Bought this from somewhere else but I hate making accounts just to review a product.
This things is pretty big but does the job. I've always been a fan of Rockford even though everyone talks about them not being what they used to be but after reading many reviews on their new lines, they seem to be making a comeback.
This amp is visually gorgeous with the dark brushed aluminum that matched my interior perfectly and was a little smaller than I thought based on reading the measurements.
I've had it for only a day but I've put it through some paces in the 2 hours I've used it and it works very well.
Very few reviews anywhere on the net post birth sheet/ certificat numbers and that bugs me, I feel its vital to the purchase. My amp cam with just a plain looking sheet and its has its actual watts for only a 2 ohm load which it doesnt even state, It just has the serial number, stamp and actual wattage of 553!
Nice choice of settings, quality feel and look, excellent sound out of new 10"W3v3-2. This amp is sort of over kill but I have the gain set to my headunits output voltage and it sounds great. My sub loves the power coming out of it, since I have it down, its getting very clean power, making it extremely accurate. I
had the gain full blast at point for about 20 mins and the amp felt what I would call "very warm". From my experience and knowledge of the brand, RF typically run warm/hot but it doesnt effect their performance. Running for 1 hours at medium volume with gain set to 5 (my head units output voltage) the amp barely felt luke warm, very nice.
Anyway I give this 2 thumbs up, I love rockford amps, I used their 4 gauge amp kit (the best you can get, worth the coin) with this so its getting optimal power flow, grounding and comes with twisted rca's. This obviously leads to stable voltages and quality signals which are KEY when dealing with electronics, car audio in particular.
Get this if you need 500 clean watts of power @ 2 ohms.
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