Black Box

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The Black Box is located on Level 2 of the main building. This space is customisable and can hold up to 80 pax audience comfortably. Located just outside the Black Box entrance is a cosy foyer for pre- and post-show hanging out. Please refer to the Centre 42 floor plan for the dimensions.

For further enquiries and rental rates, contact us at


Floor: Timbre (Brown)
Access Equipment: x 01 10 Step Fibreglass A – Ladder
Table: x 10 GS Tables
Seating: No fixed seating. 80 chairs are available for use.
Fixed Grid: 48mm (Outer Diameter) *Please contact us for a detailed lighting plan.



The lighting specifications may vary from time to time as a result of upgrades and/or design changes. Hirers are advised to ask for the latest technical specifications from Centre 42 at the point of venue hire application.

All incoming equipment must be set up by the Hirer, under the supervision of Centre 42’s technical staff.



Local Power Supply: 230V, 50Hz
Standard Lighting Fixture Connector Type: 16A CEE (Black)
Standard Household Connector: 13A UK (Black)



Data Distribution: DMX 512
Universes: 01
Console: ETC Smartfade 2496
House Lights (Non-dimmable): Separate from Lighting Console
Dimmers: x 24 3kW Dimmers (Total)
x 04 Used for Work Lights
Inventory: x 06 ETC Source 4, 36 Degrees (750W)
x 08 ETC Source 4, 7” Fresnel (750W)
x 04 Selecon Lui Single Bay Flood Light (500W)
Accessories: x 08 Barndoors for Fresnel
x 01 Lot of Extension Cables



Locations of the screen and projector are fixed and cannot be moved.

Screen: x 01 Motorised Screen (W96 x H96)
Projector: x 01 Panasonic PT-EZ570EA LCD (WUXGA 5000ANSI) – please check with venue for availability during rental period.
Camera: x 01 Panasonic AG-AC90EN with Tripod
Accessories: x 01 40m VGA Cable



Default rig is in place. All changes to the default rig will need to be reset at the end of the production at the Hirer’s cost.

Mixer: x 01 Yamaha 01V96i
Amplifiers: x 01 Apart Champ 3D
x 01 Apart Champ 2
Speakers: x 04 Apart Mask 8 – BLx 02 Apart Sub 2400 – BL
Microphones: x 02 Sennheiser E835S (Wired)
x 02 Sennheiser K6/ME67 (Condensers)
x 01 Sennheiser EW 165 G3-1G8 (Wireless)
Microphone Stands: x 04 K&M Microphone Stands with Boom
Accessories: x 01 Lot of XLR Cables