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Dayton Audio DC28F-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Tweeter

Brand:| Model: DC28F-8
Overview
The Dayton Audio DC28F-8 1-1/8" silk dome tweeter's nearly unbeatable cost-to-performance ratio makes it a favorite, best-selling product. The "Silkie" is found in many, many successful loudspeaker projects!
Highlights
  • Smooth, extended response
  • Treated silk dome
  • Damped rear chamber lowers resonance
  • Ferrofluid cooled voice coil
  • Sounds like tweeters costing far more!
  • Great replacement for the Dayton Audio DC28FS-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Shielded Tweeter
Part # 
275-070
Weight: 1.25 lbs.  
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Product Details

Dayton Audio DC28F-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Tweeter

The famous "Silkie" – Dayton Audio's DC28F-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Tweeter! Superior European design and performance at a fraction of the cost of similar audiophile high frequency transducers! Clinically tested and compared to Morel with amazingly similar results! Recommended for crossover points as low as 1,800 Hz! Replacement diaphragm 275-072



Product Specifications
  • Tweeter TypeSoft Dome
  • Cone / Dome Diameter1-1/8"
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS)50 Watts
  • Frequency Response1,300 to 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity89 dB 1W/1m
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)637 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)5.5 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.09 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)0.82
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.9
  • Total Q (Qts)0.43
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter4.33"
  • Cutout Diameter2.72"
  • Depth1.54"
Dayton Audio DC28F-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Tweeter
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelDC28F-8
  • Part Number275-070
  • UPC844632014130
  • Product CategoryTweeters
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (98 Reviews)
  • Weight1.25 lbs.
  • Case Qty36
  • California Prop 65

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

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Reviews

Dayton Audio DC28F-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Tweeter
Dayton Audio DC28F-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Tweeter is rated 4.6531 out of 5 by 98.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Replacement Tweeters for my Snell JIIsThese tweeters fit the through hole just fine, though I had to route out the recessed portion for them to fit correctly. They sound great! Now my Snell JII speakers are pumping out the tunes better than ever! The ordering process was easy peasy and the items were received on time and in perfect condition! Thanks Parts Express!
Date published: 2014-06-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great soundI bought these to match the hivi m6a. These two sound great together. However, you have to be careful when handling otherwise the protective black material on the diaphragm can start to peel off. This happened to me and there's a clear drop off comepared to the other. I can't wait for the replacement to come in. Definitely getting more for your money with these just handle carefully.
Date published: 2014-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sounds great!Well how should I put this? They are as smooth as silk?... Especially for their price they are very excellent silk domes. I would use these for any of my home audio projects.Paired this with a couple of Hivi M3N's and the silky sounded great once I put an L-pad on to drop it to the level of M3N's
Date published: 2014-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Supper Clean!i just built a 5 way sealed box for my first speaker project. and these tweeters are not only a great price but these tweets are the star of the show!! my friend who is into building speakers had bought some dayton tweeters from here and went for the more expensives. when i started my project he showed me these and said "i bet the sound quality is close to the same" and he was surprised how crystal clear these tweets are for the low price!
Date published: 2014-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works for Energy Pro 22!This is, by far, the cheapest option I've found for replacing blown Energy Pro 22 tweeters, and they work well to boot! They seem to be able to handle the low crossover point of the Energys, though I haven't turned them up to ear-splitting volumes yet. I've never heard the original Energy tweeters for comparison, but I'm pretty happy with the way these turned out. You will need to come up with a way to mount them as they are significantly smaller than the Energy tweeters.
Date published: 2014-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dayton audioI bought these tweeters and the Dayton 5.1uf caps 250v for a pair of dynaco a25 cabinets and they work really well. Drop in fit and sound great
Date published: 2014-02-04

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Dayton Audio DC28F-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Tweeter

Hello, are people using these with the acoustic research ar6. Looking for a replacement. I think crossover point on ar6 is 1800. Thanks

Asked by: hobbithunter
These make great replacement tweeters for many different speakers. They will handle a crossover at 1800 so as long as they will fit in the cabinet or you can modify it, they will be a good choice.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-06-20

I'm reading mine at around 5.5-6Ω.  Is this normal?  Are they just that sensitive?  Should my crossover be for 8Ω or a 6Ω?

Asked by: morphemes
Yes this is normal. These have a slightly lower than average DCR although they are considered a nominal impedance of 8 ohm and will work with 6 or 8 ohm crossovers.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-02-12

What is the distance between the inner screws?

Asked by: be4htt
The distance between the inner screws is 2-3/32" or 53mm.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-04-17

Recommended crossover frequency in a two-way system

I'm planning a first order crossover at 2,000 hz, to be used in conjunction with a GRS 10PR-8 10" woofer, 35 -3,000 hz. Is the tweeter okay at 2,000, or better at a higher x-o frequency? How high is too high for the woofer?
Asked by: Johnny Reno
The tweeter is good to about 2500 hz with a first order crossover. Your 10" is not really a good match though... Here's a simple cheat... If you want to do a speaker with a 6db crossover... If a driver is spec'd from 500 - 5000 hz... then it's usable range is 1000 - 2500... Half the numbers... So your tweeter has a low end of 1300, so 2500 is safe. Your woofer choice however has a high end of 3000, so 2500 is too high for it to operate musically. Also - from about 500 - 800 you're in the critical mid-bass and you want the best sound from this range... Maybe a three way? Or a great two way with a 6" driver and separate sub?
Answered by: MarkAJH
Date published: 2013-07-24

Can you clean the silk dome?

I just built the BR-1S kit and during the process got sawdust all over the tweeter dome itself. The dome seems to be sticky and I didn't want to damage it by scraping the sawdust off. Any suggestions? Is there a liquid I could use to gently wipe on it without hurting the dome?
Asked by: drharper
Hmm toughy. You could try alcohol but nothing more stronget than that. Spray alcohol on and blow the particals off with Dust-chaser. You never want to touch the dome.WE learn these things by doing: dont take the drivers out of thier boxes until you are ready to mount them.
Answered by: Fanden
Date published: 2012-11-06

Flush mount? Can the flange be trimmed?

I'm trying to replace the ruined drivers in an old Allison CD-6 cube. The original tweeters were flush with the cabinet face. Should this tweeter be mounted so that the top of the flange is flush with the cabinet? The originals were exactly 4" dia. Can I trim the flange on this down without ruining it, or am I better off expanding the diameter of the recess on the cabinet?
Asked by: John DiFrancesco
TRIM TO MAKE THEM FIT. .THE FLANGE HAS SOME ROOM TO WORK WITH , CAN BE REMOVED TO TRIM AND NOT HURT THE DOME ASSEMBLY , AND NOTICE HOW EASY THE REPLACING IS. IF YOU HAPPEN TO BLOW ONE ,YOU JUST LIFT THE OLD ONE OUT AND DROP IN THE NEW ONE AND USE A 15 WATT PENCIL 20 GA INTERNAL WIRE TO XOVER GET ON THE CONNECTION AND SOLDIER QUICKLY TO NOT MELT PLASTIC OR PULL THE FEED LEAD LOSE. SLIDE ON CONNECTORS MAY BE BETTER FOR NOVICE DIY'ERS! VERY GOOD TWEETER CHOICE ALSO!
Answered by: digitalhaven 53
Date published: 2012-02-07

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