Insolvency Act 1986) to be
made against him or enter into a voluntary arrangement or suffer the making of a Statutory Demand or the presentation of a
petition for a bankruptcy order; or similar or analogous order is made or proceedings commenced or action taken in any
jurisdiction outside the United Kingdom in consequence of debt; or
if the Hirer, being a body corporate, shall enter into any liquidation, shall call any meeting of its creditors or shall have a
receiver or receiver and manager of all or any of its undertaking or assets appointed, or shall suffer the appointment or the
presentation of a petition for the appointment of an Administrator under the provisions of Part II of the Insolvency Act 1986,
or shall be deemed by virtue of sl23 of the Insolvency Act 1986 to be unable to pay its debts, or any similar or analogous
is made or proceedings commenced or action taken in any jurisdiction outside the United Kingdom in consequence of debt,
then in each and every such case the hire constituted by this agreement shall ipso facto and without notice terminate and no
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payment subsequently accepted by the Owner without knowledge of such termination shall in any way prejudice or affect the
operation of this clause.
Without prejudice to the foregoing, the Owner at its sole discretion may at any time and without giving any reason therefore by seven
days notice in writing to the Hirer for all purposes terminate this agreement.
The Hirer shall upon any termination under clauses 4.3.1, 4.4, 11.1, 11.2 or 11.3 above pay to the Owner:
all arrears of Rental then due and all other sums accrued due and unpaid at the date of termination, together with interest
thereon payable under clause 4.3.3 hereof; and
the cost of all repairs required as at the date of termination; and
compensation for the loss suffered by the Owner as a result of such termination, such loss being determined by the Owner;
any other sums which are or become due to the Owner or to which the Owner is or may be entitled by way of damages.
The termination of this agreement shall not affect the rights of the Owner or the liabilities of the Hirer subsisting at the date of termination
of this agreement.
On termination of the hire howsoever or whenever occasioned or on expiry of the Hire Period, the Hirer shall no longer be in possession
of the Equipment with the Owner’s consent and shall (unless otherwise agreed with the Owner) forthwith return the Equipment to the
Owner at such address as the Owner may direct in good working condition and at the Hirer’s expense and risk. Without prejudice to the
foregoing or to the breach by the Hirer of this agreement or any other rights hereunder, the Owner or its authorised representatives may
at any time after such termination or expiry of the Hire Period without notice retake possession of the Equipment and for such purpose
may enter upon any premises belonging to or in the occupation or control of the Hirer and the Hirer shall be responsible for all costs,
charges and expenses to be incurred in retaking possession of the Equipment as aforesaid. The Hirer shall also bear the reasonable
costs incurred by the Owner at any time in ascertaining the whereabouts of the Equipment and/or the Hirer.
12. Continuation Payment
Without prejudice to the provisions of clause 11.6 hereof, as from the due expiration of the Hire Period and until such time as the
Equipment shall have been returned or where the Equipment is returned damaged the Equipment is duly repaired the Hirer shall pay by
way of recompense for the continued use of the Equipment and for the Owner’s inability to hire the equipment to other person’s, a daily
sum (payable in arrears) at the same rate per day (pro rata if the rate in the Order Acceptance Form is expressed as other than per day)
as the Rental payments were previously due in respect thereof in addition to any amounts payable by the Hirer to the Owner for the
repair of any damaged Equipment pursuant to clause 7.1.5 or for any costs, liabilities, expenses, damages or other loss suffered by the
Owner as a result of the late return of the Equipment and/or the Equipment being returned damaged pursuant to clause 9.3.
This clause shall not confer upon the Hirer any right to the continued use or possession of the Equipment.
13. Value Added Tax
All sums due from the Hirer to the Owner shall be increased to include VAT at the rate or rates for the time being in force.
14. Owner’s Intervention
If the Hirer fails to comply with or commits a breach of any provision of this agreement, the Owner may without in any way being obliged
to do so or responsible for so doing and without prejudice to the ability of the Owner to treat that noncompliance as an event entitling it to
terminate this agreement under clause II hereof effect compliance on behalf of the Hirer
whereupon the Hirer will become liable to pay immediately any sums expended by the Owner together with all costs and expenses
including legal costs in connection therewith.
15. Force Majeure
Although the Owner will use all reasonable endeavours to discharge its obligations under this agreement in a prompt and efficient
manner, it does not accept responsibility for any failure or delay caused by circumstances beyond its control.
16. Forbearance
No forbearance, indulgence or relaxation on the part of the Owner shown or granted to the Hirer in respect of any of the provisions of
this agreement shall in any way affect, diminish, restrict or prejudice the rights or powers of the Owner under this agreement or operate
as or be deemed to be a waiver of any breach by the Hirer of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
17. Concurrent Remedies
No right or remedy herein conferred upon or reserved to the Owner is exclusive of any other right or remedy herein or by law or equity
provided or permitted but each shall be cumulative of every other right or remedy given hereunder or now or hereafter existing and may
be enforced concurrently therewith from time to time.
18. Waiver of Set Off
The Hirer hereby waives all and any future claims and rights of set off against any installment of Rental or any payment due hereunder
and agrees to pay the Rental and other amounts hereunder regardless of any equity, set off or cross-claim on the part of the Hirer
against the Owner.
19. Notices
All notices or other communications hereunder to any party hereto shall be in writing and shall be deemed to by duly given or made
when delivered (in the case of personal delivery), when dispatched and proper receipt of successful transmission obtained (in the case
of facsimile copy or e-mail) or on the second day following the day of posting (in the case of a posted
letter) to such party addressed to it at its address specified on the Order Acknowledgement Form or at such address or at such facsimile
or e-mail number as such party may hereafter specify for such purpose by notice in writing.
20. General
Where there are two or more parties to this agreement as Hirer their liability shall be joint and several. In this agreement and where the
context so admits or requires the masculine gender shall include the feminine or neuter (and vice versa) and expressions in the singular
shall include the plural.
If any provision of these conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the
other provision in question shall not be affected thereby.
This agreement shall be governed by the Laws of England and Wales. The Hirer irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the
English Courts.
The headings in this agreement are for convenience only and shall not affect interpretation.
No term of this Agreement is enforceable under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties” Act 1999 by a person who is not a party to this
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