Thunder202 & Punch301S - Click for larger image.
When compared to the MTX approach to design and engineering, the Rockford amplifiers came up short in
several areas.
         
Accuracy of Power Ratings
MTX accurately states its power ratings on its product and packaging, while Rockford¹s numbers are inconsistent.
MOSFET Temperature at 1/3 Power
Rockford amps run dangerously close to maximum MOSFET temperatures while MTX amps run within the safe range.
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Rockford Badge Displays 900Watts While The Rated Power On The Certificate Lists 309Watts  
   
   
Quality of Engineering & Materials
The MTX designs on key amplifier components are larger, with higher ratings than those in comparably priced Rockford amplifiers.
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Rockford¹s Smaller Power Supply Filter Capacitors (left)
MTX¹s Larger Power Supply Filter Capacitors (right)
Rockford¹s Smaller FET (left)
MTX¹s Larger (Double Size) FET (right)


*all testing was performed by Mitek Corporation on currently shipping Rockford Fosgate product purchased at retail. Images shown are actual, unretouched photos.

MTX and Thunder are trademarks of Mitek Corporation. Rockford and Punch are trademarks of Rockford Corporation.


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