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University Sound & Lights

University Sound & Lights provides sound, lighting, and video projection support for all kinds of events on campus, both large and small. From concerts to lectures, movies to plays, fashion shows to press conferences, and everything in between, we provide the technical support you need to make your program a success. Please email USL@lsv.uky.edu or call 859-257-6617 to find out how we can help you with your event.

If you are a UK student and would like to work with the technical production of events, please email USL@lsv.uky.edu or call 859-257-3164 to see if the University Sound & Lights team would be a good fit for you.

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University Sound & Lights Pricing Guide

Note: Prices listed below are estimates and are subject to change at any time. Please contact US&L to discuss the specifics for your upcoming event.


Audio & Sound

Equipment Description Student Half/Full Day Department Half/Full Day Community Half/Full Day
Small Sound Small public address system with up to 6 inputs and 3 speakers. Adequate for up to 50 people $90 / $180 $150 / $300 $300 / $600
Medium Sound Medium public address system with up to 16 inputs, 4 speakers, and 2 subs. Adequate for up to 200 people. $300 / $450 $500 / $750 $1,000/$1,500
Large Sound Large sound system for concerts or large lectures with more than 1,000 people. Full Only $1,125 Full Only $1,875 Full Only $3,750
Media Box "Mult Box" for press audio $15 $25 $50
PR Audio Package Public Relations Package. This includes an Acrylic Lectern with a UK seal, small sound reinforcement, a media box, and TV lights (if needed.) $120 / $180 $200 / $300 $400 / $600
Audio Recording Service to record the audio of an event for archival purposes. $30 / $60 $50 / $100 $100 / $200

Lighting

Equipment Description Student Half/Full Day Department Half/Full Day Community Half/Full Day
Small Lighting Up to 4 LED lights and 2 Source 4 19* fixtures on lighting trees of 1 stick of struss with baseplate. Limited programming and control during events. $68 / $135 $113 / $225 $225 / $450
Medium Lighting Up to 8 LEDs and 2 intelligent lights with a small ground supported truss structure and intermediate programming and control during event. Full Only $480 Full Only $800 Full Only $1,600
Large Lighting Access to 8 LEDs, 6 intelligent lights, and 32 conventional fixtures including SourceFour Pars and SourceFour Ellipsoidals, HedgeHog lighting console. No rigging is included in this package. Full Only $750 Full Only $1,250 Full Only $2,500

Video Projection

Equipment Description Student Half/Full Day Department Half/Full Day Community Half/Full Day
Movie Projection Movie Projection in Memorial Hall. Includes projection & sound with a wireless mic for announcements $75 / $120 $125 / $200 $250 / $400
Small Projection 48" x 64" popup projection screen with Epson 96w projector and AV cart $90 / $150 $125 / $250 $300 / $500
Large Projection 10.5' x 14' screen with PowerLight Pro projector Full Only $480 Full Only $800 Full Only $1,600
60" Display 60" Digital TV Display. Connectivity with HDMI. Full Only $60 Full Only $100 Full Only $200
Event Livestreaming Webcast Single camera live webcast of event. Uploaded to YouTube (Can be on your own YouTube channel). $150 / $300 $250 / $500 $500 / $1,000
Event Video Recording Single camera event recording. Audio recording included. Video transferred electronically or as a DVD to client. $150 / $300 $250 / $500 $500 / $1,000

Other Services

Equipment Description Student Half/Full Day Department Half/Full Day Community Half/Full Day
25' Curtains (Pair) 25' Curtains which cover 50' wide. Full Only $90 Full Only $150 Full Only $300
MC Curtains (Full) 45' Memorial Hall curtains. Includes truss and other equipment to hang properly. Rigging service is not included in cost. Full Only $450 Full Only $750 Full Only $1,500
Acrylic Lectern Acrylic lectern which does not include any sound reinforcement. Can include official UK seal Full Only $60 Full Only $100 Full Only $200
Wooden Lectern Wooden lectern which does not include any sound reinforcement. Can include official UK seal Full Only $30 Full Only $50 Full Only $100
Hanging Banner Service to hang up to 2 banners for an event. Additional banners can be hung for an additional fee. Full Only $30 Full Only $50 Full Only $100
Rental Truck Box Truck to transport more equipment to and from event than what can be serviced with a van. Full Only $75 Full Only $75 Full Only/$75
Van Cargo Van to transport equipment to and from event. For US&L use only. Full Only $30 Full Only $50 Full Only $100
Generator 2000 watt generator for outdoor electrical needs Full Only $45 Full Only $75 Full Only $150
Additional Professional Technician Request for additional Professional Technician past what is predefined with the packages. $125 / $250 $125 / $250 $250 / $500
Additional Student Technician Request for additional Student Technician past what is predefined with the packages. $50 / $100 $50 / $100 $100 / $200