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Rockford Fosgate T16

Power Series 6-1/2" 2-way car speakers

Item # 575T16

Intense performance Rockford builds their Power line of speakers for the true car audio enthusiast.

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Item # 575T16

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About the Rockford Fosgate T16

Intense performance
Rockford builds their Power line of speakers for the true car audio enthusiast. The Power T16 6-1/2" speakers utilize advanced design elements to ensure that they'll deliver superior sound in your vehicle for a long, long time. The lightweight polypropylene cone is reinforced with strong carbon fibers so it'll keep its shape when you're pushing the speaker hard. You'll hear accurate midrange and bass reproduction, while the 1" aluminum dome tweeter makes the high frequencies sparkle. These speakers will handle up to 70 watts RMS so connect an external amplifier to get the most out of them.

Intense performance
Rockford builds their Power line of speakers for the true car audio enthusiast. The Power T16 6-1/2" speakers utilize advanced design elements to ensure that they'll deliver superior sound in your vehicle for a long, long time. The lightweight polypropylene cone is reinforced with strong carbon fibers so it'll keep its shape when you're pushing the speaker hard. You'll hear accurate midrange and bass reproduction, while the 1" aluminum dome tweeter makes the high frequencies sparkle. These speakers will handle up to 70 watts RMS so connect an external amplifier to get the most out of them.

Side view of T16 6-1/2"

Rockford Fosgate innovations
Rockford uses their proprietary VAST™ technique to increase the cone area of the T16 without increasing the size of the basket. This larger cone gives you deeper lows and more power handling, and it's supported by a durable rubber surround that's designed to last a long time. The slots around the frame make it easier to install these speakers if the factory holes are slightly off, and they even come with plates that allow them to fit into oval speaker openings.

Note: The oversized terminals on these speakers won't connect to a Crutchfield wiring harness. A free 10-pack of female quick slides that you can splice onto our harness will be included with your speaker purchase.

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Product highlights:

  • 2-way 6-1/2" speakers (pair)
  • carbon fiber and polypropylene woofer
  • butyl rubber surround
  • 1" aluminum dome tweeter
  • includes adapter brackets for 5"x7", 6"x8", or 6"x9" openings (brackets require modification)
  • grilles included
  • Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST™) increases cone area
  • power range: 10-70 watts RMS (140 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 65-22,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 88 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2"
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # T16

What's in the box:

  • Two 2-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Two 6x9/5x7 Adapter brackets
  • Eight 1-1/4" Allen head screws
  • 3mm Allen head bit
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Installation/Operation manual (English/ French/ Spanish/ German/ Italian)

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Features & specs

General
Speaker Size 6
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design 1" Dome
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Tweeter Composition Aluminum
Woofer Composition Injection Molded Poly
Woofer Surround Rubber
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 88
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts 91
Frequency Response 65 - 22k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage 10
Maximum RMS Wattage 70
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 140
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 2
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) N/A
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 5

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Features

Injection-Molded Woofers: The woofer cones are injection-molded carbon fiber and polypropylene. This molding process assures a uniform cone thickness for superior linearity and clarity. It is also light weight and rigid for decreased distortion and improved bass response.

Butyl Rubber Surrounds: The butyl rubber surrounds dampen unwanted harmonic distortion while maintaining linear geometry under extreme weather conditions. This leads to less distortion, superior frequency response, and superior durability.

VAST Surround: The Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST) increases a speaker's effective radiating cone area without increasing the size of the basket.

Tweeters: Each speaker features a 1" Aluminum dome tweeter for outstanding dispersion and clarity. The tweeters are angled so you can direct them toward the listening positions.

FlexFit Basket: The Flex Fit frame utilizes slots (where possible) instead of single screw sized holes; allowing slight adjustment of the speaker when mounted.

StampCast Basket: The T16 features StampCast steel baskets for added rigidity.

Mounting: While Rockford Fosgate calls the T16 a 6" speaker, they are sized to mount in standard three-hole and four-hole 6-1/2 applications. They can also be easily mounted in 6-3/4 applications, but because the extra screw holes create an air leak in the larger opening, speaker baffles must be used.

Multi-OEM Adapter: For mounting flexibility, the included brackets can be modified to fit 5x7, 6x8, or 6x9 applications.

Note: The bracket is generic (cutout sized for a 5-1/4) and requires modification before the T16 will fit into it.

Speaker Terminals: These speakers have 0.25" wide positive (+) terminals and 0.187" wide negative (-) terminals, which are too large for the vehicle-specific speaker harnesses supplied by Crutchfield for many vehicle applications. It is recommended that a pack of assorted female quick slides (item number 120FQS10PK, sold separately) be purchased and spliced to the harnesses to adapt them to the speaker terminals.

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Do you need adapters to actually make them work on the Chevy 2007 Chevrolet used in 6 ?1/2 inch speakers?
[ Animal  Nov 05, 2017 ]
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You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your specific vehicle. They will be able to pull up research for your Chevy model and see if the Rockford speakers will fit; and provide the necessary accessories for installation. Hope that helps! :)
[ Larry  Nov 07, 2017 ]  Staff
A
no, you can get the adapter or just use the one that came with your vehicle by splicing in the proper wire, that has always worked for me.
[ Norman  Nov 07, 2017 ]
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No I didn't, fit snuggly in the original hole and plugged in to factory ends
[ scott  Nov 05, 2017 ]
Q
What is the depth in inches of these speakers? From the top to the bottom of the magnet.
[ Austyn  Jul 10, 2017 ]
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i dont remeber that. but it was not an easy fit as i had yo make some morw holes in the frame to fit those speaker. n one more thing i wont recommand those as the sound n specially base is not good enough..i had the 2nd pair as kickers and they sound amazingly good.. n loud think base. as compare to rfp...i used more for almost 2 years n kickers r the best so far..
[ Atekah  Jul 13, 2017 ]
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I just measured mine and it's 3" from the magnet to the highest point of the tweeter
[ Mike  Jul 13, 2017 ]
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need a amp to go with my pioneer deh-x7600bs,speakers are t16 6-1/2 they will fit got an adapter for them,the bike is 5-1/4 ?
[ harley  Dec 15, 2015 ]
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I think you want to know if the 6" will handle power I say yes.
[ scott  Dec 16, 2015 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp for your system I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences between the amp models and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Kenny  Dec 15, 2015 ]  Staff

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