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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

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
List Price $29.99
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) 0.99 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 --