Bowers And Wilkins

BOWERS & WILKINS FP37478 805 D3 Standmount Speaker - Black


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 with the BOWERS & WILKINS FP37478 805 D3 Standmount Speaker - Black.


Hear small details in a big way
Mounted atop the main enclosure, the Diamond dome tweeter in its solid aluminum housing delivers space, ambience and precise soundstage imaging.

Truly amazing sound

Voices and instruments are delivered with purity and precision, thanks to the smooth, accurate Continuum™ cone mid/bass driver.

Smooth delivery

The 805 D3's front-venting port allows superb weight from a speaker so compact, with Flowport™ technology speeding and smoothing the airflow for powerful bass without distortion.

Technical features
  • Diamond tweeter
  • Continuum™ cone bass mid
  • Anti-resonance plug
  • Flowport™
  • Optimized Matrix
  • Solid body tweeter
  • Tweeter-on-Top
  • 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 (1m on axis at 2.83Vrms)
  • 88dB
Harmonic distortion
  • 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)
  • <1 % 70Hz - 20kHz
  • <0.6% 120Hz - 20kHz
Nominal impedance (min)
  • 8? (minimum 4.6?)
Recommended amplifier power
  • 50W - 120W into 8? on unclipped programme
Max. recommended cable impedance
  • 0.1?
  • Height: 424mm
  • Width: 238mm
  • Depth: 345mm
Net weight
  • 12.6kg (28lb)
Cabinet finishes
  • Gloss black
  • Satin white
  • Rosenut
  • Prestige
Grille finishes
  • Black
  • Grey