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Welcome to NAV

NAV are based on the outskirts of Nottingham city centre close to the M1 motorway in an 8,000sqft office, workshop and storage facility. Established back in 1967 we quickly became, and remain a leading supplier of AV presentation equipment to industry, education authorities and government bodies throughout the UK.

 

The ethos of NAV over the years has been to provide our own comprehensive design and installation service for all the products we supply. We are not a third party company that simply operates via a list of sub-contractors, our full-time team of Engineers, Installers, Technicians and Support Staff are highly skilled, and dedicated to delivering the very best levels of service available in the industry.

 

The company is made up of four departments; Equipment Sales, Hire & Events, System Installations and Media & Video Production, we are one of the original and few remaining ‘one stop shops’ for all things Audio Visual and Video. So if you are looking to deal with a professional, knowledgeable and reputable supplier who puts the customer first, then you’ve come to the right place!

 

Only a selection of the products and services we supply are detailed within our website, so if you can’t find a specific product, our need some advice on a particular service please contact us.

If it's AV, we install it! Boardrooms, Classrooms, Retail, Offices, TV Studios, NAV provide a bespoke design and installation service for all the products we sell. Whether you're completely redesigning a series of conference rooms, or require a new piece of technology seamlessly integrating into an existing installation our installation team will provide you with a cost effective and elegant solution.
We've been in the film & media business in Nottingham since 1967, and provide a full range of video and film based services. So if you need it filming, editing, copying, transferring, duplicating or producing, and you prefer to deal with a reputable professional video company, who also offer great value for money then you've come to the right place!
AV & Video Equipment Hire in Nottingham and throughout the UK. We have a full range of equipment available; hire a projector, hire a PA System, hire microphones, hire a projector screens, hire a plasma screen, or hire staging and lighting for conferences, live events, awards ceremonies and gigs in Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and across the UK.
It's not our policy just to sell to you at all costs, we value your business and will always supply the products most suited to your specific requirements, and most importantly at the right price. From high end professional video products, data projectors and plasma screens to more traditional AV, such as screens and whiteboards and associated budget AV solutions.
  • A Full HD shooting kit based around the hire Panasonic AG AC160. Do you need to shoot Professional HD video content? This professional hire package provides the essentials for recording great quality HD footage. The Manfrotto 501 HDV tripod ensures rock steady content whilst the supplied Sennheiser HD202 headphones give precise audio monitoring, also included 2x 16gb SD Cards (returnable).
  • A complete package including 3 UltraHD cameras and a fully portable live production unit (right) complete with switcher, dual-channel recording and 4K monitoring. It features HD and 4K output to make sure it fits your current workflow At under £20K - fully configured - it's fantastic value and a great way to future-proof your organization In the box. 3 x Blackmagic Design Studio Camera 4K Blackmagic Design SmartScope Duo 4K Blackmagic Design Hyperdeck Studio Pro Blackmagic Design SmartVideohub 12 x 12 Blackmagic Design ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K Blackmagic Design ATEM Studio Converter Blackmagic Design SmartView 4K 3 x FieldCast 2Core SM UL 100 thebrikmill FiberBrik Panel thebrikmill FiberBrik Adaptor for Studio Camera 3 x Panasonic H-HPS14042E 4 x Noise Cancelling Headset
  • This ultra portable LED Light Kit is perfect for mobile interview and reporting scenarios, it’s a 3x light kit supplied with stands, all packed in a peli-style hard case. Designed primarily for fill-lighting when shooting vox-pops/talking heads, or for any close quarter situation where the camera operator is faced with lower then ideal light levels. The heads have 150 bright daylight LED’s that are dimmable, each LED light can also be camera mounted via a supplied hot-shoe adapter if required. In the kit are 3x NAV 240v mains adapters and AA battery adapters, each light requires 6x AA batteries (Not Supplied).
  • This ultra portable LED Light Kit is perfect for mobile interview and reporting scenarios, it’s a 3x light kit supplied with stands, all packed in a peli-style hard case. Designed primarily for fill-lighting when shooting vox-pops/talking heads, or for any close quarter situation where the camera operator is faced with lower then ideal light levels. The heads have 160 bright Bi-Colour tungsten/daylight adjustable LED’s that are dimmable, each LED light can also be camera mounted via a supplied hot-shoe adapter if required. In the kit are 3x NAV 240v mains adapters and AA battery adapters, each light requires 6x AA batteries (Not Supplied).
  • Supports all devices requiring class 10 speeds Supports all devices using UHS 1 specification Up to 30MB/s transfer speed; write speed lower Speed performance rating: Class 10
  • The one mini converter that should be in every kit bag. Whatever kit freelancers or clients ask you to use for a shoot, this device will get you out of jail: up, down and cross convert; ingest VGA signals into an SDI workflow; embed stereo audio into a video feed. Features: •3G/HD/SD Up/Down/Cross convert •Audio/HDMI/SDI/VGA input •3G/HD/SD SDI and HDMI output •Can be rackmounted using optional RMK-2 2RU Rack solution •DC 12V, 3.6 watts
  • Supports all devices requiring class 10 speeds Supports all devices using UHS 1 specification Up to 30MB/s transfer speed; write speed lower Speed performance rating: Class 10
  • The Rode NTG-1 is a lightweight condenser shotgun microphone, specifically designed for professional applications within the film, video, television, voice-over and ENG industries. The NTG-1 provides an electronically balanced output stage and operates on 48V to the P48 standard. The NTG-1 offers wide bandwidth and a controlled polar response coupled with low noise SMT electronics. The NTG-1 is extremely lightweight making it ideal for mounting directly to video cameras (with optional accessories) or a Boom pole.
  • This double sided whiteboard has an ultra smooth surface which improves erasability and reduces ghosting.   Plain white surface-supplied with concealed wall fixings and a pen tray. Anodised aluminium frame. All boards 180cm wide and larger have extra central fixings at top and bottom for additional safety and stability.
    UNDER £35 INC VAT
  • Hahnel V-Mount Pro Broadcast Battery Charger / AC Adaptor with 2 x Hahnel 99Wh V-Mount LED Battery Packs and 4 Pin XLR DC Cable
    Under £700
  • ASK ABOUT OUR 2012 SPECIAL LOW PROMOTIONAL PRICE! Audio Tape recordings are highly susceptable to deterioration over time, Tapes can become stretched or broken and when stored incorrectly, or damaged by magnetic fields. All these faults will render most tapes un-listenable and the content lost forever. · 1/4" Open Reel Tape Remastered to CD, MP3 or WAV Files · Audio Cassettes Remastered to CD, MP3 or WAV Files · DAT Remastered to CD, MP3 or WAV Files Price shown based on Up to 74 Mins (CD) Long Thereafter for each subsequent hour on the same tape £42.00 Inc Vat Per Hour £35.00 Ex Vat.
    £45 SPECIAL PRICE
  • The LED 600 Studio or location lights are bright daylight balanced units and are fully dimmable 100-0%. The LED600’s operate via 240v mains transformers (supplied) or via 12volt V-lock batteries for location work with restricted power access .
  • Datavideo has ingeniously leveraged the power of iPad and tablet devices to create versatile prompting units that can replace dedicated traditional teleprompters that are far more expensive. With Datavideo, the process is simple: load the free DVprompter app, insert the tablet into the rig and control the text with a controller. For a wireless and centralized prompting solution, Datavideo prompters are compatible with WiFi bridging units.
  • Now it’s easy to add professional monitoring and recording to your camera with the Blackmagic Video Assist! With a bright 5 inch high resolution 1920 x 1080 monitor, Blackmagic Video Assist can be added to any camera to ensure perfect focus and framing. The built in recorder uses high speed SD cards to record professional ProRes and DNxHD files with incredible quality and 10 bit color depth! Blackmagic Video Assist works with any camera where you need better monitoring and more professional high quality file recording Features Adds professional monitoring and high quality recording to any camera SDI and HDMI inputs - connect to any video camera or DSLR’s 5” full resolution HD monitor - perfect focus and framing Professional ProRes and DNxHD recorder Uses high speed SD cards Formats compatible with modern NLE software Touchscreen - allows settings, histogram, audio meters, timecode display and much more Slots for dual LP-E6 batteries
  • The Qumi Q5 is the first projector with a Web Browsing feature. Qumi's touch sensitive button controls and sleek design is ready to be used with a variety of devices, including, but not limited to digital cameras, laptops, smart phones and tablets. Vivitek's Qumi projector is versatile and portable enough for both work and play, making it ideal for sharing digital content. The Q5 is available in 5 trendy colours to choose from.
    Pocket Sized
  • Revolutionary light source - At the heart of every CASIO projector is a revolutionary light source. Unlike conventional projector lamps, this entirely new technology works without mercury. With a life expectancy of up to 20,000 hours, the hybrid laser & LED light source is setting new standards. Experience expressive and realistic colour rendition in high quality – all without conventional mercury lamps. The NEW Signature series projectors provide high brightness and connectivity for use in large and small rooms.
    20,000 Hour Lamp
  • 3 x 900 Bi-Colour Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light Kit All in one lighting kit Kit includes: 3 x LEDGO-900BC - 600 Bi-Colour Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light 3 x PLS - Portable Light Stand 1 x Carry Case
  • A superb quality manual pull down projector screen by ScreenLabs available in a range of sizes. High quality construction and materials are used in this superb projector screen. Fibre Glass Matt White Surface, housed in a "New design" white square steel case. Four mounting points on each endcap ensure the screen can be firmly fixed to the wall or ceiling. New robust design, 3cm Black borders to all sides, (4cm on 244cm wide screens). 25cm additional Black Leader on 16/9 and 16/10 formats.
    Only £45.60
  • What we think: With HC-X1000, Panasonic takes the lead in 4K and UltraHD camcorders. It's a small, very well built camera with a range of codecs and formats that puts other models to shame. UltraHD at 50/60fps, DCI 4K at 24fps and HD recording at 200Mb/s. Plus, it's got great professional features including ND filters, triple lens rings and a superb Leica 20x zoom. This is where the 4K revolution really begins. Click on more info for video
  • •All in one lighting kit •Kit includes: ◦1 x LEDGO-600 - 600 Daylight Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light ◦1 x PLS - Portable Light Stand ◦1 x Carry Case
  • Inter M Audio Mixer SMX-812 Mixer with 4x Mono and 2x Stereo Inputs. One EFX send per Channel with stereo return. Three band EQ on Mono inputs. Two band EQ on Stereo inputs. Phantom Power. Built in reverb/echo. Used equipment is sold as seen, with no warranty given or implied. Used equipment is tested and defined as ‘working’ prior to be offered for sale, however there is no guarantee every function has been fully tested. Buyers will be given the opportunity to test equipment prior to purchase, for this reason all equipment listed is only available for collection from our Nottingham office, please contact us to ensure availability before travelling.
    Used Only £31.20
  • These Datavision ‘Peli type’ cases are a fantastic addition to our case and storage range. They are a heavy duty extreme conditions storage solution manufactured from super strong polypropylene. They are highly crush resistant and feature rubber gasket seals to protect your valuable gear from water & dust. We feel considering the quality of this range of cases the pricing is unbeatable, if you a looking for a budget Peli type case you will not be disappointed. Excellent Build Quality – 2yr Warranty. •Dimensions: ◦External: 330 x 280 x 120 mm ◦Internal: 300 x 220 x 90 mm •Material: Polypropylene •1 pc wave foam fitted in the lid •2 pc pre-cut foam & 1 pc wave foam in the base
  • NAV were in Pole Position as the chosen conference production company for the latest Coca Cola Brand Conference held at Silverstone in ‘The Wing’ Silverstone’s unique conference and event facility. Our hire conference set design and build team transformed Silverstone Hall 2 in to a vibrant event setting with a dynamic moving and colour wash lighting rig specfically designed to highlight Coca Cola's diverse brand portfolio. Our rigging team commenced the build the night before rehearsals day, flying the truss and preparing the blackout drapes. Day 2 saw our technical crew complete the build of both the conference set and the stage, in the alloted time ready for the afternoon full rehearsal. On the show day 20 presenters delivered a fast paced mix of Powerpoint, live and pre-recorded video content to the 400 delegates. - Conference Set - Motors, Rigging and Truss - Stage Hire - Lighting Hire - Blackout Drapes - Techincal Crew - Large Screen Projection - Live Camera CLICK MORE INFO to watch a video of this event......
  • The 1080p Evolution from Home To Office 1080p transitions from the home to the office with the Vivitek D952HD.The D952HD delivers 3500 lumens of brightness and a 3000:1 contrast ratio.The Vivitek D952HD emits impressive color reproduction and amazing performance with the assistance of DLP® and BrilliantColor™ technologies.A stylish projector with a built-in speaker and an assortment of connectivity options, the D952HD is the ultimate match for today’s high-definition presentations.
    Full HD 3500 ANSI
  • From skiing to mud splattered treks, the all-new ACTION CAM HDR-AS 100VR satisfies your taste for the extreme. Sony’s latest wearable Full HD camera is made for adrenalin-soaked fun on road, hill, snow or water. Its slim design carves through air and water with less resistance and the splash proof body means you don’t need a waterproof case to tackle rain-drenched bike trails. What's In The Box AS100 Camera Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1) Micro USB Cable Operating Guide Waterproof Case 5m (SPK-AS2) Flat and Curved Adhesive Mounts Tripod Adapter Live View Wrist Watch
  • Studio Camera Conversion Unit: Camcorder Mounted Remote Controller With the RMC-200 it's easy to control a camcorder from a tripod arm. Zoom, record and pause without having to touch (and shake) the camera itself. At such as low cost, it's a wonderful way to transform camera equipment for studio use. Additionally, the controller is compatible with the Datavideo look-back monitor for easy framing and programme preview monitoring. It also works with the low-cost DN-60a data recorder enabling tape-based cameras to make the leap into file-based production.
  • Features: TLM-430 Features:• 4.3” 480 x 272 LCD active matrix for Preview and Look Back •Enlarged Bi-Colour Tally LED indicators (Red & Green) •16:9 & 4:3 Aspect Ratio Support •Remote Controllable by Datavideo RMC-200 •DC 6v Power Operation. AC Adapter inc or via Sony BP-U / NP-F series battery RMC-200 Features: •Controls Camcorder Pause / Record + Record on Datavideo DN-60A Recorder •Zoom Control with variable speed •Controls switch to return feed input on Datavideo TLM-430 Look Back Monitor •Mounts on to Tripod Arm •Supports Sony LANC Control - suitable for many Panasonic, Canon & Sony Camcorders
  • The smartLav is a professional-grade wearable microphone designed for use in a wide range of film, television and broadcast scenarios, or wherever professional quality audio is required in a discreet, portable format without the complication and expense of additional wireless equipment. With the smartLav the user simply mounts the microphone on the talent, connects it to a smartphone or tablet headset jack and records via the RØDE Rec app for iOS, or any other audio app of their choice
  • The RØDE iXY is the ultimate recording microphone for iPhone® and iPad®. With up to 24-bit/96k* recording and on-board high-fidelity A/D conversion, your iXY recordings are rich, smooth and accurate. At the heart of the iXY is a matched pair of ½” cardioid condenser capsules, fixed in a perfect 90 degree ‘near-coincident’ alignment. This results in immersive and true-to-life stereo recordings, captured in incredibly high detail. Designed and manufactured in Australia, the iXY is available in two versions - Lightning and 30-pin. The Lightning version supports the iPhone® 5s, iPhone® 5 and iPhone® 5c. The 30-pin version supports the iPhone® 4S, iPhone® 4, iPad® (3rd generation) and iPad® 2. A foam windshield is supplied for outdoor recording as well as a reinforced protective zip case to ensure your iXY is available whenever you need it
  • Ideal for digital camera or camcorder users Fully compliant with the SD 3.0 standard Class 10 rating guarantees read/write speeds of at least 10MB/s Includes free RecoveRx data recovery software
  • Supports all devices requiring class 10 speeds Supports all devices using UHS 1 specification Up to 30MB/s transfer speed; write speed lower Speed performance rating: Class 10 Lifetime limited warranty
  • 600 Bi-Colour Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light •All in one lighting kit •Kit includes: ◦1 x LEDGO-600BC - 600 Bi-Colour Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light ◦1 x PLS - Portable Light Stand ◦1 x Carry Case
  • An unbelievable price for a full HD shoulder-mount camcorder with lots of professional features. It's a great introduction to handling a fuller size system and will be of interest to videographers, the webstreaming community and education users. Features: •Shoulder mount Full-HD 1080P AVCCAM camera recorder •Dual SD Cards •21x optical zoom and intelligent auto mode (iA) with up to 50x zoom •5-axis hybrid OIS (Optical Image Stabiliser) •Eye-Fi™ SD card compatible •Interfaces HDMI TypeA, Microphones (stereo mini), Headphone (stereo mini), USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Host/Device, AV, Video Component
  • For Sale, as new used 2-3 times only. Supplied with 1x 480gb Solid State Drive. The Samurai is a portable touchscreen-operated HD recorder, monitor and playback device for video professionals. It captures pristine 10-bit 4:2:2 video and audio direct from any camera with HD/SD-SDI output. • 10-Bit HD Recorder / SSD or HDD Storage • Apple ProRes / Avid DNxHD via Firmware • 5" High-Res Touchscreen Monitor • FireWire 800 / USB 3.0 - On Master Dock • Looping BNC SDI Inputs • 12-Channel Embedded Audio • 2 Line In Audio Channels • Genlock / Timecode, Unit Synchronization • With 2 Batteries, Case & 480gb SSD
  • For Sale, as new used 2-3 times only. Supplied with 1x 480gb Solid State Drive. The Samurai is a portable touchscreen-operated HD recorder, monitor and playback device for video professionals. It captures pristine 10-bit 4:2:2 video and audio direct from any camera with HD/SD-SDI output. • 10-Bit HD Recorder / SSD or HDD Storage • Apple ProRes / Avid DNxHD via Firmware • 5" High-Res Touchscreen Monitor • FireWire 800 / USB 3.0 - On Master Dock • Looping BNC SDI Inputs • 12-Channel Embedded Audio • 2 Line In Audio Channels • Genlock / Timecode, Unit Synchronization • With 2 Batteries, Case & 480gb SSD
  • 3 x 600 Bi-Colour Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light Kit All in one lighting kit Kit includes: 3 x LEDGO-600BC - 600 Bi-Colour Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light 3 x PLS - Portable Light Stand 1 x Carry Case
  • 600 Bi-Colour Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light All in one lighting kit Kit includes: 2 x LEDGO-600BC - 600 Bi-Colour Dimmable LED Location / Studio Light 2 x PLS - Portable Light Stand 1 x Carry Case The LEDGO panels have been independently tested. The TLCI results are astonishing, with the 600 and 900 range performing at the possible highest level. They are all considered to exhibit "errors [which] are so small that a colourist would not consider correcting them." Despite their low price therefore, these Datavision LEDGO panels are equal to broadcast and even cinema lights costing many times more.
  • Great sound doesn't have to cost a fortune. These comfortable, lightweight, supra-aural headphones provide dynamic audio with crisp bass and good external noise attenuation without breaking the bank Overview The HD 201 is a pair of closed, dynamic stereo headphones for the budget-conscious music lover, featuring powerful sound reproduction, good attenuation of ambient noise and outstanding wearing comfort.
    Only £21
  • Due to their low weight and the option of one-ear listening, the HD 25-II headphones are indispensable for mobile monitoring. The closed-back HD 25-IIs are purpose-designed, professional monitoring headphones offering high attenuation of background noise. Capable of handling very high sound pressure levels and of extremely robust construction, these headphones perform exceptionally well in loud environments, e.g. ENG, sound reinforcement, studio monitoring and audio equipment testing. Ideal monitoring headphones for cameramen and DJs, these are a pair of true sound professionals’ working headphones
  • Highest video performance with class 10 rating for full HD video (1080p) Good choice for compact to mid-range point and shoot cameras and camcorders Fast transfer speeds of up to 30mb/s mean you never miss a moment Extended capacities up to 128GB allow you to store memory intensive photos, videos and files Ultra durable and reliable
  • Impressive transfer speeds up to 45MB/s (300x) ideal for tablets, smartphones and cameras UHS Speed Class 1 (U1) and Class 10 performance for recording Full HD video (1080p) Capacities up to 64GB to store memeory intensive files suh as music, videos and pictures Waterproof, X-ray proof, temperature proof, and shockproof Includes SanDisk Memory Zone and Rescue Pro Deluxe one year media recovery software
  • Audio Technica’s second generation of the well known 2000 Series now offers increased RF power on both the handheld and beltpack transmitters for increased link stability.
  • ATW-R2100a receiver, ATW-T210a UniPak® body-pack transmitter, AT829cW cardioid condenser lavalier microphone. Audio Technica’s second generation of the well known 2000 Series now offers increased RF power on both the handheld and beltpack transmitters for increased link stability.
  • The TriStar 4 BI-colour on-camera SMD LED light with 3200K to 5600K colour balance is an ideal addition to any camcorder, video capable DSLR or ENG-style camera. This light will always give the required light output due to the 100-10% dimming control and the smooth colour balance from Tungsten to Daylight, or anywhere in between. Together with the detachable metal barn door and diffusion filter you can create the perfect lighting conditions for your shoot. An incredible light and not just for the excellent light output (as measured by the TCLI broadcast standard). It's very, very tough, hardy enough to be dropped or even kicked! It's certainly up to the daily hustle and bustle of the production environment.
  • Bright, Detailed & Colourful Projection Grab your audience’s attention with bright, vivid projected images thanks to the BrilliantColor technology incorporated within the W307UST. Once you’ve purchased an Optoma DLP projector, we guarantee that the colours, compared to other leading technologies, will not fade for a minimum of 5 years. Preset display modes allow you to achieve a perfect image on a variety of surfaces including screens and interactive whiteboards. Display Product less than 1 hour use. Fully Guaranteed
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