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Default sony xm-4045 vs xm-6020 - why is the 4045 louder?

I recently bought a xm-6020 to replace the 4045 since it only has 2 high pass channels.

Rated for 60w rms x2 @ 4 ohms, but it's not as loud as the 4045 which is only rated for 45w @ 4 ohms

Nothing changed except the amps. I literally just swapped them in a few minutes.

Gain on both was all the way down.

Any input appreciated.

green board is the 6020

I am not an amp gut pro but I am guessing the smaller mosfets on the 6020 could be the reason? Also the 6020 looks a little cheaper internally to me...

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yup. you got hosed.

the 6020 is half the amp the 4045 is.

you can run the 4045 1ohm on two channels if you want.

the 6020 power supply might die at 2ohm.
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