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Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 (pair)

 
B&W 685 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Black
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    At home on either a stand or bookshelf, delivering outstanding performance.

    Perfectly sized for most rooms, it combines new Decoupled Double Dome tweeters, Aramid Fibre cones and Anti-Resonance Plugs, with the value for which the 600 Series is rightly renowned.

    Perfect For

    • Medium sized main listening rooms
    • Sonos Connect:Amp
    • Home cinema systems
    • Speakers we’d put on to get our friends into hi-fi - WhatHi-Fi 2014

    Features

    B&W 685 S2 (pair)

    The Decoupled Double Dome tweeter found in the 685 S2, and the rest of the new 600 Series, is technology taken straight from our award-winning CM10 speaker. A dual-layer design combines a thin aluminum dome for lightness and a thicker aluminum ring for rigidity – the result is absolutely stunning, with far greater clarity in the audible spectrum.

    The tweeter is also decoupled from the main cabinet, kept physically separate in its own cavity with a ring of gel cushioning it from vibrations. This improves imaging and dispersion for a more natural, spacious treble.

    As well as a decoupled, double dome aluminum tweeter, the two-way 685 S2 features a full-range 6.5-inch driver constructed from woven Aramid Fibre and using Anti-Resonance Plug dustcaps, as seen in high-end Bowers & Wilkins speakers. The result is stunning audio quality from a highly versatile smaller speaker.

    Specifications

    Woven Kevlar Yes
    Crossover Tuning Yes
    Nautilus Tapering Tube Yes
    Flowport Yes
    Technical features Decoupled Double Dome aluminum tweeter with Nautilus™ tube loading
    Aramid Fibre brand fibre cone bass/midrange
    Flowport™
    Description 2-way vented-box system
    Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminum dome high-frequency
    1x ø165mm (6.5 in) woven Kevlar® cone bass /
    midrange
    Frequency range -6dB at 45Hz and 50kHz
    Frequency response 52Hz - 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis
    Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response
    Horizontal: over 60º arc
    Vertical: over 10º arc
    Sensitivity 87dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
    Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
    <1% 95Hz - 22kHz
    <0.5% 140Hz - 20kHz
    Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 3.5Ω)
    Crossover frequencies 4kHz
    Recommended amplifier power 25W - 100W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
    Max. recommended cable impedance 0.1Ω
    Dimensions Height: 345mm (13.5 in)
    Width: 190mm (7.5 in)
    Depth: 324mm (12.8 in)
    Net weight 6.8kg (14.9 lb)
    Finishes Black Ash
    White

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