how much watts must a speaker have for me to buy?

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  • John P
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Many thousands of watts.

  • 4 weeks ago

    See this video for an explanation of wattage and speakers.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZYEDkSYJsA

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    The Audioholics people speak plainly about it for a couple minutes. Worth your time.

  • 4 weeks ago

    53.2 gazillion. 

  • 1 month ago

    visits an upscale audio sales place,,used equipment,if you have money to burn,listen to various unit combinations,get a book on electronics power,speakers amplifiers and such beforehand,,listen a lot,,then buy what jangles your chains

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  • 1 month ago

    It depends upon your choice of music. For a piece of loud music, 200 Watts of power will be enough. If you love light classical music, 50 Watts is sufficient. 

  • 1 month ago

    depends on how loud you want it. Look for RMS rating, though

  • 1 month ago

    Match the speaker's rms watt rating to the rms watt rating of the device driving it. Also match the impedance of the speaker with the stability of the amp driving it. Pick a speaker that is able to operate over the frequency range of the device driving it.

  • Lance
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Usually the more the better...The wattage rating for a speaker is used to match it to an amplifier...So if its rated for 20 watts to 100 watts then the minimum power recommended is 20 watts and the maximum is a 100 watt amplifier...If the speaker is powered then the rating is for the internal amplifier inside the speaker...The reason you want the most watts is because you can always turn the volume down but you can't always turn the volume up...

  • 1 month ago

    as many as the amp says , its a 40 watt system then a 40 watt speaker , its the power they push out determins the watts , 100 watts is an overkill .

  • 1 month ago

    Since you clearly have NO idea what stereo gear is like, don't buy anything.

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