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SK-M5001D | 500 Watt Monoblock Car Amplifier

  • The Skar Audio SK-M5001D class D monoblock amplifier is part of the new mini amplifier series product lineup from Skar Audio. The SK-M5001D was engineered to be compact, but provide the power and reliability expected out of larger amplifiers. Featuring a high speed MOSFET power supply, and an efficient Class D design, this amplifier is powerful, reliable, and extremely versatile.

    The SK-M5001D makes for a great amplifier in applications where space is limited but power cannot be sacrificed. In addition, this monoblock subwoofer amplifier features high level input connections for those installations that lack an RCA connection. Further adding to the versatility of this amplifier are it's subsonic and low-pass filters, allowing for ultimate user control.

    RMS Power @ 1 Ω 500W x 1 Ch (14.4v)
    RMS Power @ 2 Ω 380W x 1 Ch (14.4v)
    Power & Ground Input Size 8 Gauge
    Remote Bass Knob & Wire Included Yes

    *Skar Audio always recommends professional installation for all of our products.*

    *Never mount amplifiers directly on the enclosure*

    • Compact "Mini" Class D monoblock Subwoofer Car Amplifier
    • The compact design of this amplifier series allows for maximum versatility
    • RMS Power at 1 Ohms: 500 Watts x 1 Channel (14.4v)
    • RMS Power at 2 Ohms: 380 Watts x 1 Channel (14.4v)
    • RMS Power at 4 Ohms: 238 Watts x 1 Channel (14.4v)
    • Frequency Response: 15Hz - 270Hz
    • Working Voltage: 8.5V - 16V
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Sensitivity): 85dB
    • Efficiency at 4 Ohms: 86%
    • Damping Factor: 100<
    • Low Level Input (Gain): 8V - 0.2mV
    • Hi-Level Input Connection: Yes
    • Low Pass Filter: 20 Hz - 200Hz
    • Subsonic Filter @ 24dB Slope: 10Hz - 50Hz
    • 4-Way Protection Circuitry Built-in (Thermal, Voltage, Speaker, DC)
    • LED Power & Protection Indicators
    • Fuse Rating: 50 Amps
    • 8 Gauge Power and Ground Input Terminals
    • Dimensions: 7.9" (Length) x 4.6" (Width) x 1.7" (Height)

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Customer Reviews

Based on 47 reviews
amazing little amp

I purchased this amp to push 2 evl6.5. I am super impressed now how much power im.getting from such small components. I also have the sk 400x4 amp hooked to my stock speakers in my scion iq. Had a box built to skar's specs for the subs. Had another friend take it a different route and built it into the floor so my tiny car wouldnt really lose any space.

Wow!_! IMPRESSIVE!!!!!

Let me start out saying I’ve used the skar rp 1500.1,& the rp 1200.1, & I run an old skool phoenix gold 500.4 amp on my morel made phoenix gold ti elite comp set for sound quality up front- the amp box is smaller than my 500.4 amp, and this sk-m500.1 d fits in my hand and is smaller than my elite passive xover. Upon using my o-scope,& my subs are wired at 1.3ohms, for gain setting,& Im sending 8vts to this amp, this amp does not
Clip till 27vts ac, so mine is putting out 640-650 watts and sounds great. I wish the power inputs were 4gauge, but for size I understand its 8 gauge. DONT HESITATE TO BUY THIS AMP! Its a STEAL, its accurate, clean output on my subs. The owners manual says it can handle 8volts input ,& I use a line driver to deliver it. As per the norm., great job skar, affordability,& quality!( I wish it did have bass boost, for just a little more “ umph”, but I can do that with my dsp:) Im not leaving my ground like this, it was for quick instal purposes. I will be shorting it,& adding the braid along w/heat shrink


I just bought a new car and wanted a single sub for a little more kick. Almost went another way (a Memphis setup) until a friend told me to check out Skar and promised that I'd get a much better quality product, better sound, and better price. Called Skar the next day, found out they are based in Tampa (as I am), and was at their main office that afternoon. The customer service was PHENOMENAL and they treated me like I was their biggest customer, only I felt more like family than a paying customer. They listened and understood my so I got the best BOOM for my buck. Picked up this amp and a IVX-V2 12" for about $200 and it sounds great!!!!! At the installation, the techs at Best Buy told me they were picking up a distortion in the signal (due to having a factory head unit) so I called Skar and they told me turn the gain up and jam!!! They made sure I was satisfied and got exactly what I wanted and more!!! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND going with Skar whether you want to win a competition, a little more bump, or just want a better sound. Definitely a lifelong customer and already have a couple of friends who are getting their stuff from them too!!!


Thank you. This little guy really performed better than I was expecting. I knew it was going to be small but I was still amazed at the small size and big power.

Quality Amp in a small package

Bought this for my son for Christmas. Pushing a couple of IX-8's and I'm impressed. It doesn't rattle your fillings out, but it was loud enough for my b*tch a$$ neighbor to call the cops on us while testing it out. I didn't know if it was going to be enough, honestly, but after that, I'm sold!

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