Dayton Audio DC200-8 8" Classic Woofer

Brand:| Model: DC200-8
The Dayton Audio DC200-8 Classic Series 8" woofer achieves high levels of performance at a reasonable price. It's perfect as the basis of a custom speaker project, or for repairs and upgrades.
  • Great price/performance ratio
  • Treated non-pressed paper cone with rubber surround
  • Vented pole piece for better power handling
  • Clean, balanced sound quality
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Weight: 3.5 lbs.  
List Price$32.99
Regular Price$25.27
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Part # 295-310
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Dayton Audio DC200-8 8" Classic Woofer

Dayton Audio's DC200-8 Classic Series 8" woofer offers one of the best price/performance values available anywhere. This DC200-8 8" speaker, and in fact the whole Classic Series, has a non-pressed treated paper cone, ASV voice coil, vented pole piece, rubber surround, coated cloth dust cap, and excellent low frequency performance.

Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter8"
  • Power Handling (RMS)60 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)120 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response29 to 3,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity88 dB 1W/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter1.38"
  • Magnet Weight15 oz.
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)31 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)6.4 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)2.36 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)2.96
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.47
  • Total Q (Qts)0.4
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)1.78 ft.³
  • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)0.81 mm/N
  • BL Product (BL)9.35 Tm
  • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)32.82g
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)4.5 mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd)211.2 cm²
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialTreated Paper
  • Surround MaterialRubber
  • Voice Coil Wire MaterialCopper
  • Voice Coil FormerAluminum
  • Basket / Frame MaterialSteel
  • Magnet MaterialFerrite
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter8.07"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter7.2"
  • Depth3.68"
  • # Mounting Holes4
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume0.46 ft.³
  • Sealed F366 Hz
  • Vented Volume1.36 ft.³
  • Vented F337 Hz
Dayton Audio DC200-8 8" Classic Woofer
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelDC200-8
  • Part Number295-310
  • UPC844632000256
  • Product CategoryWoofers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (115 Reviews)
  • Weight3.5 lbs.
  • Case Qty8
  • 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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Dayton Audio DC200-8 8" Classic Woofer
Dayton Audio DC200-8 8" Classic Woofer is rated 4.4435 out of 5 by 115.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent speakerPurchased this speaker to replace the old Kenwood speaker in my sub box for my work showroom. Great sound for the price.
Date published: 2014-11-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dayton DC200-8 8"Basically I was trying to revive some sentimental favorite near-field monitors(Tannoy PBM-8) that have been sitting for close to 10 years because the foam surrounds disappeared. Tannoy no longer supplies replacements which turned out to be a blessing because the pair of Daytons I bought at a shipped cost of just under $60 for the pair turned out to be a much better quality set of drivers than I pulled out of the Tannoys. Took about 20-30 hrs to break them in and I couldn't be happier. Right now we are streaming Netflix movies through them but in another month or so I will hook them up to a Bryston 4BSST as near fields again and revisit the past in my studio. I am currently designing a 3-way WMTMW with the Dayton RS series and the Arum Cantus line with Morel Tweeters. I'm going to R&D both sets of drivers with a Powersoft 4-way plate amp. Yes, seriously a sick puppy. J
Date published: 2014-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Replacement for KLH Model Twenty TwoUsed a pair of these to replace the woofers in an old set of KLH model twenty two bookshelf speakers. Sounds great!
Date published: 2014-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound !I installed these units into Sony two way 100W speakers. The original drivers have deteriorated, and needed replacement. The Dayton speakers are fantastic.
Date published: 2014-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! Can't beat the price.Customer service are very knowledgable. Recommended the 8" classics for my application. Second pair I bought from them. They sound excellent!
Date published: 2014-07-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Adhesive problem for this lot ?I was initialy very happy with this product for 2 days,the sound was just what i was looking for with the recently aquired factory tweeter. Then after 2 days I noticed a " low end buzz" . I then realized the outer ring had become unglued and had dropped on the floor. Closer inspection showed the adhesive had also lifted on the outer ring of the rubber woofer itself leaving a "wrinkle". P/E rep "chad" was kind enough to send me a replacement but the same situation arose, Jon Koppin issued me an R/A so i can ship the second one back for a Q/A check. Thank you for taking care of the situation. Jay
Date published: 2014-05-12

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Dayton Audio DC200-8 8" Classic Woofer

This is an unusual question - I can't find an answer anywhere it seems. So i'm hoping PE might know. Is it possible to have 8 of these drivers in an array of 4 and 4 so you end up with an arrangement of 2 horizontal and 2 rows of 4 vert- horn on top 

Asked by: spunky cat
It is possible, but usually having drivers side by side like that will introduce lobing issues in the midrange.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-18

I need to know the recess depth and the displacement of the driver? 2 drivers will be sharing a .97cft sealed enclosure...I'm using 4 of them in a beastly 3-way center channel

Asked by: steve75g
The recess depth of this woofer is 3/8". Total displacement is .0314 cubic feet.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-11

Is there a matching Passive Radiator for this speaker?

Asked by: same electronic engineer
Thanks for the question!The matching passive radiator would be the 8" Dayton Audio SD215-PR: http://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-sd215-pr-8-passive-radiator--295-492.Many speaker designers use two equal size passive radiators per driver, or use a passive radiator one size larger than the driver being driven. The 10" matching passive radiator would be the Dayton Audio SD270-PR: http://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-sd270-pr-10-passive-radiator--295-494.As with any passive radiator, experiment with different attached weights to tune the cabinet. Please use caution, and low power, before settling on particular tuning frequency; apply power incrementally thereafter.
Answered by: mikevv
Date published: 2014-12-08

Would this fix in a Pinnacle 8+ speaker?

Asked by: Buckster
We do not have a cross reference available for this type of thing. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-02

Is this a good replacement for the Celestion Impact 20?

Asked by: Johnnyng
We do not have a cross reference available for this type of thing. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-11-28

Will this woofer (Dayton Audio DC200-8 8" Classic Woofer) fit/work with Bose 601 series i speakers?

Asked by: Bussch
If the hole cutout in your Bose 601 speakers is large enough in diameter to fit the DC200-8, then it might be a suitable replacement driver and should restore your speakers to making sound. However, the only way to guarantee original factory level performance is to replace the original woofer with a direct replacement from Bose.
Answered by: DaytonAudio_Rory
Date published: 2014-11-25

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