Sound

Unless otherwise specified, all packages come with speakers, one console, full EQ controls and compressors, XLR and 1/4" cables, and wired microphones. With the exception of our smallest package, engineers from BSSL will be present and will operate the system from beginning to end.

BSSL will only connect to devices with a 3.5mm audio output (Standard Headphone Jack) to our sound systems. BSSL does not provide devices to play audio from, nor do we accept USB flash drives, CDs, or Phones with Lightning or USB-C audio ports.

BSSL will not provide any audio files ourselves (background music, sound effects, etc.)

BSSL does not rent out wired or wireless microphones without the booking of a sound package.


PACKAGES

D-Sound
Our smallest sound system, recommended for small presentations, speakers or casual background music. Not suitable for most live events.
D-Sound does not include an engineer present throughout an event; however, a BSSL audio technician will drop off/set-up, and pick up the system. D-Sound consists of one powered speaker, one microphone, one XLR cable, and one 3.5mm iPod/laptop interface.


C-Sound
C-Sound is a system designed for smaller venues, less performance-based productions, or outdoor events.

Requires 1.25 hours of setup. Room Must Be Reserved 1.25 Hours before the Time BSSL must be set up by. This does not include Union Set-up time on R-25.


B-Sound
Recommended for mid-sized and larger venues like Old Union Hall or the Mandela Room. Includes larger speakers for greater room coverage, and audio mixing equipment suited for both full bands and events with multiple varied performances (talent shows, banquets featuring multiple musical performances, etc.)

Requires 1.5 hours of setup. Room Must Be Reserved 1.5 Hours before the Time BSSL must be set up by. This does not include Union Set-up time on R-25.

A-Sound
A-Sound is functionally identical to B-Sound, but with the inclusion of subwoofers for a deeper and more powerful bass sound. Recommended for shows centered around dancing and other musical performances, namely bands and larger DJ events. Additionally, only senior engineers are cleared to operate this system, resulting in our most seamless and comprehensive audio package. Recommended for sensitive and highly-invested events.

Requires 2 hours of setup. Room Must Be Reserved 2 Hours before the Time BSSL must be set up by. This does not include Union Set-up time on R-25..

AA-Sound
The same system as A-Sound, except with two extra speaker towers. Recommended only for the largest of venues (Events Center/West Gym/Peace Quad).

Requires 3 hours of setup. Room Must Be Reserved 3 Hours before the Time BSSL must be set up by. This does not include Union Set-up time on R-25.

 

EXTRAS

Events with live performances (Singers, A-Capella, Instruments, Bands, Etc.) may incur an additional Live Act Fee or Deluxe Live Act Fee to cover necessary equipment and labor. This is not an optional fee if live performances will be occurring at your event.

Live Act Package
The Live Act Package is suitable for performances with instruments and small bands who require (3) or less monitors and who do not need a microphone for their drumkit.
Requires at least .5 additional hours of setup.

Deluxe Live Act Package
The Deluxe Live Act Package is suitable for performances with Full Bands that require more than (3) monitors, and can have up to 6 monitor mixes.
Requires at least .5 additional hours of setup.


Monitor World
Monitor World is recommended for large bands with multiple monitor mixes; book according to artist riders/performance requirements. A Monitor World is a separate sound console that sits near the stage, and controls the levels in the band's monitors. Note: Book early! Monitor World requires the availability of a second sound system in order to operate.
Requires at least 2 additional hours of setup.

Wireless Microphone

Monitor
A monitor is a small speaker that sits on the stage and faces the opposite direction of the speakers. This is useful for performers to hear themselves while performing, and recommended for most musically-oriented acts.