Posted by Jon Whiten on January 10, 2007 in Uncategorized

Long-life static beacon

The newest addition to the deegee range of low energy beacons is the long life SB_/CFT Fitting the E, G, H, J, K and T deegee housings, the SB_/CFT is a great solution for applications where low power consumption is essential, but without compromise on brightness. Using a fluorescent lamp, which has a life of […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on November 13, 2006 in Uncategorized

Stacking beacons improved

New improved deegee stacking beacon range are ideal for status-warning Following input from our customers, major improvements have been made to the deegee range of stacking beacons. It had been reported that the beacons were hard to connect and secure. After evaluation of the tooling with our plastics supplier, major modifications were made, incorporating a […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on November 7, 2006 in Uncategorized

Telephone activated beacons from Deegee.

Beacons which light in response to telephone ringing are being increasingly used at construction sites around the globe   Whilst the Deegee range includes both LED and xenon units, it is the xenon TXV/AC/230/TRA which has been selected for many of the major construction projects in Singapore, thanks to Deegee’s local distributor Sin Hai San […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on October 18, 2006 in Uncategorized

LED lamps preferred during maintenance visits

Sales of deegee brand LED Plug-In Modules have been given a boost thanks to a new contract awarded to Inelmatec N.V./ S.A., the sole distributor for the deegee brand in Belgium. Moulded with a B15d lamp cap fitting, the LED Plug-In Modules are being used across industrial sites to upgrade tower beacons. Replacing filament lamps, […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on April 3, 2006 in Uncategorized

Rotating mirror beacon features LED light source

DG Controls is launching the new RF*/RMLED/, a traditional rotating mirror beacon with solid state LED light source, offering 360degree all-round visibility DG Controls (deegee) are pleased to announce the production launch of the new RF*/RMLED/, a traditional rotating mirror beacon with solid state LED light source, offering 360degree all-round visibility. With an extremely high […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on November 3, 2005 in Uncategorized

Swadlincote company signals success

A Swadlincote company is proving a beacon of success thanks to a management buy out and a business review carried out by Business Link Derbyshire. Established in 1967, beacon and sounder company D. G. Controls Ltd, was bought out in June 2003 by Jon and Wendy Whiten and now employs 15 people. It designs and […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on September 6, 2005 in Uncategorized

Never too old to learn!

Swadlincote-based Beacon Lamp manufacturer D.G. Controls Ltd is celebrating the achievements of three of their Manufacturing Team, who have been awarded National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs). These qualifications formally recognise the employees’ skill levels in carrying out their day-to-day work, and also included aspects such as Health & Safety at work, and productivity improvement. Working on […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on June 14, 2005 in Uncategorized

2005 Meningitis Trust Lands End to John O’Groats 72 Hour Non Stop Cycle Challenge

  On Friday 10th June 2005 a gruelling cycle ride came to an end.  However it was worth the 950 miles in 71 hours and 31 minutes, as it was all to raise money for The Meningitis Trust.  A grand total of over £6000 was raised.  deegee was delighted to help the team out, by […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on November 16, 2004 in Uncategorized

Combined beacon and sounder uses little power

A new ISB range of compact, IP65, low-current, combined flashing beacon and sounder units is being launched by DG Controls These are particularly suitable for alarm systems where power is at a premium. All models incorporate a pulsed ring of high intensity red LEDs behind a red translucent polycarbonate sounder horn. The integral 110dB(A) sounder […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on July 6, 2004 in Uncategorized

Flashing beacons adopted by London Boroughs

For years public building fire alarm installers have met both technical and user perception obstacles when applying visual alarms, but DG Controls believes it has overcome these problems.   For years public building fire alarm installers have met both technical and user perception obstacles when applying visual alarms. DG Controls has overcome pressure group fears […]