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

Product Manuals / Spec Sheets / Downloads

Dayton Audio DC130A-8 Specification Sheet
Dayton Audio DC130A-8 Data Files

Buying Options

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
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632093968
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 2
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 5.25"
Power Handling (RMS) 40 watts
Power Handling (max) 80 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 88.7 dB @ 2.83V/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) 0.75 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 53.2 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 1.9
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.51
Total Q (Qts) 0.41
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 9.3g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.96 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 91.6 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 22.9 cm³
BL Product (BL) 5.88 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 11.8 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 2.5 mm
Drivers 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 134 mm
Overall Depth 69.5 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 120 mm
# Mounting Holes 4
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --