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Compression Driver
  • Neodymium motor structure design
  • Individually hand built, precision machined aluminium phase plug
  • Three slot optimised geometry phase plug design enhances frequency response and tonal performance
  • 72.2 mm aluminium voice coil utilising high temperature kapton former
  • Pure titanium diaphragm for strength and durability at high SPL offers bright extended output
  • Integrate with our bass and mid range drivers to provide the ultimate PD sound experience


1.5" / 38.1 mm

Coil Diameter

2.84" / 72.2 mm

Power Rating

105 W (A.E.S.)

Frequency Range

500 Hz - 18 kHz


111 dB

The PD.CD1.53N is an ideal driver for professional high performance applications that can be used in traditional 2-way systems or as part of a larger multi-way long throw system. The individually precision machined and hand assembled three slot, optimised geometry phase plug design enhances tonal performance while minimising sound wave cancellations throughout the working bandwidth.

SKU: PD.CD1.53N.8 Categories: ,

£190.82 MRRP Ex. VAT

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Frequency Response GRaPH
Impedance GRAPH
General Specifications
Sound Channel / Throat Size 1.5" / 38.1 mm
Power Rating (AES above 1kHz) 1 105 W (A.E.S.)
Sensitivity (1W – 1m) on axis, on horn* 111 dB
Frequency Range 500 Hz - 18 kHz
Recommended Crossover Frequency (Filtered at 18dB/ Octave) 1600 Hz
Minimum Impedance 2.9 kHz - 6.8 Ω
Voice Coil Material Aluminium
Coil Former Material Kapton
Flux Density 1.8 Tesla
Diaphragm Material Titanium
Suspension Material Titanium
Surround / Edge Termination Array
Phase Plug Design 3 Slot
Phase Plug Material Aluminium
Magnet Material Neodymium
Connector Type Push Buttom Spring Terminals
Dimensions & Mounting
Overall Diameter 140 mm
Overall Height 73 mm
Fitting 4 x 6mm threaded holes @ 180 deg
Mounting PCD 101.6 mm
Shipping Information
Nett Weight 2.30 Kg / 5.07 lb
Shipping Weight 2.45 Kg / 5.40 lb
1. AES standard practice with high pass filter set at specified lower limiting frequency for two hours.
2. Sensitivity is measured with applied pink noise RmS Voltage set to 2.83V for nominal 8 ohms impedance and mesurment taken at 1 meter from mouth of horn. Average SPL taken between 1000 Hz to 19 kHz .
3. Frequency range is defined as measured frequency-10dB to rated sensitivity.
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