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Aura Cougar NSW1-205-8A 1" Extended Range Speaker Driver

Brand:| Model: NSW1-205-8A
Overview
AuraSound designed the 1" extended range "Cougar" driver with bleeding edge loudspeaker technology for the highest quality, full range sound, in the smallest possible package. Great for modern applications such as speaker bars, desktop computer speakers, thin tower speakers, and line arrays.
Highlights
  • NRT radial neodymium motor for extremely low distortion
  • Full range, 1" underhung driver with 4.5 mm of Xmax
  • Small frame size for reduced center-to-center distance and reduced comb filtering when used in arrays
  • Extreme ventilation for great power handling
  • Great for modern audio applications including sound bars and ultra-thin tower speakers
Part # 
299-014
Weight: 0.1500 lbs.  
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Aura Cougar NSW1-205-8A 1" Extended Range Speaker Driver

The AuraSound "Cougar" NSW1-205-8A 1" extended range driver is packed with next-gen speaker technology. An NRT™ neodymium radial magnet motor submerses the 20 mm, underhung voice coil in magnetic flux for supreme control, low distortion, high output (for its size), and wide frequency range without stray magnetic fields that could potentially damage sensitive electronics, while the extreme venting provided by a capless pole piece evacuates air that would otherwise be compressed (in a driver this size).

A titanium cone is mated to a foam surround to reduce cone breakup, for an extremely linear frequency response from 250 to 20,000 Hz. The low, 220 Hz free air resonance combines with 4.5 mm of Xmax (9 mm maximum peak-to-peak excursion) to allow for low crossover points, meaning you can pair the Cougar with nearly any woofer up to 5 feet away (2-1/2 ft. is the recommended maximum) seamlessly.

AuraSound built the NSW1-205-8A with a non-resonant, minimalistic, rear-mount frame for close center-to-center placement which is especially important in line arrays to minimize comb filtering. When used in series-parallel groups of four, the Cougar's output is increased from 78 dB 1W/1m to roughly 84 dB 1W/1m, with power handling increased to 20 watts RMS. Grouping eight together, and wiring for 4 ohms, yields roughly 90 dB of output at 1W/1m with power handling increased to 40 watts RMS.

Adding a series 80 microfarad capacitor creates a 250 Hz, 1st-order high pass and increases power handling. When wired in pairs or groups for a 4 ohm load, use a series 160 microfarad capacitor for the same effect. Factory buyout, supplies are limited to parts on-hand.



Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter1"
  • Power Handling (RMS)5 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)20 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response220 to 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity78 dB 1W/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter0.79"
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)220 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)6.3 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.28 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)2.1
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)1.1
  • Total Q (Qts)0.7
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)0.01 ft.³
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)4.5 mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd)5.31 cm²
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialTitanium
  • Surround MaterialFoam
  • Voice Coil Wire MaterialCCA
  • Voice Coil FormerAluminum
  • Basket / Frame MaterialPolymer
  • Magnet MaterialNeodymium
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter2.17", across flats 1.54"
  • Baffle Cutout DiameterRear mount 1.42"
  • Depth0.49"
  • Bolt Circle Diameter1.69"
  • # Mounting Holes4
Aura Cougar NSW1-205-8A 1" Extended Range Speaker Driver
  • BrandAuraSound
  • ModelNSW1-205-8A
  • Part Number299-014
  • UPC848864007076
  • Product CategoryMidrange / Midbass Drivers & Full-Range Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (2 Reviews)
  • Weight0.1500 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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