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Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Phill A. Peno, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. Phill A. Peno

    Phill A. Peno It's Filipino, stupid. OTTC, Cycling Crew, WRX Cr OT Supporter

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    For example, if my headunit pushes 16x4, and my 4 channel amp pushes 35x4, my speakers should at least be 51 RMS, right? Or is there some hidden calculation I'm missing out on?
     
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    redfred18t New Member

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    if you're using an external amp, you shouldn't be using your head unit's internal amp. That could cause trouble
     
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    :werd: you either use your headunit to power them OR an amp. not both
     
  4. GuildX700

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    Unless you're talking a killer high powered sub, typical speaker power ratings don't really matter much at all.

    More often than not what kills speakers is the amp clipping rather than too much power.
     
  5. Phill A. Peno

    Phill A. Peno It's Filipino, stupid. OTTC, Cycling Crew, WRX Cr OT Supporter

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    nice... thanks for the info guys.
     
  6. GammaRadiation

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    wat?

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