In this review, we will be comparing specifications of BW 606 and L100, two Bookshelf cameras from Bowers & Wilkins and Polk Audio.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of B&W 606 and Polk L100 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how B&W 606 and Polk L100 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both BW 606 and L100 are 2-way speakers. BW 606 features a 1" Decoupled Carbon Decoupled Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Continuum Woofer . On the other hand, L100 features a 1" Ring Radiator Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polypropylene Woofer .
BW 606 has a frequency range of 52-28k Hz whereas L100 has a frequency range of 57-38k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
BW 606 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to L100 which has a nominal impedance of 4 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. BW 606 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and L100's is at 85.5 dB dB.
BW 606 has a power range of 30-120 watts RMS whereas L100 has a power range of 30-160 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
BW 606 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. L100 has a Dual Binding Posts which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both BW 606 and L100 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.