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Need speakers that can rock with just one watt? You found da place.

Sorry- doesn't work that way.

-unless you are going by sensitivity spec only.

That spec does not tell the full story. Efficiency (1 watt/1 meter) tells more.

In the case of paralleling multiple drivers, the total system efficiency remains exactly the same. This is because the one watt gets distributed over the multiple drivers. So if there are 8 drivers, each gets 1/8th watt.

In a nutshell, by using multiple drivers you can increase the sensitivity (if they are in parallel; if in series the sensitivity goes down with each added driver) but the actual efficiency is the same as if you had one driver only.



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