BW 606 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Bowers & Wilkins. It features a 1" Decoupled Dome Tweeter and 1 x 6.5" Continuum Woofer.
B&W 606 is the latest member of Bowers & Wilkins's 600 series of speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series History
B&W 606 has a Frequency response range of 52-28k Hz at ±3dB (40Hz-33kHz at -6dB) and Power Range of 30-120 watts. At a minimum frequency of 52 Hz, BW 606 will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
The Bookshelf model with the lowest Low Frequency level in our database is Wharfedale Elysian 2, with bass extending down to impressive 35 Hz.
On the other hand, model with the highest Frequency is Sony SS-CS5 with its high frequency limit of 50 kHz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
B&W 606's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms but can go down to as low as 3.7 ohms, and has a sensitivity of 88 dB.
BW 606 has Post type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring.
Recommended Break In
allow up to a week for the temperature effects to stabilise and 15 hours of average use for the parts to attain their intended design characteristics. .
Cabinet type and Materials
B&W 606 has a Bass Reflex type cabinet and MDF/Vinyl finish. B&W 606 is a back-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
B&W 606 is available in Black, White.
Weight and Dimensions
B&W 606 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 13.5inch x 7.4inch x 12.7inch (345.0mm x 190.0mm x 324.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 15.2lbs (6.90kg ).
To have a better perspective on the real life size of B&W 606, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
BW 606 doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
BW 606 comes with magnetic removable grilles(black or gray depending on the body color).
What's in the Box?
2 Bookshelf loudspeakers2 Grilles2 Two-piece foam port plugs8 Self-adhesive rubber feet4 Jumper-straps Manual Bowers & Wilkins brochureWarranty Information
Download User Manual for B&W 606
Official Brochure for B&W 606
Official Product Page
Official Product Page for B&W 606
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.