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ELECTRIC & ELECTRONIC VOTIVE STANDS
from £999 (including Vat)
Electric and Electronic Votive Stands are available in different sizes and both options offer a choice of votive lights (white, red or blue) or votive candles (white only).
* clean walls & ceilings (no soot)
* clean stands & floor (no wax)
* totally safe (no flame)
* low running cost
* fully guaranteed
ELECTRIC VOTIVE STANDS
The lights or candles are placed on the Electric Stand in a similar way to a conventional votive stand and light up simply by ‘low voltage’ contact.
There are three styles of Electric Votive Stands.
1. Electric Votive Light Stands with the option of 21, 33, or 60 Lights.
2. Electric Votive Candle Stands with the option of 21, 33, 48 or 60 Candles.
(This option has the Candle/Light console set on a highly attractive, robust and durable stand made of the highest quality materials with a bronzed finish and fitted with high security locks. This style of stand extends accross the whole range.)
3. Electric Votive Candle Stands with the option of 21, 33, or 48 Lights.
(This style offers an Artistic option with a choice of 21, 33 or 48 candles with the candle console supported by a quality thick gauge Wrought Iron frame.)
AUTOMATIC ELECTRONIC VOTIVE STANDS
The lights/candles on these AUTOMATIC Electronic Votive Standsare pre-set at the factory to remain lit for 1 hour.
However, on request, they can be pre-set for any period from 5 minutes to 3 hours.
The lights/candles remain permanently in place on the Electronic Stand and light up by the action of an offering breaking the beam as it enters the money box.
For Candle Stands there is the option of 21, 33, 48 or 60 candles and for Light Stands there is the option of 21, 33, or 60 Lights.
Automatic Electronic Stands operate as follows:
When the coin/note is inserted (or card if no currency is wanted - sometimes an option in schools and hospitals) a beam is broken and a candle/light is randomly selected emitting 3 warning flashes ensuring the parishioner/visitor is aware.
However when 75% of the candles/lights are lit the candles/lights turn off one at a time in their order of placement in order to guarantee potential space for new lightings up.
This feature means that each candle has a time limit determined according to how many candles/lights are lit thereby allowing longer pre-set timings hence attracting parishioners/visitors due to the stand remaining activated with light for longer and yet allowing all new parishioners/visitors the opportunity to light a candle/light.
(In all cases this option has the Candle/Light console set on a highly attractive, robust and durable stand made of the highest quality materials with a bronzed finish and fitted with high security locks. This style of stand extends accross the whole range.)
ELECTRIC VOTIVE STANDS
Activated by SWITCHES
This specially commissioned stand activated by switches
The lights/candles remain permanently in place on the Stand and the selected switch activates the appropriate light or candle. Quite simply each light/candle has its own on/off switch. This option is only available as standard for candles in a 21, 33 or 48 candle stand & lights in a 21 or 33 light stand. As illustrated above however specially commissioned stands are available across the range. Just ask and we'll do our best to meet your requirements.
We live in an increasingly Electronic and Digital age where convenience and versatility have an overwhelming influence. However, added to that, there are ever increasing practical considerations to bear in mind.
In these days of political correctness we are bombarded with questions about our 'Carbon Footprint', the possibilities of litigation under the 'Health & Safety Acts' and our responsibilities for 'Risk Assessment'.
The challenge of 'Risk Assessment' is not having the benefit of hindsight yet needing to be able to assess the potential hazards and the probability and severity of any occurence.
Whilst the 'real flame' is normally viewed aesthetically as looking 'best' the only course offering a virtual zero risk is an Electric or Electronic equivalent.
THE ELECTRIC & ELECTRONIC OPTIONS ALSO HELP IN
REMOVING GENERATIONS OF SOOT
Restoration to remove many years of soot often goes beyond cleaning the stonework to the renovation of the pews, new carpeting, refurbishment of the Stations of the Cross and restoration of art works. In order to retain the many beautiful colours and the many delicate finishes and features that have been revealed steps are often taken to avoid it ever happening again.
‘Low voltage’ Electric and Electronic stands are inexpensive to run for with all lights/candles lit running costs are a few pence per month.
These stands operate on AC Mains 220/240 volts so all you need is a conventional wall socket as the stand automatically steps it down to low cost low voltage usage.
A manufacturers guarantee of two years is provided on all Electronic stands and
six years on all Electric stands including those Stands Activated by Switches
Whilst there is always a running debate - the real flame versus the artificial light - these stands provide for absolute safety in School, Hospital, RAF or Armed Forces chapels and where insurance companies exclude the use of a naked flame.
They reduce your carbon footprint, satisfy all health & safety considerations
and running costs are minimal.