Scroll Down To See How To Set Up A DIY Hire

Frequently asked questions

The Equipment

How long do the batteries last?


All equipment will be sent fully charged. The headphone will run for up to 10 hours. The transmitters will run for up to 4 hours. Power supplies will also be proivded.




Can you use the equipment without power?


Yes! All equipment will be sent fully charged. The headphone will run for up to 10 hours. The transmitters will run for up to 4 hours. Power supplies will also be proivded.




How many channels are there?


Most of our hires there are 3 channels.




How far is the range of the headphones?


Up to 300m. It is always best to put the transmitters as high as you can.




Do I need to provide music?


You are welcome to proivde your own music, we will proivde a AUX which will plug into most phones, ipods, laptops & mp3 players. Unfortunately we do not proivde any music devices.




Can Silent Disco 4 Hire set up the equipment?


Sure, we can come along and set up the hire gear. Please email us for a quote.




Are the headphones LED?


Yes they flash different colours to the different channels.




What happenes if equipment gets lost or damaged?


Please check out our terms and conditions.




How do I book or enquire?


You can either send us an enquiry form - Click Here Or if you can book now and select the packages you would like. - Click Here To Book Now -





Delivery & Collection

How long is the hire?


We normally offer a 24 hour but if you hire on the weekend we offer one day free. We normally would deliver the working day before your event and collect the next working day. If you are looking for a long term hire please email - hire@silentdisco4hire.com




How does the delivery & collection work?


We deliver & colect with DPD. On the day of your delivery or collection they will provide a one hour window. We will proivde alll materials needed to return the equipment such as return labels.




Can I collect the equipment and save some £££?


Sure, you are welcome to collect and return and we will take off 10%.




Where do you deliver to?


Anywhere in the UK, we offer free delivery & collection nationwide. Just book online and add the delivery address.




Can you deliver and then collect from different locations?


Sure, just let us know the delivery addresses or your order or let us know via email.




Can I have a one hour delivery & collection window?


Sure, we will text you a one hour delivery window and a 1 hour collection window. If this is not enough we can proivde a 15 - 30 minutes window for deliveries.





How To Set Up A DIY Hire

Step 1 - Transmitter

Locate and unpack the transmitters. Ensure the radio antennas are screwed in and upright.

Our headphones can switch between up to 3 channels so we send out 3 transmitters per hire.

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Step 2 - Connecting

Turn the transmitters OFF, then connect the power cables and plug in to a power socket.

Please ensure the first transmitter you setup is set as CH1 (Channel 1).

Step 3 - Inputs & Switching

Connect the AUX cable into the AUDIO INPUT on the front of the transmitters, turn the mains on and then flick the switch from OFF to LO on the back of the transmitter.

You will know it is on because the red POWER light on the front will be illuminated.

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Step 4 - Connecting Your Device

Connect the AUX cable to your audio device through the headphone socket. The audio device can be your phone, mp3 player, laptop, stereo or other.

Repeat STEP 1 to STEP 4 with the remaining two transmitters. The second transmitter setup should be set to CH2 (Channel 2) and then the third to CH3 (Channel 3). All transmitters need to be connected to a different audio device. The listener will now be able to flick between the audio on the 3 channels.

Keep transmitters elevated and spaced apart from each other using separate power supplies when possible.

Step 5 - Turning On The Headphones

Hold down the tune/on/off for a second until the power light is illuminated. Push the tune button to change between the channels once audio is playing. 

Step 6 - Adjusting Headphone Volume 

Adjust the volume of the headphones using the VOL. control slider. For best quality sound, increase the volume on the audio device and allow the listener to control the volume on their headphones. 

Top Tip – Use the highest media quality possible when playing/streaming music and the equaliser (EQ) settings on your device can be used to fine tune if required.

Step 7 - After your event.

Please make sure you turn off all the equipment.

Please pack the boxes neatly making sure all the equipment is there.