RS125P-8 5" Reference Paper Woofer 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 motor, 6-hole cast frame, rubber surround, and solid aluminum phase plug
  • Perfect for use as a woofer, midwoofer, or dedicated midrange driver
  • 4 mm of Xmax and 85.8 dB sensitivity

Product Manuals / Spec Sheets / Downloads

Dayton Audio RS125P-8 Specification Sheet
Dayton Audio RS125P-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 0.05 ft.³
Sealed F3 146 Hz
Vented Volume 0.13 ft.³
Vented F3 77 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations

Speaker Series Reference Series
Model Number RS125P-8
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 848791001239
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 2.6
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 5"
Power Handling (RMS) 30 watts
Power Handling (max) 45 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 87.1 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 70 - 10,000 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 25 mm
Magnet Weight --
DC Resistance (Re) 6.2 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 0.62 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 70 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 2.56
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.53
Total Q (Qts) 0.44
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 5.1g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 1.02 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 52.8 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 21.1 cm³
BL Product (BL) 5.08 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 3.98 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 4 mm
Drivers Mechanical Losses (Rms) --
Cone / Diaphragm Material Paper / Kevlar Cone
Entry / Exit Diameter --
Surround Material Rubber
Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
Voice Coil Former Aluminum
Basket/Frame Material Cast Aluminum
Magnet Material Ferrite
Overall Outside Diameter 125.5 mm
Overall Depth 55 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 94 mm
# Mounting Holes 6
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --