Alpine - 500W Class D Digital Mono Amplifier with Low-Pass Crossover - Black

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Enhance your vehicle's audio with this Alpine MRV-M500 amplifier that features a variable low-pass-filter crossover that lets you adjust the frequency from 50Hz to 200Hz for easy customization. Enhanced shut-down performance helps ensure safe operation.
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Overview

What's Included


  • Alpine 500W Class D Digital Mono Amplifier with Low-Pass Crossover
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (284 out of 290)

Features


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Handles up to 500W maximum power @ 2 ohms

For powerful sound. Up to 500W RMS (continuous) power @ 2 ohms, up to 300W RMS power @ 4 ohms and up to 350W @ 1 ohm.

Variable low-pass-filter crossover

Lets you easily adjust the audio frequency from 50Hz to 200Hz for flexible sonic customization.

Bass EQ and bass boost

Make it easy to adjust your audio to suit your listening preferences or accommodate your music's characteristics.

Enhanced shut-down performance

For safe use.

Compact design

Allows versatile installation options.

Line-level and speaker-level inputs

Offer flexible connectivity.


Customer rating

4.8
98%
would recommend to a friend

Pros

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great amplifier

    Posted
    Raroan
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    This amplifier fits the need for the everyday car stereo enthusiast. The footprint of this amp is SMALL. I installed this under my driver seat and used the kicker 8 amp kit. Now before anyone criticizes this amp does ask for a 4 AWG kit and I spoke with a rep at Alpine who told me that the kicker 8 AWG kit is just fine for my purposes especially since I was installing it under my driver seat. My reason for installing it under my driver seat was A) I did not want any aftermarket items showing in my car B) this also shortened the power cable requirements thus allowing me to use the 8 AWG kit. This amp is a powering a JL Audio 8in W3 woofer. My car is 2013 Honda Accord EX-L V6 Coupe. I kept everything stock as far as head unit and stock amp which powers my Polk Audio DB series component and rears. They sound great using the stock amp but I am sure better if I used a more powerful/cleaner amp. The JL Audio sub is in a custom sealed box which is mounted under the rear deck with the original sub removed. The entire rear deck, top and underneath have been sound dampened, the entire trunk including the spare tire well, has been sound dampened. The draw is around 300W RMS and this has been a VAST sound improvement over the stock "premium" sound system. The Alpine M500 amp never even gets warm and this is running for long periods of time, installation was a snap only took 25 mins to install amp (if you know what you are doing and do your homework on where to run your wires). This amp is truly a winner.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great amplifier! Easy installation!

    Posted
    TLPoll
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    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    This amp is clean and easy to install. The only wire I had to run to the trunk was the power wire. Since our 2014 Honda Accord coupe had a factory sub woofer, we just used that pair of wires at the factory sub and wired it directly into the amp. No line level converter or RCA cables needed. The factory touch screen subwoofer control works great with this setup. The line level input with also function as a remote turn on for the amp. No need to find and tap into power in the fuse box and run that wire to the trunk. Amp is powerful and runs cool, the crossover does a great job. The bass boost control is excellent. I am running one 15 inch sub with plenty extra power. I ran a #4 fused power wire and #4 ground, I have zero alternator whine or any thumping when turning the car on. Highly recommend this series of amplifiers. Great quality, features and value in its class.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Alpine Amp "Need I say more"

    Posted
    simcha74
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Seriously, this is my second Alpine amp and it is killing it! :) The amp pushes a 10" Alpine Type R, i picked up used from craigslist and it really hits and sounds like a 12" sub. The price was $199, but they matched an online price with crutchfield for $149, so you just can't beat that. They don't match all online prices only with their selected competition, but luckily I found one and saved $50. Get it, you will be very happy and by the way, I used to run the same amp a few years back on a 12" type R and that pounded so much that it was too much bass for my little vw bug that I owned. Cheers!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Sub Amp

    Posted
    Stan
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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I bought this sub amp for my son's birthday. He had been using one of my Alpine 2 channel amps to drive his 10" Polk Audio sub. Having the extra power and slam that a good Class-D amp can provide made a huge difference in the bass. It is clean, tight bass that you can feel in your chest. I have always liked Alpine car audio headunits and amps and this one is fantastic at a very resonable price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome!

    Posted
    Quint
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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    This amp really puts out the power! I have it paired with one Alpine SWS-12D4 and Metra 12" single ported enclosure TCBXP-112. I have it setup with the integrated line in converter thats featured with this amp so no remote wire needed. It has instant response for when the stereo is turned on and off. Couldn't ask for a better Amp at this price point and size! This was installed in my 16 Taurus SHO and absolutely SLAMS!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    amplifier install in 2016 corvette stingray.

    Posted
    badvette
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Couldn't ask for a better installation. Bryan, is a master installer, and goes out of his way to please and understand his customers. Never a problem with this installer, or the products I have been buying over the years. My alpine amps, I have been using for years and love the amp. Any problems were always taken care of personally by Brian, with out any hassles. Highly recommend this power amp by alpine, Bryan, and Best buy. Thanks for the great customer service.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great dedicated subwoofer amp

    Posted
    Meddle
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Overall I am very satisfied with this amplifier. The unit fits right underneath my seat in the back of my SUV. The wiring was a bit different mostly because I had to sand the bare metal to get a good ground wire connection. The amp feels solid and delivers an instant punch. I really am surprised at the value for the money, I enjoy it and would stress that I'm not out to win any bass competition contests, but this delivers an amazing 300 RMS to my single dvc subwoofer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Glad I bought it new

    Posted
    Johnny

    First off, I bought the open box version of this product that when powered would not go out of protect mode. I returned the open box version and bought this amp brand new and I am glad I did and stuck with it. This makes my 12" Kicker Comp VR pound. It is very easy to mount, has a compact design and is wicked powerful. I have always had good luck with alpine products when they work and am very glad I made this purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend




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