Watt(W) is the SI unit of power equivalent to one joule per second.

While Root mean square (RMS watts) refers to continuous power handling of a speaker or a sub woofer or how much continuous power an amplifier can output.

**Formula to convert RMS to W.**

To convert RMS to W, you need to know the conversion ratio.

We say that 1 watt is equivalent to 0.707 RMS.

Therefore, to convert RMS watts to W, we divide the Root Mean Square value by 0.707.

**Watts = RMS Watts ÷ 0.707**

**Example:**

Convert 3.535 RMS watts to Watts.

**= 3.535 ÷ 0.707**

**= 5 Watts.**