AES San Francisco 2012
Live Sound Seminar LS1
Friday, October 26, 10:30 am — 12:00 pm (Room 120)
LS1 - Power for Live EventsChair:
Kenneth Fause, Auerbach Pollock Friedlander - San Francisco, CA, USA
Steve Bush, Meyer Sound Labs, Inc. - Berkeley, CA USA
Marc Kellom, Crown Audio, Inc. - Granger, IN, USA
Randall Venerable, CEO Generators Unlimited, Inc.
A discussion of power for live events where the panelists will focus on practical considerations. Power for modern amplifiers – how much is really needed? Power factor of loads – real power, reactive power, why this matters. Non-linear loads and harmonics. High-quality audio systems co-existing with theatrical lighting, rigging, video, catering and cooling – Electromagnetic Compatibility in the real world. Safety and regulatory issues.