803 D3

B&W Speakers > 800D3 Series > 803 D3

The 803 D3 is a completely new speaker. The most compact headed model Bowers & Wilkins has ever made, it boasts many of the qualities of its larger siblings, but in a
room-friendly size.

  Woven Kevlar YES
  Crossover Tuning YES
  Nautilus Tapering Tube YES
  Flowport YES
  Mushrooms YES
  Tweeter on Top YES
  Matrix YES
  Rohacell YES
  Diamond Tweeters YES
  De-coupling YES
  Quad Magnet Tweeter Motor YES
  Dual Magnet Tweeter Motor YES
  Description 3-way vented-box system
  Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) diamond dome high-frequency
    1x ø150mm (6 in) woven Kevlar® cone FST™ midrange
    3x ø180mm (7 in) Rohacell® cone bass
  Frequency response 35Hz – 28kHz ±3dB on reference axis
  Frequency range -6dB at 28Hz and 33kHz
  Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response
    Horizontal: over 60º arc
    Vertical: over 10º arc
  Sensitivity 90dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
  Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
    <1% 50Hz - 100kHz
    <0.5% 90Hz - 100kHz
  Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 3.0Ω)
  Crossover frequency 350Hz, 4kHz
  Recommended amplifier power 50W - 500W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
  Max. recom. cable impedance 0.1Ω
  Height 1164mm (45.8 in) (not including feet)
  Width 306mm (12 in)
  Depth 457mm (18 in)
  Net weight 41kg (90 lb)
  Cabinet Cherrywood
    Piano Black Gloss
  Grille Black cloth