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2pill 4pill etc etc

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by barefootindian, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. barefootindian

    barefootindian Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2012
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    Hi all, What wattage is a 2pill amp. Over here on this side of the pond linear amps are generally referred to in Watts or Whiskies and multiples thereof, whereas on your side of the pond its generally refered to as 2pill 4pill 6pill etc etc...... What does it all mean? Thanks folks.


  2. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

    Aug 25, 2006
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    Google or do a search on this forum.
  3. bighammer

    bighammer Active Member

    Nov 5, 2006
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    The term pill is how many transistors are in the amp. Typically 2879's
    On average, depending on drive level and voltage you can expect 1-200 watts per pill.
  4. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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