At BML-Blackbird, we take great pride in our ability to provide a large inventory of equipment rentals for clients across various industries. Our broad array of equipment spans every department, from lighting to cable, video to electronics and everything in between. If you should seek a specific item not found in our expansive warehouse in Secaucus, NJ, we do our best to find it and bring it to you.
Our inventory of conventional fixtures is extensive and includes but is not limited to:
- Leko/Ellipsoidal/Source 4 Pars
- Grip equipment
- Follow Spots
- HMI Fixtures
- Emergency Exit Lights
BML-Blackbird has a vast inventory of moving lights, including lights manufactured by:
- Martin Professional
- Coemar Lighting
- Elation Professional
- High End Systems
- Clay Paky
If you don’t see what you’re looking for, just ask!
Our lighting console inventory is comprehensive and includes products manufactured by:
- GrandMA (1 and 2 Series)
- Electronic Theater Controls (ETC)
- High End Systems
- Martin Professional
Software includes ArtNET lighting control protocols and sACN – streaming advanced control networks – for communication between consoles.
Whether your message or presentation would benefit from a gentle, soothing ambience or a full-blown rock concert suite of high-intensity effects, BML-Blackbird has your back.
A partial list of our equipment includes:
- Confetti cannons
- Low lying fog
- Mirror balls
- Smoke machines
- Snow machines
- Strobe lighting
- UV and blacklights
- Confetti Cannons & Blasters
- Bubble Machines
- Curtain Drops
- Blacklights/Ultra violet fixtures
- Wind Machines/DMX Fans
- AirStar Lighting Balloons
Much of our extensive LED equipment inventory is indoor/outdoor-rated, and we stock both hard-wired and wireless gear. Inventory includes:
- Wireless Uplights
- ETC Source 4 mini LED Leko
- Ellipsoidals (lekos)
- Strips ranging in various length from 48″-72″
Our inventory includes both rack and cabinet mounted technology, able to handle multiple phases and voltage levels. We can supply all your component needs including:
- Cable ramps
- Trade show & exhibit power distribution equipment
Our inventory of dimmers is in excess of 14,000,000 watts, making it one of the largest in the country. Our dimmers are manufactured by ETC, Elation Professional and Strand Lighting, among others. We stock dimmers in all sizes and configurations including 1.2K, 2.4K, 6K and 12K, in addition to an assortment of single channel dimmers.
Event Production Equipment Cheat Sheet
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Video Production Equipment Rentals
LED Screen Rentals
We offer a large variety of varying pitch units, and also carry both concave and convex products, rated for indoor and outdoor use. With the fastest refresh rates, various intensities and resolutions, our stock is sure to meet your needs.
Since we use (DLP) equipment, matching the projector’s native resolution to your content is paramount to us. (DLP) technology is so widely accepted it is used in most modern movie theaters and is perfect for larger venues. We offer all levels of light-emission intensity between 4,000 and 40,000 lumens, combining breathtaking levels of brightness with supreme flexibility.
Video Engineering Systems
With the tremendous diversity of today’s video signals our video headend gear can quickly, translate, record, switch, playback or send to a web address. We include an ergonomic environment for Tape Op, Shader, Engineer and Director. We stock everything from discrete HD units through to ultra high definition 4K gear.
Our inventory features various types of cameras and lenses, along with color viewfinders, professional tripods and state of the art communications. A multiple-camera HD package includes lensing from wide angle to 80X, with full record and playback facilities if required.
Audio Equipment Rentals
To deliver the perfect sound to your audience, you need maximum clarity and minimum distortion. For large gigs and festivals, we supply flown line arrays that allow precise directivity with near–zero dispersion. Also, available for rent are ground-stacked systems more suitable for smaller venues with low ceilings.
At BML-Blackbird, our inventory of audio mixing consoles is perfect for studio and live event recording, broadcast and post-production work. We supply all front of house systems, full monitor backup and both digital and analog equipment.
Processing and Amplification
Achieving the optimal sound level is a science. For near-perfect intelligibility and clarity, our processing and amplification inventory includes only the best from dbx Professional Audio and Crown Audio USA.
Our inventory of microphones can serve any need. We supply compact and dynamic microphones – both wired and wireless – as well as podium mics.
BML-Blackbird offers both powered and unpowered units, supplied with dedicated monitor consoles and separate amplifiers and equalizers if required. We assure you that all our equipment allows for optimal control of sound levels and quality.
Our warehouse is home to a variety of high-end DJ equipment, including but not limited to:
- Technics Turntables
- Pioneer CDJ
- Serato Interface Systems
Communication packages ensure technical perfection across every aspect of your event. We feature equipment from ClearCom Technologies, Intercomm and HME Wireless intercom.
Successful staging involves far more than creating an architectural focal point. We are proud to boast a large selection of stage rentals, including:
- Staging concept platforms & decking in various sizes, circular configurations and other custom shapes
- Outdoor stage roof systems
- All-weather platforms
- Stage ramps
- Step units
- Rolling stages
- Tiered seating risers & choral risers
- Press & media platforms & risers
- Spotlights towers & scaffolding towers
- Custom stage plugs and connectors
When choosing ramps for your event, it’s important to always keep the regulation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in mind. At BML-Blackbird, we supply custom-built ADA ramps to perfectly suit your specific location and event needs.
Our inventory of protective, secure, heavy-duty concert barricades is perfectly suited for large-scale events where crowd control is the top priority. The proper usage and placement of these concert barricades keeps everybody safe and happy, including your insurers.
We offer both Lucite and wooden units, and are eager to discuss branding or decoration at your convenience.
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Trussing and Rigging Equipment Rentals
Chain Motors and Hoists
We are proud to offer a vast inventory of CM Lodestar & Prostar electric hoists (a/k/a) motors of all sizes and speeds from 1/4 ton to 2 ton as well as CM manual chain hoists. All of our hoists are load tested annually in house by CM certified technicians. We utilize Skjonberg control systems for all rigging control.
Tower & Lifts
Our inventory includes:
- Genie Supertowers
- Genie Superlifts
- Genie personnel lifts
- LED screen tower systems
- Scissor lifts
We offer a wide variety of flat (ladder style) truss, box truss, and mounting/connection options in both natural aluminum and black powder coat and can provide:
- Circular arc trusses (8′-60′ diameter, and many sizes in between)
- Linear box trusses (in 12-inch, 20.5-inch and 30-inch sizes)
- General purpose pre-rig trusses
- Tyler GT Truss/HUD Truss
Rigging Control and Distribution
We provide all needed power distribution and control systems that bring visions to life, safely and smoothly. Both corporate and entertainment industry clients choose BML-Blackbird for our skill with Skjonberg Controls equipment.
We offer vertical fall arrest systems utilizing fall arrestors and rope grab systems, wire rope ladders and full body harnesses with shock absorbing lanyards. When there is a need for technicians to climb, we have everything needed to create an appropriate fall protection plan for any situation.
If you’re looking for spot chairs for your equipment operators, then look no further than BML-Blackbird. We stock both underhung and overhung units available for rent whenever you need them.
Soft Goods Rentals
Our vast inventory of soft goods ensures that you’re able to bring in all the bells and whistles that will really take your event to the next level. We offer the following soft goods in various colors and sizes:
- Pipe and drape systems
- Scrims and muslin
Our team of experts is happy to work with you to make sure your soft goods rentals are perfectly suited for your event and venue space.