Audio Effects Unit Hire

Audio Effects Unit Hire

Rack mounted and ready; Solid and reliable DBX audio compressors and equalisers for controlling mainly lapel microphone applications. Essential for a consistent level of quality vocal reproduction.

We personally deliver to your chosen venue or event in time, from early morning to late evening collections for same day events across London and Kent. Our trained audio effects technicians install and demo the audio effects unit with you, ensuring a full comprehensive handover is completed.

Graphic Equaliser | Vocal Compressor

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DBX 231s Dual 31 Band Graphic Equaliser

Two 31-band, 1/3-octave Constant Q frequency bands
Switchable boost/cut ranges of 6 or 12dB
12dB per octave, 40Hz low-cut filter
Front panel bypass switch
12dB input gain range
4-segment LED ladders for monitoring output levels
XLR and TRS Inputs and Outputs
Frequency Response of 10Hz to 50kHz
Dynamic range greater than 108dB

£20.00 per day*

*Hire cost is per day – delivery, set-up and collection charges apply
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DBX 166xs Vocal Compressor

Good work horse compressor and limiter, especially in sound reinforcement applications, drums, vocals and more

Selectable auto (classic dbx) or manual
(variable Attack and Release) compression

Contour switch removes unwanted low frequency
information from detector circuit

Selectable OverEasy or Hard Knee compression modes

PeakStopPlus limiting for setting maximum allowabl
level with minimal distortion

SC Ext and SC Mon for setting up and monitoring
external devices for gating function

True differentially balanced gold-plated XLR and 1/4 inch inputs and outputs

True RMS level detection

Precision metering of input level, output level, and gain reduction

Switchable +4dBu or -10dBV operation per channel

1U rack-mountable

£20.00 per day*

*Hire cost is per day – delivery, set-up and collection charges apply
In stock

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Sound In The
City Limited

27 Old Gloucester Street
Holborn, London


» North London
Finsbury Park (N4)

» South London
Peckham (SE14)

» Kent
Sittingbourne (ME10)

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Audio Hire

Audio Source Connections
Audio Source Power Supply
Event Deliveries
Event Collections
Day Before Event Deliveries
Order Quantities
Mixing Desks & Microphones
On-Site Technicians

Audio Source Connections

Most audio sources for music playback are from iPods or laptops, we always supply the audio cabling on each installation, some of our PA systems have an iPod dock built-in.

Audio Source
Power Supply

On all occasions using a laptop for audio output or any audio playback device connected to our PA systems; your power supply is required to sustain the battery life during a presentation.

Event Deliveries

Not all events are the same and some require an early morning delivery / setup due to the nature of the hire, we offer this as part of our service and guarantee our arrival ready for your day ahead.

Event Collections

We operate no time restrictions in regards to collecting our equipment after an event finishes. Most occasions for hire are taking place at hired event locations and the need to remove the equipment same evening / late night is a standard service we offer.

Day Before
Event Deliveries

In some event situations it’s possible for us to deliver and setup the hired equipment ready for the following day’s event, please contact us for more information. Certain T&C’s apply to this service.
"Our hire prices only apply for the days of equipment used; No equipment hire charge if this is required".

Order Quantities

Sound In The City can cater for any audio situation, from small conferences to large seminars, small reception weddings to full band pa requirements, please contact us full a full quotation.

Mixing Desks
& Microphones

We have many different style mixing desks and microphones covering all event situations. Small to large size mixing desks catering for all types of occasions. Microphones either wired or wireless handheld, vocal presentation to musical applications. We supply all the cabling required to connect on install.

On-Site Technicians

Sound In The City has trained audio technicians ready to manage your event; ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted presentation. Our technicians are skilled in audio applications and are on hand to solve any technical issues through out your event. For large conferences and live band applications please advise your requirements in order to receive a full quotation for this service.

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HD Media Player

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Canon Legria HD Camcorder

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Lectern Hire Range

*Hire cost is per day
delivery, set-up and
collection charges apply