Help and Support Articles

We have included a variety of useful articles with technical information about wireless technology and sound equipment which we hope you will find useful.

Please contact us if you need any further assistance with our hire equipment.

Radio Mic Beginners Guide

Radio Mic Beginners Guide

So you are looking to hire (or buy for that matter) some Radio/Wireless microphones and you don’t really understand what you will get or the additional equipment you will need to complete the system? Well look no further as we explain things for you.. Firstly do you...

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Sennheiser ew-G1 & G2 Ch67-70 Frequencies

Sennheiser EW G1 & G2 (Channels 66 – 70) (Pilot Tone ON) 830 – 865 MHz UHF Frequency Chart ONLY frequencies 863 – 865MHz are now legal to use in the UK. ALL other frequencies shown in the lists below are now illegal to use in the UK. Note: Do NOT...

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Attaching Microphones for Theatre Use

Attaching Microphones for Theatre Use

Microphone Placement & Positioning The best placement for miniature microphones used in theatrical productions is to attach them to the persons head. This can be done in a number of ways, the most popular being with various skin coloured tapes available from your...

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50ohm or 75ohm Antenna Coax Cable?

50ohm or 75ohm Antenna Coax Cable?

Can I use 75ohm instead of 50ohm coax cabling on my radio microphone and in ear monitoring equipment? It’s all the same isn’t it? It shouldn’t matter, or does it? Well actually it does matter. Some of you I suspect reading this article just want a Yes/No answer? in...

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UK March 2018 Onwards Radio Microphone Frequency Chart

Below is the UK’s Latest Radio/Wireless Microphone Frequency Chart. Blue = Available – License Free (UK & Part of the EU etc)Green = Available – Annual PMSE License Required – www.ofcom.org.ukOrange = Available – Short Term PMSE...

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Time Delay of Loudspeakers

Time Delay of Loudspeakers

There are many good articles available to read on delay setups for loudspeakers and why you should use time delay in the first instance. All we have tried to do here is simplify it into the very basics for the beginner to perhaps get a grip of? First of all lets look...

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Mixers – Analogue or Digital?

Mixers – Analogue or Digital?

The Cost: One of the main differences between analogue and digital audio mixing consoles is the cost, digital being in general more expensive. In defence of the digital mixer, it often offers you many additional features such as compressors, gates, graphics and fx...

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Amplifier Designs

There are many choices when it comes to choosing a suitable power amplifier(s) for your speaker system(s). For example do you want a heavy but smooth analogue sounding Toroidal design which can often (but not always) be cheaper or would you prefer one of the designs...

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Amplifier and Speaker Matching

Amplifier and Speaker Matching

So… exactly how do you come up with the correct amplifier and speaker combination? Well it isn’t really an exact science, takes a fair bit of explaining, and you should take great care and use common sense, or it could all end in tears. Introduction: Unlike 100v line...

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Trantec S5.3 & S5.5 Ch38-41 Frequencies

Trantec S5.3/S5.5 (Band G: 606.000 – 638.000 MHz) UHF Frequency Chart Note: Trantec S5.3 Systems (Ch 01 – 12 TV Channels 38 – 39) Trantec S5.5 Systems (Ch 01 – 24 TV Channels 38 – 41)...

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Trantec S5 Ch70 Set of 8 Frequencies

Trantec S5.3 & S5.5 Wireless Microphone Systems 8 Frequency Set on License Free Channel 70. As with ALL Radio/Wireless microphone systems we cannot and will not guarantee you will never have interference issues. The equipment user should check with the...

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Trantec S5 Ch70 Set of 6 Frequencies

Trantec S5.3 & S5.5 Wireless Microphone Systems 6 Frequency Set on License Free Channel 70. Ch 01: 863.075 MHzCh 02: 863.375 MHzCh 03: 863.800 MHzCh 04: 864.125 MHzCh 05: 864.625 MHzCh 06: 864.975 MHz

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Shure Radio IEM & Microphone Frequency Charts

Below is a really useful link to the Shure UK website. If you open this link and scroll down the page you will find you can download ALL the available Shure UK Systems Frequency Charts Shure Website

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Sennheiser ew-G3 Ch70 Set of 6 Frequencies

Sennheiser G3 Wireless Microphone Systems 6 Frequency Set on License Free Channel 70. Ch 01: 863.100 MHzCh 02: 863.400 MHzCh 03: 863.750 MHzCh 04: 864.225 MHzCh 05: 864.550 MHzCh 06: 864.975 MHz

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Sennheiser ew-G3 Ch38-43 Frequency Charts

Note: Do NOT Mix Banks! Select Bank Then Set Up To 31 Frequencies From Chosen Bank.  Bank 1Ch38Bank 2Ch39Bank 3Ch40Bank 4Ch41Bank 5Ch42Ch 01606.500 614.500 622.500 630.500 638.500 Ch 02607.375 615.375 623.375 631.375 639.375 Ch 03608.000 616.925 624.925 632.925...

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Sennheiser 1081-3 UHF-VHF Frequencies

VHF: Lo Band UK (Those Marked * License Free ~ Those Marked ** License Required) Ch 01:   173.800 MHz *Ch 02:   174.100 MHz *Ch 03:   174.500 MHz *Ch 04:   175.000 MHz *Ch 05:   176.400 MHz **Ch 06:   177.000 MHz ** VHF: Hi Band ‘A’ UK Ch 01:   191.900 MHz...

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