Dayton Audio RS722 Speaker Kit w/o Cabinet

Dayton Audio RS722 Speaker Kit w/o Cabinet

Brand:| Model: RS722
Overview
If you demand a speaker that excels at imaging, dynamic range, and sheer realism, the RS722 system is the clear solution.
Highlights
  • Designed to offer truly high-end sound quality and aesthetic appeal
  • Dayton Audio Reference Series woofer and tweeter
  • Pre-assembled crossover – plug and play
  • Enjoy substantial savings compared to finished systems
  • No expensive tools, measurement equipment, or soldering required
  • Everything you need – just add an enclosure!
Part # 
302-857
Weight: 19.55 lbs.  
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Product Details

Dayton Audio RS722 Speaker Kit w/o Cabinet

Inspired by the DIY Project Showcase's popular "Dr. K's MTM." The RS722 speaker system features two of the most popular Dayton Reference Series drivers: the RS28A-4 1-1/8" Aluminum Dome Tweeter, and a pair of RS180S-8 7" Aluminum Woofers. A carefully tuned crossover design composed of premium capacitors, inductors, and resistors integrates these world-class drivers. The results are simply astounding, with soundstage, presentation, and accuracy rivaling much higher priced off-the-shelf speakers. If you demand a speaker that excels at imaging, dynamic range, and sheer realism, the RS722 system is the clear solution.

Specifications: • Impedance: 4 ohms • Frequency response: 41-20,000 Hz • SPL: 87.5 dB 2.83V/1m • Power handling: 100 watts RMS • Recommended cabinet internal volume: 1.0 cu. ft. • Sold individually.



Product Specifications
  • Cabinet OptionsWithout Cabinet
  • Speaker TypeBookshelf
  • Woofer Diameter7"
  • Input Rating8 ohm
  • Configuration2-way
Dayton Audio RS722 Speaker Kit w/o Cabinet
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelRS722
  • Part Number302-857
  • UPC844632069321
  • Product CategorySpeaker Kits
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (2 Reviews)
  • Weight19.55 lbs.
  • 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 RS722 Speaker Kit w/o Cabinet
Dayton Audio RS722 Speaker Kit w/o Cabinet is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very surprised! :) Very happy!I had an old pair of infinity cabinets about 9" wide and 36" tall so I busted out all the old and built a 1 cf ft. cabinet inside with a shelf and couple supports. Made a new baffle cutting holes with the Jasper Circle Jig Model 200 and wow! Set them up for a friend in his man room and they sounded good right off the bat using an almost 20 yr. old Dennon, nothing special. Next will be some better equipment driving them... anxious for that! Couple weeks, they will be even better. I am planning on building another pair soon and making cabinets from scratch and I expect nothing but WOW! great buy and surprisingly low tones.... Love it!
Date published: 2013-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent value and sound quality!The sound quality of this kit is very comparable to offerings from well respected companies that are at least into the several thousand dollar range. From Mid-bass through the top end these speakers are very articulate, accurate and never in your face. I was actually suprised by the amount of bass produced by this system in the smallish boxes the design called for. I am certain you can get a more low end extension if you designed a little more box, but with my home theater subs filling in the low end, I am quite satisfied. The only negative thing I have had with this kit experience is that one of the low pass crossovers arrived non-functional. The problem was 2-fold. The crossover comes with a fiberboard type back attached to it with rivets which covers all the solder connections. Deciding to see what the problem was, I removed the cover and started troubleshooting. On the 2nd inductor in the circut, there was a cold solder joint. To compound this, it appears that the solder joints are trimmed with some type of wire cutters or something to allow the board backing to be installed. When the cold joint was trimmed, it left that joint electrically open. After finding this, I resoldered all of the joints on all of the boards just to be sure, but that was the only one bad enough to cause an immediate problem and everything is now working great.
Date published: 2010-04-13

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Dayton Audio RS722 Speaker Kit w/o Cabinet

Does the kit come with enclosure instructions or are we on our own? If on own, where would I find hints and ideas on how to box them. I have the tools and knowhow on building something like this, but not the layout of the speakers etc.

Asked by: pmaru77
The manual for the kit has the recommended enclosure dimensions as well as baffle layout. The tweeter dimensions are not listed but it is centered horizontally on the baffle and offset 3/4" from vertical center.www.parts-express.com/pedocs/manuals/302-857--rs722-user-manual.pdf
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-16

I intend to use this speaker for an in-wall solution. Is it possible despite such a flat box I will have to build? If it is so, are there any blueprint examples? What kind of port is best to use due to the flat box?

Asked by: Drutten
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: 2014-11-05

What passive, if any, would you recommend for this kit?  if so how many cu ft? Thanks Too bad you do not make a floor standing TL cabinet for this kit. 

Asked by: Louie666
The recommended volume for two of these with a passive radiator is 1.8 cubic feet. Using one Dayton SD270-PR with no weight added, you will have a tuning frequency of 36 Hz and in room response to about 30.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-06-17

Single speaker or pair?

Hi, sorry if this a silly question as the ad does say "sold individually" but the price just doesn't seem to add up compared to the cost of individual components.Is this kit for a single speaker or for a pair of speakers?Thanks.
Asked by: DaleRous
This kit includes components for one speaker.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-10-28

I have two DC28F-8silk dome tweeters (new). Can these be used? If so, what changes to xover. If not, what kit for very high end mini-monitors?

I need very flat from 100-15k with good dynamic range.
Asked by: South1
Unfortunately no this is not recommended. This kit as it is will make a very nice mini-monitor and have very flat response in your intended passband.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-05-29

Cabinet details

Where would I find suggested Cabinet size or plans, or a pre made cabinet? Also is this for a pair of speakers or priced as one?
Asked by: techguyjack
We offer this kit with and without cabinets. The cabinet that is included with the other kits is 1.0 cubic feet tuned to about 45 Hz, you can see those kits in the link below. If you wanted to build a cabinet, I would recommend 1.8 cubic feet with a 3" diameter port that is 5" long. This will tune the enclosure to about 35 Hz. If you wanted to use a sealed design, I would recommend 0.75-1.0 cubic foot for an in-room response into the upper 30's.http://www.parts-express.com/term/rs722?srch=rs722
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-01-17

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