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B&W 803-D4 Floorstanding Tower Speaker (Pair) - B&W 800 Series - High Level HiFi

B&W 803-D4 Floorstanding Tower Speaker (Pair)
  • B&W 803-D4 Floorstanding Tower Speaker (Pair)
B&W 803-D4 Floorstanding Tower Speaker (Pair)
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NZ$ 45,999.00
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NZ$ 34,781.73 excluding GST
 

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803 D4

Our most compact headed model brings all the technical advantages of a dedicated midrange enclosure – the Turbine™ Head, with its decoupled midrange cone – to a smaller footprint that’s easily accommodated in any home.

Small wonder

803 D4 may be notably more compact than the 801 D4 or 802 D4, but it still bristles with technical innovation, most obviously in its use of a three-box construction. Its 130mm (5-in) midrange cone is carefully isolated from the impact of its bass cones thanks to its Turbine Head enclosure.

Reverse Wrap cabinet

Instead of a conventional loudspeaker box, our cabinets are made from a continuous curved section of wood, with the drive units mounted at the heart of the curvature. This stiffer, more inert structure resists mechanical resonances far better and also ensures better dispersion of sound.

Enhanced Matrix™

Matrix bracing uses interlocking panels to reinforce loudspeaker cabinet walls in all directions internally, reducing resonance and creating a more believable soundstage. The Matrix assembly in 803 D4 is our best yet, ensuring optimum scale, power and intelligibility.

Aluminium bass pods

803 D4 mounts two Aerofoil™ bass cones in twin solid aluminium bass pods, each of which is clamped into an aluminium plate fixed to the stiffest part of its curved cabinet. Formed as single pieces of metal, these stiff structures provide the perfect mechanical location for those powerful bass cones.

The science of sound

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do. We question, we examine, we understand and then we evolve. We use computer modelling to explore and reimagine every aspect of loudspeaker design. Learn more about all the technologies that combine to make 800 Series Diamond™ so special here.

Size & weight

Dimensions Height: 1165mm (45.9 in)
Width: 357mm (14.1 in)
Depth: 511mm (20.1 in)
Net weight 62.15kg (137 lb)

Technical details

Technical features Diamond tweeter
Solid body Tweeter-on-Top
Continuum™ cone FST
Anti-Resonance plug
Biomimetic Suspension
Turbine™ Head
Matrix™
Aerofoil™ cone bass units
Flowport
Description 3-way vented-box system
Drive units 1x ø25mm (1in) Diamond dome high-frequency
1x ø130mm (5in) Continuum cone FST midrange
2x ø180mm (7in) Aerofoil cone bass units
Frequency range 16Hz to 35kHz
Frequency response 19Hz to 28kHz (+/-3dB from reference axis)
Sensitivity 90dB (on axis at 2.83Vrms at 1m)
Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB,1m on axis)
<1% 80Hz – 20kHz
<0.3% 100Hz – 20kHz
Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 3.0Ω)
Recommended amplifier power 50W – 500W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Max recommended cable impedance 0.1Ω

Finishes

Cabinet finishes Gloss Black
White
Satin Rosenut
Satin Walnut
Grille finishes Black
Grey
Black
Grey
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