PN395-8 15" NEO Series Pro Woofer with 4" Voice Coil 8 Ohm

Quick Overview

Dayton Audios PN395-8 15" pro woofer is designed to deliver reliable low frequency operation with extreme output capability and minimal power compression. Weighing only 16 lbs, and featuring a 4" inside-outside wound voice coil, powerful neodymium motor, distortion reducing copper pole cap, great excursion capability, and high power handling, the PN395-8 will produce extreme output levels with low distortion without breaking the bank or your back.

Product Highlights

  • High efficiency (97dB SPL at 2.83V/m) for amazing output capability
  • 4" diameter inside/outside wound copper voice coil on glass fiber former
  • Large copper cap for inductance control and low distortion
  • Powerful FEA optimized Neodymium motor system (Bl over 25 TM)
  • Generous 6.5 mm of Xmax with 48 mm peak-to-peak excursion before damage
  • Durable fiberglass reinforced ribbed paper cone for rigidity and natural sound

Product Manuals / Spec Sheets / Downloads

Dayton Audio PN395-8 Specification Sheet
Dayton Audio PN395-8 Data Files

Buying Options

Dayton Audio left no boxes unchecked on the PN395-8 woofer. It features high power handling, 4" inner and outer wound voice coil, glass fiber former, powerful FEA optimized Neodymium motor, ribbed paper cone, and a copper cap on top of the extended pole piece. Thanks to the lightweight motor assembly, the PN395-8 is 30% lighter than a comparable ferrite driver making it "Roadie approved" and perfect for mobile DJs and portable PA systems. The PN395-8 is an ideal driver for any high output 2-way and 3-way speaker systems, bass bins, or horn loaded designs.

Lightweight but Powerful Motor Assembly

The lightweight but powerful neodymium motor assembly on the PN395-8 has been FEA optimized to provide a combination of low distortion and high efficiency. With the large neodymium magnet mounted inside the voice coil nearly all of the magnetic strength is concentrated into the magnetic gap providing up to 40% better utilization than conventional motor designs. The extended pole piece includes a large copper cap helping to lower distortion and linearize inductance.


Rugged Construction and Suspension

To stand up to the use and abuse of the professional sound environment Dayton Audio made sure the PN395-8 can take a beating. The cast aluminum frame uses 6 wide spokes to firmly support the motor assembly, and the thick mounting flange is reinforced to create an incredibly solid mounting surface. The cone, constructed of thick paper for a natural response, includes glass fiber reinforcement and uses a ribbed design offering additional structural support. Supporting the cone is a heavy spider with integrated silver tinsel leads and triple roll treated cloth surround, both designed for high excursion applications allowing the PN395-8 to handle short bursts of excessive power without damage.

High Power Handling and Low Power Compression

Along with high efficiency, you need a lot of power to achieve extreme SPL levels. Capable of handling up to 800 watts RMS and 1,600 watt peaks, the PN395-8 can take the heat. The 4" voice coil uses a vented fiberglass former with an inside/outside winding configuration which doubles the coils exposed surface area for improved heat dissipation. The motor assembly includes a large pole vent along 8 large peripheral vents in the voice coil gap to keep fresh air moving across the coil keeping temperature at a minimum. Finally, the frame has venting behind the spider with integrated heatsinks removing as much heat as possible from the sensitive motor and voice coil.

Model Number PN395-8
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 848791004933
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 20.75
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 15"
Power Handling (RMS) 800 watts
Power Handling (max) 1,600 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 97.3 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 40 - 3,500 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 4"
Magnet Weight --
DC Resistance (Re) 5.5 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 2.2 mH
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 44.1 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 8.82
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.36
Total Q (Qts) 0.35
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 150.0 g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.09 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 890.3 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 578.7 cm³
BL Product (BL) 25.3 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 96.8 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 6.5 mm
Drivers Mechanical Losses (Rms) 4.73 kg/s
Cone / Diaphragm Material Paper / Glass Fiber
Entry / Exit Diameter --
Surround Material Cloth
Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
Voice Coil Former Fiberglass
Basket/Frame Material Cast Aluminum
Magnet Material Neodymium
Overall Outside Diameter 15.5"
Overall Depth 6.4"
Baffle Cutout Diameter 14"
# Mounting Holes 8
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter 14.75"
Product Weight --