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Vifa NE225W-08 8" Subwoofer Speaker

Brand:| Model: NE225W-08
Overview
The beautifully styled but supremely effective Peerless Vifa NE225W-08 8" subwoofer employs advanced modeling techniques and premium construction to yield no-compromise bass performance.
Highlights
  • Cast aluminum frame promotes motor cooling
  • Sculpted design improves airflow and reduces reflections
  • High-strength compact neodymium magnet system
  • Proprietary coated natural wood fiber cone with half-roll rubber surround
  • Long-throw 2" voice coil on titanium former
  • Copper pole piece cap for vastly reduced inductance
  • 8 ohm nominal impedance
Part # 
264-1138
Weight: 4.35 lbs.  
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Product Details

Vifa NE225W-08 8" Subwoofer Speaker

Peerless Vifa's NE Series subwoofers feature an open cast aluminum basket design that minimizes internal acoustic reflections and helps cool the neodymium motor. An additional heat sink provides extra thermal dissipation. The cone is constructed of a coated natural wood fiber, with a butyl rubber surround designed by finite element analysis for linearity of performance. FEA techniques also contribute to the motor's copper cap, which reduces inductance.



Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter8"
  • Power Handling (RMS)160 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)320 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response20 to 2,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity87.5 dB 1W/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter2"
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)32 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)6.3 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.21 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)8.84
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.34
  • Total Q (Qts)0.33
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)1.77 ft.³
  • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)0.7 mm/N
  • BL Product (BL)11.52 Tm
  • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)35.9g
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)7.7 mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd)227 cm²
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialWood Fiber
  • Voice Coil FormerTitanium
  • Basket / Frame MaterialCast Aluminum
  • Magnet MaterialNeodymium
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter8.86"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter7.8"
  • Depth4.69"
  • # Mounting Holes5
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume0.34 ft.³
  • Sealed F378 Hz
  • Vented Volume0.72 ft.³
  • Vented F336 Hz
Vifa NE225W-08 8" Subwoofer Speaker
  • BrandVifa
  • ModelNE225W-08
  • Part Number264-1138
  • UPC844632092626
  • Product CategorySubwoofer Drivers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (1 Reviews)
  • Weight4.35 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Reviews

Vifa NE225W-08 8" Subwoofer Speaker
Vifa NE225W-08 8" Subwoofer Speaker is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great WooferI'm writing this having used the 4 Ohm version which is no longer available.This woofer was chosen for a two-way build due to the overall parameters that fit the enclosure size we had in mind. Most outstanding up front was the incredibly low inductance, which tells of the well endowed copper capped motor assembly. Measured distortion levels at high output levels testify to the linearized motor. From 100Hz on up at 10W input, I am measuring amplifier like levels of distortion, between .1% and .5%. Below 100Hz, my noise floor just doesn't permit accuracy. The posted response plots were almost identical to what we found.This application uses the woofer to a crossover point of 1KHz, with a waveguide loaded RS28 above that. As a mid-woofer, this "subwoofer" is fantastic, producing liquid mids, with great vocal reproduction, all while literally shaking the walls when loaded into 1.2 cubic foot cabinets tuned to 33Hz. 150-250W amp would be the ideal match for this 8 Ohm woofer in this application, allowing it to reach its peak levels without the amps doing the same.As a sub, well, you might reach into the upper 20s in-room, and you do get some floor shaking. But for movies and such, they just don't reach low enough and will be easily bottomed out during effects. Be careful.I'm dinging them 1 star because we did see some quality issues with a few of the units, but PE, awesome as ever, came through and took care of the issue.Bottom line, these are incredible performing woofers.
Date published: 2011-11-25

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Vifa NE225W-08 8" Subwoofer Speaker

Will this sub work in Free Air?

I am looking for a 8" 8 ohms sub to replace my car's sub. It is 04 LS430 with ML.
Asked by: SidneyFox
I would not recommend this woofer for free air use. Our best sellers for this exact model will be the Goldwood below.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-07-26

Recommended cabinet size

What is a recommended cabinet size for this subwoofer. Ported and sealed demensions please.Thanks
Asked by: SPL1000
This driver looks better in a ported boxI recommend .9 cu ft with a 3" port 11" longTuning freq = 39.30hzF3 = 42hz
Answered by: Musgofasa
Date published: 2012-05-02

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