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Rockford Fosgate Features the Ultra High-Performance Type RF Amplifier Line at 2003 CES

14 years, 10 months ago Tempe, AZ

empe, Ariz. Rockford Fosgate, manufacturer of high performance car audio, will feature its award-winning Type RF amplifier line at the 2003 CES (booth #828). Type RF, the finest amplifier in Rockford Fosgate’s 25 year history, has seven models to choose from and provides total integration of sound quality, power, cosmetics, customization, and controllability, making it a must for any serious audio system. Shipping in March, the 2003 models will include a chrome chassis with DSP control from the top two Rockford Fosgate RFX source units.

"Type RF is the finest line of amplifiers Rockford Fosgate has ever produced," explains Bill Jackson, Rockford vice president – mobile audio. "Type RF combines the finest components available and sets the standard for ultra high performance, high technology amplifiers."

Adds Rex Whitehead, Rockford’s director of product planning, "Rockford Fosgate’s Punch and Power amp lines are the leaders in power and performance. Now, Type RF has set the new standard in sound quality and digital signal control. The Type RF power amplifiers are designed with the serious audio enthusiast, audio contest competitor, and audiophiles in mind. Type RF also allows for cosmetic customization that allows customers to individualize the product to their own tastes, which is all-important in today’s retail environment."

Whitehead, continues, "Rockford Fosgate’s Punch and Power Series amp lines are already the industry leaders. Now, the Type RF power amplifier is the most state-of-the-art audio component available for the vehicle today and has allowed Rockford to add a differentiated, and clearly superior line from all other amplifiers on the market."

Bombarded with an intense amount of unique and novel features, the new Type RF amplifiers include:

a) Ultra high-performance TO-247 MOSFETS, the most reliable and rugged MOSFETS available today, are interfaced with our MEHSA substrates
b) Inner plenum designed to optimize fan cooled heat sink resulting in world-class thermal performance through forced convection
c) User customizable cosmetic components that allow personalization and individualization
d) TRANSNOVA topology currently found only in Hafler’s recording studio amps for the utmost in sound quality
e) Use of new interface material between the Heat sink and the T-Clad material
f) In depth DSP control and manipulation of the audio output
g) Clean slate design maximizes both audio and thermal performance

Type RF Amplifiers Specs & US Pricing: 

Model Topology PowerSync Power@
4-Ohms
Power@
2-Ohms
X-over Type
and Control
X-over Frequency X-over Slope Equalization Subsonic Filter DSP Controlled
Signal Delay
DSP Controlled Linear
Phase Crossovers
Loop Thru
Outputs
Fan
Cooling
MAP
XC1 AB Transnova No 75x2
250x1
125x2 DSP controlled
Variable AP/LP//HP
50-350Hz 48dB DSP controlled Punch Bass and Treble 12dB/oct 10-50Hz
Adjustable Frequency
Yes Yes Yes No $699.99
XC2 AB Transnova No 125x2
400x1
200x2 DSP controlled
Variable AP/LP//HP
50-350Hz 48dB DSP controlled Punch Bass and Treble 12dB/oct 10-50Hz
Adjustable Frequency
Yes Yes Yes Included $899.99
XC3 AB Transnova No 200x2
700x1
350x2 DSP controlled
Variable AP/LP//HP
50-350Hz 48dB DSP controlled Punch Bass and Treble 12dB/oct 10-50Hz
Adjustable Frequency
Yes Yes Yes Included $1099.99
XC4 AB Dual Transnova No 75x4
250x2
125x4 DSP controlled
Variable AP/LP//HP
50-350Hz 48dB DSP controlled Punch Bass and Treble 12dB/oct 10-50Hz
Adjustable Frequency
Yes Yes Yes Included $1199.99
XC5 BD Yes 400x1 700x1 Variable Freq
LP only
50-250Hz 24 dB Remote Punch Bass 12dB/oct @ 28Hz
On/Off switch
No No Yes Included $899.99
XC6 BD Yes 700x1 1100x1 Variable Freq
LP only

50-250Hz 24 dB Remote Punch Bass 12dB/oct @ 28Hz
On/Off switch
No No Yes Included $1099.99
XC7 BD Yes 1000x1 1500x1 Variable Freq
LP only

50-250Hz 24 dB Remote Punch Bass 12dB/oct @ 28Hz
On/Off switch
No No Yes Included $1449.99

Specifications and Prices subject to change without notice.

Rockford Fosgate is a division of Rockford Corporation in Tempe, Ariz., a publicly traded company under the NASDAQ stock symbol ROFO. Company websites can be viewed at rockfordfosgate.com and rockfordcorp.com.

About Rockford Corporation

Setting the standard for excellence in the audio industry, the Rockford Corporation markets and distributes high-performance audio systems for the mobile audio aftermarket and OEM market. Headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., Rockford Corporation is a publicly traded company and manufactures its products under six brands: Rockford Fosgate(R), Rockford Acoustic Design(TM), Lightning Audio(R) and Brax, Helix and Renegade. For more information, please visit: www.rockfordfosgate.com, www.rockfordacousticdesign.com, www.lightningaudio.com, www.braxhifi.com, www.helixhifi.com and www.renegadecaraudio.com