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disco4hire

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About disco4hire

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    United Kingdom
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    Semi-Pro - I D.J alongside a full time Job / School
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    derbyshire
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    Experienced DJ looking to network with others
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  1. Oh I don't know, It's 8 years since my last post and I'm still going strong, so I must have 'backed the right horse' and be doing something right :-) Technology's moved on a bit over the last 8 years, iPods and CD's are out, Apple tablets are in, signals being fed into the PA via Bluetooth, frequently directly to the speakers, controlled with an app on a smart phone. Nice to see the forum's still on line, it's a shame no one posts on it anymore.
  2. IEC 2-Way "Y" splitter lead UK standard 13amp plug to 2 x IEC plugs. Length: 1.40m plug to the Y splitter, and each lead is 0.40m to IEC plug. These are good quality leads with strain relief incorporated into the design, the leads have been used, but it's hard to tell, and they are in excellent condition, you wont be dissapointed. Price: £3 each or 5 for £10 - plus postage, I have 10 available, you are welcome to collect in person (DE56 area) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v132/pe7en/For%20Sale/Y_lead.jpg
  3. I need the folowing kit, must be in good cosmetic condition, and sensibly priced, cash waiting 1# A single Powerdrive wind up stand in good working order 2# Remote control for Jem Technohaze (it doesn't even need to work as long as the case is complete with all the screws) a complete screw set would do, if you have one 3# Martin Atomic Colours in good working order 4# Numark HDMix case 5# 2 Flightcases (2 lamps each) for 4 Martin MX4 scanners 6# Flightcase to fit Martin Atomic strobe
  4. For Sale, Road Ready RRM4UMKII 4U x 10U Slant Top Rack Case. The case has spent its life in a store cupboard, it is being sold as 'used' but it's genuinely in fantastic, as new condition. I loaded it and realised it was going to be too heavy for me to manage on my own, due to poor health, so it's now for sale. The case originally cost around £175, but it's yours for the bargain price of just £85 (offers considered if unsold), and it really is 'as new'. I can courier deliver this to you for £12, personal collection is welcomed, Derby area. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v132/pe7en/For%
  5. The Specials 'Ghost Town' This town, is coming like a ghost town All the clubs have been closed down The absolute iconic song of Thatchers recession, the lyrics still seem relevent today
  6. If you hired a car, you would expect a 1 - 2 year old car in good condition, wouldn't you? Not some rusty wreck that's past its best and ready for the scrap yard. So why would the dry hire of disco equipment be any different? My basic PA hire kit starts with Mackie 450 V2s and stands, playout systems start with iCD Mix2s, up to Pioneer CDJ Mk3s. The hire charges for quality kit can easily be more than a DJ could be found for, it's not always about saving money, it's usually about retaining control, and not being at the mercy of an unknown DJ, who may, or may not be OK, or even turn up.
  7. I couldn't disagree more concerning build quality and reliability, especially when taking price into the equation. Around 18 months ago I purchased a couple of pairs of Behringer EP215As for my 'budget' hires, my intention was to dispose of them just before the warranty period expired. However, after 11 months of dry hire, to all and sundry, the Behringer speakers had performed faultlessly, not even one incident between them, so much so, I kept them on for another 7 months of flawless service. The only issue with them was they sounded a little 'bright'n for my taste, but it made upselling a su
  8. Avoid the Gemini players, the build quality and sound is poor, also avoid the CDmix1 because they don't have anti shock protection. The CDMix2 and CDMix3 are both OK. I would buy (and have) the iCDMix2 since it has a better build quality than the earlier models, and you have the benefit of being able to play MP3 files from iPods. These can be found for £250 new, I think Phase One have them in stock. Don't be tempted to save £50 by buying a B stock unit. I've had the iCDMix players out on hire now for quite some time, and have had no problems at all with them. (B stock unit excepted, and has no
  9. Thanks to the person who passed my details on to Tony, Deal done tonight, very pleased. Also Wanted Numark HDMix flightcase, if you have one I have the cash waiting
  10. I have cash waiting for a pair of Mackie 450 V2s, (black or midnight blue), they must be in excellent original condition, and sensibily priced. I'm also wanting to purchase a couple of Sennheiser Freeport mic's for a sensible price, if you can help, get in touch
  11. Yes, I've already got one available for hire, the first hire was booked before I even got my hands on the light. It will be a winner LINK
  12. These are my thoughts exactly, the only thing I think would help the professional, dedicated DJ, is for the advertising standards agency to start enforcing advertising standards legislation, and prosecute the DJs making outrageous, unjustifiable claims of their experience and abilities on their websites Back to the original post, I turned 60 last year and I have run businesses under Conservative, Labour and a coallition, I can honestly say I've been MUCH better off under Labour governments (excepting the last couple of years of this one) which, IMO wae mostly the result of world events ra
  13. I owned one for a few days, it was the worst sounding mixer I have ever used, it arrived on Tuesday and was sold on eBay by Sunday.
  14. Check it's not a few corupt MP3 files causing your problem, I had a similar problem myself, I deleted the offending files, re ripped them and reinstated them on the drive and the problem went away
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