GRS 4FR-8 Full-Range 4-1/2" Speaker Pioneer Type A11EC80-02F 8 Ohm

Brand:| Model: 4FR-8
The GRS 4FR-8 is perfect for compact designs that require wide-bandwidth, high-sensitivity performance at an economical price. It’s also a drop-in replacement for other popular 4-1/2" full-range drivers.
  • Replacement for Pioneer A11EC80-02F
  • Extended bandwidth and high sensitivity
  • Natural-sounding paper cone
  • Quality GRS construction and 3-year warranty
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Weight: 2.1500 lbs.  
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GRS 4FR-8 Full-Range 4-1/2" Speaker Pioneer Type A11EC80-02F 8 Ohm

GRS 4FR-8 full-range 4-1/2" speaker features a well-damped paper cone and long-lasting treated fabric surround. Its design parameters have been carefully chosen to suit a wide variety of enclosures for hi-fi or commercial use, and it's great for use as a full-range driver or as a high-sensitivity midwoofer.

The large ceramic motor structure and lightweight Kapton voice coil former ensure crisp, highly-dynamic reproduction. This driver is a perfect drop-in replacement for the classic Pioneer model A11EC80-02F full-range driver, or other popular 4-1/2" full-range drivers.

Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter4-1/2"
  • Power Handling (RMS)15 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)30 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response100 to 10,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity91 dB 1W/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter1"
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)100 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)8.11 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.71 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)5.14
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.98
  • Total Q (Qts)0.82
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)0.11 ft.³
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)1 mm
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialPaper
  • Surround MaterialCloth
  • Basket / Frame MaterialSteel
  • Magnet MaterialFerrite
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter4.5"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter4.01"
  • Depth2.71"
  • # Mounting Holes4
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume0.05 ft.³
  • Sealed F3135 Hz
  • Vented Volume0.1 ft.³
  • Vented F395 Hz
GRS 4FR-8 Full-Range 4-1/2" Speaker Pioneer Type A11EC80-02F 8 Ohm
  • BrandGRS
  • Model4FR-8
  • Part Number292-434
  • UPC844632091391
  • Product CategoryMidrange / Midbass Drivers & Full-Range Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (11 Reviews)
  • Weight2.1500 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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GRS 4FR-8 Full-Range 4-1/2" Speaker Pioneer Type A11EC80-02F 8 Ohm
GRS 4FR-8 Full-Range 4-1/2" Speaker Pioneer Type A11EC80-02F 8 Ohm is rated 4.5455 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sounding speaker!Seems very well built. I don't know how they can put together something this good for so little money.
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 4.5" replacement mid-range driverReceived the item as described and on time. Installed and it's working as expected.
Date published: 2015-01-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quality UnitsThe speakers are of fine quality and perform beautifully. I think the price is fair and competitive.I had to adapt the mounting process to my enclosure, OK, but I suggest the exact spacing measurement of the mounting holes, the maximum measurement of the outside (front) frame, and the maximum inner frame diameter be listed in the product descripiton.
Date published: 2014-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little speaker!I bought these to place in an empty cabinet I had bought on eBay. Fit perfectly, with no issues. Still waiting to figure out what to do for x-overs and tweeters, so I haven't heard them yet. So far, though, I'm impressed.s
Date published: 2014-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Speaker ReplacementThis speaker replacement performed better than the original speaker
Date published: 2014-08-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Drop-in replacement for Bose 901 (I, II)The original 901 used the CTS 4C1077 driver. I am no expert, but believe that exact replacements for that driver are not available. However, the GRS 4FR-8 is close (thus 4 stars). It's certainly a drop in ("screw in"?) replacement. Specs (ohms, power handling, FR) are similar. Say what you will of the Bose 901, but they are durable: I estimate ("WAG") maybe 60-75% of original drivers still are ok. Bose 901 (I, II) can be bought for $150-300 the pair. I am glad to have found this PE replacement instead of the hit-or-miss nature of cannibilizing old 901s. It's likely, that if you put all or mostly GRS drivers into a 901, the performance will differ. This is easily addressed by using DSP for the active EQ and room EQ too. Unless you're collecting antiques, sell the Active EQ back into the cloud for $50 or $75. I do!
Date published: 2014-07-27
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GRS 4FR-8 Full-Range 4-1/2" Speaker Pioneer Type A11EC80-02F 8 Ohm

What is the effective piston area for this driver?

Asked by: Cambe
The Sd of this driver is 62.04 sq cm.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-04-22

I'm replacing a driver for a Polk Audio model RM40T.  This'll be my first endeavour.   By all means, it seems it will be a perfect fit, but I don't know if it will have a noticeable difference in quality of sound between a poly cone and a paper cone, etc

Asked by: Kanople
Poly and paper cones share a lot of similarities in terms of tone, damping characteristics, etc. The difference in drivers will have more of an impact on sound than just the cone material alone. 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: 2015-04-17

recommends vented cabinet of 0.1cuft, will the inside dimensions 8"(H), 6(W),4(D), nearly correct?, also how about the vent? size, length of tube if not simple opening?

Asked by: gychang
Yes those dimensions are going to work out just fine. I would recommend a 1" diameter, 2" long port for this application.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-03-17

What is the terminal width on these drivers?

Asked by: TXATC
These terminals are 0.205" wide each.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-03-11

Will this fit some old mission m70

Asked by: mickey54
We do not have a cross reference available for this type of thing. 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: 2015-03-02

Will this work as a true full range speaker driver? I'm new to this and I would like to put this into a small bookshelf cabinet, run wire to it, and add binding posts, then call it good. Will this produce the full frequency spectrum? 

Asked by: SW88
This is a pretty subjective question. This driver plays pretty well up to about 10kHz but will start to lose volume above that. This would work well for some people as a full range, but others might want a bit more extension. Unfortunately I cannot say whether it would sound good enough for your application or not.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-02-11
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