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Industry Amplification
Founded Nottingham, United Kingdom (1960)
Founder Stuart Mercer, Sheila Mercer
Headquarters Mansfield, United Kingdom

Carlsbro is a UK-based supplier of musical instrument amplification and speaker systems that was founded by Stuart and Sheila Mercer[1] in Nottingham, England[2] in 1960.[3] Their equipment has been used by artists such as The Beatles, Mick Jagger, Oasis, The Bubblecars and Vašek Martínek.[3]

The company entered administration in 2009,[4] but has since been relaunched. [5]


  1. ^ Paul White (March 1997). "CTS Professional Sales". Sound on Sound. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Mellors - a history of a fairground dynasty". BBC News. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "The News On The Web - Carlsbro". Archived from the original on 27 March 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Anger grows following Carlsbro collapse". 14 February 2009. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Company Check - Carlsbro". Retrieved 20 July 2011. 

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