B&W (Bowers & Wilkins) Matrix 805 Vintage Speakers

$799 $1,600

Vintage pair of Matrix speakers from the 90's, from renowned maker Bowers & Wilkins.

Finished in black with fabric grills.  Kevlar mid-bass drivers and bi-wire input terminals.

Very nice condition and well cared for.  Have been fully tested and are working beautifully. 

Stereophile Review:

https://www.stereophile.com/standloudspeakers/869/index.html

Some Specifications:

Description: Two-way, stand-mounted reflex dynamic loudspeaker. Drive-units: 1" (26mm) metal-dome ferrofluid-cooled tweeter, 165mm (6.5") Kevlar-cone woofer with 3" voice-coil. Crossover frequency: 2.7kHz. Frequency response: 35Hz-22kHz ±6dB. Sensitivity: 87dB/W/m (2.83V). Nominal impedance: 4 ohms. Amplifier requirements: 50W minimum, 120W maximum.

Dimensions: 12.75" (323mm) H by 13.6" (347mm) W by 8.9" (236mm) D. Weight: 18.7 lbs (8.5kg) each.
Finishes: natural oak, rosewood, walnut, or black ash.
Price: $1600/pair (1993); no longer available (2003). 800 Series Variable High Pass Alignment Filter equalizer, which increases low-frequency output to 42Hz (-3dB) cost $250 in 1993. Approximate number of dealers: 200.
Manufacturer: B&W Loudspeakers, Meadow Road, Worthing BN11 2RX, England. Tel: (44) (0)1903-524801.
Read more at
https://www.stereophile.com/content/bw-matrix-805-loudspeaker-specifications#jLuZA7tqa8R6Z66t.99 

Item

Included

Original Box

no

Manual

Printed

Remote

No

Cables

No

Physical Condition

8

Working Condition

10

 

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