Bowers & Wilkins Reference Series CWM7.3 S2 is a 3-way Passive In-wall In-wall speaker by Bowers Wilkins. It features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter, 1 x 4" Midrange and 2 x 6" Aerofoil Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 48-28kHz and a sensitivity of 90 dB. B&W CWM7.3 S2 has an MSRP of 4200$ per pair.
What size of room is the B&W CWM7.3 S2 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the B&W CWM7.3 S2 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
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What is the Frequency Response of the B&W CWM7.3 S2 speaker?
B&W CWM7.3 S2 has a Frequency response range of 48-28kHz at ±3dB and Power Range of 25-200 watts. At a minimum frequency of 48 Hz, CWM7.3 S2 will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with B&W CWM7.3 S2, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $5000. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how CWM7.3 S2's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the B&W CWM7.3 S2? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
B&W CWM7.3 S2's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 90 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Bowers & Wilkins Reference Series CWM7.3 S2 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
90dB of Bowers & Wilkins Reference Series CWM7.3 S2 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
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CWM7.3 S2 features Spring post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
B&W CWM7.3 S2 External Dimensions and Weight
B&W CWM7.3 S2 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 28.0000-inch x 9.9375-inch x 4.0625-inch (712.0 x 253.0 x 104.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of B&W CWM7.3 S2 is approximately 263.1cm2 / 40.8inch2.
Cabinet type and Materials
B&W CWM7.3 S2 has a In-wall
What's in the Box of B&W CWM7.3 S2?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of CWM7.3 S2:
In-wall loudspeakerMounting frameGrilleBaffle box2 Mounting plates (1 pre-installed)Paint shieldTwo-piece foam port plug8 Screws2 Wing-nutsHex-wrenchCutout TemplateInstallation InstructionsWarranty Information
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.