Picture yourself headed to one of the most important shows of your life, when on site you suddenly run out of fluid and your venue is demanding smoke! First off, don't let this happen to you! All mobile DJs should bring spare odds and ends as a backup to their gigs.
This article is designed to give you advice you on why is it important to buy your own DJ Emergency Pack. Gearooz have put together a small kit with the components we believe you will need if you were to encounter any problems with your sound system.
What's important to be carrying?
Gaffa tape - Waterproof tape that can survive the outdoor elements, used for securing cables to the stage truss, floor or other surfaces .This durable and easy-to- tear tape will avoid those tripping hazards and stop your cables becoming tangled or damaged.
1L bottle of smoke fluid – This fluid is made to the highest quality allowing you to get the best out of your machine when you run out. Suitable for all makes of smoke/fog this will ensure to save you at the last minute.
RCA and 3.5mm jack loop – Have an unwanted hum in your system? This simple adaptor teamed with a 3.5mm jack loop with remove that undesirable noise.
DMX terminator – This connector will reduce reflection noise travelling back up your DMX cable and avoid affecting your DMX lighting control systems.
Jack to twin male XLR cable – Controller or mixer letting you down? This twin XLR to jack will offer you a backup solution, simply unplug your XLRs from the system and plug in this cable to your ipod or laptop for a quick fix!
Having these items in your DJ Emergency Pack rolls the odds in your favour when you have to confront a problem at your gig. It makes troubleshooting itself easier by having all your crisis supplies in one convenient place.
You can add whatever you need into your emergency kit, but here at Gearooz we have covered the essentials. We recommend purchasing this tool pack once a month and keep it to hand in your gig van or amongst your DJ equipment.
This DJ kit will enable you to survive in those awkward emergency situations when you don’t have your home comforts around you.