RS100P-8 4" Reference Paper Midwoofer 8 Ohm

Quick Overview

Dayton Audio Reference Series paper cone drivers combine class-leading low distortion performance with super smooth frequency response due to the use of a proprietary cone blend.

Product Highlights

  • Three-part paper composite diaphragm featuring paper, Kevlar, and glass fibers
  • Similar cosmetics and design features as original Reference Series with low-distortion
  • Perfect for use a woofer, midwoofer, or dedicated midrange driver

Product Manuals / Spec Sheets / Downloads

Dayton Audio RS100P-8 Specification Sheet
Dayton Audio RS100P-8 Data Files

Buying Options

The performance of the original groundbreaking Reference Series from Dayton Audio, now available with a paper cone! The Reference Series Paper drivers use a proprietary paper cone formulation combining natural paper pulp and synthetic Kevlar® and glass fibers to create an advanced non-woven fiber composite that delivers the perfect combination of excellent detail and smooth, natural sonic character, plus a distinctive, classy look.


Sealed Volume 0.04 ft.³
Sealed F3 141 Hz
Vented Volume 0.10 ft.³
Vented F3 68 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations

Speaker Series Reference Series
Model Number RS100P-8
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 848791001222
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 1.4
Nominal Diameter 4"
Power Handling (RMS) 30 watts
Power Handling (max) 45 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 86.2 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 90 - 12,500 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 25 mm
Magnet Weight --
DC Resistance (Re) 6.6 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 0.51 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 95.6 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 2.18
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.71
Total Q (Qts) 0.54
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 2.8g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.98 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 37.4 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 13.8 cm³
BL Product (BL) 3.95 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 1.82 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 3.7 mm
Drivers Mechanical Losses (Rms) --
Cone / Diaphragm Material Paper / Kevlar Cone
Entry / Exit Diameter --
Surround Material Rubber
Voice Coil Wire Material --
Voice Coil Former --
Basket/Frame Material Cast Aluminum
Magnet Material Ferrite
Overall Outside Diameter 98 mm
Overall Depth 51 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 77.2 mm
# Mounting Holes 6
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --