DC130A-8 5-1/4" Classic Woofer Speaker 8 Ohm

Quick Overview

The Dayton Audio DC130A-8 is a compact and inexpensive unshielded variant of the popular DC130AS-8 magnetically shielded woofer.

Product Highlights

• "Pincushion" steel frame for great looks and strength
• Coated paper cone provides smooth response and reduced cone breakup
• Suitable for sealed or vented enclosures
• Large diameter flat spider and good Xmax for clean bass
• Aluminum voice coil former for high power handling

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DC130A-8 5-1/4" Classic Woofer Speaker

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Product Description

One of the main design goals at Dayton Audio is to create loudspeakers that can achieve high levels of performance at reasonable prices. The Dayton Audio DC130A-8 5-1/4" woofer is a great example of this approach. It features a non-pressed treated paper cone, rubber half-roll surround, ASV voice coil, coated cloth dust cap, and excellent low frequency response.


Sealed Volume 0.15 ft.³
Sealed F3 102 Hz
Vented Volume 0.36 ft.³
Vented F3 56 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations


Speaker Series Classic Series
Model Number DC130A-8
List Price $24.99
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632093968
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 2.0000


Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 5.25"
Power Handling (RMS) 40 watts
Power Handling (max) 80 watts
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 87.3 dB @ 1W/1m
Frequency Response 50 - 5,000 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 25.4 mm
Magnet Weight 11 oz.


DC Resistance (Re) 5.7 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 0.80 mH
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 49.8 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 1.79
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.50
Total Q (Qts) 0.39
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 9.2 g
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 1.11 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 91.6 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 22.9 cm³
BL Product (BL) 5.73 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 14.0 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 2.5 mm


Cone / Diaphragm Material Coated Paper
Surround Material Rubber
Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
Voice Coil Former Aluminum
Dual Voice Coil No
Basket/Frame Material Steel
Magnet Material Ferrite
Shielded No


Overall Outside Diameter 134 mm
Overall Depth 69.5 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 120 mm
# Mounting Holes 4