PRV Audio D290Py-B 1" Polyimide Horn Compression Driver 8 Ohm 2/3-Bolt

Brand:| Model: D290Py-B
For crystal clear natural sound with accuracy, choose PRV Audio's D290Py-B 1" compression driver. Sonically similar to soft dome tweeters, the D290Py-B is at home in high-end monitors, high output home audio speakers, and any application that calls for a speaker with a smooth frequency response.
  • Specially designed polyimide diaphragm for natural vocals
  • High energy motor for effortless 109 dB 2.83V/1m high output
  • Industry standard 2/3-bolt mounting with included hardware and screw-on adapter
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Weight: 4.9000 lbs.  
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PRV Audio D290Py-B 1" Polyimide Horn Compression Driver 8 Ohm 2/3-Bolt

PRV Audio's top-of-the-line D290Py-B polyimide 1" 2/3-bolt compression horn driver is designed to offer unsurpassed natural upper midrange and high frequency response, with accuracy not found in most manufacturer's stock PA speaker cabinets. 

The specially designed polyimide diaphragm sounds very similar to the silk and textile dome tweeters used in high-end home audio speakers and studio monitors. PRV Audio combines this diaphragm with a high-energy motor for high output over the usable driver bandwidth for effortless, dynamic output.

High power handling is accomplished through the use of a Kapton® former and a 1-3/4" diameter voice coil, for a 90 watt RMS power rating when used with a 1,500 Hz 12 dB/octave high pass crossover, making the D290Py-B a drop-in upgrade replacement horn driver for nearly any speaker cabinet with an industry standard 2 or 3-bolt horn. Spring-loaded wire terminals facilitate quick connection. Includes screw-on adapter.

Also available in a 1-3/8"-18 TPI model.

Specifications: • Power handling: 90 watts RMS with recommended crossover of 1,500 Hz, 12 dB/octave slope • Minimum recommended crossover point: 1,500 Hz • VCdia: 1.75" • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency response: 900-18,000 Hz • SPL: 108.5 dB 2.83V/1m • Dimensions: 4.68" diameter x 2.5" depth • Bolt thread and pattern: M6 x 2 (spaced at 3"), M6 x 3 (spaced at 2.4") • Net weight: 4.7 lbs. See the Related Items section for the replacement diaphragm.

Product Specifications
  • Mounting Type2-Bolt/3-Bolt
  • Exit Diameter1"
  • Diaphragm MaterialKapton / Polyimide
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS)90 Watts
PRV Audio D290Py-B 1" Polyimide Horn Compression Driver 8 Ohm 2/3-Bolt
  • BrandPRV Audio
  • ModelD290Py-B
  • Part Number294-2833
  • UPC799928733847
  • Product CategoryHorn Drivers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (4 Reviews)
  • Weight4.9000 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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PRV Audio D290Py-B 1" Polyimide Horn Compression Driver 8 Ohm 2/3-Bolt is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This driver is simply superb...I purchased this driver a few weeks ago after reading good things about it on the net. I bought them as an upgrade to the Selenium D220Ti, which I liked an awful lot. But I must say, this driver is in another league altogether. It requires no equalization, and it's recreation of air, space and detail of the original recording venue is simply astounding. It never gets harsh or strident at all, always smooth. Takes a couple of weeks to smooth out, so don't judge them right out of the box. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2015-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Suitable for replacing B&C DE250Of the many 1" polyimide compression drivers "inspired" by the B&C DE250, the PRV Audio D290Py is probably equal to the best, and is certainly the best value.Working from someone else's 2-way 12" woofer and waveguide design, I substituted the D290Py for a similar, slightly more expensive driver I suspect rolls of the same factory floor as the PRV, and I couldn't be happier. I'd recommend it as the go-to driver for all new Econowave-style home speaker designs, and a very good choice for pro audio, as well.
Date published: 2014-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These drivers have a high efficiency.Since fitting these drivers to our Klipsch K-400 horns immediately noticed the difference in vocal clarity.
Date published: 2014-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent tweeter....I used this tweeter in a Synergy horn type design I did for my home theater. In that application this tweeter has detail and sound to rival any of the most expensive "hifi" tweeters out there. Excellent build quality and unit to unit consistency.
Date published: 2013-09-24
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PRV Audio D290Py-B 1" Polyimide Horn Compression Driver 8 Ohm 2/3-Bolt

Will this driver work with the Prv wg500 lens also will the peavy psd2002 work with the wg500? Other than power what would I gain using the dual lens with the Prv 110watt driver that sells for $234? Tks Bill

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Date published: 2014-12-11
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