how many speaker watts??

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  1. danhowe25

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    how many watts would you need for about 150 people in a room with decent acoustics?? im putting on a boat party and cant decide which speaker package to hire
     
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    You need the Valve Sound System.
     
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    Nope, no idea man...

    Suppoase it depends on how loud you want it - ask the hire people, they should be able to advise...
     
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    I'd go for 4 x 300 speakers with 2x 300-450 subs.
     
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    its not wattage you need to be so concerned about...its hertz and Ohms bro!!


    but something like a 2kwatt sounds system should be suffice!!
     
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    yeh... 2k would be good but probably abit too intense.... maybe 1000/1500..... a room that holds 300 peeps isnt really that big.
     
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    i think im gonna go for something about 1.5kw. Thanks a lot
     
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    another thing to consider is the boats noise policy.....

    just because its a party boat, dont assume they allow loud music

    a few years back we had a boat party on the thames, the rig must have been no bigger than 1k, yet we couldnt even turn it up halfway with out it triggering a cutout switch which would cut the power if the sound rose above a certain level..... pain in the arse, almost ruined the night

    its like a little microphone, if you see one, throw a jumper over it ;)
     
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    cheers mate i hadn't thought about that! got everything pretty much covered now though, so all im worried about now is my set, itl be my first time playing anywhere apart from my or a mates house..