The Event Hire Specialists in Sydney

When preparing for an event, one of the key factors that demands careful attention is the audio configuration. Whether you’re orchestrating an indoor conference, a wedding, or a vibrant music festival, the choice of speakers and their positioning plays a pivotal role in delivering an exceptional auditory experience. 

Tip 1: Familiarise Yourself with the Venue

The most important step in selecting the appropriate speaker setup is to thoroughly acquaint yourself with the event venue you’ve chosen. Indoor settings typically offer more controlled acoustics, resulting in a more predictable auditory experience. However, outdoor locations present open spaces where sound control can pose a challenge. For example, the speaker arrangement for an indoor corporate event at a hotel differs significantly from that of an open-air beach wedding. Understanding the environment, including the venue’s dimensions, shape, and natural acoustics, is crucial when making decisions about your speaker rental options. Our speaker hire services cater to both indoor and outdoor events. For outdoor occasions, we recommend hiring at least 2-3 speakers to ensure that your message and music are clearly heard by your audience.

Tip 2: Weather Considerations

When planning an outdoor event in Sydney, it’s essential to factor in the unpredictable weather conditions that could manifest on the day of your event. Consider sheltering your rented speakers under cover, such as a marquee or a canopy, to shield your equipment from sudden rain showers or strong winds.

speaker and speaker stand

Tip 3: Speaker Placement

The strategic placement of speakers can significantly influence the sound quality at your event. In indoor settings, it’s advisable to distribute our speakers evenly to ensure consistent sound coverage without overwhelming your audience. Conversely, for outdoor venues, a more dispersed setup is often necessary to effectively reach a larger audience area.

Tip 4: Power and Connectivity

Ensure that you have access to an ample power supply and the necessary connectivity for your speaker rentals. These sound systems are equipped with XLR cables and an AUX cord for easy device connection. However, if your phone or laptop has a different connection, you may need an appropriate adapter. While indoor venues generally offer stable power sources, outdoor events may require generators or battery-powered alternatives.

Tip 5: Test and Rehearse

Prior to receiving your hired speaker, Event Hire Co rigorously tests each unit to ensure optimal performance. Although we take care to guarantee the quality of our speakers, it’s always advisable to conduct a comprehensive rehearsal of your speaker hire setup before the event. Addressing any issues during the rehearsal phase ensures a seamless and memorable experience for your audience, avoiding unexpected hiccups during your actual event.

Speaker hire setup on a stage with microphones