The Paccar Theatre is a tiered 144 seater, fully equiped venue perfect for lectures, award ceremonies, debates, panel discussions and symposia. The theatre is fitted with state of the art AV equipment with cinema quality surround sound and a 24 ft screen.

Further details on the equipment available for use in the Paccar Theatre can be found below.

Equipment available as standard:

  • 1 Lectern Microphone
  • 2 Handheld Mics
  • Speaker-View Presentation Screens
  • 10,000 Lumen Full HD Overhead Projector 

Additional Equipment available for use by our technicians:

  • 2 x presentation computers (Mac or Windows) with remote clicker
  • Blu-Ray player
  • 6 lapel or headset radio mics 
  • 4 Handheld radio mics
  • Catchbox throwable microphone for audience Q&A
  • Audio recording

Web Streaming:

  • Wirecast based vision mixer / streaming computer
  • 2 HD video cameras
  • Feeds from installed presentation computers

Radio Outside Broadcast:

  • High quality microphones
  • ISDN codec

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PACCAR Theatre ISDN connection

Please contact Science Gallery's technical team in advance to arrange ISDN connections, email or phone +353 1 896 4198

  • Codec type: Zephyr 9200
  • Formats available: Layer II Mono / Stereo, Layer III Mono / Stereo, G.722
  • Default format: Xmt: Layer III Dual, Rcv: Layer III Stereo, 56kbps 32kHz
  • Line 1 phone number: +353 1 6706250
  • Line 2 phone number: +353 1 6706251 

Paccar Theatre Technical Specs

Science Gallery's technical facilities are second to none, our versatile spaces can be utilised for nearly event, from a film screening to radio outside broadcast or live video broadcast on the web.

Paccar Theatre - Technician Assisted:


  • Midas Venice F32 mixing console
  • 4 x D&B E8 stereo configuration powered by D&B D12
  • 6 x Sennheiser EW300 series body pack radio mics
    • DPA 4066 headsets or
    • Sennheiser MKE-2 lavalier mics
  • 4 x Sennheiser EW345 Hand Held radio mics
  • 2 x Sennheiser Lectern gooseneck microphone
  • Catchbox Throwable microphone
  • 16 send / 4 return multicore running to stage
  • 6 x DBX 266XS Compressors, inserted across Lapel & Hand held groups, Webstream feed, lecturn mics
  • DBX 131 Graphic Equaliser inserted across Lapel group
  • Klark Teknic Square-One Graphic inserted across FOH


  • 4 x 1200W Fresnel open white stage wash
  • 4 x Miltech LED PARS for house lighting
  • 12ch manual lighing board


  • Panasonic 5k lumen laser projector - native resolution 1920 x 1080
  • Extron HDMI matrix switcher controlled by AMX touch screen
  • Comfort monitors in Lectern and onstage, stage monitor can show presenter view when used with house computers
  • VGA  & HDMI input with audio on Lectern
  • 2 x Mac Mini bootcamped with Windows 10 running Powerpoint, Keynote or QLab
  • Microcue Slide advance control
  • Panasonic Bluray Disc player - Multiregion DVD & Region B BD
  • Extron SSP7.1 Sound Decoder connected via Crown amplifiers to 
    • Tannoy V15 Left, Centre, Right behind screen
    • Tannoy S18 Subwoofer behind screen
    • Tannoy V8, Side Left, Side Right, Back Left & Back Right
  • Large Digital Clock
  • Digital countdown timer


  • Facility panels allowing connection of HD-SDI cameras & providing balanced audio out
  • 1 x Sony EX1-R camera
  • 1 x Canon XF105 camera
  • Windows 7 webstreaming PC
    • Dual HD-SDI input
    • HDMI input
    • Presentation PC & Mac screen inputs
    • Firewire audio input from sound board
    • Wirecast vision mixing software
    • Compatible with most CDNs
    • Titles & Overlays