User Manual Rockford Fosgate M1-8 Rock Fosgate M1 8" Color Optix White Marine 2-Way Coax Speakers (Pair) M18

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600 South Rockford Drive

• Tempe. Arizona 85281 United States

Direct: (480) 967-3565

• Toll Free: (800) 669-9899

120419 1230-73021-01-B Printed In China







Installation & Operation

Installation assistance available at:


Dear Customer.

Congratulations on your purchase of the world’s finest brand of audio products. At Rockford Fosgate we are fanatics about musical reproduc tion at its best. and we are pleased you chose our product. Through years of engineering expertise. hand craftsmanship and critical testing procedures. we have created a wide range of products that reproduce music with all the clarity and richness you deserve.

For maximum performance we recommend you have your new Rock ford Fosgate product installed by an Authorized Rockford Fosgate Dealer. Please read your warranty and retain your receipt and original carton for possible future use.

Great product and competent installations are only a piece of the puzzle when it comes to your system. Make sure that your installer is using 100% authentic installation accessories from Rockford Fosgate in your installation. Rockford Fosgate has everything from RCA cables and speaker wire to power wire and battery connectors. Insist on it! After all. your new system deserves nothing but the best.

To add the finishing touch to your new Rockford Fosgate image. order your Rockford accessories. which include everything from T-shirts to hats.

Visit our web site for the latest information on all Rockford products; or. in the U.S. call 1-800-669-9899 or FAX 1-800-398-3985. For all other countries. call +001-480-967-3565 or FAX +001-480-966 3983.

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If. after reading your manual. you still have questions regarding this product. we recommend that you see your Rockford Fosgate dealer. If you need further assistance. you can call us direct at 1-800-669-9899. Be sure to have your serial number. model num ber and date of purchase available when you call.


This symbol with “WARNING” is intend ed to alert the user to the presence of important instructions. Failure to heed the instructions could result in severe injury or death.

This symbol with “CAUTION” is intend ed to alert the user to the presence of important instructions. Failure to heed the instructions could result in injury or unit damage.

• To prevent injury and damage to the unit. please read and

• If you feel unsure about installing this system yourself. have

• Before installation. disconnect the battery negative (-)


+2019 RockfordCorporation. All Rights Reserved. ROCKFORD FOSGATE. PUNCH and associated logos where applicable are registered trademarks of Rockford Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Specifications sub ject to change without notice.

2 Introduction

3 Specifications

4 Diagrams

5 Wiring

6 Installation Considerations


7-19 Additional Languages





20 Limited Warranty Information


Continuous exposure to sound pressure levels over 100dB may


Une exposition continue à des niveaux de pression acoustique


El contacto continuo con niveles de presión de sonido superiores a 100 dB puede causar la pérdida permanente de la audición. Los


Fortgesetzte Geräuschdruckpegel von über 100 dB können beim Menschen zu permanentem Hörverlust führen. Leistungsstarke

Autosoundsysteme können Geräuschdruckpegel erzeugen. die weit über 130 dB liegen. Bitte wenden Sie gesunden Menschenverstand an


La costante esposizione a livelli di pressione acustica al di sopra dei 100dB possono causare la perdita permanente dell’udito. I sistemi audio ad alta potenza possono produrre livelli di pressione acustica ben superiori ai 130dB. Si consiglia il buon senso e l’osservanza delle


Model M1-6 M1-6B

M1-65 M1-65B

M1-8 M1-8B

Nominal Size





Description 2-Way

Nominal Impedance (Ohms)

Frequency Response (Hz)* 42-22kHz 38-22kHz 35-22kHz

Power Handling - Watts (RMS/Peak) 75/300 150/600

Sensitivity 89dB 90dB 92dB

Grille/Trim Ring YES

LED Current Draw 0.25 Amps

Recommended Fused Rating For

LED’s (not included) 1 Amp

LED Voltage Range 9-16 Volts

VERIFIED WITH KLIPPEL To adorn the Verified with Klippel’ mark. the qualifying company’s loudspeaker engineering personnel must be trained and certified by Klippel prior to using the three separate Klippel systems to design. develop and test. Rockford Fosgate has made the investment in Klippel to deliver the best possible speakers and subwoofers to their customers.

+Rockford Fosgate determines its rated frequency response range at -6 dB below its nominal sensitivity at upper and lower extents of a speaker’s output.


COLOR OPTIX Wiring Precautions

• Do not connect to 24 Volt electrical systems

• We recommend only using the COLOR OPTIX wiring chart

• We recommend installing a fuse (not included) on the

Yellow 12 Volt wire whenever you are NOT using the PMX RGB. See COLOR OPTIX wiring chart for wiring options.

• Rockford recommends a minimum of 20 gauge wire when

• Never wire the COLOR OPTIX lights directly to 12 volts.

Utilize either the PMX-RGB or a toggle switch (not included) connected to a fused 12 volt power supply. Refer to the specifications to determine the size of fuse (not included) needed









Connect colored wires on right to make output color on left.

Connect all Yellow wires together to switched 12 Volts. See Wiring Precautions.


1 - RED 2 - Yellow 3 - Blue 4 - Green Included with speakers Connector is DEUTSC style DT06-4S

Speaker Pin Out (wire side) 1 - RED - Positive Speaker Input 2 - BLACK - Negative Speaker Input NOT included with speakers Connector is DEUTSCH style DT06-2S


COLOR OPTIX Pin Out (wire side) COLOR OPTIX Connector

If not using the PMX-RGB. follow the diagrams below for proper pin out and hardwiring instructions.

There are (2) different options for wiring your speakers.

Use the included spade connectors (included) as seen in illustra tion 3.1 You can also utilize the DEUTSCH/Ampaenol connector (not included) input next to the COLOR OPTIX connector.


• (1) Pair Marine Grade Speakers

• (13) Socket head stainless screws

• (2) Allen/Hex key drill bit adaptor

• (1) 1/8” Drill Bit

• (2) COLOR OPTIX Harness

Installation Considerations

Before beginning any installation. follow these simple rules:

1. Be sure to carefully read and understand the instructions

2. For easier assembly. we suggest you run all wires prior to

3. Use high quality connectors for a reliable installation and

4. Think before you drill! Be careful not to cut or drill into gas

5. Never run wires underneath the vehicle. Running the wires

6. Avoid running wires over or through sharp edges. Use


1. Determine where the speakers will be mounted. Ensure an

2. Refer to the specification chart to determine the proper

3. Mark the locations for the mounting screws. Drill the holes

4. Feed the speaker wires through the cutout and connect to

5. Fit the trim ring over the speaker and mount into place

6. Tighten the screws until the speaker is snug in place to


Rockford Corporation offers a limited warranty on Rockford Fosgate products on the following terms: Length of Warranty

POWER Amplifiers – 2 Years BMW Direct Fit Speakers – 2 Years PUNCH & PRIME Amplifiers – 1 Year Speakers. Signal Processors. Accessories and Capacitors – 1 Year All marine. motorcycle. motorsport products - 2 Years Any Factory Refurbished Product – 90 Days (receipt required)

What is Covered

This warranty applies only to Rockford Fosgate products sold to consumers by authorized Rockford Fosgate dealers in the United States of America. Products purchased by consumers from an Authorized Rockford Fosgate Dealer in another country are covered only by that country’s Distributor and not by Rockford Corporation.

Who is Covered

This warranty covers only the original purchaser of Rockford product purchased from an authorized Rockford Fosgate dealer in the United States. In order to receive service. the purchaser must provide Rockford with a copy of the receipt stating the customer name. dealer name. product purchased and date of purchase.

Products found to be defective during the warranty period will be repaired or replaced (with a product deemed to be equivalent) at Rockford’s discretion.

What is Not Covered

1. Damage caused by accident. abuse. improper installation. operations. theft. water (on non-Element Ready products).

2. Any cost or expense related to the removal or reinstallation of product.

3. Service performed by anyone other than Rockford or an authorized Rockford Fosgate service center.

4. Any product which has had the serial number defaced. altered. or removed.

5. Subsequent damage to other components.

6. Any product purchased outside the U.S.

7. Any product not purchased from an authorized Rockford Fosgate dealer. Refer to dealer locator for more

Limit on Implied Warranties

Any implied warranties including warranties of fitness for use and merchantability are limited in duration to the period of the express warranty set forth above. Some states do not allow limitations on the length of an implied warranty. so this limitation may not apply.

No person is authorized to assume for Rockford Fosgate any other liability in connection with the sale of the product.

How to Obtain Service

Please call 1-800-669-9899 for Rockford Customer Service. You must obtain an RA# (Return Authorization number) to return any prod uct to Rockford Fosgate. You are responsible for shipment of product to Rockford.

EU Warranty

This product meets the current EU warranty requirements. see your Authorized dealer for details.


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