Bowers & Wilkins CT Series CT8 DS Black Surround Speaker - CT8DS

Abt Model: CT8DS | UPC: 714346302376
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Bowers & Wilkins CT Series CT8 DS Black Surround Speaker - CT8DS (Sold As Each)

To generate an authentically three-dimensional listening experience, the CT8 DS surround speaker handles both dipole and monopole surround dispersion. Along with a forward-facing aramid fiber FSTTM midrange and metal-dome high-frequency drivers, the CT8 DS also carries side-facing aramid fiber midrange/high frequency drivers.

*Sold as single speaker*


  • Description 3-way monopole/2-way dipole select closed-box surround system
  • Frequency Range
    • -6dB at 26Hz and 40kHz (monopole mode)
    • -6dB at 25Hz and 22kHz (dipole mode)
  • Frequency Response
    • 31Hz – 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis (monopole mode)
    • 31Hz – 18kHz ±3dB power averaged over front hemisphere (dipole mode)
  • Drive Units
    • 1x ø32mm (1 in) alloy dome high-frequency
    • 6x ø100mm (4 in) midrange/high-frequency
    • 1x ø150mm (6 in) woven aramid fiber cone FST™ midrange
    • 2x ø250mm (10 in) carbon fibre/rigid foam sandwich cone bass
  • Sensitivity 93dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
  • Dispersion
    • Monopole mode: within 2dB of reference response
    • Horizontal: over 40º arc
    • Vertical: over 10º arc
    • Dipole mode: horizontal figure of eight
    • Effective null zone ±30º (250Hz– 18kHz)

Approximate Dimensions

  • Height: 43.3"
  • Width: 12.8"
  • Depth: 9.85"

Approximate Weight

  • Unit: 165 lbs
  • Shipping: 180 lbs
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Key Features
Sold As Each/ 3-Way Monopole/2-Way Dipole Selectable Closed-Box Surround System/ 31Hz 22kHz 3dB Frequency Response/ 93dB spl Sensitivity/ Handles Both Dipole And Monopole Surround Dispersion/ Forward-Facing Aramid Fiber FSTTM Midrange/ Metal-Dome High-Frequency Drivers/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Bowers & Wilkins CT8DS from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Bowers & Wilkins CT8DS is Brand New.
  • The Bowers & Wilkins CT8DS Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
ConnectivityBinding Posts
Frequency Response31Hz - 22kHz +/-3dB
Enclosure MaterialWood
Enclosure TypeAcoustic Suspension (Sealed)
Magnetic ShieldingNo
Midrange Size (inches)6
Sensitivity93dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
Speaker Design3-Way Monopole / 2-Way Dipole Selectable
Speaker TypeFloorstanding
Tweeter Size (inches)1
Woofer Size (inches)10
Height (inches)43.3
Width (inches)12.8
Depth (inches)9.85


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