B&W 606 Bookshelf Speaker White (Pair)
Bowers and Wilkins new 606 Series loudspeakers use technologies developed in their studio monitor series.....their monitors are used in famous recording studios such as Abbey Road studios in London. The Contiuum mid/bass driver which creates layered midrange sound which is quintessential in the accurate reproduction of vocals and key instruments including piano, guitar and string instruments, is a direct descendant from their world famous 800 Series monitors. Surprisingly compact,these aesthetically pleasing bookshelf speakers delight with their rhythmic sound.To complement this new cone Bowers and Wilkins have retained their Decoupled Double Dome Tweeter, an important ingredient of imparting the rhythm of the music.Surprisingly compact, these aesthetically pleasing bookshelf speakers delight with their rhythmic sound.
The B&W 606 speakers deliver a highly entertaining sound. A lively treble grabs your ear and gives a good pace to the music, while notes stop and start with snappy precision, which only helps keep your toes tapping.The crisp clarity in the treble, and across the spectrum, gives the 606s real energy and drive.The Bowers & Wilkins 606 offers better dynamics and deeper bass than most speakers its size.
The 606 delivers a convincingly proportioned soundstage populated with believably scaled musicians and instruments. It’s a presentation that marries body and weight with supple speed and agility and the ability to sustain a lovely rich, natural tonality and properly nuanced dynamic contrasts as the volume is pushed towards party levels. The new Continuum mid/bass driver is chiefly responsible for their crisp sound, but other aspects of the speaker's design, such as the crossover network and construction of the cabinet, surely deserve some of the credit, too.
At a great size and price, the 606s will breathe new life into your favourite tracks. They’re upbeat and energetic, deliver punchy, solid bass and offer class-leading levels of detail and dynamics.These B&Ws simply don’t miss a beat.
Stands not included.
|Technical features||Decoupled Double Dome aluminium tweeter
Continuum cone bass/ midrange
|Description||2-way vented-box system|
|Drive units||1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency
1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum cone bass / midrange
|Frequency range||-6dB at 40Hz and 33kHz|
|Frequency response||52Hz - 28kHz ±3dB|
|Sensitivity||88dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)|
|Harmonic distortion||2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
<1% 100Hz - 22kHz
<0.5% 150Hz - 20kHz
|Nominal impedance||8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)|
|Recommended amplifier power||30W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme|
|Dimensions||Height: 345mm (13.5 in)
Width: 190mm (7.5 in)
Depth: 300mm (11.8 in) cabinet only
|Net weight||6.9kg (15.2 lb)|