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CE65W-8 2-1/2" Shielded Extended Range Driver 8 Ohm

Quick Overview

The CE65W-8 from Dayton Audio is an economical compact extended-range woofer that excels in a variety of small music-oriented audio systems. It features an economical ferrite magnet motor assembly with shielding magnet, a woven glass fiber cone, and a rubber surround.

Product Highlights

  • Robust, compact design
  • Usable as a full-range driver or small woofer
  • Woven glass fiber cone for excellent sonic detail
  • Video-shielded for use near CRT displays

Product Manuals / Spec Sheets / Downloads

The Commercial Engineering (CE) Series drivers from Dayton Audio provides engineers, designers, and integrators with a line of economical small drivers that fit the diverse range of applications found in consumer electronics and audio-enabled electronic projects. Multiple types and styles are available within the CE Series family of drivers, to suit a wide spectrum of engineering requirements.

The CE65W-8 is a 2-1/2" shielded extended range driver that excels in wide-range speaker or "mini-woofer" applications. The woven fiberglass cone and rubber surround provide a wide operating frequency range, enabling this driver to be used either as a woofer or a full-range driver. Its bucking magnet provides video shielding for operation near legacy CRT monitors without magnetic interference, and the stamped frame and cotton spider ensure reliable, properly-aligned operation for years. Its the perfect choice for multimedia applications, line arrays, or compact hi-fi loudspeakers.

Speaker SeriesCE Series
Model NumberCE65W-8
List Price $10.99
Unit of MeasureEach
Warranty - Parts5 Years
Warranty - Labor5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.6
Speaker TypeFull-Range
Nominal Diameter2.50"
Power Handling (RMS)7.5 watts
Power Handling (max)15 watts
Continuous Program Power--
Impedance8 ohms
Sensitivity83 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response

105 - 16

000 Hz

Voice Coil Diameter0.8"
Magnet Weight--
DC Resistance (Re)6.9 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.51 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs)105 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms)3.85
Electromagnetic Q (Qes)1.34
Total Q (Qts)0.99
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)1.9g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd)--
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)0.91 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd)21.2 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd)4.24 cm³
BL Product (BL)2.73 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)0.578 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)2 mm
Drivers Mechanical Losses (Rms)--
Cone / Diaphragm MaterialFiberglass Cone
Entry / Exit Diameter--
Surround MaterialRubber
Voice Coil Wire Material--
Voice Coil Former--
Basket/Frame Material--
Magnet MaterialFerrite
Overall Outside Diameter3.28" (diagonal)
Overall Depth1.78"
Baffle Cutout Diameter2.32"
# Mounting Holes4
Mounting Hole Diameter--
Bolt Circle Diameter--
Product Weight--