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RMS Watts

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RMS Watts

Post by FarmeroBrown » Tuesday, 26 December 2017, 16:18 PM

Hi to all,
So I have this hi-drive base amp, I haven't used it in a while. It isn't supposed to have over 200 RMS watts driving it, please refresh me. Isn't that Swing watts?
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Re: RMS Watts

Post by MDYoungblood » Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 16:56 PM

A "RMS" or "Average" watt meter just shows the basic output with very little swing when talking where a "PEP" or "peak" reading watt meter shows the swing wattage or the highest power output the equipment is making.

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Re: RMS Watts

Post by Crusher » Monday, 01 January 2018, 18:33 PM

Average power can still be swing. DK 50w and swing up to 200 average. Depends on amp you are using and how you were told to run it.

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