DC160-4 6-1/2" Classic Woofer 4 Ohm

Quick Overview

Designed to offer premium results on a moderate budget, the Dayton Audio DC160-4 6-1/2" 4 ohm woofer provides solid bass and clean midrange response when used in sealed, vented, or transmission line speaker systems.

Product Highlights

  • Sturdy, easy-to-countersink round steel frame
  • 4 ohm impedance offers alternative load possibilities
  • Coated paper cone provides smooth response and reduced cone breakup
  • Aluminum VC former and vented pole piece for high power handling
  • Large diameter flat spider and good Xmax for clean bass
  • Suitable for sealed or vented enclosures

Product Manuals / Spec Sheets / Downloads

Dayton Audio DC160-4 Specification Sheet
Dayton Audio DC160-4 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 DC160-4 6-1/2" woofer is a great example of this approach. It features a non-pressed treated paper cone, rubber half-roll surround, ASV voice coil, vented pole piece, coated cloth dust cap, and excellent low frequency response.


Sealed Volume 0.23 ft.³
Sealed F3 73 Hz
Vented Volume 0.48 ft.³
Vented F3 45 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations

Speaker Series Classic Series
Model Number DC160-4
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632093999
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 3.3
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 6.50"
Power Handling (RMS) 60 watts
Power Handling (max) 120 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 4 ohms
Sensitivity 88.3 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 30 - 4,000 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 35.5 mm
Magnet Weight 15 oz.
DC Resistance (Re) 3.4 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 39 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 3.31
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.49
Total Q (Qts) 0.43
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 29.2g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.57 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 136.8 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 46.5 cm³
BL Product (BL) 7.02 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 15 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 3.4 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 165 mm
Overall Depth 82.2 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 144.6 mm
# Mounting Holes 4
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --