Get your questions answered from other customers
who own this product or have experience with it.
If your question requires design or troubleshooting information,
please email email@example.com
for a prompt reply.
Dayton Audio ND16FA-6 5/8" Neodymium Dome Tweeter
Hi there, I want to use this tweeter with Part # 295-342 What crossover is advised and what is the risk on the lower watts? I have a 100watts 6 ohm amp so i'm afraid i will blow these.... suggestions appreciated
Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-338-0531 x1.
Date published: 2015-06-15
does the nd16fa-6 tweeter need a resister ?
It does require a crossover for protection, but the values are determined by the crossover point and slop you wish to achieve. A resistor may be necessary to pad the tweeter, but this is determined by the sensitivity of the speakers you want to use with it.
Date published: 2014-10-20
which size crimp terminals fit this Dayton tweeter ? None of the ones in the PE crimp kit I have do . I wound up soldering on but would have preferred crimps as the terminals are so close to the small body of this tweeter
These terminals are only intended to be soldered, we do not have any crimp type F disconnects that will fit them unfortunately.
Date published: 2014-09-23
I plan on using this tweeter with the HIVI B3N crossed over at 5000hz 6dB per octave. Do you think I will need an attenuation circuit to reduce the sensitivity compared to the B3N? HIVI used 2.83v/1m for this and Dayton used 1W/1m.
There is a good chance you will need to pad the tweeter down a few dB in this application. I would also recommend bumping the crossover up to around 7kHz if you only plan on using a cap on the tweeter.
Date published: 2014-10-05
Could i use this with the Dayton DC250-8 10 only or would i also need a midrange. Also a suggestions on a reasonable priced crossover Thanks
A midrange would be needed, yes. The upper useable frequency range of the DC250 is 2500 Hz, the tweeter's useable range is 3500 Hz and above. An appropriate 3-way crossover could be PE item# 260-210. Most 3" or 4" speakers will have useable frequency response extending above and below the 800 and 5000 Hz crossover frequencies of this crossover.
Date published: 2014-06-03
How to I add a bass blocker to these?
I want to replace my car's tweeters with these. How do I block the bass? The factory tweeter have a cap on them, but cannot be removed. What cap do I use and how do I wire it?
I would try to keep it above 4k to keep it clean. Use a 027-336 np electrolytic cap on the positive lead. This will give a 6db/octave roll off @ 4000hz. It's not ideal, but should work fine. Hope this helps.
Date published: 2013-09-14