Marine, Display, & Remote
Digital Media Integration
AM/FM + SiriusXM Radio
Marine, Display, &
Marine Certified: Thanks to its IP6X certified front-panel and
stainless steel chassis, the Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM digital media receiver
can withstand the harsh marine environment.
Multi-Line Display: The Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM features a light-blue backlit, multi-line
display that is easy to read. You can adjust the
brightness (0-10) of the display to suit your surrounding environment.
Capacitive Touch Control Panel: The RFX9901DM features touch-sensitive
buttons and a rotary knob to control the head unit's operation.
Custom Mount: The Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM requires a
rectangular cutout in the bulkhead for inserting the chassis. Six screws
(supplied) fasten the faceplate against the mounting surface, and hold the
waterproof gasket against the bulkhead. The receiver does not include a
mounting sleeve or ISO-mount screw holes to accommodate standard European or
ISO-DIN automotive installation. The receiver has the following dimensions:
- Chassis: 7.175" (w) x 2.045" (h) x 7.755" (d)
- Trim Ring: 8.055" (w) x 3.4975" (h) x 0.565" (d)
- Nose: 7.255" (w) x 2.925" (h) x 1.625" (d)
Note: The faceplate has four mounting holes for securing
the unit to the bulkhead. The screw hole spacing is 7.625" (w) x 3.0625"
Optional Wired Remote Control: The RFX9901DM is fitted with
two proprietary wired remote inputs and can support of to two Rockford Fosgate's wired
remote controls (all sold separately).
- RFXMR6 wired remote without display (available from manufacture)
RFXMR7 wired remote with digital display (available at Crutchfield)
- RFXMR8 advanced wired remote with digital display (available from
Note: An optional wireless remote control is also available from
Digital Media Integration
Dual USB Ports: The Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM marine receiver
features two USB (type-A) ports on the rear-panel attached by 9" cables. The
receiver's rear-panel USB ports can be used for plugging in a (MSC) Mass Storage
Class USB devices; such as select Android smartphones (Froyo/Gingerbread OS
only), portable digital audio players, or USB thumbdrives. The head unit
supports music, videos, and photo files stored on a compatible USB device. The
USB ports will also charge your device while connected. In addition, you can
also connect a SD/SDHC-memory card reader.
Note: Video and picture files cannot be played back on the RFX9901DM's
display, but can be output to an external monitor via composite video or HDMI.
The unit's USB ports are not Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad compatible.
Built-in Bluetooth: The Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM digital media
receiver features built-in Bluetooth for wireless connectivity between your
Bluetooth-enabled mobile device and the Rockford head unit.
- Wireless Audio Streaming: The Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM digital
media receiver supports wireless audio streaming via Bluetooth. You'll be
able to stream stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled
mobile device (like iPod/iPhone and Android) to the marine receiver. Basic
playback functions (such as Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track) can be
controlled from the head unit. Advanced music navigation and song/artist
information will still be done through your mobile device.
- Pairing: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you must
pair your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the RFX9901DM.
Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some mobile devices may be
incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used
with this head unit.
Note: This unit does not support Bluetooth hands-free phone functions.
Aux Input: The RFX9901DM is fitted with a rear-panel stereo RCA input
for connecting an external analog source for music playback.
AM/FM + SiriusXM Radio
AM/FM Tuner: The Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM features a
built-in AM/FM tuner with U.S. and European tuning. The built-in tuner offer 4
tuning modes; Seek, Scan, Manual, and Preset. The RFX9901DM provides 3 FM bands
and 2 AM bands. Each AM/FM bank can hold up to 6 station presets, providing you
with a total of 18 FM station presets and 12 AM station presets. The Radio Scan
function pauses for 5 seconds on every station detected by the AM/FM tuner; you
can also use the Preset Scan function to only pause 5 seconds for each preset
SiriusXM Ready: The RFX9901DM comes ready for SiriusXM
programming with access to XM and Sirius Satellite Radio stations. Thanks to its
proprietary SiriusXM Connect port, you can add the optional
SXV200V1 SiriusXM Connect tuner and receive more than 150 channels of
exclusive programming directly from SiriusXM, via the "SiriusXM
All Access" package (subscription required). Visit
for a complete list of subscription options and channel guide. Additional
features of the SXV200V1 SiriusXM Connect tuner include:
- Channel list displays a list of all available channels
- Category Search searches for channels in a certain category
- Direct tuning from the head unit's front-panel controls
- Displayed Information such as Channel Name, Artist Name, & Song Title
can be viewed on the head unit's LCD
- Up to 18 SiriusXM Satellite Radio station presets
- Channels containing unsuitable content for children can be blocked
Note: A separate SiriusXM Satellite Radio subscription
is required (operates on the XM Network). However, you can easily add this
SiriusXM tuner to an existing Sirius or XM account for a Multi-Radio
MOSFET Amplifier: The RFX9901DM is equipped with a MOSFET
amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET amplification
circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased power with less
distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More power means louder
and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not pushing the limits of the
- Full Bandwidth Power: 20 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4
ohms, 20-20kHz, 1% THD)
- Maximum Output Power: 45 watts x 4 channels (180 watts
5V/6Ch Preamp Outputs: The Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM is
equipped with three pair of 3.6-volt preamp outputs (Front/Rear/Sub). The front
and rear speaker preamp outputs are balance and fade adjustable. The subwoofer
preamp output is non-fading.
EQ Modes + Punch EQ: You can select from seven EQ preset modes
(Flat/Pop/Jazz/Classic/Rock/Vocal/Off) to tailor your music listening
experience. The Off mode allows you to manually adjusts the head unit's Bass &
Treble. There is also a Punch EQ feature which increases both Bass & Treble at
the same time.
Dual Zone: You can send a different audio signal out of the unit's
rear RCA outputs, so you can listen to different audio sources in two different
Video Output: The Rockford Fosgate RFX9901DM features a rear-panel
composite video jack and HDMI jack to output video and photos from a connected
USB device to an external monitor.
Note: The HDMI input on this receiver is not functional.