In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Borea BR09 and BW 603, two Floor-standing speakers from Triangle and Bowers & Wilkins.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Triangle Borea BR09 and B&W 603 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Triangle Borea BR09 and B&W 603 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Borea BR09 and BW 603 are 3-way speakers. Borea BR09 features a 1" Tweeter , a 6" Midrange and 3 x 6" Woofer . On the other hand, BW 603 features a 1" Tweeter , a 6" Midrange and 2 x 6.5" Paper Woofer .
Borea BR09 has a frequency range of 35 - 22 Hz whereas BW 603 has a frequency range of 48-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Borea BR09 and BW 603 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Borea BR09 sensitivity is rated at 92.5 dB and BW 603's is at 88.5 dB. This 4 dB difference makes Triangle Borea BR09 a more sensitive speaker compared to B&W 603, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
Borea BR09 has a power range of up to 170 watts RMS whereas BW 603 has a power range of 30-200 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
BW 603 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Borea BR09 has a Posts which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Borea BR09 has a front firing port whereas BW 603 has a firing ports.
Size of a speaker can sometimes become an important decision factor due to space constraints or in some cases purely for esthetic reasons. In this section, We are going to compare Triangle Borea BR09's and B&W 603's external dimensions. Triangle Borea BR09 has external dimensions of 1095.0mm x 206.0mm x 314.0mm ( 43.1inch x 8.1inch x 12.3inch ) whereas B&W 603 has external dimensions of 985.0mm x 190.0mm x 340.0mm ( 38.7inch x 7.4inch x 13.3inch ) .
B&W 603 is 16mm narrower and 110mm shorter than Triangle Borea BR09 but it is also 26mm deeper.
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Triangle Borea BR09 and B&W 603.