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I have recently purchased a MacBook Air and the speakers sound tiny. Does anyone know how many watts the speakers in the 2011 Macbook Airs have?

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Would that be "tinny", not "tiny"? – daviesgeek Sep 22 '11 at 6:19
The number of watts is irrelevant here. The size of the speaker is the limiting factor and given the size of the MacBook Air, it shouldn't be a surprise you're not getting "big" sound. – EmmEff Sep 22 '11 at 13:58
My 2011 air is quite loud. Lounder than my all previous notebooks really. – Ken Ratanachai S. Nov 19 '11 at 15:03
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The simple answer is - not many.

The iFixit teardown of an earlier model (mid-2010) suggests 1-2 watts. The teardown of the 2011 model says nothing has changed since then.

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I'm inclined to agree. I think finding the real value may be quite challenging. 1.5-3 watts seems like a good ballpark figure. And really, would it matter if it was a couple watts more? – user10355 Sep 22 '11 at 8:47

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