Pyle PCAU22 Mini 2x40 Watt Stereo Power Amplifier w/USB

Brand:| Model: PCAU22
Pyle PCAU22 mini power amplifier has an output power of 2 x 40 watts RMS at 4 ohms.
  • Power on LED indicator
  • RCA L/R input
  • Four push type speaker L/R terminals
  • 110/220 Voltage selector
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Weight: 3.8 lbs.  
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Part # 310-2218
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Pyle PCAU22 Mini 2x40 Watt Stereo Power Amplifier w/USB

Pyle PCAU22 mini power amplifier has an output power of 2 x 40 watts RMS at 4 ohms. It's compatible with USB memory sticks and MP3 files. Features treble and bass control as well as a master volume control.

Specifications: • Output power, 2 channels driven: 4 ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD 8 watts x 2; 4 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD 10 watts x 2 • Max power: 40 watts x 2 • Total harmonic distortion (1 kHz rated power): 0.3% • Input sensitivity (1 kHz, 4 ohm rated power): Line 150mV; USB 150mV • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz • S/N ratio (1 kHz, 4 ohm rated power): Line 80 dB; USB 80 dB • Tone controls: Bass +/-10 dB, 100 Hz; Treble +/-10 dB, 10 kHz • Power requirement: 120V AC 60 Hz/230V AC 50 Hz • Power fuse: 1A, 250V fast-acting, 5 x 20 mm • Dimensions: 6.30" W x 2.72" H x 4.72" D (160 x 69 x 120 mm) • Weight: 3.48 lbs. (1.58 kg).

Product Specifications
  • Special FeaturesUSB Connectivity
Pyle PCAU22 Mini 2x40 Watt Stereo Power Amplifier w/USB
  • BrandPyle Audio
  • ModelPCAU22
  • Part Number310-2218
  • UPC068888901512
  • Product CategoryHome Audio Amplifiers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (1 Reviews)
  • Weight3.8 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Pyle PCAU22 Mini 2x40 Watt Stereo Power Amplifier w/USB is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pyle PCAU22I bought this amp to use as part of a simple desktop PC sound system. My speakers are RCA 2-ways with Lineaum tweeters. Although it's only 40W/ch, this amp works and sounds great. It does exactly what I need it to do. I didn't buy it as a hi-fi amp, but it sounds just fine for videos as well as with the WAV files on my PC.
Date published: 2012-09-18
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Pyle PCAU22 Mini 2x40 Watt Stereo Power Amplifier w/USB

Would this device work to amplify/power speakers connected externally from my tablet? I want to have external speakers powered while watching Netflix on my tablet. 

Asked by: Ra77
Yes this will work for that application. A simple 3.5mm to RCA cable will be all you need for this.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-08-27

Would this be adequate to power 2 - 4 "Tectonic Elements TEAX32C20-8 32mm Self Supported Exciter 8 Ohm" surface transducers (http://www.parts-express.com/tectonic-elements-teax32c20-8-32mm-self-supported-exciter-8-ohm--297-2114)? 

Asked by: evergreens
Yes this will work for 2 to 4 of those exciters.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-08-18

Can I connect this to an AV receiver?

I have a Denon DRA-355 stereo receiver and i was looking to connect more than 4 speakers to it. I am wondering if anyone knows if I can connect this mini receiver to it via RCA and use it as a receiver for my sub and another speaker.
Asked by: GrantD
Yes, you can in theory, but I would like to inform you that I was not very happy with this item when I purchased it some years ago due to untrue ratings and massive distortion. It really gets about 10-15 watts of clean "Denon" quality power. You would be better off with an amplifier board from Sure Electronics in a proper case (if you had the time for a fun little project) , or one of a few Dayton amplifiers. I will have these all linked in the bottom. I hope that you have the best of luck!Product list:1. Sure T-amp board (project board/working amp)2. Dayton DTA-1 (shrimpy but compact and cheap. Not great for bass, but for speakers it's phenomenal)3. Dayton DTA-100 (DTA-1's bigger brother, smaller size, higher power, and more expencive, but still reasonable and great sounding)4. Dayton APA150 ( A 2 x 75 watt, or 1 x 150 watt bridged amplifier. This is a d-amp with a medium size of about 5"x5"x8-10", or half the size, if not a third, of a reciever. Cleanest and largest of all I have linked. A good choice for a dedicated subwoofer amp too. And my top choice if you have the money.)
Answered by: BigRich92
Date published: 2012-07-19
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