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B&W 606 vs B&W 685 S2 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

Manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins Bowers & Wilkins
Model 606 685 S2
Release Date 2018 2017
HifiSpecs Rating
Amazon Rating - -

Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification Type Passive Passive
Crossover Type 2-Way 2-Way
Enclosure type Bass Reflex Bass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz] 52 - 28000 49 - 22000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz] - -
Maximum SPL [dB] - -
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB] 88 88
Nominal Impedance (Ohms) 8 8
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) - -
Recommended Amplifier Power [W] 120 25
Crossover Frequency [Hz] - 4000
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz] - -
Driver Units

Tweeter: 1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminum dome high-frequency
Mid/Bass Drivers: 1x ø165mm (6.5 in) Continuum™ cone bass / midrange


Tweeter: 1 x 25mm aluminium dome
Mid/Bass Drivers: 1 x 165mm kevlar cone

Connectivity Wired Wired
Inputs Single Wire Single Wire
Outputs - -
Magnetic Shielding No No

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form Factor Shelf, Stand Shelf, Stand
Distance from Wall [cm] 15 15

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length ~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
Width ~11.8 in
~299.72 mm
~29.97 cm
~12.8 in
~325.12 mm
~32.51 cm
Height ~13.5 in
~342.9 mm
~34.29 cm
~13.5 in
~342.9 mm
~34.29 cm
Weight (Single Speaker) ~15.2 lb
~6894.6 g
~6.89 kg
~15 lb
~6803.89 g
~6.8 kg
Shipping Weight ~35 lb
~15875.73 g
~15.88 kg
~30 lb
~13607.77 g
~13.61 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black
  • White
  • Black Ash
  • Light Oak
  • Red Cherry
  • Wenge

Detachable Grilles No No

Price and Warranty

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Warranty 3 Years 3 Years
Amazon Price

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