Bowers & Wilkins805 D3 bookshelf speakers


Bowers & Wilkins805 D3 bookshelf speakers


Compact diamond
Featuring studio-grade technology in the form of a Diamond dome tweeter.

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The 805 D3 has gone through a complete redesign. Fitted with a 16.5 cm Aerofoil driver and a Nautilus diamond dome tweeter it offers a bandwidth ranges from 34 Hz to 35 kHz with a response ranging from 42 Hz to 28 kHz at + / – 3 dB. The distortion for a volume of 90 dB at 1 m (which corresponds to a listening experience at a highly comfortable level) is lower than 1 % from 70 Hz and up to high frequencies – this equates to a superb performance profile to say the very least.

Features at a glance 
> Diamond Tweeter
> Anti-resonance plug
> Flowport
> Continuum cone bass mid
> Solid body tweeter
> Tweeter on top

The exceptional 805 D3 is the only stand mount loudspeaker in the world to feature studio-grade technology in the form of a Diamond dome tweeter. It’s capable of delivering pristine sound from a relatively slight dimensions, allowing even those people with smaller listening rooms to experience True Sound. 

Solid body tweeter
The Diamond dome tweeter is housed in a solid piece of aluminium. This mechanically inert structure provides an incredibly rigid platform from which the tweeter can deliver crystal clear sound.

Continuum cone
The Continuum cone delivers pristine midrange performance by effectively negating the break-up behaviour that can adversely effect this all-important part of the spectrum.

Diamond Dome Tweeters
Incredibly light, yet unbelievably rigid, Diamond is the ultimate tweeter material. Delivering the most revealing, natural treble you will ever hear.

Technical features
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 > 42Hz to 28kHz (+/-3dB from reference axis)
Sensitivity  > 88dB SPL (2.83Vrms at 1m)
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 Height:
424mm Width:
238mm Depth:
345mm Net weight
12.6kg (28lb) Cabinet
Finishes > Rosenut or Gloss black
Grille > Black

*Highly Recommended
High Quality Speaker Stands to suit the 805 D3 Speaker are $1499 Per Pair
> Cast Aluminium Construction

> Internal Cable Management
> Sand Fillable
> Spikes and Rubber feet included for stability and isolation
> Available in Black or Silver Finish  


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