DC160S-8 6-1/2" Classic Shielded Woofer 8 Ohm

Great bang-for-the-buck driver can be used as a woofer,

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Choose the Dayton Audio DC160S-8 Classic Series 6-1/2" shielded woofer for use as a great replacement bookshelf speaker, midbass in 3-way designs, or even as a small subwoofer.

Dayton Audio Classic Series woofers are excellent for use as replacement speakers or for new loudspeaker system design and construction. The DC160S-8 6-1/2" woofer has developed quite a reputation for having the best bang-for-the-buck performance and value available anywhere. You can even be use the DC160S-8 as a small subwoofer! The excellent low frequency performance will amaze you.

A non-pressed treated paper cone allows for smooth frequency response, while the high temperature aluminum voice coil and vented pole piece combine to increase power handling without compression. Longevity is ensured with the use of a rubber surround, treated cloth dust cap, and an extended bump plate.


Sealed Volume 0.1 ft.³

Sealed F3 95 Hz

Vented Volume 0.24 ft.³

Vented F3 60 Hz

  • Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations


• Great bang-for-the-buck driver can be used as a woofer, midbass, or even as a small subwoofer
• Smooth frequency response up to 2 kHz and great bass response
• Rubber surround, aluminum voice coil, and extended bump plate
• Low 32 Hz free-air resonance

Speaker Series Classic Series
Model Number DC160S-8
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632000249
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 5.0000
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 6.50"
Power Handling (RMS) 50 watts
Power Handling (max) 100 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 85.3 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 33 - 4,000 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 35 mm
Magnet Weight 15 oz.
DC Resistance (Re) 6.9 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 2.29 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 30.3 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 3.04
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.33
Total Q (Qts) 0.30
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 32.2g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.86 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 134.8 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 42.5 cm³
BL Product (BL) 11.3 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 22.5 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 3.15 mm
Driver's Mechanical Losses (Rms) --
Cone / Diaphragm Material Treated Paper
Entry / Exit Diameter --
Surround Material Rubber
Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
Voice Coil Former Aluminum
Basket/Frame Material Steel
Magnet Material Ferrite
Shielded Yes
Overall Outside Diameter 165 mm
Overall Depth 95 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 144.6 mm
# Mounting Holes 4
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --

SKU 844632000249
Model # DC160S-8
Barcode # 844632000249
Brand Dayton Audio
Shipping Weight 2.3000kg
Shipping Width 0.171m
Shipping Height 0.108m
Shipping Length 0.171m
Shipping Cubic 0.003173000m3
Assembled Length 0.171m
Assembled Height 0.108m
Assembled Width 0.171m

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