When it comes to high-quality speakers, Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) stands out as a premier brand, known for its exceptional sound and innovative technology. In this comparison review, we are taking a closer look at two of their stand-mount speaker models: the newly launched 606 S3 and the 606 S2 Anniversary Edition. Both speakers belong to the iconic 600 series, but how do they differ? Let's dive in.
B&W 606 S3:
B&W 606 S2 Anniversary Edition:
|Feature / Specification||B&W 606 S3 (New)||B&W 606 S2|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||344x189x300mm (cabinet only)||345x190x300mm (cabinet only)|
|328mm including grille and terminals||324mm including grille and terminals|
|Net Weight||7.05kg (15.5 lb)||6.9kg (15.2 lb)|
|Tweeter||Titanium Dome™||Decoupled Double Dome aluminum|
|Midrange/Bass Cone||Continuum™||Continuum™ with FST™|
|Frequency Range||-6dB 40Hz - 33kHz||-6dB at 40Hz and 33kHz|
|Frequency Response||52Hz - 28kHz ±3dB||52Hz - 28kHz ±3dB|
|Sensitivity||88dB (at 2.83Vrms at 1m)||88dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)|
|Harmonic Distortion||<1% 100Hz - 22kHz<br><0.5% 150Hz - 12kHz||<1% 100Hz - 22kHz<br><0.5% 150Hz - 20kHz|
|Nominal Impedance||8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)||8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)|
|Amplifier Power||30W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme||30W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme|
|Cabinet Finishes||Black, White, Oak||Black, White, Oak|
|Grille Finishes||Black (Black), Grey (White and Oak)||Black, Grey, Grey|
Both the B&W 606 S3 and the 606 S2 Anniversary Edition showcase B&W's commitment to delivering unparalleled sound quality. They offer a fantastic blend of precision, clarity, and depth, making them a treat for audiophiles.
The choice between the two may come down to personal preferences such as design tweaks, the allure of the new Titanium Dome™ tweeter in the S3, or the Anniversary Edition tag on the S2. Either way, you're in for an auditory experience that's nothing short of exceptional.
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