How good are Rockford Fosgate amps?

Rockford Fosgate amps are some of the best on the market. They have a solid track record and are known for their amazing products. You can’t go wrong with a Rockford Fosgate amp!

Why is my Rockford Fosgate amp going into protect mode?

1. If the Protect light is on, this is a sign of a possible short in the speaker connections. Check for proper speaker connections and use a volt/ohm meter to check for possible shorts in the speaker wiring. Too low of a speaker impedance may also cause Protect to light.

Why does my amp cut out at high volume?

The most common reason that I see the protection circuit on is either a shorted output on the amp or a shorted voice coil on the sub.

Is Rockford Fosgate Prime r500x1d the best car amplifier on the market?

The Rockford Fosgate Prime R500x1D is one of the “hard hitters” of the 3 Rockford Fosgate amplifier series. It offers 500 watts Rms at 2 ohms about 250 at 4 ohms. As I’ve mentioned in other reviews, I install at least 1 fosgate amplifier a week because they are without a doubt the most affordable performance car amplifiers on the market.

How do I Turn Up the bass on my Rockford Fosgate r500x1d?

Assuming your amp is working use the wired remote bass knob that comes with the Rockford Fosgate R500X1D to turn the bass up about half way. If this setting is too loud or aggressive turn the knob down a bit to a volume you prefer. Now go to your “Freq Hz” knob at the top of your amp and begin to slowly turn it to the right.

Which Rockford Fosgate amplifier is the best for a subwoofer?

Fosgate offers a full line of efficiency ranges that they measure in “classes”, the rockford fosgate r500x1d runs at 90% efficiency and is rated as a class D amplifier. A class D amplifier is one of the most efficient amplifiers you can buy and I will always recommend them for sub woofers due to the low amounts of heat they create.

What gauge wire for Fosgate R500 Hi Lo?

This amplifier can take 8 gauge/awg all the way up to 4 gauge/awg, If you intend on running a (2 ohm) 500 watt RMS system I would recommend running 4 gauge wire for it but if you intend on running it at (4 ohms) 250 watts id recommend 8 gauge/awg. The Fosgate R500 comes with its own built in Hi Lo converter!