Equipment Rates

Rates listed below are for the 2014 - 2015 academic year. Please contact Event Planning Services to reserve equipment at least 5 working days before your event, (970) 491-0229. 

Labor

  Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
AV Technician* labor charged per hour $12 $18 $30

*The Lory Student Center reserves the right to require technical services staff, including hours of call and crew sizes, for meetings and events where LSC equipment in being used.  For large events or multi-media presentations, and events in the Theater and/or ballrooms, technical services personnel are required.  Appropriate fees will be assessed.  

 

Audio

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
Microphone for Lectern Included with lectern rental in ballroom / Theatre No Charge No Charge No Charge
Microphone (Additional) Wired; on stand or for panel discussion $10 $15 $25
Wireless Lavaliere Mic Requires House Sound or PA System $25 $35 $50
Wireless Handheld Mic Requires House Sound or PA System $25 $35 $50
PC Speakers Very low sound volume and quality No Charge No Charge $10
Self-Powered Speakers Bookshelf speakers for medium volume of DVD playback in small meeting rooms No Charge No Charge $10
Digital Audio Recorder Small, wireless recording of small meetings $15 $35 $50
Audio CD Burner Audio recording of House Sound or PA $15 $25 $50
Cassette Player Requires House Sound or PA $5 $15 $25
CD Player Requires House Sound or PA $5 $15 $25

 

PA / Sound Systems

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
House Sound Available in the LSC Theatre, all ballrooms, and other select meeting rooms No Charge No Charge No Charge
Announcement PA (1) speaker plus (1) wired mic on a stand OR mp3 connection. Appropriate for crowds fewer than 50 persons. No technician. $40 $75 $100
Budget PA 6-channel mixer; (2) speakers; CD player; (1) mp3 connection; (1) mic with stand. Not suited for live musician. Appropriate for crowds fewer than 200 persons. This system is necessary to play music and have a microphone. One technician is included for up to 4 hours total. $90 $125 $225
Solo/Duo Performer PA 6-channel mixer; (2) speakers with subwoofers; (2) monitor wedges; (2) direct boxes; (2) mics with stands; CD or iPod playback. This system can accommodate two performers and/or a DJ.  Appropriate for crowds fewer than 200 persons. Student Technician operators are charged hourly in addition to equipment costs. $175 $250 $400
Standard Band PA 24-channel mixer; (4) speakers with subwoofers; CD or iPod playback; all other gear (monitors, mics, stands) as needed.  This system can accommodate bands or spoken word for large audiences.  Appropriate for crowds fewer than 600 persons. Student Technician operators are charged hourly in addition to equipment costs. $300 $500 $700
Deluxe Band PA 32-channel digital mixer; compact FBT line array with subwoofers; CD or iPod playback; all other gear as needed.  This is a professional system for bands and ballroom events.  Appropriate for crowds fewer than 800 persons. Student Technician operators are charged hourly in addition to equipment costs. $500 $800 $1000

Festival/Concert PA

Digital mixer; large FBT line array with subwoofers; FOH and Monitor mixer positions if needed; iPod playback; all other gear as needed.  This system is for large concerts (indoor/outdoor) and events with large audiences.  Appropriate for crowds of 800+ persons.  Student Technician operators are charged hourly in addition to equipment costs.  
$700 $1200 $1400

Video

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
Digital Video Camera Image Magnification (big screen), webcasting, or event archiving $75 $125 $225
Video   Production Rack                         Necessary for IMAG, webcasting, and filming $50 $75 $100
Video Post Production Editing includes cursory titles and edits, for archival purposes.  First two hours of footage included.  $50 $75 $100
  Additional Hours of Editing $25/hr $37.50/hr $50/hr
Video Conferencing Point-to-point video and audio utilizing H.323 Protocol.  Distant participant caller must have compatible equipment.  Ideal for individuals or small groups.  Additional labor will apply.   $50 $75 $100
Live Webcasting Distribute video and audio over web to multiple viewers.  Does not allow for viewer interaction.  Pricing is dependent on many factors, call for a quote.  *Price listed here is for most basic setup.  

Quote - $250 minimum*

Quote - $350 minimum* Quote - $525 minimum*

 

Visual/Presentation

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
White Board On wheels $5 $20 $40
Flip Chart with Pad Freestanding easel with pad of paper $10 $20 $35
Sign Stands Maximum sign size is 11"x17" $5 $10 $15
Easel 6' tall with adjustable pegs $5 $10 $15

 

Projectors and Accessories

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
LCD Projector Ceiling mounted (in select rooms) No Charge No Charge No Charge
LCD Projector (portable) On an a/v cart. Includes tripod screen. No Charge $30 $60
Plasma Flat Screen 60" Can be used with DVD or laptop and includes sound $20 $40 $100
Wireless Mouse Required USB port on laptop $5 $20 $40

 

Phone Equipment

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
Desktop Phone Traditional speaker phone for 1 - 2 people $5 $15 $30
Conference Phone Conference speaker phone for groups of 2-20 people. A conference phone number is necessary to have multiple people call in.  $15 $30 $75
Telephone Audio Interface       Phone system for incorporating microphones and callers into house sound system.  Additional labor will apply. $40 $60 $75

 

Pianos

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
Steinway D Concert Piano Theatre only $50 $125 $250
Baby Grand Piano Available only in ballrooms & U-Club $25 $65 $125
Upright Piano Available for ballrooms and meeting spaces $15 $50 $100
Piano Tuning Per request Varies Varies Varies

 

Other Equipment

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
Choral Riser                             3 sections available (in LSC only) $15/section $25/section $40/section
Flags U.S. & Colorado $10 $20 $40
Gaffer's Tape Per roll $25 $30 $50
Lectern, Floor Box Free in Main, North, Cherokee Ballrooms,228, 230, Grey Rock, Longs Peak, Theatre $10 $20 $35
Lectern, Floor Open Style Free in Main, North, Cherokee Ballrooms, 228, 230, Grey Rock, Longs Peak, Theatre $10 $20 $35
Pipe & Drape (Green) 8' tall sections; priced per foot $2 $3 $4
Pipe & Drape (Black) 12' tall sections; priced per foot $2 $3 $4
Portable Dividers Cloth; 6' tall x 10' wide; on wheels $15 $25 $40
Staging, Ballroom Each section is 4' X 8"; first 6 sections are free $10 $15 $20
Staging, Additional Each section after 6 sections, indoors $15 $20 $30
Staging, Outside Each section is 4' x 8' $40 $60 $75
Table Rental Plaza, Commons, Garden, and Atrium events $5 $10 $15
Table Skirting First 2 skirts in ballrooms are free (limit 6) $5 $10 $15
Power Package Power for participant laptops in classroom settings.  Charge is for each power strip which has 5 outlets.  Additional labor charges will apply. $5 $7 $10

Lighting Packages

Equipment Description CSU Student Organization CSU Department Staff & Faculty Conference & Guest Rate
General Stage Wash Theater, Main Ballroom, North Ballroom No Charge No Charge No Charge
Stage Accents Small lighting package that includes LED lights for accenting the stage.  Labor is included. $50 $75 $125
Event Highlighting                     Medium sized lighting package that includes LED lights and stage accents for making your event look great.  Additional labor charges will apply. $125 $200 $250
Production Large lighting package that includes LED lights, theatrical lights, and others as needed.  May also include truss/rigging.  Additional labor will apply. $200 $300 $400
Moving/Intelligent Lights (Theater) Intelligent lights (4) in theater capable of multiple colors, patterns, and movement.  Additional labor for programming may apply.  $75 $125 $200