Bowers & Wilkins HTM2 D3 Centre Speaker

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Powerful and dynamic, the HTM2 D3 is the ideal centre speaker for use with the smaller 800 Series Diamond speakers.

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Bowers & Wilkins HTM2 D3 Centre Speaker

The Bowers & Wilkins HTM2 D3 is the perfect partner for the smaller speakers in 800 Series Diamond range. Boasting Diamond dome tweeters, Continuum and Aerofoil cones, crystal clear sound is guaranteed.

Stand sold separately.

Compact Diamond centre

More compact than the HTM1 D3, this is the ideal speaker to partner with the smaller 800 Series Diamond models.

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.

Nimble and powerful

Solid, dramatic bass is delivered through the rigidity and lightness of the uniquely-shaped variable thickness Aerofoil™ cone.

About Bowers & Wilkins

1960s: Humble beginnings

The sleepy coastal town of Worthing in South England might not look like a hotbed of 1960s freewheeling experimentation, but for audio fans it’s a place that’s synonymous with innovation. Thanks to the first Bowers & Wilkins speakers built here in the early years of the company, music lovers could experience albums such as Sgt. Pepper and Pet Sounds in new, mind-expanding depth and clarity.

1970s: A decade of milestones

The decade that saw a series of musical upheavals from disco to punk rock also brought several major milestones for Bowers & Wilkins. The company introduced curved cabinet forms and new cone materials such as Aramid fibre. And it all culminated in the launch of the 801, soon to become the reference speaker of choice for many of the world’s leading recording studios.

1980s: The application of science

Extensive investment in research led to the establishment of the company’s dedicated R&D facility in Steyning. The era of MTV pop superstardom and bombastic stadium rock also saw Bowers & Wilkins buck the trend and introduce something small and unobtrusive: the “compact monitor”, or CM1.

1990s: Rewriting the rulebook

The 1990s saw the pioneering work of the Steyning research team realised in spectacular fashion with the launch of Nautilus™, a speaker that upended preconceived notions of speaker design. It also saw major product launches at both ends of the spectrum, with the unveiling of the highly regarded entry-level 600 Series and the flagship Nautilus 800 Series.

2000s: Hi-fi goes digital

The decade that brought us iPods and smartphones saw us embrace the new world of digital with the launch of the Zeppelin. We also expanded into the car audio market with our partnership with Jaguar, and launched a revolutionary new speaker technology in the form of diamond tweeter domes.

The 2010s: Innovation overdrive

Monumental technological change seemed to be everywhere in the 2010s, and Bowers & Wilkins was no exception.

Colour

Black

Specifications

Technical features
Diamond tweeter
Continuum™ Cone FST™
Anti-Resonance plug
Aerofoil™ cone bass units
Flowport™
Optimised Matrix
Solid body tweeter
Tweeter-on-Top

Description
3-way vented-box system

Drive units
1x ø25mm (1 in) Diamond dome high-frequency
1x ø130mm (5 in) Continuum™ cone FST™ midrange
2x ø165mm (6.5 in) Aerofoil™ cone bass units

Frequency range
33Hz to 35kHz

Frequency response (+/-3dB from reference axis)
45Hz to 28kHz

Sensitivity (1m on axis at 2.83Vrms)
90dB

Harmonic distortion
2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)
<1 % 80Hz – 20kHz
<0.3% 130Hz – 20kHz

Nominal impedance (min)
8Ω (minimum 3.0Ω )

Recommended amplifier power
50W – 200W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

Max. recommended cable impedance
0.1Ω

Dimensions
Height: 302mm (not including feet)
Width: 720mm
Depth: 326mm

Net weight
20kg (44lb)

Cabinet finishes
Gloss black
Satin white
Rosenut

Grille finishes
Black
Gray

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