Power 500 Watt Class-bd Constant Power Amplifier T500-1bdCP

Power 500 Watt Class-bd Constant Power Amplifier T500-1bdCP

The Power T500-1bdCP is a 500 Watt mono amplifier featuring Constant Power delivering up to 25% more power across all impedance loads. The frequency response of the T500-1bdCP is optimized exclusively for use with subwoofers.

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Overview

The T500-1bdCP is based on the legendary T500-1bd amplifier design with a proprietary "Constant Power" configuration delivering up to 25% more power (Watts) across all impedance loads. The listening experience is cleaner, louder and more impressive than ever before. With the T500-1bdCP, you can now use an "under-the-seat" dedicated subwoofer amplifier to drive two 4-Ohm DVC subwoofers. This amp will provide enough bass to separate you from those envious car audio geeks.

  • 24dB/octave crossover
  • MOSFET power supply
  • MOSFET output stage
  • 4 Gauge power/ground connectors
  • Audiophile grade speaker connections
  • RCA pass-thru outputs
  • Infrasonic filter
  • 2 Year Warranty
Technologies
CEA-2006 Compliant
CEA-2006 Compliant

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

Class BD
Class BD

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

Constant Power
Constant Power

Constant Power is a patented circuit topology that provides instantaneous delivery of output power over varying ...

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 ...

MEHSA<sup>3</sup>
MEHSA3

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

Punch Bass EQ
Punch Bass EQ

Pioneered by Jim Fosgate in the early 70's, Punch Bass compensates for acoustical problems common in ...

Engineered In The USA
Engineered In The USA

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

TO-247 MOSFETs
TO-247 MOSFETs

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

Specifications
Recommended Fuse
(not included)
80 A
Common Mode Rejection
>68 dB
Channel Separation
Signal-to-Noise (CEA)
>89 dB
Damping Factor
>200
CEA-2006 Compliant
CEA-2006 Power Rating
300W x 1 @ 4Ω
≤1.0% THD+N
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD+Noise)
4-Ohm: <1.0%
2-Ohm: <1.0%
1-Ohm: <1.0%
Shipping Weight
13.39 Lbs. (6.07 Kg.)
Input Sensitivity
150 mV to 4 V
Dynamic Power
(PVC/PowerCube®)
328 Watts x 1 @ 4-Ohms
537 Watts x 1 @ 2-Ohms
707 Watts x 1 @ 1-Ohm
Max. Current Draw (13.8V Sinewave)
70 A
Average Current Draw (13.8V Music)
35 A
Efficiency (average)
86.2% @ 4-Ohm
82.3% @ 2-Ohm
73.4% @ 1-Ohm
Operating Voltage
9 - 16 VDC
Suggested Alternator
75 A
Number of Channels
1
Rated Power
(RMS Continuous Power)
300 Watts x 1 @ 4-Ohm
500 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 24dB/Octave Butterworth
Infrasonic Filter: -3dB @ 28Hz 12dB/Octave
Tone Controls
Bass: 0dB to +18dB @ 45Hz
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 Remote Punch Bass EQ
(overrides built-in Punch Bass EQ)
Visual Indicators
Power
Thermal
Protect
Circuit Topology Class
Class BD
Frequency Response
20Hz to 250Hz +/- 0.5dB
Dimensions (H x W x D)
2.14 x 8.14 x 11.41 (in)
5.42 x 20.68 x 28.97 (cm)
Dimensional Diagram
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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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Speaker Polarity

Your woofer may use one of the following to identify (+/-) terminals.

Positive +

Red Post

Purple (4Ω)

Red (8Ω)

Negative -

Black Post

No Dot

No Dot

Speaker Polarity

Your woofer may use one of the following to identify (+/-) terminals.

Positive +

Red Post

Purple (4Ω)

Red (8Ω)

Negative -

Black Post

No Dot

No Dot

Wiring Kits

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Reviews

T500-1bdcp amp

I've had the T500x1 for a little over a year and have it paired with a P3 12inch sub at 1 ohm. I love the amount of power and sound that I get with these two and also if you have a EQ knob attached as well It comes in handy for those songs that need a little more punch. I definitely would recommend getting this amp. It never has failed or even cut out once for me.

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