Bowers & Wilkins HTM71 S3 Centre Speaker

$3,199.00 inc. GST

Bowers and Wilkins HTM71 S3 centre speaker for sale in castle hill
Bowers & Wilkins HTM71 S3 Centre Speaker

The Bowers & Wilkins HTM71 S3 has undergone a major upgrade over the previous S2 version with improved aesthetics and a massive step up in sonic performance. B&W’s 700 S3 flagship centre-channel speaker features a Carbon Dome drive unit housed in a Tweeter-On-Top enclosure, a 130mm (5in) Continuum Cone FST™ midrange driver – particularly important for clarity with dialogue – and twin Aerofoil™ Profile bass cones. It’s the perfect partner for the 705 S3, 703 S3 and 702 S3.


Bowers and Wilkins HTM71 S3 centre speaker to buy in castle hill

Bowers & Wilkins HTM71 S3 Features and Specifications:

Improvements over HTM71 “S2”

  • Gains tweeter-on-top, with an anodised solid body with improved decoupling
  • Configuration changed from S2 (4” MF + 6” LF) to S3 5” (MF + 5” LF) to improve performance & maintain a similar height
  • Flat baffle with protruding drivers
  • Improved terminal tray
  • Upgraded motors, chassis and crossover
  • Biomimetic Suspension

Technical features

  • Decoupled Carbon Dome tweeter
  • Solid Body Tweeter-on-Top
  • Continuum™ cone midrange
  • Aerofoil™ Profile bass cones
  • Flowport™

Description 3-way

  • vented-box system

Drive units

  • 1x ø25mm (1in) Decoupled Carbon Dome high-frequency
  • 1x ø130mm (5in) Continuum cone midrange
  • 2x ø130mm (5in) Aerofoil Profile bass

Frequency range

  • 45Hz to 33kHz

Frequency response (+/-3dB from reference axis)

  • 50Hz – 28kHz

Sensitivity (on axis at 2.83Vrms at 1m)

  • 89dB

Harmonic distortion

  • 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m on axis)
  • <1% 90Hz – 22kHz
  • <0.5% 120Hz – 20kHz

Nominal impedance

  • 8Ω (minimum 3.0Ω

Recommended amplifier power

  • 30W – 200W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

Max. recommended cable impedance

  • 0.1Ω



  • 165mm (6.5in) cabinet only
  • 233mm (9.2in) including tweeter


  • 628mm (24.7in) cabinet only


  • 318mm (12.5in) cabinet only
  • 356mm (14in) including grille and terminals

Net weight

  • 17.5kg (38.5lbs)

Finishes Cabinet:

  • Gloss black
  • Satin white
  • Mocha
  • Rosenut


  • Black
  • Grey (Satin White only)





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