Rockford Fosgate M600-5
5-channel marine amplifier — 50 watts x 4 + 300 watts x 1 at 2 ohms
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Item #: 575M6005
Your price: $599.99 Earn up to 600 Rewards points
An extensive set of controls allows this 5-channel amp to run your entire system efficiently.
Rockford Fosgate's compact marine amplifiers provide the power you need for a seriously impressive audio system. These amps are designed to stand up to punishing sunlight and damaging moisture, so you can install them with confidence in any boat. You'll enjoy the sound you want and the reliability you need, whether you're blasting across an inland waterways, cruising out to your favorite fishing spot, or just hanging out at the dock.
The M600-5 amp features four Class A/B full-range channels delivering 50 watts RMS each, plus a dedicated subwoofer channel which uses ultra-efficient Class D technology to send up to 300 watts to your subs.
This 5-channel workhorse can power two sets of speakers and a sub in your boat. You can also bridge the front and rear channels together and power a set of high-performance marine component speakers with 150 watts per channel, and still have 300 watts left for your sub.
The M600-5 features an extensive array of variable frequency filters, so you can adjust the amp's output to suit your system. And the compact footprint makes it easy to mount the amp in a small storage locker or other tight spot.
Love this amp. Installed it in a 2014 Yamaha 242 jet boat. Sounds amazing driving 6 6.5", 2 tweeters and 2 L7 kicker sub's.
Pros: Love the compact size for easy mounting. Crystal clear sound and hard hitting bass. Looked at several others and this is by far the best for the money.
|RMS Power Output (Watts x Channels)||50 x 4|
|Frequency Response at Rated RMS Power||20-20k Hz|
|THD at Rated RMS Power||1%|
|Signal to Noise Ratio||80 dB|
|Peak Power Output (Watts x Channels)||N/A|
|Power at 2 Ohms (Watts x Channels)||75 x 4|
|Bridged Power (Watts x Channels)||150 x 2|
|Minimum Impedance Bridged||4|
|Minimum Impedance Unbridged||2|
|Low-Pass Crossover Frequency||50-250 Hz|
|Low-Pass Slope (dB/octave)||12 dB/octave|
|High-Pass Crossover Frequency||50-250 Hz|
|High-Pass Slope (dB/octave)||12 dB/octave|
|Bass Boost||0-12 dB|
|Bass Boost Frequency||45 Hz|
|Speaker Level Inputs||Yes|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Overview: The Rockford Fosgate Prime Marine M600-5 is a 5-channel hybrid amplifier; 4-channel full-range Class A/B and a Class D subwoofer channel. The front and rear channels are bridgeable, so it can be wired for 5-channel, 4-channel, or 3-channel operation. The M600-5's conformal-coated PCB is designed for the harsh marine environment.
CEA-2006 Compliant: CEA-2006 is a system of testing and measurement methods for mobile audio amplifiers. This voluntary standard advocates a uniform method for determining an amplifier's RMS power output and signal-to-noise ratio. The criteria for measuring power uses a DC input voltage of 14.4 volts and the RMS power output is measured from 20 Hz to 20 kHz (for full range amplifiers) into a 4Ω load with 1% or less Total Harmonic Distortion plus noise (THD+N). Signal-to-Noise ratio is measured in weighted absolute decibels (dBA) at a reference of 1 watt into 4Ω. CEA-2006 allows consumers to compare amplifiers and receivers on an equal basis. The CEA-2006-rated RMS power output is as follows:
Specifications: Additional specifications given in the manual include:
LED Indicator: The amplifier is equipped with a top-mounted LED that illuminates blue when the unit is turned on. The LED illuminates red when a protection circuit engages (overheating, short circuit or too low an impedance detected at the speaker connections). The amplifier automatically turns off if this occurs.
Mounting: The amplifier can be mounted vertically, horizontally, or inverted using the supplied mounting screws; horizontal mounting (right side up) will provide the best cooling.
Independent Controls: The front, rear, and subwoofer channels have independent controls for input gain, crossover, and Punch EQ (bass boost).
Gain Control: The amplifier has three rotary gain controls (labeled 0 to 11) for the front, rear, and subwoofer channels.
Punch EQ: The Punch EQ (bass boost) is centered at 45 Hz:
Phase: The subwoofer amp has a 2-position phase switch, allowing you to easily reverse the output phase of the amplifier, choose 0° or 180° to match the rest of your vehicle's speaker system.
Remote Punch Level Control: The amplifier includes a wired Remote Punch Level Control, linked to subwoofer channel, allowing you to remotely control the output level of the subwoofer. The remote has a rotary dial and includes mounting hardware and a 16-1/2' cable.
Power Terminals: The power and ground connections are nickel-plated set screw terminals and will accommodate up to 4 gauge power and ground wires. The set screws are tightened/loosened with the supplied 3mm Allen wrench.
Fuse: The Amplifier is not equipped with a fuse. An external 80-amp fuse (not included) must be installed on the power wire at the battery. If a wiring kit is used which includes a fuse with a value other than 80-amps, the original should be replaced with a 80-amp fuse.
Remote Terminal: The remote turn-on connection is a nickel-plated set screw terminal that will accommodate up to an 8 gauge wire. It's used to remotely turn the amplifier on and off. The set screw is tightened/loosened with the supplied 3mm Allen wrench.
Speaker Terminals: The five pair of speaker outputs are nickel-plated set screw terminals what will accommodate up to 8 gauge speaker wire. The set screws are tightened/loosened with the supplied 3mm Allen wrench.
RCA Input Jacks: Front, rear, and subwoofer RCA input jacks provide an easy connection for preamp level inputs. They are nickel-plated to resist signal degradation caused by corrosion.
Speaker Level Input: Two speaker level input harnesses are included, making it easier to add the amplifier to a factory radio or to a receiver with no preamp outputs.
Wired Remote: An RJ-25 jack is used with the included Remote Punch Level Control.