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B&W DS3
7.8 out of 10

B&W DS3

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Woven Kevlar
Yes
Crossover Tuning
Yes
Nautilus Tapering Tube
Yes
Flowport
Yes
Technical features
Nautilus™ tube loaded aluminium dome tweeter
Description
2-way closed-box selectable dipole/monopole surround system
Drive units
1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency
Frequency range
-6dB at 63Hz and 42kHz (monopole mode)
Frequency response
85Hz – 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis (monopole mode)
Dispersion
Monopole mode: within 2dB of reference response
Sensitivity
89dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
Harmonic distortion
2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
Nominal impedance
8Ω (minimum 3.3Ω)
Crossover frequency
4kHz (monopole mode)
Crossover frequency
250Hz (dipole mode)
Crossover Filters
1st Order – tweeter
Crossover Filters
2nd Order – midrange / high frequency
Recommended amplifier power
25W – 100W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Max. recommended cable impedance
0.1Ω
Dimensions
Height: 249mm (9.8 in)
Net weight
5.2kg (11.5 lb)
Finishes
Black
Release Date
First seen
30 December 2007