January 2008

Wembly Weekend Part 2

Two of Live Sound International’s editors spent a weekend in the UK, attending back-to-back events at Wembley Stadium that utilized the exact same audio system. Following are two individual accounts, from two very unique individuals: Andy Wood and Mark Frink. There is some overlap in their accounts of the weekend’s events, so you’ve been forewarned.

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Working Together – Sound companies align and reap big benefits

It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit,” famously stated Robert Yates, a founding father of the United States, more than two centuries ago. Or, in more contemporary terms, Quincy Jones expressed the same thing quite well: “Check your ego at the door.”

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Wembly Weekend – Live Earth

Two of Live Sound International’s editors spent a weekend in the UK, attending back-to-back events at Wembley Stadium that utilized the exact same audio system. Following are two individual accounts, from two very unique individuals: Andy Wood and Mark Frink. There is some overlap in their accounts of the weekend’s events, so you’ve been forewarned.

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Lab.gruppen FP+ Series – Extreme Power and Channel Density, Tailored for Touring

Building on the merits of the established fP Series, Lab.gruppen has introduced the FP+ Series of high-power, network-ready amplifiers for touring sound applications. The FP+ Series comprises four models: FP 13000 (2 x 6,500 W), FP 7000 (2 x 3,500 W), FP 10000Q (4 x 2,500 W) and FP 6000Q (4 x 1,500 W). These output ratings are into 2-ohm loads, though amazingly enough, most FP+ models are optimized for even higher power ratings at 2.67 ohms, an impedance tailored to driving three 8-ohm drivers.

This Factory Direct was submitted by Lab.gruppen. Live Sound makes every effort to eliminate any use of marketing inspired hyperbole.

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