Dayton Audio DS315-8 12" Designer Series Woofer Speaker

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Great looks, high efficiency, and clean bass are notable attributes of Dayton Audio's Designer Series DS315-8 12" woofer.

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Dayton Audio DS315-8 12" Designer Series Woofer Speaker

Great looks, high efficiency, and clean bass are notable attributes of Dayton Audio's Designer Series DS315-8 12" woofer.



  • Cosmetic frame with low profile lip, designed for front mounting—no countersinking required!
  • Coated paper cone, half roll rubber surround for durability and accurate reproduction
  • Optimized to yield a low 3 dB down point and high potential output in a reasonably sized cabinet
  • Smooth frequency response and linear roll-off simplify filter design, guaranteeing good results with off-the-shelf crossovers
  • Vented pole piece for minimized power compression and maximized reliability
  • Generous Xmax capability encourages use of moderate bass boost to tailor the response
  • Retains the same "family look" as the popular Dayton Audio DVC Series subwoofers and passive radiators


Product details

Dayton Audio DS315-8 12" Designer Series Woofer Speaker


The Designer Series by Dayton Audio was developed specifically with the speaker designer in mind. It is an affordable, attractive line of drivers that puts performance first. Careful engineering ensures that each speaker in the series is capable of handling full rated power at the lowest possible frequencies—without exceeding Xmax.


These speakers combine useful performance parameters with elegant style. Carefully optimized to provide superb audio reproduction when incorporated into a wide variety of enclosures and alignments, the Designer Series transducers put a beautiful face on audiophile excellence.



Specifications for: DS315-8 12" Designer Series Woofer Speaker

  • Woofer Series Specific woofer production line of the manufacturer. Designer Series
  • Woofer Type The driver type for example subwoofer, mid-woofer, full range or coaxial woofer. Midwoofer
  • Nominal Diameter The approximate diameter of the driver, measured in inches. 12"
  • Power Handling (RMS) The average power handling capability of a driver (coil) in electric power (watts) for a long period of time without damaging the driver. RMS stands for Root Mean Square 120 watts
  • Power Handling (max) The maximum electrical power that a woofer (coil) can handle for a short period of time before it is damaged. 240 watts
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  • Continuous Program Power
  • Impedance 8 ohms
  • Sensitivity 91 dB @ 2.83V/1m
  • Frequency Response 25 - 2,500 Hz
  • Voice Coil Diameter 49.5 mm
  • Magnet Weight 77 oz.
  • DC Resistance (Re) 6.1 ohms
  • Voice Coil Inductance (Le) 1.43 mH @ 1 kHz
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs) 24.2 Hz
  • Mechanical Q (Qms) 1.79
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.37
  • Total Q (Qts) 0.31
  • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms) 97.4g
  • Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd)
  • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 0.44 mm/N
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd) 506.7 cm²
  • Volume of Displacement (Vd) 276.7 cm³
  • BL Product (BL) 15.6 Tm
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 159 liters
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax) 5.5 mm
  • Driver's Mechanical Losses (Rms)
  • Cone / Diaphragm Material Coated Paper
  • Surround Material Rubber
  • Voice Coil Wire Material Copper
  • Voice Coil Former Aluminum
  • Dual Voice Coil
  • Basket / Frame Material Steel
  • Magnet Material Ferrite
  • Shielded
  • Overall Outside Diameter 314 mm
  • Overall Depth 130 mm
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter 272 mm
  • Bolt Circle Diameter
  • # Mounting Holes 5
  • Mounting Hole Diameter
  • Sealed Volume 0.93 ft.³
  • Sealed F3 60 Hz
  • Vented Volume 1.9 ft.³
  • Vented F3 37 Hz



User reviews 3 / 5 Reviews: (1)

  • PG By Paul G. on 24-04-2019 23:57

    3 / 5

    Nice design acoustically, but let down by the fixing hole size & quantity for a pressed steel frame.
    6 or 8 holes would have been much better as they are only M4 size, hardly adequate for such a heavy driver.

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