Which Battery Uplighter should I Choose? Battery Uplighter Review…

We sell a range of wireless uplighters, perfect for uplighting marquee or walls – for indoor and outdoor use. With so many wireless uplighters on the market it is often difficult to know which one is best for your event. Here Alex – head of Technical Lighting Sales here at Essential Supplies talks us through their different features and his […]

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WHAT EV CHARGER IS MOST SUITABLE FOR CHARGING ELECTRIC CARS AT EVENTS & FESTIVAL ?

Simon & Sarah have been driving the Outlander Mitsubishi PHEV for the last 3 years, Simon says ‘we were so impressed by it that the company got another Outlander which is driven by John from the Workshop.’  At Essential Supplies we have a charger here at work which successfully keeps both cars topped up as well as charging at home […]

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STATE OF THE ART LED LIGHTING IN TEMP STRUCTURE. REMOTE ACCESS. 19″ RACK SYSTEM. DMX MERGING.

Oakley Hall in Hampshire has a 15m x 30m ‘Garden Pavilion’ (marquee) in its grounds.  Our Technical Department, aka Al & Ewan have been working hard designing the infrastructure for a state of the art LED lighting system for this temporary structure, the ‘Garden Pavilion’.   Working closely with members of staff from Oakley who had vision and knew their specific […]

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Power Distribution Unit Safety Hardware Explained – RCDs, MCBs and RCBOs

Our Power Distribution Units are a fantastic piece of equipment that can be an efficient and convenient method of distributing an electrical circuit from a single input source to multiple output devices in the branch circuit. That being said, their features can vary – including the safety hardware. Maybe you’re thinking about purchasing one of our power distros or maybe […]

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TITAN POWER AT LEEDS PLASA INTRODUCING NEW UNIQUE PORTABLE POWER DISTRIBUTION BOX. SOCAPEX & DMX BOX COMBINED

  Titan Power is at Leeds Plasa this week and excited to be revealing our newest Distro Box.  Designed and built with precision and experience by Ewan & Chris, they have incorporated the high quality of Socapex with a DMX Box.  As with all that we build here for Titan Power each bit of the process is thought through and […]

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It’s competition time – your photo could be the front cover of our Essential Supplies brochure! All entries in by 28th May please.

If you have taken a great photograph recently why not enter it into our competition and give yourself the chance of winning the front cover picture on our brochure?       We are busy behind the scenes working hard on our latest brochure and we are looking for a photograph to feature on the front cover. Around 5,000 copies are printed […]

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WE DELIVER ESSENTIAL SERVICE, NO MATTER THE WEATHER

Team spirit, dedication and above all customer service were evident when Essential Supplies was faced with challenging circumstances due to the snow. Our customer Limelite Lighting called us on Thursday desperate for a customised Socapex power distribution board for an event at the weekend. Already two main players down Ewan Thomas Technical Manger and Chris Blackler Production manager who had […]

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EVENT ELECTRICS & LIGHTING & PAT TESTING COURSES – BENEFITS ALL ROUND

Chris Blackler our Production Manager has been up and down the country running day courses in Event Electrics and PAT Testing and about to do an Event Lighting course. Asking Chris what works on these days he says …. ‘I really enjoy teaching at the customers venue as I get a real insight into their companies.  I enjoy putting faces […]

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