Bowers & Wilkins 802 D4 Floor-standing Speakers (Pair)
Packing a punch
Meet the sibling of the flagship 801. Whilst the 802 is a more affordable option, it still packs much of the technology and performance of the 801 floor-standers. This member of the Diamond 4 family includes the Turbine Head enclosure for its midrange drive unit and is available in the four classic Bowers & Wilkins finishes.
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
Our 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, we have 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.
|Technical Features||Diamond tweeter
Solid body Tweeter-on-Top
Continuum™ cone FST
Aerofoil™ cone bass units
|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
8Ω (minimum 3.0Ω)
|Recommended Amplifier Power||50W – 500W into 8Ω on unclipped programme|
|Max Recommended Cable Impedance||0.1Ω|