The Dayton Audio PC83-8 3" full-range driver features a poly damped woven glass fiber cone, damped rubber surround, and high energy motor. The addition of a copper cap on the extended pole improves cone control, lowers inductance, and decreases distortion allowing for improved high frequency response. Offering great full-range performance, controlled off-axis response, and high efficiency, this driver will provide impressive output for its size. Perfect for use in line arrays, sound bars, portable speakers, or even car audio systems, the Dayton Audio PC83-8 will deliver high fidelity and low distortion from compact applications for an amazing value.
Power Handling (RMS)30 Watts
Power Handling (max)60 Watts
Frequency Response80 to 20,000 Hz
Sensitivity85.6 dB 2.83V/1m
Voice Coil Diameter1"
Resonant Frequency (Fs)82.1 Hz
DC Resistance (Re)6.8 ohms
Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.60 mH
Mechanical Q (Qms)3.68
Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.76
Total Q (Qts)0.63
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)0.06 ft.³
Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)1.40 mm/N
BL Product (BL)3.5 Tm
Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)2.7g
Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)2 mm
Surface Area of Cone (Sd)30.2 cm²
Materials of Construction
Cone MaterialPoly Composite
Voice Coil Wire MaterialCCA
Voice Coil FormerKapton® / Polyimide
Basket / Frame MaterialSteel
Overall Outside Diameter3.27"
Baffle Cutout Diameter3.05"
Bolt Circle Diameter3.64"
# Mounting Holes4
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)