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TEMPE, Ariz. – Oct. 30, 2015 – Rockford Fosgate (, the industry leader in high-performance audio systems, is proud to announce that the PMX-2 and PMX-5 Element-Ready moto-marine source units are now shipping.


“We designed both the PMX-5 and compact PMX-2 digital media receivers to be the ideal choices when selecting a source unit for just about any marine or motorsports application,” said Jake Braaten, Rockford’s V.P. of Product Development & Engineering. “Each unit features a 2.7-inch full color TFT display for optimum viewing – even in full sun – that is optically wet bonded to prevent any dust or moisture penetration. Both units faceplates are IPX6-rated and use a water resistant rotary encoder knob with white LED button illumination and front mounted sub level controls. Perfect for sand or surf, the PMX-2 and PMX-5 are the true command centers of any system.”


Output flexibility for both units come with a 4 x 50W (2 ohm) internal amplifier for direct speaker connection or front and rear/sub output RCAon the PMX-2 and dual zone output RCAs on the PMX-5allowing the addition of after-market amplifiers for more power and output. Both also feature anEEPROM memory system which retains settings even when power is removedcustom, user-focusedGUI interface, and expansion capabilities for up to three additional wired remotes such as the Rockford Fosgate PMX-1R.


The compact PMX-2 (MSRP: $299.99comes in at just 4.5in W x 4.2in H x 2.9in D and features Pandora control capabilities, Bluetooth audio steaming with album art support for Apple and Android products, and iPod playback with on-screen display.


The PMX-5 (MSRP: $399.99) (8in W x 3.5in H x 7.1in D) features SiriusXM and Pandora capabilitiesBluetooth audio steaming with album art support for Apple and Android productsTrue 2 Zone/2 Source control and a steering wheel control interface. Additionally, the PMX-5 features expanded connectivity with our PMX-CAN CAN-BUS interface.  This allows the unit to interface with on-board multi-function displays for control of the unit through the boats main screen.


Additional specifications for both the PMX-2 & PMX-5 include:

• FCC, CE, IC, and C-Tick certified
• Multi-region radio frequencies
• Low voltage warning alert
• AUX and USB inputs with USB charging
• On-board Punch EQ control
• Independent subwoofer level control
• Selectable HP / LP / AP crossovers with selectable slope 12 / 24 dB/Oct
• IPX6 marine rated faceplate
• 7-Band graphic EQ
• Zone control: 2 zone / 2 source (F/R/S + F) (PMX-5 only)


For more information on Rockford Fosgate, please visit


About Rockford Corporation

Setting the standard for excellence in the audio industry, the Rockford Corporation markets and distributes high-performance audio systems for the mobile audio aftermarket and OEM market.  Headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., Rockford Corporation is a publicly traded company and manufactures or distributes its products under eight brands: Rockford Fosgate(R), Rockford Acoustic Design(TM), Lightning Audio(R), Crimestopper, Blaupunkt, Brax, Helix, and Renegade. For more information, please visit: and

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