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RS180S-8 7" Reference Shielded Woofer 8 Ohm

Quick Overview

The Dayton Audio Reference Series sets a new standard of value in high-performance loudspeaker drivers. Utilizing a low-distortion motor system with two short-circuit paths and a rigid aluminum cone, the Reference Series can outperform drivers that cost several times the price.

Product Highlights

• Long-excursion motor and suspension for strong bass performance
• Subtle yet high-tech look makes a bold cosmetic statement
• Ultra-low stray magnetic field allows extremely close proximity to CRT's

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Product Description

The Dayton Audio Reference Series sets a new standard of value in high-performance loudspeaker drivers. Utilizing a low-distortion motor system with two short-circuit paths and a rigid aluminum cone, the Reference Series can outperform drivers that cost several times the price. Their low-distortion characteristics and high excursion capabilities provide exceptional clarity, detail, and dynamics. Woofers feature a shielded motor system, black anodized cone, heavy-duty 6-hole cast frame, low-loss rubber surround, and solid aluminum phase plug.

OPTIMUM CABINET SIZE *

Sealed Volume 0.17 ft.³
Sealed F3 99 Hz
Vented Volume 0.49 ft.³
Vented F3 56 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations

Product Details

Speaker Series Reference Series
Model Number RS180S-8
List Price $58.99
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632000331
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 5.5000
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 7"
Power Handling (RMS) 60 watts
Power Handling (max) 120 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 86.9 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 41 - 3,600 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 25 mm
Magnet Weight --
DC Resistance (Re) 6.4 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 0.79 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 37.7 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 1.45
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.49
Total Q (Qts) 0.36
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 17g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 1.05 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 124.7 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 74.8 cm³
BL Product (BL) 7.28 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 23 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 6.0 mm
Driver's Mechanical Losses (Rms) --
Cone / Diaphragm Material Black Anodized Aluminum Cone
Entry / Exit Diameter --
Surround Material Rubber
Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
Voice Coil Former Aluminum
Basket/Frame Material Cast Aluminum
Magnet Material Ferrite
Shielded Yes
Overall Outside Diameter 180.5 mm
Overall Depth 98 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 146 mm
# Mounting Holes 6
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --