Friday, December 20, 2019

12.20.2019 - The Collegiate School Christmas Concert 2019

On December 20th Moore PA Hire provided staging, sound, video and camera equipment and services for the Collegiate Christmas Concert at The Church of St Paul the Apostle.

For Video and Camera, we provided our premier camera switching and recording rack. Engineered with (1) Blackmagic Design 2 M/E video switcher, (2) Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Studio Pro 2, (2) Blackmagic Design Smartcope Duo 4K, and (1) Cisco RV130 VPN Router for control. The show was mixed using our Atem Advanced Panel and Moore PA Hire MacBook Pro 15". For serving the client provided powerpoint, as well as the Moore PA Hire built graphics and lower thirds, we provided the Production Bot Switch 8. The whole concert was captured by (4) Panasonice HE-130, controlled by (1) Panasonic RP-120 and (1) Panasonic RP-50. The camera feeds were switched and recorded at our recording rack and then sent out for display on (2) 82" Samsung NU8000 screens along with two LED walls flown from (2) Genie ST-20s high above the orchestra and choir. Each screen was made up of twelve LED panels and fed using (2) Novastar VX4S.

For audio, we provided the Yamaha QL5 combined with Yamaha RIO1608D. For FOH we provided all L'Acoustic (12) dV Dosc with (2) dV SUB powered and processed using our Dv amp rack with L'Acoustics LA-8 amplified controllers. This line array system was flown on (2) Genie ST-25. For monitoring, we provided (6) L'Acoustics 108P, and (6) L'Acoustics 112P. For microphones, we provided (12) Shure SM 58, (6) AKG C 414 B-XLS, (6) AKG C391B, (24) mic stands, and our Shure UR4D receiver rack.

We also provided 6'x4' pieces of stage with 6" legs for coral risers.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

12.12.2019 - Sports Business Journal at Refinery Rooftop

On December 12th Moore PA Hire Inc rolled into Refinery Rooftop to provide Sports Business Journal with video, audio, lighting, and staging equipment and services for their "New Voices Under 30" event. Let's dive in.

For lighting, we began with (9) ETC S4WRD to serve nine metal gobos Moore PA had manufactured for the client and their sponsors. All S4WRD were on Impact Turtle Base C-Stands and all were outfited with ETC Donuts to sharpen up the gobos. For stage lighting we provided (2) ETC Lustr Series 2, also on C-Stands and also with EDLT lenses.

For audio, we began as we often do with the Yamaha QL-1. For microphones we provided (2) Shure UR-2 handheld microphones, along with (1) Shure UR-1 w/ DPA 4088 microphone. All paired with Shure UR4D reciever decks. We used the house's audio system for speakers and then rounded it all out with (2) L'Acoustics 108P.

For video, we cracked open (1) Production Bot Switch 8. On the menu was serving powerpoints, videos, and iMag to screens around the rooftop as multi-cam record the awards ceremony. For cameras we provided (2) Panasonic HE-130 ptz cameras, operated via (1) Panasonic RP-120. The videos and powerpoints were served by the Production Bot and sent out to (2) Samsung NU8000 82" screens and (1) LG UJ634 70" screen.

For staging and hardware we provided (1) 4ft x 6ft stage deck and well as 30 feet of schedule 40 piping to display the client's branding.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

12.11.2019 - Futures in Education Foundation

On December 11th Moore PA Hire Inc. loaded up the truck and headed to the Futures in Education Foundation. Let's check out the gig!

For audio, we laid out (1) Pioneer CDJ 2000 Nxs and (1) Yamaha QL-1. For speakers we provided (4) L'Acoustics 108P, (6) L'Acoustics 112P, and (2) L'Acoustics SB15P. For microphones we provided (9) Shure SM58 all on mic stands. With that rocking and rolling we were ready to jump onto lighting.

For lighting, we provided (2) ETC Lustr Series 2 on C-Stands and controlled by the Elation 6 channel analog controller.

Video-wise, we began with the rock solid Roland VR-50. to serve the client's content to (2) LG UJ634 70" screens.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

12.7.2019 - Sunnyside Christmas Tree Lighting

On a freezing evening in December, the Moore PA Hire truck headed down Skillman Avenue to set up for the Sunnyside Christmas Tree Lighting event. It was magical and below is how we did it.

For audio, we started with (1) Mackie DL1608. We laid out an assortment of microphones and D.I.s including (4) Shure SM58, (1) Shure B52, (2) AKG C391, among others. For speakers and monitors we provided (4) L'Acoustics 112P.

For lighting we provided (4) ETC Lustr Series 2, all on impact turtle base C-Stands.

We provided all cables necessary and for power we provided (1) Honda EU3000is Generator.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

12.03.19 - CFO Forecast @ Crains New York

On a freezing day in December Moore PA Hire began setting up video and audio equipment for a multi-cam record and broadcast of the CFO Forecast event at Crains New York. Let's jump in!

For audio, we started with (1) Mackie DL1608 and (4) L'Acoustics 108P. For microphones we provided (6) Shure UR4-D with handheld microphones, along with various USB Audio DAC to interface with our video centre, (1) Production Bot Switch 8.

For cameras, we rigged up (2) Panasonic HE-130s on C-Stands, controlled via (1) Panasonic RP-120. To round out the inputs we provided (1) Macbook Pro 15" to serve the client-provided powerpoint and graphics. With all the inputs running into the Production Bot, we cut a program record for the client's archive, as well as broadcast the event out to an unlisted Youtube link provided by Moore PA Hire for easy viewing online.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

11.18.19 - Garth Brooks at The Bowery Hotel

On November 18th Moore PA Hire pulled up to 3rd St & Bowery to provide video and lighting equipment and services for an event at The Bowery Hotel featuring Garth Brooks to promote a new special about him on A+E. Let's dive in.

For video, we began with (1) Production Bot Switch 8. We used the Production Bot to serve the two client-provided 4K videos, as well as various hold slides and house music for the event. We sent the video feed via SDI to the venue provided 70" LCD display on stage, running through (1) Decimator MD-HX to convert to HDMI.

For lighting, we provided (8) ETC Source 4 Minis alongside (6) LED strips to light the step & repeat for the event. Finally, we provided all power and data cables necessary.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

11.06.19 - Anne Klein @ Terazzo Terrace

On November 6th Moore PA Hire rolled into the Terazzo Terrace with audio, video, and staging equipment ready to build and run an event for Anne Klein as they launched new products, "Steve Jobs style." Let's go!

For audio, we began with (1) Yamaha QL-1 and (3) Shure UR-4D paired with two handheld microphones and three DPA 4088 head-worn microphones. Finally for mics we provided (1) Shure MX418 podium microphone for the presentations.

For video, we ran everything through (1) Atem 2 M/E video switcher. We provided (3) Macbook Pros to serve the various client-provided powerpoints and videos. To keep everything running smoothly and in tandem we provided (1) Perfect Cue Mini. For displays, we provided (2) 82" Samsung NU8000 display and (1) 80" Sharp Aquos display, along with (1) Ikan MS21 21.5" screen to serve as a confidence monitors for the presenters. To round out the video department we laid out all power and data cabling necessary.

For staging, we provided (2) 6ft x 4ft decks of staging on 12" legs. We rolled in duvatene to skirt the stage, as well 26ft for 12ft black velour drape for the stage backdrop. To keep everything running like clockwork we set-up (1) DSAN Limitimer Pro-2000-Kit.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

10.22.2019 Pandora @ The Bowery Hotel

On October 22nd Moore P.A. Hire provided audio and video equipment and services for a Pandora "Turn it up" presentation at the Bowery Hotel.

We engineered two AV packages - one for the formal presentations and panel discussion in the main event space and the second for the music performance by Allen Stone in the Fireplace room.

For presentation audio, we used our (1) Yamaha QL-1 to control 8 channels of wireless Shure UR4D with a combination of Shure UR-1 with either Countryman E6-D or DPA 4088 head-worn mics and also some UR2 handheld mics, depending on the presenters' preference. We streamed pre and post-event music (obviously from Pandora)

For the audio aspect of the Allen Stone performance we provided (4) L'Acoustics 112p with control by our Yamaha QL-5, and for the lighting aspect we used our MA on PC set-up to control (4) of our Chauvet Professional Rogue R2 moving head LED fixture combined with our ETC LUSTR Series 2 LED Fixtures which we used for both a stage wash and GoBo projection

For the video portion of our (1) Roland VR50 HD controlled the two Macbook Pro's we provided to serve the clients' PowerPoint to both our Stumpfl projection screen w/ delay 70" LCD screen & also presenter notes to a 70" Confidence monitor strategically positioned throughout the room so as to not obscure the clients branding and our uplighting of same. Once these were cabled up with SDI our final task for video was interfacing to the house's projector and projection screen. We ran our feed though a Decimator MD-HX just for safety and then plugged into the HDMI port on the east wall of the venue.

Finally for staging, we built two stages, again for when the room would be split. We laid our 8' x 4' & 6' x 4' sections to build two stages both skirted with duvatene. Our Cherry Wood Pedestal podium rounded out the staging portion of our package.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

10.20.2019 - ESport - East Coast Throwdown

Over the weekend of October 21st Moore PA Hire provided all audio, lighting, power distribution, and video equipment and services for the annual East Coast Throwdown ESports event in Stamford, Connecticut. Let's get cracking!

The main stages:
For audio we began with (1) Yamaha QL-1 and (1) Yamaha Rio 1608D. We took in gameplay audio and commentary from the three broadcast teams present at the event, along with rigging up (3) Shure UR-2 handheld microphones, paired with our Shure UR4D receiver rack. We also set-up (2) Senheiser MKH 416 shotgum microphones to pick up the audience in the room, sending the cheering back to the broadcast teams as well as pushing them through the PA to increase the ambiance of gameplay in the venue. For speakers, we rigged up two tower, each with (3) L'Acoustics DV Dosc. and (1) L'Acoustics DV Sub. For front fill we provided (5) L'Acoustics 108P across the three main stages. To feed the DV towers and Subs we provided (2) L'Acoustics LA-8, along with all the NL4 cabling needed. The towers were built on (2) Genie ST20 Supertowers. With that flying we could move onto video world.

We began with the dynamic duo of (1) Production Bot Switch 8 and our Black Magic Design video rack, the LSE 1. The LSE 1 consists of (1) Atem 2 M/E, (2) UltraScope Duo 4K, (2) Hyper Deck Studio Pro 4K, (1) Macbook Pro 13" for control, and a UPS capable of running our full system for up to 45 minutes without power.
The set-up was feeding (2) Optoma ZU850 8K Laser Projectors - with Optoma A13 long-throw lenses - and (1) 4 metre by 3 metre LED Wall. The projectors were each shooting onto a 7ft x 11ft AV Stumpfl Monoblox Screen with full dress kits. The wall was controlled by (1) Novastar VX4S and hung from truss flying from (2) Mobiltech ALP-5 crank up stands. The LED Wall was secured to the truss using (4) 100cm rigbars and (8) Mega-Video Wall Hangers. What content was sent where morphed throughout the event. For inputs we took a program feed from all three of the broadcast teams, as well as our (3) Panasnic HE-130 PTZ Cameras and the Production Bot Switch 8. The LSE 1 directed and fed all 3 screens, as well as handled distributing all three PTZ camera feeds to the broadcast teams for use in their livestreams. We rigged up (1) Ikan 19.5" monitor for multi-view along with (1) Panasonic RP-120 Controller to control the PTZs over the weekend. We also rigged up (1) Panasonic RP50 controller that floated between the broadcast teams throughout the event so they had full control when they needed it. With (4) Decimator MD-HX connected alongside 26 seperate runs of SDI cables to span the full back of house area, we were ready to switch everything on.

For lighting we started with Grand MA on PC, paired with (1) MA Cmnd Wing and (1) HP Elite Display E230T. In line was (1) 4-way active DMX distributor to pull all the fixtures together. Speaking of fixtures, we hung (4) GLP X4S, (10) ETC Lustr Series 2  w/ EDLT lenses, and (8) Chauvet Rogue R2. These were hung from a combination of the Genie ST20 Super-Towers and (4) sticks of 10 foot truss with base plates and plenty of sandbags. We also provided (12) Colorblast TRX and (12) RGBA LED Strips.

To finish of the main stage area we set up (6) 12 foot sections of black velour to provide a clean and consistent backdrop.

Secondary stages:
For the stage at the back of the main room, we provided (2) 70" 4k HDR display, on Premier Mounts Stands. For audio we provided (1) Mackie DL1608D and (2) L'Acoustics 112P.

For the adjoining room, we provided (2) Samsung 82" 4K HDR Smart TVs, also on Premier Mounts. For audio we set up (1) Mackie DL1608D and (2) L'Acoustics 112P on tripods, along with (2) L'Acoustics SB15P.

Finally downstairs, provided (2) 80" Sharp Aquos TVs along with (1) 500' spool of fiber optic cable to provide hardline internet to the corresponding broadcast team going live from the arcade.

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