805 Diamond

B&W Speakers > 800D3 Series > 805 Diamond

The 805 D3 is the only loudspeaker of its size and type to feature studio-grade technology in the form of a Diamond dome tweeter.

  Woven Kevlar YES
  Crossover Tuning YES
  Nautilus Tapering Tube YES
  Flowport YES
  Mushrooms YES
  Tweeter on Top YES
  Matrix YES
  Diamond Tweeters YES
  De-coupling YES
  Quad Magnet Tweeter Motor YES
  Description 2-way vented-box system
  Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) diamond dome high-frequency
    1x ø165mm (6.5 in) woven Kevlar® cone bass / midrange
  Frequency response 49Hz - 28kHz ±3dB on reference axis
  Frequency range -6dB at 42Hz and 33kHz
  Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response
    Horizontal: over 60º arc
    Vertical: over 10º arc
  Sensitivity 88dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
  Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
    <1% 100Hz - 22kHz
    <0.5% 150Hz - 20kHz
  Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 4.7Ω)
  Crossover frequency 4kHz
  Recommended amplifier power 50W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
  Max. recom. cable impedance 0.1Ω
  Height 418mm (16.5 in)
  Width 238mm (9.4 in)
  Depth 351mm (13.8 in)
  Net weight 12kg (26 lb)
  Cabinet Cherrywood
    Piano Black Gloss
  Grille Black cloth