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HiVi M6N 6" Aluminum/Magnesium Midbass

Brand:|Model: M6N|Part # 297-441
A shielded magnet structure allows the HiVi M6N to be incorporated easily into audio/video speaker applications.
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  • Symmetrical Motor Drive (SMD) reduces distortion
  • Advanced magnesium/aluminum alloy cone provides optimal stiffness and damping
  • Hi-temp voice coil and former for high power handling
  • Magnetically shielded
  • Dynamic, accurate performance

Product Details

HiVi M6N 6" Aluminum/Magnesium Midbass

A shielded magnet structure allows the HiVi M6N to be incorporated easily into audio/video speaker applications. The driver may be used in a small closed box as a midrange unit in a 3-way system and the good extension (50 Hz) in a vented enclosure allows for use in a 2-way, two-driver or MTM configured system.

Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter6"
  • Power Handling (RMS)45 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)90 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response46 to 8,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity89 dB 2.83V/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter1"
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)46 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)6.5 ohms
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)4.69
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.42
  • Total Q (Qts)0.39
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)0.77 ft.³
  • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)NULL mm/N
  • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)13.6g
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)4.3 mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd)NULL cm²
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialAluminum / Magnesium
  • Voice Coil FormerKapton® / Polyimide
  • Magnet MaterialFerrite
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter7"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter5.313"
  • Depth4.0625"
  • # Mounting Holes4
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume0.23 ft.³
  • Sealed F387 Hz
  • Vented Volume0.72 ft.³
  • Vented F346 Hz
HiVi M6N 6" Aluminum/Magnesium Midbass
  • BrandHiVi
  • ModelM6N
  • Part Number297-441
  • UPC844632022616
  • Product CategoryWoofers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (19 Reviews)
  • Weight6.06 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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HiVi M6N 6" Aluminum/Magnesium Midbass
HiVi M6N 6" Aluminum/Magnesium Midbass is rated 4.5789 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great as a midrangeUsed this speaker as a midrange speaker on my 3 way floor speakers. They sound great just as good as my Klipsch F3. Used the HiVi 8" as woofer and Tymphany 1" Textile Dome Tweeter. This is my first speaker build. The only reason I did not give it five stars I have nothing to compare them with yet.
Date published: 2015-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from M6NWell what can I say about the M6N's, when combine with the PT2C-8's and the Dayton XO2W 3000Hz crossovers I am astounded by the sound the subtle sounds that are there but could not be heard by any speaker system I had in the past I can hear now I am transcended to another realm.
Date published: 2015-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great imaging and holographic sound!I just completed my speaker project and am quite thrilled with the HiVi's. These are electrostatic midtweeters crossed down to the HiVi 6" drivers. I couldn't find anything that could run with the imaging and accuracy of the electrostatics, so I tried these magnesium cones and it was a perfect match. The imaging is holographic. The piano sounds lifelike, and you can hear all the subtle overtones of each note. Voice is lifelike. They would match up excellently to any ribbon tweeter as well. The only caveats I would recommend is that the HiVis need an inductor to cross them down no higher than 5000hz, as they have a very shrill peak at the top end. Also, they are midbasses, not woofers. they need to be crossed down to a subwoofer at around 200-150hz or the bass will be seriously lacking. I made my speakers out of "8 inch" pine boards from home depot. Minimal damping material needed. All the best and God bless.
Date published: 2015-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Speaker upgrade for MTX AAL212One of the 4" mids on a set off AAL212's I picked up for cheap had a broken dust cap so I decided to up the size to a 6" and see how it turned out. It's a whole new level of brilliance and mid-bass to otherwise ok sounding speakers. Definitely recommend these for a great price.
Date published: 2015-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pylithean Hobbiest.Super smooth vocals. It maid my sound just right in front With PDBT-19 1' In Titanium TWT. With 5.25 low pass Aluminum Bass 50-450 hrz My crossover is at 3250 hrz. I had to put a 7.5 ohm with the TWT.
Date published: 2014-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from See it in action for yourselfI buy these because they are an excellent all around solid performer with the sound I am looking for
Date published: 2014-02-03
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HiVi M6N 6" Aluminum/Magnesium Midbass

I´m planning to build a 2-way with this diver and a Tang Band 28-847SD crossed at 3,500 Hz with Dayton Audio XO2W-3.5K 2-Way Speaker Crossover in a 0.4ft3 ported box, what would be the best tuning frequency?

Asked by: Gnomog
The best tuning frequency for this combination is a 2 inch diameter port, 5-1/2 inches long. This tunes the cabinet to 56 Hz and Yields an F3 of 63 Hz.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2016-02-03

Would it be possible to provide the "Graphs/FRD/ZMA Data Files" fro this speaker - please?

Asked by: 8054tom
I am sorry, We do not currently have these measurements available. If we are able to get them though we will post links under the manuals and resources section.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2016-01-26

I have a little boston acoustics "subwoofer" with a 6" driver that has foam rot. It is a bandpass box with a sealed rear chamber and ported front chamber. Would this be a good replacement? A set of new foams is the same price as this driver is.

Asked by: Lunchbox44
Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-09-21

These are the drivers that seem to be the best in the price point. What is the volume displaced by the driver? 

Asked by: FellCrustacean8
This woofer displaces 0.028 cubic feet.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-08-17

Hello, I am an owner of these speakers, and was wondering if there is a way to get more bass from them.  I have a 1" x 5" bass port and .72 cu ft box.  Would either widening the port or adding a second HiVi woofer help extend the bass response?  Thanks.

Asked by: Frankenspeaker
Right now you have two issues; the port size is far too small so you are essentially "choking" the output of the woofer. It is also tuned far too low as it is now (about 22 Hz) which will take a way a lot of the perceived bass response you should be getting. I would recommend replacing the port with a 2" diameter, 5" long port to bring the tuning frequency up to about 42 Hz. Adding a second woofer will not help with extension but it will help with output. You would need more airspace to make this worthwhile though.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-07-16

Hello everyone and thank you for your help. I would like to use two drivers per speaker box and was wondering what size difference this would make in the enclosure?   Also, will a 1 1/8" x 6.5" bass port work? Thanks!      

Asked by: Audiophileforever
The enclosure volume will double if you add a second woofer. That port is on the small side for a pair of these. In the recommended vented volume, I would use a 2.5" diameter, 3.5" long port for a tuning frequency of 45 Hz.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-03-05
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