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Start with Why

Start with Why

From time to time we get asked about how we came up with the idea of building power distribution. It’s not ‘sexy’ and there isn’t exactly a shortage of products and manufacturers in this field. No, and the idea behind StageSmarts wasn’t about getting a slice of a large, existing and rather stale pie, but rather to create a better

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Being Ken Berreen

Being Ken Berreen

Stagesmarts recently had its first visit from Ken Berreen, our UK-based business development manager. He arrived at our headquarters in Malmö, and the next day he made the long road trip to the factory in Arboga together with our CEO Mats Karlsson to meet the rest of the team and see where it all starts. Let’s hear what he had to say:

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The Socapex Story

The Socapex Story

Everyone working in the events industry is familiar with the term “Socapex”, sometime shortened to “Soca” or “Soco”. Socapex is actually a French brand of industrial connectors, they make a many different types and today they are part of global connectors giant Amphenol.In the mid 1970’s, the demand for ever larger

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Powering the big LED screens

Powering the big LED screens

Manufacturers of LED screens typically state a maximum power consumption figure per panel or square meter as well as average power consumption, again per panel or square meter. Should you ‘play safe’ and assume the max power needed or is the average figure a better starting point?  Well that depends on your application

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Are you living dangerously?

Are you living dangerously?

We all want to protect our valuable equipment against dangerous and damaging overvoltage situations. This happens more often than you might think. Even with the best planning, mistakes happen, and you are never really in full control of the situation. A bad cable, a loose connection, someone accidentally disconnecting the neutral wire

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Knowledge is power

Knowledge is power

From time to time, people ask us; ”your power distribution warns against pulling too much current, why would I need that? If I have an overload, the circuit breaker will eventually trip and let me know”. Yes, eventually. And usually at the most inconvenient time. Circuit breakers are not very precise and certainly won’t give you any prior warning.

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