Sound Hire

Please see below what is available to you.
If you do not see what you need in our inventory, don't worry. We can source anything! Just contact us with your needs.

We offer a free drop off and collection service in the local area. Additional costs apply for distances over 5 miles.

PA Speakers

HK Projector System

The perfect rig for playing successful gigs in tents, halls, and open-air events. Brawny enough for big bass sounds yet ultraresponsive for rendering fine dynamic details, four horn-loaded 18" subwoofers with 600 watts RMS each pack a mighty low-end punch, even over longer distances. Courtesy of a 12" speaker and 2" driver combination, the horn-loaded mid/high unit ensures complex signals remain clean and articulate all the way to the back row. The Big System For Big Events

  • Fully horn-loaded – plenty of punch even at distances of 50m/150ft. and more.

  • Power Rating: 3600 W

  • 3-way active electronics featuring OFR™ technology

  • 2 x 300-watt RMS power amps with Opto-Limiter for the mid/high cabinets

  • 600-watt RMS bass power amps with DynaClip™ limiter

  • Flyable Mid-High Units equipped with mid/longthrow switch

  • Basic system: four 18” subwoofers, two 12”/2 mid/high-range enclosures, all factory equipped with casters.

  • Total System Weight: 362 kg/ 797 lbs.

Mackie Thump 12 500 Watt RMS Speaker

Thump Series loudspeakers deliver a surprising amount of power and an amazing amount of low end for 12" tops. Featuring a built-in 3-band EQ, Thump delivers power, clarity, performance and proven quality. Perfect for any small-medium sized venue.

  • Dimensions: 63.5 x 33.5 x 38.6 cm

  • Colour: Black

  • Hardware Interface: 1/4-inch Audio

  • Speaker Amplification Type: Active

  • Material Type: Polypropylene

  • Speaker Count: 2

  • Output Wattage: 1000 watts

  • Power Source: AC

  • Wattage: 500 watts

  • Total System Weight: 24 Kg

Sub Woofers

Mackie Thump 18S Powered 1200 W Bandpass Subwoofer

Mackie Thump18S powered subwoofers deliver leading class, chest pounding low end sound. With the Thump18S 1200W of power, they provide room shaking bass often desired in a package that's portable, lightweight and durable. The Thump18Ss are designed by one of the world leaders in portable live sound, Mackie Thump18S features cool running Class-D amplification, 18" custom high-output woofer and professional band-pass design for maximum output and deep, room filling lows.

  • Active subwoofer

  • Amplifier: class D, 1,200 W

  • Woofer: 18in

  • Crossover: 140 Hz

  • Inputs: 2x XLR

  • Outputs: 2x XLR (top out) 2x XLR (thru)

  • Controllers: volume, polarity

  • Weight: 37.2 kg


Mackie Thump 12 500 Watt RMS Monitor

The same speakers as the active tops available to hire but they double up as awesome stage monitors! Fantastic sound and clarity.

  • Hardware Input: XLR/1/4-inch

  • Speaker Amplification Type: Active

  • Material Type: Polypropylene

  • Speaker Count: 2

  • Output Wattage: 1000 watts

Debra Pro Audio ER-2040 In-Ear Monitor System

Helping to protect your hearing and personalise your on stage sound, in todays age in ear monitoring is a must. At 3BA we have this very affordable dual channel system available to hire as an alternative to on stage wedges. Please note we ensure the IEMs are cleaned and disinfected after each hire.

  • Dual channel transmitter allowing for 2 separate mixes

  • Up to 4 body packs available

  • Strong signal, effective distance up to 300M

  • Automatic search for interference-free frequency function

  • 100 Group frequency Can adjustment Between 539 Mhz to 559 Mhz

  • LCD display shows clear working status

  • Low battery remind on body pack.

  • Volume adjustment knob on body pack.

Mixers - Digital

Mixers - Analogue

Allen & Heath Mix Wizard WZ316:2 - 16 Channel Mixer

The WZ3 is an easy-to-use compact mixer, with 16 Channels in and out, top quality built in effects, 6  aux sends. What more could you need?

  • 16 channel/2 bus

  • 4-band semi-parametric EQ per channel

  • Switchable high-pass filter per channel

  • Switchable +48V phantom power per channel

  • 6 Aux sends (1-2 pre, 3-4 pre/post, 5-6 post)

  • Pan, Mute, and Pre-Fader Listen per channel

  • -30dB to +16dB LED metering

  • Built-in DSP effects (Reverb, Delay, Chorus, Phaser, etc.)

Sound Craft EPM12 - 12 Channel Mixer

Simple desk, easy to use, nice clean pre-amps on each channel with a 3-band EQ on each channel.
Best suited for larger conferences and talks, as this desk has no built in FX. Making it ideal to not accidentally apply a delay when someone is addressing a crowd. 

  • 12 Mono and 2 Stereo channels

  • 3-Band EQ with sweepable mids

  • Insert per channel

  • 2 Aux Sends switchable pre/post

  • Solo/Mute switch per channel

  • Dynamic Peak-LED per channel

  • L/R and Monitor outputs

  • Separate Routing for Playback input

  • 48V Phantom power

Studiomaster Club XS6 - 4 Channel Mixer

These small table top mixers have great multi functionality to satisfy any need you may have. With built-in channel compression, DSP effects and a hugely versatile MP3/USB/SD card playback and recording system. Ideal for solo/duo gigs and small conferences. 

  • 2 Microphone and 2 Stereo Inputs

  • 16 programme DSP effects unit built in

  • +48V phantom power on all mic channels

  • 3 Band EQ on all mic channels

  • High pass filters and adjustable compression on all mic channels

  • USB/SD card recording / playback

  • Bluetooth (tm) playback facility

  • Mic channels feature adjustable compressor facility

  • MP3/USB/SD Audio playback - 2 channel playback

  • USB/SD Audio recording - 2 channel recording from mix output

  • Bluetooth Playback - 2 channel playback

Alto Pro ZMX52 - 3 Channel Mixer

Fantastic cheap option for a simple desktop set up. Ideal for 1 microphone and some music at a small party, conference or perfect for a DJ.

  • 1 XLR/TS Input, 2 Stereo TS Inputs

  • Low-noise mic preamp with phantom power

  • Two-band EQ on the mono channel

  • Headphone 1/4 output

  • Stereo TS L&R main outputs


Wireless Shure PG58 Dynamic Microphone System
With Single Channel Wireless Receiver

  • Power & battery status LED

  • Adjustable gain control

  • Quick & easy frequency matching

  • 14 hours of continuous use provided by AA batteries (included)

  • 100 m (300 ft) operating range within line of sight

Shure SM58 Dynamic Microphone

  • Frequency Response: 50Hz - 15kHz

  • Sensitivity: -54.5- dBV/Pa - 1.85 mV/Pa

  • Transducer Type: Dynamic

  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Shure SM57 Dynamic Microphone

  • Contoured frequency response for clean, instrumental reproduction and rich vocal pickup

  • Professional- quality reproduction for drum, percussion, and instrument amplifier miking

  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern

  • Pneumatic shock- mount system cuts down handling noise

  • Extremely durable under the heaviest use

  • Frequency response: 40 to 15,000 Hz

Shure BG1.1 Dynamic Microphone

  • Impedance: 180 ohms

  • Directivity: Cardioid

  • Effective Output Level: -76.5 dBm

  • Frequency Response: 85 - 14000 Hz

  • Built In On/Off Switch

Shure 10A Dynamic Microphone
  • Dynamic

  • Frequency response 80 to 12,000 Hz

  • Pickup CARDOID (unidirectional)

Behringer Ultravoice XM8500 Dynamic Microphone

  • 50 Hz to 15 kHz frequency response

  • Shock mount system reduces handling noise

  • Cardioid characteristic with excellent feedback suppression

  • Two-stage pop filter minimizes breath and pop noises

Shure Beta 52A Dynamic Microphone

  • Transducer Type: Dynamic

  • Frequency Response: Tailored, 20Hz - 10kHz

  • Sensitivity: -64.00 dBV/Pa - 0.60 mV/Pa

  • Output Impedance: 150Ω

  • Sound Pressure: 174 dB

  • Polar Pattern: Supercardioid

Audio Technica Pro25 Dynamic Microphone

  • Impedance: 600 ohms 

  • Polar pattern: Hypercardioid 

  • Frequency response: 30Hz-12kHz 

  • Open circuit sensitivity : -54dB (1.9mV) re 1V at 1Pa

D.I. Boxes

Samson S-Direct D.I. Box

As a regular feature of a club sound system or as a durable road piece the S-Direct is the only direct box you'll ever need.

  • Perfect for stage and studio

  • Switchable input level handles instrument and speaker levels

  • 48 Volt phantom power or 9 volt operation with auto battery shut off

  • Switchable ground lift

  • 1/4" link output

Conference Support Accessories


Perfect for your conference, presentation, auction or any other event where you would like the speaker to address an audience. Adding that finishing, professional touch to your event.

  • Available in Acrylic or Black Truss

  • Acrylic Height: 1.15m 

  • Black Truss Height: 1.3m

Behringer X Air XR18 - 16 Channel iPad Mixer

  • Inputs: 16 Mic/Line XLR/Combo jack inputs + 2 x Line - 6.3 mm jack

  • Outputs: XLR

  • 6 AUX / Monitor sends: XLR

  • 4 Integrated effects processors

  • 100 Band Analyser

  • Stereo headphone output

  • Provided with a dual-band router for better connectivity

  • Avialable to hire with an iPad or you canuse your own with the free app.

Crank Studios, Unit 4, Crank Mills, LS27 8NT

Tel: 0113 345 4323 (Ext 2)

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Music lessons run 5 days a week. Monday-Friday: 15:00 - 20:00.
Both at our premises: Crank Studios, Unit 4, Crank Mills, New Bank Street, LS27 8NT & online.


For all other services you can reach us 5 days (Mon-Fri) a week between the hours of 10:00 - 20:00.

We will do our best to get back to you as soon as we can.