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Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp

Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp

Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp
$ 144.95

Score By Feature

Based on 232 ratings
Sound quality
8.88
Volume control
8.90
Value for money
8.68
Quality of material
7.46

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Product Description

Designed to be a professional/DJ rack mount amplifier, the Rockville RPA5 is 400W RMS (200 x 2). A 2U rack space is available.
Featuring a stereo output switch and a bridged output switch, this is ideal for working with (2) subwoofers,
This speaker is perfect for speakers, monitors, or subwoofers because of its built-in crossover switch. Indicators A & B of the Channel A & B Clip.
Control of levels on Channels A and B separately. On the front of the amp are LED indicators that indicate power, signals, overload, clipping, and protection.
The rack mount ears have handles for heavy duty use. Two high-speed quiet cooling fans are built-in.
Speakers with a maximum resistance of 4 ohms and 8 ohms don't have as much headroom.
System with computer controlled circuitry to protect against speaker short circuit, overheating, and DC overload.
Twenty Hz to twenty kHz frequency response
A balance of 20K Ohm and an unbalance of 10K Ohm is used as input impedance. An SNR of greater than 102 dB is achieved.
120V / 50-60Hz is the required power supply. The weight of the body is The weight of the package is 4 pounds. The dimensions of this item are 18 by 18 inches. The dimensions of the print are 97 inches by 11 inches. A 2 x 3 square is made of two thin sheets of paper. 54" in length.

Questions & Answers

Do you think this amplifier will work well in your home stereo system?

So long as you have a credit score of at least 620 The problem is, you'll need more than a quarter of an amp to power it, and you like screaming fans, but here's a hint 100 watts is more than enough for a decent cooling fan. For $50 on Craigslist, you can buy a receiver that has at least as much power as the one you just purchased. When it comes to common standards, the amp only put out about 100 watts per channel before it clips

What should I use as a cable to connect a subwoofer, and how do I connect it?

During manufacture, you will be supplied with three pairs of hooks one bananna post/one The 1/4 inch diameter tube Please speak up! The plug is plugged in. There is a box on the back of the unit with all of them. In addition, there is a low pass filter/cross over built in only for the subwoofer.

Would this subwoofer be powerful enough for a triad passive sub of 18 inches? I am having trouble choosing a model. What should I do? What about the outputs? Should I bridge them?

The RMS power your sub can handle will determine the amount of power this amp can handle. If it is at 8 ohm, it will only be 125 watts per channel. This amp should do well.

Selected User Reviews For Rockville RPA5 1000w Peak / 400w RMS (200 x 2) 2 Channel Power Amplifier Pro/DJ Amp

I urge you to read this! This review is for you if you are contemplating buying this amp or if you already bought it and you are trying to figure out why it can't put out much Maybe I will be able to find the answer, although it will be odd
4/5

It took me several contacts with Rockville to find out why the amp would not produce power levels suitable for two bookshelf speakers (e. g. sending them 2 bookshelf speakers). My system for home listening includes the following components Preamp inputs and outputs are RCA connectors. A pair of tower speakers was connected to RCA inputs on the RPA5. Therefore, this is what I have to say. My experience is that you may not get great audio from the amp when you use the RCA inputs. In the process of trying everything I could think of, I discovered an interesting workaround to the problem. Invest in two pairs of XLR inputs for the amplifier. I'll tell you what's weird in this part. Connect one end of the XLRs to the other, but leave the other end Here's what it looks like. Input your RCA signals into the amp AND your XLR signal into the device at the same time, except that you are not connecting the other end of the XLR to your input device. I was able to increase my output to levels that I would expect the amp to produce. It appears that this issue is related to circuitry on the input board, which is causing muting to occur. I'd be glad to give you more details if you need them.

Adelyn Richmond
Adelyn Richmond
| Nov 18, 2020
You may have to take some risks, but it can be a great value if you are willing to put in some effort
4/5

Several people have complained about how loud the fans are in this amplifier. It didn't matter to me what the reviews said. I will start by discussing the use case I have. My intention is to use it in my home theater. Besides watching movies and listening to music, I also enjoy watching documentaries. The receiver I own is a marantz and, although it has excellent quality, it is only capable of 60 watts per channel. The holidays were great for finding some great deals on some Infinity R162's. I found these speakers to be a little quiet, even with 60w. The lights can be powered by up to 150 watts. As a consequence, I purchased this amp because it can supply up to 125 watts Next, let's look at what's wrong and what you can do to fix it. As for problem number one, holy crap the fans are so loud that I can hear them throughout my home. It was a pain to take apart and replace the fans, but I hope the new fans will be quieter. It's a pretty large heat sink, so I was able to run it for 3 hours with music played at a medium volume. I searched the market, but I could not find anything that was near silent at a reasonable price. Even though the heat sink was still cool to the touch, it was still. Due to the fact that the heat sink is also equipped with a thermocouple, I felt little risk in removing the fans altogether. With my ears now open at a low volume, I can actually hear something other than fans. This amp buzz I was hearing is quite unpleasant. There are some safe things you can do to fix this now. The ground loop arresters cost money but those are some of them. An amp like this is not something you look at because of the money you like to spend. It isn't safe to use my idea. It is definitely not a good idea to break off the ground side of the power chord. It fixes the buzz, but it is not It's possible that the engineers who designed this amp would have a fit if they read this, but I'm sure I'd be more than happy to talk with them, Hopefully, that information will be useful to potential purchasers.

Sage Lee
Sage Lee
| Mar 27, 2021
Rockville is not a good investment
3/5

It is cheaper to buy quality than to save. For example, Crown, JBL, etc. if you buy garbage, make sure you buy the extra insurance! I received my package fast and it was well packaged. The following are a few major problems I want to mention in order to try and help the next buyer. It is beyond bad that the instruction manual is included. It is not a true 150hz crossover, which I thought it was when I bought it. This does not work on bridged mono. I have not tried to connect it to the stupid way they tell you how to. My mistake should have been to understand vague instructions A person with no experience in pro audio would expect an amp to work in the same manner. True, it's inexpensive gear, but that doesn't matter. This item had a crossover, so I assumed that it had what I needed, but budget constraints limited me to passing on a preamp and a crossover, and on A mistake on my part means two days before a gig I do not have my sub on site. I don't blame Rockville for this, but the lousy manuals and the crossovers they created are their fault as well. The fans do a good job but are rather You want to place the amp away from you as much as Despite claiming to be low noise fans, they continue to pitch their product as such. The red flag is raised once again. All in all, if you run 3 ways, it's good for the price, but you'll need a hot preamp and a subwoofer crossover for that, which could be explained in the ad. I'm not convinced that the xover would work, because 150Hz is very high and muddys up the sub. The translator in China just conveniently left that out (or he needs to get I don't see how changing a manual could be so difficult. There's no point in buying them. The flag of the redenes. They can't possibly be cutting corners on everything else too. As I've just noted, this is a very cheap entry level pro audio system. The amplifier, however, should be able to work in all modes if it claims to have a crossover. There must be something wrong with that setting anyway. 150 HZ is not a good setting. As opposed to returning a crossover, I have gigs to do and buying a crossover is easier. That was a major stress that I didn't need! I have a 3 year replacement, so I'm going to pound this dog to death! Basically, if you need a cheap backup for active speakers with full range, this is the option to go with. Contrary to their claims, this amp isn't very good for subwoofers. It is better to buy a used Crown and know what to expect after adding a preamp, crossover, and cables. Also, if you purchase anything from Rockville, be sure to get The company is very hyped up but I am not trusting them to deliver on their promises. As well, I ordered an 18" sub, and the box looked like it fell out of an airplane and rolled 5 miles, as well as having a caved in grill. There seems no point in asking for repeat business from their customers. It would be a colossal idiot of me to reorder after such a failure. It was a huge letdown, I'm sorry I had to be so blunt about it.

Magdalena Fleming
Magdalena Fleming
| Jun 23, 2021
The power amp and sound adjusting function need to be hooked up to something like a mixer amp
4/5

It needs to be hooked up to a Nonetheless, EQ could be used to make the sound more dynamic otherwise it The sound on my 75 watt Kenwood receiver is much more powerful, has more bass, and has a better frequency response. The Rockville amp I had connected was disconnected after a few minutes and I plugged in my old Kenwood amplifier. then, I have not been able to purchase more cords for hooking up to my mixer, and I have more research to do before I can figure out how to hook it up. Because it matches the power of my mtx thunder pro's almost perfectly, I plan to get it. In case I have trouble hooking it up, I'll write another review. You may have a difficult time contacting them since they are Monday through Friday This Friday, it will be east coast time. I will be west coast time.

Adele McKnight
Adele McKnight
| Jul 26, 2020

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