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Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier

You Pay: $23.95
Product Highlights
  • Extremely Compact
  • Stereo RCA Inputs
  • Front-Panel Volume Control

The PCA1 from Pyle is a compact stereo amplifier ideal for home or mobile use. The amplifier has 2 channels each with an output power of 15W at 4 Ohms. The front-panel volume knob makes it easy to make adjustments on-the-fly. Input is via stereo RCA connectors, and output is via standard push speaker terminals. It also has a voltage selector switch for worldwide use.

Compact and portable
Output power of 15W per channel at 4 Ohms
Stereo RCA input
Standard push speaker outputs
Front-panel volume control
Voltage selector switch
Power Rating 2 x 15W @ 4 Ohms
Input Connections 1 x Stereo RCA Input
Output Connectors 4 x L/R Stereo Push Speaker Terminals
Controls Front Panel 1 x Power Switch
1 x Volume Control
Controls Rear Panel 1 x Voltage Selector Switch
Indicators LED Power Indicator
Cooling Not Specified by Manufacturer
Power Requirements 110/220VAC
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.6 x 2.2 x 4.2" (142 x 56 x 107mm)
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier
  • Power Cord
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Pyle ProPCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier
     
    4.6

    (based on 19 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    94%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (12)
    • Good power output (9)
    • Great sound quality (8)
    • Easy to use (4)
    • Energy efficient (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Basic systems (6)
      • Home theater (4)
      • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (4)
      • Home studio (3)
      • Smaller rooms / apartments (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Tech savvy (6), Pro audio / DJ / mixing (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (14)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Excellent Little Amp

      I use this device as an additional power amp to run two 12 inch instrument speakers--each is loaded with 15 watts in this way. This tough and compact little amp does a great...Read complete review

      I use this device as an additional power amp to run two 12 inch instrument speakers--each is loaded with 15 watts in this way. This tough and compact little amp does a great job of giving me additional volume boost via these two speakers without adding any tonal coloration (i.e. there is value in it having no EQ controls on it). Great deal--so inexpensive. You won't find a better price out there in my opinion.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      2x 15w stereo more like 1.5 watt

      It could be the speakers but other amp (smaller)works better.

      It could be the speakers but other amp (smaller)works better.

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      4.0

      Great little amp for the $$

      By hank

      from NYC,

      About Me Pro Audio / DJ

      Pros

      • Accurate Controls
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Good Power Output
      • Great Sound Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • DJ / Mixing
        • Multiple Rooms / Whole House

        Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

        Hooked it up to an old mixer, cables work perfect with it. connected a pair of Pyle pro speakers to it out to my porch. The sound is excellent. Wish I had this in college. Would have saved a lot of $$'s. I have the 40watt also for bigger sound.Use them both with my 2000watt generator for camping, outing ect.

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        4.0

        Good product for my needs.

        By Hank

        from NYC 65st.

        About Me Pro Audio / DJ

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Good Power Output
        • Great Sound Quality

        Cons

        • Limited Functions

        Best Uses

        • Home Theater

        Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

        Use the product in my garage for my pouch stereo.
        Great that is small but powerful.
        Needed to buy RCA Jack. small issue.

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        5.0

        PCA1 from Pyle

        By Steve

        from Baja Arizona

        About Me Pro Audio / DJ, Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Energy Efficient
        • Good Power Output
        • Great Sound Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Basic Systems
          • Home Theater

          Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

          Excellent product. Great amplifer for TV/video systems, recording system monitors, and anything else you can think of.
          Fast shipping from B&H and a price that can't be matched!

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          5.0

          Perfect

          By Jparkfire

          from Viera, FL

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact

          Cons

          • none

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

            I need a small zone 2 amp to attach to my Onkyo. I bought this based on my sons recommendation and the other online reviews. Thanks

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            5.0

            Surprisingly Good Amp.

            By D From Oakland

            from Oakland

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate Controls
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Energy Efficient
            • Good Power Output
            • Great Sound Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Basic Systems
              • DJ / Mixing
              • Home Theater
              • Larger Rooms
              • Multiple Rooms / Whole House
              • Smaller Rooms

              Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

              Works for My Club Series Speakers , has an extreme amount of Power.

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              5.0

              Fits my bill perfectly

              By Milldew

              from La Crosse,Wi

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                    Powers 2 medium size speakers on my deck.
                    Mounted the unit in basement with a (chrismas light type)remote control to turn it off and on.
                    Amp never gets hot and I leave the volume on full.
                    Ran a long cord into waterproof box that I got at a big chain store /camping dept. This way any device with the mini headphone jack out can be used.
                    Sure its no mega power house but for my use it's perfect.

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                    5.0

                    Does the job

                    By Space Alien

                    from Earth

                    About Me Space Alien

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate Controls
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Good Power Output

                    Cons

                    • Very Bright Power Light

                    Best Uses

                    • Basic Systems

                    Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                    I use this amp to drive the built-in patio speakers.

                    The power light is much brighter than it needs to be.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great and cheap

                    By Studioman

                    from Nyc

                    About Me Audiophile, Pro Audio / DJ, Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Energy Efficient
                    • Good Power Output
                    • Great Sound Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Basic Systems
                      • DJ / Mixing
                      • Smaller Rooms

                      Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                      I use it to power my Passive studio monitors and it works perfectly.
                      Its easy to set up and has an input cable attached to it which makes it even easier to deal with. Perfect for what I'm doing.

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                      4.0

                      Good little product

                      By Steve the Spendthrift

                      from Kamloops, BC, Canada

                      About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Good Power Output
                      • Great Sound Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Theater
                        • Smaller Rooms

                        Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                        Needed a small amp to power two 3 ohm back speakers in a 7.1 surround setup and the PCA1 was perfect for the job. Puts out comparable volume that the side surrounds do, which are larger speakers. Some people have commented the male RCA plugs are awkward, but they were exactly what my Onkyo receiver required for its pre-out connection. Compact and unobtrusive, this is a great product for someone not looking to break the bank on an over-the-top amp.

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                        5.0

                        Stereo Mimi Amp 30W total

                        By kmiller828

                        from San Diego, CA

                        About Me Practical

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Set Up

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Basic Systems

                          Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                          For those of you who, like me needed to power a couple outside patio speakers, this baby is the right one. You need to purchase an adaptor if you want to power your iPod / MP3, but.....I happen to have had one 1/8" phone jack to RCA "FEMALE" and this thing works GREAT!

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                          5.0

                          Great Things Come In Little Packages!

                          By Lucius44

                          from Arlington Heights, IL

                          About Me Former Broadcast Engineer, Tech Savvy

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Great Sound Quality
                          • Great Value
                          • Simple to use

                          Cons

                          • Lack of tone controls

                          Best Uses

                          • Simple amplification
                          • Small reference uses

                          Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                          A few weeks back, I sat in my office, sad and forlorn. "Oh," I sighed, "If only someone made a small, simple stereo amplifier for small, simple needs." (I'm easily depressed...)
                          Lo and behold, some magic genie heard my plea and a quick search on the B&H website revealed the perfect solution - The Pyle Pro PCA1 Stereo Power Amp.
                          Why is it perfect? It's small (the size of a nice deli sandwich.) It's capable (Fifteen clean watts a side into 4 ohms.) It's affordable (Close to 50% off MSRP from B&H online.) It's simple (Stereo RCA male plugs for line in, one ganged volume control, and L & R push-type outputs for speaker cables.)
                          I hooked the PCA1 into my trusty (and a bit rusty) Minimus 7's, brought a stereo mini out from my Mac (using a separate audio adapter) and Voila! Music to my ears (literally...)Even when I pushed the tunes to 75%, the amp added nothing but gain (any more juice, and the missus would have me continuing the aural excitement in the garage.)
                          No question - The Pyle Pro PCA1 amp is a great value at a low price.
                          Let's face it - There are times when you don't need to use a bazooka on a housefly. And the Pyle Pro PCA1 is the perfect flyswatter for your audio houseflies.

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                          2.0

                          2x 15w stereo more like 1.5 watt

                          By jack

                          from georgia

                          About Me Tech Savvy

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up

                          Cons

                          • Lack Of Power

                          Best Uses

                          • Basic Systems

                          Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                          It could be the speakers but other amp (smaller)works better.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Simple and Effective

                          By MM

                          from FLA

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Use with outdoor speakers

                            Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                            Great product for processing the audio signal from my receiver/tuner to my outdoor speakers. Inexpensive, simple and effective.

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                            4.0

                            Great Mini Amp

                            By sam224

                            from Midwest

                            About Me Tech Savvy

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Good Power Output
                            • Great Sound Quality

                            Cons

                            • Limited Functions
                            • No RCA Jack Outputs

                            Best Uses

                            • With Wireless Headphones

                            Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                            This device is perfect for a 'small job' amplifier.
                            My use is to interface the pre amp audio output of TVs
                            with a wireless headset using.
                            It's small in size, easily portable and has a very low noise, distortion output.

                            The only fault I have with the unit is there are no RCA jack outputs.
                            I was able to overcome this 'deficiency' by installing RCA in the rear plate.

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                            5.0

                            Excellent Little Amp

                            By sculturasanamaker

                            from central Florida USA

                            About Me Professional Musician

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Excellent Sound
                            • Portable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Amateur Recording
                              • Events
                              • Home Studio
                              • Mobile DJ
                              • Performances
                              • Professional Recording

                              Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                              I use this device as an additional power amp to run two 12 inch instrument speakers--each is loaded with 15 watts in this way. This tough and compact little amp does a great job of giving me additional volume boost via these two speakers without adding any tonal coloration (i.e. there is value in it having no EQ controls on it). Great deal--so inexpensive. You won't find a better price out there in my opinion.

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                              4.0

                              Cool Little Amp

                              By LSSS

                              from Chicago

                              About Me Professional Musician

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Professional Recording

                                  Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                                  I have a studio with wonderful monitor speakers, but I wanted something a bit more low-fi, so I use this amp with some not so great speakers to flatten my mixes. Funny thing is though, it sounds pretty good! I was going to buy a cheap electronic kit to build-your-own stereo amp, but by the time I bought the kit and the other hardware, this amp was cheaper and all put together... go figure! What ever you want for this kind of money, this is it and certainly a bit more... !!!

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                                  5.0

                                  Pyle PCA1 Mini Stereo Power Amplifier

                                  By JohnnyC

                                  from Marietta GA

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Excellent Sound
                                  • Powerful
                                  • Simple easy

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Drive additional speakers

                                    Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                                    I use this little jewel to power my outdoor speakers on our deck and it works fine.

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                                    5.0

                                    Perfect for the job!

                                    By davidinark

                                    from Hope, AR

                                    About Me Novice

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Excellent Sound

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Classroom
                                      • Home Studio

                                      Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                                      I've got a user with an interactive whiteboard. The DVD player was too soft to hear in her classroom. After installing this box (and buying the appropriate RCA-BareWire cables), the kids can hear the DVDs superbly! Excellent device!

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                                      5.0

                                      I woul buy this product again

                                      By pete

                                      from elkton md

                                      About Me Experienced

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Home Studio

                                        Comments about Pyle Pro PCA1 Mini 2 x 15W Stereo Power Amplifier:

                                        I use for my TV to make front speaker to back where I seat so I don't have to keep TV speaker very loud

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