B&W Matrix 801 Series 2 loudspeaker Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Three-way, reflex-loaded, floorstanding loudspeaker. Drive-units: 1" (26mm) metal-dome tweeter, 5" (126mm) Kevlar-cone midrange unit, 12" (300mm) high-power polymer-cone woofer. Crossover frequencies: 380Hz and 3kHz. Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz ±2dB free-field. Sensitivity: 87dB/W/m. Nominal impedance: 8 ohms (not falling below 4 ohms). Amplifier requirements: 50-600W.
Dimensions: 39 11/16" H by 17" W by 22" D. Weight: 110 lbs.
Price: $4500/pair in black ash or walnut, $5200/pair in rosewood. External bass-alignment filter, and pair of 11" speaker stands (both optional), $150 each. Approximate number of dealers: 100.
Manufacturer: B&W Loudspeakers Ltd., Meadow Road, Worthing BN1 2RX, England, UK. Tel: (44) (0)1903-524801. Fax: (44) (0)1903-534725. US Distributor (2002): B&W Loudspeakers of America, 54 Concord St., North Reading, MA 01864-2699. Tel: (978) 664-2870. Fax: (978) 664-4109. Web: www.bwspeakers.com .

54 Concord St.
North Reading, MA 01864-2699
(978) 664-2870

Jason P Jackson's picture

The 801s2 is the device which at once, upon first listen, made me understand what
a."holographic imaging" and "soundstage" was
b. why we have 2 channels
c. why they call this thing "High Fidelity".