Audio Hire

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We stock a wide selection of PA speakers, for hire with and without an Engineer.
These range from small “plug-and-go” sound systems, to large scale sound systems. Smaller systems can be rented on a “dry hire” basis where you collect and return the equipment, or we can deliver and install it for you for a fee.
Below is an outline of our most common packages, with suggested applications. Please phone us on 0161 636 7547 for quotation


Behringer MPA BT40 – Battery powered PA speaker – 40 watts  £35 per day plus VAT


Ideal for small outdoor events, vocals and background music – easy to use, on wheels. 2 x microphone input, Bluetooth audio and line inputs

Yamaha Stagepas 600 PA – Small portable PA system in a suitcase – 340 + 340 watts £55 per day plus VAT


Ideal sound system for small presentations, parties, singer/ songwriter gigs, built in mixer, supplied with a pair of speaker stands.

Yamaha DXR12 – Medium sized powered speaker – 1100 watt £60.00 per day plus VAT


Ideal sound system for medium sized parties, DJ gigs, pub gigs, bands, stage monitoring, supplied in pairs with stands

Yamaha DXR 12s & Yamaha DSR118W powered subwoofers £110 per day plus VAT

Just the job for your medium sized gig or party, plenty of bass in the tank with crisp highs

In the package is

2 x DXR 12 top speakers

2 x DSR118W subwoofers

Mains and signal cables

2 x Speaker poles

Delivery and collection with any of the above is £30 + VAT – Manchester area

NOVA Europa 601 plus system

One of our favourites sound systems, the NOVA Europa 601 plus, self powered system fitted with the award winning Beyma 18LEX long excursion subs and 2 x Nova EX601 columns with 6 x 5 inch mids and a compression horn, looks and sounds great, 4100 watts of pure power. It looks ace and sounds brilliant –  for just £125 per day plus VAT

Nova Europa 601 plus

NOVA KD 12 active wedge monitor £25 per day plus VAT


NOVA Elite Live System

4 x 18 inch NOVA E18 horn loaded subwoofers each rated at 1000 watts RMS

2 x 15 inch NOVA EH15 two way horn loaded tops 90 x 40 degrees each rated at 600 watts RMS

NOVA TX20 amplifier with DSP

5200 watts RMS system

Ideal for large events, dance music and bands etc

Cost on application


NOVA Maxline M5 system

If you want something that looks completely different from the rest and will really kick your gig into gear hire our NOVA Maxline system, comprising of the following;

2 x NOVA E218 2 x 18 inch subs 2000 watts RMS 140dB peak

2 x NOVA Maxline M5 tops 800 watts RMS 136dB peak

NOVA TX20 amplifier

Cost on application



We can tailor design and install other special NOVA systems for you gig requirements such as additional subs and tops, contact us with your requirements.

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DJ Equipment

Pioneer CDJ2000 Nexus cd player

Pioneer DJM 800 dj mixer

Pioneer DJM 900 dj mixer

Pioneer CDJ 800 cd player

Allen and Heath Xone 62 dj mixer

Allen and Heath Xone 92 dj mixer

Technics SL1210 MKII with Ortofon Cartridge

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Live Sound

Allen and Heath QU16 mixer

50 metre CAT6 snake

Allen and Heath AB168 remote I/O box

Allen and Heath Mizwizard WZ3

Mackie 802 VLZ3 mixer

Shure Drum Mic pack

Shure SM58 microphone

Shure SM57 microphone

Senheisser E835 vocal microphone

Much more live gear available, please contact us for details.

Conference Sound

We can offer sound system packages suitable for your conference or event

A typical conference sound system would comprise of the following:

Lapel omnidirectional microphone (or headset) with beltpack and receiver

Hand held wireless cardiod microphone with receiver

Powered (or unpowered) mixing desk

Discrete 2 way 10 inch loudspeakers on single pole weighted stands

Audio connection to laptop

Delivery crew to swiftly install and remove equipment

Engineer to technically run your event

All our radio sets are licensed via OFCOM which is a mandatory requirement for the use of radio microphone transmitters.

Call Hollowsphere to discuss your conference audio requirements


Payment with any of the above packages can be with a Credit or Debit card over the phone, cheque, BACS or cash.

If you would like to discuss a bespoke requirement, or are unsure what you need, please contact us on 0161 636 7547 or email

A pdf copy of our terms and conditions can be found at this link

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