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CEA-2006-A, Mobile Amplifier Power
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Program Description

The amplifier power for mobile electronics logo indicates that a car amplifier has been tested to CEA-2006-A, testing and measurement methods for mobile audio amplifiers. The standard requires that the manufacturers report at least three ratings: primary power output in watts, total harmonic distortion plus noise and signal to noise ratio.

It's partner mark, the mobile loudspeaker logo, indicates that a car loudspeaker has been tested in accordance with CEA-2031, testing and measurement methods for mobile  loudspeaker systems. CEA-2031 defines test procedures for rating the performance and physical size of mobile loudspeakers and requirements for reporting the performance.

When consumers use the information found with both logos, they will be able to select mobile loudspeakers with power handling capabilities that are appropriate for the power output characteristics of their mobile amplifiers.

Example of Product Mark Usage

Power Output: 30 Watts RMS x 4
Channels at 4 Ohms and �1% THD+N

Signal to Noise Ratio: 80 dBA
(reference: 1 Watt into 4 Ohms)

Dynamic Power: 60 Watts at 4 Ohms

Frequency Response: 40 Hz
to 18,000 Hz (� 3dB)

Additional Power Output: 35 Watts RMS x 4
Channels at 2 Ohms and �1% THD+N


Participation Steps
  1. Email CEA's product mark administrator at productmarks@CE.org and specify what logo you are interested in obtaining.
  2. CEA's administrator will email a PDF version of the agreement with directions on how to fill it out and return it properly.
  3. Acquire the latest revision of CEA-2006-A and rate products in accordance with the standard and the license terms.
  4. Pay the annual administration fee of $100 per model which caps at $500 for five or more models bearing the logo per calendar year or part thereof.
  5. If relevant, provide CEA an annual list of models bearing the logo.

Participants of the CEA-2006-A, Mobile Amplifier Program

Aridian Technology Co. Inc.
Clarion Co. Ltd
Directed Electronics
Dual Electronics Corp. (Namsung America)
Focal.JM Labs
JVC Americas
Lanzar Audio
Maxxsonics USA
Rockford Corp.
Scosche Industries
Stillwater Design-Kicker

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