Presteigne Broadcast Hire select Videosys Broadcast Camera Control System

Crawley, UK, 2nd April 2019: Videosys is pleased to announce the sale of five Camera Control Systems to Presteigne Broadcast Hire Ltd which will be used on a major sporting event on the River Thames in London on April 2019. Ben Hawker, Senior Supervisor RF and Special Cameras, Presteigne Broadcast Hire said, “As a premier […]

Presteigne Launches Modular Portable Production Unit

Crawley, West Sussex, 24 April 2018 – Presteigne Broadcast Hire today announced the official introduction of a new, modular, portable production unit (PPU) that provides highly professional production technology on the fly. The PPU is a modular production system for live remotes, featuring lightweight, waterproof, and shock-mounted casings that can be quickly easily transported and […]

Presteigne Broadcast Hire invests more than £2M in 4K

Presteigne Broadcast Hire today announced that is has taken delivery of more than £2M in new broadcast technology from Sony, Canon, Blackmagic, Vinten and others to further strengthen its dry hire stock inventories with the latest technologies. As 4K/UHD continues to gain acceptance, Presteigne can meet the mounting number of requests for 4K camera and […]

Presteigne on a roll with Six Day Amsterdam cycling

Presteigne Broadcast Hire has provided a complete production solution, including onboard cameras, for Aurora Media’s production of “Six Day Amsterdam”, an elite track cycling event held at the Amsterdam Velodrome from 6-11 December. The Six Day race series is comprised of multiple, varied forms of racing and features many of the world’s top professional riders […]

Presteigne Broadcast Hire appoints Adrian Young as COO

Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, today announced the appointment of Adrian Young as Chief Operating Officer following the company’s recent MBO. Young comes to Presteigne from 10 years at Gravity Media Group, where he first served as Chief Financial Officer, ascending to Corporate Development Director and, most […]

Presteigne Broadcast Hire appoints Martin Anderson as chairman

Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, today announced the appointment of Martin Anderson as chairman following the company’s recent MBO. Anderson is a highly respected broadcast industry executive with decades of experience in board-level management roles, both as an executive and non-executive director. This has included 15 years […]

Presteigne Broadcast Hire announces MBO

Crawley, West Sussex, 30 September, 2016 – Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production solution provider, today announced the completion of a management buyout (MBO) that perfectly positions the company for accelerated growth as it embraces rapid advances in RF, IP and 4K acquisition, management, and delivery. Presteigne CEO Mike Ransome, […]

Presteigne Broadcast Hire supports 50th Jalsa UK

Crawley, West Sussex, 31 August, 2016 – The 50th anniversary of Jalsa Salana UK, the three-day international convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, took place at Hadiqat-ul-Mahdi (Oaklands Farm, near Alton, Hampshire) from 12-14 August, attracting upwards of 40,000 Ahmadi Muslims plus other interested dignitaries and participants from around the world. The convention is Britain’s […]

Presteigne response is absolutely fabulous

Crawley, West Sussex, 6 July, 2016 – On short notice Presteigne Broadcast Hire provided in5Broadcast with a small, portable live broadcast unit for coverage of the premiere of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie in London’s Leicester Square on 29 June. Presteigne provided a 3.5G Gigawave SD/HD Clip-On composite video and stereo audio transmit/receive system for use […]

Presteigne blooming marvellous at Chelsea

Presteigne Broadcast Hire provided six high power radio microphone systems for national and regional BBC radio programmes’ coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show, which took place in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London from 24 to 28 May. More than 100 hours of radio commentary was provided over four days at the world’s […]

Presteigne takes America on morning safari

Presteigne Broadcast Hire provided technology, project management, and system design for deployment of its mobile IP Mesh system for Good Morning America’s “GMA on Safari” event on 23 February. With segments incorporated into the two-hour broadcast, GMA on Safari was the first GMA event to be simultaneously broadcast live in 360 degrees. GMA, produced by […]

Presteigne supports Hogmanay celebrations

Presteigne Broadcast Hire provided all technology, project management, and system design for the video transmission system used by Edinburgh-based and Avesco Group sister company mclcreate Ltd. for the live coverage of Scotland’s traditional Hogmanay celebrations across the multiple city centre locations. mclcreate Ltd. worked with event producer Unique Events’ production management team, led by Rab […]

Presteigne starts 2016 with a bang

Presteigne Broadcast Hire supplied and co-ordinated the facilities for all programme transmission feeds for the ‘Bryan Adams Rocks Big Ben Live’ concert, fireworks, and outside broadcast for the BBC and its international and news clients on New Year’s Eve. Presteigne performed site surveys, planning and logistics, and operated audio and video circuits based on 75Mb/s […]

Presteigne launches all-in-one RF camera system aimed at sports and events

Presteigne Broadcast Hire has launched a new, packaged RF camera system, the SC100. Aimed particularly at sports, the package includes a mount to fit a Steadicam rig, two-way low latency RF circuits, and the ability to colour match to all popular outside broadcast cameras for transparent intercutting with any outside broadcast unit. The SC100 package […]

Presteigne adds Calrec Audio to hire roster

Presteigne Broadcast Hire has now added a Calrec Artemis Shine audio desk to its roster. The Artemis digital console is widely used in outside broadcast applications because of its high functionality in a compact frame. Production companies now have the ability to rent this familiar and popular audio console. Presteigne has selected a 40 fader […]