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Bowers & Wilkins 800 Series Compact Diamond Gloss Black Bookshelf Speakers - FP37478

Abt Model: 805D3GB | UPC: 714346323524
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Bowers & Wilkins 800 Series Compact Diamond Gloss Black Bookshelf Speakers, Model 805D3GB

The smallest speaker in the 800 Series Diamond range is also one of the most groundbreaking. Packed with cutting-edge technologies never seen before in a speaker of its class, it's the only stand-mounted speaker in the world to feature a diamond dome tweeter. For lifelike spaciousness and detail, no other small speaker comes close.


  • 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

  • Diamond tweeter
  • Anti-resonance plug
  • Continuum cone bass mid
  • Solid body tweeter
  • Tweeter on top
  • Optomised matrix


  • 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 (+/-3dB from reference axis)

  • 42Hz to 28kHz

Sensitivity (on axis at 2.83Vrms)

  • 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

  • 8Ω (minimum 4.6Ω)

Recommended amplifier power

  • 50W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

Max. recommended cable impedance

  • 0.1Ω

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 16.7"
  • Width: 9.4"
  • Depth: 13.6"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 28 lbs
  • Shipping: 32 lbs
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Key Features
Sold As Pair/ 2-Way Vented-Box System/ Solid Body Tweeter/ Continuum Cone/ Diamond Dome Tweeters/ Anti-Resonance Plug/ Optomised Matrix/ 34Hz To 35kHz Frequency Range/ 42Hz To 28kHz Frequency Response/ 88dB SPL Sensitivity/ 8 Ohms Nominal Impedance/ Gloss Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Bowers & Wilkins FP37478 from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Bowers & Wilkins FP37478 is Brand New.
  • The Bowers & Wilkins FP37478 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
Frequency Response42Hz - 28kHz
Enclosure MaterialWood
Enclosure TypeBass Reflex (Ported)
Impedance8 Ohms
Magnetic ShieldingNo
Midrange Size (inches)6.5
Sensitivity88dB SPL
Speaker Design2-Way
Speaker TypeBookshelf
Tweeter Size (inches)1
Height (inches)16.7
Width (inches)9.4
Depth (inches)13.6
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