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Rockford Fosgate T2652-S
6-3/4" 2-way component speaker system
Item # 575T2652S | MFR # T2652-S
Our take on the Rockford Fosgate T2652-S by Crutchfield's Alexander Hrabe
As always, Rockford Fosgate hits hard
Bold design. Innovative use of materials. Pure, muscular sound. These are the hallmarks of a Rockford Fosgate speaker, and exactly what you'll find with the T2652-S component system.
Each 6-3/4" woofer sports a carbon fiber/polypropylene injection molded cone for stunning accuracy and powerful impact. The 1" tweeter offers the extended high-frequency response that only an aluminum dome can deliver, and several mounting possibilities give you plenty of options to dial in the high end. Rockford Fosgate's versatile external crossover also lets you bi-amp these components to deliver more power to your woofers and tweeters for enhanced performance.
The aluminum phase plug gives some T2652-S woofer some bling (and better sound dispersion).
Tweaks for the connoisseur
Rockford Fosgate knows a good thing when they've created it. You'll find their impressive VAST technology at work here, which uses the butyl rubber surround to increase the woofer cone area by 25% for better bass response. Rounding out the robust, polished look, Rockford has incorporated a billet aluminum woofer phase plug to enhance cooling, sound dispersion and . . . well, to just look awesome.
An easier install
Every installation poses little challenges along the way, and Rockford Fosgate has equipped the T2652-S system with some useful features to help. The woofers feature a slot mounted frame pattern to fit a wider array of factory screwholes in your car door. If speaker mount fabrication is a requirement in your car, Rockford Fosgate makes that job a little easier with the included Multi-OEM Adapter plate for woofers and their Discreet Dual Clamp design for tweeters. Grilles are also included for custom installation.
Note: Rockford Fosgate describes this model as a 6-1/2" speaker. Most manufacturers designate this same frame size as a 6-3/4" speaker. For simplicity's sake, we list it as a 6-3/4" speaker.
Installation note: You'll need a pair of our universal backstraps to install the tweeters in the factory locations.
Very impressed with the performance of this set. I would recommend them for sure.
Daniel, Kick panels
What's in the Box:
- Two Woofers
- 2 Woofer grilles
- Two 1" Tweeters (with attached 6" wires)
- 4 Tweeter trim rings (2 Polished aluminum/2 Brushed aluminum)
- 2 Flush mount top tweeter clamps
- 2 Flush mount rear tweeter clamps
- 2 Angled surface mount tweeter housings
- 2 Crossovers
- Two M4x25mm Machine screws
- Two M4x10mm Machine screws
- Two M4x15mm Stud bolts
- Eight 1-1/4" Allen head screws
- 3mm Allen head bit
- 8 Speed clips
- Two 6x9 Adapter brackets
- Installation/Operation instructions (English/ French/ Spanish/ German/ Italian)
- component speaker system includes two 6-3/4" woofers, two tweeters, and two external crossovers
- carbon fiber and polypropylene woofer with Billet machined aluminum phase plug and butyl rubber surround
- 1" aluminum dome tweeter with 3-level tweeter adjustment
- 2-way external crossover
- includes multi-OEM adapter plate which allows the round woofer to fit in certain oval OEM openings
- FlexFit basket design
- Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST™) increases cone area
- bi-amp on/off capability
- 4-ohm impedance
- power range: 30-100 watts RMS (200 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 55-22,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 89 dB
- woofer mounting depth: 2-1/2"
- grilles included
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Speaker Size||6 3/4|
|Tweeter Design||1" Dome|
|Woofer Surround||Butyl Rubber|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||89|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||55 - 22k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||30|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||100|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||200|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2 9/16|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||N/A|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||5 7/16|
Injection-Molded Woofers: The woofer cones are injection-molded carbon fiber filled 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.
Rubber Surrounds: The 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.
Phase Plug: Each woofer's billet aluminum phase plug enhances voice coil cooling.
VAST Surround: The Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST) increases a speaker's effective radiating cone area without increasing the size of the basket.
FlexFit: The Flex Fit frame utilizes slots (where possible) instead of single screw sized holes; allowing slight adjustment of the speaker when mounted.
Klippel Verified: The Klippel distortion analyzer, a device that uses a laser and sophisticated software to do large-scale analysis of drivers in motion, lets Rockford Fosgate optimize the speaker's motor structure, voice coil alignment, and suspension to yield the best possible performance.
Size Classification Note: Some manufacturers, including Rockford Fosgate, call this size speaker a 6-1/2". Because it requires a larger cutout than a standard 6-1/2" speaker, Crutchfield has traditionally referred to this size woofer as a 6-3/4". Please refer to the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to confirm fit in your vehicle.
Multi-OEM Adapter: For mounting flexibility, the included brackets allow installation in 6x9 applications. When using the brackets the mounting height is 0.611" and the depth is 2.344" (top mount).
Note: The bracket is generic (cutout sized for a 5-1/4) and requires modification before the T2652-S will fit into it.
Tweeters: The tweeters are 1" aluminum domes offering outstanding dispersion and clarity.
Mounting: The tweeters have multiple mounting configurations; choose flush or surface mount. The Discreet Dual Clamp (DDC) flush mount system provides concentric clamping pressure around the perimeter of the opening. The surface mount housing can be positioned at two angles, approximately 15° or 30° angle. Depending on the mount used, the installed dimensions are:
|Flush||Surface 15°||Surface 30°|
|Mounting Depth||0.903"||Screw Depth||Screw Depth|
Tweeter Level: A switch on each crossover allows you to adjust the output level of the tweeters; -2 dB, 0 dB, or +2 dB.
Tweeter Axis: Another switch on each crossover adjusts the tweeter output for on axis or off axis placement.
Specifications: The crossover slope is 18 dB/octave high pass and 12 dB/octave low pass. The crossover point for both is 3 kHz.
Bi-amp: The crossovers have discrete inputs for the woofer and tweeter, along with a bi-amp on/off switch, so each component can be powered by an individual amplifier channel. (When using only two amplifier channels, leave the bi-amp switch off and use the tweeter inputs.)
Wiring: The crossover inputs and outputs are set screw clamps; they will accept bare wire up to 10-gauge.
- Width: 4-5/8"
- Height: 1-3/8"
- Depth: 4-5/8"
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Can't wait... [ ron Nov 20, 2016 ]
RECOGNIZED BRAND,RECOMMENDED BY CRUTCHFIELD [ J Nov 06, 2016 ]
1 question already asked
I can't locate the manual. I'm using a Kenwood KAC-648S @ 25 per channel. I can turn it up all the way and no distortion at all. Loud and clear. I'm sorry I couldn't help more. [ Joseph Mar 26, 2017 ]
Its 100 watts for 1 woofer. [ jimmy Mar 25, 2017 ]
You can send 100 watts RMS to each side no problem! Mine are getting about 90 each and handle it with ease. [ Warren Mar 25, 2017 ]
It's 100 watts rms per side. Meaning 100watts rms for woofer+tweeter [ francisco Mar 25, 2017 ]
100 watts RMS each speaker [ Glenn Mar 25, 2017 ]
I push 100 watts rms to each side and they sound amazing. [ layton t. Mar 25, 2017 ]
Each side is rated for100 watts. [ JEFFREY Mar 25, 2017 ]