Hire Equipment

To complement our in-house facilities we have a range of equipment that you can hire at subsidised rates by the day or the week. 

To check availability and reserve any equipment simply give us a call on 0131 622 6200 or email resource@stills.org

All our equipment is fully insured, however, a deposit of the value of the equipment - up to a maximum of £500 - is required as well as proof of identity (passport or drivers licence) on all hires. VAT is not payable on any of our hire equipment.

Please make sure you have read our Terms & Conditions before hiring any equipment

Canon EOS 5D Mk3

Canon EOS 5D MkIII kit

A full-frame DSLR capable of capturing 22-megapixel images at 6fps and Full-HD movies. Manual available online here

Camera details:

  • 22.3 megapixel full-frame sensor
  • 61-point AF
  • 6 fps continuous shooting
  • ISO 100–25,600 sensitivity, expandable to ISO 102,400
  • Full-HD video with manual control
  • Uncompressed HDMI output at Full HD 8bit 4.2.2
  • 14-bit DIGIC 5+ processor
  • Weather sealing
  • HDR mode

Kit includes:

  • 24-70mm f/2.8 EF L USM lens
  • 32Gb SDHC Card
  • 16Gb CF Card
  • 2 x batteries and optional battery grip
  • USB cable/card reader
  • Charger and power cable
  • Kata Soft Camera bag

£70.00 for 24 hour hire - check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment

 Canon EOS 5D mk2

Canon EOS 5D MkII kit

Full frame DSLR combines 21 megapixel resolution with up to 3.9 fps shooting and Full-HD movie recording. Manual available online here

Camera details:

  • 21.1MP full frame CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 4 processor
  • ISO range expandable to 25600
  • Full HD (1080, 30fps) movie recording
  • Up to 3.9fps JPEG shooting up to card capacity
  • 9-point AF + 6 Assist AF points
  • Magnesium alloy body

Kit includes:

  • 24-105mm f/4  EF L lens
  • 32Gb CF Card
  • 1 x Battery
  • USB cable/Card reader
  • Charger and power cable
  • Kata Soft Camera bag

£50.00 for 24 hour hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment 

 Canon 600D

Canon EOS 600D kit

The Canon EOS 600D is a compact, lightweight Digital SLR and is the perfect choice for aspiring photographers looking for a combination of outstanding image quality and ease of use. Manual available online here

Camera details:

  • 18 megapixel CMOS sensor
  • Full HD movies
  • On-screen Feature Guide
  • Wide-area 9-point AF
  • 3.7fps shooting
  • Built-in wireless flash control

Kit includes:

  • 18-55mm EF-S 3.5-5.6 IS lens
  • 16Gb SDHC Card
  • 1 x battery
  • USB cable/Card reader
  • Charger and power cable
  • Soft Camera bag

£20.00 for 24 hour hire check availability! 

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment

 canon XA20

Canon XA20 HD Video Camera

The Canon XA20 is an HD camcorder that combines outstanding image quality with dual-format recording in a portable body.

Camera details:

  • 20x optical zoom
  • 26.8mm, f/1.8-2.8 lens
  • 1/2.84” HD CMOS Pro
  • 3.5" OLED touchscreen
  • Fast/slow motion
  • 2x XLR Audio Input
  • Built-in IR lamp
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Kit includes:

  • 2 x 32Gb SDHC Card
  • 2 x batteries
  • Mains power cable
  • Separate Battery charger
  • USB Card Reader and cable
  • HDMI Cable
  • camRade Camera bag
  • Manual (also available online here)

£40.00 for 24 hour hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment 

 Rode Video Mic

RØDE VideoMic Pro Shotgun Mic

Designed for use with DSLR cameras, camcorders and portable audio recorders as a source of primary and reference audio.

A high resolution 1/2" condenser microphone providing directional broadcast-quality audio that ensures your recording is focused on the subject in front of the camera. Featuring a suspension system that isolates the VideoMic Pro from external physical factors.

Features:

  • Audio output via a 3.5mm minijack connector (outputting the mono signal to both left and right channels)
  • A super-cardioid polar pattern ensures that surrounding audio is minimised
  • Easily accessible power, filter and level controls.
  • Selectable high-pass filter at 80Hz to prevent unwanted low end noise 
  • Level settings to attenuate or boost the recorded level (-10dB level reduction / normal / +20dB level boost) 
  • The microphone uses a standard sized shoe mount for on-camera use, and features a 3/8" thread for easy boom pole mounting (not included).
  • 9V battery powered (included) provides approximately 70 hours recording.

£10.00 for 24 hour hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment

 Sony HDR-HC9E

Sony HDR-HC9E HDV Video Camera

Capture high quality, high definition video on MiniDV cassette. It delivers near-professional features and power in a compact, easy-to-use camcorder package. Manual available online here

Camera details:

  • ClearVid™ CMOS Sensor with Enhanced Imaging Processor
  • 6.1 Mega Pixels still image shooting
  • Super SteadyShot (Optical)
  • Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* Lens

Kit includes:

  • 1.5 hour battery provided
  • Charger and power cable - can be connected directly to mains
  • Soft Camera bag

Please note: this camera records to mini DV tape (not SD card) and we do not supply this media with the camera

£20.00 for 24 hour hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment  

 Canon Speedlite EX2

Canon Speedlite 580 EXII Flash

Details:

  • E-TTL II Flash metering
  • Functions as a wireless master or slave flash
  • 24-105mm zoom head with 14mm diffuser
  • Fast and silent recycling
  • White balance communicated to digital SLR
  • 180 degree swivel head
  • AF Assist beam

Kit includes:

  • Tripod mountable or tabletop stand
  • 4 x rechargeable batteries (AA)
  • Manual (also available online here)
  • Canon Carrying case

£15.00 for 24 hour hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment  

 Tripods

Tripods for Hire


Manfrotto Tripod for Video Camera

Manfrotto 055MF3 Magfibre legs with 501 pan-and-tilt video head and carrying case

£10 for 24 hour hire check availability!


Manfrotto Photography Tripod

Manfrotto 055MF3 Magfibre legs with 222 grip-action head

£10 for 24 hour hire check availability!


Lightweight Manfrotto Photography Tripod

Manfrotto MN718B digi mini tripod and case with 222 grip-action head

£5.00 for 24 hour hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment

Optoma EH2060 projector

Optoma EH2060 Full HD Projector

The Full HD EH2060 produces crystal clear, bright images, perfect for a broad range of applications and installations.

Features:

  • 1080p (Full HD) resolution
  • 4000 lumens brightness
  • 2500:1 contrast ratio
  • Extensive connectivity, incl. 2 x HDMI ports and VGA
  • DLP 
  • Vertical Keystone
  • Native 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Weight 3.5kg
£50 for 24 hour Hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment

 

 Hitachi CP-X605

Hitachi CP-X605 Projector

The CP-X605 offers a fantastic bright image with lots of flexibility due to both lens shift and horizontal and vertical keystoning.

Features:

  • 4000 lumens brightness
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 1.2x zoom lens
  • Horizontal and vertical lens shift and keystoning
  • Wide range of inputs incl. component, composite and VGA
  • Native 4:3 aspect ratio
  • Resolution: 1024 x 768

 

£30 for 24 hour Hire check availability! 

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment
 Optoma EP761

Optoma EP761 Projector

Features:

 

  • 3200 lumens brightness
  • 2200:1 contrast ratio
  • Wide range of inputs incl. DVI, VGA and component
  • Vertical Keystone
  • Native 4:3 aspect ratio
  • Resolution: 1024 x 768

 

£20 for 24 hour Hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment
Zoom H4n Recorder

Zoom H4n Recorder

The Zoom H4n's superior, built-in X/Y stereo condenser microphones allow variable recording patterns at either 90° or 120°. For musicians and songwriters, the H4n has multi-track recording capability, onboard studio effects and over 50 different amp modelling settings. The H4n also functions as a USB audio interface, letting you record directly to either a Mac or PC. 

Details:

  • 4 Simultaneous Recording and Playback Tracks
  • Functions: Lo-cut Filter, Compressor/Limiter, M/S Stereo Decoder, Auto-Rec, Pre-Rec, Tuner, Metronome, A-B Repeat, Normalize, Marker
  • Recording Format: WAV (Quantization 16/24bit, Sampling Frequency 44.1/48kHz)
  • Built-in Stereo Mic: Unidirectional condenser microphone
  • Balanced / Unbalanced Input: 2 x XLR-1/4"phone combo Jack
  • External Mic Input: 1/8" stereo phone jack (Plug-in powered, Input impedance 2k Ohm, Input level -7 to -47dBm)
  • Phantom Power Supply
  • USB Interface: Audio Interface operation (16bit, 44.1kHz / 48kHz)

For further information about the Zoom H4n, please visit the Zoom website here

Kit includes:

  • Zoom H4n Recorder, 2Gb SD Memory Card, Windshield, Hand-held grip, AC power adaptor, 2 x rechargeable batteries (AA), USB cable, Protective Case

£15 for 24 hour Hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment

Zoom H2 Recorder

Zoom H2 Handy Recorder

The Zoom H2 Handy Recorder is the perfect portable digital recorder for capturing music, spoken word, ambient sounds from the field or any other sound recording where you need full 360 degree coverage.Operation is easy and intuitive. One button push and you’re instantly recording!

Details:

  • 360 degree coverage from it’s four microphone configuration
  • Records to a 2 GB SD media card (included) but can accommodate up to a 32GB SDHC card
  • The H2 records up to 2.5 hours at 16-bit/44.1kHz in industry standard WAV format, or 27 hours of stereo recording at 128kbps MP3 quality on the 2GB SD card provided.
  • 360 W-X/Y microphone configuration, as well as optional 90 (front of the unit) or 120 (rear) providing flexibility for capturing sounds from multi-directions.
  • Monitor through included headphones or use the 1/8 stereo jack output for connection to your studio monitors or home stereo.
  • Connect to a computer via the built-in USB port (USB cable included) and easily transfer your files for further editing and sharing.

Kit includes:

  • Zoom H2 Recorder
  • Windshield
  • Table stand
  • Mains power adaptor
  • 2 x rechargeable batteries (AA)
  • USB cable

£10 for 24 hour Hire check availability! 

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment

Audio Hire Equipment

Audio Technica AT835b Shotgun mic

Well-suited for outdoor recording and other specialized uses. Designed for professional recording, broadcasting and film/TV/video production, it provides a narrow acceptance angle desirable for long-distance sound pickup. It offers excellent sound rejection from the sides and rear of the mic. Features a switchable low-frequency roll-off. Operates on battery or phantom power.

£10 for 24 hour Hire (incl.VAT) check availability!


Audio Technica AT803b Clip-on Mic

Designed for clip-on lavalier and musical instrument use. Small size is ideal for applications requiring minimum visibility. Operates on battery or phantom power. 1.8m cable permanently attached to mic, XLR connector at power module - note this mic is not wireless.

£10 for 24 hour Hire check availability!


Yamaha Portable PA System PAS300

This portable PA system has 8 channel (including 4 microphone) inputs and delivers a respectable 300 watts of power to the supplied pair of compact speakers. Table top use only - not stand mountable.

£20 for 24 hour Hire check availability!


Sennheiser E945 mic

Fully professional dynamic super-cardioid vocal microphone, with a narrower pick up pattern. Low handling noise. 100% metal casing for tough stage use.

£5 for 24 hour Hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment  

Wacom Intuos Tablet

Wacom Intuos 3 graphics tablet (A4 or A5)

This pressure-sensitive tablet lets you work on graphic programmes with untethered pen and optional mouse. The Intuos3 pen tablet system features 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity for high precision picture retouching and more natural painting and drawing.

Features:

  • Ergonomic Ambidextrous low-profile design with sloping, contoured palm rest for comfort
  • 8 ExpressKeys can be programmed for frequently used menu commands and key combinations.
  • Pen has 1,024 levels of tip and eraser pressure sensitivity

Kit includes:

  • Graphic Tablet with Pen and optional mouse
  • USB Cable connection
  • Software included for PC or Mac Platform

£5.00 for 24 hour hire check availability! 

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment

5-in-1 Reflector

5-in-1 reflector, 105cm diameter

Details:

  • Includes 5 colours: Gold, Silver, Silver/Gold, White and Translucent
  • Folds to 1/3 open size
  • Includes storage bag

 

 

£5.00 for 24 hour hire check availability!

7 day hire for the price of 5 on all equipment