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B&W 606S2 Anniversary Edition
  • B&W 606S2 Anniversary Edition
B&W 606S2 Anniversary Edition 2 Way Loudspeaker 40Hz and 33kHz, 30W – 120W
RRP:
NZ$ 1,999.00
Price:
NZ$ 1,198.99 including GST
 
NZ$ 1,042.60 excluding GST
Tuesday 28 Feb
B&W 606S2
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The 606 S2 Anniversary Edition is the seventh generation of our iconic 600 Series stand-mount speaker. The ideal combination of size and power, it blends its advanced Continuum™ cone with an improved crossover for even more insight in your music. 25 years on, it remains the standard for attainable performance loudspeakers.

* Stand/s not included.

STANDS NOT INCLUDED

Layered, beautiful details

The new 606 S2 Anniversary Edition adopts a refined and upgraded version of the proven Decoupled Double Dome tweeter, offering 38kHz breakup performance. The result? An accurate and immersive reproduction of your favourite music.


Truly amazing sound

Voices and instruments are delivered with purity and precision, thanks to the revolutionary Continuum cone, as found in our flagship 800 Series Diamond. Once reserved for only our most revered models, Continuum brings you a cleaner and more accurate performance.

Upgraded and optimised crossovers

As well as celebratory cosmetic changes, 600 Series Anniversary also benefits from a new optimised crossover design featuring carefully selected components, offering greater insight from your music.

Size & weight

Dimensions Height: 345mm (13.5 in)
Width: 190mm (7.5 in)
Depth: 300mm (11.8 in) cabinet only
324mm (12.8 in) including grille and terminals
Net weight 6.9kg (15.2 lb)

Technical details

Technical features Decoupled Double Dome aluminum tweeter
Continuum™ cone FST™ midrange
Flowport™
Description 2-way vented-box system
Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) Aluminum dome high-frequency
1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum™ cone bass / midrange
Frequency range -6dB at 40Hz and 33kHz
Frequency response 52Hz - 28kHz ±3dB
Sensitivity 88dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)
Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
<1% 100Hz - 22kHz
<0.5% 150Hz - 20kHz
Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 3.7Ω)
Recommended amplifier power 30W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

Size & weight

Dimensions Height: 300mm (11.8 in)
Width: 165mm (6.5 in)
Depth: 207mm (8.1 in) cabinet only
231mm (9.1 in) including grille and terminals
Net weight 4.7kg (10.4 lb)

Technical details

Technical features Decoupled Double Dome aluminum tweeter
Continuum™ cone FST™ midrange
Flowport™
Description 2-way vented-box system
Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) Aluminum dome high-frequency
1x ø130mm (5 in) Continuum™ cone bass / midrange
Frequency range -6dB at 40Hz and 33kHz
Frequency response 52Hz - 28kHz ±3dB
Sensitivity 84dB spl (2.83Vrms, 1m)
Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
<1% 110Hz - 22kHz
<0.5% 180Hz - 20kHz
Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 4.0Ω)
Recommended amplifier power 30W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

The original 606 are fine speakers, but this new version is obviously better across the board. Considering the relatively minor engineering changes that’s a real surprise – but a thoroughly pleasant one.

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