Nitelites becomes L-Acoustics K1 partner

Nitelites becomes L-Acoustics K1 partner

Nitelites Tim Wann and Mike Platt celebrate the arrival of K1

Newcastle-based Nitelites is the latest UK rental company to become a certified L-Acoustics K1 partner, having recently taken delivery of a full K1 system.

Nitelites plans, designs and delivers events both in the UK and around Europe. It was founded in 1983 and is one of the most well-known and respected rental companies in the North of England. Nitelites’ dedication to providing a first-class service and the latest equipment has ensured steady expansion. Its investment in K1 underlines this continued commitment. 

“Everyone who works for Nitelites has a passion for the technical side of audio,” says the company’s Andy Magee. “This means that we want the best equipment we can get and for a large-scale line array, that means K1.”

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“The K1 network in the United Kingdom is already top flight,” affirms Paul McMullan, regional sales manager at L-Acoustics. “The fact that Nitelites is creating business opportunities in unique new areas warrants the addition of a new partner to the K1 roster.”

Nitelites’ K1 system, which comprises 48 K1, 24 K1-SB and 24 x KS28, compliments its existing stock of K2, KARA, SB28 and ARCS II cabinets and LA12X amplified controllers with LA-RAK II.

Jochen Frohn, Director for Business Development at L-Acoustics explains, “The Nitelites team have already shown their expertise and success, deploying L-Acoustics K2 systems for prestigious events. As their expertise and client base grew, they were getting requests for a stadium sized PA. Nitelites has consistently impressed us with their technical proficiency and commercial strategy, and we are happy to have Nitelites as part of our K1 network of partners.”

Nitelites becomes L-Acoustics K1 partner

K1 takes up residence at Nitelites' HQ

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Nitelites becomes L-Acoustics K1 partner

“We’re very well known for our concert touring business,” Andy adds. “But we also work on sporting events such as the Great North Run, where, overnight, we fly a mile of line array into the centre of Newcastle. Likewise, we provide sound to big art installations and an increasing number of bespoke touring solutions, such as a 6.1 system for 10,000 people we supplied for the Lumier Festival in Durham.  Increasing our offering of L-Acoustics with K1 means we are able to expand all areas our business further and we’re looking forward to working with the K1 network in the UK.”
In fact, Nitelites K1 has already made a difference at We Are FSTVL, where the company has upped the number of stages it is supplying from three to eight for this year’s May bank holiday weekend in Upminster, London.

 

About L-Acoustics
Founded in 1984 near Paris, France, L-Acoustics is a leading manufacturer of turn-key solutions for the professional sound industry. Part of the L-Group, which counts 400 team members, L-Acoustics is present in over 75 countries either through subsidiaries or via a network of certified distributors or providers. Twenty percent of L-Acoustics’ team-members are dedicated to research and development.

Recognized throughout the industry for pioneering the modern line array, L-Acoustics offers a total system approach for both the touring and fixed installation markets, and a product line responding to the needs of venues from the most intimate club to the grandest arena. L-Acoustics sound systems can be heard in places like the Hollywood Bowl, the NFL Cardinals University of Phoenix Center, or the Philharmonie de Paris. L-Acoustics solutions have been used at five of the world’s ten top-grossing festivals*, the London, Sochi and Rio Olympics, and on the Adele 2016/2017 World Tour, among others.

* According to the Pollstar 2016 Worldwide Festival grosses

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