Bowers&Wilkins 805 D3

$7,000.00

Standmount speaker

The unique 805 D3 is the only speaker of its size to feature the Diamond dome tweeter, isolated in its own solid-body tweeter assembly for precise imaging and clarity.

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Description

805 D3

The pinnacle of standmount performance

Reviewed by the experts

“A superbly engineered thoroughbred: Its transparency, dynamic capability, weight and control are something special.”
-Stereophile

“This speaker regularly delivers transcendent moments where you feel like you’re breathing the same air as the musicians on the recording.”
-CNet

Hear small details in a big way

Mounted atop the main enclosure, the Diamond dome tweeter in its solid aluminum housing delivers space, ambience and precise soundstage imaging.

Truly amazing sound

Voices and instruments are delivered with purity and precision, thanks to the smooth, accurate Continuum™ cone mid/bass driver.

Smooth delivery

The 805 D3’s front-venting port allows superb weight from a speaker so compact, with Flowport™ technology speeding and smoothing the airflow for powerful bass without distortion.

Technical specifications

Technical features
Diamond tweeter
Continuum™ cone bass mid
Anti-resonance plug
Flowport™
Optimized Matrix
Solid body tweeter
Tweeter-on-Top

Description
2-way vented-box system

Drive units
1x ø25mm (1 in) Diamond dome high-frequency
1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum™ cone bass midrange

Frequency range
34Hz to 35kHz

Frequency response (+/-3dB from reference axis)
42Hz to 28kHz

Sensitivity (1m on axis at 2.83Vrms)
88dB

Harmonic distortion
2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)
<1 % 70Hz – 20kHz
<0.6% 120Hz – 20kHz

Nominal impedance (min)
8Ω (minimum 4.6Ω)

Recommended amplifier power
50W – 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

Max. recommended cable impedance
0.1Ω

Dimensions
Height: 424mm
Width: 238mm
Depth: 345mm

Net weight
12.6kg (28lb)

Cabinet finishes
Gloss black
Satin white
Rosenut
Prestige

Grille finishes
Black
Grey