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Meet Mike Day

Industry veteran Mike Day joined us six months ago as Project Manager, bringing on board his calming influence and further expanding our capabilities to offer customers a turnkey service. From audio to video, set to stage – Mike has already driven investment into new stock dedicated to delivering high end event solutions for our existing customers, and indeed for new business leads. We’re privileged to have him on board, and look forward to sharing [...]

By |2018-06-18T10:11:24+00:00December 14th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Inventory Update

We are proud ambassadors to the L-Acoustics brand – there really is something to suit every audio application across their whole range of products, delivering consistent audio quality, precision, and fidelity. True to our dedication investing in new technology, we are delighted to be the first UK rental company to put a KIVA II system into stock. As you would expect - it’s lightweight, powerful, beautifully engineered, and a perfect addition to our corporate [...]

By |2018-06-18T10:08:33+00:00December 14th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Our busiest firework season to date

2016 saw us supplying a record number of displays across the bonfire night weekend. Merton Council’s two displays on the 3rd and 5th of November enjoyed amplification from L-Acoustics K2 and an end fire EAW SB1000 sub array, while Woking Park Rotary Club were provided a flown L-Acoustics KARA system configuration including X15 fills, and SB28 subs for bottom end presence. Saturday 5th also saw a distributed KARA and KIVA II solution at Aylesbury [...]

By |2018-06-18T09:50:02+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Virgin Atlantic take over the Palace Hotel in Manchester

A team of five technicians delivered a turnkey event solution for Virgin Atlantic’s November conference, led by Entertec Project Manager Mike Day. With Panasonic HD video projection, truss goalpost screen supports, comprehensive lighting, and distributed sound system services all coming under the technical brief provisions, the delegates attended conference presentations during the day and relaxed at a gala dinner with a live band in the evening – all set in the heart of Manchester [...]

By |2018-06-18T09:44:39+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

GTMC at the Shaw Theatre

The voice of business travel held their Autumn conference in St Pancras’ Shaw Theatre this year, and Entertec were on hand to supplement the in house facilities with technical support services, including a bespoke set backdrop, atmospheric lighting, and the all-important audio reinforcement needed to make sure not one word of any presentation was missed. Straight forward clear-cut solutions are paramount when there is so little time to prepare a venue for an event, [...]

By |2018-06-18T09:39:29+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Jason Donovan takes KARA on the road

Under the skilful direction of Bluefish Audio, Jason Donovan's "Ten Good Reasons and Greatest Hits Tour" has taken a ground stack L-Acoustics package out this Spring, with tour dates due to continue into the early summer. February sees the tour cover venues from Exeter to Aberdeen, deploying SB18's and KARA to complement the EAW inventory supplied by Bluefish, and work alongside the existing in-house facilites at many of the locations. Some venues required additional [...]

By |2018-06-18T09:35:37+00:00April 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|

X-Series now available

With some great projects to get our teeth into for 2016, we've wasted no time getting back on the bandwagon with our latest L-Acoustics X Series Purchase. Arriving in February is the first instalment of X-Series to the Entertec inventory: 8x X8's, 14x X15's, along with a flyware assortment and some additional LA8's. The X8's are from the smaller end of the L-Acoustics product range, making them a fantastic addition to the corporate and conference [...]

By |2018-06-18T09:19:52+00:00April 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Ho Ho How Many dB??!

December 2015 was a particularly busy month; closing out the year working with Calvin Harris, F1 legends Mika Häkkinen, Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne (more about this in our previous blog post), and the mighty local Old Country Union at our favourite Pendley Court Theatre. We really do love our L-Acoustics, and this year's Christmas bash PA design provided the most clear and concise audio the venue has ever heard. With FOH running [...]

By |2018-06-18T09:16:46+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Formula 1 comes to Wembley

Formula 1, Wembley Stadium, Chris Moyles, and some fast cars. What more could a growing boy want! Working with regulars NSR Communications, three towers of KARA covered the viewing areas across three levels on 270 degrees, ensuring everyone heard Moyles interviewing Mika Häkkinen, Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne about everything from their hair styles to their first motors. Search #jointhepactlondon for plenty more video, photos, and text online about this fantastic Johnnie Walker [...]

By |2018-06-18T09:15:04+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Christmas Lights Galore

November 2015 saw us providing PA services to renowned turnkey production firm Moonlite Productions down at the Bluewater Christmas Lights switch on event. Featuring a distributed 36 box KARA system across four hangs, complete with SB28's and Moonlite's own ground stack systems to cover the stage frontage, our custom Galileo drive rack managed the 12 output zones perfectly - keeping the entire system time aligned and isolated... Since extreme winds meant we had to lower [...]

By |2018-06-18T09:12:51+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|