HiVi M6N 6" Aluminum/Magnesium Midbass

Brand:| Model: M6N
A shielded magnet structure allows the HiVi M6N to be incorporated easily into audio/video speaker applications.
  • 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
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Weight: 6.06 lbs.  
List Price$45.99
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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
    (15 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 4.5333 out of 5 by 15.
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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little speaker - but how to mount securelyPut this in a ported .25 cu. ft. box .......... loudest speaker I ever heard ... quick clear clean and mean ....... a ton of bass............ but mounting this properly is a nightmare - flimsy poorly designed frame
Date published: 2014-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replace Sony 6.5"These speakers have a really crisp sound we updated an old pair of Sony Bookshelf units, also added a Port Tube 1-1/8" ID x 6-1/2" L Flared PE Part #: 260-472. they sound great and the Port tube really extends the base feel. Thinking about using several of these in a muliti speaker project some day....
Date published: 2011-10-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Pleased!I am using these in a 2-way setup, in a small (.25 cuft) sealed enclosure. They sound very good. Custom built xover at 2500hz with help from PE. Very clean and i was surprised at the amount of bass. Combined with the Usher tweeter they reproduce much clearer sound than the Bose 301's i was using. I only wish i had used 2 of them in each speaker for increased bass. Not necessary, but i would be interested to hear the difference. They perform very well even when pushed hard. At this price point these would be hard to beat!
Date published: 2011-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great DriverReplaced the 6 1/2 drivers out of an old pair of Infinty rs225. I was compleatly blown away by the performance of these drivers. Im no audiofile by any means, but the things sound amazing. Outstanding service from PE as well.
Date published: 2011-03-07
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HiVi M6N 6" Aluminum/Magnesium Midbass

Trying to figure out if this will fit in my Acoustic Research M4 woofer.This is a older model. Or what speaker would you recommend for replacement. Thank you Chris

Asked by: Roundhouse

The ideal sealed volume is listed as .23 cu ft.  Does the box need to be built oversized to account for the amount displaced by the speaker itself?  If so, how much additional volume? Thanks

Asked by: AbsoluterockEr
You could build the box to 0.25 or so to make up for it, but the woofer displacement will have almost no affect on the audible performance in a sealed box.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-01-05

Can you tell me the measurement between opposite mounting holes please

Asked by: puerileopportunist
The mounting holes are 6.65" apart measured across the cone.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-24

I want to put a HiVi M6N into a Realistic Minimus-5 2 way speakers with 6" woofer & peizo cermaic tweeter horn. The frequency response: 100-20k Hz, with 15 watts at 8 ohms. Outside dimensions: 12" x 9" x 6 1/2". Is this a good choice? Suggestions?

Asked by: jimchandler63
The volume is a bit on the small side for this woofer assuming the original cabinet is vented. A better choice would be the Dayton Classic 6-1/2", but we will need a few more details in order to help better. 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: 2014-08-18

I am wondering how 4 of these would work crossed over at 3500 hz with an Eminence APT 200 tweeter would sound. My goal is to make a high output center channel. Will these work fine crossed at 3500hz? I already have the horn (which sounds great) Thanks

Asked by: Andrew1996
Crossing these at 3,500 Hz should not be a problem. With four woofers wired series/parallel you will still likely need an L-pad on the horn tweeter but this will have to be determined by listening tests.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-10

what would be good a crossover network for a 2.5 way system TMM using 2 of these paired with a Q1R tweeter? each woofer would have its own space .70 cu ft maybe one sealed and one vented for the bottom woofer? also what ohm load would the amp see? thanks

Asked by: newkirkmills
I would recommend 2,500 Hz as a crossover point, second order. I would also recommend putting both woofers in the same chamber, or at least having them in the same volumes each and either both vented or both sealed.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-16
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