B&W Formation Duo Wireless Speakers

£3,499.00

Introducing Bowers & Wilkins Formation Duo – the first wireless speakers that live up to the exacting audiophile standards of Bowers & Wilkins. Each one features our patented, Carbon Dome, tweeter-on-top technology for crystal clear highs, and the same innovative Continuum cone driver found on our industry-defining 800 Series Diamond speakers. When coupled with our exclusive Formation® Wireless Technology that produces an immersive, seamless, high-fidelity soundstage, we are redefining “wireless audio” – true to our groundbreaking heritage. Formation Duo is wired fidelity, wirelessly* – and why we like to think that they are the Highest Form of Sound.

 

Formation Duo

  • The ultimate 96/24 bit high-resolution streaming audio system
  • Carbon domed tweeter-on-top design from our 700 Series
  • Designed with the legendary Continuum™ Cone from our 800 Series
  • Features Formation® Wireless Technology
  • WiFi, Apple® AirPlay 2®, Spotify® Connect, Roon and Bluetooth compatible
  • Sets up in moments
  • Synchronizes in perfected harmony with other Formation product

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Model
Formation Duo

Description
Wireless High Performance Speaker System 

Technical features
Apple® AirPlay 2® technology
Spotify® Connect
Roon Ready
Bluetooth In
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Digital amplifier 
Dynamic EQ

Drive units
1x ø25mm (1 in) Carbon dome high-frequency
1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum™ cone bass midrange

Frequency response
25Hz to 33kHz 

Amplifier power output
2 x 125W 

Input voltage
100V – 240V – 50/60Hz 

Power consumption
Below 6 Watts (Sleep)* 

Connections
Network (RJ45 Ethernet or WiFi)
USB – service only 
Bluetooth 
Bluetooth® v4.1, Class 2
AptX HD
AAC 
SBC 

Dimensions
Height: 395mm (15.5 in)
Width: 197 (7.8 in)
Depth: 305mm (12 in)
Weight: 10.6kg (23.4lb)

AirPlay 2 compatibility
iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 11.4 or later, Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th Generation) with tv OS 11.4 or later, Mac or PC with iTunes 12.8 or later. 

*Formation products create a mesh network. Each product in this network dynamically chooses the optimal path to route audio-data between products, in order to ensure a robust streaming experience. We have therefore certified Formation products for High Network Availability (HiNA) and conform to the appropriate power requirements set out in the ERP directive.