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Ready For Pavement Or Surf Rockford Launches Mobile and Element-Ready 1000 Watt Ultra-Compact Power Class BD Amps During 2016 Annual Product Showcase

8 years, 1 month ago Charlie Leib | 480.380.0673 | [email protected]

Want a high power amp for both your car and boat…or anything in between, but it needs to stand up to the elements, too? Rockford Fosgate has the answer with the new T1000X5ad (mobile) and TM1000X5ad (marine) 1000 watt, multi-channel, Class ad amplifiers. Rockford Fosgate (, the industry leader in high-performance audio systems, will feature these new Power Series amps during its annual Product Showcase, held at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (Artist Ballroom) in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan. 6-8, 2016. Both are scheduled to be available Summer 2016.

“Whether on the road, on the trail, on the beach, or on the water, Rockford Fosgate has the power you need,” said Jake Braaten, Rockford’s V.P. of Product Development & Engineering.“The mobile and Element-Ready versions of our new Power Series amplifier is perfect for both mobile and moto-marine/powersports applications. The compact T1000X5ad / TM1000X5ad (Element Ready) multi-channel amplifier is built on our proprietary Class ad platform designed to deliver unprecedented sound quality with superior power efficiency. Combined with our Constant Power technology, this amplifier can easily exceed its rated power by up to 25 percent additional output per channel, making it the right call for hybrid, electric, small cars, trucks, motorcycles, and side-by-side UTVs.”

Additionally, the amp’s top mounted controls include Rockford Fosgate’s C.L.E.A.N. level setting system, integrated high/low pass crossovers, input channel configuration switches and Punch EQ boost circuit. Upgraded input RCA connectors allow for high or low level input signals to be used through differential input circuit which eliminates incoming noise and can provide a remote out signal when using high level inputs. Dual fan cooling, real time thermal monitoring and dual extruded heat sinks maintain heat dissipation even at high outputs keeping the amp cool. The amp is also compatible with Rockford Fosgate’s PLC2 level remote control allowing remote output level control of the sub channel.

“Class AD uses our Dynamic Frequency Switching to increase the switching frequency during lower output levels for better signal resolution removing any unwanted distortion,” Braaten continued. “This eliminates the inherent switching noise associated with class D designs and also provides instantaneous output power over varying impedance loads.”
Additional specifications include:
• 4 Ohm bridged capable
• AP remote out feature when using high level inputs
• Dual fan cooled
• Real time thermal sensing
• Discrete surface mount technology
• PLC2 remote ready (sub channel only)
• Dual extruded heat sinks
• 8 AWG power/ground connector; 10 AWG speaker connector
• CEA-2006 compliant
• CE compliant
• Dimensions: 1.6 in. H x 4.3 in. W x 12 in. L
• MSRP: T1000X5ad ($999.99), TM1000X5ad ($1049.99)

“Our Element-Ready amplifiers, including the TM1000X5ad, have not only the capabilities you expect a Rockford Fosgate amp to have, but we have designed to stand up to the environmental conditions you are likely to subject them to,” Braaten added. “With corrosion resistant stainless steel hardware and two-part epoxy coated circuit boards, these units are designed with you in mind. Whether on the lake, on the road or in the back woods these amplifiers are ready for an adventure.”

Additional TM1000X5ad features include:
• UV Inhibitor Materials -The brushed aluminum chassis and powder coated end cap feature integrated UV inhibitor materials to prevent degradation of the amplifiers finish over time.
• Corrosion Protection (Electronics) – Two part epoxy coated PCB boards prevent corrosion of critical components due to exposure in moisture rich environments.
• Stainless/ Nickel Plated Hardware – Stainless and nickel-plated hardware is used due to its natural resistance to corrosion and rusting. This ensures that electrical connections will not degrade over time due to exposure to the elements.

Product Detail Pages:

Power 1,000 Watt Class-ad 5-Channel Amplifier

Power Marine 1,000 Watt Class-ad 5-Channel Amplifier

About Rockford Fosgate

Setting the standard for excellence in the audio industry, Rockford Corporation markets high-performance audio systems under the brand Rockford Fosgate® for the mobile, motorsport, and marine audio aftermarket and OEM market. Headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., Rockford Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: PATK).