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07-31-2009, 09:09 PM #1
Quick RMS question for Sony 5.25"
I'm looking at some Sony 5.25" 4-way speakers (not the Xplode versions (I know Sony's aren't the best, but I've had really good experiences with their speakers)). According to the Wal-Mart website, they're rated at 35 watts RMS. My amp does 55w x 4 @ 4 ohms, and my head unit has an output of 50w x 4. If I were to get these speakers, would they be ok being hooked to my head unit? Or better yet my amp? And does anyone know the difference between the regular Sony 4-ways and the Xplode 4-ways? I've got a set of older 6x9 4-way Xplodes that have been through hell and still sound fine.
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07-31-2009, 10:30 PM #2
The amp would be better. The headunit "50 X 4" is a MAX Rating, not RMS, So that means the Headunit is probably like 14-20 RMS. Just make sure you don't give them too much power. Set the gains correctly.Silverado Single Cab 2008 Subwoofer/Audio Build - http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26310
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07-31-2009, 10:51 PM #3
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