U.S. Car audio manufacturing giant Rockford Fosgate is celebrating its 25th birthday, and to mark the occasion, they have created a special line of amplifiers.
Branded as the â€™25 to Lifeâ€™ range, the amplifiers incorporate a distinct design that clearly separates them from Rockfordâ€™s normal range. The main three amplifiers in the anniversary range incorporate a â€˜heatsink-typeâ€™ design for their external case, which is covered in a gunmetal grey paint finish.
All the input and output sockets for each amplifierâ€™s wiring is incorporated along one side of the amp, which not only makes the amplifiers look really clean, but it will surely help car audio installers create some seriously neat installations.
As we all expect of Rockfordâ€™s products, the amplifiers are built using only the finest materials and have insane but very reliable power output ratings. This of course also adds up to a rather steep price tag: The cheapest in the range is the â€˜Punch 45â€™ (70w RMS 2 channel) with a RRP: of $500. Next is the â€˜Punch 75â€™ (120w RMS 2 channel) for $600, followed by the â€˜Punch 150â€™ (180w 2 channel) for $800.
The real grand daddy of the lot, though, is the â€˜Power 1000â€™. Just the name sounds expensive, and it is: If you want an amplifier that is seriously going to impress your friends, be the envy of every car audio addict you ever meet, and power your car audio install with 1400w RMS over 5 channels, youâ€™ll have to cough up a staggering $1 600! (almost R10 000!). Yikes!