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Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S

1" Mylar balanced dome tweeters

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Put Rockford Fosgate sound in your car without breaking the bank. Whether you're customizing your existing system or replacing some burned-out tweeters, Prime tweeters offer clean, crisp performance that'll keep you and your friends entertained as you drive.

The Prime R1T-S tweeters feature Mylar balanced dome construction that ensures wide dispersion and clear soundstage details. Install a set in your vehicle, and you'll enjoy vibrant highs that add excitement to your music without grating on your ears. Built-in high-pass filters ensure a smooth audio response, so these tweeters will reproduce your highs faithfully.

Installation note: You'll need a pair of our universal backstraps to install these tweeters in the factory locations.

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Product Highlights:

  • 1" Mylar balanced dome tweeters (pair)
  • flush- and surface-mount hardware included
  • 12K Hz, 6 dB/oct passive crossovers built-in
  • power handling: 2-40 watts RMS (80 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 2,500-22,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 72.5 dB
  • top-mount depth: 13/16"
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S Reviews

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41 Reviews

Amazing sound

Written by: Edwin from paso robles, CA on January 20, 2016

2005 Toyota Tacoma
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Install these on my 2005 Tacoma, and immediately noticed the difference. The sound in loud and clear. Easy to install.

Pros: Cost, and sound!

Cons: None!

Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S

Written by: leo from San Diego CA on January 18, 2016

2007 Toyota Tacoma
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Great sounding speakers

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Excellent Way to Complete Car Audio

Written by: BrettN from Utah on January 13, 2016

2004 Mazda 6
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Sound great. Hit the high notes perfectly. I also have Rockford Fosgate speakers and a Rockford Fosgate Subwoofer. All together make one complete sound. I love listening to music in my car.

Pros: Great highs. Easy installation.

Cons: Any interference and high buzz or ring plays loudly.

Great sound and great features.

Written by: Wavey from St. Louis on January 3, 2016

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I just added these to my NSX, which has the OEM Bose sound system, but the head unit is retrofitted with the guts from a Clarion marine unit. These are nice, well-made tweeters, especially for the price. Not only do they include an angle-mount base, but the tweeters also swivel within their main mount, so they are even further aim-able. Nice feature!

Pros: Great value, great quality, great features.

Cons: None

Decent tweeters

Written by: Esco from Texas on January 3, 2016

2015 Subaru WRX
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Tweeters are ok, there are better ones out there.

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Cons: Not as loud and clear, not easy to mount on dash factory location for tweeters.

Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S

Written by: Anonymous from St. Charles, MO on January 2, 2016

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Had them installed in my 2008 F150 and they sound great. Very happy with the purchase.

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Awesome sound

Written by: Mega from Washington on October 27, 2015

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Sound amazing, but if I needed more than one set, I'm not sure I would spend this much money on them.

Pros: Sound

Cons: Price

Great Sound

Written by: jdwayne from Texas on July 19, 2015

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I installed these in the window panel of my Ford Escape. I had previously installed Rockford Fosgate speakers in the lower door panels, but the location needed help. Adding the tweeters in the upper part of the door in the window panel really filled out the sound field.

Pros: Great full sound, east to install.

Cons: None

I love them

Written by: Sam from Laramie, WY on June 2, 2015

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They worked amazing in my car! My speaker system is nearly complete after these amazing tweeters!

Pros: Amazing sound! Easy installation!

Cons: A little confusing to install at first but once you figured out, extremely easy

5 stars

Written by: Jaymz from Lower Lake, CA on May 19, 2015

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I put these small speakers. In my Chevy truck they made the sound just fell the cab. I was going to add an amp but now I Don't. Need to.

Pros: Big sound little size. Great for adding to existing system.

Cons: Have nothing bad to say!

Great Tweets

Written by: csonnenb from Saint Louis, MO on February 22, 2015

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These are a couple of great tweeters. They are connected to the factory amp that came with my Chevy Equinox and they sound really good.

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awful

Written by: n/a from CO on October 7, 2014

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Pretty horrible. Got these to replace the tweeters in my dash and they hardly make any sound at all. With the volume up they just buzz and can't distinguish any sounds. Better off without them. Maybe they sound better in a component system but I doubt it.

Pros: None!

Cons: Everything about them.

Great tweeters!

Written by: Ben B from Michigan on September 14, 2014

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I wired these into the stock tweeter locations in my dashboard and they vastly improve my stock stereo! I was thinking about redoing the whole system, but with the tweeters I might just live with the stock setup for a while. Vocals sound crisp and in front of me instead of underneath, cymbals and high pitches sound a lot more focused and clear. Best $50 you'll ever spend on your car stereo.

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Excellent product. Very pleased.

Written by: Keith from Ferndale, wa on September 6, 2014

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I bought these tweeters for a stock replacement of the dash tweeters in my 2014 Xterra. It wasn't an exact match, so I had to fabricate a bracket. Very simple. They are currently running off stock watts and sound great. They add the perfect highs I was looking for. I recommend these speakers to anyone.

Pros: Excellent sound Easy install Durable

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Good, clean sound

Written by: Wdragon2010 from West Palm Beach, Fl. on July 19, 2014

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Really good inexpensive speakers with clean sound

Pros: attractive design inexpensive high quality

Cons: none

Great sound. Completed my system

Written by: A.Rudisill from CATAWBA NC on May 26, 2014

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Great product, crisp sound. Easy to install. Fast shipping and smooth transaction

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These things sound great

Written by: John H. from Ohio on April 30, 2014

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I have never heard a clearer sound than what these produce.

Pros: Several mounting options , sound great

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Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S

Written by: Anonymous from 35242 on March 12, 2014

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Good.

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Sound Awesome in 2009 Sierra

Written by: Ted from PSL, Fl on February 27, 2014

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Great tweeter upgrade. I can't believe that I didn't upgrade to these sooner. Very crisp and clear.

Pros: Great Sound. Easy install.

Cons: Had to do some mod work. Cut away all the plastic that held the old tweeters and then Epoxy these in their place.

Great product

Written by: Anonymous from Boston, MA on December 15, 2013

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This product has my vehicle sounding crisp and clear. I am very satisfied with this product and will look forward to purchase more in the near future.

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Sweet

Written by: Craigo from Salt Lake City, UT on October 26, 2013

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Sound beautiful

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Cons: None

Fosgate R1T-S

Written by: Nomad808 from Waikoloa, HI on October 6, 2013

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Replaced stock tweets in my 06 xterra, and wow! What a difference! Definitely worth every penny! Thanks Crutchfield!..aloha

Pros: The price, free shipping to hawaii, easy step-by-step installation, & the sound of course...awesome

Cons: None

Jeep Tweeters

Written by: JEEPER from Orange County, CA on September 14, 2013

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2007-2013 Jeep Wranglers have tweeters mounted in small "tombstone" mounts on top of the dash. Mine were stolen for some reason so I bought replacement mounts and then decided to try an upgraded tweeter. I had to cut away the inside of the mounts to install these larger tweeters but it was easy and it looks great! Oh and they sound great too!!

Pros: Good price and good sound

Cons: None

Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S

Written by: Anonymous from oklahoma on August 16, 2013

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Great little tweeters!

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very clean sound

Written by: warlock3055 from fla on August 5, 2013

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very easy to install! easy hook up, and the sound is great! i like all types of music, and i already upgraded my speakers in my 05 mustang , but i just needed more. so i added these fosgate tweeters and they are the topping on the icecream! very clear!

Pros: great sound for the price! easy to install!

Cons: none

Fosgate Prime R1T-S

Written by: Jeff H from Lauderhill, FL on July 13, 2013

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Installation was ok but had to do a custom installation had to splice wires for a '03 Vibe GT. Now I hear engine whine through tweeters. Wish I had a custom harness for tweeter.

Pros: Easy installation

Cons: Need custom harness.

GREAT

Written by: J from DP CA on July 8, 2013

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WOW!~ Fantastic, Crisp and Directional!

Pros: Crisp and Directional!

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Excellent Tweeters

Written by: Luis F. from Puerto Rico on May 25, 2013

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Excelentes y emiten un sonido claro y de fidelidad. Los recomiendo.

Pros: Great and clear Sound. Recommend this tweeters

Cons: None. Ninguno

Nice!!!!

Written by: Anonymous from Detroit, MI on May 21, 2013

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Very nice easy to install had to do a lil custom work but still simple.

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Nice tweets

Written by: Agres from Tucson, AZ on April 25, 2013

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Great sound from some tiny speakers.

Pros: Size and clarity

Cons: None

Rockford Prime R165X3 6.5" 3-Way Speaker

Written by: Ahmed from Chicago, IL on April 18, 2013

These speakers sound sooo great very clear with bass. I had to replace my stock rear deck speakers and they sound soo loud and good. My stock speakers I had to crank the volume to 25 now i crank them to 5-9. My next step is to purchase the same ones for the front doors. The setup is so easy its a plug n play which crutchfield adds the wiring harness automaticly to your cart.

Pros: Easy plug n play with the free wire harness that comes with the speakers free. Price is great for those speakers.

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Exactly as I expected

Written by: Perry from Minot, ND on January 18, 2013

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I am by no means one of those hardcore audio enthusiasts. I didn't want not expect the most amazing quality, merely to fill in some "dead space". This product was received quickly and was well packaged. The tweeters came with multiple mounting options along with clear and concise instructions for installation. They perform well hitting good highs and distort very little if at all.

If your looking to increase clarity and/or fill dead space these are a great option.

Pros: Attractive price. Low key design blends well with interior. Multiple mounting options. Clear instructions for installation.

Cons: None noted.

Great for the money

Written by: Anonymous from Rutherford TN on November 2, 2012

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Exactly what i was looking for

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Upset

Written by: stephen from Blackfoot, ID on November 1, 2012

Always been a rockford and Crutchfield fan and i hate to write a negative review . But Im very dissapointed i mounted these tweeters in the door of my 2002 chevy and They sounded AMAZING!!! Very clear and very loud. But i am yet to figure out why they only lasted me 3 days. And yes they are running through their own crossover off a kenwood HU????

Pros: Great clear sound

Cons: Rockford Fosgate failed with the Prime series

These Tweeters Rock!

Written by: Mack from Maryland on August 29, 2012

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EXECELLENT! WOW! For such a small tweeter the clarity is awesome! Price isn't bad either.

Pros: NONE

Cons: NONE

Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S

Written by: e.mack from Queens n.y on February 26, 2012

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This is a great little speaker for a cheap price

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GREAT!!

Written by: Matt C from Nokomis, IL on June 21, 2011

great purchase. if youre looking for tweeters that put out great crisp, clean highs, these are the ones for you! i mounted mine right into my dash and pointed them at my drivers seat, and man does my music sound better. i listen to alot of bassy rap, but the highs are much clearer now that i bought these. HIGHLY recommended

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These are KILLER!

Written by: Tom from Chicago, IL on June 15, 2011

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Bought a pair of these a few weeks ago and just got around to dropping them in my door panels this afternoon. Pretty straightforward installation once I had the door panels removed and cut the holes out. I mounted these in the front doors of my 1994 Ford Ranger XLT and connected them directed to a front pair of RF 6x8 Prime speakers in the doors and the improvement in overall sound was immediate. The sound stage expanded tremendously, the upper end became much cleaner, crisper and detailed, and that brought a grin from ear to ear. My system is really pretty modest, I have an Alpine AM/FM CD Receiver and a 2nd pair of 6x8's in the rear along with a Powered Sub and a couple of smaller amplifiers and together it ROCKS enough for a 50 year old that wants to recall the days of his youth without attracting a lot of unwanted attention.

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Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S

Written by: oddsnends808 from Honolulu, Hawaii on March 24, 2011

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I have no idea what tweeters these replaced (newly purchased used truck), one
tweeter was dead. But, after changing the tweeters out for the pair of Rockford
Fosgate Prime R1T-S I can't believe the difference. Just changing the blown one
out I could hear the difference in sound between the two different tweeters. After
replacing both tweeters and testing the R1T-S, these give crisp, clear and much
brighter highs. They were easy to install and are a bargain at these prices!
Brought my sound system up to a whole new level.

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wow

Written by: ChrisF from Bend, OR on February 3, 2011

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These little tweeters rock to the Max. Great sound. Easy to install!!! Look great!

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Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S

Written by: Anonymous from California on October 18, 2010

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Great Value for the money. Perfect for the individual wanting good sound on a tight
budget.

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What's in the box?

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  • Two 1" tweeters (with attached 6' speaker wire terminated by quick-slide connectors)
  • 2 Flush mounting brackets (installed)
  • 2 Surface mounting brackets
  • 2 Trim rings
  • 4 Self-tapping screws
  • Installation/Operation Instructions (Eng/Fre/Spa)

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Features

Overview: The Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S is a dedicated tweeter system featuring a lightweight Mylar dome. Multiple tweeter mounting configurations allow flush, surface, and angle configurations.

Mylar Dome Tweeter: The Prime R1T-S features a lightweight 1.0" Mylar dome tweeter for high sensitivity and smooth extended frequency response. This low distortion material allows accurate reproduction of high frequencies for an open sound stage.

Crossover: The R1T-S tweeter has an integrated 6 dB/octave high-pass crossover fixed at 12,000 Hz.

Mounting: The Rockford Fosgate R1T-S provides multiple mounting configurations. You can choose a flush mount, surface mount, or angle mount installation. You can further angle the tweeter once installed in any of the included mounts.

Tweeter Mounting Dimensions Flush Surface Angle
Mounting Height 0.3125" 1.095" 1.875"
Mounting Depth 0.75" 0.6875" (screw depth) 0.625" (screw depth)
Frame Diameter 2.125" 1.815" 1.815"
Cutout Diameter 1.835" N/A N/A

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Why did you buy this?

I have had great listening experiance with RF [ Scott  Feb 04, 2016 ]
Priced right, and was a easy fit [ JIMI R.  Jan 08, 2016 ]
Installing new Sony head unit and speakers and didn't want to leave the factory tweeters in. [ Stephen  Jan 06, 2016 ]
Close to factory upgrade. [ Mario  Dec 21, 2015 ]

3 questions already asked

Yes and they sound great. [ Tina  Sep 19, 2015 ]
These are tweeters. You will only get the highs. You will meed to have some mids and lows to make the sound you are looking for. [ Shane  Sep 17, 2015 ]
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy  Sep 08, 2015 ]  Staff
I recommend a crossover. [ Tina  Sep 19, 2015 ]
No you don't need to install a crossover. You can wire directly to the door speakers. [ JEFFREY  Feb 09, 2015 ]
yes you`dd want high pass filter to use 120HZ and up. check parts express. [ Denver IT  Feb 08, 2015 ]
You can wire them direct! [ JONAS  Feb 06, 2015 ]
I would recommend using a crossover, Simply because they direct the proper Frequency to the tweeter usually 2000Hz/20,000Hz and woofer also known as Midrange typically 300Hz/5000Hz.In line between Head unit/source and speakers. Front or Rear channel. Your ears and friends will like what they hear With a crossover Installed. Michael [ MICHAEL  Feb 06, 2015 ]
You can wire them directly to the factory wiring. No crossover is needed. [ MATTHEW A  Feb 06, 2015 ]