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500 Watt Class-bd Mono Amplifier P500-1bd

500 Watt Class-bd Mono Amplifier P500-1bd

The Punch P500-1bd is a mono amplifier capable of 500 Watts into a 1-Ohm load. The Class-BD technology produces bass more efficiently over traditional amps, and its frequency response allows it to be optimized for subwoofers.

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Overview

With its super efficient Class-BD circuit topology, the P500-1bd will drop some serious BASS! Due to its dedicated low frequency response, this amplifier is optimized for mid-bass speakers or subwoofers only. No need to worry because its 1-ohm capability will drive a pair of 4-ohm DVC subwoofers or quad-configuration of 2-ohm DVC subwoofers with ease.

  • 12dB/octave Butterworth crossover
  • MOSFET power supply
  • MOSFET output stage
  • 4 Gauge power/ground connectors
  • Audiophile grade speaker connections
  • Top Mounted LED Indicators
  • RCA pass-thru outputs
  • Infrasonic filter
  • 1 Year Warranty
Technologies
TO-247 MOSFETs
TO-247 MOSFETs

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Rockford Fosgate amps use custom TO-247 MOSFETs. These have 60% more ...

Rockford Fosgate Avatar
Rockford Fosgate Avatar

These Avatars are a personal signature from the Rockford Fosgate team member who designed and engineered ...

Class BD
Class BD

Class BD amplifiers have 75-80% efficiency ratings vs. 20-60% efficiency ratings of traditional class A/B amplifiers.

CEA-2006 Compliant
CEA-2006 Compliant

Power ratings on Rockford Fosgate amplifiers conform to CEA-2006 industry standards. These guidelines mean your amplifier's ...

Balanced Differential Inputs
Balanced Differential Inputs

Differential inputs eliminate noise picked up by signal cables.

DSM
DSM

DSM utilize 1% tight-tolerances improving efficiency of the circuit, decreases cross-talk from other discrete components and ...

DTM
DTM

Dynamic Thermal Management evenly distributes excess heat across entire amplifier heatsink.

MEHSA<sup>3</sup>
MEHSA3

MEHSA3 reduces MOSFET temperatures, lowers distortion, increases durability and prolongs the output device life span.

NOMAD
NOMAD

NOMAD is a "real time" analog computer that protects your amplifier from shorting speaker wires and ...

Punch EQ2
Punch EQ2

Onboard equalizer with up to +18dB @ 45Hz and/or up to +12dB boost at 12kHz.

Specifications
Dynamic Power
(PVC/PowerCube®)
285 Watts x 1 @ 4-Ohms
476 Watts x 1 @ 2-Ohms
734 Watts x 1 @ 1-Ohm
CEA-2006 Compliant
Number of Channels
1
Rated Power
(RMS Continuous Power)
200 Watts x 1 @ 4-Ohm
400 Watts x 1 @ 2-Ohm
500 Watts x 1 @ 1-Ohm
Total Power
(Sum of Rated Power)
500 Watts RMS
Bridgeable
No
Crossover Controls
Low-Pass (LP): 35-250Hz 12dB/octave Butterworth
Efficiency (average)
83% @ 4-Ohm
79% @ 2-Ohm
70% @ 1-Ohm
Tone Controls
Punch EQ2 Bass: 0dB to +18dB @ 45Hz
Infrasonic Filter: Selectable 12dB/Octave, -3dB @ 28Hz
Signal Input
Low level: 1 RCA pair
Signal Output
Low level: 1 RCA pair
Power Input Connector
Block
Power Wire Gauge
4 AWG
Speaker Output Connector
Screw terminal barrier strip
Speaker Wire Gauge
8 AWG to 18 AWG
Heat Sink Type
Cast aluminum
Cooling
Convection
Remote Controls
Optional PEQ Remote Punch EQ
(overrides built-in Punch EQ2)
Visual Indicators
Power
Thermal
Protect
Circuit Topology Class
Class BD
Frequency Response
20Hz to 250Hz +/- 1.0dB
Dimensions (H x W x D)
2.25 x 7.625 x 10.25 (in)
5.71 x 19.37 x 26.03 (cm)
Shipping Weight
7.25 Lbs.
(3.28 Kg.)
Dimensional Diagram
Support

Return Authorization

Contact the Authorized Rockford Fosgate Dealer you purchased this product from. If you need further assistance, call 1-800-669-9899 for Rockford Customer Service. You must obtain an RA# (Return Authorization number) to return any product to Rockford Fosgate. You are responsible for shipment of product to Rockford.


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