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Bowers and Wilkins NAUTILUSMB

Blue Floorstanding Speakers

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Now Bowers and Wilkins NAUTILUSMB recognised as a design classic, the original Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus is not just our flagship product, but the very pinnacle of technological innovation to which all others must aspire. It is the result of a groundbreaking, five year research and development programme to achieve, as near as possible, the perfect loudspeaker.

The B&W Nautilus has been greeted worldwide as an outstanding loudspeaker which will shape the direction of the audio industry well into the new millennium. Already sought after by cognoscenti, it has been unashamedly designed with the serious audiophile in mind, not only because of its size and shape but also because of its active design – the crossover network is positioned between the pre and power amplifiers. This means that a full Nautilus system needs one stereo pre-amplifier and eight monobloc or four stereo power amplifiers per pair (amplifiers of 100 watts upwards are recommended, with 500 watts being

What's included in the box

  • Nautilus tube loading
  • Active crossover
  • 1x 300mm aluminum cone bass
  • 1x 100mm aluminum/polymer sandwich cone lower midrange
  • 1x 50mm aluminum dome upper midrange
  • 1x 25mm aluminum dome high-frequency
  • Frequency Range: -6dB at 10Hz and 25Hz
  • Frequency Response: 40Hz - 20kHz +-1dB on reference axis
  • Crossover frequencies: 220Hz, 880Hz, 3.5kHz


Technical Features : Nautilus™ tube loading
                                  Active crossover
Description : 4-way tube-loaded loudspeaker system
Drive units : 1x 300mm (12 in) aluminium cone bass
                     1x 100mm (4 in) aluminium/polymer sandwich cone lower midrange 
                     1x 50mm (2 in) aluminium dome upper midrange
                     1x 25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency
Frequency range : -6dB at 10Hz and 25kHz
Frequency response : 40Hz – 20kHz ±1dB on reference axis
Dispersion : Within 2dB of response on reference axis
Horizontal : over 60º arc
Vertical : over 10º arc
Crossover frequencies : 220Hz, 880Hz, 3.5kHz
Power amplifier requirements : 4 channels per speaker, rated
                                                   100W - 300W continuous into
                                                   8Ω on unclipped programme
                                                   (each channel to have identical gain and phase)
Height : 1210mm (47.6 in)
Width : 430mm (16.9 in)
Depth : 1105mm (43.5 in)

Net weight
Speaker : 44.5kg (98 lb)
Plinth : 42kg (92 lb)
Total : 86.5kg (190 lb)
Finish : Midnight

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