RS100P-4 4" Reference Paper Woofer 4 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-4 Specification Sheet
Dayton Audio RS100P-4 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 124 Hz
Vented Volume 0.12 ft.³
Vented F3 60 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations

Speaker Series Reference Series
Model Number RS100P-4
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 848791001413
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 1.4
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 4"
Power Handling (RMS) 30 watts
Power Handling (max) 45 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 4 ohms
Sensitivity 88.5 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 85 - 13,500 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 25 mm
Magnet Weight --
DC Resistance (Re) 3 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 0.26 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 84.8 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 2.67
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.67
Total Q (Qts) 0.54
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 3.7g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.95 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 36.3 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 15.0 cm³
BL Product (BL) 2.95 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 1.86 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 4.0 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 89.92 mm
Product Weight --