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Scanspeak 18WE/8542T00 Ellipticor Midwoofer

Scanspeak 18WE/8542T00 Ellipticor Midwoofer, 6.5" 8 Ohms.

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The Scanspeak 18WE/8542T00 features a unique elliptical motor system that provides a non symmetrical cone driving force for minimal distortion and colouration. The frequency response, low distortion and dynamic range sets new standards offering superb realism, imagery and depth of sound.

A matching tweeter is also available:  D3404/552000

Key Features:

  • Elliptic voice coil assembly
  • Very low mechanical losses
  • AirCirc optimised magnet system
  • High sensitivity 89dB
  • Unusually low distortion
  • Replaceable decor ring - various colours available
  • Treated paper cone / dustcap

Basic parameters:

Resonant frequency (fs) 50 Hz Nominal impedance (Zn) 8 Ω
Mechanical  Q factor (Qms) 5.01 DC resistance (Re) 6.3 Ω
Electrical Q factor (Qes) 0.34 RMS power handling 50 W
Total Q factor (Qts) 0.32 Sensitivity (2.83V/1m) 89 dB
Equivalent volume (Vas) 16L Chassis diameter 180 mm

Here's the full datasheet:

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