B&W 800 Diamond loudspeaker Specifications
Description: Three-way, vented-box, floorstanding loudspeaker. Drive-units: 1" (25mm) diamond-dome tweeter, 6" (160mm) woven-Kevlar FST-cone midrange unit, two 10" (250mm) Rohacell-cone woofers. Crossover frequencies: 350Hz, 4kHz. Manufacturer's specifications: Frequency range: 6dB at 25Hz and 33kHz. Frequency response: 32Hz28kHz, ±3dB on reference axis. Dispersion: within 2dB of on-axis response over 60° (horizontal) and 10° (vertical) arcs. Sensitivity: 90dB SPL (2.83V/m). Harmonic distortion (second and third harmonics, 90dB, 1m): <1.0%, 45Hz100kHz; <0.5%, 80Hz100kHz. Impedance: 8 ohms nominal, 3.1 ohms minimum. Recommended amplification: 501000W into 8 ohms with unclipped program. Maximum recommended cable impedance: 0.1 ohm.
Dimensions: 46.5" (1180mm) H by 17.7" (450mm) W by 25.4" (645mm) D. Weight: 225 lbs (102kg).
Finishes: Cherrywood, Rosewood, Piano Black Gloss.
Serial Numbers Of Units Reviewed: 0001013, 0001014, listening; 0000505, measuring.
Price: $24,000/pair. Approximate number of dealers: 250.
Manufacturer: B&W Group Ltd., Dale Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 2BH, England, UK. Tel: (44) 01903-221500.. Fax: (44) 01903-221501. Web: www.bowers-wilkins.co.uk. US distributor: B&W Group North America, 54 Concord Street, North Reading, MA 01864-2699. Tel: (978) 664-2870. Fax: (978) 664-4109. Web: www.bowers-wilkins.com.