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Bowers & Wilkins

703 S2

A big speaker in every sense, the 703 S2 has both the grace and power to bring every element of your music to life, from delicate nuances to monstrous bass lines.

Brand: Bowers & Wilkins
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£2,399.00

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A big speaker in every sense, the 703 S2 has both the grace and power to bring every element of your music to life, from delicate nuances to monstrous bass lines.

Technical features:

  • Decoupled Carbon Dome tweeter
  • Continuum cone FST midrange
  • Decoupled midrange
  • Aerofoil profile bass cones
  • Flowport™

Description :

  • 3-way vented-box system

Drive units :

  • 1x ø25mm (1 in) Decoupled Carbon Dome high-frequency
  • 1x ø150mm (6 in) Continuum cone FST midrange
  • 2x ø165mm (6.5 in) Aerofoil profile bass

Frequency range

  • -6dB at 30Hz and 33kHz

Frequency response

  • 46Hz - 28kHz ±3dB

Sensitivity

  • 89dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)
  • 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
  • <1% 90Hz - 22kHz
  • <0.5% 120Hz - 20kHz

Nominal impedance

  • 8Ω (minimum 3.1Ω)

Recommended amplifier power

  • 30W - 200W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

Dimensions

  • Height: 990mm (39 in) cabinet only - 1025mm (40.4 in) including plinth
  • Width: 200mm (7.9 in) cabinet only - 320mm (12.6 in) including plinth
  • Depth: 300mm (11.8 in) cabinet only - 321mm (12.6 in) inc. grille and terminals  - 370mm (14.6 in)


Net weight

  • 25.0kg (55.2 lb)

Finishes Cabinet:

  • Rosenut
  • Gloss Black
  • Satin White

Grille:

  • Black
  • Grey (Satin White only)
  • Satin White

Carbon Dome™ tweeter
Carbon Dome™ tweeters are a brand new technology purpose-built for the 700 Series. Delivering a dramatic improvement on the aluminium double-dome tweeter, they raise the breakup threshold to 47kHz, for pinpoint imaging accuracy and detail.

Continuum™ Cone
First introduced with the 800 Series Diamond, the Continuum™ cone represents the biggest step-change in midrange performance since Kevlar®. Its woven, coated material provides highly controlled break-up, resulting in a more open, neutral midrange.

Decoupled midrange
The midrange driver in the floor-standers feature a decoupled design, adapted from a similar system in the 800 Series Diamond. Decoupling reduces cabinet colouration, and boosts midrange clarity.

Aerofoil™ Profile bass cone
Developed using advanced computer modeling techniques, the Aerofoil™ Profile bass cone has a variable thickness, providing stiffness and rigidity where it’s needed most. The result: deep and dynamic bass.

Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins, or B&W, is a British company that produces audio equipment, most notably loudspeakers. B&W was founded in 1966 by John Bowers at Worthing, West Sussex, England. Currently, B&W, while still based in Worthing, is part of the B&W Group Ltd., which also includes audio equipment manufacturers Rotel and Classé.

B&W previously offered a range of electronics, such as amplifiers, under the Aura brand, but it was discontinued in 1997. Other sub-brands were 'John Bowers' for the Active One loudspeaker and preamp and 'Rock Solid' for a lifestyle speaker range. The B&W 'Blue Room' brand for 'Pod' speakers disappeared as these are currently produced and sold by Scandyna.[1] From 1988 to 1996 B&W ran their own record label.