Goldwood GW-10PC-8 10" Heavy Duty Woofer 8 Ohm

Goldwood GW-10PC-8 10" Heavy Duty Woofer 8 Ohm

Brand:| Model: GW-10PC-8
Overview
The Heavy Duty PC Series is available in 4 ohm and 8 ohm versions for automotive and home audio applications. The woofers feature aluminum die-cast frames, knurled and gold-plated binding posts, rubber surrounds, and vented pole pieces with bumped back plates.
Part # 
290-324
Weight: 7.4 lbs.  
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Goldwood GW-10PC-8 10" Heavy Duty Woofer 8 Ohm

The Heavy Duty PC Series is available in 4 ohm and 8 ohm versions for automotive and home audio applications. The woofers handle the most powerful of amplifiers while maintaining sonic excellence. They feature aluminum die-cast frames, knurled and gold-plated binding posts, rubber surrounds, and vented pole pieces with bumped back plates.



Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter10"
  • Power Handling (RMS)140 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)270 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response36 to 5,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity90.4 dB 2.83V/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter1.5"
  • Magnet Weight40 oz.
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)47.89 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)7.23 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)1.86 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)4.85
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.53
  • Total Q (Qts)0.47
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)1.1 ft.³
  • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)0.19 mm/N
  • BL Product (BL)15.47 Tm
  • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)57.76g
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)5 mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd)344.9 cm²
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialPoly
  • Surround MaterialRubber
  • Basket / Frame MaterialCast Aluminum
  • Magnet MaterialFerrite
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter10.25"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter9.125"
  • Depth4.375"
  • # Mounting Holes4
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume0.45 ft.³
  • Sealed F382 Hz
  • Vented Volume1.47 ft.³
  • Vented F342 Hz
Goldwood GW-10PC-8 10" Heavy Duty Woofer 8 Ohm
  • BrandGoldwood
  • ModelGW-10PC-8
  • Part Number290-324
  • UPC643420100204
  • Product CategoryWoofers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (40 Reviews)
  • Weight7.4 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Reviews

Goldwood GW-10PC-8 10" Heavy Duty Woofer 8 Ohm
Goldwood GW-10PC-8 10" Heavy Duty Woofer 8 Ohm is rated 4.525 out of 5 by 40.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Extremely well built for the priceI used this woofer in a 3-way-design rebuild of a mid-century stereo cabinet. Because the cabinet has huge enclosures for the speakers, I made some sealed boxes (approximately 0.5 cu ft volume per PE's suggestion) attached to the back of the front mounting boards.Although the published spec's suggest this is a fairly efficient woofer, it really isn't, as shown on the response curve provided by PE. The acoustic suspension design doesn't help in the efficiency department either. However, I really don't care because I love tight, punchy base and this speaker delivers.Of course, it is necessary to attenuate the mid and high drivers to match the woofer's relatively lower output level. Not being a crossover-design maven, I simply wired L-pads up to both the tweeters and mids to balance things out. Then, I spent a few evenings listening to one of this country's great classical FM stations that has live broadcasts featuring extended male-voice interviews. By tweaking the L-pads I was able to "tune" the system to achieve realistic, balanced tonal output between the three levels of drivers.I would rate this speaker higher. However, we all know that in absolute terms there are better speakers available . . . if you have a big enough wallet to afford them. That said, though, you're not likely to find a better built woofer with a die-cast frame, rigid plastic cones and rubber surrounds at this price.
Date published: 2014-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good quality replacementJust installed (4) into a pair of ESS Heil AMT3s. I have to say I think they sound better than the originals did back in 1978. They were actually 101/8" so the recess on the baffle had to be enlarged by 1/8". No other installation issues. Very tight bass with this enclosure.
Date published: 2014-03-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Smooth, warm and punchy.Replaced some failing poly woofers with these. A nice, surprising improvement. Smooth response. Nice and warm. My only nit, I don't love the terminals. I prefer the spade type you can solder your wires to. But no matter, I'm impressed.
Date published: 2014-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best bang for the buckI use 4 of these woofers in medium size boxes that are supposed to be in trucks in my garage with a 100 watt amp and the sound is incredible. I was so impressed that I have bought some to replace speakers for other people and they love it too. Thanks parts express, Even your economy shipping is better than most companies.
Date published: 2013-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic SpeakersI am not a audio technician but it was very easy to change the woofers in my 30 year old Norman 11 Speakers. I removed the old speaker that I blew and replaced with the new Goldwood Heavy duty speakers . The new speakers sound terrific . I Think that I will buy some more of the Goldwood woofers for another pair of speaker that I own.
Date published: 2013-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very satisfied, thanks.Awesome for the price, very good. awesome very verty very very good
Date published: 2013-03-06

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Goldwood GW-10PC-8 10" Heavy Duty Woofer 8 Ohm

I was thinking about using this woofer in a two way build with Dayton Audio DC28F-8 tweeter and Dayton Audio XO2W-2.5K crossover in a 1.94 cubic feet enclosure. How do you think the system will perform?

Asked by: Big_Louis_1971
This would not be the best woofer for use in a two way design. I would recommend adding a small midrange, maybe 4-5" to help cover the upper bass - upper midrange area. This woofer starts rolling off around 1kHz.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-18

What size are the screws to mount this woofer?

Asked by: DeepSouth
I would recommend standard #8 x 1" wood screws.http://www.parts-express.com/8-x-1-deep-thread-pan-head-screws-black-100-pcs--081-425
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-04-04

Need a port size & length (round and square) for a 1.53 c.f. enclosure on the 8 ohm version of this woofer.

Asked by: DeepSouth
3" diameter, 6-1/2" long for a tuning frequency of 38 Hz.2-1/2" x 2-1/2" and 6" long for the same tuning frequency.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-03-21

Have 20 year old Infinity Reference Six towers, 10" woofers rotted (part 902-4599). No specs on original woofer. Was looking at GW-10PC as replacement. 4 or 8 ohm? Does it matter?

Asked by: InfinityBob
You will have to measure the DC resistance of the voice coil on the original woofer to get the proper impedance. The Goldwoods will work well as replacements, just make sure you put the proper impedance woofer back in the cabinet.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-03-15

Will a 60W amp be enough to drive these?

Asked by: LenH
Yes 60 watts will be enough to drive these to over excursion without much of an issue.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-02-27

how would you cross this over? running it with goldwood 8" woofer

Both would be woofers in the bass module part of speakergodlwood 8" heavy duty + this 10" incher
Asked by: Ultuma
First, you do not want two different sized woofers sharing the same airspace in the cabinet. If one will be used as a dedicated midrange and will have its own airspace, the crossover point depends on the specific application.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-02-27

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