DC130AS-8 5-1/4" Classic Shielded Woofer 8 Ohm

Quick Overview

Choose the Dayton Audio DC130AS-8 Classic Series 5-1/4" woofer for use as a great replacement bookshelf speaker, midrange in 3-way designs, or even as a small subwoofer. The shielded design allows for use near tube TVs and focuses the magnetic flux in the gap for high sensitivity.

Product Highlights

  • Use as a woofer, midbass, or a small subwoofer
  • Smooth frequency response up to 2 kHz
  • Aluminum voice coil and extended bump plate
  • Shielded design increases performance
  • 4 ohm impedance for series pair use in MTMs and center channel speakers

Product Manuals / Spec Sheets / Downloads

Dayton Audio DC130AS-8 Specification Sheet
Dayton Audio DC130AS-8 Data Files

Buying Options

Dayton Audio Classic Series woofers are excellent for use as replacement speakers or for new loudspeaker system design and construction. The DC130AS-8 shielded 5-1/4" woofer has developed quite a reputation for having the best bang-for-the-buck performance and value available anywhere. You can even be use the DC130AS-8 as a small subwoofer! The excellent low frequency performance will amaze you.

A non-pressed treated paper cone allows for smooth frequency response, while the high temperature aluminum voice coil increases power handling without compression. Longevity is ensured with the use of a rubber surround, treated cloth dust cap, and an extended bump plate.


Sealed Volume 0.19 ft.³
Sealed F3 95 Hz
Vented Volume 0.6 ft.³
Vented F3 47 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations

Speaker Series Classic Series
Model Number DC130AS-8
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632000218
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 2.5
Speaker Type Woofer
Nominal Diameter 5.25"
Power Handling (RMS) 30 watts
Power Handling (max) 60 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 88.5 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 55 - 4,000 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 25 mm
Magnet Weight 10 oz.
DC Resistance (Re) 5.6 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 0.84 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 57.2 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 2.01
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.58
Total Q (Qts) 0.45
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 9.7g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.8 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 91.6 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 22.9 cm³
BL Product (BL) 5.83 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 9.73 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 2.5 mm
Drivers Mechanical Losses (Rms) --
Cone / Diaphragm Material Treated Paper
Entry / Exit Diameter --
Surround Material Rubber
Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
Voice Coil Former Aluminum
Basket/Frame Material Steel
Magnet Material Ferrite
Overall Outside Diameter 134 mm
Overall Depth 78.4 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 120 mm
# Mounting Holes 4
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --