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ESS 689-1012 10" Cast Frame Woofer Speaker

Brand:|Model: 689-1012
The ESS 689-1012 10" woofer mates perfectly with the ESS AMT-1 Air Motion Transformer, as well as offering great performance in almost any high-quality audio application.
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  • Treated and reinforced paper cone with rubber half-roll surround
  • Attractive, sturdy cast aluminum frame keeps components in alignment
  • Pure copper 1-1/2" voice coil wound on black aluminum former provides high power handling
  • Linear suspension system and bumped back plate for maximum bass
  • Highly conductive/fatigue resistant woven tinsel leads
  • Superior transient response guarantees highly accurate sound reproduction
  • Drop-in replacement for the ESS AMT Monitor speaker system

Product Details

ESS 689-1012 10" Cast Frame Woofer Speaker

Famous for the superb Air Motion Transformer mid/high transducer, ESS also manufactures woofers that match the AMT's quality and performance. The ESS 689-1012 10" woofer features a specially coated and reinforced paper cone with half-roll rubber surround, the combination of which provides a perfect balance of mass, rigidity, and good linear excursion capabilities.

A cast aluminum frame protects and aligns the woofer's critical moving components, as well as avoiding the diversion or dissipation of the 35 oz. ceramic magnet's high motor strength. Highly conductive and fatigue resistant woven tinsel leads establish a reliable connection between the high-power 1-1/2" copper voice coil and the oxidation resistant gold-plated input terminals.

Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter10"
  • Power Handling (RMS)80 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)160 Watts
  • Impedance4 ohms
  • Frequency Response43 to 2,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity90.6 dB 1W/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter1.5"
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)27 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)3.4 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)1.2 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)4.1
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.54
  • Total Q (Qts)0.48
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)1.75 ft.³
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)4 mm
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialCoated Paper
  • Surround MaterialRubber
  • Voice Coil Wire MaterialCopper
  • Voice Coil FormerAluminum
  • Basket / Frame MaterialCast Aluminum
  • Magnet MaterialFerrite
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter10.625"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter9.375"
  • Depth4.5"
  • # Mounting Holes4
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume0.93 ft.³
  • Sealed F345 Hz
  • Vented Volume2.51 ft.³
  • Vented F322 Hz
ESS 689-1012 10" Cast Frame Woofer Speaker
  • BrandESS Labs Inc.
  • Model689-1012
  • Part Number264-620
  • UPC844632092695
  • Product CategoryWoofers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (3 Reviews)
  • Weight7 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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