Bowers & Wilkins 702 S2 Floorstanding Speaker

£3,399.00

Trade-in available

The B&W 702 S2 is the flagship 3-way floor-standing loudspeaker in the 700 Series, featuring a wealth of state-of-the-art technologies including a solid body Carbon Dome tweeter housing and Continuum™ cone.

With three dedicated Aerofoil™ Profile bass drivers, a Continuum™ cone, and a solid body tweeter housing on top, 702 S2 brings the goosebump-inducing clarity and detail of studio-quality sound to your home audio set-up.

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Description

702 Series 2

Music. Movies. Television. 702 S2 promises to transform your living room into a haven of high-quality sound, thanks to its studio-grade technologies trickled down from the 800 Series Diamond.

Milled from a solid block of aluminium, the signature B&W solid body tweeter housing design creates an acoustically optimised housing for the tweeter – one that’s exceptionally inert and resistant to resonances.

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

Voices and instruments are delivered with purity and precision, thanks to the smooth, accurate Continuum™ cone midrange driver.

The midrange drivers in 702 S2 feature a decoupled design, adapted from a similar system in the 800 Series Diamond. Decoupling reduces cabinet colouration, and boosts midrange clarity.

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

Features

  • Decoupled Carbon Dome tweeter
  • Solid Body Tweeter-on-Top
  • Continuum™ cone FST™ midrange
  • Decoupled midrange
  • Aerofoil™ Profile bass cones
  • Flowport™

Specifications

  • Model: 702 S2
  • Description: 3-way vented-box system
  • Drive units:, 1x 25mm (1 in) Decoupled Carbon Dome high-frequency, 1x 150mm (6 in) Continuum cone FST midrange, 3x 165mm (6.5 in) Aerofoil Profile bass
  • Frequency range: -6dB at 28Hz and 33kHz
  • Frequency response: 46Hz – 28kHz ±3dB
  • Sensitivity: 90dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)
  • Harmonic distortion: 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m), <1% 86Hz – 28kHz, <0.5% 110Hz – 20kHz
  • Nominal impedance: 8Ω (minimum 3.1Ω)
  • Recommended amplifier power: 30W – 300W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
  • Dimensions: Height: 994mm (39 in) cabinet only 1087mm (42.8 in) including tweeter and plinth / Width: 200mm (7.9 in) cabinet only 366mm (14.4 in) including plinth / Depth: 337mm (13.3 in) cabinet only 364mm (14.3 in) inc. grille and terminals 414mm including plinth
  • Net weight: 29.5kg (65 lb)
  • Cabinet finishes: Gloss Black, Satin White, Rosenut
  • Grille finishes: Black (on Gloss Black & Rosenut), Grey (on Satin White)

More Information

Brand

Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) is now a very large company, with distribution chains and customers all over the world. However it began in 1966 with John Bowers hand-assembling speaker systems for local clients in Worthing, West Sussex, in the back of the electrical store that he ran with his friend Roy Wilkins.

Five decades later the company is a global leader in sound, and in 2016 Bowers & Wilkins were incredibly proud to celebrate their 50th anniversary – and even more proud that the ethos, passion and drive of its founder is still a vital element in its continuing success.

Bowers & Wilkins | Unilet Sound & Vision

Additional information

Weight 29.5 kg
Dimensions 41.4 × 36.6 × 108.7 cm
Colour

Gloss Black, Rosenut, Satin White

Purchase Options

Click & Collect, Trade-In Available

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