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Peerless 830878 3-1/2" Passive Radiator

Brand:| Model: 830878
Overview
A useful alternative to overlong ports, passive radiators like the Peerless 830878 offer designers a well-proven method of extending and enhancing bass response.
Highlights
  • Coated paper cone with rubber surround
  • Low resonance frequency for deepest possible bass
  • Cosmetic surface mount steel frame matches Peerless SDS series
  • Straight-sided frame fits into narrow enclosures and permits tight spacing
  • Compatible with small woofers by Peerless and others
Part # 
264-1060
Weight: 0.3 lbs.  
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Product Details

Peerless 830878 3-1/2" Passive Radiator

The Peerless 830878 3-1/2" passive radiator is a cosmetic and performance complement to the Peerless SDS Series woofers. Its attractive stamped steel frame, coated paper cone, and rubber surround are visual and performance matches with the Peerless speaker drivers. Passive radiators are a viable alternative to ports whenever duct length exceeds available enclosure space. May be used in multiples to achieve desired performance.

Specifications: • Fs: 29 Hz • Cms: 791 um/N • Mms: 38.5 g • Rms: 4.8 kg/s • Sd: 50.2 sq. cm. • Dimensions: Outside diameter: 4.85", 4.14" across flats, Cutout diameter: 3.64", Depth: 1.35".



Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter3-1/2"
Peerless 830878 3-1/2" Passive Radiator
  • BrandPeerless
  • Model830878
  • Part Number264-1060
  • UPC844632083914
  • Product CategoryPassive Radiators
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (2 Reviews)
  • Weight0.3 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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Peerless 830878 3-1/2" Passive Radiator
Peerless 830878 3-1/2" Passive Radiator is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful PR, necessary for many micro designsThere are many small boxes where you simply could not get a port to work. I used this in a 1 liter box (Parts Express 0.04 cu ft knockdown) with a 3" Fountek full range, tuned to 60 Hz. A port would give you chuffing, but this beautiful unit produces a lot of bass. Surprisingly strong bass actually. THE KEY is: I used a MiniDSP 2x4 unit to boost 8dB at 60Hz and a sharp high-pass filter just below that point which is absolutely necessary. I also used the MiniDSP to EQ the driver and these things sound gorgeous.
Date published: 2014-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really improves small speaker low endI build a lot of small speaker projects and of course low end is where small speaker simply cannot go by adding one of these to certain enclosures you can add more bass and really improve the sound.
Date published: 2014-10-26
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Peerless 830878 3-1/2" Passive Radiator

I would like to use one of these in a small enclosure using 2 Tectonic Elements TEBM65C20F-8 3-1/2" BMR Full-Range Speaker 8 Ohm drivers.  Would this passive radiator help give me more bass in this application? 

Asked by: Travis51
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Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-02-27

hi, i want to make a portable BT speaker using a TA2024 amplifier and a pair of Tang Band W2-800SL 2 "I want to make it as small as possible, the idea will be in 4" x4 "x10" my question is: if I use this passive radiator would need to place a subwoofer?

Asked by: AwayZz
I would not recommend using that passive radiator with a pair of those drivers. They are not designed to product much below about 150 Hz, but they will work in a smaller volume than you have planned. If you port them in that volume with two 1-1/2" ports that are 1-1/2" long each you will have a tuning frequency of about 160 Hz.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-02-19

Would this work better with the Tang Band W2-2040S 2" RBM     Or     Tang Band W2-1625SA 2"?   This is going in a system with either a Tang Band T1-1942SB   Or    AuraSound NS2-326-8AT Whisper 2". 

Asked by: subs13
This passive would not be a good choice for either of these options. Those will only benefit from a standard ported enclosure and only produce frequencies down to about 100 Hz, depending on driver and alignment.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-01-20

Hi, I'm planning to build a couple of small, active desktop speakers, including a DSP. I'm looking to use Dayton Audio AMT Mini-8 for the highs, and I am wondering what would be the best match for bass/mid together with this passive radiator?

Asked by: Comiter83
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Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-01-14

I'm new to diy audio and I'm planning on building a small 10" subwoofer and making ports is too challenging for me. I've read people who've used a 10" radiator with their active woofer but that design is too large too. Would this work if tuned properly?

Asked by: Noah97
Unfortunately no, this passive will not have anywhere near the displacement required for a 10" subwoofer. Depending on the specific woofer, you will want to use two passives of the same size as the woofer, or one passive that is a size larger in order to work properly. We also offer many screw-mount style ports that only require a hole in the box which would be a very simply route. 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: 2015-01-05

Would this be a good consideration to go with a pair of Tectonic Elements TEBM65C20F-8 3-1/2" BMR drivers? Either single 15"x5"x9" (approx) enclosure, or dual 8"x5"x7" (1 radiator in each). Also considering HiVi B3M drivers. Sizes are flexible.

Asked by: ocharlas
This passive radiator will probably have enough available displacement to work well with both of your drivers but it's usually a good idea for the passive radiator to supply 2 times the volume displacement (Sd * Xmax/10 = Vd in cm^3) of all the active drivers working in the same volume, so you'll need to calculate that out, and you might need to use dual passive radiators instead of a single one. If you use dual passive radiators, it may be a good idea to put them on opposite sides of the box to reduce cabinet vibration from the movement of the passive radiators.
Answered by: DaytonAudio_Rory
Date published: 2014-12-16
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