# Question: Is a 1200 watt amp good?

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In some cases, a 1200W budget amp could be a viable choice. For example, if you need a cheap amp to run you four 30W (or even 50W) speakers, a cheap 1200W amp can do the job just fine.

## How many watts should my amp be?

Generally you should pick an amplifier that can deliver power equal to twice the speakers program/continuous power rating. This means that a speaker with a “nominal impedance” of 8 ohms and a program rating of 350 watts will require an amplifier that can produce 700 watts into an 8 ohm load.

## How many amps does a 1200 watt amplifier draw?

10.00 Amps Watts To Amps Table (At 120V)Watts:Amps (at 120V):1000 Watts to amps8.33 Amps1100 Watts to amps9.17 Amps1200 Watts to amps10.00 Amps1300 Watts to amps10.83 Amps15 more rows•24 Aug 2020

## What is a good wattage for a car amplifier?

An aftermarket receiver — you might want 200 to 300 watts RMS of power for your sub. Amplified speakers with around 50 watts RMS per channel — plan on 250 to 500 watts RMS for bass. A 100 watts RMS or higher per channel system — youll want at least 1,000 watts RMS for your sub.

## What amp do I need for 1500 watts?

12.5 Amps A bedroom usually has a 15 Amp circuit breaker. A 1500 watt space heaters will draw 12.5 Amps.

## How loud is a 100 watt amp?

One watt=90 dB. One hundred watts, or 100X more power=110 dB. Thats a huge increase in power but only a doubled double (4X) increase in terms of perceived volume levels!

## How many Watts is 3 amps?

360 watts In short, 3 amps is 360 watts.

## What is the difference between Watts and amps?

Amps is the unit of current flow, while Watts is the unit for power. Amps, when multiplied by voltage, equates to Watts. Measuring amps is much easier compared to measuring watts. Amps is applicable only to electricity while watts is can be used for other forms of energy.

## How many watts can a 40 amp fuse handle?

9,600 watts 40-amp 240-volt circuit: 40 amps x 240 volts = 9,600 watts.

## Does amp wattage affect sound quality?

A better amp will make your speakers play louder and sound better, but it wont make bad speakers sound like good speakers. Many speakers have a maximum wattage rating on the back. High-end amplifier companies make amps with more than 1,000 watts, and you could plug in a \$50 speaker into it with no problem.

## Is 100W amp too much?

100w tube is likely way too much for home use. Depends a lot on the amp as a vox AC30 is also way too loud for home use. Most large tube amps really arent made for home use. Unless you got a hell of a home of course.

## Does higher watts mean more power?

What does a Watt mean? The Wattage of the light is the amount of energy it takes to produce a certain amount of light. The higher the wattage, the brighter the light, but also the more power it uses.

## Is higher or lower amps better?

A higher voltage system is more efficient than a lower voltage since it experiences less energy loss from resistance given the same amount of power draw. You get the same exact voltage—but with 80 amps of current. Thats 80% more energy!

## How many watts can a 20 amp fuse handle?

2,400 watts A 20-amp breaker can support up to 2,400 watts on a single circuit. The safe maximum for a 20-amp circuit is 1,920 watts, but circuits should not be loaded to more than 80 percent of their maximum capacity.

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