Bowers & Wilkins 606 S2 Anniversary Edition Speakers
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The new Bowers & Wilkins 606 S2 Anniversary Edition takes the award-winning 606 formula and improves upon it. By complementing the Continuum cone and Decoupled Double-dome tweeter with an enhanced cross-over design and a beautiful new finish, 606 is now even more appealing to even more music lovers.
Layered, beautiful details.
The new 606 S2 Anniversary Edition adopts a refined and upgraded version of the proven Decoupled Double Dome tweeter, offering 38kHz breakup performance. The result? An accurate and immersive reproduction of your favourite music.
Truly amazing sound.
Voices and instruments are delivered with purity and precision, thanks to the revolutionary Continuum cone, as found in our flagship 800 Series Diamond. Once reserved for only our most revered models, Continuum brings you a cleaner and more accurate performance.
Upgraded and optimised crossovers.
As well as celebratory cosmetic changes, 600 Series Anniversary also benefits from a new optimised crossover design featuring carefully selected components, offering greater insight from your music.
About Bowers & Wilkins
1960s: Humble beginnings
The sleepy coastal town of Worthing in South England might not look like a hotbed of 1960s freewheeling experimentation, but for audio fans it’s a place that’s synonymous with innovation. Thanks to the first Bowers & Wilkins speakers built here in the early years of the company, music lovers could experience albums such as Sgt. Pepper and Pet Sounds in new, mind-expanding depth and clarity.
1970s: A decade of milestones
The decade that saw a series of musical upheavals from disco to punk rock also brought several major milestones for Bowers & Wilkins. The company introduced curved cabinet forms and new cone materials such as Aramid fibre. And it all culminated in the launch of the 801, soon to become the reference speaker of choice for many of the world’s leading recording studios.
1980s: The application of science
Extensive investment in research led to the establishment of the company’s dedicated R&D facility in Steyning. The era of MTV pop superstardom and bombastic stadium rock also saw Bowers & Wilkins buck the trend and introduce something small and unobtrusive: the “compact monitor”, or CM1.
1990s: Rewriting the rulebook
The 1990s saw the pioneering work of the Steyning research team realised in spectacular fashion with the launch of Nautilus™, a speaker that upended preconceived notions of speaker design. It also saw major product launches at both ends of the spectrum, with the unveiling of the highly regarded entry-level 600 Series and the flagship Nautilus 800 Series.
2000s: Hi-fi goes digital
The decade that brought us iPods and smartphones saw us embrace the new world of digital with the launch of the Zeppelin. We also expanded into the car audio market with our partnership with Jaguar, and launched a revolutionary new speaker technology in the form of diamond tweeter domes.
The 2010s: Innovation overdrive
Monumental technological change seemed to be everywhere in the 2010s, and Bowers & Wilkins was no exception.
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606 S2 Anniversary Edition
2-way vented-box system
Decoupled Double Dome aluminum tweeter
Continuum™ cone FST™ midrange
1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminum dome high-frequency
1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum™ cone bass / midrange
-6dB at 40Hz and 33kHz
52Hz – 28kHz ±3dB
88dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)
2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
<1% 100Hz – 22kHz
<0.5% 150Hz – 20kHz
8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)
Reccomended amplifier power
30W – 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Height: 345mm (13.5 in)
Width: 190mm (7.5 in)
Depth: 300mm (11.8 in) cabinet only
324mm (12.8 in) including grille and terminals
6.9kg (15.2 lb)
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