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Selenium 15SWS800 15" 800W Subwoofer

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Overview
Employing a 4" diameter, 4-layer cooper voice coil, non-pressed long fiber pulp cone, and highly reinforced aluminum injected frame, this new design is capable of handling up to 1,600 watts continuous music power.
Highlights
  • 4" diameter, 4-layer voice coil wound on a fiberglass former
  • Non-pressed long fiber pulp cone has the necessary stiffness for a linear response
  • Bumped and undercut T-yoke assures maximum displacement
  • Triple cooling system directly cools the gap and the air trapped between the two spiders
  • Highly reinforced cast aluminum frame
Part # 
264-388
Weight: 25.57 lbs.  
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Selenium 15SWS800 15" 800W Subwoofer

The SWS800 high-power professional subwoofers were specially designed to reproduce sound at the very low end of the audio spectrum. Employing a 4" diameter, 4-layer cooper voice coil, non-pressed long fiber pulp cone, and highly reinforced aluminum injected frame, this new design is capable of handling up to 1,600 watts continuous music power.



Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter15"
  • Power Handling (RMS)800 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)1600 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response35 to 1,500 Hz
  • Sensitivity93 dB 2.83V/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter4"
  • Magnet Weight120 oz.
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)37 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)5.6 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)4.12 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)13.78
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.38
  • Total Q (Qts)0.37
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)3.44 ft.³
  • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)0.1 mm/N
  • BL Product (BL)24.8 Tm
  • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)176g
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)6.5 mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd)814 cm²
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialPaper
  • Voice Coil Wire MaterialCopper
  • Voice Coil FormerFiberglass
  • Basket / Frame MaterialCast Aluminum
  • Magnet MaterialFerrite
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter15.28"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter13.74"
  • Depth7.48"
  • # Mounting Holes8
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume0.74 ft.³
  • Sealed F385 Hz
  • Vented Volume2.02 ft.³
  • Vented F349 Hz
Selenium 15SWS800 15" 800W Subwoofer
  • BrandSelenium
  • Model15SWS800
  • Part Number264-388
  • UPC7896359515981
  • Product CategoryWoofers, Subwoofers & Midrange Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (7 Reviews)
  • Weight25.57 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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Reviews

Selenium 15SWS800 15" 800W Subwoofer
Selenium 15SWS800 15" 800W Subwoofer is rated 4.7143 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive driverI installed this driver in a 6 cu. ft., 12 ft. transmission line I previously built for another highly regarded driver, and the results are just fantastic - even though the enclosure is not perfectly adapted.I plan to use the driver in a 3 cu ft. reflex enclosure. Do not let the high Fs value influence you, this is a real subwoofer with enough efficiency and power to accept a little Eq down low. Great driver!
Date published: 2011-12-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It is good one you can buy.I will be back to buy this item again.
Date published: 2010-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best speaker in the industryDud Iam building a copy from JH15 from eaw and I finish a pair you now a 15"seleniun 800Watts and 2" compression driver I am using a crown xti 1000 for hi in and low mid xti 4000 and a bi-amp mode dud the sound from that is crasssssssy dud.they rock.
Date published: 2009-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bumpin SubConverted some existing cabinets to handle these drivers, a pair of 15 inch two ways from Kustom. Trash boxes. I purchased JBL MRX's and needed subs and these drivers fit the bill considering the box volume limitations I had. Ultimately my calculations showed I needed 59L and I had 69L to work with. After rebracing the cabinets and mounting new baffles I installed two double flared 4 inch ports each which gave me an F3 of 43Hz. This is a bit higher than what the driver is capable of but it should have a higher power handling capacity and have more control. After completing the retrofit I hooked the pair to a bridged Crown XTi 2000 and did a short breakin process low passed at 120Hz. Then it was time to let em rip. For bass testing my favorite track is the Talkin Heads 'Burning Down the House'. They handled the deep transients with gusto and good chest thumping power. Very clear and controlled they ate the Crown completely. To check for musicality I used Leonard Cohen's 'The Future'. I still haven't had a chnace to RTA the cabs but they seem to do nicely thusfar. Bottom line so far a pair of compact 15 inch subs that sound this good for less than 500 dollars. I am very impressed.
Date published: 2009-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREATThese speaker are built to last and sound even better - I put 4 in a custom box and they will make people think their cell phone is vibrating in their pocket
Date published: 2008-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded my expectationsI have built and used these in 4 different sub cabinets and they really perform. Punchy loud and clean. Used them live mostly even outdoors. Compared to the JBL's I have used and built around, these are the best bang for the buck. Totally professional. I have used these in a couple of bass cabinets and I am totally satisfied. 20 years of doing this and I like these.
Date published: 2007-09-17

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Selenium 15SWS800 15" 800W Subwoofer

What is the surround made of?

Asked by: Wood01
These use a treated cloth accordian surround.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-10-29

How would the 15SWS800 work in a 2 way cab, passive crossed @ 1200hz with a 2" EV horn? The cab is an EV T251+. Regards, pjm

Asked by: paddyoaudio
This woofer starts a steep roll off at 1kHz. It would only really work well in a two way if it could be actively crossed and bi-amped. This is designed for subwoofer duty.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-21

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