DS270-8 10" Designer Series Woofer Speaker 8 Ohm

Optimized to yield a low 3 dB down point and high potent

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The Dayton Audio Designer Series DS270-8 10" can operate at its full rated power down to 27 Hz without exceeding Xmax!

The Designer Series by Dayton Audio was developed specifically with the speaker designer in mind. It is an affordable, attractive line of drivers that puts performance first. Careful engineering ensures that each speaker in the series is capable of handling full rated power at the lowest possible frequencies—without exceeding Xmax.

These speakers combine useful performance parameters with elegant style. Carefully optimized to provide superb audio reproduction when incorporated into a wide variety of enclosures and alignments, the Designer Series transducers put a beautiful face on audiophile excellence.


Sealed Volume 1.28 ft.³

Sealed F3 55 Hz

Vented Volume 3.38 ft.³

Vented F3 28 Hz

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


• Optimized to yield a low 3 dB down point and high potential output in a reasonably sized cabinet
• Vented pole piece for minimized power compression and maximized reliability
• Cosmetic frame with low profile lip, designed for front mounting—no countersinking required!
• Retains the same "family look" as the popular Dayton Audio DVC Series subwoofers and passive radiators
• Generous Xmax capability encourages use of moderate bass boost to tailor the response
• Coated paper cone, half roll rubber surround for durability and accurate reproduction
• Smooth frequency response and linear roll-off simplify filter design, guaranteeing good results with off-the-shelf crossovers

Speaker Series Designer Series
Model Number DS270-8
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632095429
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 10.3000
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 10"
Power Handling (RMS) 100 watts
Power Handling (max) 200 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 90.7 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 30 - 3,000 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 38.5 mm
Magnet Weight 62 oz.
DC Resistance (Re) 5.4 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 1.25 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 31.6 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 2.40
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.54
Total Q (Qts) 0.44
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 51.5g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.49 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 353.0 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 194.1 cm³
BL Product (BL) 10.1 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 87.7 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 5.5 mm
Driver's Mechanical Losses (Rms) --
Cone / Diaphragm Material Coated Paper
Entry / Exit Diameter --
Surround Material Rubber
Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
Voice Coil Former Aluminum
Basket/Frame Material Steel
Magnet Material Ferrite
Overall Outside Diameter 270 mm
Overall Depth 112 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 227 mm
# Mounting Holes 5
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --

SKU 844632095429
Model # DS270-8
Barcode # 844632095429
Brand Dayton Audio
Shipping Weight 4.7520kg
Shipping Width 0.279m
Shipping Height 0.165m
Shipping Length 0.279m
Shipping Cubic 0.012888000m3
Assembled Length 0.279m
Assembled Height 0.165m
Assembled Width 0.279m

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