Bowers & Wilkins DS3 2-Way Selectable Dipole/Monopole Surround Speaker - Each (Black)

Model: DS3 UPC: 714346267866 Item: 144351

Bowers & Wilkins' DS3 2-Way Selectable Dipole/Monopole Surround Speaker is a wall-mountable solution for the high-quality effect of a booming auditorium-style sound. It can operate in dipole mode or monopole operation, depending on the type of room and the speaker's needs. Using its 130mm Kevlar cone bass/midrange, the result is a sound quality that's deemed perfect for large home theater installations.

Product Information

The DS3 is a wall-mounted surround speaker that can operate in either dipole or monopole modes, to create an authentic all-enveloping effect of the auditorium in a large space.

For large home theater installations, choose a pair of rear speakers that can get you closer to the true surround sound of the cinema.The DS3 is a wall-mounted surround speaker that can operate in whats called dipole mode, to create an authentic all-enveloping effect of the auditorium in a large space. Or, you may prefer to switch to conventional monopole operation, in which the sound from side or rear is more precisely located and less diffuse. The choice depends on the room conditions, the size of the audience and the kind of material on view.Whichever mode you select, the sound quality is superlative, supplied by a 130mm Kevlar cone bass/midrange, twin midrange/high frequency units and a Nautilus tube-loaded tweeter.

 

Specifications

Bowers & Wilkins DS3 Dipole/Monopole Surround Speaker Specifications:

  • Woven Kevlar
  • Crossover Tuning
  • Nautilus Tapering Tube
  • Flowport
  • Technical features: Nautilus tube loaded aluminium dome tweeter, Kevlar brand fibre cone bass/midrange
  • Description: 2-way closed-box selectable dipole/monopole surround system
  • Drive units: 1x @ 25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency, 2x @ 80mm (3 in) midrange / high frequency, 1x @ 130mm (5 in) woven Kevlar cone bass / midrange
  • Frequency range: -6dB at 63Hz and 42kHz (monopole mode), -6dB at 63Hz and 15kHz (dipole mode)
  • Frequency response: 85Hz – 22kHz +/ 3dB on reference axis (monopole mode), 85Hz – 10kHz +/ 3dB power averaged over front hemisphere (dipole mode)
  • Dispersion:
    • Monopole mode: within 2dB of reference response
    • Horizontal: over 40 degrees arc
    • Vertical: over 10 degrees arc
    • Dipole mode: horizontal figure of eight
    • Effective null zone +/ 20 degrees (250Hz – 15kHz)
  • Sensitivity: 89dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
  • Harmonic distortion: 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
  • Nominal impedance: 8 (minimum 3.3)
  • Crossover frequency: 250Hz (dipole mode)
  • Crossover Filters: 2nd Order – midrange / high frequency, 2nd Order – bass
  • Recommended amplifier power: 25W – 100W into 8 on unclipped programme
  • recommended cable impedance: 0.1
  • Dimensions:
    • Height: 249mm (9.8 in)
    • Width: 387mm (15.25 in)
    • Depth: 186mm (7.3 in)
  • Net weight: 5.2kg (11.5 lb)
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