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October 25, 2012

Is 50 watt half as loud as 100 watts?

No! It is a common misconception. I often hear people talk about how a 50 watt Marshall is more appropriate for most people, since it's half the wattage. Really? It sure isn't half as loud!

The perceived volume difference between 50 and 100 watts is actually very small.

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Photo: Matthijs Rouw - www.fotomatthijs.nl

Here are the Wattage Facts

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how this decibel/loudness/wattage thing works.

Enjoy your loud amp(s)!!

By Robert Renman - www.dolphinstreet.com

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Posted by Robert Renman on October 25, 2012


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