Floor Model Lab Gruppen FP10000Q

Floor Model Lab Gruppen FP10000Q

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Over the past decade, the tight and transparent sound of Lab.gruppen touring amplifiers has earned the praise of renowned FOH engineers and leading sound rental companies worldwide. FP 10000Q, the flagship four-channel model of the FP+ Series, continues this tradition. At the core of the FP 10000Qs performance is the patented Class TD output stage, a breakthrough amplifier topology that approaches the exceptional efficiency of Class D while retaining the sonic purity of proven Class B designs. Further contributing to the remarkable efficiency of the FP 10000Q is a Regulated Switch Mode Power Supply (R.SMPS), which gives the added benefit of stabilizing rail voltages to the output even with wide fluctuations of mains voltage. A highly refined and updated circuit layout optimizes the interaction of R.SMPS and Class TD to produce the extraordinary power density of the FP 10000Q.
To keep its cool under extreme demands, the FP 10000Q relies on Lab.gruppens proprietary Intercooler. This innovation uses thousands of copper fins to multiply the exposed heatsink surfaces rapid heat dissipation. Also, all output devices are mounted transverse to the airflow for uniform cooling. As a result, the FP 10000Q delivers Lab.gruppens trademark all the power, all the time with no degradation of sonic performance.

To maximize headroom in any application, the FP 10000Q offers adjustable input gain along with Lab.gruppens exclusive Voltage Peak Limiter (VPL). Adjustable on a per-channel basis, VPL optimizes the output for any load, from a single massive subwoofer to a series of HF compression drivers.

The comprehensive warning and protection features on the FP 10000Q safeguard output circuits and connected loads while also extending amplifier life and minimizing chance of service interruptions. Whether its a matter of faulty wiring, improper use, or extreme ambient temperatures, the FP 10000Q gives clear indication of any problems. Automatic protection measures engage only at critical thresholds. Operating conditions are re-checked every six seconds and, if a fault is detected, normal operation is resumed when measurements return to nominal.

The FP 10000Q is shipped with a NomadLink network interface as standard. In conjunction with DeviceControl software, NomadLink allows monitoring of all key amplifier parameters and remote control of power on/off, channel mutes, and channel solo functions. (NomadLink requires the separate NLB 60E NomadLink Bridge & Network Controller).

General Features
Very high power and channel density The four-channel FP 10000Q delivers a total of 10000 W (4 x 2500 W @ 2 ohms) in only 2U
Four-channel flexibility Four channels in one cabinet increases efficiency, flexibility and value in powering monitor systems, line arrays, and bi- or tri-amped systems. Adjacent channels bridgeable for 2- or 3-channel operation
Lab.gruppen sound quality FP 10000Q amplifiers maintain the impeccable sonic performance standards set by the original fP Series, with the same durability and even greater efficiency
NomadLink network ready Monitoring and control of key functions accessible via the intuitive DeviceControl software and the robust, daisy-chained NomadLink network
Patented Class TD amplifier topology Road-proven output stage delivers Class B audio quality with Class D efficiency
Regulated Switch Mode Power Supply (R.SMPS) Output power remains constant even with significant drops in the mains voltage
Efficient cooling system Unique, lightweight Intercooler copper cooling system dissipates more heat to allow extended peak output
Adjustable parameters Selectable Gain, scalable Voltage Peak Limiter (VPL), and bridge-mode operation allow custom configuration for any system or application
XLR input connectors
Heavy-duty binding post or Speakon output connectors
Comprehensive protection and warning Excessive output current, DC, high temperature, very high frequency (VHF), short circuit, open load, mains fuse protection, and soft start
1-year Manufacturer's warranty

General Specifications

Number of channels 4
Peak total output all channels driven 10000 W
Peak output voltage per channel 150 V
Max. output current per channel 38 Arms
Max Power Output:
16 ohms: 660 watts x 4 chan.
8 ohms: 1600 watts x 4 chan.
4 ohms: 2100 watts x 4 chan.
2 ohms: 2500 watts x 4 chan.
Bridged, 16 ohms: 2600 watts x 2 chan.
Bridged, 8 ohms: 4200 watts x 2 chan.
Bridged, 4 ohms: 5000 watts x 2 chan.
Performance with Gain: 35 dB and VPL: 150V
THD 20 Hz - 20 kHz for 1 W <0.1%
THD at 1 kHz and 1 dB below clipping <0.05%
Signal To Noise Ratio >112 dBA
Channel separation (Crosstalk) at 1 kHz >70 dB
Frequency response (1 W into 8 ohms) +0/-3 dB 6.8 Hz - 34 kHz
Input impedance 20 kOhm
Input Common Mode Rejection, CMR 45 dB
Output impedance @ 100 Hz 56 mOhm
Output slew rate into 8 ohms 20 V/microsecond
Voltage Peak Limiter (VPL), Max. Peak Output
VPL, selectable per ch. 150, 121, 101, 83, 70, 56, 47, 38 V
VPL, selectable when bridged 1) 300, 242, 202, 166, 140, 112, 94, 76 V
Voltage Peak Limiter mode (per ch.) Hard / Soft
Gain and Level
Amplifier gain selectable (all channels) 1) rear-panel switches: 23, 26, 29, 32, 35, 38, 41, 44 dB
Default gain 35 dB
Level adjustment (per ch.) Front-panel potentiometer, 21 position detented from -inf to 0 dB
Connectors and Switches
Input connectors (per ch.): 3-pin XLR, electronically balanced
Output connectors (per ch.): Neutrik Speakon or Binding Posts (must be specified upon order)
Output bridge mode: A+B, C+D - Ch.s A and C are signal input source
NomadLink network: On board, 2 x RJ45 EtherCon connectors, IN and OUT
Intelligent fans (on/off): Yes, depending on presence of output signal
Power on/off and Remote enable on/off: Individual switches on front-panel
Cooling: Two fans, front-to-rear airflow, temperature controlled speed
Front-panel indicators:
Common NomadLink Network; Power Average Limiter (PAL) 2); Power on
Per channel: Signal present / High-impedance; -20 dB, -15 dB, -10 dB and -4 dB output signal; Voltage Peak Limiter (VPL); Current Peak Limiter (CPL): Very High Frequency (VHF); High temperature; Fault; Mute
Operating voltage, 230 V / 115 V nominal 4) 130-265 V / 65-135 V
Minimum power-up voltage, 230 V / 115 V 171 V / 85 V
Power Average Limiter (PAL) 2) Yes
Soft start / Inrush Current Draw Yes / max. 5 A
Mains connector 230 V CE: 16 A, CEE7; 115 V ETL: 30 A Twist lock
Dimensions (W/H/D)
W: 483 mm (19), H: 88 mm (2 U), Overall D: 396 mm (15.6), Mounting D: 358 mm (14.1)
Weight 12 kg (26.4 lbs.)
Finish Black painted steel chassis with black painted steel / aluminum front