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DS90-8 3" Designer Series Extended-Range Speaker 8 Ohm

Quick Overview

The Dayton Audio Designer Series DS90-8 3" driver adds extended high frequency response to its outstanding mini-woofer performance.

Product Highlights

• Cosmetic frame with low profile lip, designed for front mounting—no countersinking required!
• Coated paper cone, half roll rubber surround for durability and accurate reproduction
• Optimized to yield a low 3 dB down point and high potential output in a reasonably sized cabinet
• Smooth frequency response and linear roll-off simplify filter design, guaranteeing good results with off-the-shelf crossovers
• Vented pole piece for minimized power compression and maximized reliability
• 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

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Product Description

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.

OPTIMUM CABINET SIZE *

Sealed Volume 0.2 ft.³
Sealed F3 148 Hz
Vented Volume 0.05 ft.³
Vented F3 80 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations

Product Details

Speaker Series Designer Series
Model Number DS90-8
List Price $21.99
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632095375
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 1.2000
Speaker Type Full-Range
Nominal Diameter 3"
Power Handling (RMS) 20 watts
Power Handling (max) 40 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 84.1 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 80 - 13,000 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 20.4 mm
Magnet Weight 8 oz.
DC Resistance (Re) 6.3 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 0.56 mH @ 1kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 81.4 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 2.19
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.53
Total Q (Qts) 0.43
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 3.8g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 1.02 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 31.2 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 7.8 cm³
BL Product (BL) 4.76 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 1.31 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 2.5 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 92.3 mm
Overall Depth 44.6 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 70 mm
# Mounting Holes 4
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --