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Genelec 8040 for a one off live performance contraindications.

maroglia, modified 1 Year ago.

Genelec 8040 for a one off live performance contraindications.

Youngling Posts: 0 Join Date: 12/8/21 Recent Posts

Hi everyboy, I'm Mario from Italy, newbie on this Forum. I'm a pianist and I have to do soon a concert with a jazz big band. The band has no PA, the brass section (15 or even more elements) and drums play with no microphones. The only two in the band that need amplification are the bass player and me, and we have to provide our own ampli-system (that I haven't at the moment). The locations will be medium ballrooms, small squares etc.

To come to the point having no time to choose something more suitable I would like to temporarily use the two Genelec 8040A that I have in my home studio as external loudspeaker, just for this first one concert and than find a professional small PA for the future.

What are the contraindications? Could the power for a 10,000 foot room be enough?

Thank you very much (and sorry for my poor english...).


costakis, modified 1 Year ago.

RE: Genelec 8040 for a one off live performance contraindications.

Padawan Posts: 76 Join Date: 2/13/19 Recent Posts

Ciao Mario,

The answer is simply no!  

You d better rent the (suitable) equipment needed.