Visaton W170-8 6.5" Woofer 8 Ohm

Brand:| Model: W170 - 8
The 9063 W170 6-1/2" woofer from Visaton is a great replacement woofer for many sealed cabinet speakers.
  • Foam surround and ribbed paper cone for a classic sound
  • 2.0 mm of Xmax and ±7.5 mm excursion limit
  • Great replacement driver for sealed speaker cabinets
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Weight: 1.874 lbs.  
List Price$25.92
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Part # 292-582
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Visaton W170-8 6.5" Woofer 8 Ohm

Visaton's 9063 W170 6-1/2" woofer is designed to be a high performance replacement speaker at a budget price point. A foam surround and ribbed, treated paper cone offer longevity while capturing that classic sound from the golden era of loudspeakers. A healthy 2.0 mm of Xmax and ±7.5 mm excursion limit allows this driver to pump out some serious bass in many different sized sealed, acoustic suspension cabinets. A smooth frequency response makes for easy integration with many different tweeters.

Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter6-1/2"
  • Power Handling (RMS)40 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)70 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response57 to 6,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity87 dB 1W/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter1"
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)57 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)7.2 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.9 mH
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)2.92
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.9
  • Total Q (Qts)0.69
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)0.85 ft.³
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)2 mm
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialTreated Paper
  • Surround MaterialFoam
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter6.7"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter5.63"
  • Depth2.48"
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume2.26 ft.³
  • Sealed F366 Hz
  • Vented Volume2.54 ft.³
  • Vented F335 Hz
Visaton W170-8 6.5" Woofer 8 Ohm
  • BrandVisaton
  • ModelW170 - 8
  • Part Number292-582
  • UPC4007540090634
  • Product CategoryWoofers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (2 Reviews)
  • Weight1.874 lbs.
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    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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Visaton W170-8 6.5" Woofer 8 Ohm
Visaton W170-8 6.5" Woofer 8 Ohm is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect replacement!These speakers totally live up to my expectations!
Date published: 2013-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect For Your Car...I have a 2002 Chevy Tahoe that had one speaker fail in the rear doors. I tried four different brands of "auto" speakers before I finally installed these Visatons. I read all the websites that recommended this speaker and that, and after installed they all sounded horrible. So I just stopped and thought for awhile. The stock, OEM speaker was an 8 ohm that required very little power, so after a long search I decided on these, and let me tell you, they sound FANTASTIC, probably even better than the OEM speakers. I can hear the sub in back again without making my ears bleed from the obnoxious screeching that was coming from the many different coaxial speakers I had installed. They just didn't work. What I have found is number one, the speakers have to be 8 ohm, number two, they have to take a small amount of power to drive, and these were perfect. They sound great. If you have an 8 ohm, OEM car speaker that's a single cone configuration, don't hesitate to install a set of these. I highly recommend them.
Date published: 2012-11-25

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Visaton W170-8 6.5" Woofer 8 Ohm

I blew a 6.5 in my wharfedale 8.2 studio moniters,would this be a good replacement? and do I need to replace the other one so they will sound alike,thanks Tony

Asked by: Strat
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Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-02

What are the suitable tweeter for this one?

Planning to build a sealed box with this driver with 2 way system. Can you please suggest some best tweeters for this woofers, price range to be under 20$/ piece.Thanks,
Asked by: theanhngn
I would recommend the Dayton Classic silk dome tweeter.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-06-05

Light duty sub work?

I was wondering if you think this would be suitable as a sub to go with the Lepai 2.1 amp anda couple little two ways? Its xmax is healthy and I don't need it to go super low just fill in for a little computer 2.1 setup for a gift.
Asked by: Altoman188
This would be OK for a subwoofer but really you can get better results with something like our Dayton DC160-8(4) woofers for just a few more bucks. If you decide to use this, I would recommend a 1 cubic foot sealed enclosure with heavy stuffing for best results.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2012-11-08

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