This product is a vintage Polk model and is not available for sale, but it may still be available in some stores as a closeout or used product. The following text is taken from the original sales brochure for this product and does not reflect current availability. If you happen to have any question or concerns about this product, or any other Polk Audio product, feel free to contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-377-7655 Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm EST
C300.2 (2/1 Channels)
Bridgeable 2-Channel Power Amplifier
C300.2 Championship Performance:
"This amp sounds great, and is almost indestructible, as befits a member of the Polk/MOMO family. Considering the quality of the sound, the fit/finish, and the reliability of the C300.2 I'd say this amp is a keeper."
Car Audio & Electronics
- Polk's Massive Dynamic Headroom (MDH) Power Supply uses multiple smaller-value capacitors wired in parallel to lower the Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR). This lowers impedance for more efficiency, faster transient response, more instantaneous power peaks, tighter bass and better control.
- The MDH Power Supply features oversized Toroidal Transformers to more easily deliver high voltage, high current power. This set of tremendous transformers lowers the incidental radiation of stray magnetic fields for uncontaminated audio signals.
- Oversized Power Supply BUS Bars achieve maximum power transfer from the MDH Power Supply to the audio circuitry for more efficient high voltage, high current output stages.
- Better Sound.
- Power Supply "Choke"? Inductor reduces stray noise effects from power cables and alternators, cutting ground loop disturbances for truly quiet amp performance.
- High current Bipolar Output Transistors with low impedance pump maximum voltage and high-current to your speakers. Dual low noise Operational Amplifiers at the input gain stages deliver higher gain & wider bandwidth at a faster "slew" rate (with the ability to change voltage "on the fly"), for excellent transient response.
- High-end Non-Inductive Metalized Film Capacitors in the active filter stages for excellent transient response and extended bandwidth with low noise and low distortion.
- Surface mounted Metal Film Resistors are used in the audio signal path, delivering higher performance with lower noise and less fluctuation ("value drift") over time. MFR technology is so stable that your music will sound perfect for the life of your amp.
- High damping factor at the speaker output terminals improves driver control for tighter, punchier bass.
- More Control.
- While most amps have an input sensitivity up to only about 2 Volts, Polk's Variable Input Sensitivity ensures high performance even with older, low-power head units by accepting 200mV up to 8 Volts, and allowing Line Level (RCA) or Speaker Wire inputs.
- Fully adjustable electronic crossovers power any install using virtually any speakers on the market.
|Total Frequency Response||10Hz - 45kHz|
|Signal-to-noise (Referenced to rated power)||105 dBA|
|Remote Gain||0 to -30dB|
|Protection Circuitry||Power and ground reversal, Thermal and Short, Current Overdraw and Low Impedance Protection with auto stand-by mode|
|Subsonic Filter||24dB/oct @15Hz|
|High Pass Filter|
|Filter Frequency||50Hz - 250Hz|
|Low Pass Filter|
|Filter Frequency||50Hz - 250Hz|
|Input Impedance||10.0000 k ohms|
|Output Impedance||0.0200 ohms|
|Product Weight (each)||12.00 pounds|
|Height||2 1/2" (6.35cm)|
|Depth||9 3/4" (24.77cm)|
|Channel Notes||2/1 (bridgeable)|
|Total Dynamic Power||850 watts|
|12V & Ground Cable Gauge||accept up to 4 AWG wire|
|Total Shipping Weight||13.50 pounds|
Amplifier Power Specs
|RMS Power at 14.4V|
|Watts per channel NOT bridged @ 1 kHz|
|4 ohms||150 watts|
|2 ohms||220 watts|
|Watts per channel bridged|
|4 ohms||450 watts|
Specifications, dimensions and features subject to change without notice. For more information call us at 1-800-377-7655 (USA and Canada). Outside of North America call +1 (410) 358-3600.
20 reviews with an average of 5Write your own review
by Ryan, April 5, 20040 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Clean Power, Looks good linked together with C500.1.
Price is a bit high, but in the end result, worth it.
I took a shot at purchasing all Polk Momo Carbon series in my new truck and I know I made the right decision. This amp puts out really clean power to my Momo MM6 components, the wattage matches perfectly. I would say that out of all the amps that I have owned in the past, this one compares to some of the better amplifiers such as JL audio and Alpine. I was a little leary at first but I like the results.
by Joe Fox, April 30, 20040 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Clean crisp power to 1 or 2 channels.
None at all, just like every polk product.
Great amp, amazingly clean power. Incredible in bridged mode...puts out 600 watts @ 4 ohms!
by Colby, July 8, 20040 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Amazing power, sound is very crisp, cleay, and HARD hitting.
....well.....there is that, wait no.... oh yeah none
Hooked up bridged to two Polk MM 12's (each get 250-300rms) and just amazing sound clarity and deep hard hitting bass. Getting the polk 4 channel amp for the rest of my polk speakers. This is an amazing amp, price to power ratio is great on this amp. 600W @ 4ohms is insane for an 850W amp. The Bazooka 1500W amp puts out 500W @ 4 ohms and only hits 40hz while this thing hits 10hz. If you have the money simply get this sub no ifs ands or butts.
by V-Dubz, August 9, 20040 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
the design is great. keeps a low temp under heavy use.
the pre-eq sucks, causes crappy high lows. the filtering on this amp is junk. For retailing as high as it does you woild expect a little more.
I bought this amp in january 2004, hooked it up to a MM12 (500RMS sub). Okay even though polk rates this amp @ 550 RMS don't let that fool you. The average power coming from your car is 12.5 Volts not 14.4 volts like the amp is tested so the amp is really only putting out 445W RMS.
by EMAN, August 21, 20040 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
nice looking, very clean.
not enough power to run 2 4ohm 10s, had to use is for my front speakers and use my 4 channel MTX for the subs.
amp sounds good, very clean crisp sound. obviously the guy below this has never measured the power at the amp when his car was running, every car i ever tested gets 14.2 - 14.6 volts while running. i think you have a dead battery buddy!!
by bernardo, February 6, 20050 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
algo caro en comparacion con otras marcas
muy buen amplificador tiene un sonido claro y potete a pesar de que aqui en mexico su precio es de $500.00usd es muy buena opcion
by Alejandro, May 23, 20050 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Too powerful for my 10" Pioneer. I think this thing can hit at least two of these. Very good looking
None, at least not at this time
Very nice amplifier, And the best it's the price: only $110USD here in Mexico, at Sam`s Club. A real deal. The amps were sold in one week, IN THE 6 SAM`S CLUB OUTLETS IN MEXICO CITY
by Duy, July 5, 20050 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
None I can think of yet.
I purchased a Carbon 300.2 a couple weeks ago and finally got to install it last week. After I installed it I couldn't get it to work right. The amp was defective, I took it back to where I bought it and they gave me another one. As soon as I got home and plug everything together the amp was amazing. The amp is bridge to one MM2104 and boy does it hit. Once I work out the tweaks on the amp and my HU I couldn't stop smiling. Good work guys, customer for life.
by Todd, September 22, 20050 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Tight power, regardless of whether it's supplying highs/mids or subs.
I originally purchased this amp to power my new P/M components and it made them scream to the point it hurt my ears. Then converted this to power my sub and got the 400.4. I am amazed by the incredibly crisp power this provides to an 8ohm or 4ohm load without a hint of distortion.
by Chris, January 8, 20060 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Great appearance, easy to install, and plenty of power
The price is a bit high but you get what you pay for.
This amplifier is great, Im currently running 2 Jl Audio W3V2's, total of 600rms and this amp is able to power them easily. At high or low volumes the amp stays clean and undistorted.
by Robb Hammerbacher, January 19, 20060 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
The look and design are awesome.
Nothing bad to say at all.
I must say that this is deffinatley the best amp I've bought in a while.I have the c300.2 powering my 2 Bazooka el series 10" subs and I dont think they'll last. I love the design of the amp and the way it hides all wiring is great. Also I appreciate the way the people at POLK take care of their customers....I lost a set screw for one of the speaker terminals and all it took was a phone call to the Polk HQ.in Baltimore,told them my problem and recieved a screw 2 days later.You guys will have a customer for life. Thank You.
by Justin, March 6, 20060 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
after taking the wires in and out a few times the alan heads for the wiring start to strip. but something that small won't have me talking bad about this amp.
This amp is amazing! Looks good, affordable, and relieable. Even for being hooked to my stock head unit it still puts out blenty of power for my polk 12.
by Maltboy!, April 28, 20060 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Can't bridge two 4 ohm subs (maybe you can, but it's not listed as an option in the user's manual)
I saw this amp on sale at Fry's. I bought two. Hooked up a Polk DB104 in bridged mode and it hits like a hammer. Nice quality amp, and it was an absolute steal for the price. I wish I'd bought four.
by Josh, May 17, 20060 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Ability to power high watt systems without over heating.
Best amps i've worked with. Easy to install and tune.
by Andrew, July 8, 20060 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
AMAZING Customer Service. Good clean sound output.
One of my amps overheated and melted some caps inside. Still have overheating problems.
Overall, not a bad amp. Bought two. One went bad, but Polk replaced it immediately, no hassles, which to me is VERY important in a company. Currently running two C300.2 each in bridged mode going to one Focal 165 KP2 UV.
by rick puryear, June 13, 20070 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
lots of power and good sound with a cross over built in
this is one of the clearest sounding amps i have had i have this amp running 4-6 1/4
by citi, July 14, 20070 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
powerful long lasting
a perfect amp for my pioneer subs.
by Hein, September 18, 20070 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Very punchy and delivers clear sound!
Cant complain about Polk Audio!!!
It works great for any application! I use this amp for my polkmomo 6,5" spilts and with the built in eq it plays the splits so sweet and pure! Great value for money!
by big ben, December 13, 20070 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
everything the amp is great!!!! easy to tune and has plenty of power
Nothing at all
I got my amp to accompany my four polk audio db component system when hooking it up the wires are covred for a stelthy install. tuning the amp for the speakers was extreamly easy. the friggin things SCREAM with unbeliveable clearity. POLK AUDIO FOR LIFE!!!!
by Dizzy, September 12, 20090 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Sound is wonderful, works perfectly with EQ and bass knob
none whats so ever that we have ran into that is
Let me start by saying we had a MUCH larger amp pushing our 2 kicker 15's but then someone said to try this amp and OMG!!!! It sounds so much better no one beleives that so much sound is coming from this "little" (so they say) amp.. Its the 1 amp that wont leave our Tahoe thats for sure.
This product is considered a "Recent" or "Vintage" Polk Audio model. It is not a part of our current product lineup. It may still be available in some stores as a "close out" or "used" product. Information provided here about this product may not reflect current realities and does not imply availability. If you happen to have a question or concern about this product, contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-377-7655 M-F 9am - 5:30pm EST. Chances are we remember it.
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