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Rockford Fosgate Punch P142
4" 2-way car speakers
Item # 575P142 | MFR # P142
Our take on the Rockford Fosgate Punch P142 by Crutchfield's Jo Greene
Give your ride some Punch
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.
Rockford Fosgate designed the Punch P142 4" speakers as a high-grade replacement for your factory speakers. Each speaker features a responsive polypropylene cone and butyl rubber surround that'll stand up to hours of high-volume jams. Rockford Fosgate uses a new technique to attach the surround to the cone that yields up to 25% more cone area, for fuller sound and stronger performance. The dome tweeters provide clear, extended highs that can hold their own when the bass gets heavy.
Take a closer look and you'll notice a couple of cool innovations. The slots around the frame eliminate the need to redrill screw holes when the factory holes are just a little bit off. And these speakers come with adapter plates that allow them to fit into 6"x8" speaker openings. Grilles not included — factory grilles are suitable for most installations.
Great sound way bettwr than the speakers i had in theire
Anonymous, denver co
What's in the Box:
- Two 4" Two-way speakers
- Two 6x8 Adapter brackets
- Eight 1-1/4" Allen head screws
- 3mm Allen head bit
- 8 Speed clips
- Installation/Operation manual (English/ French/ Spanish/ German/ Italian)
- 2-way 4" speakers (pair)
- mineral-filled polypropylene woofer
- butyl rubber surround
- 3/4" polyetherimide (PEI) dome tweeter
- includes 6"x8" adapter brackets
- Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST™) increases cone area
- power range: 6-30 watts RMS (60 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 100-22,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 86.5 dB
- top-mount depth: 1-3/4"
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Tweeter Design||3/4" Dome|
|Woofer Composition||Mineral filled poly|
|Woofer Surround||Butyl rubber|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||86.5|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||100 - 22k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||6|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||30|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||60|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||1 3/4|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||N/A|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||4|
Injection-Molded Polypropylene Woofers: The woofer cones are mineral filled, injection-molded 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 3/4" PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide) dome; PEI is a polymer film that produces a wide soundstage for superior imaging.
FlexFit Basket: The Flex Fit frame utilizes slots (where possible) instead of single screw sized holes; allowing slight adjustment of the speaker when mounted.
6x8 Adapter Bracket: For mounting flexibility, the speaker can be mounted in 6x8 applications using the supplied bracket.
Speaker Terminals: These speakers have 0.25" positive (+) terminals and 0.187" 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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by Robert Ferency-Viars
We listen to Alpine Type-S, Polk Audio DXi, Infinity Reference X, and Rockford Fosgate Punch car speakers in the Crutchfield Labs.
1 question already asked
It appears that the issue with this speaker is that it is only designed to be a top mount speaker. The dash location in your pickup is a bottom mount for the speaker. [ Jeff Mar 03, 2016 ] Staff