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Amps and Microphones

Auctioneer on Public Address System

We must be heard

A great amp for your auction is critical for both simulcast buyers and in lane buyers. Don’t skimp, get a good quality Public address system, extra speakers, and wired microphones. 

Powerhouse Amp.

Good for medium sized auctions.

300W of power

Used for large spaces

Reasonably priced PA Speakers

Ceiling Mount and out of the way

Pro Mic

Reasonably Priced Mic

Cabling and Connections

Need to connect up the mic and speakers

Mic Cables

Speaker Cable

Camera’s and Recording your auction

Video Camera for Auctions

Recording the auction

While most people are honest and caring there are a small percent who need to be recorded so you can hold them accountable for vehicles they won. 

Additionally, for liability and security, having recordings of the proceedings, in door and out is critical.

Onsite storage and recording

video storage on its 1tb hard drive

Bulletproof online recordings with NEST

Record online with Google

Apple HomeKit Cameras

Record online with icloud

Recording the auctioneer

Sometimes it’s faster to just make an audio recording of the auctioneer. The best way to accomplish that is to mic them up or plug into the auction Amp.

Digital Recorder with Lavalier Mic.

From recorder to your amp box

Drones & Gimbles for Marketing

Drone shot of auction lot

Merchandising Your Auction, Just got Easier

A drone is a must have item for marketing your auction. It will help you run facebook live video of your auction, post videos on youtube and other marketing sites. Add arial footage to your Auction Simplified website. Besides being fun and cool, drone marketing can make you stand out from the other auto auctions in your area.

Pro Ultra Light 4K Drone

Excellent Low Priced Drone

Basic 1080p Drone with extras

Merchandising Your Cars, Just got Easier

Shooting stable vehicle video from your phone can make your videos look more cinematic and professional. 

Gimbal for smart phone

Auction Condition Report Guide

Auction Condition Report (CR) Guide

Auction Simplified recommends that you take your time creating a condition report. Walk around the car as if you are a potential buyer and highlight the issues with a critical eye.

If you take the photos of the car first, it helps you identify any physical issues so when you create the CR they are fresh in your mind.

You should definitely drive the vehicle, we recommend also backing up into it final parking spot so that you also test reverse.

VM: How to Print Window Stickers

In this section we’re going to learn how to print window stickers for your vehicles running in Auction.

Single Printing:

  1. Search for the vehicle you want to print a sticker for
  2. Scroll down and look on the right-hand side for The take action section
  3. You’ll notice there are various sticker types there such as print sticker print 4 x 6 and print barcode
  4. Choose the sticker you wish to print
  5. Once it’s displayed on the screen click the print icon
Batch printing:
  1. To batch print simply go to your selling tab or inventory tab depending on the version you’re running
  2. Search for the criteria you were looking for such as vehicles running in a specific option
  3. Then click print stickers

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Auto Auction Photo Booth & Back Drops

Improvised Photo Sheds

These are inexpensive and portable, allowing natural light to illuminate the cars.

Storage Photo Booth

Uncle “Wiener” is in Canada and is substantially less expensive than purchasing in the US

Prices in Canadian Dollars

 

 

 

 

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