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Dayton Audio DC28FT-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Truncated Tweeter

Brand:| Model: DC28FT-8
Overview
Superior European design and performance at a fraction of the cost of similar audiophile silk dome tweeters!
Highlights
  • Same performance specs as the popular DC28F "Silkies"
  • Truncated faceplates permit close driver spacing
  • Damped rear chamber makes low crossover points possible
  • Treated silk dome offers smooth response with airy highs
  • Matches or exceeds the performance of many high-dollar tweeters
  • Extremely popular for DIY projects; used in many designs
  • Great replacement for the Dayton DC28FST-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Truncated Shielded Tweeter
Part # 
275-076
Weight: 1.25 lbs.  
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Dayton Audio DC28FT-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Truncated Tweeter

Superior European design and performance at a fraction of the cost of similar audiophile silk dome tweeters! Clinically tested and compared to Morel with amazingly similar results! Recommended for crossover points as low as 1800 Hz!



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)595.5 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)5.5 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.09 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)0.86
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.60
  • Total Q (Qts)0.35
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter4.33"
  • Cutout Diameter2.72"
  • Depth1.54"
Dayton Audio DC28FT-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Truncated Tweeter
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelDC28FT-8
  • Part Number275-076
  • UPC844632069680
  • Product CategoryTweeters
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (12 Reviews)
  • Weight1.25 lbs.
  • Case Qty36
  • 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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Reviews

Dayton Audio DC28FT-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Truncated Tweeter
Dayton Audio DC28FT-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Truncated Tweeter is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice TweeterJust replaced original B652 tweeter with the DC28FT-8 and an audio grade 6.7 uF cap. The tweeter sounds wonderful, but totally outclasses the rest of the speaker resulting in poor balance. Maybe need to add a inductor to woofer. Oh well, but nonetheless, a beautiful tweeter.
Date published: 2015-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW. What a difference.Back in '09 bought a pair of BIC Model 1530 speakers (3 way. 15" woofer, 5" mid, 2" tweeter). Instead of a 3 way cross-over, they come with "Speaker Protection Circuitry" that shuts down the speaker due to excessive input or abnormal signals. Big pain in the rear. Decided to put in a 3 way cross-over (Parts Express Part # 260-210) and remove the circuitry. At the same time it was suggested in another review to replace the tweeters with Seas 22TAF/G alloy dome tweeters ($36/each in "11), which I did. Sounded much better in this configuration, but twice blew one of the tweeters. After the second time (a week or so ago) decided to go another route and found these. Just finished replacing and what a difference. Seems to really complement the mid, which is pretty bright, and for that matter the woofer. Better than the prior tweeter. Smoother and, hard to explain, just a better overall sound from the entire speaker. Now listening to Robert Palmer's "Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley" and it never sounded better.
Date published: 2014-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice soundI bought these for a boombox project. I made a great choice.
Date published: 2014-06-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I thought it might grow on meThe good:Low crossover pointDecent power handlingTransparentLow distortionThe bad:Pricekind of dull sounding.I have a pair of these matched to the Dayton Audio DC160s and they sound okay. You could listen to these all day without a lot of ear strain. My problem is I like a little more sparkle than your average tweeter; something akin to the Motorola horns used in pro audio or the LeSon tweeters used in acoustic and keyboard amps. I completed a recent project using some no name brand 1" soft dome tweeters I got for less than 3 bucks apiece on sale. These $3.00 tweeters sound way better than the Daytons and have a 1.5 - 20k response and will handle 30/60 watts rms/peak. They are also more pleasing to me than the Dayton PT2C. Yes really, by a long shot. But these Dayton tweeters aren't all that bad. They're just not what I like because what I like is different from most people.
Date published: 2012-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic TweetersI purchased these tweeters to replace Polk Audio SL 2500 tweeters. They fit into the old tweeter space of the cabinets perfectly, with slight wood trimming for the terminals.They sound fantastic!These tweeters are a great product!!
Date published: 2012-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these tweetersI used the DC28FT-8 along with a “DS175-8” woofer to replace my stock Mordaunt Short front channel drivers. I also upgraded the stock crossover to “XO2W-2K”. I’m extremely happy with the results, the DC28FT are absolutely awesome tweeters. The front channel's are used for both listening to music and as part of a Dolby 6.1 setup for movies. In both cases high range performance exceeded my expectations.Part-Express also gave excellent technical support. Thank you!
Date published: 2012-04-27
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Dayton Audio DC28FT-8 1-1/8" Silk Dome Truncated Tweeter

Thanks MattP for the Ohm L response. Followup Q: the Ohm L sensitivity = 89dB. Do I need to choose a tweeter with the same 89dB sensitivity or higher to account for losses in the crossover? If higher, how much higher? XO will be LR 2nd order at 1,700Hz

Asked by: maui2025
Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: RobTaylor
Date published: 2015-04-17

Converting 3way Ohm L's (vintage 80s) to 2way. Current Xover stated as 1,700 Hz 1st order BW. But it has 8.2 mF cap (no inductors). All drivers 8 ohm. I'll be recapping. Will this DC28FT-8 work at 1,700 1st order without inductors? thanks for the help

Asked by: maui2025
I would not recommend using this or any of our tweeters at 1,700 first order. This will work at that frequency second order though, which will require a 1 mH coil and that 8.2 uF cap.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-04-14

would DC28FT-8's work in B652 with cabinet mods?

Asked by: Jazzypilot
Yes these would work with cabinet modifications.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-03-20

I already own the regular version of this tweet. Is it possible to buy the truncated faceplate separately?

Asked by: RoyinVT
Unfortunately no, we only have the truncated face plates for the RS28 available at this time.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-02-11

Sorry i identified the model of the speaker incorrecly.What i needed to know was if this tweeter would fit into the mounting hole o a Mirage M-1si speaker

Asked by: Mirage M1si
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: 2014-10-27

Hello,  I recently installed this tweeter as a replacement in an 8ohm 1987 B&W 3-way home stereo cabinet.  The driver seems to pass audio but also includes a perpetual white noise hiss.  Any ideas?

Asked by: samterk
The tweeter will only play what is fed into it. The hiss will be caused by the amplifier and is likely more noticeable if the tweeter is higher in sensitivity than the original.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-08-25
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