Battle Royale: Comparing the PIONEER 8" SHALOW 700W Slim Box and WOOF to the Rockford Fosgate R2D4-12 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 12-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak Subwoofer

Today Music Critic will be comparing the PIONEER 8" SHALOW 700W Slim Box and WOOF to the Rockford Fosgate R2D4-12 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 12-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak Subwoofer. Find out what separates these two items with the full comparison review below. If you enjoy this article, you can also check out the full version here.

 PIONEER 8First, let's have a look at the PIONEER 8" SHALOW 700W Slim Box and WOOF. If you’re purchasing your first car subwoofer and have no clue what the difference is between the seemingly similar units, then it can be a good idea to go with a trusted manufacturer. That’s exactly what Pioneer is. This company has been at the forefront of audio electronics for almost a century, and for that reason, its products are always reliable choices.

 Rockford Fosgate R2D4-12 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 12-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak SubwooferNow we will have look at an alternative, the Rockford Fosgate R2D4-12 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 12-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak Subwoofer. As its name suggests, the R2D4-12 by Rockford Fosgate is the big bad brother of the R2D4-10. The R2D4-12 covers everything a car audio fanatic needs in one convenient package. The voice coil is made of anodized aluminum so there's no chance of heating up while the subwoofer is in use.


Taking a look at the features of the PIONEER 8" SHALOW 700W Slim Box and WOOF

This low-priced sub offers a maximum power output of 700w, as well as an average, RMS output of 250w. This is more than enough for a first car sound system, in our opinion.


Taking a closer look at the features of the Rockford Fosgate R2D4-12 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 12-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak Subwoofer

This subwoofer is certified by CEA-2031 industry standards which means that it has the capability of handling power under continuous demand without damaging the voice coils.

HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON

PIONEER 8" SHALOW 700W Slim Box and WOOF

Rockford Fosgate R2D4-12 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 12-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak Subwoofer

KEY FEATURES


+ Trusted Manufacturer
+ Budget Price
+ Powerful Output
+ Distortion Free
+ Looks Good


+ 12-inch size.
+ Dual 4-Ohm and 12 AWG compression.
+ Anodized aluminum voice coils.
+ Mica injected polypropylene cone with the poly-foam surrounding.
+ Integrated PVC trim ring.
+ Stamp-cast basket with integrated spider venting.

WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT

It’s a budget sub that’s been made by one of the most trusted names in the business.

The 12-inch size of the R2D4 by Rockford Fosgate really lives up to its hype. With Dual 4-ohm impedance, dual 12 AWG compression, and stamp-cast basket with integrated spider venting this subwoofer is creating history.



Read our full review

Check out Music Critic's in-depth article 10 Best Budget Subwoofers in 2022 which includes even more information.


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