Bowers & Wilkins 704 S3 Floor-Standing Speaker
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The slimmest floor-standing loudspeaker Bowers & Wilkins makes, 704 S3 still packs a mighty punch. Its twin Aerofoil Profile bass drivers ensure ample extension and scale, while its decoupled Continuum cone FST™ driver delivers crystal clear midrange performance.
A house for high frequencies
Carbon Dome tweeters are purpose-built for the 700 Series. Delivering a dramatic improvement on the aluminium double dome tweeter, they raise the breakup threshold to 47kHz, for pinpoint imaging accuracy and detail.
Truly amazing sound
Thanks to its composite construction, the Continuum™ cone avoids the abrupt transitions in behaviour that can impair the performance of a conventional drive unit. The result is a more open, neutral performance that delivers voices and instruments with precision and transparency.
Clean and clear
Every three-way loudspeaker in the new 700 Series has a dedicated midrange cone using four key Bowers & Wilkins technologies: the Continuum cone, FST™, Biomimetic Suspension and midrange decoupling, the latter ensuring minimal interference from the operation of the loudspeaker’s bass drivers.
A triumph of science
Developed using advanced computer modelling techniques, the Aerofoil™ Profile bass cone has variable thickness, providing stiffness and rigidity where it’s needed most. The result: deep and dynamic bass.
Size & weight
|Dimensions||Height: 925 mm cabinet only
964 mm including plinth
Width: 165 mm cabinet only
252 mm including plinth
Depth: 263 mm cabinet only
300 mm including grille and terminals
321 mm including plinth
|Technical features||Decoupled Carbon Dome tweeter
Continuum™ cone FST™ midrange
Aerofoil™ Profile bass cones
|Description||3-way vented-box system|
|Drive units||1x ø25mm (1 in) Decoupled Carbon Dome high-frequency
1x ø130mm (5 in) Continuum cone FST midrange
2x ø130mm (5 in) Aerofoil profile bass
|Frequency range||43Hz and 33kHz|
|Frequency response||48Hz - 28kHz ±3dB|
|Sensitivity||88dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)|
|Harmonic distortion||2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)
<1% 100Hz - 22kHz
<0.5% 300Hz - 20kHz
|Nominal impedance||8Ω (minimum 3.1Ω)|
|Recommended amplifier power||30W - 150W into 8Ω on unclipped programme|
|Max recommended cable impedance||0.1Ω|
|Cabinet finishes||Gloss Black
Grey (Satin White only)
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