Reviewed by the experts
"A superbly engineered thoroughbred: Its transparency, dynamic capability, weight and control are something special."
“This speaker regularly delivers transcendent moments where you feel like you’re breathing the same air as the musicians on the recording.”
Hear small details in a big way
Mounted atop the main enclosure, the Diamond dome tweeter in its solid aluminium 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.
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.
Continuum™ cone bass mid
Solid body tweeter
2-way vented-box system
1x ø25mm (1 in) Diamond dome high-frequency
1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum™ cone bass midrange
34Hz to 35kHz
Frequency response (+/-3dB from reference axis)
42Hz to 28kHz
Sensitivity (1m on axis at 2.83Vrms)
2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)
<1 % 70Hz - 20kHz
<0.6% 120Hz - 20kHz
Nominal impedance (min)
8Ω (minimum 4.6Ω)
Recommended amplifier power
50W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Max. recommended cable impedance