Archive for April, 2014


Posted by Wendy Whiten on April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Day 3

I am seriously trying to rationalise that if the last Mini Egg stays in Sebastian’s bowl for too much longer without getting eaten, is this the same as me scrabbling in the bins for free food? – So therefore I CAN EAT IT?!! Needless to say, I am finding it a little trickier to focus […]

Posted by Wendy Whiten on April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Day 2

Day 2 photo

  Day 2 started with thanks for thriftiness on Day 1!  Having decided on today’s meals I was gutted to find the intended breakfast item, Basics Low Fat Yoghurt 4-pack at £0.33 was out of stock.  With three little boys needing to get to school and only 15 minutes in which to buy the day’s […]

Posted by Wendy Whiten on April 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Day 1

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So today was the day, the first of the 5-day long Live Below the Line challenge.  An initiative conceived by The Global Poverty Project, the idea is to eat and drink on just £1 per day per person, the World Bank’s definition of “extreme poverty.”  It is estimated that today 1.2 billion people worldwide live […]

Posted by Jo on April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Multifunction Settings on our LED Beacons

PSE Beacon

  With LED lighting becoming increasingly popular as a long lasting solution, it is important to us that our LED beacons have evolved to suit a wide variety of applications for which LED lighting is now being specified. This is why we now offer multifunction settings on our standard LED beacons to ensure that they […]

Posted by Wendy Whiten on April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Live Below the Line 2014

Live Below the Line

  Many of you will remember in 2013 when I and our three little boys took part in Live Below the Line.  The challenge was to eat and drink for £1 per day per head for 5 days.  We found it a revealing and interesting experience, and one which still shapes how we shop and […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

techNOTE – Sirens and Sounders

techNOTE - Sirens and Sounders

The latest in our 2014 techNOTE series is published today aiming to help you select the very best product for your application.  The series unpacks some of the product differences across our range and outline the pros and cons of some of the individual options. This techNOTE discusses audible signalling and in particular Sirens & Sounders.  This techNOTE can be downloaded here. […]

Posted by Lisa on April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Battery Operated LED Warning Beacon

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Our battery operated LED emergency beacon is shock resistant, waterproof and durable. It contains 16 high powered LEDs and offers 9 different light patterns, with a minimum run time of 5 hours and a maximum run time of 60 hours, depending on light pattern selected.   The unit is powered by a Lithium Ion battery, allowing […]

Posted by Stacey on April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

News – April 2014

Well Done D.G. Controls! Thanks to our great customers and great orders, D.G. Controls have had a great start to the year! With sales ahead of predicted targets for this first quarter of 2014, we continue to strive ahead with our products and customer service helping you to fulfil all your beacon and sounder requirements. […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

techNOTE – Coding Principles of Beacons and Indicators

techNOTE - Coding Principles of Beacons and Indicators

The latest in our 2014 techNOTE series is published today aiming to help you select the very best product for your application.  The series unpacks some of the product differences across our range and outline the pros and cons of some of the individual options. This techNOTE discusses the use of colour and shape within the context of visual […]