SINCE 1949

At the forefront of the audio industry
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1949

REGGIO EMILIA
RCF IS ESTABLISHED

In 1949, its three founders had a bold vision based on technology that was considered a niche at the time. RCF was founded to produce OEM speakers and microphones for international companies, as well as selling them under its own brand. 

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1950

ACTIVITY EVOLVES IN
PUBLIC ADRESS

In the 50’s the activity evolved in the development of an extensive line of public address products as well as the design and manufacturing of transducers for the professional market.

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1960

RCF UNVEILS THE FIRST-CLASS EUROPEAN
TRANSDUCERS RESEARCH AND DESIGN

Many international loudspeaker pioneers founded RCF to be one of the most reliable, high-powered transducers to use in their speaker designs. A range of 12-, 15- and 18-inch loudspeakers became the backbone of the company’s catalog.

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1970

RCF ENTERED INTO 
HI-FI SPEAKERS

RCF entered into the Hi-Fi Home speaker market, developing a very successful line of cabinets and amplifiers. The BR 40 was a lasting product in the market for several decades.

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1980

CARBON FIBER
CAR AUDIO

The product offering was expanding and the international sales network had intensified. A bold line of car speakers made with carbon fiber was developed.

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1990

RCF ENTERS THE PRO MARKET
PROFESSIONAL SPEAKERS

RCF entered the professional speaker market with it's own brand, rather than only providing transducers to other speaker companies.

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1996

A MILESTONE IN THE MARKET
ART 300-A

The ART 300-A was a milestone in the market. It was one of the very first portable, composite material loudspeakers, with exceptional sound quality.

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1998

RCF BECOMES
PART OF A GROUP

RCF becomes part of an international group until the end of 2003 when previous shareholders take over the company again and start a new chapter in the history of the company

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2004

FAST, CONTINUOUS GROWTH
A NEW ERA STARTS

Taking advantage of past experience and know-how, moving forward with a passionate and skilled team, developing a series of new products such as ART and 4PRO.

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2006

TOURING & THEATRE
TT+ LINE

The professional offer of products grows quickly with solutions for the Install market and for the Touring and Theatre applications creating the RCF TT+ High Definition Touring and Theatre line.

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2010

EDUCATIONAL SECTION IN RCF
AUDIO ACADEMY

Audio Academy project starts. A separate Educational section in RCF is created with the aim of providing education in acoustics and audio topics to students and professionals.

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2012

THE BESTSELLER
HDL 20-A

HDL 20 is launched, a line array in composite material that quickly becomes the most sold product in its category and was the launching pad for the new HDL product line.

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2015

INNOVATIVE DIGITAL MIXER
M 18

RCF enters the mixing console market developing M18, an innovative, compact, and easy-to-use digital mixer for musicians and professionals.

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2017

NEW DEMO ROOM AND
NEW ACADEMY

Inauguration of the new RCF Demo Facility and Audio Academy.

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2019

RCF CELEBRATED ITS
70TH BIRTHDAY

RCF celebrated its 70th birthday in spectacular fashion with “A Night in Laguna” at the famous old Venice Arsenal.

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2021

FiRPHASE BMC TRW M-BRACE
ART 9 SPEAKER SERIES

ART 9 series deliver a stunning breakthrough in audio performance with new RCF technologies such as FiRPHASE, Bass Motion Control, True Resistive Waveguide, and M-Brace.