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Rockford Fosgate P3D2-10

Punch P3 10" subwoofer with dual 2-ohm voice coils

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Overview

Our take on the Rockford Fosgate P3D2-10

The aluminum cone acts as a giant heat sink, directing heat away from the copper-clad aluminum voice coils. Special venting keeps the voice coils cool, so you get incredibly consistent bass performance over time. This P3 sub features an extended pole piece and bumped backplate that leaves more room for heavy excursion, so it'll hit deeper lows without "bottoming out."

Standout performance

Rockford Fosgate showcases their fanatical commitment to sonic excellence in the Punch Series of speakers, amps, and subs. If you like to listen to potent, powerful music — and feel it too — Punch components will give you impressive sound that'll stand out in a crowd.

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Designed for deeper, louder bass

Rockford Fosgate designed the P3D2-10 10" subwoofer to stay strong even when the bass gets hot. This Punch P3 sub features a rigid anodized aluminum cone that holds its shape through heavy play, while staying light and responsive. Rockford Fosgate uses a new technique to attach the oversized rubber surround to the cone that increases available cone area up to 25%, so this sub can push more air for even bigger bass.

Heat-sink cone

The aluminum cone acts as a giant heat sink, directing heat away from the copper-clad aluminum voice coils. Special venting keeps the voice coils cool, so you get incredibly consistent bass performance over time. This P3 sub features an extended pole piece and bumped backplate that leaves more room for heavy excursion, so it'll hit deeper lows without "bottoming out."

The dual 2-ohm voice coils allow you to wire the sub for 1-ohm impedance to get maximum power output, or for 4-ohm impedance if you're using multiple subs. The P3D2-10 sub works equally well in a sealed or ported enclosure, so you can choose the kind of bass you want for your system.

To drive this single subwoofer, we recommend a mono amplifier rated between 375 and 750 watts RMS at 4 ohms. For more information, please refer to our article on How to Match Subwoofers and Amplifiers.

Product Highlights:

  • 10" subwoofer with dual 2-ohm voice coils
  • anodized aluminum cone with Santoprene surround
  • hybrid StampCast basket provides strength while minimizing weight and resonance
  • Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST™) increases cone area
  • power range: 250-500 watts RMS (1000 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 27-250 Hz
  • sensitivity: 82 dB
  • top-mount depth: 6-3/16"
  • sealed box volume: 0.5-0.75 cubic feet
  • ported box volume: 1.4 cubic feet
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Thanks to crutchfield tech support they were able to match these speakers to my amp.Let me tell you there worth every penny!!??

Joey, New Mexico

What's in the Box:

  • One 10" Dual 2-ohm voice coil subwoofer
  • Trim ring
  • Twelve 1-1/8" Allen head screws
  • 4mm Allen head bit
  • Installation/Operation manual (English/ French/ Spanish/ German)
Reviews

Rockford Fosgate P3D2-10 Reviews

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Rockford Fosgate P3D2-10

Joey from New Mexico on 6/1/2017

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Thanks to crutchfield tech support they were able to match these speakers to my amp.Let me tell you there worth every penny!!??

Pros: Nice solid bass!!!

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Rockford Fosgate P3D2-10

Russell from Central Point, OR on 4/23/2017

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Very well built.. Sound amazing. Especially for the price. Very happy with them. They pound even in my tiny stealth box.

Pros: They stay cool and play loud.

Cons: None so far

Rockford Fosgate P3D2-10

cory from Orlando, FL on 3/26/2017

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what can you say its a Rockfordfosgate performs great...

Pros: hits hard great price

Cons: none

Rockford Fosgate P3D2-10

Adam from Russellville, AR on 12/31/2016

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These subs are not super expensive and do the trick. I bought 2 and have them running at 900 watts and they are rediculous. They came in great packaging and made it to my house a day early. For the price you can't beat them.

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Great bass

Savageseth from Exeter, ca on 2/11/2016

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I ran two these on 2 ohm powered by the Rockford fosgate R500X1D. Bass quality was richer and fuller than I expected. Had run high watt boss 10"s before and they simply can't compete. Worth every penny of your looking for quality but don't want to drop 1000s.

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Features

Overview: The Rockford Fosgate Punch P3D2-10 is a 10-inch subwoofer with dual 2Ω voice coils. The sub features a hybrid StampCast basket, quick-release compression terminals, anodized aluminum cone, and Santoprene surround. An anodized aluminum voice coil former and spider venting help keep the subwoofer cool.

Dual 2Ω Voice Coils: The dual 2Ω voice coils offer wiring flexibility; when wired in parallel the woofer presents a 1Ω load, when wired in series the woofer presents a 4Ω load.

Compression Terminals: The P3D2-10 features spring post terminals which accommodate pin connectors, single banana plugs, or bare speaker wire up to 10 gauge.

CEA-2031 Compliant: Power handling on the P3D2-10 subwoofer conforms to CEA-2031 industry standards. This means the subwoofer has the capacity to handle power under continuous demand, not instantaneous power handling, that over time, can damage voice coils.

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

Trim Ring: To improve the cosmetic look, a decorative trim ring is included that mounts over the flange of the woofer. When using the cast aluminum trim ring the woofer is first mounted with four screws, then the ring is placed on top of the woofer, aligning the final four holes of the woofer with ring. The other four screws are used for these holes to mount the ring and woofer to the enclosure. Without the trim ring the mounting height of the woofer is just under an inch, with the trim ring it's approximately 1-1/16 inches. The diameter of the trim ring is approximately 11-1/4 inches.

Enclosure Compatibility

Sealed Box: Rockford recommends a sealed enclosure with an optimum internal volume of 0.59 cubic feet (from 0.5 to 0.75 cubic feet is acceptable). Sealed enclosures provide the most control over a woofer, will handle a lot of power, and provide accurate sonic reproduction, making them suitable to all types of music.

Ported Box: Rockford recommends a ported enclosure with an internal volume of 1.4 cubic feet using one 4" diameter x 14" long port; this yields a tuning frequency of 40 Hz. Ported (or vented) enclosures typically provide better overall efficiency than sealed so they are suitable for use with smaller amplifiers, giving you more bass output from less power. However, this efficiency comes at the expense of very low frequency output (below 31 Hz).

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Why did you buy this?

These bad boys hit low and clean nice mid level sub![ Bannon  Aug 09, 2017 ]
Uhm picked the the P3D2 cause I know punch is the better series. 2 ohm to fit my amp. Cause it's to compete with the wonderful alpine type-r. Jon said so. And it was a great price for me. And to complete my Rocksford set up.[ Kevin  Jul 24, 2016 ]
needed to upgrade the bass in my YJ and I am familiar with Rockford and I have the power to handle it.[ AMANDA L  Jul 02, 2016 ]
I already had an amp rated at 1000w rms at 2ohms, so I was looking for some subs to go with it. I spoke with a crutchfield advisor who suggested that a pair of these would be a perfect match.[ Zane  Jun 25, 2016 ]
Heard they were the best[ Brad  Jan 04, 2016 ]

2 questions already asked

If only a single one is wired then yes but with two it splits to a .5 resistance and not a 1[ Adam  Sep 03, 2017 ]
+ to+ -to- in parallel on a dual 2 ohms sub is 1 ohm so if it's a single sub that will work[ Tracy  Sep 03, 2017 ]
Yes you can if you have 2 subs look it up on Google it will show you how to hook up two dual 2 ohms subs[ Tracy  Sep 03, 2017 ]
I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: With the P3D2-10 you cannot wire it to a 2-ohm load. You could only wire it to a 4-ohm load (series) or a 1-ohm load (parallel). To be able to get a 2-ohm load you would need the dual 4-ohm voice coil version of that subwoofer the P3D4-10.If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat.[ Krissy  Jun 08, 2015 ]  Staff
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