Auction Purchase Lists

PURCHASE LIST: 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

Acoustic Foam Panels 12 PACK

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

PURCHASE LIST: Recording Devices

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

PURCHASE LIST: 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

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





PURCHASE LIST: TV’s in the Lane

55" TV
50" TV
Fixed Mount
Flex Mount
2 way HDMI Splitter (Powered)
Powered HDMI Splitter (up to 4 tv's
Signal Expander with Cat-5
50" HDMI Cable
100' HDMI Cable

OR add PC to Back of Monitor.

Key Management at your Auction

One of the most frustrating things at auction is lost keys but worse yet is key theft. The following key lockers and trackers can really help.

Key Safe

Waterproof key drop

PURCHASE LIST: Computers and Tablets

Please note with LTE Tablets, you will need to add an internet plan with your carrier. (or consider visiting your carrier and buying directly from them)

IPad Air
Tough Case for Ipad
Samsung LTE Tablet
Shockproof Case for Tab A
Samsung A10 Phone LTE
Tough Case for A10
Portable Charger Fast Recharge

Laptops and All in one with Full Keyboard

Laptop with full keyboard
All in one

PURCHASE LIST: Paper Products for your Auction

Labels and Specialty Paper

Plain Printer Paper
Weather Proof Labels (harsh weather)
Card Stock for Dashcards
Dymo 4x6 Label 10 Pack
Brother 4/6 Labels
2 Part Perforated Paper (Block Ticket)
Collated 3 Part Color Paper

PURCHASE LIST: Printers For Your Auction

Label Printers:

USB Only but quite fast
Wireless and Wired
High End Commercial Grade
USB Wired only
Mid Grade Commercial
Standard Grade Workhorse
USB Only
USB and Wireless
With Copier USB and Wireless
Lan/Network Commercial Grade
Two Drawer (Check Printer)
Industrial Government Grade


Auction Simplified Simulcast can be run with very little equipment.

We recommend Windows 10 or Mac, not google Chromebooks. Only works with Chrome or Firefox Browsers, not MS Explorer or MS Edge

What You’ll Need  for the Video:

  • A USB webcam
  • A Camera Mount
  • Some cabling (Note: keep it under 20-30 feet to maintain signal strength)


  • Use either an XLR to 3/5mm Cable or 1/4″ to 3.5mm cable to connect into the microphone jack of the PC or Mac
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What if there is no Mic Jack on the PC? Purchase A USB audio converter (see below.)

Recommended Camera Choices:

Camera Mounts:

Wall or Block mount Option 1
Wall or Block mount Option 2
Pole mount option

USB and Audio Cables

USB extension cable for the camera.
Stereo 1/4 Inch jacks from Audio Amp
XLR connectors from Audio Amp to PC

Maybe Needed (if no sound card or mic jack)

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