web analytics

FTC Seeks Public Comment on Amplifier Rule Amendments to Make Testing Methods More Useful to Consumers

Change Would Help Consumers Compare Amplifier Sound Quality

The Federal Trade Commission seeks public comment on its Amplifier Rule (formally known as the Rule Relating to Power Output Claims for Amplifiers Utilized in Home Entertainment Products). First, to help consumers make apples to apples comparisons about sound quality, the Commission proposes requiring that sellers use uniform testing methods before they advertise power output levels.

View Press Release