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Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 Floor Standing Speakers (Ex-demo, Rosenut)

$24,500.00 $16,499.00

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SKU: 803 D3-1 Category:

Description

True Sound Comes Home

The 803 D3 is the first of its kind: a full-range, studio-quality speaker built for the home, and the most compact headed unit Bowers & Wilkins have ever produced. While this elegant speaker comes in a living room-friendly size, it shares the same revolutionary technologies and design features as its larger siblings, including turbine head and reverse-wrap cabinet.

Hear small details in a big way

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

Less resonance, more dispersion

The Turbine Head’s massive midrange housing is carefully shaped and inert, ensuring voices and instruments are delivered with extreme purity.

Truly amazing sound

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

Nimble and powerful

Solid, dramatic bass is delivered through the rigidity and lightness of the uniquely-shaped, variable thickness Aerofoil™ cone.

Braced for impact

Unwanted resonances can blunt the punch of the sound: advanced Matrix bracing keeps the cabinet ultra-rigid and damps out superfluous vibrations.

Stable foundations

Perfect sound is about moving air, not the speakers: a stable plinth makes for easy positioning, then keeps it rock-solid for listening.

Key Features

  • Diamond tweeter
  • Continuum cone FST™ midrange driver with Anti-Resonance plug
  • Turbine head
  • Aerofoil cone bass units
  • Flowport™
  • Optimised matrix cabinet bracing
  • Solid-body tweeter

Specifications

Description: 3-way vented-box system
Drive units: 1x ø25mm (1 in) diamond dome high-frequency, 1x ø130mm (5 in) Continuum cone FST™ midrange, 2x ø180mm (7 in) Aerofoil cone bass units
Frequency range: 16Hz to 35kHz
Frequency response (+/-3dB from reference axis): 19Hz to 28kHz
Sensitivity (on axis at 2.83Vrms): 90dB SPL (2.83Vrms at 1m)
Harmonic distortion (2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)): <1 % 70Hz – 20kHz, <0.3% 100Hz – 20kHz
Nominal impedance: 8Ω (minimum 3Ω)
Recommended amplifier power: 50W – 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Max. recommended cable impedance: 0.1Ω
Dimensions (HxWxD): 1160 x 334 x 498 mm
Net weight: 65.5kg each

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