All your broadcast hire needs in one place
We combine exciting, innovative kit that’s perfect for every broadcast requirement. When you talk to us, you’ll speak to someone who understands exactly what you need. Whether in the studio or out in the field we can help you through the technical complexities of your production.
Our team’s expertise and experience can guide you on the complete working solution that’s right for your broadcast.
Whether you know exactly what you need, or require a bit of support to build your configuration, our team is there to help advise, aid and assist.
We understand you require the kit you hire has to be faultless, has to be properly maintained and has to arrive tested and ready to go. We also get that it needs to be cost effective. Our team prides itself on providing the right kit in the right combination ready for you to use right out of the flight case!
Today’s production schedules are intense and challenging. Whether your project is on top of a mountain, in the middle of a lake, framed in a city or deep in the desert, we have the right knowledge and the right kit for you to deliver your project seamlessly.
Whether you need to supplement or complement the kit you already have or wish for something a bit unique, the camera you crave is a phone call away.
When you need the optimal lens for the perfect picture, MCR focuses on the latest and most fitting technology. MCR is the first in the UK to stock Canon’s UJ111 and 112 lenses.
Audio and Comms
Loudspeakers and mics, high-end digital mixing consoles and sound desks, our team’s knowledge of putting a good sound system together removes the risk factor.
We have a range of RF equipment for all requirements; from live broadcast to video assist to film makers. We can supplement your existing RF inventory by adding the latest technology, whether you require RF kits, full wireless camera control, RF over SMPTE or single mode fibre, or even just a transmitter or receiver.
Our Blackmagic Hyperdeck, EVS and XT-3 SSD recorders are ideal for your larger projects, featuring continuous loop recording facilities, perfect integration and high speed.
Tripods and Grips
Magic arms, fluid heads, boost buttons and broadened payloads; we can hire out those studio production must-haves as well as the new kit on the market.
Our inventory features flexible and portable media storage choices, and SDS cards and drives in all formats of storage perfect for multi-camera and camcorder projects.
The BVM-X300 30 inch 4K OLED master monitor is the flagship model in Sony’s professional monitor line-up. It’s also in MCR’s line-up. We stock Sony, TV Logic and many others.
We offer lighting options across our entire portfolio of kit. From ENG style shoots, to rings, to light panels, our lighting options fully accompany our camera offerings.
Our team has years of experience in the live broadcast industry to help you really get the best out of the kit we provide. This enables us to provide you with the specialist kit that’s perfect for your broadcast requirements.
Our team can advise you on the ideal lens for your set up, the perfect mic for your project and the best camera for your broadcast. We can even provide you with our purpose-built camera room set up giving you a home from home style testing area.
Our engineering expertise and knowledge means you can trust us to be sure the kit we supply to you is the one you need. We don’t just supply from the shelf. We talk to you and find out exactly what you need. Then we deliver exactly that.
From hire desk to warehouse techs, why not let our people talk to your people?
WHAT WE DO
We meet your broadcast needs, delivering the cost-effective solution to complement your project requirements.
We provide the most innovative kit on the market. We also ensure it’s clean, configured, calibrated and ready to use straight out of the box.
Our team’s knowledge and understanding of the broadcast industry can equip you with the video technology that makes it your best project yet.
Whether you need a single mic or a complete communications system, give us a call and we will put your package together, ready for action.
Don’t forget the accessories. From cables to clips, we know that the ancillary items can be just as important as the big items.
Mike Ransome, MD of MCR speaks with Neil Thacker of PlayBox Technology UK Ltd about Mike’s experiences working with the Olympics and the World Cup, the broadcast equipment hire and rental
MCR has announced its sponsorship of The Guild of Television Camera Professionals (GTC). The GTC is an independent non-profit making organisation that focuses on moving image production for professional TV, digital and
MCR Broadcast Hire and Video Europe Ltd have announced they have entered into a strategic partnership, formalising the existing and longstanding relationship between Mike Ransome and Steve Green and aligning the two