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Dayton Audio RS722BK Speaker Kit Gloss Black

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Dayton Audio RS722BK Speaker Kit Gloss Black

Brand:|Model: RS722BK|Part # 302-970
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.
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  • Dayton Audio® Reference Series drivers
  • Piano-quality black lacquer finish cabinet
  • Frequency response: 41 Hz to 20 kHz
  • SPL: 87.5 dB 2.83V/1m
  • Power handling: 100 watts RMS
  • Impedance: 4 ohms
  • Cabinet dimensions: 22" H x 9" W x 13.5" D

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Dayton Audio RS722BK Speaker Kit Gloss Black

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. Available in your choice of cabinet finishes (gloss black, cherry, maple), and in straight- or arc-sided versions. Sold individually.

Specifications: • Impedance: 4 ohms • Frequency response: 41-20,000 Hz • SPL: 87.5 dB 2.83V/1m • Power handling: 100 watts RMS • Dimensions: 22" H x 9" W x 13.5" D.

Now shipping with pre-assembled crossovers. No more soldering!

Dayton Audio® loudspeaker kits are designed to offer the speaker-building hobbyist truly high-end sound quality and aesthetic appeal. Because they are based on the Dayton Audio finished loudspeaker cabinets, the appearance of these systems is world-class. Your choice of three beautiful exterior surfaces (gloss black, cherry, and maple) and two styles (straight- or arc-sided) is sure to blend with any decor.

All engineering from cabinet to crossover was done in the U.S.A., ensuring Dayton Audio speakers will faithfully reproduce the music that you know, with tonal qualities that you prefer. Strong bass and a very smooth top end without unnatural midrange glare are traits common to all Dayton Audio designs. The superb performance of these speakers is guaranteed; the choice of which one is for you should be based on cabinet size, output requirements, driver preference, and personal cosmetic appeal. Although Dayton Audio kits can be assembled by a beginner in one or two hours, the speaker systems' acoustical performance reveals their superb technical pedigree.

Since these speakers are in kit form, you will realize substantial savings by building them yourself. All woodworking has been done; assembly consists of securing drivers and ports, attaching damping materials, and wiring the crossovers and drivers. The process does not require expensive tools or measurement equipment—a general knowledge of electronics is helpful but not required. Crossover networks are completely pre-assembled and ready to connect to the drivers and input terminals using the supplied wires and push-on terminals. No soldering required!

Dayton Audio offers a completely new level of quality previously unavailable in commercially available loudspeaker kits. All of the critical aspects of high-end loudspeaker design and manufacturing have finally been combined into the ultimate DIY kit-building experience. You can own a finished speaker system rivaling those found at exotic high-end salons, and best of all you'll be able to say "I built it myself!"

Product Specifications
  • Cabinet OptionsFinished
  • Speaker TypeBookshelf
  • Woofer Diameter7"
  • Input Rating8 ohm
  • Configuration2-way (MTM)
  • ColorGloss Black
  • Cabinet Dimensions (H x W x D)22" x 9" x 13.5"
Dayton Audio RS722BK Speaker Kit Gloss Black
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelRS722BK
  • Part Number302-970
  • UPC844632067341
  • Product CategorySpeaker Kits
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (2 Reviews)
  • Weight54.69 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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Dayton Audio RS722BK Speaker Kit Gloss Black is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dayton Audio RS722BKThis is an easy kit and all went well within 30 minutes. The cabinet is well packed and it is built with quality. I bought this to use as center channel for dialogue for home theatre The sound gets better each day as I listen to the speaker. It is clear and vibrant, better than the Hifi front towers I have.There are a couple drawbacks that resulted a 4 star rating. First the ported cone are screw-on and not flush mount using glue or adhesive. Second, the price for each kit is a bit expensive. I think this would be a 5 star all around if it is priced at $250. I am basing the comparison with Swan Diva 5.2 priced at $750/pair full tower speaker.
Date published: 2013-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sweet sounding speakerI built myself a pair of these back when it was showcased in the Parts Express flyer. Like the product description says they have excellent imaging. The RS tweeter is very clean sounding and detailed, especially in the lower frequency range. RS woofers sound clean too, with good low end extension.For the asking price this kit is a great value considering its performance. Similar sounding store bought speakers usually cost twice as much, if not more.
Date published: 2008-03-09
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Dayton Audio RS722BK Speaker Kit Gloss Black

Does this kit use the shielded version of the tweeter & woofer? Instruction manual say shielded. Also, Is the crossover design and component values listed in the owners manual for use with shielded or non-shielded tweeter and woofer? 

Asked by: Patton69
The kit uses shielded woofers but a non shielded tweeter, since the shielded tweeter has been discontinued. The crossover is designed with the shielded drivers in mind, but there is not enough of a difference to matter with the high pass.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-11-11

Does PE sell just the assembled cross over for this design? I already have the speakers and will make my own boxes?

Asked by: Patton69
Unfortunately we do not offer the crossovers for this design separately.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-11

Is there a way to get the impedance of this kit to either 6 or 8 ohms? I like this kit, but my amplifier is only stable down to 6 ohms...

Asked by: Blank74
Unfortunately there is not, the only way to use this kit is with a 4 ohm stable amplifier.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-11

hi my receiver 150w per channel ,this dual woofer will be handle?thanks

Asked by: donle1975
These speakers will handle 120 watts RMS so you have just the right amount of headroom with your amplifier. You will want to watch woofer excursion levels at high volumes.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-02-07

Horizontol position

Can this speaker be used in horizontal position as a center channel?
Asked by: jeezmo
Yes this can be used horizontally.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-02-26
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