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Although I g&w only one sample for use as the center channel, five LCR3s would make a formidable surround system. The dimpling is said to smooth the flow of air as it passes out of the loudspeaker, reducing unwanted chuffing.

In these scenarios, the interconnects were Silver Serpents, along with premium speaker cables from BetterCables. Matched well with equipment and song, the DMs offer strong value. The loudspeakers are available in either maple or black vinyl finish — the review pair was maple flavored.

B&W DM303 Main/Stereo

Properly decoupling the speakers with store-bought rubber feet is one performance trick. Introduction When selecting a speaker for your music or home entertainment system, there are so many critical variables to consider including size, aesthetics, price and, lastly but surely not least, performance.

While not tipping off the front of the stage into our laps, the DMs re-create a proportional soundstage on which one can imagine the performers scooting closer together a step or two. Mini-monitors, which can cost as much as several thousand dollars are speakers made with performance in mind first.

Soundstaging is always a product of resolution, a well-treated room, good upstream components and positioning. Trickled down from the Nautilus tweeter is the use of a tapered tube for venting the driver. Acting on the hunch that some of the perceived helium may have been the result of ancillary equipment, the DMs were moved once again from the Arcam components to the Creeka modestly priced integrated amp known for its warmth.


Bookshelf speakers are typically low-priced mass-market speakers that, as the name states, are typically placed on a shelf and that is it.

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Second, even though they haven’t got the bottom-octave authority of powered towers, their smaller enclosures cause fewer acoustic problems, making them a perfect vehicle for vocals and the midrange frequencies in which most music resides. The ProAcs Response 2Ses are relatively large stand-mounted speakers, and they cast a soundstage that’s deep and wide, as well as accurate. Leave this field blank.

Like a shot of bourbon, the change did the DMs good, and their stiff upper lips relaxed just a bit. The Music After break-in, set-up, and some detailed positioning, I sat back for some tunes.

Crossed over at 4kHz, the DM has a nominal impedence of 8 ohms minimum 4. In fact, aside from being a fantastically engaging epic in its own right, Introducing Happiness is a nearly perfect promotional tool for the DMs, playing on their every strength — cleanliness, openness, and heavy on the midrange and upper midrange. The DM measures a mere 13 inches tall, seven-and-three-quarters inches wide and nine-and-one-half inches deep, weighing a scant 11 pounds apiece.

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That said, soundstaging and imaging are often two of the more sensitive areas of acoustics, and small differences in listening environments vm303 lead to significant differences in listener experience. This damped tapering tube sits behind the tweeter, providing absorption of unwanted radiation, resulting in a more natural high-frequency response.


The DM was one of the first speakers to use xm303 irregular molded-plastic enclosure to reduce internal resonance. I did not expect them to provide the opportunity to critique them on as many levels as I have. The audio law is, the more sturdy and solid the stand, the better the speaker will sound.

With five DMs, the DTS soundtrack’s surround soundfield was the tightest I’ve ever heard in my testing studio aka my living room and home office. This is manifested in what at first seemed to be over-politeness. At 13″ high, nearly 8″ wide, and 9.

B&W DM303 Bookshelf Speakers

As for the ASW sub, its watt power spec comes from a continuous test tone rather than a peak reading. Next, I ran through several takes with the opening scene from my surround reference DVD: The was reborn as a Matrix model in and again as a Nautilus in Therefore, the manufacturers can afford to use better materials and or better cm303 bracing.

Details and density do not easily confuse the DMs from staying focused. The question with the DMs, as with any speakers at nearly any price, is how well their compromises map onto your needs and wants as a listener.