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