YSTV Hires

YSTV has the following equipment available for hire. Ratified YSTV productions can see all equipment available free of charge here.
Costs are per item per day, but this page should be used as a guide only and charges/equipment may change at any time.
Please contact hires@ystv.co.uk with details of what you need and what you plan to do at least 24 hours before you need it, and an exact quote will be provided.
All hires are subject to availability of equipment, with priority going to YSTV productions.

Audio

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
Allen & Heath Zed 428Sound desk with 24 mic/line inputs plus 2 dual stereo inputs. Includes flight case and IEC cable.1£80.00
Beachtek DXA-6XLR input adapter for DSLR or similar1£5.00
Behringer Eurorack MX2642ASound desk with 8 mic/line inputs plus 4 stereo inputs. Includes power supply.1£25.00
Behringer MDX22002-Channel Expander/Gate/Compressor/Limiter.1£8.00
Behringer MDX44004-Channel Compressor/Limiter.1£10.00
Behringer MDX46004-Channel Expander/Gate/Compressor/Limiter.2£10.00
Behringer X32 ProducerDigital sound desk with 16 XLR inputs plus 6 auxiliary line inputs. Includes flight case and IEC cable.1£75.00
Peavey XR800F PAPowered mixer with 2 speakers (with stands), and 2 monitor speakers. Includes associated cables.1£75.00
Zoom H2NPortable digital audio recorder with onboard 4-channel microphone and line input. Optionally supplied with DXA-6 XLR adapter at same price.1£10.00
Zoom R16Digital multi-track recorder/mixer with 8 mic/line inputs. Includes power supply.1£15.00

Cable reels

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
20m 10A cable reelPower cable terminated with standard 13A plug/sockets2£3.00
25m 16A cablePower cable terminated with 16A ceeform plug/sockets. 13A and IEC adapters available on request.2£5.00
25m 8-core XLR reel8-core XLR reel, with 8 sends on drum.1£8.00
65m HD-SDI coax reelBelden 1694A 75 ohm coax terminated with Neutrik rear-twist BNC connectors. Tested to HD-SDI standard (1080i). Barrels available on request.1£8.00
75m HD-SDI coax reelBelden 1694A 75 ohm coax terminated with Neutrik rear-twist BNC connectors. Tested to HD-SDI standard (1080i). Barrels available on request.1£8.00

Cameras

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
GoPro HD Hero 2HD action camera, suitable for live and pre-recorded production. Includes waterproof enclosure, and various mounts.1£30.00
Panasonic AG-AC90HD camera, suitable for live and pre-recorded production. Includes bag, shotgun microphone, 32GB SD card, batteries, charger, power supply, camera light, and lens filters.3£50.00
Panasonic HC-V110HD camera, suitable for live and pre-recorded production. Includes box, SD card, battery, USB power supply.1£20.00
Sony HVR-HD1000EHD camera, suitable for live production only (tape drive is inoperable). Includes bag, batteries, charger, and power supply.1£15.00
Sony HVR-V1EHD camera, suitable for live and pre-recorded production. Includes bag, HDV tapes, batteries, charger, and power supply.1£30.00
Sony HVR-Z1EHD camera, suitable for live and pre-recorded production. Includes bag, HDV tapes, batteries, charger, and power supply.1£30.00
Sony PD-150SD camera, suitable for live and pre-recorded production. Includes bag, DV tapes, batteries, charger, and power supply.5£20.00

Communication

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
Cobra MT800 PMRTwo-way radio. Includes headset and charger. Hireable only in even-numbered batches.8£5.00

Converters/routers

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
AJA SDI DAAJA 1:4 distribution amplifier. Includes power supply.2£20.00
BMD Analog to SDIBlackmagic Design Miniconverter. Includes power supply.1£20.00
BMD Battery HDMI to SDIBlackmagic Design Battery Miniconverter. Approx 3hr from fully charged. Includes power supply/charger3£20.00
BMD HDMI to SDIBlackmagic Design Miniconverter. Includes power supply1£20.00
BMD UpDownCrossBlackmagic Design Miniconverter. Includes power supply1£20.00
Generic SDI to VGASDI to VGA converter with SDI pass-through and 3.5mm audio out. Includes power supply.1£10.00
Lynx Analog to SDIIncludes power supply.3£15.00

Grip Equipment

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
Hague K2 JibSuitable of carrying small cameras - such as the Sony PD-150. Does not include tripod.1£25.00
Hague Pan & Tilt Camera PowerheadTripod-mountable motorised pan/tilt camera mount with remote control1£20.00
Hague SM4 Double Suction MountCamera bracket with two large suction pads, suitable for mounting to any flat non-porous surface.1£20.00
Photon Beard Lighting Kit3x Photon Beard A417 Photobeam 800W lamps with stands, barndoors, and soft case.1£50.00

Microphones

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
Audio Technica AT835bShotgun/rifle microphone. Includes mount and flight case. Windshield available on request.1£12.00
Samson QL5/PM6 LavalierLapel/lavalier microphone with XLR adapter. Requires phantom power.4£7.00
Sennheiser E825SDynamic microphone4£5.00
Shure FP15/83Wireless lapel kit. Includes lapel mic, beltpack transmitter, mountable receiver, adapters, and batteries. Headset microphone available on request. Preset to licence-free frequencies - hiree must arrange for licence to use other frequencies.2£25.00
Shure SM-57Dynamic microphone2£5.00
Shure SM-58Dynamic microphone3£5.00

Microphones - Accessories

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
Microphone stand5£3.00
Pulse table standMicrophone table stand7£3.00
Rode boom pole2£5.00

Tripods

NameDescriptionQuantityCost
Camlink TPVideo13£10.00
Konig 1001£10.00
Manfrotto 525MVBFluid head (501HDV) tripod with bag1£15.00
Sachtler Video 18 Plus1£20.00

Other facilities

We also offer time in our studio, complete with lighting and green screen, as well as editing time. Please contact hires@ystv.co.uk as above for more details.

Per hour Per day Per hour (Rig/de-rig)
Studio £20.00 £100.00 £10.00
Editing £10.00