Some audio visual equipment is available for use without a technician. If a technician is required, then hourly rates will apply. Any event that includes musical acts/performances should include a sound check time with technicians. Arrangements should be make with the Multimedia Department when booking the event.

Multimedia equipment rental

technical assistance

multimedia technician

Non-University: $32.20 | University: $19.32 | RSO: $12.88

audio visual equipment

9' x 12' projection screen

Non-University: $92 | University: $55.20 | RSO: $36.80

100" projection screen

Non-University: $23 | University: $13.80 | RSO: $9.20

26" Television

Non-University: $86.25 | University: $51.75 | RSO: $34.50

conference phone

Non-University: $54 | University: $30.20 | RSO: $21.80

lcd projector

Non-University: $200 | University: $120 | RSO: $80

laptop computer

Non-University: $100 | University: $60 | RSO: $40

sound equipment

cd or dvd player

Non-University: $44.25 | University: $26.55 | RSO: $17.70

small powered speaker

Non-University: $17 | University: $10.20 | RSO: $6.80

wireless mics (lavaliere and hand-held)

Non-University: $57.50 | University: $34.50 | RSO: $23

sound packages

A technician is required for these options with labor billed at an hourly rate. These are available for any event.

Sound Package #1
Expanded sound reinforcement system for medium to large venue concert support. System includes full-range sound, stage monitors and multiple vocal and instrument microphones.

Non-University: $345 | University: $207 | RSO: $138

Sound Package #2
Sound reinforcement system that provides high quality, full-range sound for presentations, small musical acts, public speaking in small to medium venues or any other applications where full-range sound is needed. Can accomodate up to eight microphone channels, including lectern amplification.

Non-University: $184 | University: $110.40 | RSO: $73.60

Sound Package #3
Small sound reinforcement system that provides additional sound support for presentations, public speaking and background music.

Non-University: $92 | University: $55.20 | RSO: $36.80

In-House System
Both the Illini Rooms and the Ballroom have sound systems that can support public address functions, soft music and multiple microphones, including lectern setup.

Lighting equipment

lighting packages

Contact the Multimedia Department for cost estimates and lighting setup details. 

Technicians are required for all lighting with labor billed at an hourly rate. Stage lighting is available for events in a number of Illini Union locations. This can include a basic stage wash, lighting a speaker at a lectern or accent up-lighting on pipe and drape behind a stage or around the room.

Non-University: $172.50 | University: $103.50 | RSO: $69

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