Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bass subwoofer

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By soundandvision.com on 60

Blame it on Sonos. In the early 2000s, at what was then the Los Angeles headquarters of the Stereophile Guide to Home Theater, we were visited by a gentleman from that then largely unknown company who had a product he was eager to promote: a wireless...

By stereo.net.au on 100

I knew the Bowers & Wilkins name long before I became an audiophile. To my eyes, the brand rubbed shoulders with the likes of TAG, BMW, Bang & Olufsen and Ortofon, to name but a few. I knew it to be an unalloyed luxury brand that specialised in audio.As...

By Home Theater Review on 70

Bass-heads can find more boom for fewer dollars if they want, but the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bass isn't designed for that audience. This subwoofer is designed for applications where more traditional subwoofers might just not fit in. It's designed...

By Home Theater HiFi on

The Formation Bar supports Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Bluetooth (aptX HD, v4.1 Class 2, AAC, and SBC), Dolby Digital (via the TOSLink optical connection), and it's Roon Ready. Even better is support for 24-bit/96kHz high-resolution sources, which...

By hifichoicemag.com on

The £3,500 Duo is the most traditional-looking speaker in the series, and adopts the same 25mm carbon dome tweeter-on-top technology and 165mm mid/bass Continuum cone drive unit found in the company's passive speaker lineup. Matching support stands are...

By Trusted Reviews on

Similar in length to the Panorama 2 but slightly more compact, the Formation Bar is a wide unit designed for use with TVs of 65 inches or bigger. It shares an aesthetic with the Wedge wireless speaker, sporting a sculpted look that may be distracting at...

By stereo.net.au on

I think that Bowers & Wilkins has a winner with their Formation suite of products. They are all well-designed and appear to be of high-quality construction, and a high-end whole-home wireless system will appeal to many.Naturally, it is the company's own...

By What Hi-Fi? on

B&W's newly-launched Formation wireless multi-room system has something for everyone, including home cinema fans. The Formation Bar is, you guessed it, a soundbar, and the Formation Bass is a beautifully compact subwoofer. They're two separate products...

International Review By Hifitest.de on 80

Die englische Lautsprechermarke Bowers & Wilkins ist immer wieder für Überraschungen gut, sei es ein neues Membranmaterial, außergewöhnliche Formgebung, exklusive Verarbeitung oder einfach nur exzellenter Klang. Mit der brandaktuellen Formation-Serie...