DCS380-4 15" Classic Subwoofer 4 Ohm

Quick Overview

Excellent general-purpose subwoofer that works well in sealed or vented enclosures.

Product Highlights

  • Heavy-duty treated paper cone for high stiffness-to-weight ratio
  • 2" aluminum former, 4-layer voice coil, and large vented pole piece for high power handling
  • Large diameter flat spider and healthy Xmax for clean bass

Product Manuals / Spec Sheets / Downloads

Dayton Audio DCS380-4 Specification Sheet
Dayton Audio DCS380-4 Data Files

Buying Options

The Dayton Classic 15" Subwoofer is an excellent general-purpose subwoofer that works well as a replacement in powered subwoofer systems, or for new system design and construction. For the utmost versatility, the parameters are suitable for sealed or vented enclosures. The heavy-duty cone, wide-roll rubber surround, and long linear excursion ensure excellent low-bass performance.


Sealed Volume 3.84 ft.³
Sealed F3 40 Hz
Vented Volume 12.77 ft.³
Vented F3 21 Hz
* Enclosure volume/F3s based on BassBox "optimum" calculations

Speaker Series Classic Series
Model Number DCS380-4
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 844632009877
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 13.74
Speaker Type Subwoofer
Nominal Diameter 15"
Power Handling (RMS) 250 watts
Power Handling (max) 500 watts
Continuous Program Power --
Impedance 4 ohms
Sensitivity 93.6 dB @ 2.83V/1m
Frequency Response 20 - 500 Hz
Voice Coil Diameter 51 mm
Magnet Weight --
DC Resistance (Re) 2.9 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 2.31 mH @ 1 kHz
Resonant Frequency (Fs) 21.5 Hz
Mechanical Q (Qms) 3.79
Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.49
Total Q (Qts) 0.44
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 190g
Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd) --
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.29 mm/N
Surface Area Of Cone (Sd) 819.4 cm²
Volume of Displacement (Vd) 688.3 cm³
BL Product (BL) 12.4 Tm
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 267 liters
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 8.4 mm
Drivers Mechanical Losses (Rms) --
Cone / Diaphragm Material Paper Cone
Entry / Exit Diameter --
Surround Material Rubber
Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
Voice Coil Former Kapton® / Polyimide
Basket/Frame Material Steel
Magnet Material Ferrite
Overall Outside Diameter 385 mm
Overall Depth 186 mm
Baffle Cutout Diameter 349 mm
# Mounting Holes 8
Mounting Hole Diameter --
Bolt Circle Diameter --
Product Weight --