Bowers & Wilkins 704 S3 Floorstanding Speaker

£3,000.00 inc. VAT

Trade-in available.

704 S3 is the slimmest floor-standing loudspeaker made by Bowers & Wilkins, and it still packs a mighty punch. The twin Aerofoil Profile bass drivers ensure ample extension and scale, while its decoupled Continuum cone FST™ driver delivers crystal-clear midrange performance.

Available in Gloss Black, Satin White or Mocha finish.


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Description

704 S3

This elegant floor-standing loudspeaker is slimmer and easier to accommodate than ever. Perfect for superlative sound in smaller spaces.

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

Thanks to composite construction, the Continuum™ cone avoids the abrupt transitions in behaviour that can impair the performance of a conventional drive unit. The result is a more open, neutral performance that delivers voices and instruments with precision and transparency.

Every three-way loudspeaker in the new 700 Series has a dedicated midrange cone using four key Bowers & Wilkins technologies: the Continuum cone, FST™, Biomimetic Suspension and midrange decoupling, the latter ensuring minimal interference from the operation of the loudspeaker’s bass drivers.

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
  • Continuum™ cone FST™ midrange
  • Decoupled midrange
  • Aerofoil™ Profile bass cones
  • Flowport™

Specifications

  • Description: 3-way vented-box system
  • Drive Units:
    • 1 x 25 mm Decoupled Carbon Dome high-frequency
    • 1 x 130 mm Continuum cone FST midrange
    • 2 x 130 mm Aerofoil profile bass
  • Frequency Range: 43 Hz – 33 kHz
  • Frequency Response: 48 Hz – 28 kHz ±3 dB
  • Sensitivity: 88 dB spl (2.83 Vrms, 1 m)
  • Harmonic Distortion: 2nd + 3rd harmonics (90 dB, 1 m on axis) / < 1 % 100 Hz – 22 kHz / < 0.5 % 300 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Nominal Impedance: 8 Ω (minimum 3.1 Ω)
  • Recommended Amplifier Power: 30 W – 150 W into 8 Ω on unclipped programme
  • Max Recommended Cable Impedance: 0.1 Ω
  • Height: 925 mm cabinet only / 964 mm including plinth
  • Width: 165 mm cabinet only / 252 mm including plinth
  • Depth: 263 mm cabinet only / 300 mm including grille and terminals / 321 mm including plinth
  • Net weight: 20.53 kg
  • Cabinet Finishes: Gloss Black / Satin White / Mocha
  • Grille Finishes: Black / Grey (Satin White only)

Full Bowers & Wilkins Range Available

Unilet Sound & Vision are official retail partners for Bowers & Wilkins, providing sales, advice and assistance on their entire range of high-quality audio products. Please do get in touch if you would like a demonstration or wish to purchase.

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 20.53 kg
Dimensions 32.1 × 25.2 × 96.4 cm
Colour

Gloss Black, Mocha, Satin White

Purchase Options

Click & Collect, Trade-In Available

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