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New in Hire Stock for September

05 September 2017 at 10:07

QFX Disco LightThe Showtec QFX combines LED RGB spots, Derby fx, a Laser and a Strobe effect onto a single control bar. QFX maximizes convenience and ease of set-up and take-down for mobile entertainers who want to create a dynamic lighting experience for any event. The RG laser has many versatile grating & burst effects and is equipped with a key lock and remote interlock. The strobe has 4 sections with different preprogrammed patterns. The LED spot and Derby FX have RGB colors can be selected individually or in many preprogrammed combinations. The system is complete including a tripot stand, wireless footswitch, IR remote and carrying bags to protect the set during transport. The QFX controller bar features phenomenal built-in automated and sound-activated programs that include all 4 effects to make one complete show.

To hire the QFX, please take a look at its individual hire page. QFX

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New Moving Heads in Action

05 September 2017 at 09:17

SharksThis month we are introducing into our hire stock Showtec's Shark Moving Heads. The Shark Wash One is a compact, affordable and reliable wash light for DJs, entertainers, clubs and bars.
Equipped with seven Q6 LEDs, all with RGBWA-UV colors, this small moving head creates countless color mixing possibilities. In addition, specially developed optical lenses ensure an excellent beam projection. Because of its compact dimensions, combined with the 25-degree lenses, the Shark Wash One is very suitable for venues with low ceilings.

The Shark Wash Zoom One is a compact RGBW wash light equipped with a motorized zoom from 6° to 36°. 

Thanks to seven RGBW power LEDs with high-grade optics this moving head offers an excellent colormix with a very high output. 
Weighing only 4.3 kg, this fixture can be transported and handled easily and because of a single mounting clamp, rigging can be done very quickly. 
All features and effects, like strobe, dimming and zoom, can be controlled via DMX or with the included IR remote control. An 8-channel personality allows for a basic light desk control of the Shark Wash Zoom One, and for full control, an extended 15-channel personality is also available.

Intelligently designed fixtures, easy to use by professional and non-professional users alike. Versatile macros and integrated sound-active programs are features and functionalities that will enable you to create amazing shows without any complex programming. 

All Showtec Shark moving heads are equipped with IFS Technology, allowing users full control of various Shark fixtures within a single setup.

If you would like to hire them, please take a look at their individual hire pages.

Shark Spot One  Shark Zoom Wash

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Sound Recording Equipment

02 November 2016 at 14:09

Tascam RecorderDo you need to record a speech or simply record sound for after effects? We now have the perfect solution for you. The Tascam DR-44WL Digital Recorder can do this and more!

The DR-44WL has built in high-quality stereo condenser microphones, updated with a new XY pattern and high-performance mic components. Two locking XLR inputs feed TASCAM's latest microphone preamp design, with the lowest noise level and richest sound available in a portable recorder. 

The DR-44WL revolutionizes handheld recorders with its new Wi-Fi feature. A free app for iOS or Android devices provides control, file transfer, and audio streaming to your smartphone. Start recording while on-stage or from anywhere in the room, while setting trim levels and check meters to make sure the transport is running. At the end of a performance, transfer recordings to your phone and instantly upload them to SoundCloud, Facebook, even email directly to fans. 

With rugged construction, great sound quality, and TASCAM's famed ease of use, the DR-44WL is the ultimate portable recorder for anyone from amateurs to experienced professionals. 

For hire purposes we supply a 4GB stick so you can record straight away, but please ensure you make a copy of your recordings as we do require you return the stick erased when you have finished. 

For a full description and a list of features please visit our main hire link

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New Hire Products for October

20 October 2016 at 11:28

ParasolTransform the face of your event with a 5-meter Parasol. They are the perfect choice for any event looking to add a focal point to any outdoor space. They are extremely versatile and can help shade your audience from the sun whilst at the same time giving your external area a fresh and inspirational feel.

  • Cost effective way to extend alfresco offerings
  • Provide shelter from the sun, rain, smokers
  • Portable base plate & weights
  • Durable with easy installation
  • Easy opening and closing operating mechanism
  • Comes complete with easy to remove cover
  • No planning permission required with a portable base


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New Hire Products for June

06 June 2016 at 16:23

Cob60Firstly we have the Showtec Compact par 60 COB which is a COB LED parcan in a compact housing. It offers RGBW colors powered by 1 single 60 watt COB LED. The COB technology ensures a high definition perfect color mix. It has a big reflector with a large soft 120° edge beam angle and with the included Fresnel lens it can be transformed into a hard edge narrow 20° beam angle. With the 4,6,8 channel DMX personality and the built-in programs it is an ideal and easy to use LED fixture for mobile djs.


PowerspotWe also have the Power Spot Q5 family has the possibility to mix RGB with Cool White and Amber to achieve extraordinarily beautiful solid colors. Because of the 5-in-1 technology and very high power of the individual LEDs we can achieve a very high output with a minimum quantity of LEDs. the big lenses on the front mix all colors perfectly without creating shades in the output. The rugged di-cast aluminium housing is specially designed for stages, disco, night clubs etc.

PowerlineFinally, we have the Powerline 16 is a compact but powerful RGBW projector based on LED technology. It is equipped with 16 pieces 1W LEDs combined with high precision Italian lenses.
The double bracket makes it easy to mount the fixture into the truss or to put it on the floor. The Powerline 16 has special lenses with a beamangle of 10 x 40 degrees. Therefore, the unit is very suitable for wall-wash applications.

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New Hire Products for March

24 February 2016 at 12:34

Pipe and drapeNew in hire stock from Chinnick Theatre Services: Telescopic Pipe and Drape Kit, you can rent and buy all sorts of Pipes & Drapes systems, but there is no system as versatile and easy to use as Showtec Pipes & Drapes. As a result of pure innovations, our Pipes & Drapes system is far easier to move around than any other system in the market. It is also very decorative. 
All that makes it the no. 1 choice for for theatres, events, business premises, exhibitions and many more.
Revolutionary 4-way connector system
If you have used a Pipes & Drapes system before, you probably know what the shortcomings are: for example, telescopic drape support that detach, irregular hanging curtains or clumsy mounting.
The revolutionary and patented 4-way connector with its autolock system makes these occurrences a thing of the past. This system guarantees solid connections of uprights and drape supports while they can still be adjusted to every conceivable direction.

SpectralWe also have the Spectral M1500 Zoom Q4 TourThe Spectral is designed as a truly versatile unit, combining LED technology with its extremely impressive zoom range of 8-45 degrees. 
Ideal for a wide range of applications the M1500 can be used in theatre productions to event and architectural facade lighting. The M1500 offers true 4-in-1 LED technology (RGBW) ensuring a wide palette of vivid colors and true white. The sturdy die cast aluminium body, makes it a suitable LED fixture for indoor and outdoor applications. With this fixture, lighting designers have the ideal tool for creating dramatic beams of light carrying out wide panoramic washing.

idjliveIn our Disco department we now have the Numark iDJ Live 2 available. Featuring an updated low-profile design and USB connectivity, iDJ Live 2 lets you perform your way. Connect to any iOS device or to your laptop computer and use it with your favorite DJ app and software. Work the smooth crossfader, tweak the EQ knobs, spin the capacitive touch-activated platters, and hang on for the ride. 

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New Hire Products for August

05 August 2015 at 09:26

xtermintatorWe start off with the versatile Showtec X-terminator Laser/LED/Strobe Disco Light. The X-Terminator is a 3-in-1 light effect that combines 12 powerful white strobe LEDs with a 130mW Red/Green laser module and a double RGBWA moonflower effect. All 3 effects can be selected separately in auto or music controlled programs. It can also be controlled by DMX to give you full control of all features. The R/G laser has many versatile grating & burst effects and is equipped with a key lock and remote interlock. The strobe has 12 sections with different preprogrammed patterns. One moonflower has RGB colors and the other is BWA. The X-Termanator combines 3 great effects with vivid colors to bring you a total lightshow in a compact housing.

PA940We also have available the PA-940 100v Line Mixer Amplifier. This powerful mixer/amp outputs at 240WRMS at 4Ω and features four balanced microphone/line inputs. The unit has all the usual features, including priority circuit and automatic talkover, insert facility for preamplifier, input and output level controls, 2-way tone control for the output, selectable 21V phantom power and mains operation or 24V emergency power operation.

chendlierWe also have a few chandeliers available for hire. All are in silver and we offer a choice of 8-branch or 5-branch versions. Both kinds can be powered on a 16A plug and feature 42w candle lamps on each branch. The chandeliers can be hung with the chain provided and have a minimum drop of around 18 inches. 

CitronicSound-wise we have a range of brand new Citronic CV Series active loudspeakers. These high specification full range speakers have a digital amplifier built in which provides high SPL's from a compact and light design. Sizes start from an 8" 150w to an ear bashing 15" 800w!! 

Club Par 12Our final new product available for hire is the Showtec Club Par 12/4 RGBW. It's the perfect value for money LED par with professional looks and a nice finish. The big 25° beam creates a perfect color mix. If you need more than basic colours, the 12-4 offers pastel colors with all kinds of white and ambers. The fire retardant plastic housing is compact and lightweight and is equipped with a double metal bracket. The showtec club par is perfect for schools, mobile djs, live performers and entertainers.

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New in Hire Stock for October

15 September 2014 at 16:07

With our continuing committment to provide new equipment for our customers to hire, CTS have added a few more cool pieces of kit into our hire stock.

Jands CLFirstly we have the amazing Jands Stage CL Lighting Console. This mixing desk is ideal for small shows that want to use colour changing LEDs or conventional fixtures. Take a look at our link for full details on all the wonderful features this desk has.

PowerbeamLighting wise, we have the new Powerbeam LED 30 RGB, a two degree LED pinspot with full colourchanging capabilities. The unit has DMX and can be used stand alone and also has sound-to-light function. We have built a package around a pair of these Powerbeams with a mirror ball that will appeal to DJ's and wedding venues.

We've also added Showtec's new Compact Par 18 MK II Tour. These are equipped with 18x 3-in-1 RGB LEDs combined with high efficiency optics ensuring perfect performance in any circumstance. As with the Powerbeams, these have full colourchanging capabilities, full DMX, auto-functions and sound-to-light onboard. A very versatile unit for when space is at a premium.

Finally, we have available some Deco-22 trussing. This super lightweight truss is ideal for small shows/venues where only a few fixtures are needed. 

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New in Hire Stock for April

11 April 2014 at 10:29

Club Mate III PackageFor April we have the amazing Club Mate III Package available for hire. With four 600w Subs and two 600w Tops it has more than enough power to blow those cobwebs away! 

Easily transportable and simply set up, this system is ideal for DJ's and bands who need to amaze their audience with a truly loud noise. Each cabinet has its own amplifier, processor, limiter and crossover built in so there's no need for extra equipment, just add your mixer and away you go!

Take a look at the specifications here.

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New in Hire Stock for March

14 March 2014 at 11:33

Take a look at the new equipment that's available to hire from Chinnick Theatre Services.

We have simplified our Laptop Disco Package with the addition of the Stage Line DMP-130 Mixer. This particular mixer is very simple to use with all inputs you require at the front, so you can plug in your laptop/iPod/iPad and a microphone without a problem. The addition of a USB port allows users to plug in a flash drive so that anyone at your party can play MP3's of their choice. Have a look at the specifications here.

New in the radio microphone department is the excellent Audio Technica System 10 Kit. The kit includes a receiver, beltpack and tie-clip microphone and is totally digital! You won't believe how clear the sound is. With a maximum range of 30 meters its a very versatile kit, especially when used in conjunction with our new MP34150 Headsets. These kits have already become a firm favorite with many educational establishments and theatres. 

In the lighting department we now have a new LED Lightset from the Showtec range. The Compact Lightset MkII comes complete with carry bag and a stand and has a sound-to-light function or can be used on DMX. A very versatile unit that can be used at a party or even to light up a band. 

In the disco lighting range we now have the Galactic Polar Laser. A truly unique effect as it refracts the two coloured lasers in conjunction with an LED nebula effect. Can be used on DMX or on sound-to-light. If you are looking for something your partygoers haven't seen before, this is truly it.

Finally we have Zero88's Jester ML48 Lighting Control Desk. The ML48 brings 48 dimmer channles with flxibility to control 30 moving lights and is ideally suited for mid-level venues. With an effects system, recorded pallets, and an extensive library of fixture personalities its a great desk to get to grips with.

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New in Hire Stock

22 May 2013 at 09:24

LED Par64We now have avilable the tremendously versatile LED Par64 Short Q4-18 in hire stock. This great little unit is as bright as a generic 1000w Par Can and offers true RGBW colour mixing which gives you a myriad of amazing colour options, even pastels. 

DMX, sound and master/slave control gives you even more options, plus a single unit only consumes 120w of power, which means you can run 8 of these units in place of one generic Par64. 


Take a look at these specifications:

Lux @2m: 3790
Max Distance: 30m

Light Source 
LED System: 18 x 4-in-1 LEDs
Drive Current: 450mA
Refresh rate: 7.8kHz
Color Range: RGBW

Power Supply: 100-240V AC
Power Consumption: 120W

Control Protocol: DMX512
DMX channels: 4,5,8

Optical system
Dimmer: 0-100%
Strobe: 0-20Hz
Beam Angle: 40°

Dimensions: 310 x 230 x 230 mm
Weight: 3.0kgs
Housing: Aluminium
Color: Black
Fixture Connections: XLR 3pole
Cooling: Forced cooling(fan)

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New in Hire Stock

19 February 2013 at 10:35

SoundMate Active 3 MK-II Package

New in hire stock this month is the SoundMate Active 3 MK-II Package

The set includes four active 600w sub-woofers and two active 400w tops.

The Active 3 Package is truly 'plug and play' and ideal for DJ's and live performances. Having amplifiers built into the cabinets negates the need for seperate amps which makes the package easier to transport and much easier to connect to your sound output.

The package is currently set up in our demo room, so if you would like to hear the awesome power of these loudspeakers, please pop in, just be prepared to have the dust in your ears blown away!

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