View Full Version : Speaker/Head unit matching

03-03-2008, 03:55 PM
If my head unit is a 200w max X 4 channel (50w per channel), and I use 6 x 9 speakers that can handle a max of 225w, will this effect the way the speaker sounds, or in other words, does the head unit have enough power to drive those speakers, or should I be using a speaker with a lower max power rating?
Just curious because my speakers are not sounding very good, and I'm trying to figure out why.

03-03-2008, 03:55 PM
do not go by max ratings, go by rms ratings, and your hu will not produce 50 watts rms