RARE Collectable: B&W Matrix 800 V1 Reference Top Loud Speakers ! These are the only pair I've ever seen and I'm a B&W Dealer, sound wonderful and look far more impressive in person ! ! !
Shipping will be difficult if boxes are required add $600 for boxing + shipping costs.
One tweeter is wrinkled but sound fine (see pictures).
The two complete speaker assemblies are mirror images of one another,
which can either be placed with woofer cabinet points facing inward or
outward (toward or away from the opposing speaker).
S/N 042 Specifications:
reflex-loaded loudspeaker with line-level bass equalizer. Drive-units: two Description:
reflex-loaded loudspeaker with line-level bass equalizer. Drive-units:
two 12" polymer-cone bass, two 5" Kevlar-cone midrange, one 1.25"
ferrofluid-cooled, metal-dome tweeter. Frequency response: 23Hz–20kHz,
±2dB free-field. Impedance: 4 ohms nominal (3 ohms minimum).
Sensitivity: 93dB for 2.83V at 1m. Recommended power: 150W–800W.
75.375" H by 19.25" W by 23.25" D. Weight: 240 lbs.Prices:
Loudspeakers Ltd., Dale Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 2BH, England.
US: B&W Group North America, 54 North Concord Street, North Reading,
MA 01864-2699. Tel: (978) 664-2870. Fax: (978) 664-4109. Web: www.bwspeakers.com
Read more at http://www.stereophile.com/content/bampw-matrix-800-loudspeaker-specifications#cFBMLCRdE1LFQc7M.99STEREOPHILE Review @
Shortcomings: There are none.
Conclusion: The B&W Matrix 800 redefines the art of loudspeaker design. To this
end, it goes far beyond anything else currently available, regardless of
price or size. While I can't imagine anyone not being impressed with
the sheer dynamic capabilities and enormous soundstage of this speaker,
it is far too demanding of time and ancillary electronics for the casual
listener. Musically, it has no peers. The B&W 800 is the
ultimate musicians' reference transducer, retrieving every nuance of the
recorded performance. In fact, I'm putting my money where my music is,
and buying the review pair. So if you want the best, and are searching
for that elusive dream of the absolute, there is nothing, short of the
real thing, that will bring you closer to live music.
Read more at http://www.stereophile.com/content/bampw-matrix-800-loudspeaker-page-3#svyFKG6tCbIsvGVt.99
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