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Bowers and Wilkings 685 Speakers
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                09-15-2015, 11:23 AM by Co0s
                Can be great stand alone for everyday tv/ movie watching, also great paired with the bowers and wilkins M1's as rear speakers and the B&W 600 series center the HTM61 or the 62. The highs in the speakers (and any B&W for that matter) are exceptionally phenomenal and cannot be matched in sound by any other speaker in or below its price point.
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                Bowers and Wilkings 685 Speakers

                Description: For hi-fi or home cinema in small to medium-sized rooms, you need a loudspeaker that doesn't take up floor area, but whose sound can still command the space. You'll find the 685, which can sit on a shelf, table, stand or wall-mount, an inspired choice.

                Its 165mm diameter Kevlar® cone bass/midrange is based on a tried-and-trusted Bowers & Wilkins design, but its new fixed centre bullet helps to smooth the response in upper frequencies. Also, by setting the bass/midrange closer to the tweeter than in equivalent earlier speakers, we have improved the integration and vertical dispersion of sound from the two units. The NautilusTM tube-loaded, aluminium dome tweeter, featuring a new surround material to improve spaciousness and imaging, adds needle-sharp top end all the way to 50kHz and beyond.

                The improvements to the drive units in the new 600 Series make it possible, for the first time, to introduce a minimalist crossover to the range. The use of components that are fewer in number but higher in quality - hand-picked in exhaustive listening tests - reduces the degradation of the signal significantly. So, whether you're enjoying hi-fi or home cinema, what you hear is that much closer to what was recorded.


                Detail Value
                Binding Electronics
                Brand Bowers & Wilkins
                EAN 0714346305681
                Feature Multi-Award Winner
                Bookshelf, wall-mount or stand
                Woven Kevlar cones
                Cherry Wood cabinet
                Item Height 13.4 inches
                Item Length 12.3 inches
                Item Width 7.8 inches
                Label B&W
                Manufacturer B&W
                MPN 685/BLACK
                Package Height 17.13 inches
                Package Length 21.26 inches
                Package Weight 35.78 pounds
                Package Width 18.31 inches
                PartNumber 685/BLACK
                ProductGroup CE
                ProductTypeName ABIS_ELECTRONICS
                Publisher B&W
                Studio B&W
                Title Bowers and Wilkings 685 Speakers
                UPC 714346305681
                UPCList - UPCListElement 714346305681
                Item Weight 15.43 pounds
                Model 685
                Size 13.4" H x 7.8" W x 12.3" D