Dayton Audio PA130-8 5" Full Range PA Driver

Brand:| Model: PA130-8
A great low-cost driver designed for use in small stage monitors, either as a replacement driver or for new construction. The broad frequency coverage and flat midrange ensure that vocals and instruments will sound just like they should.
  • Great low-cost driver designed for use in small stage monitors
  • Broad frequency coverage and flat midrange ensure that vocals and instruments sound perfect
  • Rugged construction
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Weight: 3 lbs.  
List Price$23.99
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Part # 295-010
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Dayton Audio PA130-8 5" Full Range PA Driver

A great low-cost driver designed for use in small stage monitors, either as a replacement driver or for new construction. The broad frequency coverage and flat midrange ensure that vocals and instruments will sound just like they should. Rugged construction includes a steel frame, paper cone, treated cloth surround, vented pole piece and a large 20 oz. magnet.

Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter5"
  • Power Handling (RMS)50 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)100 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response90 to 15,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity90 dB 1W/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter1"
  • Magnet Weight20 oz.
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)92.2 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)7.1 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.78 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)4.99
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.54
  • Total Q (Qts)0.49
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)0.16 ft.³
  • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)0.59 mm/N
  • BL Product (BL)6.11 Tm
  • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)5.07g
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)2 mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd)73.9 cm²
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialPaper
  • Surround MaterialCloth
  • Voice Coil Wire MaterialCopper
  • Voice Coil FormerAluminum
  • Basket / Frame MaterialSteel
  • Magnet MaterialFerrite
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter5.2"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter4.41"
  • Depth2.66"
  • # Mounting Holes4
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume0.07 ft.³
  • Sealed F3161 Hz
  • Vented Volume0.24 ft.³
  • Vented F380 Hz
Dayton Audio PA130-8 5" Full Range PA Driver
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelPA130-8
  • Part Number295-010
  • UPC844632000195
  • Product CategoryWoofers, Subwoofers & Midrange Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (32 Reviews)
  • Weight3 lbs.
  • Case Qty12
  • 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 PA130-8 5" Full Range PA Driver
Dayton Audio PA130-8 5" Full Range PA Driver is rated 4.5625 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome speakerThese's little bad boys rock ' could not believe how bright they sound in my Optimus 4000 cabinet which I replace the midrange speakers on both cabinet .
Date published: 2014-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from first time replacementlove the Dayton speaker this is my first replacement
Date published: 2014-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HIGH EFFICIENCY AND HIGH SPLBuilt two v- shaped cabinets ( 4 drivers each side) 8 total, just big enough to hold the drivers. wired 2 drivers in series for 16 ohms, paired them with another 2 also wired in series. Wired these 4 drivers(at 16 ohms) in parallel gives me 8 ohms (for 4 drivers) put these 4 in parallel with the other 4 drivers (wired the same way) you have 4 ohms per cabinet. And about 100 db We just tried these cabs in an outdoor venue on stands about 6 feet high, project good sound for over 100 yards!!! 150 to 200 watts is plenty of power. (600 watt mixer volume control on # 3.......Very impressive. Be careful everyone wants a set... Can carry both cabs at one time with handles installed. $350. plus some plywood. $1000. to buy commercially. Go dayton
Date published: 2014-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dayton Audio PA130-8 5" Full Range PA DriverGreat little speaker. I use 4 of these in a small column speaker for a PA application where I must have music and voice and both be heard clearly.Great product and great price.
Date published: 2013-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great replacement speakerGreat sound, great price... Only minor problem is that I did not check the mounting information provided by Parts Express, which states it is a 5.2" speaker, so I had to customize the case since I needed a 5"... So note to all please check in the future, to prevent user error... Otherwise I am very pleased with the product
Date published: 2013-09-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great valuethis speaker is better quality than the original cabinet speaker.
Date published: 2013-05-17
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Dayton Audio PA130-8 5" Full Range PA Driver

I have a pair of JBL J50's, the 5" woofers are shot beyond needing new foam.  I like sharp solid bass and i drive them with clean power. Crossover is 2200Hz, tweets are fine, the PA130-8 at 90 hz is not as low as stock, will I be thrilled with these?

Asked by: joewinslow111
Unfortunately I cannot say how you will like a certain item as a replacement. These will probably not have the low end the old ones did even with the same enclosure tuning, but they will more than likely be more sensitive. You will also want to verify the woofer frame diameter, this Dayton is about 5.2", so if the JBL is exactly 5" you may have to modify the enclosure.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-03-24

Based off a previous question, the recommended vented volume for a single woofer is .26 cubic feet. What would it be for two woofers per vented box? To clarify, would it simply be double the volume or how does that work?

Asked by: Tborlee
Yes when you double the number of drivers you simply double the volume of the enclosure and number of ports for the same tuning frequency and F3.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-02-13

I am going to try these for optimus 77 speaker replacements. The woofer in these is 5 inch round about 2 5/8 deep I can cut the 2 side down a little to make them fit but what is the hole spacing on these. I can always redrill if needed.

Asked by: Gordy55
The hole spacing on this driver is 4.75".
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-01-06

I want to build an aura-clone, ive seen a diy article minus dimensions with this speaker, can you help with proper size for optimum response. cordially don ward

Asked by: d ward
I am not familiar with that particular design, but the recommend vented box for this woofer is .26 cubic feet. With a 1-1/2" diameter, 2-1/4" long port the tuning frequency will be about 73 Hz and provide a flat response.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-09

what size speaker box for 4 of these?

I would like to build apair of sealed boxes with 4 of these speakers in each wired in series parallel to remain 8 ohms.i will be sending the lows(100 hz and lower)to subs so I don't need fantastic bass response and would like to make the boxes as small as possible to hang from my ceiling.
Asked by: bigboomer
Four of these require only 0.27 cubic feet for the flattest response.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-03-27

What size cabinet for 2 of them for small PA or Monitors?

I was thinking about running 2 of these with a tweeter for some small PA tops. What size cabinet world work best? Ported, sealed?Thanks!
Asked by: Brown
If two woofers and a tweeter - have the tweeter on top and vertical or you will have crossover and phase issues. D'Apolito designs are challenging... You need to google search a box calculator. Plug in the T/S specs and you will see the difference in response curves for both ported and sealed. Some speakers lend themselves better to one or the other. You will see by the specs. If sealed, and you want accurate sound, go for a total Qts of .707
Answered by: MarkAJH
Date published: 2012-07-15
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