The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
 Search This Thread  Search This Forum  Search Reviews  Search Gear Database  Search Gear for sale  Search Gearslutz Go Advanced
Tags: , , ,

Mobile Generator Power
Old 28th August 2007
Super Moderator
Remoteness's Avatar
Talking Mobile Generator Power

Shore power is not always available at every location we're at...

We need to tie into power from a generator.
Sometimes they're small units for just the audio truck; sometimes they're medium sized for a couple of trucks and such.
...And, sometimes they're huge, handling everything plus the hair dryer and coffee machine.

Here's a few shots of the Kohler Power trailer we had during most of the CBS Summer in the City tour 2007.

What a monster this sucker was -- Dual genies that when both are operated can give you continous power even when one generator fails.

Attached Thumbnails
Mobile Generator Power-kohlerpowertrailer.jpg   Mobile Generator Power-kohlerpowerpanel.jpg   Mobile Generator Power-kohlerpowerpanelsgalore.jpg   Mobile Generator Power-kohlerpowerpanels.jpg   Mobile Generator Power-kohlerpowercontrol.jpg  

Old 28th August 2007
Super Moderator
Remoteness's Avatar
I just opened the door to the generator room -- Look at these puppies!!

Plenty of outputs nabd breakers available.

This unit was pretty quiet considering two huge generators were running during the live teleproduction.
We only ran one genie on the set-up days -- Got to save on fuel costs.
Attached Thumbnails
Mobile Generator Power-kohlerpowerdualgenies.jpg   Mobile Generator Power-kohlerpowerinput.jpg   Mobile Generator Power-kohlerpowerbreakers.jpg  
Old 28th August 2007
Gear Addict
Gravity's Avatar

I gotta say, one of my favourite things about working in live and location is tying into big power. I love big breakers like those that you have to actually charge to throw. Biggest one I ever tied into was a 3ø 600V 1200A Agrekko... Big, sexy and orange.

I love big power :-)
Old 20th September 2007
Super Moderator
Remoteness's Avatar
I totally hear you on that front.

I love working and building stuff like this...

On a smaller scale when referenced to "Big" power, but...
Post Reply

Welcome to the Gearslutz Pro Audio Community!

Registration benefits include:
  • The ability to reply to and create new discussions
  • Access to members-only giveaways & competitions
  • Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As
  • Access to members-only sub forum discussions
  • Access to members-only Chat Room
  • Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio Classifieds for only USD $20/year
  • Promote your eBay auctions and listings for free
  • Remove this message!
You need an account to post a reply. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered.

Slide to join now Processing…
Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Similar Threads
Thread Starter / Forum
carllock / Gearslutz Secondhand Gear Classifieds
jabney / Remote Possibilities in Acoustic Music and Location Recording
not_so_new / Music Computers
jeronimo / Remote Possibilities in Acoustic Music and Location Recording

Forum Jump
Forum Jump