800 Series Diamond

805 Maserati Edition

Bowers & Wilkins meets Maserati in this special edition model. Designed to reflect an opulent yet understated Maserati car interior, it features luxury black leather, birdseye real wood veneer and Maserati’s Trident on the integrated stand.

805 Maserati Edition

The 805 Maserati Edition features a tweeter of pure synthetic diamond. We go to such lengths because diamond’s combination of lightness and extreme rigidity means no material is better suited to reproducing high-frequency signals.

Diamond dome tweeters have long been considered an exclusive luxury in the world of audio – a refinement to be reserved only for the most expensive, studio-sized loudspeakers. No longer. The 805 Diamond is nothing less than a revolution in speaker design: the first speaker of its size and at this price point to come with a diamond tweeter. Because studio-quality sound shouldn’t just be for studios.

The 805 Maserati Edition is crafted from materials that reflect the partnership: the exquisite birdseye real wood veneer and black Maserati leather reflect the luxurious interior of the brand’s cars, and the speaker stand that forms an integral part of the 805 Maserati Edition is finished with the same polished wood veneer and features the Maserati Trident. The Trident has been part of the Maserati identity since 1926, and was designed by Mario Maserati based upon the statue of Neptune in the fountain of Bologna’s Piazza Maggiore.

805 Maserati Edition
Woven Kevlar
Crossover Tuning
Nautilus Tapering Tube
Flowport
Mushrooms
Tweeter on Top
Matrix
Diamond Tweeters
De-coupling
Quad Magnet Tweeter Motor
Description 2-way vented-box system
Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) diamond dome high-frequency

1x ø165mm (6.5 in) woven Kevlar® cone bass / midrange
Frequency range -6dB at 42Hz and 33kHz
Frequency response 49Hz - 28kHz ±3dB on reference axis
Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response
Horizontal: over 60º arc
Vertical: over 10º arc
Sensitivity 88dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)

<1% 100Hz - 22kHz

<0.5% 150Hz - 20kHz
Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 4.7Ω)
Crossover frequency 4kHz
Recommended amplifier power 50W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Max. recommended cable impedance 0.1Ω
Height: 418mm (16.5 in)
Width: 238mm (9.4 in)
Depth: 351mm (13.8 in)
Net weight 12kg (26 lb)
Cabinet: Bird’s Eye real wood veneer
Black leather
Grille: Black cloth

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