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I wanted to see if this makes sense to other.

The higher the allocated frequency response range, the less wattage that driver should recieve relative to other drivers in that system. Example:

Tweeter: X watts
Midrange: XX watts
Midbass/Woofer: XXX watts
Subwoofer: XXXX watts


This is just a generalization, but does the concept make sense?
 

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I wanted to see if this makes sense to other.

The higher the allocated frequency response range, the less wattage that driver should recieve relative to other drivers in that system. Example:

Tweeter: X watts
Midrange: XX watts
Midbass/Woofer: XXX watts
Subwoofer: XXXX watts


This is just a generalization, but does the concept make sense?
Not only does the concept make sense, but it's a fact that you need less power to drive smaller speakers to the same level as larger ones.

You'll get an argument out of some about how much power to give your tweeters, but think about the mass, and weight of a tweeter compared to the mass and weight of a woofer. How hard do you have to push a marble to get it to move compared to how hard you have to push a boulder?
 

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Okay. that would explain my current situation. My tweeter's getting ~ 40w. and the midrange and midbass are splitting 100w through alpine's SPX 17MB passive crossover. I guess i should probably Bi-amp the midbass to give it more power than the midrange.
 
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