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Rockford Fosgate T2652-S

Power Series 6-1/2" component speaker system

Item # 575T2652S

Bold design. Innovative use of materials.

Find what Fits your car

Bold design. Innovative use of materials.

Item # 575T2652S

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C$469.99

About the Rockford Fosgate T2652-S

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.

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 6-1/2" 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.

Phase plug

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.

Installation note: You'll need a pair of our universal backstraps to install the tweeters in the factory locations.

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Highlights:

  • component speaker system includes two 6-1/2" 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
  • MFR # T2652-S

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)

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Features & specs

General
Speaker Size 6 1/2
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design 1" Dome
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Tweeter Composition Aluminum
Woofer Composition CarbonFiber/Polypropylene
Woofer Surround Butyl Rubber
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
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
Mounting Height (Inches) 0.437

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Woofers
Tweeters
Crossovers

Woofers

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

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 Height 0.4" 1.043" 1.342"
Mounting Depth 0.903" Screw Depth Screw Depth
Frame Diameter 2.355" N/A N/A
Cutout Diameter 1.75" N/A N/A
Frame Width N/A 2.141" 2.141"
Frame Depth N/A 2.160" 2.155"

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.

Crossovers

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.

Crossover Dimensions:

  • Width: 4-5/8"
  • Height: 1-3/8"
  • Depth: 4-5/8"

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Customer Q&A

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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Needed some speakers that will give you great quality sound with highs and lows. [ Darryl  Mar 31, 2020 ]
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Reviews left a good impression & after some research i saw these as the best for me! [ Juan  Mar 31, 2019 ]
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Awesome power speakers to add to my banging system. [ Jeremy  Jan 30, 2019 ]
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Reputation and customer reviews [ Tom S.  Dec 28, 2018 ]
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Upgrading current JL Audio speakers [ M  Aug 14, 2018 ]
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Love my music loud, with solid bass. My amp has a tendency to blow out speakers of lower quality. Thought these would handle my system and volume preference. [ Marci  Jul 22, 2018 ]
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reputation - used the brand in the past and fell in love! [ I  Jun 28, 2018 ]
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I have a kicker KX650.4 that is 125x4 at 4ohms and these speakers will work great with it [ Spencer Elliott  Jun 14, 2018 ]
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Previous reviews and power handling capability. [ DB  May 01, 2018 ]
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Quality, Sound, Brand, Price [ Harrison  Apr 09, 2018 ]
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Great price, for some of the best speakers out there. [ Michael  Jan 16, 2018 ]
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Can't wait... [ ron  Nov 20, 2016 ]
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RECOGNIZED BRAND,RECOMMENDED BY CRUTCHFIELD [ J  Nov 06, 2016 ]
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9 questions already asked

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Is an amp required to run these?
[ ethan  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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They will function with the 30 to 40 or so watts from your head unit. But to take full advantage of them you need at least 75 Watts going to them. That said, I'm feeding them a hundred Watts at 4 Ohms each and they absolutely scream. These are rather pricey for component speakers and I think it would be a shame not to feed them the Watts they need in order to take full advantage of them.
[ Rafael  Jun 19, 2020 ]
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Not required but recomended...and use a decent one...they sound fabulous with a 4 hundred watt amp....rms value that is
[ Rob  Jun 19, 2020 ]
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Hi Ethan, I am still waiting on my Fosgate amp and therefore haven't installed the speakers yet. I've read all the reviews on those particular speakers, and the general consensus seems to be that they really like, and sound better with more power. I've used other Fosgate speakers in the past, and currently have them in my Trans Am, also powered with a Fosgate amp 75amp x4. Love them!!
[ JOHN  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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Yes
[ MARGARITO  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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Probably not required, but certainly helps. I have them powered bi amp with 100 watts to each woofer and 50 watts to each tweeter. They scream! It's beautiful.
[ Samuel  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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Is an amp required to run these?
[ ethan  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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Yes
[ Ryan  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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yes, they are the best.
[ Godwin  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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no...you could run any speaker without an amp. You could even run it off a 9 volt battery. The thing is that you need to look at the RMS of the speaker rating and the speakers efficiency Rating. 87 is lower efficiency vs. 91 a higher efficiency rating. Neither is bad. Though the 91 rating will require a bit less amp power to sound louder. A speaker that has a RMS of 100 watts needs a 100 what amp, bare minimum of say a 70 watt amp. It requires this amount to move/drive the speaker to where its design functioning within the intended design envelope. I have these speaker and they are premium for the money and then some. For rock played loud and clean with some power they are the champoin.
[ Pamela  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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Yes, these require an amp. A 100 watt amp would be fine.
[ Jim  Jun 18, 2020 ]
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I have a Rockford Fosgate r2-200x2 amp, will this amp work well or have enough power push, with the T2652-s speakers?
[ anthony  May 31, 2020 ]
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You will want a 4 channel amp if your powering if you have 2 sets of theses. . In running 2 sets and 2 subs off a 5 channel. But is your just looking to power 1 set of theses speakers you will be fine
[ Don  May 31, 2020 ]
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Hello I am trying to hook up 4 of the t2652s component speakers I am trying too hook them up to a 2 channel the Rockford Fosegate T 400-2 can I run those in parallel making the amplifier see 2 ohm which would make them amp put out 200 Watts can I do that to the speakers please help?
[ Jeffrey  May 17, 2020 ]
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Yes I don't see why not. As long as they don't go below 2 0hm load that Rockford suggests. Although if these are the same speakers I have I would suggest trying just a pair. They can handle a good amount of power and really come to life when powered well. I had mine run off a 4 channel jl amp and ended up bridging for 150 watts each and they really came to life.
[ jeffrey  May 20, 2020 ]
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Can it be ran at 2 ohm as well or just 4 ohm? If so should I pair it with another set of 4-ohm speakers or does that matter?
[ Ian  Apr 08, 2019 ]
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I have only the t2652 s up front and a sub in back and it well blow you away can't believe it has that kind of sound
[ STEVE  Apr 09, 2019 ]
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It has both 2ohms and 4ohms option really good speakers l wish the tweeters where louder but I think I going add extra tweeters
[ GARLAND L  Apr 08, 2019 ]
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It's meant to be run at 4 ohms but if you pair it with another 2 ohm speaker it will still play. You really don't want to mix and match different speakers on the same amp channel.
[ Christopher  Apr 08, 2019 ]
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So what size amps should I be getting?
[ Greg  Feb 24, 2019 ]
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I have a Rockford 450w amp and it's plenty for my truck
[ STEVE  Feb 28, 2019 ]
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rockford 600.4
[ Caleb  Feb 25, 2019 ]
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Good morning I used the Alpine PDX-V9 on mines sounds great
[ GARLAND L  Feb 25, 2019 ]
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I went with a 300 watt amp. Works great for me.
[ Kevin  Feb 24, 2019 ]
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Your amp should be at least 75w rms.
[ Christopher  Feb 24, 2019 ]
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Im running 2 pair of these and a pair of 6x9s.. i'm using 6 ch 100 watt rms per ch...
[ Jermaine  Feb 24, 2019 ]
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So what size amp should I be getting?
[ Greg  Feb 24, 2019 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences between the amp models and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Krissy  Feb 25, 2019 ]  Staff
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The woofer is 100 rms and tweeter is 75 rms should 175 be ran to each channel?
[ Glenn  Apr 24, 2018 ]
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yes you can put that much power to them if you want but I am using a 300 watt amp to power them,150 each, and it is plenty loud enough and they perform splendidly.
[ Austin  Apr 26, 2018 ]
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No
[ Javier  Apr 25, 2018 ]
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As long as you apply as close as possible to the rms wattage to the woofer and tweeter should be ok!!!
[ JOSE A  Apr 25, 2018 ]
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I have 90 watts from an Alpine amp running into the crossover and these speakers sound wonderful with more than enough volume. I can't see any application where you would need much more. Just my 2 cents!
[ Warren  Apr 25, 2018 ]
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Only 100 watts.
[ JEFFREY  Apr 25, 2018 ]
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No. The only way you can give it that much power is if you bi amp or go active.
[ Christopher  Apr 25, 2018 ]
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I'm using a Pioneer 50 watt per channel amp and it's sufficient for me. I like crisp and clear in my car not for the car next to me. I can tell you to achieve solid bass get a sub. I used a Fosgate 8" self powered. I should have got the 10.
[ Joseph  Apr 24, 2018 ]
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Is the whole set rated for 100 watts RMS or can I push 100 watts to each side?
[ Rudy  Mar 25, 2017 ]
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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 ]
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Its 100 watts for 1 woofer.
[ jimmy  Mar 25, 2017 ]
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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 ]
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It's 100 watts rms per side. Meaning 100watts rms for woofer+tweeter
[ francisco  Mar 25, 2017 ]
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100 watts RMS each speaker
[ Glenn  Mar 25, 2017 ]
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I push 100 watts rms to each side and they sound amazing.
[ layton t.  Mar 25, 2017 ]
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Each side is rated for100 watts.
[ JEFFREY  Mar 25, 2017 ]
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