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Old 05-21-2013, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by EarmarkMarine View Post
The lure of a low price and inflated specifications didn't get you a useful amplifier. The Pyle model referenced is a BTL amplifier with no power supply, no crossover and cannot be bridged. It will struggle with a 2-ohm load. Current consumption is 5 amps. In reality this amplifier has no more power than a standard 4-channel head unit which is about 4 times 16 watts. This amplifier is good for driving four entry level coaxials when at rest if you are not having to compete with noise when underway.
Don't let those limited dollars burn a hole in your pocket. Wait and save so that you can afford something of lasting value.

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