Bowers & Wilkins 683 S2

£1,149.00 inc.VAT

The largest speaker in the 600 Series. This floorstander is ideal for audiophile stereo and home theatre applications in larger rooms, delivering serious performance and amazing value.

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The 683 S2 features a Decoupled Double Dome tweeter – technology evolved from Bowers & Wilkins CM10 speaker. The double dome design uses an extremely thin aluminium dome for lightness, surrounded by a thicker aluminium ring for rigidity. The result is a far more precise treble performance. And while the tweeter looks like it?s part of the main speaker, it?s physically separated in its own gel-filled cavity, so performance isn?t hit by unwanted resonances or vibrations, for a more natural, spacious sound.

Serious and accurate bass performance is equally vital to such a room-filling speaker. That?s why the 683 S2 features a new bass driver construction method, using a similar method of bracing to the tweeter with twin layers of aluminium. The richer, distortion-free bass response is sumptuous.

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Technical features

Description 3-way vented-box system Drive units 1x ?25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency 1x ?150mm (6 in) woven Kevlar? cone FST? midrange 2x ?165mm (6.5 in) aluminium cone bass Frequency range -6dB at 30Hz and 50kHz Frequency response 52Hz – 22kHz ?3dB on reference axis Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response Horizontal: over 60? arc Vertical: over 10? arc Sensitivity 89dB spl (2.83V, 1m) Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m) <1% 95Hz – 22kHz <0.5% 120Hz – 20kHz Nominal impedance 8? (minimum 3.0?) Crossover frequencies 400Hz, 4kHz Recommended amplifier power 25W – 200W into 8? on unclipped programme Max. recommended cable impedance 0.1? Dimensions Height: 985mm (38.8 in) cabinet only Width: 190mm (7.5 in) cabinet only Depth: 364mm (14.3 in) Net weight 27.2kg (59.7 lb)

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