Bowers & Wilkins 805 D3 Diamond Series Bookshelf Speaker - Each

Model: FP37834 UPC: 714346325160 Item: 1445

The Bowers & Wilkins 805 D3 Diamond Series Bookshelf Speaker produces a crystal-clear audio experience worthy of an audiophile's listening room. Its smaller size lends to convenient placement, but packs a powerful sound that can fill a room with an impressive range of frequencies. With a dome tweeter made from real diamond materials, there's a noticeable lack of distortion and improved clarity of sound, which helps create an accurate response for high and low frequencies.

B&W 805 D3 Speaker Features:

  • Diamond dome tweeter surrounded by solid aluminum for stability
  • Beautifully finished in Gloss Black or Rosenut colors
  • Made as a 2-way vented box system to ensure healthy airflow and improved overall sound
  • Add a second 805 D3 speaker for a true stereo sound

Product Information

Unique Performance

The 805 D3 Diamond Series Bookshelf Speaker is the only loudspeaker of its size and type to feature studio-grade technology in the form of a Diamond dome tweeter. It’s capable of delivering pristine sound from a relatively slight dimensions, allowing even those people with smaller listening rooms to experience True Sound.


Solid Body Tweeter

The Diamond dome tweeter is housed in a solid piece of aluminum. 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 behavior that can adversely affect 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
  • Continuum cone FST
  • Anti-resonance plug
  • Flowport
  • Optimised matrix
  • Solid body tweeter
  • Tweeter on top


  • 2-way vented-box system

Drive Units

  • 1 x ø25mm (1") diamond dome high-frequency
  • 1 x ø165mm (6.5") Continuum cone bass midrange

Frequency Range

  • 34Hz to 35kHz

Frequency Response (+/-3dB from reference axis)

  • 42Hz to 28Hz

Sensitivity (1m on axis at 2.83Vrms)

  • 88dB

Harmonic Distortion

  • 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)
  • <1% 70Hz – 20kHz
  • <0.3% 120Hz – 20kHz

Nominal Impedance (min)

  • 8Ω (minimum 4.6Ω)

Recommended Amplifier Power

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

Maximum Recommended Cable Impedance

  • 0.1Ω


  • Height: 16.69"
  • Width: 9.37"
  • Height: 13.58"

Net Weight

  • 28 lbs.

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • 805 D3 Diamond Series Bookshelf Speaker
  • 2 pairs of link wires
  • 8 self-adhesive plastic pads
  • 2 two-part foam plugs



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