Bowers & Wilkins 802 D4
Large 3 Way Floorstanding Speaker in the new Bowers & Wilkins Series 800 D4
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Bowers & Wilkins Diamond 802 D4
Built to similar proportions as the flagship 801 D4, the 802 D4 offers much of the performance of its sibling, including the same Turbine™ Head enclosure for its midrange drive unit, yet is more affordable overall.
802 D4’s svelte proportions and beautiful painted or real-wood-veneer finishes make for an elegant living-room companion – but one that doesn’t compromise on performance. Perfect for reference-grade stereo listening and an excellent choice in home theatre applications.
Aerofoil™ bass cone
The Aerofoil bass cone technology remains an outstanding solution to the conundrum of combining low mass and high stiffness in bass cones, thanks to its carbon-fibre skin and variable-profile foam core. Now, B&W added the foam Anti-Resonance Plug for lower distortion and even cleaner bass.
Every stereo model in the new 800 Series Diamond™ range has a significantly upgraded cabinet with an all-new aluminium top-plate. This also provides a perfect mounting point for all-new Leather by Connolly trim, with luxurious black leather for dark cabinets and light grey for lighter finishes.
Decoupled midrange assembly
Like its floorstanding siblings in the new range, 802 D4 has a dedicated midrange cone using three key Bowers & Wilkins technologies: the Continuum™ cone, Biomimetic Suspension and midrange decoupling, the latter ensuring minimal interference from the operation of the loudspeaker’s bass drivers.
One of the best
802 D4 is a very special loudspeaker in its own right, with a thrilling blend of performance and style that other loudspeakers will find hard to emulate. Only one model in the range can best it – the flagship 801 D4, which has 250mm (10in) bass cones in a more substantial low-frequency enclosure.
B&W provides solutions for any demand and application – be it the stage direction studio of a philharmonic venue or the acoustic supply of a home cinema. Tranquil and mature sound meet excellent workmanship.
We have a wide range of B&W speakres available for demonstration in our HiFi studios in Berlin-Kreuzberg. We look forward to your visit!
|Model||B&W 802 D4|
|Technical features||Diamond tweeter
Solid body Tweeter-on-Top
Continuum™ cone FST
Aerofoil™ cone bass units
|Description||3-way vented-box system|
|Drive units||1x ø25mm (1in) diamond dome high-frequency
1x ø150mm (6in) Continuum cone FST midrange
2x ø200mm (8in) Aerofoil cone bass units
|Frequency range||14Hz to 35kHz|
|Frequency response||17Hz to 28kHz (+/-3dB from reference axis)|
|Sensitivity||90dB (on axis at 2.83Vrms at 1m)|
|Harmonic distortion||2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB,1m on axis)
<1% 70Hz – 20kHz
<0.3% 100Hz – 20kHz
|Nominal impedance||8Ω (minimum 3.0Ω)|
|Recommended amplifier power||50W – 500W into 8Ω on unclipped programme|
|Max. recommended cable impedance||0.1Ω|
|Finishes||Gloss Black / Black Grille
White / Grey Grille
Satin Rosenut / Black Grille
Satin Walnut / Grey Grille